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Guide to the Nineteenth Century Photograph Collection, 1860-1880
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Historical Note:
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Nineteenth Century Photograph Collection
    Dates: 1860-1880
    Identification: SC/NCP
    Creator: Delmar T. Oviatt Library
    Physical Description: 0.21 linear feet
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Special Collections
    Abstract: This collection consists of tintypes, ambrotypes, and cartes de visite of unrelated individuals, probably photographed in the United States during the 1860s and 1870s. The cartes de visite are photographs of Civil War soldiers, mostly officers. There is one early 19th-century albumen print.

    Historical Note:

    The Oviatt Library created this collection of materials for study and research.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Photographic material

    Geographic Name:

    United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Portraits

    Topical Term:

    Photography -- Printing processes -- Albumen -- Specimens

    Administrative Information

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], [date], Nineteenth Century Photograph Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of tintypes, ambrotypes, and cartes de visite of unrelated individuals, probably photographed in the United States during the 1860s and 1870s. The cartes de visite are photographs of Civil War soldiers, mostly officers. There is one early 19th-century albumen print.