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Peninsula-Times Tribune Photographs
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Peninsula-Times Tribune Photographs
    Dates: 1975-1991
    Collection Number: 1996-130
    Creator/Collector: Peninsula-Times Tribune
    Extent: 6 linear feet (approx. 7,665 photographs)
    Online items available
    Repository: History San Jose Research Library
    San Jose, California 95112
    Abstract: Photographs taken for the former Peninsula-Times Tribune newspaper.
    Language of Material: English


    The photographs are available to researchers by appointment with the Curator of Library & Archives

    Publication Rights

    The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgement, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item]. Peninsula-Times Tribune Photographs. Collection Number: 1996-130. History San Jose Research Library

    Acquisition Information

    Photographs were transferred to History San Jose in 1996 from the City of Palo Alto. Portions of the original collection were also transferred to other institutions.

    Biography/Administrative History

    The Peninsula-Times Tribune was organized in April 1979 from a merger of the Palo Alto Times and the Redwood City Tribune, both owned by the parent company Peninsula Newspapers Incorporated. The paper ceased publishing in 1993.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection consists of original prints taken by staff and freelance photographers for the Peninsula-Times Tribune, many of which include caption and photo credit information. They are organized in original folders by subject, and have been cataloged at item level. The bulk of the images were taken in the late 1970s through early 1991, though there are historic prints from other sources included.

    Indexing Terms

    Newspaper office libraries
    Palo Alto (Calif.)
    Santa Clara County (Calif.)
    photographic prints

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