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Herbert Y. Bell (1882-1965) Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 75/31/23

Scope and Contents

The series consists of eleven four-by-five inch glass plate negatives accompanied by corresponding contact prints. The negatives date from the period 1906-1911[?] and feature views of the Northwestern University campus and of University events (including a May, 1908, interscholastic track meet and commencement, ca. 1911). One additional contact print depicting Evanston's Grosse Point Lighthouse is unaccompanied by a negative. Negative emulsions are in fair to poor condition with considerable clouding, flaking, and loss of detail. The negatives with their contact prints are filed individually in folders. There is also a folder of correspondence.

Dates

  • Other: Majority of material found within 1906-1911

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored at a remote campus location and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The series consists of eleven four-by-five inch glass plate negatives accompanied by corresponding contact prints. The negatives date from the period 1906-1911[?] and feature views of the Northwestern University campus and of University events (including a May, 1908, interscholastic track meet and commencement, ca. 1911). One additional contact print depicting Evanston's Grosse Point Lighthouse is unaccompanied by a negative. Negative emulsions are in fair to poor condition with considerable clouding, flaking, and loss of detail. The negatives with their contact prints are filed individually in folders.

Arrangement

The folders of glass plates are arranged alphabetically by their titles or descriptions.

Method of Acquisition

Donated to the University Archives by Herbert Y. Bell, Jr. on May 22, 2003 (Accession #03-87).

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard; June 12, 2003.
Title
Guide to the Herbert Y. Bell (1882-1965) Photographs
Author
Kevin B. Leonard
Date
12/06/2003
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635