Author Biographical Info

The McGovern Historical Center (MHC) is the historical and special collections department for The TMC Library. The MHC maintains rare book and archival collections. Artificial collections have been created to provide access to materials without clear provenance in order to increase discoverability.

Publication Date

2022

Keywords

Meningitis Epidemic 1912, Automobiles, George H. Hermann Memorial Statue, Construction, Speech and hearing therapy, Floods, Photograph collections

Abstract

The TMC Library Historical Photograph Collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, published prints, printed materials, postcards, framed images, audiovisual materials, and a plaque. The collection consists of roughly 5300 items, which includes individual 35mm slides, 35mm negatives, 120 format negatives, photographic prints, and other printed materials. This is an artificial collection of several types of images collected by or donated to the McGovern Historical Center (MHC) through the years. The bulk of the materials date from 1940 to 1990. The entire collection depicts images from 1543 to 2004. See more at IC 098.

Comments

The collection was stored in filing cabinets until 2016 when they were rehoused in archival boxes. After materials were transferred to more appropriate collections, the remaining items were inventoried and rehoused in standard 0.5 cubic foot document boxes.

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