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Collection PH.GL.001 - British Gardens Aerial Photographs Collection, ca. 1900s-1980s
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Identity area

Reference code

US DDO-ICFA PH.GL.001

Title

British Gardens Aerial Photographs Collection, ca. 1900s-1980s

Date(s)

  • ca. 1900s-1980s (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

15 boxes of black and white aerial photographs

Context area

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The source of this collection is unknown. However, some photographs have labels that indicate that the original negatives are from the Cambridge University Aerial Photography Committee, the Courtauld Institute, the National Monuments Record, and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Contains aerial photographs of historic estates and gardens in the United Kingdom (England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales). The vast majority of the material relates to English sites with some coverage of Scotland, but minimal representation for Ireland and Wales.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Photographs are organized by location - region (England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales), county, and estate - filed alphabetically within each grouping.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Access to the collection is unrestricted. It is available for research purposes. Appointment is required for access because researcher space is limited: http://www.doaks.org/icfa-appointment-request-form. For research queries, contact the staff of Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (icfa@doaks.org).

Conditions governing reproduction

Photographs are for research and study purposes only. Since the source of the images has not been determined, their copyright status is also unknown.

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Description identifier

US

Institution identifier

DDO-ICFA

Rules and/or conventions used

Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)

Status

Draft

Level of detail

Minimal

Dates of creation revision deletion

This record was created by Shalimar White on January 30, 2014 and edited by Shalimar White on May 14, 2014.

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Act

Research

Restriction

Allow

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Rights note(s)

Preferred Citation: British Gardens Aerial Photographs Study Collection, PH.GL.001, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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Publish

Restriction

Disallow

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Rights note(s)

Photographs are for research and study purposes only.

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Copyright

Copyright status

Under copyright

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