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Acme Telephoto Photograph Collection

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Collection Summary

Acme Telephoto Photograph Collection

Circa 1940s    

Collection ID

Acme Telephoto

4.5 linear feet (9 boxes)

Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Materials in English.


Detailed Collection Information

Description of Collection

A collection of news negatives taken by staff photographers for Acme Telephoto. Descriptions accompany each negative.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Patron Information

Research Access

Collection is open for research. Individuals seeking permission to use these negatives must contact United Press International.

Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.

Publication and Copyright Information

The Acme Telephoto Photograph Collection is the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.

Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Acme Telephoto Photograph Collection, PC-73, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Donated on December 17, 1996, Accession 847.

Processing Information

Finding aid revised according to contemporary archival standards in July 2015.     

Index Terms

The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:

Corporate Names:
Acme Telephoto
Philadelphia (Pa.)

Material Types:

No Inventory Available