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Deteriorated glass plate negatives, GPN49-GPN76


Due to their fragility, glass plate negatives are closed to research access. For viewing purposes, please use online images or prints. Contact the Rubenstein Library for more information.

Use & Permissions:

Glass plate negatives are extremely fragile. If they are handled, please use gloves at all times, pick them up by the edges, and refrain from touching the image area.

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View 28 items (Duke Digital Repository)

Using These Materials


Original glass plate negatives are closed to patron use. Print and digital copies are available.

Collection may contain materials to which the Acknowledgment of Legal Responsibilities and Privacy Rights form applies. Patrons must sign this form before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. Consequently, there may be a 24-hour delay in obtaining these materials.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.


No Copyright - United States

Materials in this collection are in the public domain.

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