Photographic accumulation in a variety of formats (principally glass negatives and lantern slides) from the University of Durham Department of Archaeology. Material chiefly relating to the teaching and research of Prof. Eric Birley and Prof. Rosemary Cramp on, respectively, the Roman and the Anglo-Saxon and early medieval periods, together with research materials of Joyce Kewley (on Roman altars) and Eric Parsons (on Hart, Hartlepool and clay pipes), and a miscellany of glass negatives largely from the stock of the Edis firm of Durham photographers.
University of Durham Department of Archaeology Photographic Deposit
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
See under Scope and content
The collection is still in the course of arrangement
Conditions Governing Access
Open for consultation.
Deposited by the Department of Archaeology, 1995.
The deposit also included the photographic collection of Canon Thomas Romans, and Durham lantern slides of W.T. Jones, which are now kept as separate collections, and negatives concerning the preservation work on Durham castle in the 1920's and 1930's which have been reintegrated with related material in the Durham Castle Buildings Archive.
Other Finding Aids
Accession inventory, and draft lists of some sections.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to make any published use of material from the collection must be sought in advance from the Sub-Librarian, Special Collections (e-mail PG.Library@durham.ac.uk) and, where appropriate, from the copyright owner. The Library will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.