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Albumen Photographic Prints, Unmounted

Call Number: GEN MSS 580, Series I

Scope and Contents

Unmounted albumen photographic prints created by photographers employed by the studio of Mathew B. Brady that primarily depict locations, persons, and events of the American Civil War, circa 1860-1865.


  • circa 1860-1885

Physical Description

(223 photographic prints)

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection: The materials are open for research.


Arranged alphabetically by geographical location, followed by images with unidentified locations, and then studio portraits (alphabetical by surname of individual or highest ranking officer) and copy photographs.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


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Access Information

The Beinecke Library is open to all Yale University students and faculty, and visiting researchers whose work requires use of its special collections. You will need to bring appropriate photo ID the first time you register. Beinecke is a non-circulating, closed stack library. Paging is done by library staff during business hours. You can request collection material online at least two business days in advance of your visit, using the request links in Archives at Yale. For more information, please see Planning Your Research Visit and consult the Reading Room Policies prior to visiting the library.