SPEC Kit 333: Art & Artifact Management · 101
Library of Congress
Arrangement Schemes for Photographs
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Buildings and structures
Construction site location
Type of structure
Type or date
Creator-based series Names of photographers or sponsors of images
Sample Container List (Fictional Collection)
The following container contents list for a finding aid illustrates a typical arrangement scheme
using a fictional photograph collection. The broadest categories are based on type of material,
such as prints, albums, and negatives. The subcategories rely on genre and subject matter. Most
material fits into document boxes, but special storage locations are noted for daguerreotypes,
panoramas, and supplement archives.
Milagro Family Photographs, 1855-1981, bulk 1890-1966
Box 1 Portraits
Milagro, Concepcion, 1863-1888, n.d.
Milagro, Hermione, 1887-1972
Milagro, Marco Polo, 1909-1966
Milagro, Maria Guadalupe, 1862-1942, n.d.
Milagro, Minnie Corazon, 1916-1980
Milagro, Simon Bolivar, 1876-1936
Milagro, Yabasta, 1895-1966
O’Neal, Carmen Milagro, 1937-1966
O’Neal, Seamus, 1936-1965, n.d.
Friends and associates
Bayard, Thomas Francis, 1894-1942
Farragut, David G., 1862
Harte, Bret, 1876
Paul, Alice, 1914-1953
Scott, Randolph, 1936-1942