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Collection Number: P0055

Collection Title: Frank A. Daniels Collection of Photographs, 1936-1972

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Size 0.75 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 826 items)
Abstract Frank A. Daniels (Frank Arthur Daniels Jr., born 1931) of Raleigh, N.C., was president and publisher of the Raleigh News and Observer and a civic and business leader. His father, Frank A. Daniels Sr., and his grandfather, Josephus Daniels, were also publishers of the News and Observer. The collection consists of 812 negatives and 14 prints that primarily depict the Daniels family. The bulk of the images date from the 1960s and 1970s and are portraits or family groups. Included are black-and-white and color negatives, original and copy, as well as a small number of black-and-white prints.
Creator Daniels, Frank A. (Frank Arthur), 1931-
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Photographic negatives are available with special staff assistance.
Restrictions to Use
For copyright and use restrictions contact the North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Frank A. Daniels Collection of Photographs #P0055, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Transferred from the Manuscripts Department, University of North Carolina Library at Chapel Hill. Accession no. 30715.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Frank A. Daniels (Frank Arthur Daniels Jr., born 1931) of Raleigh, N.C., was president and publisher of the Raleigh News and Observer. He was a business and civic leader, serving on the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority and also on the Board of the Associated Press. His father, Frank A. Daniels Sr., and his grandfather, Josephus Daniels, were publishers of the News and Observer. Josephus Daniels was Secretary of the Navy, 1913-1921, and United States Ambassador to Mexico, 1933-1941.

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The collection consists of 812 negatives and 14 prints that primarily depict the Daniels family. The bulk of the images date from the 1960s and 1970s and are portraits or family groups. Individuals depicted include:

Both original and copy negatives are present and include several formats: black-and-white sheet film, black-and-white 120 roll film, black-and-white 35mm film, and color sheet film. Prints are black-and-white.

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Contents list

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826 items.

Arrangement: Alphabetical by name.

Images are in envelopes labeled with the name(s) of the subjects. Each envelope is numbered, 126 envelopes total.

Black and White Film Box 01

Negatives and Prints, 1936-1972. #P0055, Series: "Frank A. Daniels Collection of Photographs, 1936-1972." 01

Black-and-white Sheet Film Negatives, Color Sheet Film Negatives, and Black-and-White Prints.

826 images.

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Processing Information

Processed by: North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, 1997

Encoded by: Tracy M. Jackson, June 2011

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