Morgan Aerial Photographic Collection [graphic].
Aerial views recording places and events in most counties of the Republic and a number from Northern Ireland.
|Main Creator:||Morgan, Alexander Campbell, 1919-1958|
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A small number of individual items in the Morgan Collection are catalogued under call no. MOR title and subject.
Many of the photographs were commissioned by newspapers, industrial concerns, churches and schools. A number of photographs were published in Independent Newspapers in a weekly series "Views from the air" in 1957.
The Morgan collection is organised through four types of call numbers: 1. MOR 1-2850; 2. MOR X1-X12; 3. Morgan Unidentified which are numbered 1-72 and U1-50; and 4. Morgan vertical 1-24, vertical A1-A52, vertical 1C-36C, vertical 1D-57D and vertical unidentified.
Related Materials: National Photographic Archive : Independent Newspapers bought 8 boxes of Morgan aerial views and these are included in the Independent Newspapers Photographic Collection and were given the numbers IND Aerial A1-452
Related Materials: National Photographic Archive : See also Morgan Aerial Photographic Collection Additional (vtls 756115).
Physical description: plastic negatives 2485 : b&w; 13.3 cm x 11 cm or smaller.
Physical description: 66 boxes ; in phase boxes, in mylar, in preservation envelopes.
Physical description: prints 115 : b&w.
Physical description: prints 1 : col.
Citations/References: "Into the Light: an Illustrated Guide to the Photographic Collections in the National Library of Ireland" by Sarah Rouse, pp 64-65.
Finding Aids: Two folders of a typed index from Morgan's own detailed notebook providing date and place information on each negative are available in the NPA reading room.