This page will provide general instructions for searching Photo Archives related data in the Oriental Institute Online Collections Search. Selecting "Photo Archives" from the drop-down menu will allow users to search only those records from the Photo Archives catalog. Users can search by keyword, title, photo number, negative number, digital number, registration number, photographer, collector, other people, description, and multimedia by selecting the appropriate value from the second drop-down menu. The standardization of the information for the records in the Photo Archives catalog is not yet complete, so you may come across records with incomplete fields, varying input formats for specific field information, and/or missing JPEGs. This information, along with the Wikispace instructions, is being updated regularly. There are currently over 45,000 records in the Photo Archives catalog. Photo Archives records are color coded green.
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By selecting from the second drop-down menu, specific searches can be conducted on the following fields: