1.25 cubic feet (in 3 boxes)
The collection includes approximately 1,300 scans of images and 4 CDs of scanned nineteenth century photographs, photograph albums, and negative books from the City of Petoskey area. Images in the collection include mostly Petoskey (Mich.) clubs, bay front, winter sports, Bear River, city hall, and people.
An inventory of the images is found in the first folder of Box 1, and the scans are housed in Boxes 1-2. Images were scanned both at 600 and 72 dpi. Box 3 of the collection contains digital CD-ROMs containing digital scans of the original negatives. The collection was loaned temporarily to the Clarke Historical Library so it could be scanned for preservation purposes in 2013. The collection came from several people, not just one department of the city. The original collection was returned to City Hall in Petoskey. For further information, see the inventory in Box 1.
A backup copy of all the scans and CDs is in a separate location in the stacks.
The collection was kept in its original order during processing. The collection contains only scans of original photographs, while the City of Petoskey maintains the originals. All digital CDs contained in the collection are housed in CD cases, stored in folders.