Using Kodak PhotoCD Technology for Preservation and Access:
A Guide for Librarians, Archivists, and Curators
Anne R. Kenney and Oya Y Rieger
Department of Preservation and Conservation, Cornell University Library for
New York State Education Department, Program for the Conservation and Preservation of Library Material

FORM 1

Comprehensive Research Libraries Coordinated Preservation Projects

KODAK PHOTO CD PROJECT
Preservation and Conservation Department
Cornell University Library

Institution: _______________________________________

Photo CD Proj. # (e.g., Columbia's first item = Col 1): ___________________

Contact Person: ___________________________________

Address: _________________________________________

Telephone #: ______________________________________

Artist/Creator/Author: _______________________________

Title: ___________________ Date of Creation: ___________

DESCRIPTION:
  • Architectural Drawing:
    • Blueprint
    • Pen/Ink
    • Other (explain):_______
  • Book Illustration
  • Handwriten Manuscript
  • Illuminated Manuscript
  • Map
  • Works of Art:
    • Watercolor
    • Sketch
    • Other (explain):_______
  • Poster
  • Broadside
  • Playbill
  • Scrapbook Leaf
  • Sheet Music Cover
  • Other (explain):____________

Brief Written Description:

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  • Photograph (print formats):
    • Cartes de viste (1860s-1870s)
    • Cabinet Card (1870-1910)
    • 4x5 (1885-1910)
    • Postcard (1910-1930)
    • 5" x 7"
    • 8" x 10"
    • 3 ½" x 5" (after 1960)

Document Value:

  • Very Important
  • Significant
  • Marginal

Document Usage:

  • 10+ uses a year
  • 5-10 uses a year
  • 1-5 uses a year
  • Used less than once a year

Document Condition:

  • Excellent
  • Good
  • Average
  • Poor

DOCUMENTS ATTRIBUTES:

Significant Detail: (smallest detail that must be captured, e.g., contour lines, text characters):

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Indicate the importance of attributes in source documents for inclusion in the digital file, e.g., the nature of the medium and support of the original (pencil on paper), illustration, tonal range, and color information. Indicate whether preservation quality microfilm or photocopy would meet your reformatting needs. Please consult with curator/bibliographer:

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Must the digital image convey the production process (e.g., gouges of a woodcut, screen ruling of a halftone, black lace effect of an aquatint)?

Comments: ________________________________________________

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