Prior to the year 2000, photo collections were assigned a number
Since 2000 incoming collections are assigned a number within the year they were accessioned, such as 2000-P-001, not the year the photos were taken.
At one time individual photographs were assigned to a letter collection based on size.
11024-11065 large manuscripts
20017- small manuscripts
30000- state agency series
40000- local government series
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