George Romney Papers: 1920s-1973
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Access and Use

Acquisition Information:

The collection was the gift of George Romney (donor no. 4703) and came to the library in 1969. Subsequent accessions were received in 1983 and 1985.

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

The collection contains audio tapes from which digital copies have been made. Source tapes are for staff use only. Audio files are only available in the Bentley Historical Library reading room on designated Bentley Library computers.


Copyright has been transferred to the University of Michigan.

Alternate Format:

All 2-inch videotapes and 16mm films in the Romney collection were digitized in 2009 and are available for use in the reading room on DVD. Streaming files were also created all streaming files are listed in this finding aid, but only a small selections are currently online. The latter can be viewed using the 'view video: link

Processing Information:

Box 84 eliminated in 2004 reboxing. Contents merged into box 83.

In preparing digital material for long-term preservation and access, the Bentley Historical Library adheres to professional best practices and standards to ensure that content will retain its authenticity and integrity. For more information on procedures for the ingest and processing of digital materials, please see Bentley Historical Library Digital Processing Note. Access to digital material may be provided either as a direct link to an individual file or as a downloadable package of files bundled in a zip file.

Preferred Citation:

item, folder title, box no., George Romney Papers, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan

Alternate Format:

Digitization: The Library has undertaken the digitization of a number of sound recordings within this collection. The resulting audio files are available for playback only in the Bentley Library Reading Room. Links to item images and additional information are available within this finding aid. Original sound recordings are only available for staff use.