Collection Type: Cultural organisation Library Museum Research center SALT comprises an extensive library that focuses on the arts, architecture, design, urbanism, and social and economic history, as well as an archive of physical and digital documents. The archive collections of SALT Research include Contemporary Art Archives, Ottoman Bank Archive, The Archive of Architecture and Design, Italian Embassy Archive, Saint Pierre Archive, World Council of Churches Archive, The Archive of Crete, French Press in the Ottoman Empire, Maps, as well as general photographs, family archives, magazines, newspapers, coins, lists, and plans. The collections includes photographs from the 19th and 20th century related to art, design, architecture and urbanism, and social history.

Photographs were acquired by donation, deposit and purchase and the collection is still expanding. Formats include film based negatives, glass negatives and positives, positive prints, digital files, Black and White images and color images. Photographs are available at distance on an electronic database.

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