Scope and Contents
Portraits chiefly created by Carl Van Vechten or his assigns.
Digital surrogates for prints in this component are available in the Digital Collections.
- 1845-1967 (bulk 1932-1964)
- Majority of material found within Bulk, 1932–1964
- From the Collection: Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Language of Materials
Chiefly in English; some material in French and Spanish.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Box 176 is for research use only, and may not be duplicated.
Boxes 206-209, 213-217, 223: Restricted fragile material. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Boxes 313-324: Restricted fragile material. Reference surrogates have been substituted in the main files with the exception of clippings relating to World War I and Edgar Saltus which were too fragile to be duplicated. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Box 325: Restricted until 2035. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Boxes 566-573: Restricted fragile material and not available for research. Duplicate copies of these negatives are available in the subseries "Copy Negatives on 35-millimeter Film," boxes 610-625. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Arranged alphabetically by the surname of the subject and then chronologically. In cases with multiple persons, the titles arrange individuals alphabetically by surname rather than by physical representation in the image.
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