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David Grant Noble photographs and papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-4504

Scope and Contents

The David Grant Noble photographs and papers document Noble's work as a photographer and writer. Photographs consist of black and white prints, color prints, platinum prints, contact sheets, proofs, negatives, slides, transparencies, and related papers. Subjects include landscapes of the American Southwest, Vietnam, New York City, Taos Pueblo, cars, portraits, China, the Yucatán, Ecuador, and others. Papers consist of lectures, publications, professional correspondence, unpublished writings, journals, and publicity and reviews.

Dates

  • circa 1940s-2017

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Box 59 (computer media): Restricted fragile. Access copies of digital files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Box 60 (microcassette): Restricted fragile. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Conditions Governing Use

The David Grant Noble Photographs and Papers is the physical peroperty of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from David Grant Noble on the Frederick W. and Carrie S. Beinecke Fund for Western Americana, 2021, and gift of David Grant Noble, 2021.

Arrangement

Organized into two series: I. Photographs, circa 1940s-2017. II. Papers, 1950-2017.

Related Materials

David Grant Noble, Photographs of Southwestern Cultural Landscapes (WA Photos Folio 142), Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.

David Grant Noble, Photographs of Mohawk steelworkers, New York City (WA Photos 318), Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.

David Grant Noble, Photographs of Ojibwa wild rice harvests (WA Photos 380), Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.

David Grant Noble, Photographs of Ojibwa cemeteries and Ojibwa families (WA Photos 401), Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.

David Grant Noble, Portfolio of photographs of American Indians (1988 Folio 79), Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.

Extent

59.58 Linear Feet (66 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.dgnnoble

David Grant Noble

David Grant Noble (born 1939) is an American photographer and writer whose focus is the history and archaeology of the American Southwest.
Title
Guide to the David Grant Noble Photographs and Papers
Author
by Janet Lopes and Michael Rush
Date
March 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Revision Statements

  • 2022-03-03: Added recent acquisitions

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Contact:
P. O. Box 208330
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(203) 432-2977

Location

121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Opening Hours

Access Information

The Beinecke Library is open to all Yale University students and faculty, and visiting researchers whose work requires use of its special collections. You will need to bring appropriate photo ID the first time you register. Beinecke is a non-circulating, closed stack library. Paging is done by library staff during business hours. You can request collection material online at least two business days in advance of your visit, using the request links in Archives at Yale. For more information, please see Planning Your Research Visit and consult the Reading Room Policies prior to visiting the library.