Photographs of Washington, D.C., and New Haven, Connecticut
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of photographs created by Alexander Lmanian that document locations and events in Washington, D.C., and its vicinity, 1964-1968, as well as New Haven, Connecticut, 1968-1969.
Images of Washington document the physical impact of riots on the city following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., April 4-8, 1968, as well as events and memorials in the city and vicinity, 1967-1968. Other images include figure and nude studies.
Images of New Haven primarily document locations in the city, including overhead views of the New Haven Green and city streets, particularly the intersection of Chapel Street and College Street, as well as images of the Yale University campus.
Many images show the interior of his rooms in Washington and New Haven, including his model airplanes, copy photographs of his calendar, and self-portraits.
- 1964 - 1969
- Majority of material found within 1968 - 1969
745 negatives : film, b & w ; 5.7 x 5.7 cm. and smaller.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Restricted Fragile in box 1 may be consulted only with permission of the appropriate curator.
Existence and Location of Copies
The entire collection is available in digital form.
Conditions Governing Use
The Alexander Lmanian, Photographs of Washington, D.C., and New Haven, Connecticut is the physical property 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 the William Reese Co. on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2007.
Series I. Negatives
0.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Photographs created by Alexander Lmanian that document locations and events in Washington, D.C., and its vicinity, 1964-1968, as well as New Haven, Connecticut, 1968-1969. The images of Washington document the physical impact of riots on the city following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., April 4-8, 1968.
Alexander Lmanian (1925-1996) was a sergeant in the United States Army in World War II, and after the war became a stringer photographer for the New Haven Register newspaper and the Associated Press.
Title devised by cataloger.
- Lmanian, Alexander, 1925-1996
- Negatives (photographs)
- New Haven (Conn.) -- Pictorial works
- New Haven Green (New Haven, Conn.) -- Pictorial works
- Riots -- Washington (D.C.) -- Pictorial works
- Washington (D.C.) -- 20th Century -- Pictorial works
- Washington (D.C.) -- Pictorial works
- Yale University -- Pictorial works
- Guide to the Alexander Lmanian, Photographs of Washington, D.C., and New Haven, Connecticut
- by Matthew D. Mason
- October 2007
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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