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Philippe Halsman photographs of Yale affiliated individuals

 Collection
Call Number: RU 911

Scope and Contents

The material consists of formal portrit photographs of Yale affiliated individuals, including William F. Buckley, Jr., Henry Ford II, Henry R. Luce and Paul Tillich.

Dates

  • 1946-1967

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to Yale University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The material was a gift of Jane Halsman Bello and Steve Bello, 2002.

Arrangement

Arranged by topic.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0911

Overview

The material consists of formal portrait photographs of Yale affiliated individuals, including William F. Buckley, Jr., Henry Ford II, Henry R. Luce and Paul Tillich.

Biographical / Historical

Philippe Halsman was born in Riga, Latvia in 1901. He opened a photography studio in Paris in 1931. He left occupied France for the United States in 1940. Halsman was a founding member and first president of the American Society of Media Photographers, Inc. in 1945. Halsman is best known for his portraits of famous individuals, such as Salador Dali, Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill. His 30 year affiliation with Life magazine resulted in 101 covers. His photographs have been published in numerous books and magazines. Two of his photographs were made into postage stamps. Halsman died in 1979.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 48-A (YRG 48-A), Yale pictorial records and collections.
Title
Guide to the Philippe Halsman Photographs of Yale Affiliated Individuals
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Mary Caldera
Date
August 2002
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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