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Auto Immune Response

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 220
Overview: Inkjet prints of photographic images created by Will Wilson for his series, Auto Immune Response (AIR), 2004-2021.In an artist's statement for the series, Wilson writes that it "takes as its subject the quixotic relationship between a post-apocalyptic Diné (Navajo) man and the devastatingly beautiful, but toxic environment he inhabits," and that "the series is an allegorical investigation of the extraordinarily rapid transformation of...
Dates: 2004-2021

Beinecke family papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 570
Overview: The Beinecke Family Papers consist of twenty-one albums containing manuscript and printed materials, photographs, and original documents detailing the history of Edwin J. Beinecke and his family, the Weigle and Mauer families, the Sperry and Hutchinson Company, and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Materials contained within the albums date from the eighteenth century to 1980. These volumes were compiled by Fred L. Mayer between 1972 and 1980. Also included are eight volumes of...
Dates: 1786-1980

Marion Belanger photographs

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 153
Overview: Photographs created by Marion Belanger that document sites and activities in Hawaii, Utah, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, and the Florida Everglades. Images captured 1998-2004, and printed 1998-2018. Photographs of Hawaii created in 1999 include sites on Hawaii Island and Maui, including Haleakala National Park and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Photographs of Utah created in 2003 include documentation of fowling for swan at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge as well as views of Great...
Dates: 1998-2018

Ruth Wilhelmina Kohlstedt Benson and Eloise Jeanette Benson Nicholl photographs and photograph albums of California life

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Call Number: WA Photos 1296
Overview: Photographs and photograph albums compiled by Ruth Wilhelmina Kohlstedt Benson and Eloise Jeanette Benson Nicholl documenting the Benson family in California, circa 1908-1947. Images are primarily formal and informal group and individual portraits of mostly identified men, women, and children chiefly in Big Bear City, La Crescenta, Los Angeles, and San Diego, California, but also in Indiana and other identified locations. Multiple photographs show the Benson family in Guadalajara, Mexico....
Dates: circa 1908-2003, bulk circa 1914-1946

Marshall Bond papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2358
Overview: The papers document the life, work, and adventures of Marshall Bond between 1897 and 1935, and also include a few papers of his father, Hiram G. Bond, and his son, Marshall Bond, Jr. Bond's Klondike experience is well documented by his diary from 1897-98, letters to his family, draft chapters of a memoir about his experiences, and photographs. The photographs include one of the dog who inspired Jack London's novel The Call of the Wild; several of the Bond family's California home, on which...
Dates: 1869-1976

Francis William Bourdillon collection

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Call Number: OSB MSS 165
Overview: The collection consists almost entirely of printed copies of works by Francis William Bourdillon, especially his narrative poems and occasional verse, along with several versions of his translation of Aucassin et Nicolette. In addition, there are sketchbooks, etchings, and a photograph album containing views of the Swiss Alps.
Dates: 1874-1921, bulk 1880-1900

Alfred Hulse Brooks photographs and papers

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Call Number: WA Photos 444
Overview: Photographs and papers created and collected by Alfred Hulse Brooks and then probably maintained by Philip Sidney Smith, his successor as Geologist in Charge of the Division of Alaskan Mineral Resources of the United States Geological Survey. The collection provides visual documentation of the work of the United States Geological Survey in Alaska. Most of the photographs were made by Brooks and other employees of the agency. Some images document joint surveys made with the Geological Survey of...
Dates: 1892-1955, bulk 1898-1924

John Sawyer Brooks papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1435
Overview: The John Sawyer Brooks Papers contain correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs and drawings, and other papers, most relating to missionaries and mission administration at the Mendi Mission in Sierra Leone, 1851-1859. Also present are papers relating to the Mount Pleasant Mission in Peel Township, Ontario, 1846-1855, and to the Brooks family, 1850s-circa 2000.
Dates: 1846-2000, bulk 1851-1859

Daniel Webster Buck papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3907
Overview: Letters and business papers documenting Daniel Webster Buck's service with the United States Army 8th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, Company E, from 1861 to 1864; position as U.S. Deputy Marshal in Montana from circa 1866 to 1874; and role as acting agent for the Blackfeet Indian Agency in Montana from 1873 to 1876. Included is a tintype photograph of Buck by an unidentified photographer, circa 1880, and a cabinet card photograph of "Hamillin" by studio photographer James Presley Ball,...
Dates: 1861-1892

Photographs of Abandoned Wooden Buildings and Artifacts in Montana

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Call Number: WA Photos 410
Overview: Photographs created by Richard S. Buswell of Helena, Montana, of abandoned wooden buildings and artifacts in Montana, 1975-2018, and printed by him, 1986-2019. Images include exteriors and interiors of cabins, barns, hotels, general stores, and blacksmith shops, as well as railroad trestles and cemeteries.
Dates: 1986-2019

Solomon D. Butcher photographs and photographic postcards of Nebraska

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Call Number: WA Photos 1273
Overview: Photographs and photographic postcards created by Solomon Devore Butcher of Nebraska, circa 1870-1916. Identified locations include Alliance, Anselmo, Ansley, Arcadia, Arnold, Bayard, Broken Bow, Callaway, Cozad, Crawford, Gibbon, Gothenburg, Kearney, Maxwell, Merna, Oconto, Pleasanton, Seneca, Shelton, and Wood River. Depicted are towns, businesses, events, sod houses, and landscapes.

Included are postcards of Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Dakota.
Dates: circa 1870-1916

Cartes-de-visite photographs of individuals in Salt Lake City, Utah.

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: WA Photos 359
Scope and Contents: Cartes-de-visite photographs, tintypes, and a cabinet card photograph created by photographers in Salt Lake City, Utah of individuals, ca. 1860-1880. Images consist chiefly of portraits depicting men, women, and children. An image by the studio of Fox & Symons depicts the organ of the Tabernacle, probably decorated for the Sabbath School Union Jubilee celebration, July 1874. Other identified images by C. R. Savage depict the exterior of the Tabernacle and a geological feature, known as the...
Dates: circa 1860-1880

Connecting the Dots: For a Just Transition

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 221
Overview: Inkjet prints of photographic images created by Will Wilson for his series, Connecting the Dots: For a Just Transition, 2019-2021.

In an artist's statement for the series, Wilson writes that it "intends to shape a platform for voices of resilience, Indigenous knowledge and restorative systems of remediation while bearing witness to a history of environmental damage and communal loss on the Navajo Nation."
Dates: 2019-2021

Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange Collection

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 184
Overview: Portraits created by Will Wilson of Native American artists, arts professionals, and leaders as well as others, 2012-2020. He generally makes his portraits at public venues at which people are given the opportunity to sit. Wilson created the images using a wet plate collodion process that produced tintypes on sheets of aluminum. He then gave the tintypes to the sitters after he created high-resolution digital scans of the objects. The arrangement of the collection gathers the portraits by the...
Dates: 2012-2020

W. W. H. Davis papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1323
Overview: The W. W. H. Davis Papers consist of correspondence, writings, journals, diaries, drawings, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia which document the life and career of W. W. H. Davis. The five scrapbooks chronicle Davis's participation in the Mexican War and Civil War, service in New Mexico, and his interest in Democratic party politics. The correspondence and memorabilia in the scrapbooks are arranged according to major themes. The autobiographical writings series contains essays...
Dates: 1846-1896, bulk 1846-1864

Photographs Related to Navajo, Havasupai, Hopi, and Pueblo Indians, and Sites in Arizona and New Mexico

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Call Number: WA Photos 1044
Overview: Photographs collected by the Day family and leaves from a disbound photograph album compiled by them that chiefly relate to their trade and activities with Navajo, Havasupai, Hopi, and Pueblo Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, 1900-1941, as well as views of sites in Arizona, including Canyon de Chelly, St. Michael's Mission, and Walpi, and New Mexico including Gallup, Laguna Pueblo, and Las Vegas. Members of the Day family and Simeon Schwemberger created many of the photographs. Events...
Dates: 1900-1941

Detroit in 2018

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1601
Overview: Photographs of residential neighborhoods in Detroit, Michigan created by Karen Halverson in July 2018. Images include portraits of residents working in private and community gardens as well empty lots and abandoned buildings.
Dates: 2018

William Downie papers relating to exploration of British Columbia

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2490
Overview: Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, writings, printed works, photographs, maps, and other materials that document William Downie's life, interest, and travels in the Northwest, particularly during the 1850s and 1860s. The papers offer evidence of early exploration and mining operations in British Columbia, particularly in the Quesnel Forks area by the Quesnelle Mining Company. Downie's interest and encounters with indigenous inhabitants are recorded.
Dates: 1858-circa 1906

Katherine S. Dreier papers / Société Anonyme archive

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Overview: The Katherine S. Dreier portion of the collection contains correspondence between Dreier and artists and friends (including Constantin Alajalov, David Burli︠u︡k, Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, and Ted Shawn); and art-related organizations (including the Arts Club of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art).There is some correspondence regarding art purchases and the packaging and shipping of art, such as that with...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951

Julia Driver collection of women in photography

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Call Number: GEN MSS 690
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of 1559 photographs collected by Julia Driver that represent work by over 550 commercial women photographers, 1845-1940. The collection also includes thirty examples of cased photographs, which consist of ambrotypes and daguerreotypes, 1845-1862. The collection is rich in card photographs, especially cartes-de-visite and cabinet photographs created during the second half of the nineteenth century, as well as some other photographic print formats, items of...
Dates: 1845-1940, bulk 1855-1900