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- Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946 4
- Willis, John, 1957- 4
- Andrew Smith Gallery Inc. 3
- Coburn, Alvin Langdon, 1882-1966 3
- Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942 3
- John Willis 3
- Keystone View Company 3
- Luhan, Mabel Dodge, 1879-1962 3
- Man Ray, 1890-1976 3
- Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973 3
- Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 3
- Underwood & Underwood 3
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 3
- Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 3
- William Reese Co. 3
- Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 2
- Armstrong, S. C. (Samuel Chapman), 1839-1893 2
- Belanger, Marion, 1957- 2
- Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 2
- Bryher, 1894-1983 2 ∧ less
George Platt Lynes scrapbooks
Call Number: YCAL MSS 139
Overview: Two scrapbooks, with loose pages and items, containing clippings, original photographic prints (by Lynes and others, including PAJAMA and Brassai), postcards, and reproductions of artworks. These volumes document Lynes's focus on photographic design elements and his developing aesthetic in his early years. Among the subjects represented are: Royal families; athletes; popular musical and film performers (with numerous images of Johnny Weismuller and Marlene Dietrich); nude models; Pavel...
Dates: circa 1900-1955
Carl Mautz collection of Peter Britt photographs
Call Number: WA Photos 865
Overview: 171 carte-de-visite photographs; 53 cabinet photographs; 61 tintypes, including 1 cased double portrait; 1 cased ambrotype; 20 stereographs; 10 mounted prints; 4 photographic postcards; 5 photographs; and printed material by or relating to photographer Peter Britt, circa 1850s-circa 2000. Collected by Carl Mautz. Photographs are chiefly studio portraits of men, women, and children, including Peter Britt, Amalia Grobb Britt, Amalia Britt, and Emil Britt. Stereographs in the collection depict...
Dates: circa 1850s-circa 2000, bulk circa 1850s-circa 1880s
Walter McClintock Papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1175
Scope and Contents: The papers and photographs in this collection document the history and customs of the Piegan Indians (also known as the Blackfeet Indians) in Montana, and their contact with Europeans and Anglo Americans. The collection provides detailed information about McClintock's photographic practice, as well as his public presentations about the Piegan Indians. A significant part of the collection records the development and production of Poia, an opera based on Piegan...
Dates: 1874-1949, bulk 1888-1949
David Grant Noble Photographs of Southwestern Cultural Landscapes
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 142
Scope and Contents: Photographs created by David Grant Noble documenting cultural landscapes in the American Southwest, 1971-2002. The images document petroglyphs, structures, cliff dwellings, and other reminders of the ancestors of Southwestern Native American people and cultures. Many images appear in his book, In the Places of the Spirits (Santa Fe, New Mexico: School for Advanced Research Press, 2010). Photographs of structures in Arizona include White House Ruin and...
Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company records
Call Number: WA MSS S-2704
Overview: The records consist of photographs, blueprints, drawings, and reports that document the construction, maintenance, and repair of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad from Sausalito, California to Eureka, California.
O'Keeffe at Abiquiu
Call Number: YCAL MSS 263
Overview: Photographs created by Myron Wood that document the homes and activities of artist Georgia O'Keeffe in Abiquiu, New Mexico, 1978-1981. Images include interiors and exteriors of the O'Keeffe residence in the village of Abiquiu and her summer home at Ghost Ranch and objects within them. The collection includes portraits of O'Keeffe, her acquaintances, including her gardener Estiben Suazo and his daughter and her maid, Candalaria Suazo, as well as her manager Juan Hamilton.
Eugene O'Neill papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 123
Overview: The Eugene O'Neill Papers document the life of dramatist Eugene O'Neill, especially his life with Carlotta Monterey O'Neill after 1928. Correspondents include O'Neill's lawyers, Harry Weinberger and Winfield E. Aronberg; his agent, the Richard J. Madden Play Company, Inc.; friends and colleagues; and family members, including his daughter, Oona, his sons, Shane and Eugene, Jr., his third wife, Carlotta, and her daughter, Cynthia Chapman Stram.The collection also contains Carlotta's...
Dates: 1872-1970, bulk 1930-1959
Eugene O'Neill papers addition
Call Number: YCAL MSS 597
Overview: The Eugene O'Neill papers addition contains correspondence, financial and legal records, and other materials relating to American playwright Eugene O'Neill and his wife Carlotta O'Neill. Correspondence consists of incoming correspondence only, chiefly to Eugene O'Neill, though there are also letters addressed to Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill jointly and to Carlotta. Correspondents include theater figures Virgil Geddes, Robert Edmond Jones, Kenneth Macgowan, and George Jean Nathan. Financial and...
Dates: 1852-1951, bulk 1920-1940
David Ottenstein Photographs of Iowa
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 82
Overview: Ink jet print photographs that document the transformation of the Iowa countryside from traditional family farms to industrial farmsteads, as well as the growth of agricultural industries in the American Midwest, 2004-2010. The images document traditional farmhouses, barns, silos, corn cribs, sheds and other farm buildings. They detail the physical changes of the natural and built landscape that accompany the social and economic trends at the turn of the of twenty-first century in the American...
Views of the Pacific Northwest.
Call Number: WA MSS S-1817
Overview: Photographic prints, drawings, and watercolors chiefly depicting sights on the Northwest Coast, particularly around Vancouver Island. The images were originally housed in a scrapbook kept by an unidentified individual; based on the contents of the scrapbook it is presumed that the person was a member of the joint U.S./British Northwest Boundary Commission. The photographs, taken by an unidentified photographer or photographers, depict deck scenes from what may be the H.M.S. Satellite; Victoria...
Dates: 1828-1860, bulk 1854-1860
William Palmer Kodak views of the Pribylov Islands, Bering Sea, Alaska
Call Number: WA Photos 1065
Overview: 194 photographs taken by William Palmer--with a Kodak Brownie Number 2--for the United States National Museum depicting the Pribilof Islands (formerly the Northern Fur Seal Islands), a group of volcanic islands off the coast of mainland Alaska, in the Bering Sea, 1890 June-August. The collection's title card suggests that Palmer organized the photographs into 5 categories: scenery, seals, sealing, birds, and miscellaneous. Images are chiefly of seals and sea lions, but also include...
Dates: 1890 June-August
Study Sets of Photographs
Call Number: JWJ MSS 363
Overview: Collection of eleven "study sets" that represent selections from series created by Parks, chiefly 1942-1976. Photographic prints in the sets include images reproduced by the Gordon Parks Foundation, 2012-2021, as well as examples of prints created by Parks during his professional life, 1942-2006.
Photographic order book for images of California, Hawaii, and Yellowstone National Park
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 214
Overview: Photographic order book (disbound prior to acquisition) from an unidentified photography studio (possibly Underwood & Underwood) containing photographs of California, Hawaii, and Yellowstone National Park, circa 1880-1911. Photographs of California include landscape views, street scenes, logging, and agriculture--among the identified locations are San Francisco, Stockton, and San Bernardino. Photographs of Hawaii are primarily of Honolulu and show landscape views, harbor views, Native...
Dates: circa 1880-1911
Photographs of Asian Americans
Call Number: WA Photos 485
Overview: Photographs of Asian Americans created by Asian American photographers and others, chiefly in California, circa 1930-1982.
Dates: circa 1930-1982
Photographs of Migrant Agricultural Laborers in California
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 225
Overview: Collection of thirty-eight photographs that document aspects of housing, medical care, and education for migrant agricultural laborers in California, 1969-1971, created by photographers Harvey Saul Columbus and Calind Lewis Potts as well as by the California Farm Workers Health Service. Many of the agricultural laborers are Hispanic Americans as well as several African Americans.
Photographs of prominent African Americans
Call Number: JWJ MSS 76
Overview: Photographs drawn from various collections in the James Weldon Johnson Collection. The collection includes predominantly images of prominent African American writers, cultural leaders, and entertainers, as well as photographs by important African American photographers. A small number of images document people and places outside the United States. The collection forms a visual record of artists, writers, actors, musicians, and politicians active chiefly in the United States from the 1920s...
Photographs of scenes from films relating to the American West, Southwest, and Mexico
Call Number: WA Photos 1292
Overview: 582 photographs of scenes from films relating to the American West, Southwest, and Mexico, 1931-1998.
David Plowden photographs and papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2957
Overview: This collection consists of photographs and papers that document the work of David Plowden as a photographer and author, 1943-2011. The photographic work in the collection records scenes from main streets and churches in small towns to barns and grain elevators in farmlands, as well as industrial cityscapes of cities like Chicago, Illinois, and New York City. The images also document railroads and their infrastructures, as well as bridges and canals throughout the United States and Canada, and...
Richard Henry Pratt papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1174
Overview: The collection includes letter-press books, writings, diaries, notes, photographs, and drawings. The papers largely relate to Pratt's work with and theories on the education of American Indians and his involvement with the Carlisle Indian School. Included is material relating to the controversies surrounding his work and much relating to Indians and Indian life in general. There are a group of Indian photographs and drawings, and papers relating to members of Pratt's family.
Call Number: GEN MSS 313
Overview: The collection consists of letters, photographs, artwork, and autographs by or pertaining to the imperial family. Most of the correspondence is from members of the Russian imperial family to their friends Anna Vyrubova and Lili Dehn, and chiefly concerns details of everyday existence in captivity at T︠S︡arskoe Selo (T︠S︡arskoselʹskiĭ dvoret︠s︡), Tobol'sk, and Ekaterinburg, and news about mutual friends, with little specific reference to historical events. There are also a few letters to the...
Dates: 1894-1935, bulk 1907-1918