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Abraham Aronow photographs

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Call Number: WA Photos 488
Overview: Groups of photographs that document contemporary photographers, as well as individuals related to the study of photography, 1982-2007; street photography in the San Francisco Bay Area, circa 1981-2009; sites throughout the American West, 1982-2008; and portraits and views, 1982-2017.
Dates: circa 1981-2009

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

Steve Fitch photographs

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 174
Overview: Photographs created by Steve Fitch that document sites chiefly in the American West, 1970-2016, and printed 1990-2017. The collection contains 83 prints from his photographic projects, which include views of the vernacular roadside of highways, such as neon motel signs and hand-painted business signs, drive-in movie theaters, abandoned buildings, and radio towers. Photographs include sites in Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South...
Dates: 1970-2017

Geographical surveys west of the 100th meridian (U.S.) papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-744
Overview: The collection contains letterpress copies of letters signed by Wheeler and other officers of the survey, registers of correspondence sent and received, records of meteorological and topographical observations, atlas sheets, and photographs and stereoscope views of parts of the territory covered by the expeditions.
Dates: 1871-1877

Victor F. Germack and Lori Shepard Germack Collection of Photographs of Indians of North America

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Call Number: WA Photos 483
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of photographic materials created circa 1850-1978 that depict American Indians, including informal and studio portraits, as well as photographs that show the natural and built environment of the American West. Images of the American West include views of cities and towns, mining and logging operations, railroads, and natural scenery.
Dates: circa 1850-1978, bulk 1860-1925

Henry Duncan Grant watercolor sketchbooks and scrapbooks

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Call Number: GEN MSS 611
Overview: Watercolor sketchbooks created and scrapbooks chiefly compiled by Henry Duncan Grant that document his world travel as an officer in the Royal Navy, 1866-1896 and his family until 1900.
Dates: 1866-1900

Laura McPhee Photographs of the American West

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 152
Overview: Photographs created by Laura McPhee that document sites in the American West, 2008-2013, including landscapes and communities in Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming.
Dates: 2008-2013

Photographs of the American West

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 75
Overview: This collection includes portfolios of photographs and panoramic photographs created by Halverson that document the American West, 1987-2017.
Dates: 1987-2017

William E. Irwin Photographs collection

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Call Number: WA Photos 516
Overview: Photographs of sites and individuals in Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory, as well as Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and other places in the American West, circa 1893-1935, chiefly created by William E. Irwin, as well as by his brothers, John Allison Irwin and Marvin Elmore Irwin.
Dates: 1885-1945

Walter McClintock Papers

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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

Martin H. Schreiber photographs and papers

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Call Number: WA Photos 1301
Overview: Photographic prints, slides, negatives, contact sheets, and posters by Martin H. Schreiber of cowboys in the American West, 1980-1998. Materials relate primarily to Schreiber's Last of a breed and depict cowboys and ranches in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.

Also included are posters and the typescript questionnaire Schreiber sent to those he met, photographed, or worked with on the "Cowboy Project" along with 20 manuscript responses.
Dates: circa 1980-1998

S. J. Sedgwick collection

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2360
Overview: The S. J. Sedgwick Collection consists of manuscript notes and drafts for several of S. J. Sedgwick's slide lectures on the West ("Big Trees and Yosemite Valley," "Central Pacific Railroad," "Indians," and "Monterey, California") and one on geology; the manuscript draft and later proofs of the 4th edition of "Announcement of Professor S. J. Sedgwick's Illustrated Course of Lectures and Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views of Scenery of ... the Rocky and Sierra Mountains...", produced by the Union...
Dates: 1868-1895

Franz R. and Kathryn M. Stenzel collection of western American art

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2368
Overview: The collection, which consists of approximately 1300 works of art, reflects the Stenzels' interest in visual imagery of the American Northwest of the 19th and early 20th centuries, and includes numerous or significant works by James Madison Alden, E. A. Burbank, James Montgomery Flagg, Joseph Kehoe, Hans Kleiber, William Forsyth McIlwraith, James Henry Moser, E. S. Paxson, Lute Pease, Cleveland Rockwell, James Everett Stuart, James Gilchrist Swan, Peter Peterson Toft, Daniel Winter, and Charles...
Dates: 1728-1966

Franz R. and Kathryn M. Stenzel Collection of Western American Art Addition

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2601
Overview: The Franz R. and Kathryn M. Stenzel Collection of Western American Art Addition consists of thirty-two works of art, twenty Native American artifacts, and various prints and manuscript items, which decorated the home of Kathryn M. Stenzel until her death in 2006 and which comprise the remainder of the art collection that was donated in 1997.
Dates: 1853-1962

Joseph Elam Stimson Photographs

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Call Number: WA Photos 1072
Overview: Photographs chiefly of Wyoming and Utah as well as California, Colorado, Idaho, Nebraska, Nevada, South Dakota and Yellowstone National Park, 1889-1921, and related primarily to the Union Pacific Railroad as well as natural and agricultural sites along its routes.
Dates: 1889-1921

Western Americana card photograph file

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Call Number: WA Photos File
Overview: This collection consists of card photographs of various sizes and formats, as well as unmounted photographic prints, circa 1851-1965. The collection documents a broad range of commercial photography between 1860 and 1910, mainly created by regional operators and traveling photographers. The collection also includes examples by renowned photographers, such as Frank Jay Haynes, William Henry Jackson, Alexander Martin, Isaiah West Taber, and Carleton E. Watkins.
Dates: circa 1850-circa 1970, bulk 1860-1910