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Photographs of Alaska and Haida Gwaii, British Columbia

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 151
Overview: Photographs of Alaska and Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia, 2011-2012, printed as thirty-three black-and-white gelatin silver prints and five color inkjet prints that chiefly document Haida and Tlingit people, sites, and cultures.
Dates: 2011-2012

George Platt Lynes scrapbooks

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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

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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

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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

Agnes E. Meyer collection of Paul Claudel

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Call Number: GEN MSS 456
Overview: Chiefly ALS written by Claudel to Meyer and writings by Claudel, including a holograph of the second version of his play La ville, poems, and religious writings. Also present are two photographs of Claudel, a small amount of letters to Meyer from other correspondents, printed material, and clippings. Letters from Claudel concern his friendship with Meyer, their discussions about religion and Claudel's ardent Catholicism, and his writing and travels. Many letters discuss Catholic doctrine and...
Dates: 1897-1957

David Grant Noble Photographs of Southwestern Cultural Landscapes

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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...
Dates: 1971-2002

Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company records

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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.
Dates: 1908-1974

O'Keeffe at Abiquiu

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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.
Dates: 1978-1981

Eugene O'Neill papers

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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

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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

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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...
Dates: 2004-2010

Views of the Pacific Northwest.

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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

Willard Dryden Paddock photographs and papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 848
Overview: Collection of photographs and papers, chiefly from 1912 to 1941, which document the work of American artist Willard Dryden Paddock and his activities with his wife Charlotte Elizabeth Smith Paddock, as well as related material collected and created by his nieces Mary Steichen Calderone and Charlotte "Kate" Rodina Steichen from 1954 to 1988.
Dates: 1912-1988, bulk 1912-1941

William Palmer Kodak views of the Pribylov Islands, Bering Sea, Alaska

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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

Gabriel Paris collection relating to France, May 1968

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Call Number: GEN MSS 949
Scope and Contents: The Gabriel Paris collection consists of materials related to the May 1968 protests in Paris, France. The collection contains three screen print posters produced at the Atelier populaire (ex-École des Beaux-Arts) in May-June 1968, several signed lithographs produced between May-July 1968, eleven original maquettes (1968-1970), and two sketchbooks created by Gabriel Paris, each of which contains numerous drawings and sketches that were used in the production of protest posters. The collection...
Dates: 1968-1978

Study Sets of Photographs

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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.
Dates: 1942-2021

Photographic order book for images of California, Hawaii, and Yellowstone National Park

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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

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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 prominent African Americans

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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...
Dates: 1875-1978

Photographs of scenes from films relating to the American West, Southwest, and Mexico

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Call Number: WA Photos 1292
Overview: 582 photographs of scenes from films relating to the American West, Southwest, and Mexico, 1931-1998.
Dates: 1931-1998