Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on photography as a fine art, including aesthetic theory.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MSS 57
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises material relating to 1970s and early 1980s British photography, including: an original copy of Benedict-Jones's MS thesis, "Contemporary British Photography" (MIT, 1982), which focuses on 10 photographers: Paul Trevor, Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, Martin Parr, Ron McCormick, Fay Godwin, John Blakemore, Paul Hill, Brian Griffin, Jo Spence, and Keith Arnatt -- A copy of POSITIVE, a publication of the MIT Creative Photography Laboratory, which summarize the thesis and the...
Dates: 1972-1992, bulk 1981-1982
Call Number: YCAL MSS 380
Overview: Contains photographs, writings, and printed material documenting the work of Anne Brigman. Included among the papers are four paste-up copies of Brigman's book of photography and poetry, Songs of a Pagan and one paste-up copy of her second book, Wild Flute Songs. The papers also contain early typescript drafts of Songs of a Pagan, clippings on Brigman, exhibition notices and flier, and other printed material.
Call Number: MS 1836
Call Number: GEN MSS 732
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other materials documenting the life and career of painter Jared French and a circle of friends and collaborators. Correspondence with individuals and cultural institutions, chiefly museums and galleries, document French's personal and professional affairs, with significant representation from members of the literary and artistic and gay male communities in New York during the middle decades of the twentieth century. In addition to large...
Call Number: WA MSS S-2642
Overview: The papers of Lee Friedlander include photographs, correspondence, work files, book projects, printed materials, awards, objects, audiovisual materials, and computer disks documenting his career as a photographer, including his work process, exhibitions, publications, business activities, and honors. Photographs include color slide portraits of musicians; black and white slides; exhibition prints of western landscapes; and work prints corresponding to exhibition prints held by the Beinecke...
Dates: circa 1950-2010
Call Number: YCAL MSS 813
Overview: The collection contains materials documenting the artistic, professional, and personal activities of Gerard Malanga. Materials include correspondence, research and subject files, drafts and printed versions of writings, photographic materials, audiovisual materials, printed materials, and artwork. There is correspondence with publishers and editors, galleries and cultural organizations, writers, friends, and family. The research files and writings document work by Malanga and others. There are...
Dates: 1906-2019, bulk 1970-2010
Call Number: WA MSS S-2733
Overview: The collection includes information about and examples of the work of male amateur and commercial photographers, studio assistants, photographic processors, colorists, and photojournalists collected by Peter Palmquist from 1971 until his death in 2003. The collection, which documents the practice and occupation of photography in the American west, circa 1840 to circa 1900, consists of biographical files for more than nine thousand men and businesses, as well as photographs and ancillary...
Dates: circa 1840-2003
Call Number: WA Photos 524
Overview: Photographic material that chiefly documents Peter Palmquist's professional life as a photographer. This includes images from his service in the United States Army, mainly with the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Paris, France, 1955-1959, as well as his career as a staff photographer for Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1961-1989. The latter photographs include significant documentation of the Theater Arts Department and its productions. Other photographs and...
Dates: circa 1950-2003
Call Number: WA MSS S-2670
Overview: The collection includes information about and examples of the work of male amateur and commercial photographers, studio assistants, photographic processors, colorists, photojournalists, film makers, and film theaters collected by Peter Palmquist from 1971 until his death in 2003. The collection documents the practice and occupation of photography in Humboldt County, California, from around the incorporation of the county in 1853. This collection consists of biographical files collected by...
Dates: [circa 1850]-2003, bulk 1973-2003
Call Number: WA MSS S-2600
Overview: This collection consists of biographical files collected by Peter Palmquist for over thirty thousand women involved in photography and photographic materials that represent the work of nearly two thousand women. Palmquist began the Women in Photography International Archive in 1971 as a systematic study of women photographers in California, which then extended to the American West. By 1994, he broadened the collection to include women involved in photography since its beginning to contemporary...
Dates: circa 1840-2017
Call Number: YCAL MSS 459
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of papers and photographs created and collected by George H. Seeley that document his photographic career, as well as his later life and family spanning from 1900 to 1975. The collection includes glass plate negatives used by Seeley to create his professional photographs. Photographic prints in the collection are predominantly work prints created by Seeley. There are also film negatives that document his later life and family, as well as the landscape around...
Dates: 1900-1975, bulk 1900-1950