Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Department of Film
Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:
Interviews and Oral Histories collection
The Interviews and Oral Histories collection reflects audiovisual recordings created or acquired by the Center for Creative Photography. Recordings include interviews, lectures, gallery walk-throughs, symposia, and workshops with photographers, curators, and scholars who have visited the Center for Creative Photography since 1975.
Bill Jay collection
Papers, writings, research files, teaching materials, audiovisual and photographic materials, books, periodicals, and computerized database of photographer and educator Bill Jay (1940 - 2009).
Yasuo Kuniyoshi collection
Photographic materials of Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889-1953), Japanese-born painter and photographer who worked in New York from 1910 until his death. Includes 35mm black and white negatives, 1935-1941, and work prints of portraits and scenes at Woodstock, New York.
Joan Liftin collection
Project and teaching files, exhibition files, publications and printed material, and photographic materials from the 1970s through 2016 of Joan Liftin (1935-), photographer and teacher.
Sarah M. Lowe collection
Rosalie Thorne McKenna collection
Papers, photographic materials, and audio-visual materials, (1896-2008), of Rosalie Thorne McKenna (1918-2003) photographer, filmmaker, and writer. Includes correspondence, biographical materials, writings, research files, publications, exhibition files, negatives, study and contact prints, and other materials documenting the life and career of Rosalie Thorne McKenna.
Hansel Mieth and Otto Hagel archive
Papers and photographic materials, 1911-1998, of Hansel Mieth (1909-1998) and Otto Hagel (1909-1973), photographers. Includes correspondence, writings, exhibition materials, tear sheets, clippings, publications, photographic materials, and audiovisual materials.
Wayne Miller archive
Papers, publications, and photographic materials, 1942-2001, of the photographer, Wayne Miller (1918 – 2013). Included are correspondence, book dummies, publications, negatives, and contact sheets. Most of Miller’s photographic work was based in Chicago, Illinois and Northern California. Also, included are Miller’s files related to his role in the organization of “The Family of Man” exhibition in 1955.
Barbara Morgan collection
Papers and photographic materials relating to the life of Barbara Morgan (1900-1992), photographer. Includes correspondence, tearsheets, clippings, promotional leaflets, and reprints of writing.
Barbara Morgan miscellaneous acquisitions collection
Typed and handwritten manuscripts (circa 1936-1941) consisting of working papers, research, and text for Morgan’s book Martha Graham: Sixteen Dances in Photographs (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941). These manuscript pages are unnumbered, but they were arranged in labeled sections by Morgan. NOTE: The University of Arizona Library has a copy of the published book (GV1785.G7M6).
Wright Morris collection
Photographic materials, 1930s- 1980, of Wright Morris (1910-1998), photographer and writer. Consists of black and white film negatives in a variety of formats, color 35 mm slides, videotapes, and a small selection of portraits of Morris and his wife, Josephine.
New Documents Exhibition collection
This collection contains materials relating to the New Documents Exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, 1967. Contained in the exhibit was work by Diane Arbus, Lee Friedlander, and Garry Winogrand. Seven 8 x 10 inch prints showing installation views of the exhibit are included as are five photocopied pages of contact sheets documenting the photographs in the exhibit. The collection is inactive.
Beaumont and Nancy Newhall collection
Beaumont Newhall miscellaneous acquisitions collection
Miscellaneous materials documenting the life and career of Beaumont Newhall (1908-1993), photohistorian, photographer, writer, and curator.
Marion Palfi archive
Marion Palfi miscellaneous acquisitions collection
This collection contains miscellaneous materials (1925-2006) documenting the life and career of Marion Palfi (1907-1978), photographer. Each group of materials was acquired from separate sources and are described separately.
Portraits of Photographers collection
Portraits of photographers, 1872 - 2013, from various sources. The collection includes postcards, transparencies, color, and black-and-white photographs, and snapshots of noted photographers.
Naomi Rosenblum collection
Papers and research materials (1918-1999, bulk 1976-1998) for books, articles, and reviews by noted photography historian, Naomi Rosenblum (1925-2021). Includes notes, clippings, publications, correspondence, and slides that were collected as research materials for the 2009 revision of Rosenblum’s 1994 monograph A History of Women Photographers; lecture notes; and exhibition materials. Of special note are her research files assembled while writing her 1978 dissertation on Paul Strand.
Irene Shwachman collection
Aaron Siskind archive
Rosalind Solomon archive
Papers, photographic materials, and memorabilia of photographer Rosalind Fox Solomon (1930- ). Materials include correspondence, biographical materials, activity files, exhibitions, travel files, project files, publications and clippings, business records, as well as audiovisual and photographic materials. The collection actively receives materials on a periodic basis.
Edward Steichen miscellaneous acquisitions collection
This artificial collection contains materials related to the life and career of Edward Steichen (1879-1973). The items in this collection have been assembled from a number of different sources and do not constitute any part of the official Edward Steichen Archive.
Virginia Stevens collection
This collection contains papers, 1930s through 1980s, of Virginia Stevens (1912? - ) actress and writer, who was the second wife of Paul Strand from 1936-1949. Includes correspondence, clippings, photographs, exhibition catalogs, pamphlets, manuscript text of speeches, and other writings by Paul Strand. Subjects covered include Stieglitz, Time in New England, the Mexican Portfolio, films, and other exhibitions of Strand's work.
Paul Strand collection
Activity files, biographical information, correspondence, printed materials, and scrapbooks, of Paul Strand (1890-1976), photographer, filmmaker, and writer. Much of the collection is correspondence relating to Strand's publications, exhibitions, films, friends, and colleagues including Ansel Adams, John Marin, Beaumont and Nancy Newhall, Georgia O'Keeffe, Edward Weston, Alfred Stieglitz, and others.
Paul Strand miscellaneous acquisitions collection
Miscellaneous papers and other materials documenting the life and career of Paul Strand (1890-1976), photographer. Includes correspondence, clippings, and photographic materials from various sources. Of special interest is a clay pot purchased in Morocco by Paul Strand. Each group of materials is described separately.
Edmund Teske collection
Text, dummy, and layout to an exhibition catalog for Edmund Teske(1911-1996), photographer and teacher, relating to his show at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery in 1974.
George A. Tice collection
Papers and memorabilia, 1960–1988, of George Tice (1938- ), photographer. Certificates and awards document his many successes in competitions sponsored by local photography clubs in the United States and abroad. Included also are some exhibition catalogs; printed materials from his limited edition portfolios with introductions by Jacob Deschin and Lee D. Witkin; and book dummies. The collection is still active.
Willard Van Dyke archive
Papers, photographic materials, and audio-visual materials, 1915-1986, of Willard Van Dyke (1906-1986) photographer, filmmaker, curator, and teacher. Includes correspondence, memoranda, writings, biographical information, exhibition announcements, clippings, publications, financial, insurance and medical records, negatives, study and contact prints, and other materials documenting the life and career of Van Dyke.
Willard Van Dyke miscellaneous acquisitions collection
This collection contains miscellaneous materials (1984-1992) documenting the life and career of Willard Van Dyke (1906-1986), photographer, filmmaker, teacher, and curator. Each group of materials is described separately.
Laura Volkerding archive
The papers and photographic materials of photographer and educator Laura Volkerding (1939-1996). The collection contains correspondence, biographical materials, negatives, contact sheets, 35mm slides, audio visual materials, work prints, visual artifacts, publications, and ephemera of and about Laura Volkerding.