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Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Department of Film


Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

Todd Webb papers

Identifier: AG 2
Abstract Papers and photographic materials, circa 1880-2008 (mainly 1943-2002), created and collected by photographer Todd Webb (1905-2000) and his wife Lucille Webb (1906-2008) documenting Webb’s career in photography. The collection includes correspondence with prominent photographers, artists, galleries, and curators including Harry Callahan, Ansel Adams, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Grace Mayer as well as correspondence relating to a number of Webb’s photographic projects including the Texas...
Dates: 1880-2008

Edward Weston archive

Identifier: AG 38
Abstract Nearly all periods of Weston's life and work are represented in the archive. Little documentation exists, however, regarding his childhood (1886-1906), early years in California (1906-1923), or life after he was stricken with Parkinson's disease (1947-1958). The archive is particularly rich in documentation of his years in Mexico (1923-1926), and years after he returned to California (1927-1940s). It also contains significant examples of Weston's writing. Many of his letters to his sons are...
Dates: 1870-1958

Minor White miscellaneous acquisitions collection

Identifier: AG 9
Abstract Correspondence, 1949-1965, and papers, of Minor White (1908-1976), teacher, photographer, author, and editor. The bulk of the letters are between White and Ansel Adams, but there is some correspondence with other photographers. Also included are a "Notebook Resume", prepared by Arnold Gassan, from a photography workshop conducted by Minor White in 1962, and three audiotapes of Minor White discussing the photographs of his students in the Interim Photographic Workshop, circa 1962. Tapes have...
Dates: 1949-1965, 1976

Garry Winogrand miscellaneous acquisitions collection

Identifier: AG 188
Abstract Collection contains miscellaneous materials documenting the life of Garry Winogrand, 1947-1984. Each set of materials was collected from a different sources and is divided in subgroups based on the source the materials were acquired from. The materials in the collection include MoMA press releases, Guggenheim Fellowship materials, discs including scanned photographs, music, lectures and PDFs, photographic slides, photographs, correspondence, interviews, contact sheets, exhibition ephemera,...
Dates: 1947-2012

John Yang collection

Identifier: AG 260

Materials relating to the photographic career of John Yang (1933-2009), includes photographs, project files, correspondence, papers, publications, detailed technical and darkroom notes, and ephemera. There is also a selection of material relating to Yang’s architecture career.

Dates: 1915-2010, bulk 1960's-2009

Max Yavno archive

Identifier: AG 136

The Max Yavno archive contains papers, records of commercial assignments, correspondence, information regarding the Photo League, memorabilia, photographic materials and over 800 fine photographs.

Dates: 1911-2005

Ylla archive

Identifier: AG 138

Papers, photographic materials, and publications, 1937-1985, of the photographer Ylla (born Camilla Koffler, 1911-1955). Includes correspondence, writings, biographical information, clippings, photographs, transparencies, and publications. The bulk of the collection documents Ylla’s career as an animal photographer.

Dates: 1937 - 1985