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Bennett, Gordon L., 1933-2012



  • Existence: 1933 - 2012

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Gordon L. Bennett papers

Identifier: AG 253
Abstract Collection contains papers, photographic materials, artwork and ephemera circa 1951-2012 of Gordon Bennett (1933-2012) collector, dealer, photographer and publisher. A pioneer collector of 19th and 20th century photography and advocate for vernacular photography, he discovered a complete set of Carleton E. Watkins’ New Series mammoth prints, the only known set to survive the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Bulk of collection records his collecting activities: purchases, donations, sales and...
Dates: circa 1951-2012