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Weston, Brett (1911-12-16 - 1993-01-22)



  • Existence: 1911-12-16 - 1993-01-22

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Friends of Photography collection

Identifier: AG 186
Scope and Contents The Friends of Photography records measure approximately 125 linear feet and date from 1964 to 2005, although the bulk of the material falls between 1985 and 2001 when the organization was based in San Francisco, California. Files from earlier years when the organization was located in Carmel, California were most likely lost during the group’s gradual move to San Francisco in the years following Ansel Adams death in 1984. Received in 2002 as a gift collection, records document the founding...
Dates: 1964-2005

Beatrice Ullrich-Zuckerman collection

Identifier: AG 75
Abstract Papers, ca. 1942 – 1958, of Bea Ullrich-Zuckerman (August 26, 1907- April 30, 1987). The donor was formerly known as Beatrice Prendergast. She and her husband James Donald Prendergast met Edward Weston in New Orleans in 1941 when he was working on the Leaves of Grass project. Don Prendergast later studied photography with Weston. He and Beatrice moved to Tucson and divorced in the late 1940s, around the time that Weston and his wife Charis split up. This collection includes correspondence...
Dates: circa 1942-1958

Brett Weston collection

Identifier: AG 143

Materials documenting the life and career of the photographer Brett Weston (1911-1993), son of Edward Weston, including personal papers, letters, activity files, exhibition files, publications, photographic materials, and photographic equipment. The papers offer significant information on the exhibition, publication and sale of Weston’s photographs.

Dates: 1911, 1927-1993

Brett Weston miscellaneous acquisitions collection

Identifier: AG 247

Miscellaneous materials documenting the life and career of Brett Weston (1911-1993), photographer. Each group of materials is described separately.

Dates: undated

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