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Strand, Paul (1890-1976)



  • Existence: 1890 - 1976

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Kurt Baasch collection

Identifier: AG 137

Personal papers and photographic materials, 1916-1994, of Kurt Waldemar Baasch (1891-1964), photographer, ceramicist, and horticulturalist. Includes letters from Baasch’s friends and associates — Paul and Rebecca Strand, Hazel Strand, Alfred Stieglitz, Julien Levy, and Elizabeth McCausland — as well as clippings related to the films and photography of Paul Strand.

Dates: 1916-1994

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

Light Gallery archive

Identifier: AG 194
Abstract The LIGHT Gallery collection documents the lifespan of LIGHT Gallery, from its inception in 1971 to its closure in 1987. The collection contains distinct ephemera including correspondence, financial records, and artist files. LIGHT gallery was the first art gallery that devoted itself to the retailing, exhibiting, and promotion of contemporary photography. The gallery sold prints from renowned photographers including Ansel Adams and Paul Strand, and it represented artists including Aaron...
Dates: 1935-2012

Naomi Rosenblum collection

Identifier: AG 226

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.

Dates: 1918-1999

Virginia Stevens collection

Identifier: AG 107

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.

Dates: 1936-1982

Paul Strand collection

Identifier: AG 17

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.

Dates: 1902-1976

Paul Strand miscellaneous acquisitions collection

Identifier: AG 94

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.

Dates: undated