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Siskind, Aaron (1903.12.04-1991.02.08)



  • Existence: 1903.12.04-1991.02.08 - 1991

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Barrow archive

Identifier: AG 202

Collection contains papers, photographic materials, audiovisual materials, ephemera and miscellaneous materials documenting the life and career of American photographer and educator, Thomas F. Barrow (1938- ). Included are correspondence, biographical materials, exhibition announcements, clippings, publications, appointment calendars, memorabilia, teaching materials, writings, fine art, photographic prints, negatives, transparencies, and photographic equipment.

Dates: 1893-2015

Carl Chiarenza collection

Identifier: AG 87
Abstract Papers, 1957-1982, of Carl Chiarenza (1935- ), photographer, writer, editor and educator. Includes published and unpublished manuscripts, correspondence between Chiarenza and Aaron Siskind, taped interviews with Siskind, his friends, colleagues, students and other photographers and artists who knew him, background materials, a bibliography and exhibition list (compiled in conjunction with Stuart Alexander), and Chiarenza`s copy negatives of Siskind photographs -- materials generated by...
Dates: 1957-1982

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

Aaron Siskind archive

Identifier: AG 30
Abstract Papers, photographic materials, audio-visual materials, and memorabilia, ca. 1925 - 1991, of Aaron Siskind (1903 - 1991), photographer and teacher. Includes correspondence; handwritten and typed drafts of writings; exhibition and business files; publications files including book dummies, galleys, proof prints, etc.; photographic materials including contact sheets, negatives, work prints, and transparencies; audio/visual material including film, video, and audio interviews; and memorabilia...
Dates: circa 1925-1991

Aaron Siskind miscellaneous acquisitions collection

Identifier: AG 26
Abstract Collection contains miscellaneous materials, 1949-1991 documenting the life and career of Aaron Siskind, photographer. Each group of materials was collected from a separate source and is described individually as a subgroup. Among the materials are letters, a bibliography and exhibition chronology with accompanying research materials, 733 Siskind catalog records compiled from the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House in 1985, 168 Siskind negatives, a video recording,...
Dates: 1964-1991

Frederick Sommer archive

Identifier: AG 28

Contains the personal papers, photographic materials, original artwork, audio recordings, and ephemera (1909-1999) of photographer, author, and lecturer Frederick Sommer (1905-1999).

Dates: 1909-1999

Charles Traub collection

Identifier: AG 249

Six photographs of Aaron Siskind taken by Charles Traub.

Dates: 1970-1972, 1986