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Series 4: Second LIGHT and LIGHT L.A., 1979-1990

Identifier: Series 4

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection is divided into six series: Artist Files, Staff Files, Business Files, Second LIGHT and LIGHT LA Files, Memorabilia, and Photographic Materials. Each series is subsequently divided into sub-series. The series Artist Files contains records of artist represented and sold at LIGHT including correspondence, invoices inventories, and exhibitions information. The Staff Files series documents members of the staff and directors of LIGHT. Although there is series devoted solely to Business Records, records dealing with financial and business activity can also be found within this series especially within the Fern Schad and Tennyson Schad sub-series. Within the business series records documenting LIGHT’s, finances, accounting, banking, sales, and taxes can be found. In the series LIGHT L.A. and Second LIGHT documents pertaining to business, sales, and artists’ handled by these galleries can be fournd. In the series Memorabilia oversized artifacts such as newspaper clippings, exhibition posters, signs, and gallery seals can be found. Within Photographic Materials oversized negatives, prints, and pieces of art can be found.

During processing brackets where placed around folder titles given by the processor, whenever possible folder titles remained unchanged. Box 32 Folder 24, and Box 33, Folders 1-4 are restricted due to the nature of the contents, if access to these sections of the collection is needed please contact the archivist.


  • 1979-1990


Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Material in English

Conditions Governing Access

To access materials from this collection, please contact

Personnel files (Box 32, Folders 24-25 and Box 33, Folders 1-4) are closed to research. Please contact an archivist for more information.


From the Collection: 61 Boxes (69 linear feet)

Repository Details

Part of the Center for Creative Photography Archives Repository

1030 N. Olive RD
Tucson Arizona 85721 United States