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Rachel Homer Exhibition and Book Announcement collection

Identifier: AG 211

Scope and Contents

The Rachel Homer Exhibition and Book Announcement Collection consists of promotional literature from the photography world, including exhibition announcements and book publication notices. These range from the 1960s to 2000s. Also included are three Library of Congress publications from the 1950s about their photographic collections.


  • 1950s-2000s


Language of Materials

Material in English

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission from the copyright owner (which could be the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates or literary executors) prior to any copyright-protected uses of the collection.

The user agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents, the University of Arizona, Center of Creative Photography, including its officers, employees, and agents, from and against all claims made relating to copyright or other intellectual property infringement

Biographical Note

Rachel Johnston Homer is a collector and author of photography. She has authored two books: The Legacy of Josiah Johnson Hawes: 19th Century Photographs of Boston, 1972 as well as Photographs from the Boston Public Library, 1970. Homer worked at the Boston Public Library as a visiting scholar Fellow under the mentorship of Sinclair Hitchings, Curator of Prints. Homer was also a research assistant to Davis Pratt, Curator of Photography at the Fogg Museum of Harvard University. Homer also worked at the Boulder Public Library and as a Photograph Librarian at the Colorado Historical Society in the late 1970s. Homer now spends her days at sea as a licensed Captain and First Mate.


2 Boxes (0.5 linear feet)

Metadata Rights Declarations

  • License: This record is made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Creative Commons license.


Promotional literature from the photography world, 1960s to 1990s. Bulk of the material consists of exhibition announcements and book publication notices, 1969 – 1980.

Custodial History

Gift of Rachel Homer in 2004 and 2009.

Processing Information

Processed September 2006 by Janice Gould; and May 2009 by Alima Jimenez.

Finding aid updated by Meghan Jordan and Alexis Peregoy in June 2016.

Rachel Homer Exhibition and Book Announcement Collection 1950s-2000s
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for Creative Photography Archives Repository

1030 N. Olive RD
Tucson Arizona 85721 United States