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Harvey Wang collection

Identifier: AG 255

Scope and Contents

Materials in this collection relate to Harvey Wang’s documentary film and book project, From Darkroom to Daylight, 2015. These materials include interview film footage with corresponding transcripts and release forms (both digital and paper formats); production footage including MiniDV tapes, film, and born-digital film; the final documentary film as a digital file and Blu-Ray disc; published book; and contact information for each interviewee.


  • 2015


Language of Materials

Material in English

Conditions Governing Access

Some interviews may be restricted. Please see archivist for details.

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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

Harvey Wang (1956 - ) is an American photographer and filmmaker based in New York City. He has published several books of photography, and known best for his portraits and short films. Wang studied visual arts and anthropology at Purchase College, State University of New York. He has exhibited at several museums including the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institution and the Museum of the City of New York. His short film about photographer Milton Rogovin won “Best Documentary Short” at the Tribeca Film Festival. Wang’s published books include Harvey Wang’s New York (1990); Flophouse: Life on the Bowery (2000); Holding On: Dreamers, Visionaries, Eccentrics and Other American Heroes (1995) and From Darkroom to Daylight (2015).


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Metadata Rights Declarations

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


Materials in this collection relate to Harvey Wang’s documentary film and book project, From Darkroom to Daylight, 2015.


The Collection is arranged into the following series:

  1. Series 1: Project files, 2015, 1 box

Custodial History

Materials acquired by CCP from Harvey Wang in 2015.

Processing Information

Finding aid updated by Alexis Peregoy, 2018.

Harvey Wang collection 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for Creative Photography Archives Repository

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Tucson Arizona 85721 United States