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Judy Dater collection

Identifier: AG 41

Scope and Contents

Series one is located in boxes one and two, and include interviews arranged alphabetically by interviewee. Series two consists of English translation of the texts on Dater in the book Cycles published by Kodansha in August 1992. These texts consist of: “Between Light and Dark” by Donna Stein, and “Dissonance” by Michiko Kasahara.


  • 1977-1978


Language of Materials

Material in English

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Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical Note

Judy Dater was born in California in 1941 and grew up in Los Angeles. She attended both UCLA and San Francisco State University to study photography. She quickly became part of the community of the west coast school of photography, which included greats such as Ansel Adams and Imogen Cunningham. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and two National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grants.


2 Boxes (0.75 linear feet)

Metadata Rights Declarations

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


Materials related to the life and career of Judy Dater (1941 - ), photographer. Of note are photocopied typescripts of thirty eight interviews conducted for Dater’s book Imogen Cunningham: A Portrait, published in 1979.


The Collection is arranged into the following series:

  1. Series 1: Interviews (Boxes 1-2)
  2. Series 2: English translations of texts on Dater
  3. Series 3: Publications

Custodial History

The interviews were a gift from Judy Dater to the Center for Creative Photography in 1978.

Processing Information

Processed summer 1984 by Judith Leckrone. Updated by A. Rule in June 2008.

Finding aid updated by Meghan Jordan in May 2016.

Judy Dater Collection 1977-1978
Finding aid created by Lenox Wiese
© 2016
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for Creative Photography Archives Repository

1030 N. Olive RD
Tucson Arizona 85721 United States