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William Christenberry miscellaneous acquisitions collection

Identifier: AG 250

Scope and Contents

The William Christenberry miscellaneous acquisitions collection contains two Hi8 videotapes of conversation between William Christenberry and Dr. Joseph Massey in 1998, plus two DVD duplicates of the Hi8 videotapes. There is also a 1998 conversation with Thomas Southall, then curator of photography at the High Museum.


  • 1998


Language of Materials

Material in English

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Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical Note

William Christenberry was born in 1936 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where he attended the University of Alabama and received both his BFA and MFA degrees. He is well-known for his photography, painting, and sculpture – particularly his photographs depicting the South. He taught at Washington’s Corcoran School of the Arts and Design from 1968 to 2008.


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Metadata Rights Declarations

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


This collection contains miscellaneous materials, 1998-, documenting the life and career of William Christenberry (1936-2016), photographer and teacher. Each group of materials will be described separately.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials acquired from miscellaneous sources. Gift of Dr. Joseph Massey, 2014.

Processing Information

Finding aid updated by Alexis Peregoy in December, 2016.

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Repository Details

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