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Palm Press/ Gus Kayafas collection

Identifier: AG 231

Scope and Contents

The Palm Press/Gus Kayafas Collection contains a portrait of Abraham Lincoln and a photogravure plate of an Aaron Siskind photograph.


  • Creation: undated


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

Historical Note

Palm Press, Inc. was established in 1980 by Gus Kayafas to publish teaching slides from original photographs. The company later printed for photographers Kayafas admired and eventually printed for other photographers as a business.

Gus Kayafas received his MFA in Photography in 1973 from Rhode Island School of Design where he studied with Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind. Following graduation he started the photography program at Massachusetts College of Art. He currently runs Gallery Kayafas in Boston.


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Metadata Rights Declarations

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


Contains photographic materials related to Palm Press, Inc.


The Collection is arranged into the following series:

  1. Series 1:

Custodial History

The collection was a gift of Arlette and Gus Kayafas in 2009.

Processing Information

Finding aid updated by Meghan Jordan in June 2016.

Palm Press/Gus Kayafas Collection, n.d.
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for Creative Photography Archives Repository

1030 N. Olive RD
Tucson Arizona 85721 United States