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Paul L. Anderson collection

 Collection
Identifier: AG 40

Scope and Contents

The library, 1899-1973, of Paul L. Anderson (1880-1956), photographer and author. Consists of monographs and periodicals which contain his writings and photographs. Also included is a typed manuscript outlining a formula and instructions regarding the use of ozobrome sensitizer.

Dates

  • 1899-1973

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

To access materials from this collection, please contact CCP-RefDesk@email.arizona.edu

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Biographical Note

Paul Lewis Anderson was born October 8, 1880, in Trenton, New Jersey. He graduated from Lehigh University in 1901 with a degree in electrical engineering. In 1910, he terminated his engineering career and opened a portrait studio in East Orange, New Jersey. In 1914, his first book, Pictorial landscape-photography, was published and he began teaching at the Clarence H. White School of Photography. Between 1925 and 1935, he wrote five young adult novels that take place during ancient Roman times. Between 1933 and 1944, he was a regular contributor to American photography and The camera, publishing articles defending pictorialism. He died on September 16, 1956 in Short Hills, New Jersey.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

The library, 1899-1973, of Paul L. Anderson (1880-1956), photographer and author. Consists of monographs and periodicals which contain his writings and photographs. Also included is a typed manuscript outlining a formula and instructions regarding the use of ozobrome sensitizer.

Arrangement

Series List:

  1. Series 1: Personal library
  2. Series 2: Award of merit

Custodial History

This collection was a gift of Mrs. Raymond Collins to the Center for Creative Photography in 1980.
Title
Paul L. Anderson collection, 1899-1973AG40
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Processed by Judith Leckrone
Date
2011
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding guide is in English

Repository Details

Part of the Center for Creative Photography Archives Repository

Contact:
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Tucson Arizona 85721 United States