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CCP Study Collection

Identifier: SC 001
  • No requestable containers

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

The CCP Study Collection consists of photographic prints of various processes, photographic albums, objects, and other related materials that may be used for a variety of physical examination, evaluation, and analysis (such as laboratory analysis, technical studies, and comparative materials). This collection is accessible to staff, educators, students, visiting scholars, conservators, and others interested in the history and development of photography and its various processes. These materials are separate from the Fine Print and Archive permanent collections held at CCP, and are not displayed for exhibition. There is a wide variety of photographic materials and formats from the 19th and 20th centuries, with materials dating back to 1840. Early photographic processes are a strength of the Study Collection.


  • undated, circa 1840-2010

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.


60 Linear Feet (104 boxes)

25 Cubic Feet

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Metadata Rights Declarations

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


The materials comprised within the Study Collection have been donated by various sources. The majority of donations have come from former University of Arizona president Dr. John Schaefer; the Estate of photographer and educator Arthur J. Bell; photographer and educator Mark Woehrle; and photographer Ansel Adams and his wife Virginia.

CCP Study Collection
Alexis Peregoy
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for Creative Photography Archives Repository

1030 N. Olive RD
Tucson Arizona 85721 United States