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3 Works collection

Identifier: AG 160

The 3 Works collection contains 1 CD-ROM of works by Stephen Axelrad, MANUAL (Suzanne Bloom and Ed Hill), and Esther Parada. (1 CD-ROM [Macintosh]).

Dates: 1990

Aaron Siskind Foundation collection

Identifier: AG 141

Books, exhibition announcements, clippings, and other materials documenting activities related to Aaron Siskind and the Aaron Siskind Foundation

Dates: undated; 1990s-2010s

Gerald Ackerman collection

Identifier: AG 181

Papers and photographic materials, circa 1980s- 1994, of Gerald Ackerman (1948-1994), photographer of dance and flowers. Includes biographical materials, black and white and color transparencies, 35 mm slides, 8 x 10 inch negatives, an album of black and white architectural photographs, a color portrait of the photographer, and a videotape of the dance performance “Polarities” along with viewing copies of the tape.

Dates: circa 1980s-1994, 2005

Ansel Adams archive

Identifier: AG 31
Description Papers, photographic materials, and memorabilia, 1920s -1984, of Ansel Adams (1902 - 1984), photographer, author, teacher and conservationist. Includes correspondence (1906 - 1984) between Adams and his family, friends, business associates, and other artists; activity files documenting his commercial projects (1930s - 1977); exhibitions (1936 - 1983); his associations with the Sierra Club (1937 - 1984), Friends of Photography (1967 - 1984), and Images and Words Workshop (1967 - 1972);...
Dates: 1906 - 1984

Ansel Adams miscellaneous acquisitions collection

Identifier: AG 66
Abstract Memorabilia, papers, audio tapes, compact disks, and photographic materials, 1947 to the present, relating to the career of Ansel Adams (1902 - 1984), photographer. The collection includes correspondence between Adams and the Polaroid Corporation regarding his books on Polaroid processes; a bound compilation of notices, tributes, and editorials relating to his death; a promotional package by Standard Oil Company entitled Scenic Views containing photographs by...
Dates: 1926-1941, 1940s-1960s, 1962-1998, 2000-2004, 2006-2012, 2018

Shelby Lee Adams collection

Identifier: AG 257
Abstract Photographic materials, including polaroids, published books and magazine features, along with audiovisual recordings created by photographer Shelby Lee Adams (b. 1950). Mostly consisting of subjects from his native state of Kentucky, in rural isolated hollows tucked in the mountain terrain, Adams documents the people often ignored by the majority of society with solemn, starkly lit, yet intimate portraits. Books include those published of Lee’s work: Appalachian...
Dates: 1987-2018

Virginia Adams Stereograph Collection

Identifier: AG 295
Scope and Contents

The collection was formed by Virginia Adams, and includes 657 stereograph cards dating between 1859-1907.

Dates: Undated, 1859-1907

Stuart Alexander Collection

Identifier: AG 270

The Stuart Alexander Collection consists of books, bookdealer catalogues, sales records, magazines, exhibition files, auction sale files, and a scrapbook. The materials range from the beginning of Alexander’s career as a curator, photography historian, editor, and auction specialist in the 1980s to the 1990s and 2000s.

Dates: 1980 - 2017

Casey Allen collection

Identifier: AG 148

Research files and publications, 1970-1997, of Casey Allen (1916-2005), American photographer and writer. Includes audio tape recordings of interviews with photographers and others involved in the photographic community, transcriptions of interviews, research notes, magazines with writings by Allen, general photography magazines, and portraits by Allen of interviewees.

Dates: 1970-1997

Lola Álvarez Bravo archive

Identifier: AG 154

Photographic materials (1920s-1989) of the Mexican photographer Lola Álvarez Bravo (1903 [sometimes birth date is recorded as 1907] -1993). Includes extensive files of negatives from throughout her career. A small amount of biographical materials, clippings, and publications (1901-1994) are included. The collection has been fully processed. A complete inventory is available.

Dates: 1901-1994

Paul L. Anderson collection

Identifier: AG 40

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

Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust collection

Identifier: AG 203
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, exhibition materials, publications, book project files, and legal agreements of the Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust, (1974-), that document the business of the Trust. The bulk of the materials date from 1985. This collection is partially processed.

Dates: 1974-2003

Lucienne Ash collection

Identifier: AG 277

This collection contains information pertaining to the life and career of Lucienne (Lucy) Ash (1929-), photographer. Materials include publsihed material using Ash's work, reserach files, 144 postives of Ash's work, and 30 mounted photographs.

Dates: circa 1970s-1990s

Lucy Ashjian collection

Identifier: AG 209

Photo League archival materials relating to the career of Lucy Ashjian (1907-1993), photographer. Includes contact prints from 2 ¼ inch contact prints, original negative sleeves, signed original mounts, an exhibition sign, class photo from the Clarence White School of Photography, 1937 diploma from the White School, and other miscellaneous items.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1937-2004

Auction Sales Catalogs collection

Identifier: AG 288

This collection contains auction catalogs from various auction houses in the U.S and Europe from the 20th-21st century.

Dates: Publication: 1952-2020

Richard Avedon collection

Identifier: AG 89

Papers, photographic materials, publications, and memorabilia, 1947-1989, of Richard Avedon (1923-2004), photographer. Includes correspondence, clippings, contact sheets, engraver's prints, books, and other materials documenting his career. The collection is active.

Dates: 1947-2004

Richard Avedon miscellaneous acquisitions collection

Identifier: AG 98

Collection contains miscellaneous materials, 1938-2006 documenting the life and career of Richard Avedon (1923-2004), photographer. Each group of materials was collected from a separate source and is described individually as a subgroup.

Dates: 1938 - 2006

Kurt Baasch collection

Identifier: AG 137

Personal papers and photographic materials, 1916-1994, of Kurt Waldemar Baasch (1891-1964), photographer, ceramicist, and horticulturalist. Includes letters from Baasch’s friends and associates — Paul and Rebecca Strand, Hazel Strand, Alfred Stieglitz, Julien Levy, and Elizabeth McCausland — as well as clippings related to the films and photography of Paul Strand.

Dates: 1916-1994

James Baker collection

Identifier: AG 274
Content Description The James Baker Collection is composed of multiple formats pertaining to The 1951 Aspen Photography Conference, Photography: Selected Images Exhibitionof 1979, and The Political Landscape Conference of 1989 as well as a collection of recordings, including those during his tenure at a radio station between 1995-2006.The correspondence, represented in Series 1, is from both The 1951 Aspen Photography Conference and The Political Landscape Conference between James Baker and a...
Dates: 1951, 1979, 1988-1991, 1995-2006, 2008, 2018-2019

Robert Balcomb collection

Identifier: AG 180

Papers, technical notes, and photographs of Robert “Sam” Balcomb (b. 11 March 1926), photographer and student of William Mortensen from 1956-1957. Photographs were transferred to the CCP fine print collection.

Dates: 1956-circa 1975

Susan Barger Collection

Identifier: AG 284

The Susan Barger's collection consists of correspondence, research notes and notebooks, printed material, manuscripts and articles, research samples, and photographic material encompassing Barger's career as a conservationist with a keen interest in daguerreotypes and adobe.

Dates: 1970s-2000s

Thomas Barrow archive

Identifier: AG 202

Collection contains papers, photographic materials, audiovisual materials, ephemera and miscellaneous materials documenting the life and career of American photographer and educator, Thomas F. Barrow (1938- ). Included are correspondence, biographical materials, exhibition announcements, clippings, publications, appointment calendars, memorabilia, teaching materials, writings, fine art, photographic prints, negatives, transparencies, and photographic equipment.

Dates: 1893-2015

Herbert Bayer collection

Identifier: AG 25
Scope and Contents Papers, photographic materials and memorabilia of Herbert Bayer (1900 - 1985), photographer and designer. Includes correspondence with Tim Gidal and the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Photographie, glass and film negatives and contact sheets (1926 - 1977), as well as awards and medals. The collection is inactive. Series one contains one folder of correspondence, series two contains miscellaneous papers and writings (five folders), series three contains two boxes of memorabilia. The...
Dates: 1935-1985

Bea Nettles collection

Identifier: AG 278

This collection covers the life and work of photographer and book artist Bea Nettles (1946-), with a major focus revolving around work done from the 1970s to the present day.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1970s-2010s; 1956-2022

Arthur J. Bell papers

Identifier: AG 234
Abstract Papers, 1850s-2010 (bulk 1960s-2000s), collected and created by Chicago photographer Arthur J. Bell (1942-2010) consisting of correspondence, biographical materials, and materials from Bell’s photographic career. The bulk of the collection consists of Bell’s negatives but additional materials include exhibition announcements, clippings, travel documents, appointment calendars, memorabilia, and photographic prints. There is a small amount of information on Janice Bell, Arthur Bell’s wife, and...
Dates: 1850s-2010, bulk 1960s-2000s

Anson Beman collection

Identifier: AG 185

Papers and publications of Anson Beman (1928- ), photographer and student (1951-1953) of William Mortensen.

Dates: 1931-2002

Gordon L. Bennett papers

Identifier: AG 253
Abstract Collection contains papers, photographic materials, artwork and ephemera circa 1951-2012 of Gordon Bennett (1933-2012) collector, dealer, photographer and publisher. A pioneer collector of 19th and 20th century photography and advocate for vernacular photography, he discovered a complete set of Carleton E. Watkins’ New Series mammoth prints, the only known set to survive the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Bulk of collection records his collecting activities: purchases, donations, sales and...
Dates: circa 1951-2012

Ferenc Berko collection

Identifier: AG 115

This collection contains information pertaining to the life and career of Ferenc Berko (1916- 2000), photographer. Materials include 6 undated proof prints, 12 black and white postcards from his Early Images, Portfolio 1 (undated), and miscellaneous biographical information including photocopies of publications about Berko.

Dates: 1950, 1980, 1986, 2012

Ferenc Berko miscellaneous acquisitions collection

Identifier: AG 198

This collection contains materials pertaining to the life and career of Ferenc Berko (1916-2000), photographer. Each group of materials will be described separately. The collection is active.

Dates: undated

Louis Carlos Bernal archive

Identifier: AG 182
Abstract Correspondence, publications, photographic material, and video recordings, 1953-1993, related to photographer and educator Louis Carlos Bernal (1941-1993). Included is one letter addressed to the artist, publications of Photography Magazine featuring the ESPEJO Project, work prints, contact sheets, and negatives documenting Bernal’s projects and his personal life. The collection also includes VHS recordings including an interview of Bernal done in 1982 with Ben Rider of Once Over “Easy”...
Dates: undated, 1953-2016