Patricia and Richard Shirk Collection of Photographs

Debra Roussopoulos
The University Library
Special Collections and Archives
University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
Email: specoll@library.ucsc.edu
URL: http://library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/
© 2011
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Patricia and Richard Shirk Collection of Photographs

Collection number: MS 118

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
Processed by:
Debra Roussopoulos
Date Completed:
2012
Encoded by:
Debra Roussopoulos
© 2011 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Patricia and Richard Shirk collection of photographs
Bulk Dates: 1865-1992
Collection number: MS 118
Collector: Shirk, Patricia
Collector: Shirk, Richard
Collection Size: 13 flats
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: Black and white photographs of various sizes, mounted and unmounted.
Physical location: Stored in Special Collections & Archives: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Patricia and Richard Shirk collection of photographs. MS 118. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection includes photographic prints from several prominent photographers noted for their contributions to the history of photography. The photographs range from 1865 to 1992 and were collected by Patricia and Richard Shirk.
The photographs are from the following artists: Ansel Adams, Eugene Atget, Bill Brandt, Harry M. Callahan, Julia Margaret Cameron, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Imogene Cunningham, Frederick H. Evans, Michael Kenna, Andre Kertesz, Aaron Siskind, Frank M. Sutcliffe, Brett Weston, Edward Weston, and Neil Weston.
Prints are in various sizes and mediums including: albumen, carbon, platinum, and silver gelatin.

Arrangement

Items in the collection are arranged by size.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Photography, Artistic.

Separated Material

Books have been separated from the collection and cataloged separately.

Container List

box 3,6,11,12,13

Adams, Ansel ca. 1920-1960

box 3

East Vidette, Southern Sierra ca. 1920-1927

Physical Description: gelatin silver print

Scope and Content Note

Photograph with portfolio "Parmelian Prints of the High Sierras," plate no. 17.
box 3

Sierra Junipers, Upper Merced Basin, Yosemite Valley ca. 1920-1927

Physical Description: gelatin silver print

Scope and Content Note

Photograph with portfolio "Parmelian Prints of the High Sierras," plate no. 1.
box 6

Banner Peak, Thousand Island Lake, Central Sierra ca. 1923

Physical Description: gelatin silver print

Scope and Content Note

Photograph with portfolio, "Parmelian Prints of the High Sierras," plate no. 12.
box 6

From Glacier Point, Yosemite Valley ca. 1927

Physical Description: gelatin silver print

Scope and Content Note

Photograph with portfolio, "Parmelian Prints of the High Sierras," plate no. 4.
box 6

Marion Lake, Southern Sierra ca. 1920-1927

Physical Description: gelatin silver print

Scope and Content Note

Photograph with portfolio, "Parmelian Prints of the High Sierras," plate no. 10.
box 6

Madrone Bark 1932

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 11

Iron and Slag 1937

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 11

Spanish American Woman 1937

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 12

Glass Shards 1939

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 12

Grass in Rain 1948

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 13

Cracked White Paint and Boards 1960

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 13

Sequoia Gigantea Roots 1950

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 4, 7

Atget, Eugene ca. 1901

box 4

La Petite Maison ca. 1901

Physical Description: albumen print
box 7

Versailles, France 1901

Physical Description: albumen print
box 11

Brandt, Bill 1933-1937

box 11

Northumbrian Miner at His Evening Meal 1937

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 11

Rainswept Rooftops 1933

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 2,3,10,12

Callahan, Harry M. 1947-1959

box 2

Eleanor 1948

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 3

Chicago 1958

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 3

Grasses, Wisconsin 1959

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 10

Eleanor, Chicago 1947

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 10

Eleanor, Chicago [abstraction] 1947

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 10

Eleanor and Barbara 1953

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 10

Chicago [two windows] 1949

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 10

Chicago [many windows] 1949

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 10

Aix en Provence 1958

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 12

Eleanor, Chicago 1949

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 4, 7

Cameron, Julia Margaret 1865-1867

box 4

Mary Spring-Rice O'Brien 1867

Physical Description: albumen print
box 7

Sir Henry Taylor 1865

Physical Description: albumen print
box 8

Cartier-Bresson, Henri 1932-1934

box 8

Hyeres, France 1932

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 8

Mexico 1934

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 5, 8

Cunningham, Imogene 1910-1971

box 5

Alfred Stieglitz 1934

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 5

Barbara at the Door 1965

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 5

Stan 1954

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 8

Ansel Adams 1953

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 8

Coffee Gallery, San Francisco 1950

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 8

Fence in Mendocino 1971

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 8

Pierro Betrubt 1910

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 8

Northwest Native 1934

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 8

Three Heads and Four Hands 1964

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 1, 3, 5

Evans, Frederick H. 1898

box 1

Southwell Cathedral Nave, Norman Capital 1898

Physical Description: platinum print
box 1

Southwell Cathedral, Chapter House Capital [1] 1898

Physical Description: platinum print
box 3

Frederick Evans with Geoffrey ca. 1898

Physical Description: platinum print
box 5

S.C. Ashton Jonson 1898

Physical Description: platinum print
box 5

Southwell Cathedral, Chapter House Capital [2] 1898

Physical Description: platinum print
box 9

Kenna, Michael 1992

box 9

Rancho San Carlos 1992

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 1, 9

Kertesz, Andre 1926-1960

box 1

Elizabeth and I 1931

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 1

Landing Pigeon 1960

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 1

Armonk 1941

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 1

Colette 1930

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 9

Chez Mondrian, Paris 1926

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 3,9,13

Siskind, Aaron 1949-1973

box 3

Kentucky 1951

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 3

Lima 128 1975

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 3

Rome Hieroglyph 5 1963

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 3

Roma 162 (Homage to F.K.) 1973

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 9

Jerome, Arizona 1949

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 9

Lima 137 1975

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 9

Progresso 2 1974

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 9

Progresso 4 1974

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 13

Chicago 1949

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 13

Los Angeles 1949

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 2,3,4,7

Sutcliffe, Frank M. ca. 1875-1910

box 2

Sheep by the Heath ca. 1875-1910

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 3

Boat Group ca. 1875-1910

Physical Description: carbon print
box 4

Retired Couple ca. 1875-1910

Physical Description: platinum print
box 4

Whitby Harbor ca. 1875-1910

Physical Description: albumen print
box 4

Two Fisherman ca. 1875-1910

Physical Description: carbon print
box 7

Retired from the Sea ca. 1875-1910

Physical Description: albumen print
box 13

Weston, Brett 1976

box 13

Roots 1976

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 5,11

Weston, Edward 1929-1935

box 5

Tracks in Sand 1935

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 5

Barn, Castroville 1934

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 11

Robinson Jeffers 1929

Physical Description: gelatin silver print
box 5

Weston, Neil 1945

box 5

Dad 1945

Physical Description: gelatin silver print