Finding Aid for the Photographers' Collection, 1863-

Processed by Mike Roy and UCLA Library Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.


Descriptive Summary

Title: Photographers' Collection
Date (inclusive): 1863-
Collection number: 98
Extent: 6 boxes (3.0 linear ft.) 125 oversize boxes
Abstract: Collection consists of original photographs and negatives of various 19th and 20th century photographers covering a broad range of subjects and includes portraits, landscapes, panoramic views, cityscapes and buildings from various geographic locations and photographs from various historical periods.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Portions of this collection stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
The container list for this collection is not available online. For more information, please contact Library Special Collections Reference  .

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Photographs may not be photocopied.
Florence Yoch garden view slides available on copy slides in Charles E. Young Research Library Deptartment of Special Collections. Originals not available for consultation due to fragile condition.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Photographers' Collection (Collection Number 98). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography

The collection contains photographs from the 19th and 20th century covering a broad range of subjects from various geographical locations and historical periods.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of original photographs and negatives of various 19th and 20th century photographers including, Berenice Abbott, Ansel Adams, Felix Bonfils, Paul Caponigro, Imogen Cunningham, Ralph Dalton Cornell, Louis Fleckenstein, William Henry Jackson, George Wharton James, Charles Fletcher Lummis, Julia Margaret Cameron, Burton Frasher, Burton Holmes, Eadweard Muybridge, Barbara Brooks Morgan, Eliot Porter, Marilyn Sanders, Napoleon Sarony, I West Taber, James Van der Zee, Carl Van Vechten, Carlton Watkins, Henry Hebard West, Brett Weston, Edward Weston, and Garry Winogrand. Contains photographs covering a broad range of subjects and includes portraits, landscapes, panoramic views, cityscapes and buildings from various geographic locations and photographs from various historical periods.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by photographer.

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Photographers--Archival resources.
Photographs--19th century.
Photographs--20th century.

Genres and Forms of Material

Panoramic photographs.
Landscape photographs.
Portrait photographs.
Cityscape photographs.

Related Material

Picture Collection (Collection 99)  . Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.