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Finding aid for the Wim Swaan photograph collection, 1951-1995
96.P.21  
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Description
A comprehensive collection of approximately 48,000 photographic prints, transparencies, slides and negatives in black-and-white and color by a self-taught photographer and practicing architect who traveled widely, documenting the art, architecture, and landscape of the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the Western United States. Also included are a small quantity of correspondence with publishers, agents, colleagues and friends, sales accounts, a manuscript, research notes, and a copy of his master's thesis.
Background
1927: Born Willem Albertus Swaan September 6 in Kokstad, South Africa.
Extent
60.0 linear feet 150 boxes
Restrictions
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.