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Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about the History of Photography, 1840-1917
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Items Removed from Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Material about the History of Photography,
    Date (inclusive): 1840-1917
    Collection number: 92
    Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: 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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    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.

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Material about the History of Photography (Collection 92). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232788 

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of examples showing the development of photography from daguerreotypes to Velox prints. Includes ambrotypes, tintypes, albumens, cabinet portraits, and a cyanotype. Also includes a group of prints made from copy negatives of holdings in the Historical Collection of the Royal Photographic Society, London. Photographers include Eadward Muybridge, William Henry Fox Talbot, Julia Margaret (Pattle) Cameron, and Gertrude Käsebier.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Examples of photography (Box 1).
    2. Prints made from copy negatives in the Historical Collection of the Royal Photographic Society, London (Box 2).
    3. Oversize group of prints from copy negatives of above (Oversize box).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain.
    Photography--History--Archival resources.

    Items Removed from Collection

    • 1. Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904. 2 items. Triple-oversize photographs from copy negatives are shelved with ***TR/16.8/M98 an 1887. Muybridge, Eadweard. Animal Locomotion, 1872-1887. Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.