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Guide to the Susannah Hays Collection of Artwork and Documents, 1992-2006 M1743
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  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Note
  • Preferred Citation

  • Title: Susannah Hays : artwork and documents
    Identifier/Call Number: M1743
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 38.0 Linear feet (1 box, 2 cartons, 49 flat boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1992-2006
    Abstract: Collection contains photographs and documents from artist, Susannah Hays.
    Physical Location: Special Collections and University Archives materials are stored offsite and must be paged 36-48 hours in advance. For more information on paging collections, see the department's website: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html.
    Creator: Hays, Susannah


    Susannah Hays is a book artist and experimental fine art photographer. She has been on the Faculty at the San Francisco Art Institute since 2002.

    Scope and Content

    This collection of her work includes: 8 EGYPT gelatin silver prints -- 1 journal, related to EGYPT --7 SKELLETAL LEAVES prints (6 Vandyke prints, 1 Iris print) -- 1 ONE SUN, ONE APPLE, ONE DAY, framed -- 3 P.O.P. microscope images -- 12 EMPTY BOTTLE SERIES gelatin silver prints -- 1 SEED LEAF gelatin silver photogram -- 2 FALLEN SKY gelatin silver prints -- 6 P.O.P. prints -- 6 EVERYDAY CONSTELLATIONS gelatin silver prints -- 6 PINHOLE VIEWS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE pinhole light drawings -- 3 BETWEEN CEDAR AND VINE gelatin silver prints -- 2 digital images. Also included are the original glass pieces used for the EMPTY BOTTLE series and miscellaneous archival documents, including all the original fragments used for the publication of "Between Cedar and Vine."
    Addenda: (accession 2011-143): 1 very large print (14 x 140 inches), 1 framed print, 1 matted photograph, and 2 unframed prints.


    Open for research; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was purchased by Stanford University, Special Collections in 2010 and 2011. Accessions 2010-057 and 2011-143

    Processing Note

    Collection was processed by Tim Noakes.

    Preferred Citation

    Susannah Hays : artwork and documents, M1743. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Hays, Susannah
    Women Photographers