Alvin Wyckoff photographs

Special Collections
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Alvin Wyckoff photographs
Date (inclusive): 1909-1930
Collection number: 1491
Creator: Wyckoff, Alvin
Extent: 1.3 linear feet of photographs.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Alvin Wyckoff photographs, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


Alvin Wyckoff (1877-1957) was born in New York. He acted in a number of early silent films before becoming a cinematographer who worked on the films of Cecil B. DeMille, William N. Selig, and others.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Alvin Wyckoff photographs span the years 1909-1930 and encompass 1.3 linear feet. The collection consists of glass negatives, nitrate negatives, and prints of motion picture production, biography, and subject photographs.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Biography photographs.

Indexing Terms

Wyckoff, Alvin--Archives.