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Bingham (Robert) Negatives and Album Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Acquisition Information
  • Arrangement
  • Biography
  • Indexing Terms
  • Preferred Citation
  • Scope and Content
  • Publication Rights

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert Bingham Negatives and Album Collection
    Dates: 1900-1940
    Collection Number: 2009.0036
    Extent: 2 boxes
    Creator/Collector: Bingham, Robert
    Repository: UC Riverside. California Museum of Photography
    Riverside, California 92521
    Abstract: This collection contains photographs taken by Robert Bingham. It includes negatives, a few loose photographs, and photographs encased in four different albums. There is also a book titled, The Effects of Atomic Bombs on Health and Medical Services in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
    Language of Material: English


    All items in the collection are available for on-site viewing by appointment.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Ann Bingham Freeman.


    The collection is arranged in two boxes: Negatives and Photographs, and Photographic Albums and Book.


    Riverside physician Dr. Robert Bingham was a nationally known camera collector and founder of the Western Photographic Collectors Association, whose donation began the formation and founding of the California Museum of Photography.

    Indexing Terms

    Bingham, Robert
    Negatives (photographic)
    albums (books)

    Preferred Citation

    Robert Bingham Negatives and Album Collection, Donation of Ann Bingham Freeman, UCR/California Museum of Photography, University of California, Riverside

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains 882 negatives, 4 photographic albums, 11 photographs, and one book. The images include family photographs, pictures from the University of Redlands, and travel photographs, especially from the country of Mexico.

    Publication Rights

    Use of images in publication is subject to the approval of Robert Bingham's descendants, who the museum will contact on the author's behalf.