Robert Bingham Negatives and Album Collection 2009.0036

Finding aid prepared by Lauren Dubell
California Museum of Photography
3824 Main Street
Riverside 92521

Contributing Institution: California Museum of Photography
Title: Robert Bingham Negatives and Album Collection
Identifier/Call Number: 2009.0036
Physical Description: 2 boxes One box containing 882 negatives, and 10 photographs: 2 Polaroid, 7 smaller photographs, two 9.5 x 8 photographs. The second box contains 4 albums, and one book, The Effects of Atomic Bomb on Health and Medical Services in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Date (inclusive): 1900-1940
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

Scope and Contents

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 Mexico.


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.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Ann Bingham Freeman.

Publication Rights

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

Access Conditions

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

Preferred Citation

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


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

Subjects and Indexing Terms