Robert Bingham Negatives and Album Collection 2009.0036

Machine-readable finding aid created by Lauren Dubell
California Museum of Photography
3824 Main Street
Riverside, California 92521

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.