Journalistic photographs of events and other newsworthy topics in Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco and other locations in
the Bay Area, California and beyond, taken chiefly in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Alan Copeland (1943-2012): born in Canada; studied at Shimer College and University of Wisconsin, Madison; moved to Berkeley
in 1967; photographer for the Berkeley Barb and Berkeley Tribe in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and later such outlets as
Ramparts, Newsweek, Rolling Stone and New York Times; founded Photon West agency with Stephen Shames and other photographers;
was also affiliated with Associated Press, Black Star and Woodfin Camp & Associates agencies; author of People's Park (1969)
and Black Mesa: the Angel of Death (1973); later in life practiced as a studio photographer and taught at Vista College in
approximately 23,000 photographs
in 13 boxes
: black and white negatives, color transparencies and gelatin silver prints
; various sizes and formats
Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Copyright for material
created by Alan Copeland has been assigned to the University of California Regents, managed by The Bancroft Library. In addition,
the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor
restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected
by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public
domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively
with the user.
Collection is open for research. Negatives and slides available by appointment only.