Scope and Contents
University of California, Santa Cruz
Title: Edward Weston Photographs
Identifier/Call Number: MS.003
30 Linear Feet
Date (bulk): 1920-1948
Abstract: Collection includes gelatin silver and
platinum photographs, proof sheets, copy slides, and printed material.
Language of Material:
Collection open for research. Advance notice required.
Copyright for the items in this collection is owned by the Center for Creative Photography.
Reproduction or distribution of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair
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information see UCSC Special Collections and Archives policy on Reproduction and Use.
Edward Weston Photographs. MS 3. Special Collections and Archives, University Library,
University of California, Santa Cruz.
Scope and Contents
Collection includes 832 silver gelatin photographs by Edward Weston taken between
1920-1948. The photographs were printed by Brett and Cole Weston with Dody Weston Thompson
under the supervision of Edward Weston. In addition, one platinum photograph printed by
Edward Weston, and two photographs of Edward Weston by Dody Weston Thompson. Also, there are
copy slides, proof sheets, and printed material.
Photographs are arranged in the numbered order and series (subjects) assigned by the donor.
Series include: 1. Portraits, 1920-1948 2. Nudes, 1920-1945 3. Shells, 1927-1931 4. Plants,
1927-1936 5. Clouds, 1936 6. California, 1925-1948 7. New Mexico, 1930-1933 8. Mexico,
1923-1931 9. Guggenheim Project, 1937-1939 10. Whitman Project, 1941-1942 11. Miscellaneous,
1922-1936 12. Printed Material.
MS 316 Charis Wilson Papers; Edward Weston: Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio, 1902-1952. TR
647 W44 1951
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Photographers -- United States
Weston, Edward, 1886-1958