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  • Contributing Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz
    Title: Edward Weston Photographs
    Creator: Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.003
    Physical Description: 30 Linear Feet 78 boxes
    Date (bulk): 1920-1948
    Abstract: Collection includes gelatin silver and platinum photographs, proof sheets, copy slides, and printed material.
    Language of Material: English

    Access Restrictions

    Collection open for research. Advance notice required.

    Use Restrictions

    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 use requires permission from the copyright owner. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether a use is fair use, and to obtain any necessary permissions. For more information see UCSC Special Collections and Archives policy on Reproduction and Use.

    Preferred Citation

    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.

    Related Materials

    MS 316 Charis Wilson Papers; Edward Weston: Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio, 1902-1952. TR 647 W44 1951

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Photography, Artistic
    Photographers -- United States
    Weston, Edward, 1886-1958