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  • Language of Material: Undetermined
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Mikhail Lemkhin photographs
    Creator: Lemkhin, Mikhail
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS.PHOTO.0176
    Identifier/Call Number: 4761
    Physical Description: 2 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1964 - 1992
    Abstract: Portraits of Russian and Slavic cultural figures taken by photographer Mikhail Lemkhin between 1964 and 1992.
    Physical Location: Special Collections and University Archives materials are stored offsite and must be paged 36 hours in advance.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    This collection was purchased by Stanford University, Special Collections in February 1994.

    Biographical / Historical

    Mikhail Lemkhin is a San Francisco-based photographer. He was born in 1949 in Leningrad and emigrated to the United States in 1983. Lemkhin attended Leningrad State University between 1967 and 1973, and was awarded an MA in journalism and photojournalism. While at the university he worked as a photographer for university departments and for the university newspaper. After receiving his degree, Lemkhin worked as a free-lancer and staff journalist and photographer for various Leningrad newspapers and publications. He has also worked as an advertising photographer for the Graphics Arts Agency, for which he produced more than twenty books.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Mikhail Lemkhin photographs (MSS PHOTO 0176). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Scope and Contents

    Prints of photo portraits of Russian cultural figures taken by photographer Mikhail Lemkhin--some while he was a student in Leningrad during the 1960s and 1970s.

    Conditions Governing Use

    © Mikhail Lemkhin. All Rights Reserved.