Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Will Connell Slides
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (53.27 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
Table of contents What's This?
This collection contains 408 color slides from Will Connell, photographer. Photographs include primarily landscape and architectural images from the United States and Germany.
Connell began his professional career in the late 1920s in California. Publications employing Connell include: Allyear Club, Touring Topics (later Westways), Better Homes and Gardens, Colliers, Weekly Cosmopolitan, Country Gentlemen, Life, Successful Farming, Sunset, Time, U.S. Camera, Woman's Day, Woman's Home Companion, and Vogue. He belonged to a circle which Kevin Starr proclaimed as the "urban bohemian intelligentsia." Will Connell captured California during a time of growth and prosperity. Will Connell's career was that of artist, teacher, technician and entrepreneur.
408 color slides, 23 slide sheets, 6 folders
Use of images in publication is subject to the approval of Will Connell's descendants, who the museum will contact on author's behalf.
All items in the collection are available for on-site viewing by appointment.