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Finding Aid for the Albert Boni Collection of Material about Photography, ca. 1840-1983
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Box 1

Pamphlets re photography and the chemisty of photography.

Physical Description: (5 folders).

Scope and Content Note

English and foreign language publications.
Box 2, Folder 1

Pamphlets re photography and the chemistry of photography.

Scope and Content Note

English and foreign language publications.
Box 2, Folder 2

Pamphlets re color-photography.

Box 2, Folder 3

Pamphlets re x-rays.

Box 2, Folder 4

Pamphlets re moving-pictures.

Box 2, Folder 5

Pamphlets concerning microfilm and photostats.

Box 2, Folder 6

Miscellaneous catalogs concerning photography and photographic equipment (Dealers').

Box 3, Folder 1

A guide to the literature of photography and related subjects. Compiled by Albert Boni. New York: Morgan & Lester, 1944.

Creator/Collector: Boni, Albert
Physical Description: 2 copies. (Supplement no.18 for Photo-Lab-Index)
Box 3, Folder 2

Pyroxylin photographic and cinematograph films - patents.

Box 3, Folder 3

Pyroxylin photographic and cinematograph films - bibliography.

Box 3, Folder 4

Holograph letter to John A. Tennant.

Creator/Collector: Brown, George Edward

Scope and Content Note

re an article for Photo-Miniature, Who Discovered Photography, together with photographs used to illustrate the article.
Included are photographs relating to Daguerre, Niépce, and Fox-Talbot. Subject entries for these names are in the catalog.
Box 3, Folder 5

Photostats re a Mathew Brade carte-de-visite.

Box 3, Folder 6

Photomechanical processes - bilbiolography of Library of Congress holdings.

Box 3, Folder 7

Miscellaneous bibliographies concerning photography.

Physical Description: (2 folders).
Box 3, Folder 8


Box 3, Folder 9

Unidentified negatives.

Box 3, Folder 10

Miscellaneous photographs.

Box 4, Folder 1

The Atlantic. December 1957.

Box 4, Folder 2

Articles re photography.

Physical Description: Photocopies.
Box 4, Folder 3

Journal articles re photography.

Box 4, Folder 4

Newspaper clippings re photography and photographers.

Box 4, Folder 5

Magazine clippings - chiefly various examples of photography.

Box 4, Folder 6

Miscellaneous ephemera.

Box 4, Folder 7

Daedalus, journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Winter 1960.

Box 5, Folder 1

Aperture (vol.2 no.3-vol.12 no.4) 1953-1965.

Physical Description: 12 issues (2 folders).
Box 5, Folder 2

Bibliographies concerning photography. Foreign language publications.

Box 5, Folder 3

Museum of Modern Art, New York. A report on the Film Library, 1941-1956 (vol.24, no.1) Fall 1956.

Box 5, Folder 4

Pamphlet on J.S. Mertle's photomechanic collection.

Box 5, Folder 5

Miscellaneous pamphlets on photographic exhibits.

Box 5, Folder 6

Pamphlet on photographic spectrum of comet.

Box 5, Folder 7

List of books and articles by C.E.K. Mees.

Box 6

Miscellaneous ephemera, camera catalogs, catalogs of photographers supplies and sundries.


Gift of William Boni, 1983.
Box 7


Box 8

Prints on photography.

Box 8


Box 8

Literature of invention.

Box 8

Scrapbook with photos.

Box 9

Scrapbook - photographers.

Physical Description: (2 scrapbooks).
Box 9

Subject indexes.

Box 9

Photographers / photographic history.

Box 10

Photomechanical process.

Box 10

Diazotype - Ozalid. 1927.

Box 10

Photography books sold.

Box 10

Photographers / History of photography.

Box 10

Aerial photography.

Box 10

Tennant notebook.

Physical Description: (2 notebooks).
Box 11


Box 11

Physical development.

Box 11


Box 11

Reprints, bibliographies.

Box 11

Beaumont Newhall checklist.

Box 11


Boxes 12, 13, 14

Printed material - ephemera, catalogs, articles, technical pamphlets.