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Baird (Joseph Armstrong) collection
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Description
Assembled over a forty-year period by photography curator Joseph Armstrong Baird, Jr. the collection contains approximately 1663 photographs of architecture and urban views primarily in Europe, but also including Asia, the Middle East, and Mexico and Hawaii in North America. Most of the photographs date from the late nineteenth-century, although a few are early twentieth-century prints.
Background
Joseph Armstrong Baird, Jr. was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1922. He received his BA from Oberlin College in 1945 and an MA and a PhD from Harvard University in 1947 and 1951. His area of expertise was Californian and Mexican art and architecture.
Extent
64 box(es) (approximately 1,663 items)
Restrictions
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.