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Joel Conway / Flying A Studio Photograph Collection, ca.1910s-1997 [bulk 1910s]
SBHC Mss 78
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Title:

Joel Conway / Flying A Studio Photograph Collection, ca.1910s-1997 [bulk 1910s]
Flying A Studio Photograph Collection

Creator/Contributor:

Conway, Joel., creator

Creator/Contributor:

American Film Manufacturing Company

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

The collection contains black and white prints and negatives, as well as supporting documentation, pertaining to the Flying A Studios, a film company that operated in Santa Barbara from 1912 to 1920 and was also known as American Film Manufacturing Company. The materials were acquired by Joel Conway from various sources, including the abandoned studio.

Date:

1910 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
American Film Manufacturing Company.
Motion picture industry -- California -- Santa Barbara -- History

Note:

Location: Boxes 1, unboxed binder (3), 4-5, 8-36 (Del Sur); Boxes 2, 6-7 (Del Sur Oversize); audiotape (Annex 2).
Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Joel Conway was a photographer from Chicago who collected a large number of photographs over the years, including many with a focus on Santa Barbara. He also took many photographs, made large numbers of copy negatives and prints, and sold enlargements of Santa Barbara images to local customers. Some enlargements can be found hanging in places like Harry's Plaza Café in Loreto Plaza Center.
Gift from Pat Eagle-Schnetzer and Ronald Conway, and purchased from Joan Cota (Conway children), 2009.
Use governed by the UCSB Special Collections policy.
Finding aid available in the Department of Special Collections and on the Internet.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Joel Conway / Flying A Studio Photograph Collection, SBHC Mss 78. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Audiovisuals.
Audiocassettes.
Photographs.
Black-and-white negatives.

Physical Description:

15 linear feet

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt1j49r67t/

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by the UCSB Special Collections policy.

Related Item:

http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt1j49r67t/