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[John Harding photograph archive].
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 1; BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 2; BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 3; BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 4; ...
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Title:

[John Harding photograph archive]

Creator/Contributor:

Harding, John, 1940 August 6-, creator

Abstract:

Series 1: chiefly large-format, exhibition quality photographs of street scenes in San Francisco, with an aesthetic emphasis on color. Images depict various aspects of the city's social and cultural diversity, focusing on everyday people in public spaces, and including such subjects as events, fashions, architecture, automobiles, neighborhoods, businesses, signs, graphic design and other features of the urban environment. Many photographs taken at street fairs and other gatherings, such as the San Francisco Gay Pride Parade and opening night at the San Francisco Symphony. Also includes similar scenes and portraits from other California locations, including Los Angeles, San Diego, Walnut Creek, Marin County, Alameda, Oakland, Pacifica, Madera, Antioch, Santa Cruz, Albany, Napa, Death Valley, Quincy, Moffett Field, Newport Beach, Watsonville, San Bruno, Half Moon Bay, Rio Vista, Berkeley and San Jose. Also present are some scenes taken outside of California in such locations as New York City, Colorado, Chicago, and Washington D.C. 2012 additions include selected negatives from the photographer's archive and accompanying digital reference prints and digital image files of these selections, and oversize exhibition prints. 2016 additions include a box of color digital prints of images reproduced in Harding's book Analog days (2011) and a copy of this book; and a unique book of 34 mounted prints of color street photography (ffALB vol. 1) with embossed title on front cover: John Harding. 2019 additions include a set of color digital prints (ffALB box 9) corresponding to images reproduced in the limited edition book Streets of discontent (2018).
Series 2: set of black and white portraits (ffALB box 8) depicting siblings, taken chiefly in the mid-1970s throughout the United States. The first 69 photographs, gelatin silver prints, feature images reproduced in the publication Siblings (1982); the remaining 33 photographs, digital prints, were reproduced in a later publication, also titled Siblings (2016).
Series 3: set of 29 black and white views (ffALB box 10) depicting San Francisco streets and neighborhoods, with an emphasis on relatively remote locations of the city and a noteworthy absence of people and action. Taken between 2001 and 2005, set corresponds to images (some identical, some different) in Harding's book San Francisco four x five.

Date:

1979 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Harding, John -- 1940 August 6- -- Archives
Street life -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Streets -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Fashion -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Architecture -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Automobiles -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Fairs -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Gays -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Gay pride parades -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
African Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Latin Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Brothers and sisters -- United States -- Portraits
Brothers and sisters
African Americans
Architecture
Automobiles
Fairs
Fashion
Gay pride parades
Gays
Latin Americans
Manners and customs
Street life
Streets
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works
United States
California -- San Francisco

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Most prints captioned, dated and signed by photographer.
Print processes: chromogenic, digital and gelatin silver. Negatives and slides: 35mm film.
Includes printed title sheet: Streets of discontent : San Francisco & Los Angeles, 2017-2018, John Harding.
Includes printed title sheet: San Francisco - outlands - four x five: 2001-2005, John Harding.
OVERSIZE PRINTS (shelved as --ffALB and --B boxes): RESTRICTED DUE TO FRAGILITY : Inquiries concerning these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Application for Access to Restricted Materials form. Reference copies for some oversize prints shelved in BANC PIC 2010.016--PIC boxes 1-4.
OVERSIZE VOLUME (shelved in Vault as ffALB vol. 1): RESTRICTED DUE TO FRAGILITY : Inquiries concerning this item should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Application for Access to Restricted Materials form.
NEGATIVES: RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
John Harding photograph archive, BANC PIC 2010.016, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of John Harding; 2010.
Additions: Gift of John Harding; 2011.
Additions: Gift of John Harding; 2012.
Additions: Gift of John Harding; 2016.
Additions: Gift of John Harding; 2019.
46 optical computer discs containing digital files scanned from selected negatives from Harding's "Archival boxes" transferred to Digital Collections Unit of The Bancroft Library.
Various publications of Harding's photography, including Siblings (1982), Trees places & people (2013-2015), The attraction of strangers (2016), San Francisco four x five (2016), Siblings (2016) and Streets of Discontent (2018) transferred to the Book Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Hard drive containing digital files of images reproduced in book Analog days transferred to Digital Collections Unit of The Bancroft Library.
Videotape copy of How to live? (dated 1995-1996), by Marie Bourdir and John Harding, transferred for separate cataloging.
John Harding photographs of street scenes and public gatherings in San Francisco and beyond.
In-process container list available in library.
Future additions are expected.

Type:

graphic
Portraits.
Archives.
Photographs.
Pictorial works.
Portraits-California-San Francisco.
Digital prints.

Physical Description:

photonegative
photoprint
slide
approximately 11,120 photographs in 23 boxes, 11 oversize boxes and 1 volume : photographic prints, negatives and slides, chiefly color ; 51 x 62 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/reference-online
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 1
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 2
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 3
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 4
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 5
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 6
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 7
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 8
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 9
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 10
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 11
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 12
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 13
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 14
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 15
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 16
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 17
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 18
BANC PIC 2010.016--NEG(strip) box 19
BANC PIC 2010.016--B box 1
BANC PIC 2010.016--ffALB box 1
BANC PIC 2010.016--ffALB box 2
BANC PIC 2010.016--ffALB box 3
BANC PIC 2010.016--ffALB box 4
BANC PIC 2010.016--ffALB box 5
BANC PIC 2010.016--ffALB box 6
BANC PIC 2010.016--ffALB box 7
BANC PIC 2010.016--ffALB box 8
BANC PIC 2010.016--ffALB box 9
BANC PIC 2010.016--ffALB box 10
BANC PIC 2010.016--ffALB vol. 1
BANC PIC 2010.016--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2010.016--PIC box 2
BANC PIC 2010.016--PIC box 3
BANC PIC 2010.016--PIC box 4
BANC PIC 2010.016
BANC PIC 2010.016
BANC PIC 2010.016

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

OVERSIZE PRINTS (shelved as --ffALB and --B boxes): RESTRICTED DUE TO FRAGILITY : Inquiries concerning these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Application for Access to Restricted Materials form. Reference copies for some oversize prints shelved in BANC PIC 2010.016--PIC boxes 1-4.
OVERSIZE VOLUME (shelved in Vault as ffALB vol. 1): RESTRICTED DUE TO FRAGILITY : Inquiries concerning this item should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Application for Access to Restricted Materials form.
NEGATIVES: RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.

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