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[William Carr blues photography archive].
BANC PIC 2014.059--PIC box 1; BANC PIC 2014.059--PIC box 2; BANC PIC 2014.059--B box 1; BANC PIC 2014.059--NEG box 1; ...
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Title:

[William Carr blues photography archive]

Creator/Contributor:

Carr, William, creator, photographer.

Creator/Contributor:

Carr, Ellen, photographer.

Abstract:

Formal and snapshot portraits of blues artists taken primarily at various festivals and other concerts around the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1980s. Among the more noteworthy performers are Etta James, Brownie McGhee, Percy Mayfield, Carla Thomas, Bo Diddley, John Lee Hooker, Albert King, Charlie Musselwhite, The Soul Stirrers, Joe Liggins and His Honeydrippers, and Queen Ida and the Bon Temps Zydeco Band. Among the festivals documented are the Marin County Blues Festival, San Mateo County Blues Festival, Sonoma County Blues Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival and the Monterey Blues Festival. An unidentified photographer, confirmed not to be William Carr, appears in several images. Also includes a group of prints and negatives, chiefly of scenes depicting backstage activities at various concerts, taken by William's wife Ellen Carr.

Date:

1980 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
photographer -- Carr, William -- Archives
Blues musicians -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Portraits
Blues (Music) -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Photographs
Blues festivals -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Photographed by William Carr.
Prints available for most negatives.
OVERSIZE COLOR PRINTS (B box 1) RESTRICTED DUE TO FRAGILITY. Use of this material only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
NEGATIVES RESTRICTED. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
William Carr blues photography archive, BANC PIC 2014.059, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Andover Street Archives; 2014.
Computer discs containing digital files from the archive transferred to the Digital Collections Unit.
William Carr (Bill Carr) is a San Francisco-based photographer.
Complete list of subjects available in library.

Type:

graphic
Portraits-California-San Francisco Bay Area.

Physical Description:

photonegative
photoprint
Approximately 2,000 photographs in 4 boxes : photographic prints and film negatives, color and b&w ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2014.059--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2014.059--PIC box 2
BANC PIC 2014.059--B box 1
BANC PIC 2014.059--NEG box 1
BANC PIC 2014.059

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

OVERSIZE COLOR PRINTS (B box 1) RESTRICTED DUE TO FRAGILITY. Use of this material only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
NEGATIVES RESTRICTED. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.