Berenice Abbott papers, (bulk 1960-1992).

Title
Berenice Abbott papers, 1927-1992 (bulk 1960-1992).
Author
Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991.
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Description
5.25 linear feet (13 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Diaries.
  • Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Source (note)
  • Susan B. Blatchford;
Provenance (note)
  • The Berenice Abbott Papers were transferred from the Photography Collection, Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, New York Public Library, in 2008.
Call Number
MssCol 17972
Author
Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991.
Title
Berenice Abbott papers, 1927-1992 (bulk 1960-1992).
Summary
Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) was an American photographer best known for her black and white photography of New York City's architecture. This collection consists primarily business and personal letters she received, 1928-1992. Other materials include notebooks, diaries, photographs, and personal and family materials. It is not, however, a major source for Abbott's photography.
Restricted Access
Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Location of Other Archival Materials
Significant holdings of Berenice Abbott photographs from her "Changing New York" project are held by the Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, New York Public Library; and the Museum of the City of New York, New York, N.Y.
Provenance
The Berenice Abbott Papers were transferred from the Photography Collection, Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, New York Public Library, in 2008.
Source
MSS 2008M28
Gift of Susan B. Blatchford; 1996
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Occupation
Photographers.
Added Author
Barnes, Djuna.
Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992.
Capa, Cornell.
McCausland, Elizabeth, 1899-1965.
Model, Lisette, 1901-1983.
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972.
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994.
Research Call Number
MssCol 17972
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