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Accession 94-050

National Museum of American History. Division of Photographic History

Correspondence, circa 1985-1989

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Photographic History
Title: Correspondence
Dates: circa 1985-1989
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 94-050
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of correspondence between the Division of Photographic History curatorial staff and outside museums, college professors, professional/amateur photographers, publishers, and photographic equipment manufacturers. Most of the correspondence refers to famous photographers, collections of the Division, pioneers of photographic science and technology, the National Museum of American History Hall of Photography, and early photographic processes (such as daguerreotypes). Correspondents include Eugene Ostroff, Curator, 1969- ; Peter Liebhold, Photo Specialist, 1985-1989; and Museum Technicians Sandra A. Babbidge, Michelle Anne Delaney, Mary K. Grassick, and Lynn J. Novick. Materials also include photographs and slides.

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This accession consists of correspondence between the Division of Photographic History curatorial staff and outside museums, college professors, professional/amateur photographers, publishers, and photographic equipment manufacturers. Most of the correspondence refers to famous photographers, collections of the Division, pioneers of photographic science and technology, the National Museum of American History Hall of Photography, and early photographic processes (such as daguerreotypes). Correspondents include Eugene Ostroff, Curator, 1969- ; Peter Liebhold, Photo Specialist, 1985-1989; and Museum Technicians Sandra A. Babbidge, Michelle Anne Delaney, Mary K. Grassick, and Lynn J. Novick. Materials also include photographs and slides.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-050, National Museum of American History. Division of Photographic History, Correspondence

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Container List

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Correspondence Files, A-N

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Box 2

Correspondence Files, O-Z

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