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Guide to the Bert Morgan Photographic Negatives
circa 1932-1963, 1981
(bulk, 1960-1961)
 PR 367

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Morgan, Bert, 1904-1986
Creator: Morgan, Richard, 1936-2012
Title: Bert Morgan photographic negatives
Dates: circa 1932-1963, 1981 (bulk, 1960-1961)
Abstract: Approximately 819 black-and-white photographic negatives (18 of which are glass plates) by celebrity and society photographer Bert Morgan (1904–1986) and his son/assistant, Richard Morgan (1936–2012), documenting charity balls, weddings, the annual dog show of the Westminster Kennel Club, and the opening of the National Horse Show, at Manhattan venues such as the Waldorf-Astoria, Madison Square Garden, and Lüchow's restaurant.
Quantity: 3.41 Linear Feet (approximately 801 negatives and 18 glass plates in 4 boxes)
Location: Due to the possible combustibility of some of the negatives in boxes 1-3, that portion of the collection is kept in cold storage. Requests to view boxes 1-3 must allow at least two full days for them to thaw.
Call Phrase: PR 367