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Guide to the Helen M. Stummer Photographs and Papers
1976-2001
 PR 235

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Jenny Gotwals

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 26, 2018
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers.

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. See guidelines in Print Room for details.

Use Restrictions

Permission to reproduce any Print Room holdings through publication must be obtained from:
Rights and Reproductions
The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 270
Fax: (212) 579-8794

The audiovisual material in Series II is restricted from use because of the fragility of the tapes and the fact that the Library does not have the needed playback equipment.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Helen M. Stummer Photographs and Papers, PR 235, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Material at the New-York Historical Society Lbrary

A catalogue from an exhibition of Stummer's photographs of Newark, New Jersey, No Easy Walk: Voices of the Inner City (Miami, FL : Frances Wolfson Art Gallery, Miami-Dade Community College, 1991) , is held by the New-York Historical Society's Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

In 2003 a total of 22 photographs were acquired from the photographer in a combined purchase/donation transaction. Additional images and other documentary material were donated by the photographer in August 2008. A memoir was added in March 2013.

Processing Information Note

The collection was first processed by Julie Viggiano in June 2003. Updates were made by Jenny Gotwals in November 2005. The memoir was added, and other refinements in the finding aid were made, by archivist Larry Weimer in September 2017.