Print / View Finding Aid as Single Page

© 2011 New-York Historical Society logo

Guide to the Doris Ulmann Photograph Collection
ca. 1910-1934
  PR 72

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


© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Tamara Thompson

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 05, 2012
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Doris Ulmann Photograph Collection
Dates [inclusive]: ca. 1910-1934
Abstract: The collection consists of ca. 3000 photographic prints, primarily platinum but some photogravure. Typical portrait subjects include prominent artists, authors, the Columbia University medical faculty, Johns Hopkins University medical faculty, and American editors. There are also examples of some of her best-known African-American and Appalachian photographs. Although many of the images are unidentified, they are the largest known body of prints made by Ulmann herself
Quantity: 223.71 Linear feet (150 boxes)
Location note: Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections
Call Phrase: PR 72