Collection Items

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    Architecture, design, and engineering drawing filing series (Library of Congress)
    ADE filing series (Library of Congress) | HABSI and HAERI collections Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 50,000 items : most b&w, some hand-colored ; various sizes. | Design drawings. This assemblage of 50,000 design drawings documents architectural and engineering projects throughout the world, but chiefly in the United States. Well known architects and engineers include Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Charles Bulfinch, Robert Fulton, and Cass Gilbert. The entire surviving archives of firms based in Washington, D.C., area are among the...
    • Date: 1750
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    Documentary drawing filing series (Library of Congress)
    Drawings (documentary) filing series (Library of Congress) | DRWG filing series (Library of Congress) | Civil War drawings collection (Library of Congress). | J. Pierpont Morgan collection of Civil War drawings (Library of Congress). Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 3,000 drawings : b&w and color ; various sizes. | This assemblage of documentary drawings features many eye-witness sketches made during the U.S. Civil War. Also included are topographical views, bank note vignettes, portraits, and courtroom sketches. A large group of Russian drawings show areas of China in the 1800s. Among the well-known artists represented by numerous works are William Birch, Howard Brodie,...
    • Date: 1750
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    Look magazine photograph collection (Library of Congress) contact sheets ca. 100,000 photographic prints (ca, 3,500,000 images) ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller. | slides 1,000,000 transparencies : chiefly color slides ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller. | negatives ca. 3,750,000 : chiefly b&w ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller. | miscellaneous prints 150,000 : various sizes. | The photographs depict mid-20th century American life, culture, and interests, as...
    • Contributor: Cowles Communications, Inc
    • Date: 1937
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    Look Magazine Picture Research File (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available ca. 53,000 photographic prints : black and white (chiefly b&w, a few color) ; 46 x 36 cm or smaller. | ca. 1,800 photographs : safety and nitrate film negatives (chiefly copy negatives) ; 26 x 21 cm (8 x 10 format) or smaller. | ca. 1,300 photographs : color transparencies ; 26 x 21 cm (8 x 10 format) or smaller. | A...
    • Contributor: Columbia University. School of Journalism
    • Date: 1910
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    Presidential File filing series (Library of Congress) 15,000 photographs and prints. | Portraits and other pictures relating to the lives, careers, and families of U.S. presidents, including their homes and birthplaces, friends and associates in group portraits, political campaigns, inaugurations, and statues and cartoons. Most of the portraits depict presidents prior to Harry Truman, with extensive documentation for George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
    • Date: 1790
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    Horydczak photograph collection (Library of Congress)
    Theodor Horydczak photograph collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 9,200 negatives : safety film ; 8 x 10 in. (21 x 26 cm.) or smaller. | ca. 3,950 negatives : nitrate ; 8 x 10 in. (21 x 26 cm.) or smaller. | ca. 260 negatives : glass ; 8 x 10 in. (21 x 26 cm.) or smaller. | ca. 940 transparencies : film, glass, and slides, color ; 8 x...
    • Contributor: Horydczak, Theodor, Approximately - Horydczak, Theodor
    • Date: 1915
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    Gottscho-Schleisner Collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available ca. 28,350 negatives : safety film, some nitrate ; 5 x 7 in. (13 x 18 cm.) or smaller. | ca. 300 transparencies : film, color ; 8 x 10 in. (21 x 26 cm.) or smaller. | 11 albums of photographic or photomechanical prints : gelatin silver, some cyanotype, some color ; 16.5 x 14 in. (42 x 35 cm.) or smaller. |...
    • Contributor: Gottscho, Samuel H. (Samuel Herman) - Schleisner, William H. (William Herman) - Gottscho-Schleisner, Inc
    • Date: 1896
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    Carpenter photograph collection
    Carpenter collection | Frank G. Carpenter collection | Frank and Frances. Carpenter collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    29 albums (ca. 5,600 photographic prints) ; 14 x 17 in. (albums) | ca. 9,600 photographic prints : b&w ; 29 x 22.5 cm. or smaller. | ca. 8,000 negatives : glass and nitrate ; chiefly 4x5 and 5x7 in. | Travel views of Africa, Asia, Europe, and North and South America, with additional locations in the Middle East, Mexico, Central America and some...
    • Contributor: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George) - Carpenter, Frances - Carpenter, Frank G.
    • Date: 1880
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    Highsmith archive
    Carol M. Highsmith archive | Carol M. Highsmith photograph archive Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    276 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in. | 241 photographic prints : cibachrome, color ; 8 x 10 in. | 7278 transparencies : film, color ; chiefly 4 x 5 in. | 1213 negatives : safety film, b&w ; chiefly 4 x 5 in. | 2 photographs (digital prints) : color. | 24,121 photographs : digital files, TIFF, mostly color....
    • Contributor: Highsmith, Carol M.
    • Date: 1980
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    Brumfield photograph collection
    William C. Brumfield photograph collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    1,137 slides : color; 35mm. | The photographs document the architecture of pre-Soviet Russia. Most of the structures are churches, cathedrals, and monasteries, often shown in multiple views. Structures are located in both large cities and small towns from west of the Ural Mountains eastward through Siberia. Interior views include icon screens (iconostases) and fresco murals. Also represented are dwellings, commercial, and log buildings...
    • Contributor: Brumfield, William Craft
    • Date: 1987
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    Prokudin-Gorskiĭ photograph collection (Library of Congress)
    Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich Prokudin-Gorskiĭ Collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    14 albums (2,433 photographic prints) ; 27 x 41 cm. (album) | 1,902 negatives : glass, b&w, three-color separation, triple frame ; 24 x 9 cm. | Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskiĭ's photographic survey of the Russian Empire (1909-1915) provides 2,615 distinct photographic views that show cities and villages, religious architecture, industrial and agricultural activities and sites, historic sites, waterway and railway construction, cultural artifacts, people,...
    • Contributor: Prokudin-Gorskiĭ, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich
    • Date: 1905
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    Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available ca. 7,600 photographic prints ; 8 x 10 in. | ca. 6,800 negatives : film ; 8 x 10 in. | A systematic visual record of the early buildings and gardens of nine southern states: Virginia (ca. 600 sites), North Carolina (ca. 300 sites), Georgia (ca. 250 sites), Louisiana (ca. 170 sites), Alabama (ca.150 sites), South Carolina (ca.150 sites), Maryland (ca.135 sites), Florida (ca....
    • Contributor: Johnston, Frances Benjamin - Carnegie Corporation of New York
    • Date: 1864
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    Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs
    Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 5,145 transparencies : color slides ; 35mm. | 537 photographic prints : gelatin silver and dye coupler ; 36 x 28 cm or smaller. | ca. 6,000 photographs on ca. 154 contact sheets : b&w prints ; sheets 30 x 26 cm and 28 x 23.5 cm or smaller. | ca. 6,000 negatives : safety film ; chiefly 35 mm. | ca. 50...
    • Contributor: Kandell, Alice S. - Tse Ten Tashi - Sikkim (India). Publicity Department
    • Date: 1965
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    Matson photograph collection
    G. Eric and Edith Matson collection | Matson collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 20,000 negatives : glass and film, bulk b&w, some color ; 10 x 12 in. or smaller. | 13 albums (ca. 5,249 photographic prints) ; 15 x 11 in. or smaller (albums) | ca. 905 transparencies : glass, film, 35mm slides, lantern slides, autochromes, finlaycolor, b&w and color; 8 x 10 in. or smaller. | ca. 1120 photographs : gelatin silver prints ;...
    • Contributor: Matson Photo Service - American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Department
    • Date: 1898
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    Photochrom print collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 6,395 photomechanical prints : photochrom, color, some b&w ; 18 x 23 cm. (7 x 9 in.) or smaller. | 13 photomechanical prints (panoramas) : photochrom, color ; 20 x 61 cm. (8 x 24 in.) or smaller. | Photochrom prints show late 19th and early 20th century travel views of Europe and the Middle East, primarily of Eastern and Central European destinations (including...
    • Contributor: Photoglob Co. - Detroit Publishing Co.
    • Date: 1890
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    Johnston photograph collection (Library of Congress)
    Frances Benjamin Johnston photograph collection | FBJ collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 25,000 items. | Primarily photographs by Johnston, including portraits of prominent Americans, foreign dignitaries, and members of Washington, D.C., social and political circles. Photojournalistic coverage of American politics & government, industry, social conditions, and events, ca. 1890-1913. Architecture in the United States, concentrating on the South, Mid-Atlantic, New England, and the Pacific Coast, ca. 1913-1940. Travels in Europe, Middle East, Bermuda, and across...
    • Contributor: Johnston, Frances Benjamin - Johnston, Frances Benjamin,. Papers of Frances Benjamin Johnston
    • Date: 1864
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    Visual materials from the papers of John D. Whiting
    John D. Whiting collection
    28 albums (ca. 3,138 photographic prints) ; 31 x 41 cm. (12 x 16 in.) or smaller (albums) | 23 photographic prints ; 26 x 58 cm. (8 x 23 in.) or smaller | 29 negatives : safety and nitrate ; 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. or smaller. | 19 transparencies : color ; 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. | 1 book...
    • Contributor: Whiting, John D. (John David) - Matson, G. Eric (Gästgifvar Eric) - Larsson, Lewis - American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Department - Matson Photo Service
    • Date: 1857
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    Allen photograph collection
    Joseph S. Allen collection
    37 albums (11,427 gelatin silver photographic prints) ; 29 x 39 cm (album) | Buildings, especially county courthouses, as well as other government buildings, churches, educational and residential buildings, historic monuments, and outdoor sculpture in twenty-seven eastern and midwestern states; includes extensive coverage of Washington, D.C., structures, as well as structures in suburban Virginia and Maryland.
    • Contributor: Allen, Joseph S.
    • Date: 1935