PHOTOBOOKS AND PHOTOGRAPHS
Antique Photographs Collection
A small collection of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century photographs acquired from multiple sources and assembled locally. The collection contains tintypes, daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, glass collodian photographs, glass positive slides, cabinet cards, cartes-de-visite, a photograph album, and postcard photographs. 2 boxes. Access to the collection is through a finding aid in the Rocky Mountain Online Archive.
Collection of Photographic Prints and Portfolios
Collection primarily of twentieth-century artistic and documentary photography. This collection contains prints by such photographers as Ansel Adams, Harry Callahan, Walker Evans, and Edward Weston, in addition to works by contemporary photographers. The individual prints and portfolios in this collection were acquired from multiple sources and assembled locally. 33 linear feet. Access to the collection is through a finding aid in the Rocky Mountain Online Archive.
David H. Tippit Photobook Collection (Tippit)
Collection of twentieth-century photo-illustrated books. The Tippit Collection contains first editions of the seminal photobooks of the twentieth century, as well as numerous contemporary photobook titles. Approximately 13,500 titles. Cataloged with locally assigned call numbers. The collection was acquired from David H. Tippit in 1991 and continues to be augmented by additional purchases and gifts. Access to the collection is through Chinook. http://libraries.colorado.edu/. PDF files detailing the contents of the 1991 acquisition can be found here:
Ira Wolff Photographic History Collection
A collection of approximately 7,000 original photographs and 7,000 publications, largely from the nineteenth century. In addition to containing tintypes, carte-de-visites, cabinet cards, stereographs, albumen prints, and gelatin silver prints, the collection also contains an 1844 calotype by William Henry Fox Talbot. Private photographic albums, largely devoted to travel, are featured in the collection as well. The collection also contains numerous monographs and serials that offer insight into the early history of photography and the development of photomechanical printing. For additional information, see http://libpress.colorado.edu/?p=1678. The collection is currently unprocessed but select portions of the collection are open for research. Interested researchers should contact email@example.com.
Sandy Hume Photography Collection
Collection of twentieth-century American photography assembled by Sandy Hume. A former professor of Photography at the University of Colorado Boulder, Hume organized the influential 1977 exhibition, The Great West: Real/Ideal. The collection contains photographs by such photographers as Robert Adams, Thomas Barrow, and Robert Heinecken. 11 flat file boxes. Access to the collection is through the Rocky Mountain Online Archive.
University of Colorado Department of Art and Art History Photographs
Collection primarily consists of portfolios of photographs created by University of Colorado students and faculty, as well as a select number of individual student prints. 21 flat file boxes. Unprocessed. Access to the collection is through a binder in the reading room.