Harry M. Callahan papers, 1943-1975

Callahan, Harry M. (Harry Morey), b. 1912 d. 1999
Active in R.I.

Collection size: 1200 items (microfilmed on 3 reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; photographs; biographical material; and exhibition material.

REELS 935-936: Correspondence with the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Witkin Gallery, Ansel Adams and others regarding exhibitions of Callahan's work; publications by Callahan; exhibition material; notebooks; biographical material; reproductions of work by Callahan; and printed materials.

REEL 950: 40 photographs and contact prints of Callahan, his work and the work of other photographers.

Biographical/Historical Note: Photographer; Providence, R.I. Born 1912. Taught at the Institute of Design at the Illimois Institute of Technology in Chicago, 1946-1961. Chair of photography department, Rhoad Island School of Design, 1961-1977. Died March 15, 1999.

Lent for filming 1975 by Harry Callahan.

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