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Harry M. Callahan papers, 1943-1975

Harry M. Callahan papers, 1943-1975

Callahan, Harry M. (Harry Morey), 1912-1999

Photographer

Collection Information

Size: 1200 items (microfilmed on 3 reels)

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.

Provenance

Lent for filming 1975 by Harry Callahan.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 935-936 and 950 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Harry M. Callahan papers, 1943-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.