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Samuel Chamberlain papers, 1908-1971

Samuel Chamberlain papers, 1908-1971

Chamberlain, Samuel, 1895-1975

Photographer, Etcher

Collection Information

Size: 13.0 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: Personal and business correspondence; photographs; etchings; drawings; sketches; writings; biographical material; and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Etcher and photographer; Marblehead, Mass. Died in 1975. Chamberlain is best known for his architectural photography. His early career is reflected in his etchings of European buildings for American publications.


Material on reel 686 lent for microfilming 1974 by Samuel Chamberlain. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1974 by Chamberlain.

Location of Originals

  • Reel 686: Originals returned to Samuel Chamberlain after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 686 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Samuel Chamberlain papers, 1908-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.