Size: 0.1 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)
Summary: Printed matter (1885-1890), receipts, and certificates (1888-1899) include the prospectus and final publication of ANIMAL LOCOMOTION (1887), the Library of Congress register of copyright, clippings, and insurance certificates. Correspondence (1886-1901) generally relates to the University's effort to sell the equipment after the project's completion and contains 17 letters from Muybridge.
Muybridge contracted with the University of Pennsylvania in 1883 to conduct and publish animal locomotion studies.
Microfilmed in 1990 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
University of Pennsylvania papers on Eadweard Muybridge; Also located at; International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, N.Y.
Location of Originals
- Originals in University of Pennsylvania Archives.