Archives & Manuscripts

Scholars, authors, museum professionals, artists, and students are invited to use the archives for a wide range of projects including books, bibliographies, films, and dissertations focusing on photography as well as cultural studies, environmental history, music, and many other areas.

Archives and manuscripts are accessed through the Laura Volkerding Study Center. For assistance with reference questions about the Center’s collections, please contact Leslie Squyres. To make an appointment to visit our collections in person, please contact Emily Una Weirich. Hours are 10AM – 4PM, Monday-Friday.

List of archival collections

Finding Aids

Detailed descriptions of all of the Center's archival collections. 

Searching tip: search across all of the Center’s finding aids by using the search box in the top right corner of this page, and enter the last name (or gallery name) of the collection you are searching for and the term “finding aid.” For example, searching for “weston finding aid” will result in a list including Edward Weston’s finding aids, Brett Weston’s finding aids, and other related finding aids. A search for “weston” will find all of the collections containing information about Weston.

Finding Aids

Name Arizona Archives Onlinesort descending Finding Aid PDF
Gene and Dorothy Gruver ag239_gruver.pdf
Harry Callahan miscellaneous ag96_callahan_misc.pdf
William (Bill) Jay ag184_jay.pdf
John G. Morris ag127_jmorris.pdf
George and Grace Schaub ag241_schaub.pdf
Willard Van Dyke miscellaneous ag97_vandyke_misc.pdf
Jim Pomeroy ag155_pomeroy.pdf
Peter Stackpole ag169_stackpole.pdf
David Muench ag178_muench_book_inventory.pdf
Joe Deal ag229_deal.pdf
LIGHT Gallery ag194_light_gallery.pdf
Etherton Gallery ag243_etherton_gallery.pdf
Richard Avedon miscellaneous ag98_avedon_misc.pdf
Charles Pratt ag133_pratt.pdf
Joan Myers ag237_myers.pdf
Kenneth J. Botto ag244_botto.pdf
New Documents Exhibition Collection ag99_new_documents.pdf
Milton Rogovin ag210_rogovin.pdf
Ylla ag138_ylla.pdf
Wright Morris ag190_wmorris.pdf
Patrick Nagatani ag183_nagatani.pdf
Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust ag203_aaprt.pdf
Charles "Teenie" Harris ag246_harris.pdf
Photographic Materials Collection ag100_photographic_materials_coll.pdf
Ben Rose ag57_rose.pdf
Hans Namuth ag135_namuth.pdf
Adolf Fassbender ag168_fassbender.pdf
Andreas Feininger miscellaneous ag205_feininger_misc.pdf
Brett Weston miscellaneous ag247_bweston_misc.pdf
Lectures, Writings, Manuscripts ag101_lectures.pdf
Rosalie (Rollie) Thorne McKenna ag228_mckenna.pdf
Robert Harrah ag54_harrah.pdf
W. Eugene Smith ag33_wesmith.pdf
Todd Webb ag2_webb.pdf
Barbara Morgan miscellaneous ag206_morgan_misc.pdf
Helen Gee miscellaneous ag248_gee_limelight_misc.pdf
Ernest Bloch miscellaneous ag103_bloch_misc.pdf
Warner Taylor ag215_taylor.pdf
Henry Holmes Smith ag32_hhsmith.pdf
Blue Sky Gallery ag207_blue_sky_gallery.pdf
Limelight Gallery miscellaneous ag248_gee_limelight_misc.pdf
William Christenberry miscellaneous ag250_christenberry_misc.pdf
Melissa Shook ag224_shook.pdf
Rosalind Solomon ag208_solomon.pdf
Dorothy Norman ag164_norman.pdf
Book Production Materials Collection ag219_book_prod.pdf
Benjamen Chinn ag251_chinn.pdf
Ralph Doyle Hosenpud ag227_hosenpud.pdf
Robert Heinecken ag45_heinecken.pdf
Rudy Bender ag151_bender.pdf


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