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 Deidre Thompson. 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
Paul Strand miscellaneous ag94_strand_misc.pdf
Arthur Tress ag149_tress.pdf
Carl Chiarenza ag87_chiarenza.pdf
Oliver Gagliani ag240_gagliani.pdf
Benjamen Chinn ag251_chinn.pdf
Harry Callahan miscellaneous ag96_callahan_misc.pdf
Charles Harbutt ag144_harbutt.pdf
Yasuo Kuniyoshi ag85_kuniyoshi.pdf
Linda Connor miscellaneous ag254_connor_misc.pdf
Edward Weston miscellaneous ag6_eweston_misc.pdf
Willard Van Dyke miscellaneous ag97_vandyke_misc.pdf
Jerry Uelsmann ag35_uelsmann.pdf
Clarence John Laughlin ag223_laughlin.pdf
Arnold Gassan ag58_gassan.pdf
Richard Avedon miscellaneous ag98_avedon_misc.pdf
Society for Photographic Education ag78_society_photographic_ed.pdf
A. D. Coleman ag20_coleman.pdf
Friends of Photography ag186_friends_of_photography.pdf
Alma Lavenson ag212_lavenson.pdf
Judith Golden ag158_golden.pdf
Barry Goldwater ag88_goldwater.pdf
Center for Creative Photography ag1_ccp.pdf
Indivisible Project ag187_indivisible.pdf
George Grant ag55_grant.pdf
Harry Callahan ag29_callahan.pdf
Gordon Bennett ag253_bennett.pdf
Gregory Conniff ag119_coniff.pdf
Garry Winogrand miscellaneous ag188_winogrand_misc.pdf
Joan Liftin ag262_liftin.pdf
William Mortensen miscellaneous ag191_mortensen_misc.pdf
Richard Dick McGraw ag59_r_mcgraw.pdf
Garry Winogrand AG 72 Winogrand Finding Aid
ESPEJO Project ag81_espejo.pdf
Danny Lyon ag161_lyon.pdf
Lee Parry ag217_parry.pdf
Frederick Sommer ag28_sommer.pdf
Wayne Miller 199_miller.pdf
Mitchell Payne ag49_payne.pdf
Barbara Morgan ag95_morgan.pdf
Dody Weston Thompson ag258_thompson.pdf
Wright Morris ag190_w_morris.pdf
LIGHT Gallery ag194_light_gallery.pdf
Mike Mandel ag12_clatworthy.pdf
New Documents Exhibition Collection ag99_new_documents.pdf
Dean Brown ag18_dbrown.pdf
Charles Morris ag116_cmorris.pdf
Reginald Heron ag252_heron.pdf
Photographic Materials Collection ag100_photographic_materials_coll.pdf
Bernard Plossu ag71_plossu.pdf
Brett Weston ag143_bweston.pdf


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