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
McGraw Colorgraph Company ag22_mcgraw_colorgraph.pdf
Todd Walker ag83_walker.pdf
Louise Dahl-Wolfe miscellaneous ag153_dahlwolfe_misc.pdf
Ralph Doyle Hosenpud ag227_hosenpud.pdf
Reginald Heron ag252_heron.pdf
George Grant ag55_grant.pdf
Wright Morris ag190_w_morris.pdf
Garry Winogrand AG 72 Winogrand Finding Aid
Harold Jones ag67_hjones.pdf
Dorothy Norman ag164_norman.pdf
Louie Palú ag261_palu.pdf
Rudy Bender ag151_bender.pdf
Sid Grossman ag56_grossman.pdf
Frederick Sommer ag28_sommer.pdf
Witkin Gallery Miscellaneous Acquisitions ag259_witkin_misc.pdf
Josef Schneider ag222_schneider.pdf
W. Eugene Smith ag33_wesmith.pdf
Frederick Sommer miscellaneous ag36_sommer_misc.pdf
Josef Breitenbach miscellaneous ag167_breitenbach_misc.pdf
Lee Parry ag217_parry.pdf
Harvey Wang ag255_wang.pdf
Louis Carlos Bernal ag182bernal.pdf
Michael Bishop ag265_bishop.pdf
Josef Schneider ag222_schneider.pdf
Todd Webb ag2_webb.pdf
Johan Hagemeyer and Edward Weston ag5_hagemeyer.pdf
Dean Brown ag18_dbrown.pdf
Yasuo Kuniyoshi ag85_kuniyoshi.pdf
Laura Volkerding Miscellaneous Acquisitions ag256_volkerding_misc.pdf
Garry Winogrand miscellaneous ag188_winogrand_misc.pdf
J. George Midgley ag264_midgley.pdf
Ernest Bloch ag11_bloch.pdf
Brian Weil ag175_weil.pdf
Robert Sobieszek ag232_sobieszek.pdf
Edward Weston and Johan Hagemeyer ag5_hagemeyer.pdf
Water in the West ag172water_in_the_west.pdf
Brett Weston ag143_bweston.pdf
Clarence John Laughlin ag223_laughlin.pdf
Alma Lavenson ag212_lavenson.pdf
William Mortensen miscellaneous ag191_mortensen_misc.pdf
Ray McSavaney ag266_mcsavaney.pdf
Dan Weiner ag150_weiner.pdf
Mark Johnstone ag236_johnstone.pdf
Rosalind Solomon ag208_solomon.pdf
Friends of Photography ag186_friends_of_photography.pdf
Ansel Adams ag31_adams.pdf
Andreas Feininger ag53_feininger.pdf
George Dunham / William Mortensen ag43mortensen-dunham.pdf
Jack Welpott ag218_welpott.pdf
Gene and Dorothy Gruver ag239_gruver.pdf


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