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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, or to make an appointment to visit our collections in person, please contact Alexis Peregoy. Hours are 10AM – 4PM, Monday-Friday. 

Educators: please visit our Education page for options about our photographic education opportunities and LENS initiative. 

Please note: the Laura Volkerding Study Center will be closed November 28-29, 2019; December 23, 2019-January 3, 2020; January 17-20, 2020. 

Fine Print viewing will be unavailable from May 15 - July 15, 2020. The CCP Archives will be avaible for research during this time, but if you need to look at items from the fine print collection, please arrange your visit during other times of the year.


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
Josef Schneider ag222_schneider.pdf
Water in the West ag172water_in_the_west.pdf
Witkin Gallery Miscellaneous Acquisitions ag259_witkin_misc.pdf
Friends of Photography ag186_friendsofphoto.pdf
Harvey Wang ag255_wang.pdf
Barry Goldwater ag88_goldwater.pdf
W. Eugene Smith ag33_wesmith_temp2019.pdf
Willard Van Dyke miscellaneous ag97_vandyke_misc.pdf
Robert Sobieszek ag232_sobieszek.pdf
Mark Johnstone ag236_johnstone.pdf
Indivisible Project ag187_indivisible.pdf
Laura Volkerding Miscellaneous Acquisitions ag256_volkerding_misc.pdf
Joe Deal ag229_deal.pdf
George Grant ag55_grant.pdf
Todd Webb ag2_webb.pdf
Richard Avedon miscellaneous ag98_avedon_misc.pdf
Gene and Dorothy Gruver ag239_gruver.pdf
Garry Winogrand miscellaneous ag188_winogrand_misc.pdf
J. George Midgley ag264_midgley.pdf
Sid Grossman ag56_grossman.pdf
Harry Callahan ag29_callahan.pdf
New Documents Exhibition Collection ag99_new_documents.pdf
Photographic Materials Collection ag100_photographic_materials_coll.pdf
George and Grace Schaub ag241_schaub.pdf
William Mortensen miscellaneous ag191_mortensen_misc.pdf
Ray McSavaney ag266_mcsavaney.pdf
Johan Hagemeyer ag44_hagemeyer.pdf
Rosalind Solomon ag208_solomon.pdf
Garry Winogrand AG 72 Winogrand Finding Aid
Lectures, Writings, Manuscripts ag101_lectures.pdf
Etherton Gallery ag243_etherton_gallery.pdf
George Dunham / William Mortensen ag43mortensen-dunham.pdf
Adolf Fassbender ag168_fassbender.pdf
Robert Harrah ag54_harrah.pdf
Robert Heinecken ag45_heinecken.pdf
Richard Avedon ag89_avedon.pdf
Frederick Sommer ag28_sommer.pdf
Ernest Bloch miscellaneous ag103_bloch_misc.pdf
Kenneth J. Botto ag244_botto.pdf
Lynn Stern ag238_stern.pdf
Ralph Gibson ag37_gibson.pdf
Charles "Teenie" Harris ag246_harris.pdf
LIGHT Gallery ag194_light_gallery.pdf
William Silano ag263_silano.pdf
Paul Strand ag17_strand.pdf
Dean Brown ag18_dbrown.pdf
Oracle Conference ag110_oracle_conference.pdf
Brett Weston Miscellaneous Acquisitions ag247_bweston_misc.pdf
Ralph Doyle Hosenpud ag227_hosenpud.pdf
Ylla ag138_ylla.pdf


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