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. 


We will be closed from Monday, June 4, 2018, through Friday, June 29, 2018. Our normal hours will resume on Monday, July 2, 2018.


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
Limelight Gallery ag74_gee_limelight_gallery.pdf
Joan Liftin ag262_liftin.pdf
Rosalind Solomon ag208_solomon.pdf
Thomas Barrow ag202_barrow.pdf
Witkin Gallery Miscellaneous Acquisitions ag259_witkin_misc.pdf
Josef Schneider ag222_schneider.pdf
W. Eugene Smith miscellaneous ag79_wesmith_misc.pdf
Bernard Plossu ag71_plossu.pdf
William (Bill) Jay ag184_jay.pdf
Joe Deal ag229_deal.pdf
Robert Heinecken ag45_heinecken.pdf
Harvey Wang ag255_wang.pdf
Laura Volkerding Miscellaneous Acquisitions ag256_volkerding_misc.pdf
Josef Schneider ag222_schneider.pdf
Wynn Bullock miscellaneous ag80_bullock_misc.pdf
Jim Pomeroy ag155_pomeroy.pdf
Peter Stackpole ag169_stackpole.pdf
Danny Lyon ag161_lyon.pdf
Richard Avedon ag89_avedon.pdf
Arthur Bell ag234_bell.pdf
Garry Winogrand miscellaneous ag188_winogrand_misc.pdf
J. George Midgley ag264_midgley.pdf
Robert Sobieszek ag232_sobieszek.pdf
Photographic Literature Collection ag82_photo_lit.pdf
Charles Pratt ag133_pratt.pdf
Ralph Gibson ag37_gibson.pdf
William Mortensen miscellaneous ag191_mortensen_misc.pdf
Ray McSavaney ag266_mcsavaney.pdf
Mark Johnstone ag236_johnstone.pdf
Paul Strand miscellaneous ag94_strand_misc.pdf
Milton Rogovin ag210_rogovin.pdf
Ylla ag138_ylla.pdf
Adolf Fassbender ag168_fassbender.pdf
Mike Mandel ag12_clatworthy.pdf
Paul Strand ag17_strand.pdf
Gene and Dorothy Gruver ag239_gruver.pdf
Harry Callahan miscellaneous ag96_callahan_misc.pdf
Ben Rose ag57_rose.pdf
Max Yavno ag136_yavno.pdf
George and Grace Schaub ag241_schaub.pdf
Willard Van Dyke miscellaneous ag97_vandyke_misc.pdf
Rosalie (Rollie) Thorne McKenna ag228_mckenna.pdf
Rudy Bender ag151_bender.pdf
Marion Palfi ag46_palfi.pdf
LIGHT Gallery ag194_light_gallery.pdf
Etherton Gallery ag243_ethertongallery.pdf
Richard Avedon miscellaneous ag98_avedon_misc.pdf
Warner Taylor ag215_taylor.pdf
Louise Dahl-Wolfe ag76_dahlwolfe.pdf
Kenneth J. Botto ag244_botto.pdf


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