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
Josef Breitenbach ag90_breitenbach.pdf
Melissa Shook ag224_shook.pdf
Limelight Gallery Miscellaneous Acquisitions ag248_gee_limelight_misc.pdf
Charles Traub ag249traub.pdf
Judith Golden ag158_golden.pdf
Barry Goldwater ag88_goldwater.pdf
John Gutmann ag173_gutmann.pdf
ESPEJO Project ag81_espejo.pdf
William Christenberry miscellaneous ag250_christenberry_misc.pdf
Wayne Miller 199_miller.pdf
Frederick Sommer miscellaneous ag36_sommer_misc.pdf
Doris Ulmann ag84_ulmann.pdf
Josef Breitenbach miscellaneous ag167_breitenbach_misc.pdf
George Grant ag55_grant.pdf
Grey Silva ag134_silva.pdf
Benjamen Chinn ag251_chinn.pdf
Barbara Morgan ag95_morgan.pdf
Johan Hagemeyer and Edward Weston ag5_hagemeyer.pdf
Edward Weston and Johan Hagemeyer ag5_hagemeyer.pdf
Willard Van Dyke ag77_vandyke.pdf
Water in the West ag172water_in_the_west.pdf
Sid Grossman ag56_grossman.pdf
Stephen Sprague ag65_sprague.pdf
Dody Weston Thompson ag258_thompson.pdf
Linda Connor miscellaneous ag254_connor_misc.pdf
Charles Morris ag116_cmorris.pdf
John G. Morris ag127_jmorris.pdf
Todd Walker ag83_walker.pdf
Friends of Photography ag186_friends_of_photography.pdf
Ralph Steiner ag68_steiner.pdf
Reginald Heron ag252_heron.pdf
Edward Weston miscellaneous ag6_eweston_misc.pdf
Grace Sternberg ag245_sternberg.pdf
Louie Palú ag261_palu.pdf
David Muench ag178_muench_book_inventory.pdf
Portraits of Photographers Collection ag73_portraits_of_photographers.pdf
Indivisible Project ag187_indivisible.pdf
Harry Callahan ag29_callahan.pdf
Jay Sternberg ag245_sternberg.pdf
Witkin Gallery Miscellaneous Acquisitions ag259_witkin_misc.pdf
Joan Myers ag237_myers.pdf
Limelight Gallery ag74_gee_limelight_gallery.pdf
Larry Sultan ag12_clatworthy.pdf
Harvey Wang ag255_wang.pdf
Interviews/Oral History Collection ag19interviews.pdf
Johan Hagemeyer ag44_hagemeyer.pdf
Patrick Nagatani ag183_nagatani_tracey.pdf
W. Eugene Smith miscellaneous ag79_wesmith_misc.pdf
Garry Winogrand AG 72 Winogrand Finding Aid
Carl Chiarenza ag87_chiarenza.pdf


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