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, December 25, 2017, through Monday, January 1, 2018. Our normal hours will resume on Tuesday, January 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 Online Finding Aid PDF
David Muench ag178_muench_book_inventory.pdf
Joan Myers ag237_myers.pdf
Patrick Nagatani ag183_nagatani_tracey.pdf
Hans Namuth ag135_namuth.pdf
Esta Nesbitt ag60_nesbitt.pdf
New Documents Exhibition Collection ag99_new_documents.pdf
Beaumont Newhall ag48_newhall.pdf
Nancy Newhall ag48_newhall.pdf
Beaumont Newhall miscellaneous ag125_bnewhall_misc.pdf
Dorothy Norman ag164_norman.pdf
Sonya Noskowiak ag3_noskowiak.pdf
Arthur Ojeda ag122_ojeda.pdf
Oracle Conference ag110_oracle_conference.pdf
Pacific Press Service Collection ag141_pacific_press.pdf
Marion Palfi ag46_palfi.pdf
Marion Palfi miscellaneous ag130_palfi_misc.pdf
Mickey Pallas ag145_pallas.pdf
Palm Press ag231_palm_press.pdf
Lee Parry ag217_parry.pdf
Mitchell Payne ag49_payne.pdf
Leon Pescheret ag92_pescheret.pdf
Photographic Literature Collection ag82_photo_lit.pdf
Photographic Materials Collection ag100_photographic_materials_coll.pdf
Bernard Plossu ag71_plossu.pdf
Jim Pomeroy ag155_pomeroy.pdf
Portraits of Photographers Collection ag73_portraits.pdf
Charles Pratt ag133_pratt.pdf
Milton Rogovin ag210_rogovin.pdf
Ben Rose ag57_rose.pdf
Naomi Rosenblum
John P. Schaefer ag27_schaefer.pdf
George and Grace Schaub ag241_schaub.pdf
Josef Schneider ag222_schneider.pdf
Josef Schneider ag222_schneider.pdf
Melissa Shook ag224_shook.pdf
Stephen Shore ag50_shore.pdf
Irene Shwachman ag91_shwachman.pdf
Grey Silva ag134_silva.pdf
Vivienne Silver ag106_silver.pdf
Aaron Siskind ag30_siskind.pdf
Aaron Siskind miscellaneous ag26_siskind_misc.pdf
Herbert Small ag4_small.pdf
Henry Holmes Smith ag32_hhsmith.pdf
W. Eugene Smith ag33_wesmith.pdf
W. Eugene Smith miscellaneous ag79_wesmith_misc.pdf
Robert Sobieszek ag232_sobieszek.pdf
Society for Photographic Education ag78_society_photographic_ed.pdf
Rosalind Solomon ag208_solomon.pdf
Frederick Sommer ag28_sommer.pdf
Frederick Sommer miscellaneous ag36_sommer_misc.pdf


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