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 Online Finding Aid PDF
Minor White ag9_white_misc.pdf
Charis Wilson ag200_c_wilson.pdf
Garry Winogrand AG 72 Winogrand Finding Aid
Garry Winogrand miscellaneous ag188_winogrand_misc.pdf
Lee Witkin / Witkin Gallery ag62_witkin.pdf
Witkin Gallery Miscellaneous Acquisitions ag259_witkin_misc.pdf
John Wolbarst ag61_wolbarst.pdf
Marion Post Wolcott ag114_post_wolcott.pdf
Max Yavno ag136_yavno.pdf
Ylla ag138_ylla.pdf


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