Photography

Diane Arbus (1923-1971). Manuscripts and research material regarding Arbus, for use by Patricia Bosworth in her biography of Arbus; includes several photographs (black and white prints) of Diane Arbus and her friends and family, and a recorded interview of Arbus by Studs Terkel; in the Patricia Bosworth Collection. Also, several recorded interviews regarding Arbus; in the Vicki Golberg Collection.

Gene Barnes (1926-1997). Photographs, film reels, audio recordings, research material, and other items from the award-winning photojournalist.

Carleton Beals (1893-1979). Several photographs of various regions of the world, from the groundbreaking American journalist and historian, including a studio portrait of Beals by Tina Modotti and several photogaphs taken en route to interview Nicaraguan rebel leader Augusto Sandino in the jungle in 1928.

Cecil Beaton (1904-1980). Several letters from the acclaimed English photographer, in various collections; and photographs, in the James Drawbell, Irene Worth, and Adele Astaire Collections.

Boston University Photograph File. Numerous images of various students, organizations, faculty, and campus scenes from the history of Boston University. Part of the Boston University Archives.

F. Lauriston Bullard. A collection of glass plate negatives of images from the Civil War, including some by famed photographer Matthew Brady; from the collection of the influential Abraham Lincoln scholar.

Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971). A letter from the great American photographer, in the Joseph Liss Collection; publicity photographs of Ralph Ingersoll by Bourke-White (from the 1930s) and a signed photo of Bourke-White (from the 1940s), in the Ralph Ingersoll Collection; and research material regarding Bourke-White, in the Vicki Goldberg Collection.

Eugene Cook (1917-1986). A large collection of photographs, correspondence, subject files, notebooks, and other items, from the prolific and popular photographer, known for his work for Time-Life.

Maya Deren (1917-1961). Numerous photographs of Haiti (including several of various voudon rituals) as well as Bali, Indonesia; from the influential avant-garde filmmaker.

Myron Ehrenberg (1907-1977). Numerous photographs of various figures and subjects, including Greece after World War II; Cafe Society in New York City; Marilyn Monroe; Orson Welles; Elliot Paul; Hazel Scott; Rita Hayworth; and many others.

Vicki Goldberg (1936- ). Manuscripts, research material, correspondence, and much more from the acclaimed critic and historian of photography. Photographers with research material represented include Brassai, Diane Arbus, Margaret Bourke-White, Walker Evans, and Lewis W. Hine.

Yale Joel (1919-2006). Numerous photographs, correspondence, and other material from the award-winning photographer.

Richard Levin (1910-2000). Many images of notable individuals visiting the BBC Television studios in London, where Levin was Head of Design; including Queen Elizabeth II, Louis Armstrong, Margot Fonteyn, Rudolf Nureyev, Duke Ellington, Bob Hope, John Gielgud, and several other entertainers and performing artists.

Ulrich Mack (1934- ). Several photographs and posters from one of Germany's foremost photographers.

Alicia Markova (1910-2004). Numerous portraits and other photographs of the great ballerina by various noted photographers, including George Platt Lynes, Carl Van Vechten, Gordon Anthony, Marcus Blechman, Anthony Crickmay, Fred Fehl, Peter Fink, Murray Korman, Angus McBean, Louis Melancon, Jack Mitchell, Houston Rogers, Maurice Seymour, Ruth St. Denis, and Alfredo Valente.

Roddy McDowall (1928-1998). Hundreds of photographs taken by McDowall of various Hollywood friends and acquaintances, including Lauren Bacall, Marlon Brando, Henry Fonda, Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Jack Nicholson, Leonard Bernstein, Frank Sinatra, and many, many others.

Norman Moyes Combat Photography Collection. A large collection of significant prints and images from various conflicts, dating from the Mexican War through the first Iraq War.

Photographic Resource Center. Many prints by various noted photographers, including Minor White and Bradford Washburn.

Alston Purvis (1943- ). A fascinating collection of cartes de visites and civil war photographs, collected by the noted graphic designer and educator.

Christopher Rand (1912-1968). Hundreds of photographs of pre- and post-Revolutionary China, from the collection of the recognized journalist.

Alfred Steiglitz (1864-1946) Several love letters from the master photographer to Academy Award-winning actress Luise Rainer; in the Luise Rainer Collection.

Bradford Washburn (1910-2007). A large collection of correspondence, manuscripts, and other documents from the legendary photographer, mountaineer, explorer, and cartographer.