Overview

Title: Jaromir Stephany papers
Call Number: Coll104
Creator: Stephany, Jaromir, 1930-2010
Dates: 1904-2009; bulk 1946-2009
Size: 26 boxes (13.25 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: The Jaromir Stephany papers contain records relating to Stephany's work as a photographer and educator, as well as his personal papers. Included in this collection are professional and personal correspondence, teaching materials, personal photographs, genealogical records, and files from Stephany's exhibitions. There are also personal writings, interviews of Stephany, and audio-recordings of lectures by other photographers.
Citation: Jaromir Stephany papers, University Archives, Collection 104, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

March 23, 1930 Born in Rochester, New York.
1949 Works at the Eastman Kodak Company.
1951 Drafted into the U.S. Army and becomes an army photographer after only twelve weeks of training. He is stationed at Rhein-Main Air Force Base in Germany.
1954 Begins working at the George Eastman House as a gardener
1956 Receives a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). At RIT, Stephany studies photography and photographic illustration with Ralph Hattersly and Minor White. Stephany’s photographs are exhibited for the first time at Rochester Memorial Library and the George Eastman House. Marries Therese Faford. Studies with Ansel Adams at Yosemite.
1957 Stephany’s daughter, Mila, is born.
1959 Stephany’s photogram “flock of birds” is selected for the George Eastman House Tenth Anniversary exhibit, titled Photography at Midcentury.
1960 Letters, Dissonant Passacalia, and Lyrical Web are featured in Sense of Abstraction, an exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art. Earns Master of Fine Arts degree from Indiana University, where he studies cliché verre with Henry Holmes Smith.
1961-1966 Serves as co-lecturer at RIT and is on staff at the George Eastman House as a curatorial assistant.
1965 Stephany’s son, Douglas, is born.
1966 Stephany begins teaching photographic history and film at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore, Maryland.
1967 Serves on the founding committee for the Baltimore Film Festival.
1967-1979 Stephany works on Landscapes of Outer Space, a collection of science fiction themed photographs influenced by cliché verre. Stephany creates Psychosis, a collection of photographs that branch away from Landscapes of Outer Space. They include human images and characteristics.
1968 Stephany is appointed Photography Department chair at MICA.
1968-1970 Reviews films for the Maryland State Board of Censors. Creates Graveyard World, a collection of photographs imagining post-industrial Earth.
1970 Introduces a sound system in MICA’s darkroom and encourages musical inspiration while developing images. Stephany uses music to create the “cosmic” quality of Landscapes of Outer Space.
1973 Leaves MICA and begins serving as Associate Professor of Photography at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) where he establishes the Photography program. Under his guidance, UMBC’s Special Collections begins developing its Photography Collections.
1974 An exhibit at New York Foto Gallery titled Jaromir Stephany Sequences, featuring Psychosis and Landscapes of Outer Space, Revisited, earns national recognition after a review in the journal Popular Photography.
1975 A selection of Stephany’s work titled Landscapes of Outer Space—Cities of the Future is exhibited at UMBC’s Library Gallery.
1977-1978 Researches and creates The Developing Image, an eight-part television series, and publishes a corresponding book, The Developing Image.
1979-1980 The Equitable Trust Company Photographic Survey of Maryland commissions Stephany to document Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay. This work inspires A Poem of Baltimore and Radiant Bay—photographs featuring the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant.
1980s-1990s Works on Messages to the Cosmos, another science fiction themed body of photographs.
1990 Messages to the Cosmos, an exhibit by Stephany, hangs at the Albin O. Kuhn Library at UMBC.
1999 Retires from UMBC but continues to teach a history of photography course and serves on the Council of the Friends of the Library and Gallery at UMBC.
2000s Returns to cliché verre, adding color to older negatives to create Beyond Black. Stephany created Singularity, Quark, and Dark Star with this technique.
April 2010 A long-planned retrospective of Stephany’s photographs with an emphasis on cliché verre is exhibited in the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery. The title of the show is Music of the Mind: Jaromir Stephany Photographs and Digital Images; an exhibition catalog is published in 2012.
April 14, 2010 Dies in Severna Park, Maryland

Scope & Content

Arrangement

The Jaromir Stephany papers have been divided into seven series:

Series I. Correspondence

    Series II. Subject files

      Series III. Education

      1. Subject files
      2. Teaching materials
      3. The Developing Image
      4. Proposals

      Series IV. Exhibitions

        Series V. Personal papers

          Series VI. Personal photographs

            Series VII. Audiovisual

            1. CDs
            2. Reels
            3. Videocassettes

            Note

            The Jaromir Stephany papers consist of 26 boxes of records, ranging in date from 1928 to 2010, with the bulk of the materials from 1951 to 2009. The papers relate to both Stephany’s professional and personal life. The records are divided into seven series: correspondence, subject files, education, personal papers, photographs, and audiovisual material.

            Series I consists of correspondence both to and from Stephany. Organized chronologically, this includes both personal and professional correspondence from 1951 to 2009.

            Series II, Subject files, includes records collected by Stephany relating to various subjects. Records include exhibition mailers, newspaper clippings, and periodicals. Other records relate to Stephany’s colleagues, various organizations, exhibits, and educational institutions.

            Series III includes records relating to education, specifically Stephany’s role as an educator. Records are divided into four sub-series: subject files (III.A); teaching materials (III.B); Developing Images (III.C); and proposals (III.D). The subject files include records that Stephany collected that generally relate to Stephany’s role as a teacher. Teaching materials include slides, lecture notes, and course documents relating to courses that Stephany taught. Records from The Developing Image sub-series include TV scripts and accompanying book chapters. The Developing Image was an educational documentary about the history of photography that Stephany created along with a companion study guide by the same name. Sub-series III.D includes proposals for academic courses and departments written by Stephany.

            Records relating to Stephany’s exhibitions can be found in Series IV. These records include writings about his exhibitions, and documents that pertain to exhibition planning and organization.

            Series V includes Stephany’s personal papers. Records in this series include Stephany’s personal writings, family papers, genealogical records, legal documents, and certificates. Documents in this series also relate to Stephany’s work in Signal Corp.

            Series VI includes personal photographs that are separate from Stephany’s professional work. Photographs are of his family, colleagues, and students. Photographs include images of John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon, taken by Jaromir Stephany.

            Series VII includes audio-visual material. This series is divided into three sub-series: CDs (VII.A); Reels (VII.B); and Video Cassettes (VII.C). These recording are of talks given by various photographers. Sub-series VII.A includes digital versions of most of the reels found in sub-series VII.B. Sub-series VII.C includes portions of Stephany’s documentary The Developing Image.

            Stephany’s photography can be found in the Photography Collections of the Special Collections.


            Provenance Information

            Provenance and Acquisition Information

            Records were donated by Jaromir Stephany after his retirement from UMBC.

            Processing Note

            The Jaromir Stephany records were initially processed by Special Collections Technician Robin Martin in 2009 under the supervision of the Special Collections Archivist Lindsey Loeper. Jaromir Stephany provided some early guidance in the sorting of the papers. In Spring 2013, graduate students Dorothy Alexander and Johanna Schein finished processing the papers and wrote the finding aid.

            This collection was processed to the folder level. Folders were examined for sensitive and confidential items, which were removed. All items removed are noted in the original folders with a document removal form. Audio and visual records as well as oversized or physically compromised materials were transferred to appropriate storage. Stephany’s professional photographs are located in the Photography Collections of Special Collections.

            Descriptive Rules Used

            Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

            Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.


            Access & Use

            Finding Aids

            Finding aid available.

            Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll104.php

            Access Conditions

            No restrictions.

            Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

            Reproductions allowed for research purposes. UMBC is the copyright owner; permission to reproduce is required.


            Subject Headings

            Creators

            Stephany, Jaromir, 1930-2010

            Subjects

            Cliché-verre

            Stephany, Jaromir, 1930-2010 -- Archives

            Baltimore County (Md.)

            Photographers -- United States

            University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Curricula

            Photography, Abstract


            Series Description & Container List

            1. Series I. Correspondence

              Date: 1946-2009

              Extent: 6.5 boxes (3 linear feet)

              Description: This series contains correspondence sent by and to Stephany. It is arranged chronologically.

              1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                undated undated Box 1 Folder 1

                1946 1946 Box 1 Folder 2

                1947 1947 Box 1 Folder 3

                1948 1948 Box 1 Folder 4

                1949 1949 Box 1 Folder 5

                1950 1950 Box 1 Folder 6

                January-July 1951 1951 Box 1 Folder 7

                August-October 1951 1951 Box 1 Folder 8

                September-December 1951 1951 Box 1 Folder 9

                January-April 1952 1952 Box 1 Folder 10

                May-August 1952 1952 Box 1 Folder 11

                September-October 1952 1952 Box 1 Folder 12

                November-December 1952 1952 Box 1 Folder 13

                January-February 1953 1953 Box 2 Folder 1

                March-May 1953 1953 Box 2 Folder 2

                June-September 1953 1953 Box 2 Folder 3

                October-December 1953 1953 Box 2 Folder 4

                1954 1954 Box 2 Folder 5

                1956 1956 Box 2 Folder 6

                1957 1957 Box 2 Folder 7

                1958 1958 Box 2 Folder 8

                1959 1959 Box 2 Folder 9

                1960 1960 Box 3 Folder 1

                1961 1961 Box 3 Folder 2

                1962 1962 Box 3 Folder 3

                1963 1963 Box 3 Folder 4

                1964 1964 Box 3 Folder 5

                1965 1965 Box 3 Folder 6

                1966 1966 Box 3 Folder 7

                1967 1967 Box 3 Folder 8

                January-August 1968 1968 Box 3 Folder 9

                September-December 1968 1968 Box 3 Folder 10

                January-June 1969 1968 Box 3 Folder 11

                July-December 1969 1969 Box 3 Folder 12

                undated 1969 1969 Box 3 Folder 13

                January-July 1970 1970 Box 3 Folder 14

                August-December 1970 1970 Box 4 Folder 1

                1971 1971 Box 4 Folder 2

                1972 1972 Box 4 Folder 3

                1973 1973 Box 4 Folder 4

                1974 1974 Box 4 Folder 5

                1975 1975 Box 4 Folder 6

                1976 1976 Box 4 Folder 7

                1977 1977 Box 4 Folder 8

                1978 1978 Box 4 Folder 9

                1979 1979 Box 4 Folder 10

                January-March 1980 1980 Box 5 Folder 1

                April-December 1980 1980 Box 5 Folder 2

                1981 1981 Box 5 Folder 3

                1982 1982 Box 5 Folder 4

                January-April 1983 1983 Box 5 Folder 5

                May-December 1983 1983 Box 5 Folder 6

                1984 1984 Box 5 Folder 7

                1985 1985 Box 5 Folder 8

                1986 1986 Box 5 Folder 9

                1987 1987 Box 5 Folder 10

                1988 1988 Box 5 Folder 11

                1989 1989 Box 6 Folder 1

                1990 1990 Box 6 Folder 2

                1991 1991 Box 6 Folder 3

                1992 1992 Box 6 Folder 4

                1993 1993 Box 6 Folder 5

                1994 1994 Box 6 Folder 6

                1995 1995 Box 6 Folder 7

                1996 1996 Box 6 Folder 8

                1997 1997 Box 6 Folder 9

                1998 1998 Box 7 Folder 1

                1999 1999 Box 7 Folder 2

                2000 2000 Box 7 Folder 3

                2001 2001 Box 7 Folder 4

                2002 2002 Box 7 Folder 5

                2003 2003 Box 7 Folder 6

                2004 2004 Box 7 Folder 7

                2005 2005 Box 7 Folder 8

                2006 2006 Box 7 Folder 9

                2007 2007 Box 7 Folder 10

                2008 2008 Box 7 Folder 11

                2009 2009 Box 7 Folder 12

            2. Series II. Subject files

              Date: 1904-2009; bulk 1962-2009

              Extent: 5.5 boxes (2.75 linear feet)

              Description: This series contains records that Stephany collected relating to various subjects. Papers are arranged alphabetically by subject.

              1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                Advertisements undated Box 7 Folder 13

                Aesthetic Realism (Eli Siegel) 1962-1967 Box 7 Folder 14

                Afterimage-A Publication of the Visual Arts Workshop 1975 Box 7 Folder 15

                The American Film Institute Newsletter 1970 Box 7 Folder 16

                American Society of Magazine Photographers, Inc. 1968 Box 7 Folder 17

                American Killifish Association-A.K.A 1972 Box 7 Folder 18

                Annapolis Power Squadron (APS) 1992-1997 Box 7 Folder 19

                Annapolis Power Squadron (APS)--Anchor Watch 1988-1997 Box 7 Folder 20

                Aperture Foundation 2009 Box 8 Folder 1

                Art Dealers Association of America, Inc. 1980-1982 Box 8 Folder 2

                Artweek 1988 Box 8 Folder 3

                Association of Integrative Studies - Membership Directory 1993 Box 8 Folder 4

                The Baltimore Museum of Art 1975-1988 Box 8 Folder 5

                Cartoons about Art and Photography, Collected by Jaromir Stephany 1990s Box 8 Folder 6

                Catastrophe Theory 1976 Box 8 Folder 7

                Center for American Places 2002-2004 Box 8 Folder 8

                Chesapeake Antiquarian Photographic-CAPS 1978-1990 Box 8 Folder 9

                Chesapeake Antiquarian Photographic Newsletter-CAPSule 2002-2004 Box 8 Folder 10

                Cliché-verre 1981 Box 8 Folder 11

                Dayton Art Institute Bulletin 1963-1965 Box 8 Folder 12

                The Daguerreotype undated Box 8 Folder 13

                Daily Discard 1974 Box 8 Folder 14

                Discon undated Box 8 Folder 15

                Drosophila Guide 1965 Box 8 Folder 16

                Eastman Kodak Company 1970, 1977 Box 8 Folder 17

                Exhibit Mailers, A-I undated Box 8 Folder 18

                Exhibit Mailers, J-M undated Box 8 Folder 19

                Exhibit Mailers, N-Z undated Box 9 Folder 1

                Exhibit Mailers, UMBC 1976-2002 Box 9 Folder 2

                Exposure-Newsletter for Teaching Professionals 1968 Box 9 Folder 3

                Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation 1966 Box 9 Folder 4

                Faucet Publications, Techman Manual undated Box 9 Folder 5

                Fells Point Alliance 2001 Box 9 Folder 6

                Film board - Screen Education News 1969 Box 9 Folder 7

                Film Information (Motion Pictures) 1968-1972 Box 9 Folder 8

                Film Products undated Box 9 Folder 9

                Fish Out of Water 2001 Box 9 Folder 10

                Frederick H. Evans undated Box 9 Folder 11

                Freestyle 2009 Box 9 Folder 12

                Friends of the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery - UMBC 2006-2009 Box 9 Folder 13

                George Eastman House 1957-1972 Box 9 Folder 14

                George Eastman House - Dryden Theatre 1953-1964 Box 9 Folder 15

                George Eastman House - News Releases 1959-1972 Box 9 Folder 16

                Arnold Genthe undated Box 9 Folder 15

                George Eastman House 1957/1971 undated Box 9 Folder 16

                Government House - Porto Rico undated Box 10 Folder 1

                Greeting Cards undated Box 10 Folder 2

                Hattersley, Ralph 2000 Box 10 Folder 3

                William Hallsborough Gallery 1958 Box 10 Folder 4

                Humboldt State University 1991 Box 10 Folder 5

                Instruction Manuals (Cameras) undated Box 10 Folder 6

                Joy of Giving Something, Inc. undated Box 10 Folder 7

                Kinsey, Darius, and Tabitha May 1975 Box 10 Folder 8

                Kodak Reference Data Guide 1993 Box 10 Folder 9

                Light Impressions Corp. - catalog 1974 Box 10 Folder 10

                Lectures undated Box 10 Folder 11

                Lunacon 1977 Box 10 Folder 12

                Mailers undated Box 10 Folder 13

                Mankind Research Unlimited, Inc. undated Box 10 Folder 14

                Maryland Art Place 1987-1988 Box 10 Folder 15

                Maryland Institute, College of Art 1966-1970 Box 10 Folder 16

                Maryland State Arts Council 2009 Box 10 Folder 17

                Maryland State Board of Motion Picture Censors 1969 Box 10 Folder 18

                Gen McRae undated Box 10 Folder 19

                Metropolitan Museum of Art undated Box 10 Folder 20

                Movie Wonderland Catalog circa 1970 Box 10 Folder 21

                Museu de arte moderna do Rio de Janeiro circa 1986 Box 10 Folder 22

                Museum of Contemporary Photography - Columbia College Chicago 1971-2008 Box 10 Folder 23

                Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL. 1986-1988 Box 10 Folder 24

                Museum of Modern Art 1970 Box 10 Folder 25

                Music circa 1960-2009 Box 10 Folder 26

                NASFiC 1975 Box 10 Folder 27

                National Bureau of Standards 1973 Box 10 Folder 28

                National Gallery of Art 1995 Box 10 Folder 29

                Nazraeli Press 2004 Box 10 Folder 30

                Newsletters 1951-2000 Box 10 Folder 31

                Newspaper articles 1953-1992 Box 10 Folder 32

                Newspaper Articles regarding photography 1968-2006 Box 11 Folder 1

                Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts 2003 Box 11 Folder 2

                Oring, Stuart - Associations in Art and Photography 2000 Box 11 Folder 3

                Oring, Stuart - Developing Creative Approaches 2000 Box 11 Folder 4

                Oring, Stuart -I Ching, Images by Jaromir Stephany 2001 Box 11 Folder 5

                Oring, Stuart -Photographer Correspondence 1970-19995 Box 11 Folder 6

                Oring, Stuart - Understanding Pictures: Theories, Exercises 1992 Box 11 Folder 7

                The Paris Commune 1871 undated Box 11 Folder 8

                The Photo Review 1989-2002 Box 11 Folder 9

                Photographers Formulary, Inc. - Catalog undated Box 11 Folder 10

                Photography by Others undated Box 11 Folder 11

                Photography Product Information circa 1969 Box 11 Folder 12

                Post Cards 1950s-2009 Box 11 Folder 13

                Radio Operator's 2009 Box 11 Folder 14

                Reading Center, University of Maryland undated Box 11 Folder 15

                Reginald F. Lewis Museum 2009 Box 11 Folder 16

                Rochester Institute of Technology 1969-2003 Box 11 Folder 17

                Signal Corps undated Box 12 Folder 1

                Smithsonian Institute 1969-2008 Box 12 Folder 2

                Society for Photographic Education-Available Light 1967-1997 Box 12 Folder 3

                Society for Photographic Education-Exposure 1989-1990 Box 12 Folder 4

                Society for Photographic Education-Fourth Annual Meeting Folder 1 of 3 1967 Box 12 Folder 5

                Society for Photographic Education-Fourth Annual Meeting Folder 2 of 3 1967 Box 12 Folder 6

                Society for Photographic Education-Fourth Annual Meeting Folder 3 of 3 1967 Box 12 Folder 7

                Society for Photographic Education-Graduate Programs 1978 Box 12 Folder 8

                Society for Photographic Education-Meetings 1970s-1990's Box 12 Folder 9

                Society for Photographic Education-Newsletters 1989-2008 Box 12 Folder 10

                Society for Photographic Education-Photographers Guide to Bay Area undated Box 12 Folder 11

                Society for Photographic Education-Research Guide and Membership Directory 1998/1999 1998-1999 Box 12 Folder 12

                Society for Photographic Education-Seminars undated Box 12 Folder 13

                Society for Photographic Education-Seventh Annual Meeting 1970 Box 12 Folder 14

                Southeastern Regional Publication of the S.P.E.- Visual Literacy Review Vo.1, No.1 Summer 1977 Box 12 Folder 15

                Technical Photography Information undated Box 12 Folder 16

                University of MD Foundation, Inc. 1988 Box 12 Folder 17

                University of Maryland, University College 2009 Box 12 Folder 18

                University of Missouri-Columbia undated Box 12 Folder 19

                University of Oklahoma Press-Literature & Popular Culture undated Box 12 Folder 20

                The Purification of Water by Copper 1904 Box 12 Folder 21

                Workshops 1962-1989 Box 12 Folder 22

                Writings about Stephany's Work by Others 1980s Box 12 Folder 23

                Writings about Stephany--Tom Jaminson's Thesis 1972 Box 12 Folder 24

                Writings by others-"Auras" undated Box 12 Folder 25

                Writings by Others-"Crowhurst" undated Box 13 Folder 1

                Writings by others-Misc. undated Box 13 Folder 2

                Writings-Tall, Baltimore Poem 1992 Box 13 Folder 3

            3. Series III. Education

              Date: 1950-2008

              Extent: 6.75 boxes (3.5 linear feet)

              Description: This series contains records relating to Stephany’s role as an educator. It is arranged in to four sub-series: subject files, teaching materials, The Developing Image, and proposals. Original folder titles were retained whenever possible, with the exception of the addition of the sort phrase as needed.

              1. Sub-series III.A. Subject files

                Date: 1960-2003

                Extent: 1 box (.5 linear foot)

                Description: This sub-series contains records collected by Stephany relating to education. Papers are arranged alphabetically by subject.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  Annapolis Power Squadron 1994-1995 Box 13 Folder 4

                  Anne Arundel County C.C.-Course Syllabi and proposals 1979-2003 Box 13 Folder 5

                  Classes "CAMEO" (Capital Area Motion-Picture educators Org) 1969-1970 Box 13 Folder 6

                  Consortium Papers (MICA, Goucher, Johns Hopkins) 1967-1972 Box 13 Folder 7

                  The Corcoran School of Art -- Photography Programs 1978 Box 13 Folder 8

                  Goucher College 1970 Box 13 Folder 9

                  Maryland Institute College of Art 1960-1971 Box 13 Folder 10

                  Maryland Institute College of Art-Course Resources circa 1970 Box 13 Folder 11

                  Maryland Institute College of Art-Humphries, Joe 1970 Box 13 Folder 12

                  Maryland Institute College of Art-Letter of Recommendation for Student undated Box 13 Folder 13

                  Museum of Modern Art 1967-1968 Box 13 Folder 14

                  New Orleans Museum of Modern Art 2009 Box 13 Folder 15

                  Northern Illinois University-Foreign Studies Program 1974 Box 13 Folder 16

                  Rochester Institute of Technology - Master Program 1967 Box 13 Folder 17

                  Sample Study Guides undated Box 13 Folder 18

                  The School of Photographic Studies-Prague Summer Program 1999 Box 13 Folder 19

                  Summer in Experiment, Skidmore College 1969 Box 13 Folder 21

                  Symposium-Allucquere Rosanne Stone-Univ. of Texas at Austin 1993 Box 13 Folder 22

                  Teaching Conference, George Eastman House 1962 Box 13 Folder 23

                  University of Maryland Baltimore County 1980s-1990s Box 14 Folder 1

                  UMBC Retriever 1975, 1976, 1989 Box 14 Folder 2

                  WBJC-FM 1969-1970 Box 14 Folder 3

              2. Sub-series III.B. Teaching materials

                Date: 1950-2008

                Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear feet)

                Description: This sub-series contains records relating to Stephany’s courses. Included are slides, syllabi, and course materials. Records are arranged alphabetically by subject.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  Teaching Materials-Biographies circa 1990-2000 Box 14 Folder 4

                  Teaching Materials-Camera Lucida Information 2004 Box 14 Folder 5

                  Teaching Materials- Copyright information-websites 2002 Box 14 Folder 6

                  Teaching Materials-Examples-Stereoviews undated Box 14 Folder 7

                  Teaching Materials-Exhibition Review and Style Sheet 1990 Box 14 Folder 8

                  Teaching Materials-materials life expectancy list 2003 Box 14 Folder 9

                  Teaching Materials-Photo Images undated Box 14 Folder 10

                  Teaching Materials-Readings and Articles Pertaining to Photography( 1 of 2) circa 2000 Box 14 Folder 11

                  Teaching Materials- Readings and Articles Pertaining to Photography (2 of 2) circa 1980-2007 Box 14 Folder 12

                  Teaching Materials-Reference Material for Photography 1992 Box 14 Folder 13

                  Teaching Materials-Reference Sheets (1 of 2) 1998-2002 Box 14 Folder 14

                  Teaching Materials-Reference Sheets 2 of 2 1999 Box 14 Folder 15

                  Teaching Materials Rochester Institute of Technology-Color Photography Lab Manual 1955 Box 14 Folder 16

                  Teaching Materials Rochester Institute of Technology -History of Photography c.1950-1962 circa 1950-1962 Box 14 Folder 17

                  Science Fiction c. 1950's circa 1950-1959 Box 15 Folder 1

                  UMBC-Art 251 Photography I- Text 1985-1993 1985-1993 Box 15 Folder 2

                  UMBC-Art 251 Examples circa 1990-1999 Box 15 Folder 3

                  UMBC-Art 252 Photography II Text 1989-1990 Box 15 Folder 4

                  UMBC-Art 271 Art of Film 1970 Box 15 Folder 5

                  UMBC-Art 326 History of Photography I Folder 1 of 2 1990-2008 Box 15 Folder 6

                  UMBC-Art 326 History of Photography I Folder 2 of 2 1993 Box 15 Folder 7

                  UMBC-Art 326 History of Photography I- Modernism vs. Postmodernism Lecture 2000 Box 15 Folder 8

                  UMBC-Art 327 History of Photography II 1993-2008 Box 15 Folder 9

                  UMBC- Art-History of Photography Text 1 of 2 circa 1970-2005 Box 15 Folder 10

                  UMBC-Art- History of Photography Text 2 of 2 circa 1980-2005 Box 15 Folder 11

                  UMBC- Art 359A Topics in Photography circa 2001 Box 15 Folder 12

                  UMBC ART 392-Text and Slides circa 1930-1979 Box 15 Folder 13

                  UMBC ART 392- Slides circa 1930-1979 Box 16 Folder 1

                  UMBC ART357-Color Photography I 1990-1993 Box 16 Folder 2

                  UMBC ART429-Popular Art, Mass Media, and the Public Sphere 1995 Box 16 Folder 3

                  UMBC ART 457-Advanced Photography 1989-1993 Box 16 Folder 4

                  UMBC HIST 0297-History and Film circa 1990 Box 16 Folder 5

                  UMBC-Websites 2004 Box 16 Folder 6

                  UICA-Conference Report circa 1969 Box 16 Folder 7

                  UICA-Curriculum Development circa 1972 Box 16 Folder 8

                  UMBC-40th Anniversary Event 2006 Box 16 Folder 9

                  UMBC-Photography and the History of Education 1985 Box 16 Folder 10

                  UMBC-Student Papers 1984-1990 Box 16 Folder 11

                  UMBC-Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day 2006 Box 16 Folder 12

                  UMBC-Visual Arts Department 1979-1998 Box 16 Folder 13

                  University Extension/University of California, Berkeley-Summer Programs 1972 Box 16 Folder 14

                  University of Delaware -Graduate Studies undated Box 16 Folder 15

                  University of Oregon-Seminar-Current Issues in Photography 1980 Box 16 Folder 16

                  University of Texas at Austin 1973 Box 16 Folder 17

                  Vitae-Photography Program-applicants circa 1974 Box 16 Folder 18

                  Workshops/Lectures/Seminars 1968-1982 Box 16 Folder 19

              3. Sub-series III.C. The Developing Image

                Date: 1976-2000, bulk 1977-1979

                Extent: 1.5 boxes (.75 linear feet)

                Description: This sub-series contains papers relating to Stephany’s documentary, The Developing Image. Included are correspondence, press materials, and television scripts. Records are arranged by alphabetically by subject, thereunder numerically. For parts of the video of The Developing Image, see sub-series VII.C.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  Correspondence 1976-2000 Box 16 Folder 20

                  Developing Image Posters 1978 Box 16 Folder 21

                  The Preview Package circa 1978 Box 16 Folder 22

                  T.V. Scripts 1978 Box 16 Folder 23

                  T.V. Scripts #1 1970s Box 17 Folder 1

                  T.V. Scripts #2 circa 1978 Box 17 Folder 2

                  T.V Scripts #3 circa 1978 Box 17 Folder 3

                  T.V Scripts #5 1978 Box 17 Folder 4

                  T.V. Scripts #6 1978 Box 17 Folder 5

                  T.V. Scripts #7 1978 Box 17 Folder 6

                  T.V. Scripts #8 1978 Box 17 Folder 7

                  T.V. Scripts #9 1978 Box 17 Folder 8

                  Study Guide circa 1977 Box 17 Folder 9

                  Writing-Chapter 1 circa 1977 Box 17 Folder 10

                  Writing-Chapter 2 circa 1977 Box 17 Folder 11

                  Writing-Chapter 3 circa 1977 Box 17 Folder 12

                  Writing-Chapter 4 circa 1977 Box 17 Folder 13

                  Writing-Chapter 5 circa 1977 Box 17 Folder 14

                  Writing-Chapter 6 circa 1977 Box 17 Folder 15

                  Writing-Chapter 7 circa 1977 Box 17 Folder 16

                  Writing-Chapter 8 circa 1977 Box 17 Folder 17

              4. Sub-series III.D. Proposals

                Date: 1967-1992

                Extent: 1.25 boxes (.75 linear feet)

                Description: This sub-series contains proposals for new academic courses and departments, as well as proposals for educational programs. Records are arranged alphabetically by school or program, thereunder chronologically.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  MICA-Cooperative Program for the Study of Television and Motion Picture Art 1967 Box 18 Folder 1

                  UMBC-Proposal for Photography Related Programs circa 1970s Box 18 Folder 2

                  UMBC-Proposals for Photography Program, 1973 1973 Box 18 Folder 3

                  UMBC-Proposal for Creative Arts, c.1974 circa 1974 Box 18 Folder 4

                  UMBC-Proposals for Photography Program, 1976-1977 1976-1977 Box 18 Folder 5

                  UMBC-Proposal for Historical Studies 1977 Box 18 Folder 6

                  UMBC-Proposals for Photography Program, 1978 1978 Box 18 Folder 7

                  UMBC-Proposals for Photography Program, 1979 (1 of 2) 1979 Box 18 Folder 8

                  UMBC-Proposals for Photography Program, 1979 (2 of 2) 1979 Box 18 Folder 9

                  UMBC-Proposals for Photography Program, 1980-1981 1980-1981 Box 18 Folder 10

                  UMBC-Proposals for New Instructional Program in Photography, 1983-1984 1983-1984 Box 18 Folder 11

                  UMBC-Proposals for Photography Program-Status Report-1986 1986 Box 18 Folder 12

                  UMBC-Proposals for Courses 1986-1992 Box 18 Folder 13

                  SPE 41st National Conference 2004 Box 19 Folder 1

                  SRIS/GRA Proposal Materials 1989-1990 Box 19 Folder 2

            4. Series IV. Exhibitions

              Date: 1968-2009

              Extent: .5 boxes (.25 linear foot)

              Description: This series contains records that relate to Stephany’s exhibitions. Papers are arranged alphabetically by subject. Records from exhibitions from other artists can be found in Series II, subject files.

              1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                General Stephany Exhibits 1960-2005 Box 19 Folder 3

                Insurance for Exhibits 1989 Box 19 Folder 4

                Kodak International Review undated Box 19 Folder 5

                Landscape of Outerspace 1968-1983 Box 19 Folder 6

                Maryland Annual Catalog 1987 1987 Box 19 Folder 7

                Music in Jaromir Stephany 1944-2000 undated Box 19 Folder 8

                Music of the Mind 2006 Box 19 Folder 9

                News clippings 1990-2003 Box 19 Folder 10

                Quark 2002 Box 19 Folder 11

                Smithsonian Institute & Museum Shop circa 1960-1979 Box 19 Folder 12

                Stephany, Jaromir CDs 2003 Box 19 Folder 13

                Union College 1968 Box 19 Folder 14

            5. Series V. Personal Papers

              Date: 1951-2009

              Extent: 2.5 boxes (1.25 linear feet)

              Description: This series contains records relating to Stephany’s personal life. Included are certificates, legal documents, family and genealogical records, and personal writings. Records are arranged alphabetically by subject.

              1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                Artist Statements undated Box 19 Folder 15

                Certificates of Achievement 1951-1992 Box 19 Folder 16

                Cold War 1980 Box 19 Folder 17

                Curricula Vitae 1 of 4 1970-1999 Box 19 Folder 18

                Curricula Vitae 2 of 4 1970-2005 Box 19 Folder 19

                Curricula Vitae 3 of 4 circa 1975 Box 19 Folder 20

                Curricula Vitae 4 of 4 circa 1965 Box 19 Folder 21

                Commencement Catalog From Indiana University 1960 Box 19 Folder 22

                Darkroom Notes undated Box 19 Folder 23

                Donations to UMBC 1983 Box 19 Folder 24

                Family 1925 Box 19 Folder 25

                Financial Records 1960-1976 Box 20 Folder 1

                Genealogy 1999 Box 20 Folder 2

                Graduate School 1957-1969 Box 20 Folder 3

                Grant Applications circa 1979-1989 Box 20 Folder 4

                Interviews of Stephany 2006 Box 20 Folder 5

                Legal Documents 1953-2007 Box 20 Folder 6

                Letters to Mila 1928 Box 20 Folder 7

                Letter of Recommendation 1989 Box 20 Folder 8

                Permit Request 1960 Box 20 Folder 9

                Political Parties 2004 Box 20 Folder 10

                Proposal for Central File 1962 Box 20 Folder 11

                Signal School/Signal Corp. -Still Photography (folder 1 of 5) 1950-1951 Box 20 Folder 12

                Signal School/Signal Corp. -Still Photography (folder 2 of 5) 1950-1951 Box 20 Folder 13

                Signal School/Signal Corp. -Still Photography (folder 3 of 5) 1950-1951 Box 20 Folder 14

                Signal School/Signal Corp. -Still Photography (folder 4 of 5) 1950-1951 Box 20 Folder 15

                Signal School/Signal Corp. -Still Photography (folder 5 of 5) 1950-1951 Box 20 Folder 16

                Selective Service . 1949-1957 Box 20 Folder 17

                State of Arizona 1960-1961 Box 20 Folder 18

                Stephany, Mila 1956 Box 21 Folder 1

                Stephany-Writings (1 of 4) 1959-1974 Box 21 Folder 2

                Stephany-Writings ( 2 of 4) 1999 Box 21 Folder 3

                Stephany-Writings (3 of 4) 1990s-2000s Box 21 Folder 4

                Stephany-Writings (4 of 4) 1970s-2000s Box 21 Folder 5

                Stephany-Writings, Autobiographical 1999 Box 21 Folder 6

                Stephany-Writings, Pre-1952 1940s-1952 Box 21 Folder 7

                Travel Journal 1956 Box 21 Folder 8

                Zelman, Fred 1948-1950 Box 21 Folder 9

            6. Series VI. Personal photographs

              Date: 1956-2006

              Extent: 1 box (.5 linear foot)

              Description: This series contains photographs that are separate to Stephany’s professional work, including photographs of Stephany’s students and colleagues. Records are arranged alphabetically by subject.

              1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                Annapolis Power Squadron-APS circa 1990-1999 Box 22 Folder 1

                Family undated Box 22 Folder 2

                Fractals Captured from Web undated Box 22 Folder 3

                George Eastman House-BN gift (Jerry's Leaving) undated Box 22 Folder 4

                Kennedy. John F. undated Box 22 Folder 5

                Mall Walking circa 2006 Box 22 Folder 6

                Maryland Institute College of Art-Stephany and Jaquish 1968 Box 22 Folder 7

                Nixon 1956 1956 Box 22 Folder 8

                Notorious Adventures of Barbie and Ken 2009 Box 22 Folder 9

                Society for Photographic Education (SPE) 1995 Box 22 Folder 10

                Stephany Artwork on display undated Box 22 Folder 11

                Jaromir Stephany Scholarship undated Box 22 Folder 12

                Jaromir Stephany -taken by John Beck and Students 1980-1999 Box 22 Folder 13

                Student portraits undated Box 22 Folder 14

                unidentified subjects undated Box 22 Folder 15

                unidentified subjects--signed by Jerry undated Box 22 Folder 16

                Willy Williams and Jerry Stephany circa 1980 Box 22 Folder 17

            7. Series VII. Audiovisual

              Date: 1953-1969, undated

              Extent: 2 boxes (2 linear feet)

              Description: This series contains audio recordings and VHS tapes made by Stephany or given to Stephany. They are separated into three series by format CDs, Reels, and Videocassettes.

              1. Sub-series VII.A. CDs

                Date: 1953-1967, undated

                Extent: 1 box (.5 linear foot)

                Description: This sub-series contains the digital versions of Reels 1 to 12 that are found in sub-series VII.B. The CDs contain talks given by well-known photographers. They are arranged alphabetically.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  Evans Pt. 1&2, Vanderbilt, Siskind, Garnett (1 of 4) 1963-1967 Box 23 Disc 1

                  Newhall, Sommer, White Pt 1 & 2 (2 of 4) 1953-1966 Box 23 Disc 2

                  Siegel, Steichen, Chappell, Cunningham (3 of 4) 1953-1967 Box 23 Disc 3

                  Eisenstaedt (4 of 4) 1959 Box 23 Disc 4

                  Chappell (1 of 2) undated Box 23 Disc 5

                  Chappell (2 of 2) undated Box 23 Disc 6

                  Cunningham, Imogen. BN 4-1-600. undated Box 23 Disc 7

                  Eisenstaedt 1959 Box 23 Disc 8

                  Evans, Walker (1 of 2), 1-1 undated Box 23 Disc 9

                  Evans, Walker (2 of 2), 1-1 undated Box 23 Disc 10

                  Garrett, William H. 1-3-1800 1966 Box 23 Disc 11

                  Newhall, B. Lecture on Alfred Stieglitz 1-4-1800 1966 Box 23 Disc 12

                  Siegel 2-3-1800 1959 Box 23 Disc 13

                  Siskind, Aaron, New York City, 1-2-1250 undated Box 23 Disc 14

                  Sommer, Fred-“Skip Reading” 1953, Aaron Siskind, H. Callahan, Hugo Weber, 2-1-1200 (1 of 2) 1953 Box 23 Disc 15

                  Sommer, Fred-“Skip Reading” 1953, Aaron Siskind, H. Callahan, Hugo Weber, 2-1-1200 (2 of 2) 1953 Box 23 Disc 16

                  Steichen, Edward, 2-5-1800 1962 Box 23 Disc 17

                  Vanderbilt, Paul, Recorded by Richard Jaquish in Wisconsin and presented by Jerry Stephany at the SPE National Meeting, 1-1-2400 undated Box 23 Disc 18

                  White, Minor (1 of 2) 2-1-2400 1965 Box 23 Disc 19

                  White, Minor (2 of 2) 2-1-2400 Box 23 Disc 20

              2. Sub-series VII.B. Reels

                Date: 1958-1969, undated

                Extent: 1.5 boxes (1.5 linear feet)

                Description: This sub-series includes audio recordings on various size magnetic reels. These recordings are of famous photographers and curators discussing their work and the history of photography. Reels in box 24 have been digitized, and the digital versions can be found in sub-series VII.B. These reels are arranged chronologically by photographer. The remaining reels (Box 25) that have not been digitized remain separate, and are arranged alphabetically by subject. Original labels from the tapes have been retained whenever possible.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  Chappell, 4-1-1200 undated Box 24 Reel 1

                  Chappell, 4-1-1200 undated Box 24 Reel 1

                  Cunningham, Imogen, 4-1-600 undated Box 24 Reel 2

                  Eisenstaedt/Siegel, 2-3-1800 1959 Box 24 Reel 3

                  Evans, Walker, 1-1 undated Box 24 Reel 4

                  Garnett, William A., 1-3-1800 1966 Box 24 Reel 5

                  Newhall, B. Lecture on Alfred Stieglitz 1-4-1800 undated Box 24 Reel 6

                  Siskind, Aaron, New York City, 1-2-1250 1963 Box 24 Reel 7

                  Sommer,Fred-“Skip Reading” 1953, Aaron Siskind, H. Callahan, Hugo Weber, 2-1-1200 1953 Box 24 Reel 8

                  Steichen, Edward, 3-5-1800 1962 Box 24 Reel 9

                  Vanderbilt, Paul, Recorded by Richard Jaquish in Wisconsin and presented by Jerry Stephany at the SPE National Meeting, 1-1-2400 undated Box 24 Reel 10

                  White, Minor (1 of 2) 2-1-2400 1965 Box 24 Reel 11

                  White, Minor (2 of 2) 2-1-2400 1965 Box 24 Reel 12

                  Side 1: Calotype (after Hill and Adamson); Cameron, Popular Photography, (Carte-de-viste). Side 2: Carte-de-Visite undated Box 25 Reel 1

                  Champigny undated Box 25 Reel 2

                  W. Eugene Smith "Spanish Village" "Death Scene" Invasion of Privacy" undated Box 25 Reel 3

                  Track 1, Speed 7 1/2; Weege-from "Famous Photographers tell How" 1958 Box 25 Reel 4

                  Williams, Jonathan-Interview by J. Stephany at Bob Forth's home, 12/5/1966 1966 Box 25 Reel 5

                  Williams, Jonathan-Readings undated Box 25 Reel 6

                  Unlabeled Reel undated Box 25 Reel 7

              3. Sub-series VII.C. Videocassettes

                Date: undated

                Extent: 1 box (.25 linear foot)

                Description: This sub-series contains to VHS tapes that include portions of The Developing Image, Stephany’s documentary. The tapes are arranged numerically by section.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  The Developing Image, #3 Family Album, #4 Beyond our Vision undated Box 25 Cassette 1

                  The Developing Image, #6 Illusions of Reality undated Box 25 Cassette 2

            8. Oversized Boxes

              Date: 1971-2008

              Extent: 1 box (2 linear feet)

              Description: Items inappropriate for the standard document box have been removed to oversized boxes. The folder title from which the item was removed is used and the original location is listed in parentheses.

              1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                Newspaper-Weekly World News-Fictional Tabloid 1 of 2 (from Series II, Box 10 Folder 32) 1994-1995 Box 26 Folder 1

                Newspaper-Weekly World News-Fictional Tabloid 2 of 2 (from Series II, Box 10 Folder 32) 1994-1995 Box 26 Folder 2

                Newspaper- Lifestyle Section of The Sunday Capital (from Series II, Box 10 Folder 32) 2008 Box 26 Folder 3

                Newspaper- The New York Review of Books January 2, 1977 (from Series II, Box 10 Folder 32) 1977 Box 26 Folder 4

                Newspaper-"The Image is Us" by Jaromir Stephany (from Series II, Box 10 Folder 32) 1971 Box 26 Folder 5

                Newspaper-Misc. (from Series II, Box 10 Folder 32) circa 2000 Box 26 Folder 6


            Bibliography

            Stephany, Jaromir, Tom Beck, and Emily Hauver. Music of the Mind: Cliche Verre Photographs and Digital Imagery of Jaromir Stephany. Baltimore, MD: Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2012.

            Jaromir Stephany: Artist. Accessed December 17, 2015. http://www.clicheverre.com/index.htm.

            Kelly, Jacques. "Jaromir 'Jerry' Stephany dies at age 80." The Baltimore Sun, April 16, 2010. Accessed December 17, 2015. http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2010-04-16/news/bs-md-ob-stephany-jaromir-20100415_1_photography-maryland-film-festival-eugene-bud-leake.

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