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This is a browsing index to the Photographers and Collections held in Special Collections.

Photographers are listed alphabetically. Albums and Collections are listed as shelved and may be named for the donor, the process used, or the subject. Use Photographer or Collection name when requesting items for viewing.

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Albums & Collections

Family, Personal, and Process Albums

  • Baltimore family (unknown) – Family album – 1860-1880
  • Bigelow's Album of Lighting and Posing – instruction – commercial photography – c.1880
  • England – "Hunting, coaching, & racing scenes in England" – photographs of art – c.1870
  • Mackay, H.B. – Personal photo album – Military travels – Royal Military College [Canada] – Africa – Sierra Leone – Canary Islands – 1878-1886
  • Mackintosh, R. – Personal photo album – England – 9th Lancers – Misc. – c.1869
  • Mormon family album – Portraits – c.1860-1890
  • "National Junior Republic" – Personal photo album (unknown) – Children – Annapolis Junction MD – 1899-1900
  • Norris, James L. – Personal photo album – c.1864
  • Union College Yearbook [Schnectady, NY] – Faculty and Student Portraits – Buildings – 1864
  • Woolison, Kate R. family – Family album – Portraits – c.1850-1980
  • Wright, Edna M. family – Family album – Portraits – 1910-1920

Travel Albums

  • Abyssinia (see Ethiopia)
  • Afghanistan – "Photographs and plans of defences around Kabul and Sherpur Cantonment" – [Royal Engineers] – c.1865
  • Alaska, Canada – "British Counter Case. Alaska Boundary. Album of photographic views depicting the mountain boundary of the Lisiere." – c.1903
  • Algeria – Algiers – Atlas Mountains – Biskra trail – Tourist photos – c.1920 [Rinhart Gift]
  • Algeria – Ternan (city) – (2 vols) – 1892-1893
  • Argentina – "Vistas de Buenos Aires" – Scenic views, architecture, group scenes, social activities – [also includes two photos of Suez, Egypt, one of Yemen, two of Brazil] – c.1885
  • Belgium – Antwerp, Brussels – Church architecture – Portraits – c.1885
  • Canada – World War I – Troops in Europe – 1914-1918
  • Constantinople – scenic views – c.1880
  • Constantinople – "Souvenir de Constantine" – Travel album – c.1890
  • Columbia and Costa Rica – Scenic views, group scenes, social activities – c.1870-1880
  • Chile – "South America" – Scenic views, railroads, architecture – c.1860-1880
  • Egypt and the Soudan (sic) – "MCF" – Personal travel album – 1911
  • Egypt, Palestine, Syria – Personal travel album – Scenic views – 1912
  • England, Italy, Brussels – 1866-1867
  • England – World War I – 1914-1918
    War Works at Halifax
    War Works at Manchester
    War Works at Woodchester
  • Ethiopia – "Abyssininan Views" – 1868
  • Ethiopia – "R.E. [Royal Engineers] Photographs in Abyssinian War" – 1867
  • Europe – Architecture – c.1890
  • Europe – Art – Misc. paintings – c.1900 [Rinhart gift]
  • Europe – England, France, Germany – Architecture – c.1900
  • Europe – Miscellaneous – 1879-1883
  • Europe – Miscellaneous – "Stewart album" – c.1870-1890
  • European views – Miscellaneous – 1891
  • France – Military – "2nd Regiment du Genie" – 1866
  • France, Holland, Belgium, The Rhine (2 vols) – Architecture – c.1880
  • Frick album – Personal travel album – Britain – Netherlands – Germany – c.1860-1870
  • Germany and Austria – Architecture and art – c.1900
  • Greece and Italy – Pompeii, Athens, Delphi, Mycenae – Classic architecture and art, ruins – c.1870
  • Italy – Art – Paintings, statuary, friezes – c.1890
  • Italy – Florence – Medieval and Renaissance art – c.1870
  • Italy – Pompei, Naples, Milan, Genoa – Architecture and art – c.1880
  • Italy – Rome – Classic architecture and art – Statues, ruins, cathedrals – c.1880
  • Italy – Rome – Classic architecture and art – c.1880
  • Italy and France – Rome, Naples, Vesuvius, Herculaneum, Nice – Architecture and art – c.1870-1880
  • Italy and Scotland – Ravenna (Italy) – Thomas Carlyle House (Scotland) – c.1890
  • Italy and Sweden – Architecture and art – c.1880
  • Italy and Switzerland – Architecture and art – c.1880
  • Italy – "MCF" – Personal travel album – miscellaneous – c.1900
  • Japan – Tokyo, Arima, Yenoshima, Haruna, Fujiyama – Hand colored scenic views, portraits – c.1870-1880
  • Japan – Hand colored portraits, group scenes, social activities – c.1870-1880
  • Japan – Hand colored portraits – Costume and dress – c.1870-1880
  • Mediterranean – "Cruise of the Mauretania to the Mediterranean" – 1923 [Rinhart Gift]
  • Mediterranean – "American Express Cruise to the Mediterranean – S.S. Carmania" – c.1925 [Rinhart Gift]
  • Mexico – "Scenes along the route of the Mexican National Railroad. Laredo Route." – c.1890
  • Scotland, England, France – Scenic views, architecture – c.1890
  • United States – Northeastern states – "Views taken by S.B. Morse and presented by him to Charles W. Fox" – 1899 [Rinhart Gift]

Collections

  • Airplanes – Historical aircraft – US and France – 1908-1950
  • Albumen Photoprints Collection [4 boxes] – Albumen prints – Portraits – Scenic views – Miscellaneous – c.1860-1910
  • Ambrotype Collection – Portraits – c. 1855-1865
  • Amos Collection – 500+ copy prints, negatives, slides of William Henry Jackson photographs (research material) – Eastman Kodak training manuals – dye transfers – texture screens – dye mats – manipulated phtographs – c.1960-1999
  • Autochromes & Diascopes – Color process and viewers – c.1900
  • Baltimore Collection – Baltimore Fire – Baltimore Sesquicentennial – E.A. Poe memorabilia – Portraits, City scenes, miscellaneous – c.1850-1910
  • Baltimore – "Orlinsky gift" – 200 [5 boxes] Lantern slides, glass plate negatives, stereo views [many with captions] – Portraits (Mayors of Baltimore) – Scenic views – City Improvements – Architecture – c.1890-1930
  • Baltimore & Ohio Glee Club – Group portraits (Baltimore & Ohio Railroad personnel) – 1915-1965
  • Baltimore News-American Collection – Prints and negatives from the newspaper archive [incomplete] – c.1920-1960's
  • Baltimore Sun Collection – Approximately 750,000 prints, negatives, and transparencies dating from the 1930's through the 1980's. [incomplete] –It is estimated that 90% are original Baltimore Sun photographs while the remaining are from non-Sun sources. Prints from the newspaper archive are organized alphabetically by name (personal or corporate) or by subject view the folder listing by subject (Note: this does not include the holdings from the 1980's)
  • Baltimore Sun Sports Collection – Negatives of photos from the sports pages [incomplete] – 1983-1986 NOTE: Copyright still held by the Baltimore Sun
  • Baltimore – see also: East Baltimore Documentary Photography Project, Hughes Company Collections, Nationsbank Collection
  • Banister Collection – Individual and group portraits – Scenic views – Miscellaneous – c.1890-1900
  • Barton Collection – Miscellaneous portraits, views – c. 1900-1920
  • Borsi Collection – Family portraits (group and individual) – c.1860-1920
  • Burns Collection – Hand painted photographs – Portraits – c.1870-1930
  • Cabinet Card Photographs (loose) – Miscellaneous portraits, scenic views – c.1860-1890
  • Calendar Collection – Commercially produced calendars with miscellaneous photographs – 1973-2000
  • California State University, Fullerton – "Folio 73" – student photographs, experimental photgraphy – 1973
  • Calotypes Collection – Calotypes by Talbot, Hill & Adamson, James McClees – c.1860
  • Carte de Visite Collection – Miscellaneous portraits – c.1843-1890
  • Ceramic Photographs Collection – Hand-worked and colored prints on porcelain – Portraits – c.1870
  • Center for Photographic Studies Collection – "Invitational Portfolio One, May 1972" – Portraits, Nudes, Abstracts – 1972
  • Ceylon Collection – Individual and group portraits, scenic views – c.1870
  • Chesapeake – "Images of the Chesapeake 1612-1984" copy prints from the exhibition – Sailing ships – Steamships – Aerial views – Portraits – 1612-1984
  • Chile Photographs – "Archive of 575 photographs of the Chilean Nitrate Co." – Portraits, work scenes, scenic views (Iquique and Antofagasta, Chile) – 1907-1914
  • Circus Photographs – Portraits (Performers, clowns, groups) – Circus trains – Animals – Parades – Advertisements – c.1900-1942
  • Civil Rights Collection (Library of Congress copy prints) – Demonstrations – Marches – Individual and group portraits – 1926-1963
  • Civil War (US) Collection – [5 boxes] Original albumen photoprints – Individual and group portraits – Battlefields – Military camps – Railroads – Warships – Miscellaneous – 1861-1865
  • Coleman Collection – [5]Glass photonegatives, [10] Albumen photoprints (see Hillers, John) – Group portraits – Rowing, riding clubs – c.1885
  • Communard Collection – Paris, France – Paris Commune – Portraits; Siege of Paris – War damage – 1871
  • Concord Junction Collection – Concord Junction, Massachusetts – Scenic views – Farms – Railroad stations – Miscellaneous – c. 1880
  • Corcoran School of Art Collection – "Folio of Offset Lithography Prints from Original Photographs by Faculty Members..." – 1980
  • Cyanotype Collection – Process examples – Miscellaneous – c. 1900
  • Daguerreotype Collection – Process examples, original cases – Portraits – c. 1860
  • Davis Collection – Albumen and silver gelatin photoprints – Misc. – c.1880-1925
  • Deliz Collection – Personal collection – 19th and 20th c. photographs, negatives, stereo views (with Stereo views collection) – Family portraits – Scenic views – Miscellaneous – c.1870-1980
  • Dexter Collection – 19th and 20th c. photographs (various processes) – Portraits – Scenic views – c.1870-1920
  • Durkos Collection – Family photographs – Civilian Conservation Corp – Nevada, Wyoming, Oregon – 1937-1939
  • East Baltimore Documentary Photography Project Collection – Individual and group portraits – Scenic views – Neighborhoods – Architecture – Business and Industry – Vendors – 1979-1980
  • Jack Engeman collection. This collection is comprised of images, chiefly 35 mm color slides, taken by photographer Jack Engeman. Other formats include black and white and color negatives and prints, contact sheets, glass slides, photo discs, and vintage photographs of Jack Engeman and family. Original photographs from all of Engemen's books are included. Published in the 1950's and 1960's these books are picture stories about the working life of priests, doctors, nurses, stewardesses, and military officers, as well as student nurses, college students, and elementary school children. There are a number of images of the photographer as a young man, taken between 1900 and 1930, as well as pictures taken of his own children and grandchildren from the 1940s to the 80s. Other subjects covered in the collection early images of integration in Baltimore City schools, scenes of Baltimore and other regions of Maryland, children, landscapes, cityscapes, and portraits. The collection also contains some of Engeman's painted works and correspondence. Inventory/Folder Listing
  • England – Loose albumen prints – Scenic views – Architecture – c.1870
  • Equitable Trust Survey of Maryland – [9 boxes]Photographic survey – Maryland cities, towns, neighborhoods – Trade and Industry – Scenic views – Individual and group portraits – c.1980. Folder Listing
  • Europe – [3 boxes]Loose albumen prints – Scenic views – Architecture – Miscellaneous – c.1870-1900
  • Extended Realism Collection – Exhibition prints – UMBC exhibition – 1976 See individual photographers: Bunting, Emmet, Gilbert, Kirstel, Sturmer, White
  • Families in History – Exhibition prints – UMBC exhibition – 1983
  • Famous Faces of Maryland – Exhibition prints – Exhibition at Maryland Senate building, Annapolis – 1988
  • France Collection [Jacob France] – Personal collection – Dogs and dog breeding – Family photographs – Miscellaneous – c.1910-1940
  • France – Loose albumen prints – Scenic views – Architecture – C.1860-1880
  • Geiwitz Collection [Else Geiwitz] – Personal collection – Family photographs – World War I postcards – Group portraits (N.O.S.B. song festivals) – Miscellaneous – c.1914-1970
  • Gilbert Colection – [71] Keystone stereoviews – Miscellaneous – Europe – United States
  • Gum Bichromate Process Collection – Process examples – 1919
  • Handworked Collection – Hand painted photographs – c.1900-1930
  • Holocaust Photographs Collection – [World War II] – Concentration camps – 1945
  • Horse Racing Collection – Exhibition prints from "Maryland Racing - To be the Best" – Racing history 1920-1930 – Pimlico – 1988
  • Hughes Company Cirkut Negatives Collection – [457] panoramic views – Baltimore and environs – Industrial parks – Military installations – City skylines – Company photographs – Other – 1916-1949 Finding Aid
  • Hughes Company Glass Negatives Collection – [3,300+] 8x10 glass negatives – Baltimore and environs – Promotional and advertising photographs – Businesses – Churches – Schools – Monuments – Factories – Portraits – Signs – c.1905-1940 See Digitized Collection for more information.
  • Jacobson Collection – [52 boxes]Diverse collection of 19th and early 20th century photographs – Portraits – Architecture – Scenic views – Travel – Miscellaneous – c.1860-1930
  • Lantern Slide Collection – [1,000+]Lantern slides and glass plate negatives – Travel scenes – Individual and group portraits – Architecture and art – Miscellaneous – c. 1880-1920
  • Lavine Collection – David S. Lavine Archive – [36,000+]negatives and transparencies, [1,000+] contact prints and photographs – Scenic views – Maryland – c.1970-
  • Lisle Collection – Tintypes, cabinet cards, cartes-de-visite, silhouettes, lantern slides – Portraits – Song lyrics – c.1838-1920
  • Lossing Collection [17 boxes] – Diverse collection of 19th century photographs – Portraits – Architecture – Scenic views – Travel – Miscellaneous – c.1850-1900
  • Makonde Sculpture Collection – Photographs of Makonde sculpture – Tanzania – Mozambique – c. 1960
  • Maryland Photographs Collection – Maryland cities, towns, neighborhoods – Inidvidual and group portraits – Civic events – Historic sites – c.1870-1998
  • Maryland Illustrative Photographers Association – Exhibition prints – Photographs of Maryland – Portraits – 1971
  • Maryland – see also: Equitable Trust Survey, Hughes Company Collection, Nationsbank Collection
  • McRae Collection – Lantern slides & projector – Cameras (18) – Photographs – Scenic views – Architecture – c.1900[lantern slides]; 1925-1980[cameras]
  • NASA Collection I – Spacecraft – Astronauts – Lunar landings – 1967-1969
  • NASA Collection II – Exhibition prints-"Photos of Earth: An Aesthetic View" – Space photographs – 1977
  • NASA – see also: Patton Collection – Apollo album
  • Nationsbank Collection – Baltimore – City views – Maryland – Scenic views – 1980
  • Nazi Photographs Collection – Adolf Hitler – National Socialist leaders – Army officers – Diplomats – 1939-1945
  • New Mexico Portfolio – "Center of the Eye Photography Collaborative" – Portraits – Scenic views – Miscellaneous – 1976
  • Parthenon Collection – Architecture and art – Sculpture – Archaeology – 1860-1870
  • Patton Collection – Personal collection – 19th and 20th century photography – Individual and group portraits – c.1860-1970
  • Patton Collection – Apollo Album [limited ed.] – Spaceflight – 1961-1960
  • Peary Collection – [800+]original photographs of Robert Peary"s Arctic expeditions with mark-up notes for the preparation of The North Pole and Northward Over the Great Ice plus [6] family albums and assorted family photographs from Peary"s daughter Marie Peary Stafford – 1889-c.1930
  • Peregoy Collection – Artist"s book production elements – shelved with book arts
  • Plitt-Harding Collection – Personal collection – Braun and Kellin family albums – Cabinet cards – Tintypes – c. 1870-1910
  • Post Collection – John E.H. Post – Personal collection – vacation albums (annotated) – Rocky Mountains – London – France – 1898-1909
  • Postcards – [15,000+]Color and B&W International postcards arranged by city – Museums, Architecture and art, scenic views – c.1940-1970
  • Postcard Collection – Miscellaneous postcards – c.1905-1946
  • Postcards & Travel Brochures Collection – [3 boxes – William Hunt collection] International postcards and [1] box miscellaneous postcards and travel brochures
  • Reeves Collection – Personal collection – 19th and 20th century photography – Individual and group portraits – Scenic views – Miscellaneous – c.1860-1950
  • Rhode Island School of Design Collection – 3 portfolios and miscellaneous: Interlaken portfolio, 5th and 7th annual portfolios of the Photgraphic Education Society – Abstract photography – Portraits – Scenic views – 1953-1972
  • Rice Collection – Portraits – Nudes – Erotica – c. 1940-1999
  • Ringle Collection – Home-birth photographs – 1977
  • Rinhart Collection – Diverse collection of 19th & 20th century photographs – Maps – Advertising – Portraits – Scenic Views – Miscellaneous – c.1860-1960 Note: Items from the Rinhart gift are not shelved in one location. Please make note of specific location when requesting individual items.
  • Rizner Collection – Personal collection – Family photographs – Parades – Aerialists – Scenic views – Miscellaneous – c. 1920-1975
  • Roberts Collection – Miscellaneous prints and postcards – Classical architecture and art – Rome – Vatican – c. 1950(?)
  • Romanek Collection – Personal collection – 19th and 20th century photography – Individual and group portraits – Scenic views – Miscellaneous – c.1860-1920
  • Rooks Collection – [African-American history] – Individual and group portraits – Scenic views – Military photographs (US Colored Troops) – Slavery – Plantations – – South Africa – Zulu War – c. 1860-1930
  • Serios Collection – [14 boxes] – Paranormal photography – "Thoughtographs" – Polaroid photographs, 8 mm films, video interviews of Ted Serios (subject) and Jule Eisenbud (researcher) – c.1966. See Complete Finding Aid for the Finding Aid to the Jule Eisenbud collection on Ted Serios and thoughtographic photography or the Container List
  • Shaefer Collection – Miscellaneous photographs from "J.H. Shaefer & Son" (commercial photographers) – Golf courses – Rugs – Jewelry – c.1950-1970
  • Salt Prints Collection – Process collection – Salted paper photoprints – Miscellaneous portraits – c.1839-1860
  • Shaker Collection – Shaker communities – Scenic views – Interiors – c.1865-1890 Note: Box also contains a partial Shaker pamphlet and a New Lebanon circular
  • Shneiderman Collection – [22 albums, 160 loose prints] – Diverse collection of 19th & 20th century photographs – c.1860-1920
  • Smith Collection – Personal Collection – Family photographs – Portraits – 1893-1926
  • Souvenir Albums Collection – Commercially produced souvenir albums – Cities – Monuments – Railroads – Resorts – Waterways – c.1878-1890 Printed list of holdings available
  • Stephany Collection – Photography education material – Slide presentations with accompanying LPs and text – Exhibition photographs
  • Stereo Views Collection – [1,000+] U.S. and European cities – Spanish-American War – World War I (400+ by Underwood & Underwood) – South African War – Edinburgh Anatomy – Miscellaneous – c.1870-1920 Note: Viewers are available
  • Stereo Views [Fishman Collection] – Scenic views – Cities – Africa – Asia – Europe – c.1876-1900
  • Surgeon General"s Office - Army Medical Museum Collection – Civil War – War wounds – Medical photography [by William W. Bell] –
  • Tintypes Collection – Process examples, original cases – Individual and group portraits – c.1856-1890
  • UMBC Student Photographs Collection – Donated photographs, exhibition prints – c.1970-
  • Underwood & Underwood Collection – [38,000+] – International news and wire service photos – c.1880-1950. Folder Listing
  • United States Colored Troops – battle flags,unit flags, portraits, forts, barracks – images from the Rooks and Lossing collections – c.1860-1890
  • United States Western Views Collection – Scenic views – Colorado – Wyoming – National Parks – Mountains – Railroads – Miscellaneous – c.1870-1885
  • Weiss Collection – Loose albumen prints – Italy – France – Architecture and art – c.1860-1890
  • West Virginia Collection – Scenic views – Harpers Ferry – Shenandoah Valley – c.1890
  • Williams Collection – Personal collection – Individual and group portraits [Family?] – 1846-1904
  • Yager Collection – Progressive slides – Glass photonegatives – Portraits – Scenic views – [56] Lantern slides "Your Part in the War"(American Red Cross slide show with script – WWI) – c.1800-1920


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