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Grancel Fitz (1894-1963) began taking photographs as a hobby in 1914, in the pictorialist
tradition. Fitz sold photographic materials up until he became a professional illustrator
and advertising photographer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1929, Fitz opened a
commercial photographic studio in New York City, New York. (Source: ULAN)
Books are arranged alphabetically and chronologically.
Includes accession PHMS 2011-01, donated by Fitz's niece Anne Brown in memory of her
This collection is unprocessed. Grancel Fitz photographs, donated in 1986, are available
in The Photography Collections at UMBC.
Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)
Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including
Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll200.php
Reproductions allowed for research purposes. UMBC is the copyright owner; permission
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Fitz, Grancel -- Archives