|Title:||Grancel Fitz papers|
|Size:||1 box (1 linear foot)|
|Abstract:||Collection consists of (6) cloth bound, alphabetized account books of photographer William Grancel Fitz. The books chronicle Fitz's photographic ad work for many different advertising agencies and manufacturing companies in New York City. Notable companies include N. W. Ayres, Chevrolet, and Fostoria Glass.|
|Citation:||Grancel Fitz papers, Collection 200, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).|
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 great uncle.
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 PastPerfect.
Reproductions allowed for research purposes. UMBC is the copyright owner; permission to reproduce is required.
Fitz, Grancel -- Archives