COLLECTIONS: 1 - 8 of 8
Overview: Papers of attorney, businessman and 1921 HBS graduate Benjamin Tanner Johnson.
Overview: The Harry Chick collection of railroad photographs and ephemera contains postcards, photographs, stereographs and ephemera pertaining to locomotives and railroads. The materials were collected by railroad enthusiast Harry Chick.
Overview: Photographs, ephemera, brochures and artwork collected and prepared by J. Ullman Stewart, director of display department at Kahn's Department Store of Oakland, California, 1926-1954.
Overview: The Pacific Steam Whaling Company records include log books, photographs and ephemera associated with the Arctic whaling voyages of Captain George Baker Leavitt, 1893-1908.
Scope and Contents: The photographs of Polaroid consultant photographers document the company's practice of employing fine art photographers to test and critique their products beginning in 1950 and ending about 1972. The collection consists of photographs taken by ten photographers who consulted for Polaroid and were part of the original loosely structured program: Paul Caponigro, Walter Chappell, William (Bill) Clift, Marie Cosindas, Nicholas (Nick) Dean, Gerry Sharpe, Brett Weston, Don Worth, Ann Bell Robb, and...
Polaroid Corporation records, series IV: Photographs and correspondence of Polaroid consultant photographer Ansel Adams
Scope and Contents: Renowned landscape photographer Ansel Easton Adams was born in San Francisco, California, in 1902. During the course of the 1930s and 1940s, Adams produced some of his best-known works such as "The Golden Gate Before the Bridge" (1932) and "Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico" (1941), developed close relationships with prominent figures in photography circles such as Edward Weston, Beaumont and Nancy Newhall, and Charles Sheeler, and became a respected advocate for environmental conservation as...
Overview: This series of the Polaroid Corporation records contains records related to Polaroid scientist Meroë Morse. It includes administrative records, research and development records, and photographs. Morse was one of the first women scientists to work at Polaroid.
Overview: A large collection of black and white gelatin silver prints depicting the United States Steel Corporation's steel plants, works, personnel, machinery, mining operations, buildings, warehouses and production of the numerous products manufactured by the company, circa 1940-1960.