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PHOTODESCRIPTIONUNIT — Box: HUM 2.85 Box 1, Box: Folder 1 Identifier: HUM 2, HUM 2.85, HUM 2.85 (1)

Roscoe Simmons, full-length portrait, sitting in wicker chair, turned to the left, 1915

Description

Studio portrait.

Dates

  • 1915

Creator

Access

Open for research.

Extent

1 photographs : gelatin silver print ; ; print 16 x 10 cm)

Biographical / Historical

Considered the most successful African American photographer in Louisville, Kentucky, Arthur P. Evans opened his studio in 1905 and remained in business until the 1960s.

General note

Blind stamp: Evans Studio, Louisville, Ky.

Source of information

Title devised.

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

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