Dr. Amy Conger's research files on Edward Weston

Celebrated art historian Dr. Amy Conger's comprehensive life study of Edward Weston and his photography. Comprising approximately 25 boxes containing: Archive folders of research for her work on Edward Weston divided by year between roughly 1903-1943, carousel slides, scrapbooks, notebooks, photos, proofs, lecture tapes, dissertations, and ephemera, as well as copies of correspondence between Weston and Ansel Adams, Weston and Beaumont Newhall, and between Amy Conger and various dealers, galleries, and publishers, additionally with various files on other individuals within Weston's circle and annotated drafts/manuscripts of Conger's own works, both published and possibly unpublished

This exhaustive lot contains volumes of information, carefully compiled over decades by Conger in her study of Weston. Beginning with supporting material providing the foundation for her PhD dissertation, Edward Weston's Early Photography, 1903-1926 the collection is vast and encompasses other seminal projects by the art historian including Edward Weston in Mexico, 1923-1926 and Edward Weston: Photographs (from the Center for Creative Photography).

  • Provenance: The Estate of Dr. Amy Conger
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