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Willard Maas
Literary File, Photography Collection

1,584 items (3 boxes)

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None


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Scope and Contents
Item List

Scope and Contents

The Willard Maas Literary File consists of 1,584 items, the majority of which are nitrate negatives. The bulk of the photographic prints are images of unidentified people in various settings.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.


Item List

Container Accession / P No. Description
PH:LF:Maas, W., Box, 1 957:0029:0005-0008; 988:0033:0003-0006; [unnumbered] Chiefly formal portraits of unidentified men, women, children, and family groups (73 photographic prints).
PH:LF:Maas, W., Box, 2 [unnumbered]Chiefly BW snapshots of various unidentified people (409 photographic prints in envelopes 1-37) and places (59 photographic prints in envelopes 38-42).
PH:LF:Maas, W., Box, 3 [unnumbered] Images of various subjects, including unidentified people outdoors, exterior views of houses, and an art exhibit (93 photographic prints in envelopes 43-45, 49-51, 53-59).
PH:LF:Albums:Maas, W., 1 957:0089:0001-0031 BW snapshots of various unidentified people engaged in various outdoor activities on and near the water, a baseball team with "Newtown" on their uniforms; unidentified children in costumes; and a dog (31 photographic prints)
PH:LF:Albums:Maas, W., 2 [unnumbered] 7 BW snapshots depicting a 2 or 3 year-old boy, a young couple (his parents?), and an older man (his grandfather?) in a commercial "Pockette Album" (removed from envelope 46).
PH:FC-01:DR-04 [unnumbered] Glass-covered color transparency of a white horse (in envelope 47).
PH:LF:Novelties Box [unnumbered]Two photographic novelty pocket mirrors and a photographic novelty pin (removed from envelopes 48 and 52).
NV:LF Boxes[unnumbered] 339 nitrate negatives (corresponding to photographic prints in Boxes 2-3).
NV:LF Boxes 957:0035:0000 572 nitrate negatives.


Willard Maas Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 20 June 2007)

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