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Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967
Literary File, Photography Collection

406 items (5 boxes)

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


Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The Carl Sandburg Literary File consists of 406 photographs, the majority of which are portraits of Sandburg at various ages. There are also portraits of his wife Lillian, his brother-in-law Edward Steichen, his daughters, and his parents, as well as relatives in Sweden. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.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:Sandburg, C., Box 1 P1-P11, P12A-P12B, P13-P16, P17A-P17B, P18-P65, P66A-P66B, P67-P68, P69A-P69B, P70-P74, P75A-P75B, P76A-P76B, P77-P86Chiefly portraits of Sandburg alone and with various people, including his mother, wife, and daughters.
PH:LF:Sandburg, C., Box 2 P87A-P87C, P88-P93, P94A-P94B, P95A-P95B, P96A-P96B, P97-P102, P103A-P103B, P104, P105A-P105B, P106-P111, P112A-P112B, P113A-P113B, P114A-P114C, P115-P129, P130A-P130B, P131A-P131B, P132-P135, P136A-P136B, P137, P138A-P138B, P139-P161Chiefly portraits of Sandburg, 1891-circa 1930.
PH:LF:Sandburg, C., Box 3 P162-P223, P228-P250Chiefly portraits of Sandburg alone, circa 1930-circa 1960, and with various people, including his mother, wife, daughters, and brother-in-law Edward Steichen (P242-P245).
PH:LF:Sandburg, C., Box 4P251-P254, P255A-P255B, P256A-P256B, P257-P264, P265A-P265B, P266A-P266B, P267A-P267B, P268A-P268B, P269A-P269B, P270-P322, P323A-P323B, P324-P330, P331A-P331B, P332-P338 Portraits of Sandburg with various people, including Frank Lloyd Wright (P303); portraits of Sandburg's father, mother, wife, daughters, and brother-in-law, as well as Swedish relatives on his father's side.
PH:LF:Sandburg, C., Box 5 P339-P372; 980:0124:0001; 981:0068:0001-0002; 999:0012:0001-0004Views of Sandburg's birthplace in Galesburg, Ill. (P339-P342), and of his home in Harbert, Mich. (P343-P345); portraits of Sandburg.
NV:LF Boxes P224-P225 Portraits of Sandburg (negatives; no corresponding photographic prints).
NV:LF Boxes P226-P227Images of Sandburg (motion picture film strips).


Index of Photographers

Bauman (Galesburg, Ill.)--P93
Bell, Kay--P209-P215
Briggs, N.--P331
Bryan & Howard--P94A, P95A
Buchbinder, Robert--(P272-P273?), 980:0124:0001
Buehrmann, Elizabeth, 1886-1962--P1, P123
Campbell, Jack, photographer--P73-P74
Desboro, Dana--P127-P129, (P132?), P133
Dolberg, Glenn--P52, P220-P221
Elisofon, Eliot--981:0068:0001-0002
Fenn, Albert--P242-P245
Garrison, photographer--(P181-P186?), P187
Georg, Raymond H., 1900-1958--999:0012:0001-0004
Gueldre, Fernand de--P13
Hoffman, Bernard, 1913-1979--P47, P175
Hoppé, E. O. (Emil Otto), 1878-1972--P140
Keystone View Company--P38, P193, P195-P197
Knoop, Frederic--P23-P37, P50, P91
Lewis, Harry, photographer--P38, P81, (P82-P84?), P192-P197
MacHarg, J. B.--P255A, P256A
Mills, Charles P., 1894/5-1949--P57
Newman, Ralph Geoffrey, 1911- --P274
Pearson, Milo L.--P79-P80
Sahlberg, B.--P333
Schenk, William P.--P278-P279
Smith, William A., photographer--P198-P208, P357
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973--P5-P6, P10-P11, P12A, P18, P21, (P59-P60?), P61, (P62?), P111, P115, P117-P122, P131, P134-P137, P146-P156, P158-P168, P231-P235, P237-P238, P257, P319-P321
Taylor, Harry L.--P236
Wigle, A. P.--P19
Wright, Paul, photographer--P112A, P113A


Carl Sandburg Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 5 June 2007)

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