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Arnold Newman Papers and Photography Collection


Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006

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Associated Groups:

American Society of Magazine Photographers
Photo League



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The Arnold Newman Papers and Photography Collection contains all of Newman’s negatives, slides, color transparencies, original contact sheets, and a selection of more than 2,000 prints. The archive also includes Newman’s original “sittings” (appointment) books, business files, correspondence, early sketchbooks, photographic albums, video recordings of interviews and lectures, and some of the many awards he received during his lifetime.

The photographic portion of the archive includes:
25,288 Prints
229,069 Negatives
53,566 Transparencies

Access Restrictions:

Special permission from the Curator of Photography, plus advance notice, is required to access this unprocessed collection. To make an appointment, please contact Reading and Viewing Room staff.


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See Also:

Arnold Newman Collection of 106 signed exhibition prints

Portrait of Lillian Hellman (957:0071:0001) in the Lillian Hellman Literary File

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