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Collection Number:

PH-02051

Collection Name:

Arnold Newman Papers and Photography Collection

Creator:

Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006

Life Dates:

1918-03-03-2006-06-06

Nationality:

American

No. of Items:

308,023

Span Dates:

1935-2006

Description:

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 “Sitting” (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 25,388 prints and contact sheets, 229,069 negatives, and 53,566 transparencies. Item-level information for 100 of the prints follows, the titles for which were taken from Newman's inscriptions on the prints or their mounts.

2006:0018:0001 -- Mother and Child, Philadelphia, Pa., my first photograph, 1938. Gelatin silver print,23.9 x 14.1 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0002 -- [Self-portrait, Philadelphia?, 1939]. Gelatin silver print, 27 x 25.10 cm (image); 35.10 x 27 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0003 -- Woman on the porch, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1940. Gelatin silver print, 35.10 x 27.1 cm;
2006:0018:0004 -- Bill Boards [sic], West Palm Beach, Florida, 1940. Gelatin silver print, 18.2 x 33 cm (image); 27.1 x 35.3 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0005 -- Violins, Philadelphia, Pa., 1941. Gelatin silver print, 34.4 x 27.7 cm;
2006:0018:0006 -- People and laundry, West Palm Beach, Fla., 1941. Gelatin silver print, 25 x 19.2 cm (image); 35.5 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0007 -- Head Screen and Posing Bench, West Palm Beach, Fla., 1941. Gelatin silver print, 24.6 x 8.1 cm (image); 35.3 x 28 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0008 -- Reginald Marsh, New York City, 1941. Gelatin silver print, 25.2 x 20.2 cm;
2006:0018:0009 -- Yasuo Kuniyoshi, New York City, 1941. Gelatin silver print, 24.8 x 31.5 cm (image); 27.6 x 35.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0010 -- John Sloan, New York City, New York City [sic], 1941. Gelatin silver print, 35.3 x 27.6 cm;
2006:0018:0011 -- Tree and Wall, Philadelphia, Pa., 1941. Gelatin silver print, 15.6 x 16.5 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.5 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0012 -- Marc Chagall, New York City, N.Y., 1942. Gelatin silver print, 35.5 x 27.5 cm;
2006:0018:0013 -- Max Ernst, New York City, N.Y., 1942. Gelatin silver print, 35.5 x 27.8 cm;
2006:0018:0014 -- George Grosz, Bayside Long Island, N.Y., 1942. Gelatin silver print, 35.9 x 27.5 cm;
2006:0018:0015 -- Moses and Raphael Soyer, painters, New York, 1942. Gelatin silver print, 29.7 x 20.6 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0016 -- Charles Sheeler, New York City, 1942. Gelatin silver print, 27.1 x 25.8 cm (image); 35.1 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0017 -- Berenice Abbott, photographer, New York, 1944. Gelatin silver print, 18 x 32.4 cm (image); 27.6 x 35.2 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0018 -- Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, New York, 1944. Gelatin silver print, 25.2 x 20.2 cm (image); 35 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0019 -- Eugene O'Neill, playwright, New York, 1946. Gelatin silver print, 29 x 25.6 cm (image); 35.3 x 28 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0020 -- Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer, New York, 1947. Gelatin silver print, 23.3 x 31.8 cm (image); 27.6 x 35.3 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0021 -- Arthur Miller, playwright, at a rehearsal for All My Sons, 1947. Gelatin silver print, 35.2 x 27.6 cm;
2006:0018:0022 -- Isamu Noguchi, sculptor, New York, 1947. Gelatin silver print, 35.4 cmx 27.6 cm;
2006:0018:0023 -- J. Robert Oppenheimer, theoretical physicist, Berkeley, California, 1948. Gelatin silver print, 31.8 x 25.7 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0024 -- Helena Rubinstein, cosmetic manufacturer, beauty expert, New York, 1948. Gelatin silver print, 31.8 x 25.5 cm (image); 35.4 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0025 -- Rufino Tamayo, New York City, 1949. Gelatin silver print, 20.1 x 25.1 cm;
2006:0018:0026 -- Art Students League Alumni, New York City, 1950. Gelatin silver print, 17.7 x 33 cm (image); 27.7 x 35.5 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0027 -- Ben Shahn, painter, Roosevelt, New Jersey, 1951. Gelatin silver print, 27 x 20.5 cm (image); 35.4 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0028 -- Brooks Atkinson, theatre critic, Moresco Theatre, New York, 1949. Gelatin silver print, 31.8 x 25.3 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0029 -- Hans Hofmann, painter, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1952. Gelatin silver print, 32.2 x 25.2 cm (image); 35.4 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0030 -- Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, Washington D.C., 1953. Gelatin silver print, 32.3 x 25.3 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0031 -- Alberto Giacometti, sculptor, Paris, 1954. Gelatin silver print, 32.3 x 23.5 cm (image); 35.5 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0032 -- Carl Sandburg, poet, New York, 1955. Gelatin silver print, 32.7 x 25.6 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0033 -- Edward Steichen, photographer, New York, 1955. Gelatin silver print, 31.3 x 25.1 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0034 -- Brancusi's studio interior, Paris, 1956. Gelatin silver print, 19.5 x 12.8 cm (image); 35.4 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0035 -- Georges Braque, painter, Normandy, France, 1956. Gelatin silver print, 31.2 x 25.5 cm (image); 35.4 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0036 -- Jacques Villon, painter, France, 1957. Gelatin silver print, 21.7 x 32.5 cm (image); 27.8 x 35.3 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0037 -- Georges Rouault, painter, 1957. Gelatin silver print, 27.5 x 10.5 cm (image); 35.4 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0038 -- David Smith, sculptor, New York, 1957. Gelatin silver print, 32.6 x 24.3 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0039 -- Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, 1958. Gelatin silver print, 35.2 x 27.8 cm;
2006:0018:0040 -- Lewis Mumford, historian, 1959. Gelatin silver print, 32.1 x 25.6 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0041 -- Jacob Lawrence, painter, Brooklyn, New York, 1959. Gelatin silver print, 32.2 x 25.6 cm (image); 35.3 x 26.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0042 -- Robert Moses, urban planner, Roosevelt Island, New York, 1959. Gelatin silver print, 24.1 x 33 cm (image); 28 x 35.2 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0043 -- Langston Hughes, writer, Harlem, New York, 1960. Gelatin silver print, 20.2 x 33.3 cm (image); 27.7 x 35.4 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0044 -- Otto Frank, father of Anne Frank, Anne Frank House, Amsterdam, 1960. Gelatin silver print, 31.3 x 25 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0045 -- Jean Cocteau, writer, Paris, 1960. Gelatin silver print, 32.4 x 25.4 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0046 -- Man Ray, artist, Paris, 1960. Gelatin silver print, 32 x 25.6 cm (image); 35.2 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0047 -- Franz Kline, painter, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1960. Gelatin silver print, 27.6 x 35.3 cm;
2006:0018:0048 -- Marilyn Monroe, actress, Hollywood, 1962. Gelatin silver print, 24.3 x 32.5 cm (image); 27.6 x 35.3 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0049 -- Billy Wilder, filmmaker, Los Angeles, 1962. Gelatin silver print, 31.2 x 25.4 cm (image); 35.2 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0050 -- Thornton Wilder, playwright, New York, 1962. Gelatin silver print, 32.4 x 26.1 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0051 -- Frederick Kiesler, sculptor, New York, 1962. Gelatin silver print, 32.8 x 25.5 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0052 -- Zero Mostel, actor, New York, 1963. Gelatin silver print, 31.2 x 25.1 cm (image); 35.2 x 27.9 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0053 -- Norman Mailer, writer, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1964. Gelatin silver print, 24.4 x 16.2 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0054 -- Ayn Rand, writer, New York, 1964. Gelatin silver print, 30 x 24.8 cm (image); 35.2 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0055 -- Generalissimo Francisco Franco, dictator, Madrid, 1964. Gelatin silver print, 35 x 28 cm;
2006:0018:0056 -- Marcel Duchamp, artist, New York, 1966. Gelatin silver print, 31 x 25.5 cm (image); 35.3 x 28.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0057 -- Paul Strand, photographer, New York, 1966. Gelatin silver print, 24.6 x 29 cm (image); 27.7 x 35.4 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0058 -- Bridget Riley, painter, London, 1966. Gelatin silver print, 23.2 x 34.7 cm (image); 27.7 x 35.1 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0059 -- Frank Stella, painter, New York, 1967. Gelatin silver print, 24.3 x 26.3 cm (image); 27.6 x 35.4 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0060 -- Georgia O'Keeffe, painter, Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, 1968. Gelatin silver print, 32.3 x 22.1 cm (image); 35.2 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0061 -- Sir Noel Coward, playwright, Montreux, Switzerland, 1968. Gelatin silver print, 16.5 x 24.6 cm (image); 25.3 x 20 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0062 -- Imogen Cunningham, photographer, New York, 1969. Gelatin silver print, 30.3 x 19.6 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0063 -- Adolph Gottlieb, painter, New York, 1970. Gelatin silver print, 31.6 x 25.7 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0064 -- Henry Geldzahler, curator, New York, 1972. Gelatin silver print, 24.9 x 25.6 cm (image); 35.4 m x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0065 -- Donald Judd, sculptor, New York, 1973. Gelatin silver print, 22.3 x 33 cm (image); 27.8 x 35.4 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0066 -- Lee Krasner, painter, Long Island, New York, 1973. Gelatin silver print, 23.6 x 34.8 cm (image); 27.8 x 35.2 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0067 -- Diana Vreeland, fashion editor, New York, 1974. Gelatin silver print, 31.5 x 25.5 cm (image); 35.4 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0068 -- Francis Bacon, painter, London, 1975. Gelatin silver print, 35.3 x 27.7 cm;
2006:0018:0069 -- Lee Friedlander, photographer, New City, New York, 1976. Gelatin silver print, 16.5 x 24.8 cm (image); 20.2 x 25.1 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0070 -- Aaron Siskind, photographer, New York, 1976. Gelatin silver print, 29.1 x 25 cm (image); 35.5 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0071 -- Ansel Adams, photographer, Carmel, California, 1976. Gelatin silver print, 32.7 x 25.6 cm (image); 35.2 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0072 -- W. Eugene Smith, photographer, New York, 1977. Gelatin silver print, 28.8 x 25.4 cm (image); 35.1 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0073 -- Duane Michals, photographer, Tucson, Arizona, 1977. Gelatin silver print, 32 x 22.5 cm (image); 35.2 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0074 -- Truman Capote, writer, New York, 1977. Gelatin silver print, 21 x 33 cm (image); 27.8 x 35.3 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0075 -- Sir John Pope-Hennessy, art historian, England, 1978. Gelatin silver print, 22.8 x 34.3 cm (image); 27.6 x 35.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0076 -- Roman Vishniac, photographer, New York, 1978. Gelatin silver print, 24.4 x 19.7 cm (image); 35.5 x 27.9 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0077 -- Lord Kenneth Clark, art historian, England, 1978. Gelatin silver print, 40.5 x 30 cm;
2006:0018:0078 -- Dr. Donald Coggan, Archbishop of Canterbury, Cardinal Basil Hume, Archbishop of Westminster, and Reverend Stanley Turl, leaders of the main national Christian communities, Lambeth Palace, London, 1978. Gelatin silver print, 32.3 x 23.6 cm (image); 35.8 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0079 -- Bill Brandt, photographer, London, 1978. Gelatin silver print, 24.6 x 19.4 cm (image); 35.6 x 27.9 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0080 -- Sir Cecil Beaton, photographer, Broadchalke, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, 1978. Gelatin silver print, 32.4 x 25.4 cm (image); 35.5 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0081 -- Iris Murdoch, author, England, 1978. Gelatin silver print, 34.1 x 17 cm;
2006:0018:0082 -- Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard, playwrights, England, 1978. Gelatin silver print, 29.4 x 28.8 cm (image); 40.5 x 30.1 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0083 -- Teddy Kollek, Mayor of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, 1979. Gelatin silver print, 31.2 x 25.4 cm (image); 35.4 x 28 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0084 -- Andre Kertesz, photographer, New York, 1980. Gelatin silver print, 32.3 x 21.7cm (image); 35.8 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0085 -- Isabel Bishop, painter, New York, 1980. Gelatin silver print, 31.7 x 23.9 cm (image); 35.8 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0086 -- Lucas Samaras, artist, New York, 1980. Gelatin silver print, 32.6 x 25.7 cm (image); 35.2 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0087 -- Lisette Model, photographer, New York, 1980. Gelatin silver print, 30.3 x 24.5 cm (image); 35.4 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0088 -- Jerry Uelsmann, photographer, Gainesville, Florida, 1980. Gelatin silver print, 32.5 x 23.6 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0089 -- Imperial Palace Kyoto, Japan, 1981. Gelatin silver print, 16.8 x 25.1 cm (image); 27.7 x 35.4 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0090 -- Akira Kurosawa, filmmaker, New York, 1981. Gelatin silver print, 23.6 x 25.7 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0091 -- Al Hirschfeld, cartoonist, New York, 1983. Gelatin silver print, 29.9 x 25.3 cm (image); 35.5 x 27.6. cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0092 -- Shaker Village Interior, Hancock, Massachusetts, 1983. Gelatin silver print, 33.1 x 20.8 cm (image); 35.8 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0093 -- Marisol Escobar, sculptor, North Brunswick, New Jersey, 1985. Gelatin silver print, 32.8 x 21.7 cm (image); 35.2 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0094 -- George Segal's studio sculptures, North Brunswick, New Jersey, 1985. Gelatin silver print, 31.6 x 25.5 cm (image); 35.5 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0095 -- Allen Ginsberg, poet, New York, 1985. Gelatin silver print, 27.9 x 35.3 cm;
2006:0018:0096 -- Geoffrey Holder, actor, New York, 1986. Gelatin silver print, 32.2 x 23.4 cm (image); 35.5 x 27.6 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0097 -- Isaac Asimov, writer, New York, 1990. Gelatin silver print, 28.4 x 25.5 cm (image); 35.5 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0098 -- Yasser Arafat, Leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Tunis, Tunisia, 1993. Gelatin silver print, 23.5 x 21.1 cm (image); 35.5 x 27.7 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0099 -- Woody Allen, filmmaker, New York, 1996. Gelatin silver print, 33 x 25 cm (image); 35.3 x 27.8 cm (sheet);
2006:0018:0100 -- Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, Jerusalem, 1998. Gelatin silver print, 31.6 x 26 cm (image); 35.4 x 27.9 cm (sheet).

Access Restrictions:

Special permission from the Curator of Photography, plus advance notice, is required to access all but 100 prints (2006:0018:0001-0100) of this unprocessed collection. To make an appointment, please contact Reading and Viewing Room staff.

Accession No(s):

2006:0018:0001-0100

Location(s):

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Newman, A., Box 1 (2006:0018:0001-0017)
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Newman, A., Box 2 (2006:0018:0018-0034)
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Newman, A., Box 3 (2006:0018:0035-0050)
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Newman, A., Box 4 (2006:0018:0051-0067)
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Newman, A., Box 5 (2006:0018:0068-0084)
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Newman, A., Box 6 (2006:0018:0085-0100)
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See Also:

Arnold Newman Photography Collection (PH-00091)

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

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