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Collection Name:

Walker Evans

Creator:

Evans, Walker

Life Dates:

1903-1975

Associated Groups:

Farm Security Administration ; Fortune Magazine

Nationality:

U.S.

No. of Items:

313

Span Dates:

1929-1936

Description:

The collection consists of 313 gelatin silver prints by Walker Evans, the bulk of which are the result of his collaboration with James Agee on Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Included are images published in the two editions of the book, duplicates, proofs, and 120 unpublished documentary portraits, landscapes, and other images made in Alabama and Mississippi in 1936.

964:3729:0001-0007 -- Prints made by the Library of Congress from Evans' vintage negatives;
968:0001:0001-0067 -- Published prints;
968:0002:0001-0108 -- Duplicates and proofs;
968:0003:0001-0024 -- Unpublished prints of the Burroughs (Gudger) family and farm;
968:0004:0001-0015 -- Unpublished prints of the Tingle (Ricketts) family and farm;
968:0005:0001-0013 -- Unpublished prints of the Fields (Woods) family and farm;
968:0006:0001-0068 -- Unpublished prints of the environs in Alabama and Mississippi;
979:0076:0001-0010 -- Prints made by the Library of Congress from Evans' vintage negatives;
991:0017:0001 -- Portrait of Hart Crane, 1929.

Accession No(s):

964:3729:0001-0007 ; 968:0001:0001-0067 ; 968:0002:0001-0108 ; 968:0003:0001-0024 ; 968:0004:0001-0015 ; 968:0005:0001-0013 ; 968:0006:0001-0068 ; 979:0076:0001-0010 ; 991:0017:0001

Location(s):

PH LP E Box, Small (991:0017:0001)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 01 (968:0001:0002-0006, 0008-0012, 0014)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 02 (968:0001:0017-0020, 0024-0025, 0029-0032, 0036-0037, 0039)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 03 (968:0001:0040, 0042-0044, 0046-0047, 0051-0053, 0055, 0057-0058, 0061)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 04 (968:0001:0062-0067)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 05 (968:0001:0001, 0007, 0013, 0015-0016, 0021-0023, 0026-0028, 0033-0035, 0038, 0041, 0045, 0048-0050, 0054, 0056, 0059, 0060)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 06 (968:0002:0001-0020)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 07 (968:0002:0021-0038)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 08 (968:0002:0039-0055)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 09 (968:0002:0056-0072)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 10 (968:0002:0073-0093)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 11 (968:0002:0094-0108)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 12 (968:0003:0001-0019)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 13 (968:0003:0020-0024; 968:0004:0001-0012)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 14 (968:0004:0013-0015; 968:0005:0001-0013; 986:0006:0001-0004)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 15 (968:0006:0005-0024)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 16 (968:0006:0025-0046)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 17 (968:0006:0047-0068)
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PH LP Evans, W., Box 18 (964:3729:0001-0007; 979:0076:0001-0010)
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