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Collection Number:

PH-00081

Collection Name:

John H. "Harry" Kemp, Jr., Photography Collection

Creator:

Kemp, John H., 1892-1987

Life Dates:

1892-06-06-1987-07-10

Nationality:

American

No. of Items:

57

Span Dates:

1930-1960

Description:

The collection consists of fifty-seven photographs by the amateur, late-Pictorialist photographer John H. "Harry" Kemp, Jr. (American, born 1892-1987). Print information follows; titles from inventory provided by the photographer.

985:0045:0001 -- The Great Fall of the Passaic River. Paterson, New Jersey, circa 1960. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0002 -- Ringneck Pheasant’s Nest. Ridgewood, New Jersey, circa 1940. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0003 -- Opossum in Hollow Tree. Ridgewood, New Jersey, circa 1930. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0004 -- Weeping Birch. Purling, New York, circa 1960. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0005 -- American Egret. Highland Hammock Park. Sebring, Florida, 1962. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0006 -- Refreshment. (Bob Crawford). Stony Brook Trail. Bear Mountain Park, New York, circa 1942. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0007 -- Still Life. ("Pitcher Family"), circa 1930. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0008 -- Up the Hudson River, from the New Jersey Palisades, circa 1950. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0009 -- Billet Doux. Colonial Costume, circa 1940. Gelatin silver print
985:0045:0010 -- Albino Raccoon. Chicago Zoo, circa 1940. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0011 -- Brown Pelican. St. Petersburg, Florida, circa 1950. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0012 -- By-way. Mount Peter, New York, circa 1940. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0013 -- Appalachian Trail Walker. ("Fire Maker"). Edwin N. Little. Atop Mt. Wittenburg, New York, circa 1930. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0014 -- Haying Harvest. Maybrook, New York, circa 1930. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0015 -- Edward Harriman's Church. ("Hillside Church"). Arden, New York, circa 1930. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0016 -- City Canyon, New York City. From the 18th Floor of the RCA Building, [1930s or 1940s]. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0017 -- New York World's Fair: Trylon and Perisphere, 1939. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0018 -- Peace. New York World's Fair: United States Building, 1939. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0019 -- New York World's Fair: Trylon and Perisphere and George Washington, 1939. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0020 -- George Washington Bridge, New York, circa 1940. Gelatin silver print
985:0045:0021 -- By the Lake. Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, circa 1930. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0022 -- The Long Valley. (Vermont Valley). Ascutney, Vermont, circa 1940. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0023 -- Motif #1. 8 am. Rockport, Massachusetts, 1940. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0024 -- Church. Lenox, Massachusetts, [1930s or 1940s]. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0025 -- Going to Town. North Springfield, Vermont, [1930s or 1940s]. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0026 -- Weston, Vermont, [1930s or 1940s]. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0027 -- Mill on the Saddle River. Ridgewood, New Jersey. (Mill Stream, Ridgewood, New Jersey), [circa 1940]. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0028 -- Ridgewood High School, East Ridgewood Avenue. Ridgewood, New Jersey, circa 1940. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0029 -- 232 Circle Avenue. The big snow of 1960-1961. Ridgewood, New Jersey, circa 1960-1961. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0030 -- Ice Storm on the Saddle River. Grove Street. Ridgewood, New Jersey, January 3, 1948. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0031 -- Barnegat Light. Barnegat, New Jersey, [1930s or 1940s]. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0032 -- Ringwood Manor State Park. Ringwood, New Jersey, circa 1930. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0033 -- The Manor House. Ringwood, New Jersey, circa 1930. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0034 -- Through the Fog. West Shore Railroad. Leonia, New Jersey, circa 1940. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0035 -- Sunday Morning. Science and Industry Building. Chicago, Illinois, [1930s or 1940s]. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0036 -- Abstract. (My Operation), June 1960. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0037 -- The Break-Up. Lake Michigan, Jackson Park. Chicago, Illinois, [1930s or 1940s]. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0038 -- Perspective. Chicago, Illinois, 1930. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0039 -- Iron Grill Work. Charlestown, South Carolina, [1930s or 1940s]. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0040 -- Misty Morning. Chicago, Illinois, circa 1940. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0041 -- Low Visibility, [1930s or 1940s]. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0042 -- Sunlit Sycamore. Ridgewood, New Jersey. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0043 -- Steam Roller. (Paul Olive). Ridgewood, New Jersey, circa 1942. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0044 -- Wyckoff Reformed Church (AD 1806). Wykoff, New Jersey, circa 1940. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0045 -- Silo. Harristown Road. (Glen Rock). Ridgewood, New Jersey, [1930s or 1940s]. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0046 -- Country Church. Chapel Road. Fardale, New Jersey, [1930s or 1940s]. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0047 -- Ice Storm. ("Winter’s Plume"). Grove Street. Ridgewood, New Jersey, [1930s or 1940s]. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0048 -- Waterfront. Cape May, New Jersey, [1930s or 1940s]. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0049 -- Manhaden Fishing Boats. Cape May, New Jersey, circa 1940. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0050 -- The Vender [sic]. New York City, circa 1939. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0051 -- Vermont Talc Mine, circa 1938. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0052 -- Haying. Maybrook, New York, circa 1938. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0053 -- United Effort. Sixth Avenue Subway, New York City, circa 1938. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0054 -- Florida Sunset, circa 1930. Gelatin silver print;
985:0045:0055 -- Boats. Along the Ramapo River, New Jersey, circa 1938. Gelatin silver print;
2000:0064:0001 -- Saddle River. Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1945. Gelatin silver print, 12.6 x 17.6 cm (4 15/16 x 6 15/16 in);
2000:0064:0002 -- New York World’s Fair: Sculpture of Strap Buckner and the Devil by Edmund Amateis, 1939. Gelatin silver print, 12.6 x 17.6 cm (4 15/16 x 6 15/16 in).

Accession No(s):

985:0045:0001-0055; 2000:0064:0001-0002

Location(s):

Kemp, J.H., Box 1 (985:0045:0001, 0014)
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Kemp, J.H., Box 2 (985:0045:0019, 0021, 0023, 0026)
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Kemp, J.H., Box 3 (985:0045:0027, 0035, 0038, 0041)
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Kemp, J.H., Box 4 (985:0045:0039, 0047, 0050, 0052-0053)
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Kemp, J.H., Box 5 (985:0045:0002-0013, 0015-0018)
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Kemp, J.H., Box 6 (985:0045:0020, 0022, 0024-0025, 0028-0034, 0036)
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Kemp, J.H., Box 7 (985:0045:0037, 0040, 0042-0046, 0048-0049, 0051, 0054-0055)
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K-L Box, Small (2000:0064:0001-0002)
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Record Status:

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