Elisofon, Eliot, 1911-1973

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Eliot Elisofon (1911-1973), American photojournalist, filmmaker, author, artist, lecturer, and art collector, was best known as a photographer for LIFE magazine and as an expert on African art.
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creatorOf Elisofon, Eliot. Elisofon, Eliot : [photography bio file]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Dept. of Publications. Department of Publications collection on proposed David Smith monograph, 1957-1974. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Papers of John Coolidge and Agnes Mongan, 1909-2006 Harvard Art Museums. Archives
creatorOf Billings, Henry, 1901-. Henry Billings letters and photographs, 1955. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Eliot Elisofon: An Inventory of His Papers and Photographs at the Harry Ransom Center Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Anton Refregier papers, circa 1900-circa 1990 Archives of American Art
referencedIn James Parton papers, 1914-1986. Houghton Library
creatorOf Refregier, Anton, 1905-. Anton Refregier papers, 1900-1980. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Elisofon, Eliot. Juliana Force [graphic]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Records of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. 1875 - 2006. Photographs of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
creatorOf Elisofon, Eliot. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Gypsy Rose Lee papers, 1910-1970 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991. Chaim Gross papers, 1920-1983. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Marguerite Yourcenar papers, 1920-1986. Houghton Library
creatorOf Elisofon, Eliot. Eliot Elisofon photograph collection. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Imperato, Pascal James. The Bambara : outline of manuscript. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Swanson, Gloria. Papers. Series II. Career, ca. 1914-1983. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Refregier, Anton, 1905-. Anton Refregier papers, ca. 1900-ca. 1990. Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Angelou, Maya. person
associatedWith Ardrey, Robert. person
associatedWith Billings, Henry, 1901- person
associatedWith Blaustein, Julian. person
associatedWith Bond, Julian, 1940-. person
associatedWith Bracher, Georges. person
associatedWith Bradbury, Ray, 1920-. person
associatedWith Brazda, Jan. person
associatedWith Brazda, Luci. person
associatedWith Brew, J. O. (John Otis), 1906-1988. person
associatedWith Burrows, Larry. person
associatedWith Butterfield, Roger, 1907-. person
associatedWith Campbell, Joseph, 1904-1987. person
associatedWith Chang, Sungyang. person
correspondedWith Coolidge, John, 1913-1995 person
associatedWith Crowell-Collier Publishing Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Davis, Ossie. person
associatedWith Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980. person
associatedWith Edey, Maitland A. (Maitland Armstrong), 1910-1992. person
associatedWith Eismann, Suzanne. person
associatedWith Elicofon, Edward I. person
associatedWith Elisofon, Elin. person
associatedWith Elisofon, Jill. person
associatedWith Elisofon, Joan Spear. person
associatedWith Elisofon, Mavis Lyons. person
associatedWith Epstein, Jacob. person
associatedWith Fagg, William Buller. person
associatedWith Foote, Edward. person
associatedWith Force, Juliana, 1876-1948. person
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Fordham University corporateBody
associatedWith Fortress, Leo. person
associatedWith Gardner, Robert, 1925-. person
associatedWith Gazdar, Jehangir. person
associatedWith Graves, Ralph. person
associatedWith Green, Marshall. person
associatedWith Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991. person
associatedWith Gunther, John, 1901-1970. person
associatedWith Harry N. Abrams, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003. person
associatedWith Heston, Charlton. person
associatedWith Hicks, Wilson. person
associatedWith Hunt, Patricia. person
associatedWith Huston, John, 1906-1987. person
associatedWith Imai, Shoichi. person
associatedWith Imperato, Pascal James. person
associatedWith Indiana, Robert, 1928-. person
associatedWith Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986. person
associatedWith Iverson, Laila. person
associatedWith Karas, George. person
associatedWith Knight, Arthur. person
associatedWith Kollek, Teddy, 1911-2007. person
associatedWith Kuroyanagi, Tetsuko, 1933-. person
associatedWith Lee, Gypsy Rose, 1914-1970. person
associatedWith Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974. person
associatedWith Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967. person
associatedWith Mackland, Ray. person
associatedWith Macmillan Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Marcus, Stanley, 1905-. person
associatedWith McDowall, Roddy. person
associatedWith Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997. person
associatedWith Morris, Oswald, 1915-. person
associatedWith Museum of African Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Dept. of Publications. corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of Primitive Art (New York, N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith National Geographic Society. corporateBody
associatedWith National Museum of African Art (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Nemser & Nemser. corporateBody
associatedWith Newhall, Beaumont, 1908-1993. person
associatedWith Parton, James, 1912- person
associatedWith Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology. corporateBody
associatedWith Peabody Museum of Salem. corporateBody
associatedWith Pollard, Richard O. person
associatedWith Refregier, Anton person
associatedWith Refregier, Anton, 1905- person
associatedWith Robbins, Warren. person
associatedWith Rockefeller, Michael Clark, 1938-1961. person
associatedWith Rome, Harold, 1908-1993. person
associatedWith Saunders, Robert J., 1926-. person
associatedWith Schenkel-Hulliger, Lotte. person
associatedWith Schenkel, Rudolf, 1914-. person
associatedWith Scher, Dorothea H. person
associatedWith Schneider, Alexander, 1908-1993. person
associatedWith Swanson, Gloria. person
associatedWith Talbot, Lee M. (Lee Merriam) person
associatedWith Talbot, Martha H. person
associatedWith Thompson, Edward K., 1907-. person
associatedWith Tishman, Paul. person
associatedWith Watts, Alan, 1915-1973. person
associatedWith Wooton, Phil. person
correspondedWith Yourcenar, Marguerite. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York City NY US
United States
Africa
New York City NY US
Subject
Photographers
Actors
Nature photography
Actresses
Photojournalism
Celebrities
Museum Directors
Photojournalists
Documentary photography
Photography of sculpture
World War, 1939-1945--Photography
Architectural photography
African American photographers
Photography of art
Occupation
Photographers
Activity

Person

Birth 1911-04-17

Death 1973-04-07

Americans

German,

French,

English

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