Imogen Cunningham papers 1903-1991

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Imogen Cunningham papers, 1903-1991

Imogen Cunningham papers 1903-1991

The papers of photographer and teacher Imogen Cunningham, date from 1903 to 1991. The collection measures 5.5 feet of material, including correspondence, business and financial records, writings, printed matter, and photographs, and provides a good overview of Cunningham's life and career.

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