Carl Van Vechten photograph collection, 1930s-1950s.

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Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964. Carl Van Vechten photograph collection, 1930s-1950s.

Carl Van Vechten photograph collection, 1930s-1950s.

This collection consists of approximately 800 black and white photographs created by Carl Van Vechten. Most of these are prints in post card format, with handwritten captions and notes by the photographer, and many of the post cards were sent through the mail to Sandy Campbell in New York City. The photographs are predominantly formal portraits of acclaimed actors, singers, dancers, artists, writers, playwrights, athletes, and other individuals. Fourteen of the photographs are larger format prints; one is framed.

4.5 linear feet (4 boxes)

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Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

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Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...