Notes from a Photograph Collection

Although the Oliver F. Atkins Photograph Collection contains tens of thousands of prints, negatives, and slides, there is also a small amount of papers that consist of handwritten notes, correspondence, and caption guidance forms.  These documents assist with identification, such as the Ku Klux Klan photographs from December 1965 for Continue Reading

Arthur E. Scott finding aid now available

Some of photojournalist/photohistorian Arthur E. Scott’s most fascinating subjects are United States Senators and Presidents, including Barry Goldwater, Gerald Ford, and Richard Nixon.  Scott also documented the Washington, D.C. area’s most important landmarks, like the U.S. Capitol Building and Arlington National Cemetery.  Check out the complete finding aid for the Continue Reading