Marian Anderson at Howard University, from "Marian Anderson at Lincoln Memorial" (series) #145 : cellulose acetate photonegative,

Object Details

sova.nmah.ac.0618.s04.06_ref27338
GUID
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89dcafeb8-7e64-404b-884f-ce718e186873
General
Negative box C. Contact proof on 3-image print, 8 x 10 in., in box 81.
Photographer
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Creator
Agfa (Firm)
Names
Howard University
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976
Subseries Creator
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Custom Craft
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Place
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Topic
Academic costume
African American singers -- 1930-1940
Singers -- 1930-1950
Photographer
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Creator
Agfa (Firm)
Culture
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)
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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client / 4.6.1: Black and White Negatives Part 1 / Anderson, Marian
Sponsor
The collection was acquired with assistance from the Eugene Meyer Foundation. Elihu and Susan Rose and the Save America's Treasures program, provided funds to stabilize, organize, store, and create digital surrogates of some of the negatives. Processing and encoding funded by a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.
Extent
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 3-1/4" x 4-1/4".)
Condition
Dimples at edge from film dryer.
Date
April 9, 1939
Archival Repository
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Type
Archival materials
Photographs
Subseries Citation
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
Subseries Rights
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Genre/Form
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Scope and Contents
No ink on negative. Ceremony to award Anderson an honorary degree: Anderson and others wearing caps and gowns, at Howard University. Mordecai Johnson is in the center of the line. "Agfa 5" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Subseries Restrictions
Collection is open for research. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06_ref27338
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NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06
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Record ID
ebl-1564591817151-1564591818319-1
[Marian Anderson at Howard University, from "Marian Anderson at Lincoln Memorial" (series) #145 : cellulose acetate photonegative,] April 9, 1939.