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1. Photographic prints and negatives, 1934-1985

Identifier: SPC.00012.01

Scope and Contents


  • Creation: 1934-1985


Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Materials of printed commercial examples and of handwritten notes are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is partially processed. Most of the photographs and printed examples of commercial works (series 1 and 1.2) are available online through link. Please contact the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library for access to originals; for contact info and current hours, see link


From the Collection: 5600 Sheets (Approximately 5600 sheets (96 linear feet) of photographic prints, printed on 8 in. by 8 in. or 8 in. by 10 in. paper from 2.5 in. x 2.5 in medium format negatives; in sleeves.) : photographic prints ; 8 in. x 10 in.

From the Collection: 7 Boxes (Seven letter document boxes, containing approximately 350 envelopes, each holding 2-10 photographic proof prints and corresponding negatives (approximately 2000 images, total). Contact prints and proofs are in original paper envelopes.) : 7 letter document boxes (approximately 2000 photographic proof prints; photographic negatives) ; 12.5 in. x 5 in. x 10.25 in.

From the Collection: 1 Boxes (1 box of commercial work examples (offprints, brochures, and excerpts)) : 1 letter document box (66 items) ; 12.5 in. x 2.5 in. x 10.25 in.

From the Collection: 5200 Sheets (Approximately 5200 medium format photographic negatives in sleeves) : Approximately 5200 sheets ; 2.5 in. by 2.5 in.

Physical Description

approximately 5,700 photographic prints, 6,000 photographic negatives and 1700 contact print proofs


Prints and corresponding negatives arranged by Sonoma County Library Photograph Collection accession number; contact proof prints and corresponding negatives arranged by alphabetically by topic in seven letter document boxes (12.5" x 5" x 10.25")

Repository Details

Part of the Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library Repository

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