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This correspondence documents the research Robert Taft undertook in writing his works on the history of American photography. It includes letters he wrote and responses. Correspondents include staff in historical and other collecting institutions, family members of early photographers and expedition members, publishers, and other people researching early U. S. photographers. It also documents some preservation work he did on early photographs. See Taft's photography research notes as Kansas Memory unit 228066.
Creator: Taft, Robert, 1894-1955
Item Number: 221204
Call Number: Robert Taft Coll. #172, Box 11-12, Photography-Correspondence
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 221204
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Photographers
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Teachers
Collections - Manuscript - Taft, Robert
Date - 1920s
Date - 1930s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - Notable People - Remington, Frederic,1861-1909
Thematic Time Period - Great Depression and Dust Bowl, 1929-1941
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters