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Will Connell Negatives
1990.0024  
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Description
The collection contains approximately 15,000 negatives and prints along with individual periodicals, personal notes, technical photographic books, manuscripts, and photographic equipment, made or used by Will Connell. Connell photographed virtually every industry in California at the time. He also completed a number of literary projects and artistic endeavors.
Background
Will Connell began his professional career in the late 1920s in California. Publications employing Connell include: Allyear Club, Touring Topics (later Westways), Better Homes & Gardens, Colliers, Weekly Cosmopolitan, Country Gentlemen, Life, Successful Farming, Sunset, Time, U.S. Camera, Woman's Day, Woman's Home Companion, and Vogue.
Extent
36 linear feet
Restrictions
Images may be considered for publication with advanced, written permission. UCR/California Museum of Photography assists the Connell family in the administration of Will Connell's copyright.
Availability
Original negatives are available by appointment, but must be handled by the Curator of Collections. Images should be requested by their print identification numbers.