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Photography

Libraries

Art & Architecture Library

Holdings in art, architecture, and design include twentieth century ephemera, architectural treatises, and artists’ books. 

Course guides

Course number Term Guide Instructor
PWR 2PB Spring 2013 The Power of Political Photography Bator, P.

Notable collections

Steve Jobs, 1986

Photojournalism, fine art documentary work, and commercial photography capture the people and places of an emerging Silicon Valley.

Stanford family

More than 16,000 images documenting Stanford University and its founders.

This is the collection of former Yale professor Herbert Matter, known for his films, photography, and experimental art printing.

Leigh Ortenburger was an American mountaineer and photographer.

This collection includes original Muybridge glass plate negatives and prints, as well as modern day copy prints of his photographs.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Correspondence, blueprints, drawings, photographs, and other records relating to the planning, design and construction of the campus home of Professor and Mrs. Paul R. Hanna designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Law School

Photographs of Stanford University buildings done by Baer for the architects for the University.

Cesar Chavez, 1973

The Bob Fitch photography archive is the complete archive of activist photographer Bob Fitch of Watsonville, California.

Subject Librarians

Head, Art & Architecture Library
(650) 725-1038
Head of Special Collections & Frances and Charles Field Curator of Special Collections
(650) 387-6816