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Documentary photography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:


Archive of Daniel Meadows, photographer and social documentarist

Archive of Daniel Meadows, British photographer and social documentarist, 1969-2014.
Extents: 25.52 Linear metres (233 boxes, 248 digital shelfmarks)
Dates: 1969-2022, n.d.

Archive of Frederick Augustus Christal

Research notes and office diaries of Frederick Christal (1921-2006), sanitarian.
Extents: 1.05 Linear metres (7 boxes)
Dates: 1949-1982

Archive of Helen Muspratt

Correspondence, papers and photographs of Oxford-based studio and documentary photographer Helen Muspratt (1907-2001) including material gathered for a book about her work by her daughter Jessica Sutcliffe.
Extents: 31.531 Linear metres (97 boxes)
Dates: 1900-2016

Collection of prints and maquettes by Arturo Soto

Prints and maquettes from the series A Certain Logic of Expectations, in which Arturo Soto photographs the liminal spaces of the city of Oxford. Soto aims to document a counter-narrative of the city that resists the overbearing iconography of the university. The work challenges the city's established narratives of tradition, influence, and power. Soto's visual narrative is structured around several thematic strands: notions of home and homelessness, the looming…
Extents: 0.5 Linear metres (7 boxes)
Dates: 2015-2021

The Hyman Collection of British Photographs

One hundred prints of 20th century British photographers donated by Claire and James Hyman.
Extents: 1.0 Linear metre (9 boxes)
Dates: 1928-1994
Single Item

Photographs by Markéta Luskačová documenting the Oxford Schools Sculpture Project

32 black and white silver bromide photographs documenting the Oxford Schools Sculpture Project by Markéta Luskačová. Commissioned in 1983 by the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford and exhibited at MOMA between 1 April and 20 May 1984. Also included are various documents relating to the project.
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1983-1984
Single Item

Portfolio of photographs by Chloe Dewe Mathews from the series Caspian: The Elements

A portfolio of photographs from the series Caspian: The Elements by Chloe Dewe Mathews. Taken between 2010 and 2015 in Iran, Southern Russia and Azerbaijan, as part of a body of work that took the photographer around the communities and towns around the Caspian. Dewe Mathews also visited Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan. Her work shows how everyday life in the region is tangled with the sea, and surrounding land, and rich mineral resources. She found lives driven by…
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 2010-2021
Single Item

Silver gelatine print by Henri Cartier-Bresson and associated documents

'Sunday on the Banks of the River Seine'; a silver gelatine print by Henri Cartier-Bresson; signed and dedicated to Dr. Hazel Rossotti, as thanks for her nomination of Cartier-Bresson for an honorary doctorate at Oxford University. Also included are the order of proceedings from the 1975 Encaenia ceremony and transcripts of the address that the university orator John G. Griffith gave to Cartier-Bresson.
Extents: 1 box
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1974-1975; 1938-1975

Small Town Inertia by J.A. Mortram

Photographs, writings, audio, and video content from J.A. Mortram's project Small Town Inertia, a documentary study of the impact of austerity on the people living around Dereham in Norfolk.
Extents: 0.5 Linear metres (4 boxes)
Dates: 2006-2023
Single Item

Two photographs of the Tiananmen Square protests

Two photographs of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing, taken by Edgar Huang. Mounted on black board, with a description written on the reverse by the photographer.
Shelfmark: MS. 22903 photogr.
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1989