WorldCat Identities

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

Overview
Works: 393 works in 588 publications in 1 language and 18,807 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Catalogs  History  Exhibition catalogs  Illustrations  Periodicals  Exhibition, pictorial works  Caricatures and cartoons  Designs and plans  Photographs 
Roles: Editor, Other, Creator
Classifications: E178.5, 973.0222
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Most widely held works by Library of Congress
A Century of photographs, 1846-1946 by Library of Congress ( Book )
7 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Articles originally published in the Quarterly journal of the Library of Congress, prints and photos division
America's yesterdays : images of our lost past discovered in the photographic archives of the Library of Congress by Oliver Jensen ( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walker Evans: photographs for the Farm Security Administration, 1935-1938; a catalog of photographic prints available from the Farm Security Administration collection in the Library of Congress by Library of Congress ( Book )
7 editions published between 1973 and 1983 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
America preserved : a checklist of historic buildings, structures, and sites ( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American prints in the Library of Congress; a catalog of the collection by Library of Congress ( Book )
9 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Graphic sampler by Library of Congress ( Book )
4 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thesaurus for graphic materials by Library of Congress ( Book )
7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Descriptive terms for graphic materials : genre and physical characteristic headings by Helena Zinkham ( Book )
6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A talent for detail : the photographs of Miss Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1889-1910 by Frances Benjamin Johnston ( Book )
3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For the common good the Library of Congress Flickr pilot project by Library of Congress ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Executive Summary: "The Library of Congress, like many cultural heritage organizations, faces a number of challenges as it seeks to increase discovery and use of its collections. A major concern is making historical and special format materials easier to find in order to be useful for educational and other pursuits. At the same time, resources are limited to provide detailed descriptions and historical context for the many thousands of items in research collections. . . .This project significantly increased the reach of Library content and demonstrated the many kinds of creative interactions that are possible when people can access collections within their own Web communities. The contribution of additional information to thousands of photographs was invaluable."
LC thesaurus for graphic materials : topical terms for subject access by Elisabeth Betz Parker ( Book )
5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catalog of the ... National Exhibition of Prints Made during the Current Year, held ... at the Library of Congress by National Exhibition of Prints Made during the Current Year (U.S.) ( )
in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Framing the West : the survey photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan ( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first major publication on O'Sullivan in more than 30 years, this book offers a new aesthetic and formal interpretation of O'Sullivan's photographs and assesses his influence on the larger photographic canon
Capital drawings : architectural designs for Washington, D.C., from the Library of Congress ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Over the past ten years, the Library of Congress has catalogued more than forty thousand drawings, prints, and photographs that capture important developments in the growth of Washington, D.C., and its greater metropolitan area, including Virginia and Maryland. This volume, a guide to the library's massive collection, offers an introduction to its content and a celebration of the ambitious project of designing the nation's capital." "Capital Drawings features some of Washington's most important buildings, monuments, and memorials - the United States Capitol, the White House, and the Vietnam Memorial - as well as anonymous structures of everyday life and ambitious projects that were never built. These newly available documents tell the story of the capital's planning and growth."--BOOK JACKET
Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 : a catalog of copy negatives made from originals selected from the Mathew B. Brady Collection in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress by Library of Congress ( Book )
10 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Photographs, 1933-1967 by Toni Frissell ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
And throughout her career, her talent and personal magnetism allowed her to capture unprecedented candid portraits of a fantastically broad spectrum of personalities - Winston Churchill, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Elizabeth Taylor and Mike Todd, and a host of others
The colonial art of Latin America : a collection of slides & photographs by Library of Congress ( Book )
5 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catalog of the Gardiner Greene Hubbard collection of engravings : presented to the Library of Congress by Mrs. Gardiner Greene Hubbard by Library of Congress ( Book )
2 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pictorial Americana; a select list of photographic negatives in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress by Library of Congress ( Book )
7 editions published between 1945 and 1955 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Library of Congress. Archive of Hispanic Culture
Library of Congress. Division of Fine Art
Library of Congress. Division of Fine Arts
Library of Congress. Division of Prints
Library of Congress. Prints & Photographs Division
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Library of Congress. Research Service. Prints and Photographs Division
Library of Congress. Research Services. Prints and Photographs Division
Prints and Photographs Division.
United States. Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division
United States Prints and Photographs Division
Languages
English (151)
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