Doris Ulmann Papers,1930-1976

Descriptive Summary

Doris Ulmann Papers,1930-1976
Ulmann, Doris, 1884-1934
.8 lin. ft.
Women -- Photographers
Appalachia -- Photographers
Appalachia -- Description and travel
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
Berea College

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Ulmann was born and lived in New York City but traveled through eastern Kentucky and other parts of Appalachia to take photographs in the 1920s and 1930s. On her death, she bequeathed photographs and money to Berea College.
Scope and Content
These include correspondence between Ulmann and John Jacob Niles, Ulmann's will, organizational and legal papers related to the Doris Ulmann Foundation, clippings and articles concerning Ulmann, correspondence about her photographs, and copy negatives (ca. 300 items) of her prints.
Requests for use of the photographs must be made to the chairperson of the Berea College Art Department.
Unpublished inventory/register.