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University of Pennsylvania papers concerning Eadweard Muybridge's studies on animal locomotion, 1886-1901

Creator:
Muybridge, Eadweard James, 1830-1904
Subject:
Muybridge, Eadweard
University of Pennsylvania
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.1 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Printed matter (1885-1890), receipts, and certificates (1888-1899) include the prospectus and final publication of ANIMAL LOCOMOTION (1887), the Library of Congress register of copyright, clippings, and insurance certificates. Correspondence (1886-1901) generally relates to the University's effort to sell the equipment after the project's completion and contains 17 letters from Muybridge.
Citation:
University of Pennsylvania papers concerning Eadweard Muybridge's studies on animal locomotion, 1886-1901. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4399 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Location of Originals:
Originals in University of Pennsylvania Archives.
Loan:
Loan
Related Materials:
University of Pennsylvania papers on Eadweard Muybridge; Also located at; International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, N.Y.
Biography Note:
Muybridge contracted with the University of Pennsylvania in 1883 to conduct and publish animal locomotion studies.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1990 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Photography
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographers
Photography
Photography
Photography
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10257
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213390
AAA_collcode_muybeadw
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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