University of Pennsylvania papers concerning Eadweard Muybridge's studies on animal locomotion, 1886-1901
Muybridge, Eadweard James, 1830-1904
University of Pennsylvania
Place of publication, production, or execution:
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.
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.
University of Pennsylvania papers concerning Eadweard Muybridge's studies on animal locomotion, 1886-1901. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
University of Pennsylvania papers on Eadweard Muybridge; Also located at; International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, N.Y.
Muybridge contracted with the University of Pennsylvania in 1883 to conduct and publish animal locomotion studies.
Microfilmed in 1990 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
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