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Scurlock Studio Records, Series 7: Black-and-White Color Separation Negatives and Matrices

Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Names:
Howard University -- 20th century  Search this
DuBois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963  Search this
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915  Search this
Extent:
7 boxes
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Dye transfer process
Color separation negatives
Photographs -- 20th century
Matrices, color separation
Studio portraits
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- Small business -- 20th century
Shaw (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
1955-1957
Summary:
The Scurlock photographic studio was a fixture in the Shaw area of Washington, D.C. from 1911 to 1994, and encompassed two generations of photographers, Addison N. Scurlock (1883-1964) and his sons George H. (1920- 2005) and Robert S. (1916-1994). Series 7 consists of black-and-white color separation negatives and a booklet about how to process black-and-white color separation negatives. An overview to the entire Scurlock collection is available here: Scurlock Studio Records
Scope and Contents note:
The materials in the series are black-and-white color separation negatives and a booklet about how to process black-and-white color separation negatives. The materials are arranged into three subseries: clients, subjects, and the booklet.

The materials document orders placed at the Scurlock Studio by clients and individuals and organizations that could be identified but not connected to a specific order. The materials also document negatives categorized by subjects because there was no known client or identifiable individual or organization. The subjects represented are individual portrait sittings and groups, and unidentified people.
Arrangement note:
Arranged in 2 subseries.

7.1: Clients Black-and-White Color Separation Negatives

7.2: Subjects Black-and-White Color Separation Negatives
Biographical/Historical note:
The Scurlock photographic studio was a fixture in the Shaw area of Washington, D.C. from 1911 to 1994, and encompassed two generations of photographers, Addison N. Scurlock (1883-1964) and his sons George H. (1920- 2005) and Robert S. (1916-1994). More...
Forms Part Of:
This series forms part of the Scurlock Studio Records group.

Scurlock Studio Records

Series 1: Black and White Photographs

Series 2: Color Photographs

Series 3: Framed Prints

Series 4: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives

Series 5: Color Negatives

Series 6: Color Transparencies, Slides, and Other Formats

Series 7: Black-and-White Color Separation Negatives and Matrices

Series 8: Scurlock Studio Business Records

Series 9: Custom Craft Business Records

Series 10: Capitol School of Photography

Series 11: Washington Stock

Series 12: Background Materials and Publications
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Segregation  Search this
Commercial photography -- 20th century -- Washington (D.C)  Search this
African American photographers  Search this
African American entertainers -- 20th century  Search this
African Americans -- History -- 20th century  Search this
Photography -- 20th century -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Politicians -- 20th century  Search this
Portraits -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Dye transfer process
Color separation negatives
Photographs -- 20th century
Matrices, color separation
Studio portraits
Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0618.S07
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Scurlock Studio Records, Series 7: Black-and-White Color Separation Negatives and Matrices
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s07

Clients Black-and-White Color Separation Negatives

Series Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1955-1957
Scope and Contents note:
The subseries clients contains black-and-white color separation negatives. The materials are arranged by clients' last names in alphabetical order. The materials document the orders by placed by clients of the Scurlock Studio and individuals and organizations that cannot be tied to a specific order but were identifiable. The subjects represent individual and group portraits and events.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Series Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0618.S07, Subseries 7.1
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Series 7: Black-and-White Color Separation Negatives and Matrices
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s07-ref15

Subjects Black-and-White Color Separation Negatives

Series Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
The subseries subjects contains black-and-white color separation negatives. The materials are arranged in alphabetical order and document unidentified people and subjects that could not be tied to a specific order. The majority of subjects represented are unidentified people, art, buildings, and Washington, D. C.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Series Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0618.S07, Subseries 7.2
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Series 7: Black-and-White Color Separation Negatives and Matrices
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s07-ref55

[View of canal. Stereo photonegative, ca. 1905.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Date:
1905
ca 1905
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Canals  Search this
Color photography  Search this
Local number:
RSN 614
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_141318

[River in country setting, Ireland. Stereo photonegative,] 1905

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Stereoscopic photographs
Photographs
Place:
Ireland
Date:
1905
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Color photography  Search this
Rivers  Search this
Local number:
RSN 2013
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_142733

[Philippines] : [stereo photonegative.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3 3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Philippines
Date:
1905
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Carriages  Search this
Horses  Search this
Streets  Search this
Color photography  Search this
Local number:
RSN 4963
Video number 03747
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_144776

[Philippines] [stereo photonegative.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3 3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Philippines
Date:
1905
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Boats  Search this
Bridges  Search this
Canals  Search this
Color photography  Search this
Local number:
RSN 4965
Video number 03749
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_144778

[Rustic homes in Philippine Islands.] Stereo photonegative

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Philippines
Date:
1905
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Boats  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Color photography  Search this
Local number:
RSN 4972
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_144785

Gossip over the Teacups. [Active no. 5426 : stereo photonegative.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Date:
1895
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Color photography  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Tea  Search this
Wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Photography, Humorous  Search this
Local number:
RSN 5540
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_145327

Gossip over the Teacups. [Active no. 5426, variant? Stereo photonegative.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Date:
1905
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Dwellings  Search this
Tea  Search this
Wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Photography, Humorous  Search this
Color photography  Search this
Local number:
RSN 5541
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_145328

[Two goat carts in city park : Stereo photonegative.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1895
1921
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Color photography  Search this
Carts  Search this
Goats  Search this
Parks  Search this
Local number:
RSN 67
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_140778

[Interior view of empty church : stereo photonegative], 1908

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Photographer:
Crosby & Co.?  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1908
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Church buildings  Search this
Color photography  Search this
Local number:
RSN 77
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_140787

[Boat under river bridge in New York City. Stereoscopic photonegative.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Publisher?:
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
New York (State)
Date:
1895
1920
1900-1910
1890-1920
Topic:
Bridges  Search this
Rivers  Search this
Boats  Search this
Color photography  Search this
Local number:
RSN 85
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_140795

The Tampa Bay Hotel, Tampa. Fla. [Active no. 816 : stereo photonegative.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Subject:
Tampa Bay Hotel (Tampa, Florida)  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Florida
Tampa (Fla.)
Date:
1895
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Color photography  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Hotels, taverns, etc  Search this
Local number:
RSN 535
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_141240

[View from mid-river of trees on shore.] Stereo photonegative

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Publisher?:
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Florida
Date:
1895
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Color photography  Search this
Trees  Search this
Rivers  Search this
Local number:
RSN 538
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_141243

[Full view of building with one tower, Florida : Stereo photonegative.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Place:
Florida
Date:
1895
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Color photography  Search this
Streets  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Carriages  Search this
Horses  Search this
Local number:
RSN 553
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_141258

[Side view of coastline and ocean.] Stereo photonegative

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Seascapes
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Florida
Date:
1895
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Trees  Search this
Color photography  Search this
Local number:
RSN 558
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_141263

[Rugged geological formation in park : stereo photonegative,] 1904

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
Photographer:
White, C. W  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Yellowstone National Park
Date:
1904
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Color photography  Search this
Formations (Geology)  Search this
Parks  Search this
Local number:
RSN 869
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_141586

[Rugged geological formation in park : stereo photonegative,] 1904

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Photographer:
White, C. W  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Yellowstone National Park
Date:
1904
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Color photography  Search this
Formations (Geology)  Search this
Parks  Search this
Tourists  Search this
Local number:
RSN 875
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_141592

[Roadways near tourist hotel : stereo photonegative,] 1904

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Barnes Crosby and Co  Search this
H.C. White Co  Search this
Photographer:
White, C. W  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 3-3/4" x 7"
Type:
Color separation negatives
Landscapes (representations)
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Yellowstone National Park
Date:
1904
1890-1920
1900-1910
Topic:
Color photography  Search this
Taverns (Inns)  Search this
Parks  Search this
Roads  Search this
Tourists  Search this
Local number:
RSN 884
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_141601

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