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GAF Records

Source:
GAF Corporation  Search this
Names:
Agfa (Firm)  Search this
Ansco Company  Search this
Anthony, Edward A.  Search this
Anthony, Edward A.  Search this
Former owner:
GAF Corporation  Search this
Extent:
3 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Black-and-white photographs
Business records
Clippings
Histories
Legal documents
Newsletters
Price lists
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Date:
1939-1963
Summary:
The collection consists of historical and business records for ANSCO, a company now owned by GAF (General Aniline and Film Corporation).
Content Description:
Collection includes business correspondence, some of it regarding a collection of Matthew B. Brady photographs; photographs, mostly of the company's products, biographical information on Edward A. Anthony, who started Anthony & Scovill, which merged with AGFA in 1928; multiple written accounts of the history of the company; trade literature; catalogs; price lists; company newsletters; scholarly journals; legal documents; and clippings. There is a small number of papers relating to Edward A. Anthony's first company, Anthony and Co., dating back to 1877.
Provenance:
Collection donated to the Photographic History Collections of the National Museum of American History, by GAF. Transferred to the Archives Center in 2019.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Camera industry  Search this
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century  Search this
Photographic film industry  Search this
Scholarly periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Business records -- 20th century
Clippings -- 20th century
Histories
Legal documents -- 20th century
Newsletters -- 20th century
Price lists
Trade catalogs
Trade literature -- 20th century
Citation:
GAF Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1476
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1476

Instant : the story of Polaroid / Christopher Bonanos

Author:
Bonanos, Christopher  Search this
Subject:
Polaroid Corporation  Search this
Physical description:
92 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2012
Topic:
Photographic industry--History  Search this
Photographic film industry--History  Search this
Camera industry--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1004933

The chemist in the photographic industry / by O. F. Bloch

Author:
Bloch, Olaf  Search this
Physical description:
18 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1927
Topic:
Photographic chemistry  Search this
Photographic film industry  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_510879

The story of Kodak / Douglas Collins

Author:
Collins, Douglas 1945-  Search this
Subject:
Eastman Kodak Company History  Search this
Physical description:
392 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1990
Topic:
Photographic industry--History  Search this
Photographic film industry--History  Search this
Camera industry--History  Search this
Call number:
HD9708.U64E273 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_400852

Kodacolor manual : a manual describing the processing and finishing of Kodacolor film and the making of color prints therefrom on Kodak color print material, type C

Author:
Eastman Kodak Company  Search this
Physical description:
ca. 450 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1955
C1955
Topic:
Photography--Printing processes--Handbooks, manuals, etc  Search this
Photography--Films--Handbooks, manuals, etc  Search this
Photographic films industry  Search this
Call number:
TR330 .K76 1955
TR330.K76 1955
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_311917

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