Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.
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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.
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
The collection was acquired with assistance from the Eugene Meyer Foundation. Elihu and Susan Rose and the Save America's Treasures program, provided funds to stabilize, organize, store, and create digital surrogates of some of the negatives. Processing and encoding funded by a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.
Shaker authority Faith Andrews answers questions from the audience at the Shaker Museum, Old Chatham, N.Y. Moderating the discussion is James C. Thomas, director of the Shaker Village, Pleasant Hill, Ky. Andrews provides reminiscences of the Shakers, and her and her husband's accomplishments preserving Shaker culture.
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Fairfield, Conn. : Fairfield University.
Also in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Faith Andrews conducted by Robert Brown, 1982 January 14-April 23.
Donated 1984 by Fairfield University.
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