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MS Thr 416

Jeffry, Alix. Alix Jeffry photographs, 1952-1974: Index

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Thr 416
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Jeffry, Alix.
Title: Alix Jeffry photographs,
Date(s): 1952-1974.
Quantity: 1 collection (Circa 60,400 negatives, prints, and slides; (8 file cabinet drawers)
Quantity: Extent is approximate.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: This document is an index to the collection that contains circa 60,000 negatives (35mm, 2x2"), contact sheets, and glossy 8x10" prints, and circa 400 color slides covering productions of Off-Broadway theaters of New York, and celebrities and performers photographed on assignment for the New York Times.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Purchased in 1981.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Alix Jeffry Photographs, 1952-1974 (MS Thr 416). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

Parke-Bernet Galleries, sale catalog, November 1967 (Harvard Theatre Collection, call no. TS 239.542).
Additional papers were received in 2000 (MS Thr 416.1), for which a guide may be found in the Harvard Theatre Collection and in the OASIS database.

Biographical / Historical

Alix Jeffry (born Evelyn Fish; 1929-1993) documented Off-Broadway theatre from her arrival in New York in 1952 through the the mid 1980s. She also worked as a photographer for the Arts and Leisure section of the New York Times, for which she photographed the subjects of feature articles, ca. 1968-1980.

Arrangement

The index is organized into the following groups: Alix Jeffry's arrangement was retained; some sections arranged alphabetically. Drawer 8 (New York Times assignments) arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Collection contains ca. 60,000 negatives (35mm, 2x2"), contact sheets, and glossy 8x10" prints, and ca. 400 color slides. It covers productions of Off-Broadway theaters of New York, and celebrities and performers photographed on assignment for the New York Times.

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