George Robert Swain photographs and papers: circa 1870-1947 (bulk 1913-1947)
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Title: George Robert Swain photographs and papers
Creator: Swain, George Robert, 1866-1947
Dates: circa 1870-1947 (Majority of material found within 1913-1947)
Extent: 20 linear feet (in 34 boxes), 1 oversize folder
University of Michigan staff photographer, 1913-1947 and commercial photographer in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Collection includes some manuscript material but is primarily photographic prints and negatives made by Swain. Photo subjects include university buildings, faculty, and student activities, archeological expeditions to the Near East and, Ann Arbor scenes and landscapes form his travels in the western United States and Canada.
Call number: 86169 Aa 2; UAm; UAx
Language: The materials are in English.
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
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Finding aid prepared by: Michigan Historical Collections Staff, 1984 Kathy Steiner, 1996