October 24, 1896

By - Systems Librarian October 8th, 2012

Room with a view:

Boys owning cameras should begin at once, before the foliage is entirely gone, to secure views in the vicinity of the School.  The Rector’s annual prizes, awarded last June for the first time, for the most artistic sets of views taken by boys during the year, should stimulate amateurs in the science of photography.

New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography

By - Research & Instruction Librarian May 18th, 2010

Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography edited by Lynne Warren, Routledge, 2006.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 770.9 W25

Photography’s second century is recorded, analyzed and discussed in this new reference set.  Photography is placed in a variety of contexts such as: geography, institutions & exhibitions, inventions and people.  The set offers a glossary of photographic terms, bibliographies and B&W samples of artists work.

Check out entries on: Lotte Jacobi, Bracketing, Impressionism, Dada, and Works Progress Administration.

Looking for more examples of a particular artist’s work?  Try searching the artist’s name in ARTstor.


Helpful for
: Humanities V, Humanities V Research Paper, Humanities IV, Humanities IV Research Paper, Photographers, Art

New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography

By - Research & Instruction Librarian March 30th, 2009

Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian

Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography edited by John Hannavy, Routledge, 2008.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 770.9 H19

Photography’s first century is recorded, analyzed and discussed in this new reference set.  Photography is placed in a variety of contexts such as: geography, institutions & exhibitions, inventions and people.

Check out entries on: Coloring by Hand, Photographic Jewelry and Tourist Photography.

Helpful for: Photography students, Humanities, History, Art Research.

For examples of 21st Century photography, stop by the lower level of the library to view a display of  SPS student photography from Mr. Lemay’s Studio Lighting Alternative Printing class project.