William T. Clark photographic collection, 1920s-1930s

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1920-1939

GUSN

GUSN-171272

Description

The William T. Clark Photographic Collection consists of nearly 500 glass plate negatives documenting local businesses, residences, and streets in Boston and its suburbs. The collection also includes several hundred original prints.

Source: Guide to the Library and Archives, 11.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
interior views
houses
streetscapes
commercial buildings
suburbs
glass (material)
dwellings
black-and-white prints (photographs)
black-and-white negatives
photographic plates

Physical Description

ca. 200 photographic prints : black-and-white
ca. 500 glass plate negatives : black-and-white

Collection Code

PC020

Collection Name

William T. Clark photographic collection, 1920s-1930s

Reference Code

PC020

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Clark, William T. (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
black-and-white negatives
photographic plates

Other Organizations

Soule Photograph Co.

Subjects

Architectural photography

Description Level

Collection

Historical/Biographical Note

Historical/Biographical Note

William T. Clark was a Boston photographer who maintained an independent practice, specializing in architectural photography, in the 1920s and 1930s. Prior to this, he had been employed by the Soule Art Photo Company.

Source: Guide to the Library and Archives, 11.