Series 07 - Personal records

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Personal records

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  • Graphic material
  • Textual record

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  • 1950-2018, predominantly 1960-1979 (Creation)

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ca. 1650 photographs : prints, slides, negatives and transparencies
9.4 cm textual records

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(1920 - 1992)

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Series consists of records related to Carter’s family life and travels with Minn Sjolseth, general research, self-published writing projects, and the posthumous management of his estate by Alan and Laila Campbell. Records include photographs taken by Carter, research photographs and articles, drafts by Carter and Alan Campbell, self-published materials, notes and poetry, correspondence, various certificates and licenses, and scrapbooks. The series also includes files that contain personal photographs mixed with photographs from publications documented in other series in this fonds. Wherever possible, links have been made to the relevant file in other series.

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Original order has been maintained within the files, meaning that personal photographs and photographs related to Carter's publications that were filed together by the creator or donor have been kept together. In the case where materials in the file relate to a specific publication represented by another series or file in this fonds, links have been made at the file level to relevant files in other series.

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161 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
126 photographs : col. slides ; 6 x 6 cm
6 photographs : col. slides ; 10 x 12.5 cm.
184 photographs : b&w slides ; 35 mm
ca. 1000 photographs : b&w negatives ; 35 mm.
8 photographs : b&w negatives ; 6 x 6 cm
160 photographs : b&w and col. ; 28 x 35 cm or smaller.
7 photographs : b&w and col., mounted ; 41 x 51 cm and smaller

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Created April 2019 by Alexandra Alisauskas.

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