Cinema and Photography Photograph Collections, 1972-1982
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Brief Description: The Cinema and Photography Photograph Collection consists of photographs created by Southern Illinois University students, primarily for course 418 "Documentary Photography" taught by William Horrell.  There is estimated to be roughly 1,000 images, the bulk of which are dated 1972-1982 with some undated.  The photographs are of Southern Illinois, covering numerous subjects throughout the region including local towns, agriculture and farms, houses, people, industry, and cemeteries.  A few folders contain photographs taken by Gary Kolb, former SIU faculty in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts.
Held at:
Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
605 Agriculture Dr.
MC 6632
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-453-2516
Fax: 618-453-3451
Email: speccoll [at]
Record Series Number: 2/3/UAPH 03
Volume: 5.0 Cubic Feet
Acquired: This collection is made up of accession numbers 37, 71, 72, 244, 252-257, 259, 261, and 265-267.
Arrangement: The photographs contained in this collection are sorted alphabetically by photographer's name.  As accessions were accrued over the years, they were alphabetized separately as opposed to being integrated into the original alphabetical arrangement.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.
Subject Index
Kaskaskia River (Ill.)
Genres/Forms of Material
Agriculture - Illinois - Photographs
Anna (Ill.) - Photographs
Breese (Ill.) - Photographs
Business enterprises - Illinois - Photographs
Carbondale (Ill.) - Photographs
Cemeteries - Illinois - Photographs
Christopher (Ill.) - Photographs
Cities and towns - Illinois - Photographs
Du Quoin (Ill.) - Photographs
Dwellings - Illinois - Photographs
Farmers - Illinois - Photographs
Flood damage - Illinois - Photographs
New Athens (Ill.) - Photographs
Oil well drilling rigs - Illinois - Photographs
Restaurants - Illinois - Photographs
Service stations - Illinois - Photographs
West Frankfort (Ill.) - Photographs
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Finding Aid Revisions: The collection was originally arranged into 19 boxes.  The collection was rehoused by Matt Gorzalski in November 2012, and the finding aid was updated to reflect the new arrangement with enhanced description.