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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Helen Foster Snow negatives, approximately 1875-1991

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2219 Series 5 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains negatives and copy negatives of various sizes for the photographs found throughout the Helen Foster Snow photographs series. Box 177 contains negatives #1-3610, Box 197 contains negatives #3627-9621, box 200 contains negatives #9267-9705, box 201 contains negatives in larger sleeves from #448-9355, and box 163 contains various other negatives, mostly from the higher range of photograph numbers. Box 195 and 196 contain glass slide negatives for #11,143-11, 248. Materials date from...
Dates: approximately 1875-1991

Helen Foster Snow photographs distributed by Magnum Photos, Inc., approximately 1933-1937

Identifier: MSS 2219 Series 5 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs taken during Helen's time as a photojournalist in China and distributed by Magnum Photos, Inc. Duplicates of these photographs are also found throughout the subseries "Helen Foster Snow photographs of Asia." Also included are photocopies of the original typed captions for the photographs. Materials dated 1933 to 1940.

Dates: approximately 1933-1937

Helen Foster Snow photographs from Asia, approximately 1902-1949, approximately 1970-1987, bulk: 1931-1940

Identifier: MSS 2219 Series 5 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Photographs taken by or collected by Helen Foster Snow during her time as a photojournalist in China during the rise of the Chinese Communist Party. Also includes photographs of Helen Foster Snow and husband Edgar Snow on their trips to Bali, the Philippines, and various locations in China. Photographs dated 1970 and later are mainly from Helen’s trips back to China, one of which was with Tim Considine in 1978, and many of which are slides. Materials span 1902 to 1949, and 1970 to 1987, with...
Dates: approximately 1902-1949; approximately 1970-1987; Majority of material found within 1931-1940