select list of electronic resources on photography

American Memory, Library of Congress. More than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical Library of Congress collections. The primary source and archival materials relating in the project cover topics from art and architecture to performing arts to technology and applied sciences.


American Museum of Photography. 5,000 images from daguerreotype portraits to Ansel Adams.

AP Multimedia Archive UCB Only | Includes Associated Press's current-year photo report and a selection from a 50-million image print and negative library dating from 1844-present. Currently contains about 700,000 photos, most of which are contemporary images made since late 1995.

Art History Resources on the Web: Photography. A major listing of photography-related websites compiled by Christopher L. C. E. Witcombe, Professor, Dept of Art History, Sweet Briar College, Virginia.

ARTstor UCB Only | A repository of more than 700,000 digital images and associated catalog data. The collection is designed to be used by students and faculty for teaching and research in art history, as well as many other disciplines. Includes several collections such as: The Mellon International Dunhuang Archive; Native American Art and Culture from the Smithsonian; the Hartill Archive of Architecture and Allied Arts, etc. Searchable by artist, subject, etc.

California Museum of Photography, UC Riverside. Search their permanent or recent acquisitions, with digital images.

George Eastman House Photography Collections Online. A digital image sampling from their collection, searchable by photographer, subject, type, etc.

Helios, Photography Online. Collection of more than 1500 images from the Smithsonian American Art Museum Photography Collection.

Luna Insight Collections. Selection of images from 7 California museums and libraries. Includes the Dorothea Lange collection, Oakland Museum, among other photographs. [Note: This collection is part of the UC Image Service and can be viewed in two ways: the Insight Browser allows users to view the collection using a web browser; the Luna Insight software provides greater functionality but must be downloaded.]

NYPL Digital Library. Provides access to over 640,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.

PhotoForum's List of Photo Web Pages. A gateway site compiled by Andrew Davidhazy, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY. Grouped into 12 sub-directories, including museums, galleries, exhibitions, and cultural institutions; and photographic societies and associations.