Inge Morath Photographs and Papers: collection reference at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University

Year Coverage: 
1958 to 2012
Description: 

The collection consists of the photographic archive and related papers of Inge Morath that chiefly documents her work as a photographer chiefly with Magnum Photos from the early 1950s through her death. Photographic material in the collection includes contact sheets, color slides, and photographic prints.
Her documentary photographs depict people and events in a wide range of countries, including Austria, China, England, France, Germany, India, Italy, Romania, Russia, Spain, and Tunisia, as well as throughout Mexico and the United States.
The collection includes examples of her portrait studies of public figures, including Yul Brynner, Alexander Calder, Alberto Giacometti, Dustin Hoffman, Henry Moore, Anaìˆs Nin, Pablo Picasso, Andrei Voznesensky, and Yevgeny Yevtushenko. It also includes projects with her longtime collaborator, artist Saul Steinberg.
Papers in the collection include story lists, captions, notebooks, general files, and publicity related chiefly to her photography. The collection also includes audiovisual material, electronic files, and artifacts.
A group of printed material accompanies the collection and consists of an incomplete set of her monographs, as well as works related to travel, languages, and other subjects.
The collection also chronicles her personal life, including her marriage and family with playwright Arthur Miller, and provides ancillary documentation of his work.