Guide to the Roy Schultz Collection of Underwood and Underwood Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1330
Creators:
Schultz, Roy
Dates:
1902 - 1918
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.5 Cubic feet
3 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
522 black-and-white silver gelatin photographic prints, and four glass lantern slides, taken for the Underwood & Underwood photography studios. The prints cover subjects in the news during the period of 1902-1918, with particular emphasis on World War I. The World War I images depict numerous aspects of the war, including ordinance, encampments, ships, and the aftermath of battles. The construction of the Panama Canal is also covered in a number of photographs. Other subjects included are agriculture, disasters, and general travel scenes. Among the travel scenes, there are numerous images of New York City.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Schultz was an employee of the Underwood & Underwood firm. Underwood & Underwood supplied the images to the press for use in newspapers.

Administration
Author
NMAH Staff
Restrictions on Access
Collection is unprocessed.
Ownership and Custodial History
Donated to the Archives Center in 2015 by Schultz's grandson, Robert Clark.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Roy Schultz Collection of Underwood and Underwood Photographs, 1902-1918, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

More Information

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ships Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ordnance Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New York (N.Y.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Panama Canal (Panama) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
War Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1914-1918 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1910-1920 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lantern slides Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1900-1910 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Underwood & Underwood Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
https://americanhistory.si.edu/archives