• Title
    Tony Ray-Jones Archive
  • Reference
  • Production date
    1906 - 1999
  • Creator
    • Holroyd Anthony Ray-JonesBiography
  • Scope and Content
    This collection is the extensive archive of British photographer Tony Ray-Jones. The archive primarily comprises a substantial amount of photographic materials relating to Ray-Jones' photography, including approximately 700 black and white photographic prints, 1700 35mm rolls of film, 2700 black and white contact sheets, one portfolio containing 10 prints and 600 boxes of Ektachrome and/or Kodachrome transparencies. Photography projects documented in the archive include A Day Off, Old English Customs, Extremists and Gurus. The archive includes photography taken during Ray-Jones' time living in both the UK and the USA. As well as the photographic materials in the archive, the collection includes notebooks, publications owned by and featuring Tony Ray-Jones, press cuttings, exhibition catalogues and a small amount of photographic equipment.
  • Extent
    16 shelves of material
  • Physical description
  • Language
  • Archival history
    This archive was acquired by the National Science and Media Museum in 1993. It was transferred directly from Anna Ray Jones, daughter of Tony Ray Jones, with whom it had been previously in custody.
  • Level of description
  • Repository name
    National Science and Media Museum, Bradford
  • Subject
  • Conditions governing access
    Access is given in accordance with the NSMM access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through the museum’s Insight facility.
  • Conditions governing Reproduction
    Copies may be supplied of items in the collection, provided that the copying process used does not damage the item or is not detrimental to its preservation. Copies will be supplied in accordance with the NSMM’s terms and conditions for the supply and reproduction of copies, and the provisions of any relevant copyright legislation.
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  • System of arrangement
    This archive is sub-divided into series' based on type of material, which reflects the order the collection was kept in prior to this cataloguing work. It is not known if the archive's original order has been disturbed between acquisition (1993) and cataloguing (2018).
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