Guide to the Richard Fullerton Photographic Collection


Title:
Richard Fullerton Photographic Collection
Repository:
Wright State University, Special Collections and Archives
Phone: 937-775-2092
http://www.libraries.wright.edu/special/
Creator:
Fullerton, Richard, 1915-1990
Dates:
1850-1989
Bulk dates:
1860-1930
Quantity:
7.0 linear feet
Abstract:
This collection consists of over 2,000 photographs and negatives collected, and in some cases taken by Richard Fullerton, who spent his career in the photography laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The portrait photography in the collection represents predominant photographic processes, portraiture styles, and formats from the second half of the 19th century. The collection contains tintypes, cartes-de-visites, cabinet cards, albumen prints, platinum prints, matte collodion prints, silver gelatin prints, and negatives. Also included is a visual history of Dayton, Ohio with photographs of Dayton railroads and interurban, the local fire departments, Montgomery County Courthouse, Dayton photographers and their studios, Wright Brothers buildings and events, the 1913 flood, street scenes, and aerial photographs. The collection also includes Fullerton's subject files on Dayton history topics, and negatives. Fullerton's family genealogy photographs are included.
Identification:
MS-213
Language:
The records are in English