Glenn Carrington photograph collection

Collection Data

Photographs, mainly individual and group studies of men and teenage boys, some with homoerotic overtones, children, women and families as well as images of Glenn Carrington's travels, college days and friends.Some of the homoerotic images are voyeuristic while others display a more sensitive approach. Collection also includes views of wrestling matches, body building contests, film stills of "Dino" with Sal Mineo, soldiers, a graduation ceremony, street and landscape scenes and friends from the U.S. and abroad. Portraits of well known individuals include Langston Hughes and one slide of Julian Bond.
Carrington, C. Glenn, 1904-1975 (Collector)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900 - 1969 (Questionable)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Glenn Carrington Collection
Carrington, C. Glenn, 1904-1975
Carrington, C. Glenn, 1904-1975 -- Social life -- 1930-1969
African American social workers
Book collectors -- United States
African American men
African American teenagers
African American children
African American women
Men -- 1900-1969
Young adults -- 1920-1969
Women -- 1930-1969
Children -- 1930-1969
Strong men -- 1930-1969
Families -- 1930-1969
Wrestling -- United States -- 1950-1959
African American gays
Film stills
Biographical/historical: Social worker, collector, photographer.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Glenn Carrington papers.
Physical Description
Extent: 2332 items (1.8 cu. ft., 8 boxes)
Extent: 1286 photographic prints :silver gelatin, b&w, some hand col. ;24 x 30 cm. or smaller.
Extent: 1 photographic print :albumen ;9 x 12 cm.
Extent: 68 photographic prints :col. ;18 x 13 cm. or smaller.
Extent: 1 printing plate ;7 x 6 cm.
Extent: 722 negatives :b&w, some col. ;25 x 18 cm. or smaller.
Extent: 254 slides :col. ;5 x 5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG087000320-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11527485
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 33d97960-602a-0136-2dbd-21f522645cb7
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