Morris Huberland

Collection Data

Over 9,000 photographic negatives by Morris Huberland (1909-2003) dating from the 1940s through the 1980s. The collection focuses largely on images of New York City and its inhabitants, featuring such locations as Lincoln Center, Washington Square, Central Park, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rockefeller Center, Coney Island, and the World Trade Center. Jewish life and culture are also recurrent themes, including images of synagogues and historically Jewish neighborhoods such as Manhattan's Lower East Side, the Fairfax District of Los Angeles, and Kensington Market in Toronto, as well as photographs taken in Israel. The collection is a mix of street and documentary photography and more personal and family-oriented photographs. Experimental montage and still life images are included as well.
Huberland, Morris, 1909- (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940 - 1990 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
New York (N.Y.)
Street photography
Content: Titles were generated from labels written on the negatives' sleeves by the photographer. In some cases, the title may not reflect the subject of the image.
Acquisition: The Morris Huberland Collection of Negatives, 2000
Physical Description
Gelatin silver film negatives
Type of Resource
Still image
TMS Object Number: 100PH002
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1a0528c0-0d47-0133-a1f0-58d385a7b928
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