QUESTIONS FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
We would very much like to hear about your archive as it exists currently and regardless of whether or not you have a specific plans for it. These are questions for both the artist, estate, and PCPP to consider when assessing a work plan.
What comprises your archive?
Approximately how many of the following are in the archive? Specify sizes, media, and print types -- i.e. Exhibition Quality or Work Prints -- for each category, as best you can, and what prints are signed, if any:
- early prints
- modern prints
- contact sheets
What ephemera are we looking for?
Correspondence and other papers such as caption envelopes; agency and gallery documents, if they are in your possession; journals and diaries; exhibition pamphlets, postcards, and announcements; press.
How is your archive organized?
- how many files?
- how many boxes?
- how is your archive cataloged?
- finding aids?
What is the ultimate goal for the archive?
- is there an institution, museum, library or individual interested in your work?
Who owns the copyright to your work currently?