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[Amateur Album Collection].

Title
[Amateur Album Collection].
Format
Mixed Materials
Published
early-mid 20th century.
Description
Approximately 220 photographs, ephemera albums (clippings from magazines, newspapers, reproductions of artworks, drawings, and other materials): various mediums; various dimensions.
Notes
Title supplied by cataloger.
Summary
The Amateur Album Collection contains more than 220 photograph and ephemera albums, which were assembled by individuals for personal use. The content of the albums vary according to the interests of the people who compiled them. They include male bodybuilding photographs, portraits of female impersonators, personal photographs, and commercial erotic photographs. The Amateur Albums are primarily from the mid-20th century, but the Collection does include some examples from the early 20th century. Most of these albums contain photographs, but there are also clippings from magazines and newspapers, reproductions of artworks, drawings, and other materials.
Kinsey subjects
Photography.
Body build.
Physical fitness.
Nudes in photographs.
Female impersonation.
Erotica.
Art--erotica.
Popular press.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
KI-AA
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Art