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Societies & Clubs
- The Daguerreian Society, "dedicated to the history, science, and art of the daguerreotype."
- Graflex.org, "promoting the use and preservation of Graflex Speed Graphics and other classic and large-format cameras".
- The Michigan Photographic Historical Society (MiPHS), organized 1972, "..encourages the collection and preservation of photographic equipment, images, photo literature, processes and techniques and the study of history of photographers and equipment especially as related to Michigan."
- The Photographic Historical Society (TPHS), founded in 1966, Rochester NY, "... the first society devoted to photographic history and the preservation of photo antiques".
- The Photographic Historical Society of Canada (PHSC), formed October 23, 1974 to advance the knowledge of and interest in the history of photography, particularly of photography in Canada. Publishes Photographic Canadiana, and e-mail newsletter.
- The Photographic Historical Society of New England (PHSNE), founded 1973 to to promote the knowledge of photographic history . Publishes The Journal and snap shots newsletter. Monthly meetings September-June.
- Puget Sound Photographic Collectors Society, "devoted to the hobby of learning about our photographic past".
- The Royal Photographic Society, founded in January 1853, the RPS "exists to promote photography and image-making".
- Stereo New England, a "New England-based club of 3D photographers and those who appreciate the art of 3D imaging".
- Western Photographic Historical Society, "an Arizona non-profit society of members dedicated to the preservation, archiving and exhibiting of all things photographic."
Reference, Books, Catalogues, Manuals & Instructional Resources
- Albumen Photographs: history, science and preservation. "Presenting the art and science of albumen printing, this site brings together 19th Century technical instruction, contemporary research, ... and a wealth of images."
- Aldine Fine Art Historical Photographic Restoration
- Boston Photographers Cited in 19th Century American Photographic Journals: A Bibliographic Database, by Ron Polito. Provides over 1800 annotated records referencing some 200 Boston photographers, stockdealers, and related topics cited in the major American photographic journals of the 19th century.
- Butkus' site of over 5000 camera manuals. Including many unusual booklets on antique lenses, old camera sales booklets & advertisements.
- Camera Eccentric, Seth and Laura Broder's site with scans of old catalogues, of which Whitey Morange says "a go-to place for anyone who wants to find information about their antique lenses, cameras and equipment".
- Daguerreotype History, on Dennis Waters' Fine Daguerreotypes site. Also see Vignettes section on the site for articles on judging condition of and dating daguerreotypes, and understanding the market place.
- Graphics Atlas, providing for the identification and characterization of prints and photographs, is an online resource of the Image Permanence Institute.
- Greg French's Primer on Evaluating Daguerreotypes
- Hunnewell Estate Wellesley, Massachusetts Stereoviews, 1860s-1910 by James A. Luedke, Jr. A listing of the over-270 known 19th and early-20th century stereoviews of the Hunnewell Estate, Wellesley, Massachusetts, one of the most widely stereographed private estates in America. The table supplements an article by the author, Wellesley's Hunnewell Estate in 19th-Century Stereo Views, New England Journal of Photographic History (The Journal), n. 169, 2010-2011, pp. 42-64.
- The Photographic History of the Civil War, published 1911
- PhotoTree.com, "Dedicated to research, restoration, and preservation of 19th and Early 20th Century Photographs". A number of informative articles.
- Daguerreobase, an online collective cataloging tool containing detailed information about daguerreotypes. Also publishes the online journal Daguerreobase.
- Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog.
- New England Photo Collections, An enlarged and updated list of NE photo collections which originally appeared in the article "Photographic History Resources Around New England" by Richard Morange, The Journal, issue 171, 2013.
- Oregon State University Archives
- Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives, "to collect, document, preserve, and present the historic and modern photographic record of Armenians and Armenian heritage."
- Smithsonian Photographs Online
- Camera Manufacturing Companies Family Tree, available for free download at Collectiblend.
- Canon Camera Museum
- A History of The Rochester, NY Camera and Lens Companies
- Antique and 19th Century Cameras, Rob Niederman's site with "a variety of rarely seen antique wood cameras, related history, and advertising" and Rob's international listing of shows.
- Dick Bolt's collection of Photo History web pages, salt prints, dags, old trolley photos, cameras, etc.
- Marti Jones, collectibles
- Wood and Brass, British wood and brass cameras before 1914, with some 1920s and 1930s examples. Over 250 shown.
Magazines, Journals and Newsletters (see also Societies & Clubs above for their publications)
- Camera Museums, a compendium of camera museums, by David DeJean.
- New England Photo Collections, a compendium of Photo Collections in New England, by Whitey Morange.
- American Photography Museum
Auctions and Pricing Information
- Collectiblend, a price guide site for antique and classic cameras & lenses. Has the Camera Manufacturing Companies Family Tree available for download.
- stereographica.com, Antique Photography Auctions
Dealers for Cameras, Images and Supplies
- Camera Eccentric, for the photographer: "... unique and often rare photographic equipment".
- Collectible Cameras, "Modern - Vintage - Film - Digital"
- Fine Daguerreotypes, Dennis Waters' site.
- Greg French's Daguerreotype and early photography site.
- Rockland Colloid, emulsions and old-time photography supplies.
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