Vito L. Bianco collection of African American photographs
This collection contains one bound album of 18 photographs of African Americans, including children, women, as well as men in military uniforms. Photographs were taken by multiple studios in Virginia including the E.C. Leath Photograph Gallery in Petersburg and the Virginia, Evans and Son Gallery in Norfolk, virginia. Other photographs were produced by New York based studios including Adams Studio and Richard Ward Studio. The photographs include carte de visites, tintypes and postcards.
- Creation: circa 1875
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Conditions Governing Use
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
0.375 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger box)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Vito L. Bianco in honor of daughter Jillian Taylor Bianco
This collection received container level processing. This finding aid may be updated to reflect new descriptions and acquisitions to the collection.
- Guide to the Vito L. Bianco collection of African American photographs
- William & Mary Special Collections Research Center Staff
- November 2022
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description