Collection 2018.10 - Ken Van Velzer Polaroid Collection

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Ken Van Velzer Polaroid Collection

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The Van Velzer Collection

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  • [1910-2000?] (Manufacturing)

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212 cameras : Polaroid cameras - 70 pieces of equipment : posters, lenses, adapters, containers. - 22 publications.

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The collection contains Polaroid cameras and accessories. Material includes a variety of cameras, containers, parts and ephemera relating to Polaroid photography

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The collection was donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives by Ken Val Velzer in 2018.


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  • English

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Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.

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For items in the public domain, no restrictions apply. Copyright restrictions may apply to some items.

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