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Guide to the David Cutrell Photographs, 1969-1977 and undated

Abstract

American-born missionary and photographer who lived in Haiti during the 1970s.

The black and white and color images in the David Cutrell Photographs portray life in the village of La Hatte Cadet in Haiti in the 1970s. Missionary David Cutrell lived in La Hatte Cadet and documented daily life with a Roliflex camera. Images include landscapes, portraits and snapshots of everyday life including family groups, children, adults, gardening, livestock, house repair, market day, and religious ceremonies and artifacts. Collection includes negatives, contact sheets, prints, and 35mm and 2" color slides. Arranged in order by format and roll number. Acquired as part of the Archive of Documentary Arts.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Cutrell, David.
Title
David Cutrell photographs 1969-1977 and undated
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, Approx. 335 items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The black and white and color images in the David Cutrell Photographs portray life in the village of La Hatte Cadet in Haiti in the 1970s. Missionary David Cutrell lived in La Hatte Cadet and documented daily life with a Roliflex camera. Images include landscapes, portraits and snapshots of everyday life including family groups, children, adults, dwellings, villages, gardening, livestock, house repair, market day, and religious ceremonies and artifacts. Collection includes negatives, contact sheets, prints, and 35mm and 2" color slides. Arranged in order by format and roll number. Acquired as part of the Archive of Documentary Arts.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

Arranged by format, beginning with contact sheets representing rolls 1-12, 14, 15, 1525 and 1526; black and white prints ranging in size from 3.5x5" to 7.75x9.75"; negative strips; and 35 mm and 2" color slides.

Contact sheets, 1972-1974 and undated
(16 sheets)
Box 1
Black and white prints, 1972-1974 and undated
(94 prints, 2 folders)
Box 1
Negatives, 1972-1974 and undated
Box 1
35 mm color slides, 1969 and undated
(31 slides)
Box 1
2-inch color slides, 1973 Aug.-1977 Mar.
(167 slides, 2 folders)
Box 1

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], David Cutrell Photographs, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The David Cutrell Photographs were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2012.

Processing Information

Processed by Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, March 2012

Encoded by Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, April 2012

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2012-0011

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.