Subseries C. Negatives


Scope and Content Note


In the three original numbering schemes, which also represent the three sizes of negatives Rosen made. Each set is in numercial order. Same-size film and glass negatives are entered separately, but consecutively to maintain numerical order. The first set consists of 5x7 negatives numbered 1 to 495. Numbers 398 and 400 were assigned twice to different images, and there are several gaps in the numbering sequence. The 8x10 negatives, indicated with an "X" prefix, follow. The last set, consisting of full-size X-rays, are arranged with "XR" prefixed numbers preceding the four-digit numbered set. Folder titles include corresponding artist, title of work, and in parenthesis, the number of negatives per folder.

Access Restrictions

With the exception of x-ray films, contained in boxes CTR 83-87, all other film negatives are stored in freezer. Most are the original diacetates, and many of those are in a deteriorated state. Therefore, access to all diacetate negatives is at discretion of Archivist. This material is contained in boxes CTR 42-71, CTR 89-95, and f. 1-8 of box CTR 96.