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History of Photography Research @ Pitt: Home

Designed to assist students taking History of Photography courses at Pitt.

History of Photography Research @ Pitt

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Welcome to our Reading Room in the Frick Fine Arts Library, University Library System, at the University of Pittsburgh.

Art Librarian

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Kate Joranson
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Head, Frick Fine Arts Library
149 Frick Fine Arts Building
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