Dan Tassel photography collection Edit


11 MWalB02702


  • 1849-2009, undated (Creation)
  • bulk 1860-2002 (Creation)


  • 5.75 Linear Feet (Whole)
    4 oversized manuscript boxes

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  • Arrangement

    Arranged in four series: 1. Photographs by Dan Tassel: "Jerusalem Then and Now," 1985; 2. Other Photographs, 1929-1935 and undated; 3. Stereoscope and Slides, 1899-1901 and undated; 4. Printed Books, 1849-2009 and undated.  Series are arranged by subject and by author or photographer.  For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.  Please contact the department for more information.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

  • Source of Acquisition

    Donated by Dan Tassel between December 2012 and April 2013.  Additional materials donated by Neil Tassel in January 2013.

  • Appraisal Information

    Printed books, listed in Series 4, have been cataloged separately.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Dan Tassel photography collection contains photographs, printed books, and stereoscopic slides from the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as a stereoscope for three-dimensional viewing of the slides.  Subjects include the architecture and people of the Middle East (with a particular focus on Israel), Italy, and the United States; and a historical and modern photography portfolio of Jerusalem by Dan Tassel.  The collection also features works of noted 20th-century photographers Jules Aarons, Yaacov Ben-Dov, Richard Benson, Tim Gidal, and Ezra Stoller.

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