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Lodewyk Bendikson Papers: Finding Aid
HIA 38.5  
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Description
This collection contains photographs, correspondence, and articles of Dr. Lodewyk Bendikson (1875-1953), director of the Department of Photographic Reproductions at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California, chronicling the experimental work he did in imaging as well as the day-to-day work of the department. The photographs include experimental and institutional prints, negatives, and lantern slides.
Background
Dr. Lodewyk Bendikson (1875-1953) was born in 1875 in Amsterdam. He received his early training at The Hague and was originally destined for a military career, but was unable to pass the required eye exams at the age of 12. He subsequently spent six years at Latin High School (Gymnasium) at Amsterdam and then entered medical school at the University of Amsterdam in 1893, where he graduated with his M.D. in 1901.
Extent
2,020 items in 12 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.