"Records of Simple Truth and Precision": Photography, Archives, and the Illusion of Control

  • Joan M. Schwartz

Author Biography

Joan M. Schwartz
Joan Schwartz (Ph.D., Queen’s University, 1998) is Senior Photography Specialist at the National Archives of Canada, where she has worked in the area of photography acquisition and research since 1977. She is currently Adjunct Professor in Art History, Queen’s University, Adjunct Research Professor in History and Geography, Carleton University, and Research Associate of the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies, Trent University. She is on the editorial advisory boards of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, The Oxford Companion to the Photograph, and Archivum. She is also Exhibition Reviews Editor for Urban History Review and co-editor of the forthcoming collection, Picturing Place: Photography and the Geographical Imagination (I.B. Tauris, 2001).
Published
2000-11-01
How to Cite
Schwartz, Joan M. 2000. “"Records of Simple Truth and Precision": Photography, Archives, and the Illusion of Control”. Archivaria 50 (November), 1-40. https://archivaria.ca/index.php/archivaria/article/view/12763.
Section
Articles