Black Studio was founded in 1942 in Schnectady, New York by Gene Black and purchased by Joseph Ianniello in 1975.
This collection consists of photographic negatives taken by the Black Studio, Inc., a commercial photography studio located in Schenectady, New York. The negatives include aerial shots, local businesses, passport portarits, weddings, advertising, and on-sight photography.
The collection is unprocessed.
Michael Ianiello donated the collection to the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives in 2008 May.
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Published: 2018-08-16 23:00:18 -0400
EAD file created, 2014
Encoded in EAD by Jodi Boyle, 2015
Archival materials can be view in-person during business hours in our reading room, located on the top floor of the Science Library on the Uptown Campus.
We can also deliver digital scans for remote research for a fee.
Access to this collection is restricted because it is unprocessed. Portions of the collection may contain recent administrative records and/or personally identifiable information. While it is likely that portions of the collection may be viewed, access must be managed by an archivist.
The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to the University Libraries. Copyright resides with the Ianniello family and the family must be notified of all requests to digitize materials.
The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives. The department will then contact the donor as appropriate.
Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Black Studio, Inc. Records, 1960-1987. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Black Studio Records).