Bill Barvin Location Photograph Archive

Collection Data

Description
Over 3,000 35mm negative strips and 1,000 print photographs related to Barvin's career as a location manager and scout for television, film, and video projects filmed in New York and New Jersey as well as Connecticut and Pennsylvania and arranged into series primarily by location. Images are of interiors of occupied and unoccupied apartments, lofts, homes, businesses, schools, churches, theaters, laundromats, factories, warehouses, and offices along with exteriors of properties as well as street views of larger exterior locations. The collection also includes one box of production doccumentation materials.
Names
Barvin, Bill, 1952-2000 (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1992 - 1998 (Approximate)
Library locations
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy
Shelf locator: AZ 12-2302
Topics
Motion picture locations
Television program locations
Buildings -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Buildings -- New Jersey
Interiors -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Interiors -- New Jersey
Streets -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Streets -- New Jersey
Genres
Photographs
Negatives
Notes
Biographical/historical: William Michael "Bill" Barvin (1952-2000) was a location manager and scout for television, film, and video projects filmed in New York and New Jersey as well as Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Barvin worked on productions including "Law and Order," "Quiz Show," "Mr. Wonderful," and the ELT - English Language Teaching Videos video "Only in America."
Series contains photographs that were taped or glued together into manila folders to create a detailed view of the location.
Physical Description
Extent: 37.11 ln. ft. (81 boxes)
Chromogenic color prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19806598
MSS Unit ID: 22336
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 742333b0-5e28-0132-6468-58d385a7b928
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