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Jayne Mangino ephemera collection

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0924

Scope and Content Note

This small collection of three items documents New York photographer Jayne Mangino's passion for photography.

The first item is a typescript photocopy of Tod Papageorge's essay, "Beginning with Snapshots," which belonged to Jayne Mangino. First published in a 1974 issue of Aperture (volume 19, issue 1) which focused on snapshots, this essay later appeared as a chapter in Papageorge's book, Core Curriculum: Writings on Photography (2011).

The other two items in the collection are related to a memorial exhibition of Jayne Mangino's photography, including a brochure, Memorial for Jayne Mangino: a photography exhibition, and a one-page list of the photographs featured in the exhibition. The memorial exhibition was held at the Art-O-Mat Gallery, Long Island City, in New York, on May 17, 2009. The brochure includes a remembrance by Margaret D. Stetz, titled "The Art of Jayne Mangino (1950-2009)."


  • Creation: 1974, 2009


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections, University of Delaware Library,

Jayne Mangino (1950-2009)

New York City photographer Jayne Mangino was born on April 16, 1950.

A resident of Long Island City, New York, Jayne Mangino was a passionate photographer, even while battling cancer over a twenty-three year period, until her death on March 20, 2009. Her life work was honored with a memorial exhibition on May 17, 2009, at Art-O-Mat Gallery, Long Island City, in New York.

Jayne Mangino obituary at, (accessed November 8, 2012).

George Papageorge (1940- )

American photographer George Papageorge was born on August 1, 1940, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

In 1979, Papageorge was named the Walker Evans Professor of Photography at the School of Art, Yale University, where he continues to teach. His most recent book, Core Curriculum: Writings on Photography, was published by Aperture in 2011. The chapter "Snapshoots" in this book is based on the typescript found in this collection.

"Tod Papageorge." Yale University faculty. (accessed November 8, 2012).Biographical information also derived from the collection.


3 item (10 pages)


This small collection of three items documents New York photographer Jayne Mangino's passion for photography.


Material arranged chronologically.


Gift of Mark Samuels Lasner.

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 0099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

Shelving Summary

Box 63, F0924: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.


Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, November 2012. Further encoded by George Apodaca, October 2015.

Finding aid for Jayne Mangino ephemera collection
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
2012 November 8
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Delaware Library Special Collections Repository

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