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Will and Deni McIntyre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.039

Scope and Contents

This collection contains DVDs and photographic prints. The DVDs contain the digital files of photographs that were taken of Elon University’s campus by Will and Deni McIntyre during 2004-2005. A majority of the photographic prints appear in the book Elon: Under the Oaks by Will and Deni McIntyre, published in 2005. The remaining photographs are pictures that the McIntyre’s took while at Elon, but were never published in the final book. The photographic prints represent a pictorial study of Elon University’s campus during 2004-2005. The subject matter of the photographs include (but are not limited to) campus buildings, classroom settings (students and faculty), cultural events, important campus events (commencement, convocation, etc.), and a variety of campus scenes. All the digital files on the DVDs have been saved to a computer and external hard drive located in the Belk Library Archives and Special Collections. Please consult the Archives and Special Collections staff for more information regarding the digital files.

Dates

  • 2004-2005

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Please consult with the Archives and Special Collections staff regarding use and reproduction.

Conditions Governing Use

The nature of the Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research of otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Biographical / Historical

Will and Deni McIntyre are photographers and filmmakers based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and the Blue Ridge Mountains of Henderson County, NC. They have worked in more than seventy countries on six continents, shooting for magazines, corporations, and picture agencies.

They have shot major assignments for Credit Suisse, Bass Ale, Varig Brazilian Airlines, Aramco, the German Wine Information Bureau, the Mexican Ministry of Tourism, Glaxo SmithKline, RJR Nabisco, Time, Fortune, and People magazines, Vanderbilt University, Duke University Medical Center, and Elon University. They also shoot portraits of writers and recording artists for CD covers and book covers.

Their book All Over the Map: Travel Photographs and the Stories Behind Them was voted "Photography Book of the Year" by the Independent Publisher Association. It was published by Loose Ends Press and is available from amazon.com. In 2005 they produced Elon: Under the Oaks, a pictorial study of Elon University. Previous books include Vanderbilt: A University Portrait; an illustrated journal for fox hunters called Chronicle of the Chase; and No Place Like Lowe's, a history of the NC-based home improvement retailer.

Will and Deni also create high-definition video documentaries and movie footage for stock libraries. Will produced and Deni wrote and directed a Telly Award-winning short documentary for the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) titled "We All Need Good Teachers." In 2008 they created another short for NCCAT, "Teaching the Holocaust," which won three Telly Awards. Their 16-minute video for the Triangle Community Foundation helped that organization celebrate its 25th anniversary. They are currently finishing a 60-minute documentary for PBS. They also shoot music videos.

Will is a 1976 graduate of Western Carolina University and has received its Alumni Professional Achievement Award. He has served on the board of trustees of the American Society of Media Photographers and was a founder of its North Carolina chapter. He plays the upright bass (often with Grammy-award winner David Holt), rides to hounds, and loves to cook.

Deni graduated summa cum laude from Wake Forest University in 1980 and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. In addition to her photography, she has written books and articles for national magazines, corporate publications, and websites. Annual reports that she wrote for Lowe's Companies received gold, silver, and bronze awards from Financial World magazine. She is an amateur stone mason and she plays the flute.

Will and Deni's stock photography and footage are handled by Getty Images worldwide, by Corbis and CorbisMotion worldwide, by Mammoth HD, and by Photo Researchers Inc. in New York.

Biographical Sources: McIntyre Photography, Inc.-About Us page http://www.macfoto.com/content/about-us

Extent

1.4 Linear Feet (4 archival boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains DVDs and photographic prints. The DVDs contain the digital files of photographs that were taken of Elon University's campus by Will and Deni McIntyre during 2004-2005. A majority of the photographic prints appear in the book Elon: Under the Oaks by Will and Deni McIntyre, published in 2005. The remaining photographs are pictures that the McIntyre's took while at Elon, but were never published in the final book.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into two series. The audio-visual series is arranged numerically by the DVD number assigned by McIntyre Photography, Inc. The photograph series is arranged first alphabetically by title of photograph and second by page number (as the photo appears in the published book Elon: Under the Oaks by Will and Deni McIntyre, 2005).

Physical Location

The collection is located in the Carol Grotnes Belk Library Archives and Special Collections at Elon University. Please contact the Archives and Special Collections staff for further details about the location.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift

Accession Number

#2010.19.1

Related Materials

The only related material to this collection is the book published in 2005 titled Elon: Under the Oaks by Will and Deni McIntyre.

Processing Information

Processed by Katie Nash, February, 2011 Encoded by Katie Nash, March, 2011
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Katie Nash, February, 2011. Encoded by Katie Nash, March, 2011.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Belk Library Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Belk Library, Room 204
Campus Box 2550
Elon U.S.A. - North Carolina 27244