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Bob's Studio of Photography Collection of Donna Axum Whitworth Materials

Identifier: MC 2366

Content Description

The collection consists of studio photographs of Donna Axum Whitworth, 1964 Miss America, by Robert A. (Bob) Huff and/or David A. Huff of Bob's Studio of Photography, as well as a custom chair used as a prop in Axum's Miss America studio sessions. Photographic materials include ten 16 x 20 prints, as well as some smaller proof prints and cellulose acetate (safety) negatives. Also included are a Bob's Studio of Photography business card and instructions provided by the studio on how to care for prints.


  • Creation: circa 1963-1983


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Conditions Governing Use

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical / Historical

Bob's Studio of Photography was a Fayetteville, Arkansas photography studio specializing in portrait photography. It was founded by Robert A. "Bob" Huff (1921-1990) on Nov. 1, 1947. Bob Huff was later joined in practice, and then succeeded, by his son, David A. Huff (1949-2009). Its first location was at 25 North Block; it then moved to 18 North Block, and in 1971 to 109 North Block.


3.6 Linear Feet (2 boxes and 1 item)


Materials are arranged by format.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Bob's Studio of Photography Collection of Donna Axum Whitworth Materials was purchased by Special Collections from photographer David A. Huff's widow, Helen B. Huff of Fayetteville, Arkansas, on February 3, 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by Katrina Windon; completed June 2022.



Bob's Studio of Photography Collection of Donna Axum Whitworth Materials
Katrina Windon
June 2022
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Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444