Selected Items from the Archive

1956 Eggleston's senior high school yearbook profile.

1963 A twenty-four-year-old Eggleston shot these black-and-white photographs of Memphis State University faculty, including a young William Christenberry. Believed to be the first publication of Eggleston's work.

1966 Early black & white work in Memphis State University's Phoenix.

1976 The Museum of Modern Art's press release for William Eggleston's landmark 1976 solo exhibition.

1978 A glimpse into one of Eggleston's notebooks, containing notes on printing, experiments with video technology, and numerous abstract drawings.

2004 Rough video footage of Eggleston playing organ in the offices of the Eggleston Artistic Trust.