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Richmond County Historical Collection, Nick Lovin Studio Photo Negatives


Nick Lovin (1942-1985) was a professional photographer in Richmond County. He continued studio and location work while employed at theRichmond County Daily Journal as their staff photographer.The photo negatives of the Nick Lovin Collection comprise color and black-and-white photographic negatives in 2 1/4 x 2 1/4, 6 x 7, and 35mm formats. Primary subject matter includes weddings and portraits.

Title

Richmond County Historical Collection, Nick Lovin Studio Photo Negatives

Collection Number

218-A

Date(s)

1976

Language

English

Physical Description
Boxes
3
Cubic feet
.75
Abstract

Nick Lovin (1942-1985) was a professional photographer in Richmond County. He continued studio and location work while employed at the  "Richmond County Daily Journal" as their staff photographer.

The photo negatives of the Nick Lovin Collection comprise color and black-and-white photographic negatives in 2 1/4 x 2 1/4, 6 x 7, and 35mm formats. Primary subject matter includes weddings and portraits.

Physical Location

For current information on the location ofthese materials, please consult the Public Services Branch, State Archives of North Carolina.

Creator

Richmond County Historical Association

Repository

State Archives of North Carolina


Collection is arranged chronologically using job and negative numbers assigned by photographer Nick Lovin, who used the following prefixes to denote the nature of each job:

A/B = Anniversary/Birthday

C = Commercial

CP = Copy Print

PA = Passport

PO = Portrait

W = Wedding

Job number represents the month and year in which the job was shot, followed by a number indicating chronological order of the project. For example, "PO977-24" indicates that the job is a portrait (PO) shot in September, 1977 (977), and was the twenty-fourth assignment Lovin had that month (-24).

These materials are part of the Richmond County Historical Collection.


Available for research.


Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.


Processed by Heather M. Szafran, April, 2011

Encoded by Heather M. Szafran, April, 2011


For many years prior to his sudden death of a heart attack at age 42 on February 9, 1985, Nick Lovin (1942-1985) was a professional photographer in Richmond County. He continued studio and location work while employed at the  "Richmond County Daily Journal" as their staff photographer.

On January 12, 1995, the Richmond County Historical Association purchased Nick Lovin's collection of photographic materials from his widow, Bobby Sue. On May 18, 2010, the Richmond County Historical Association donated the collection to the Division of Archives and History, Archives Branch, Raleigh.


[Identification of item], Richmond County Historical Collection, Nick Lovin Studio Photo Negatives, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, USA.


On January 12, 1995, the Richmond County Historical Association purchased Nick Lovin's collection of photographic materials from his widow, Bobby Sue. On May 18, 2010, the Richmond County Historical Association donated the collection to the Division of Archives and History, Archives Branch, Raleigh.


Additional information on topics found in this collection may be found in the Manuscript and Archives Reference System (MARS)  http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov.


The photo negatives of the Nick Lovin collection are in various formats (2 1/4 x 2 1/4, 6 x 7, and 35mm) from weddings and portraits in the Richmond County area. Collection also contains one contact sheet and a wedding which includes negatives and the corresponding proof prints.

Collection is arranged chronologically using job and negative numbers assigned by photographer Nick Lovin, who used the following prefixes to denote the nature of each job:

A/B = Anniversary/Birthday

C = Commercial

CP = Copy Print

PA = Passport

PO = Portrait

W = Wedding

Job number represents the month and year in which the job was shot, followed by a number indicating chronological order of the project. For example, "PO977-24" indicates that the job is a portrait (PO) shot in September, 1977 (977), and was the twenty-fourth assignment Lovin had that month (-24).

These materials are part of the Richmond County Historical Collection.


The photo negatives of the Nick Lovin collection are in various formats (2 1/4 x 2 1/4, 6 x 7, and 35mm) from weddings and portraits in the Richmond County area. Collection also contains one contact sheet and a wedding which includes negatives and the corresponding proof prints.


  • Lovin, Nick
  • Medium format cameras
  • Photography--Negatives
  • Photography of families
  • Photography of women
  • Weddings
  • Wedding photography
  • North Carolina
  • Richmond County (N.C.)
  • Rockingham (N.C.)

Box: 218-A/1 January-June 1976  
W176-1 Cindy Webb Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-7, Negatives 1-38

18325
W176-2 Sharon Gainey Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-6, Negatives 1-36

18331
PO376-1 Rev. ________* Portrait

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm Black-and-White negatives

Scope and Content

*Name illegible. Copy of original envelope in folder.

Folder 1, Negatives 2A-20A

18327
W276-1 Susan Slack Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-6, Negatives 1-35

18333
PO376-5 Eugene McNair Portrait

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm Black-and-White negatives

Folder 1, Negatives 1-4

18335
W476-1 Jackie Walton Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm color negatives

Folder 1,7 strips, 2 frames per strip

18329
W276-2 Sabrina Lowery Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-4, Negatives 1-24

18337
W476-2 Lynn Davis Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-5, Negatives 1-29

18341
W476-5 Becky Beane Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6 x 7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-5, Negatives 1-26

18343
W576-1 Joy Benoist Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6 x 7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-3, Negatives 1-14

18339
W476-4 Mimi Harmon Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-4, Negatives 1-21; 23-25

18345
W576-2 Ann Sullivan Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-6, Negatives 1-33

18347
W576-3 Susan Godfrey Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-4, Negatives 1-24

18349
W576-4 Nancy Terry Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-3, Negatives 1-17

18357
W676-2 Ann Comer Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm color negatives

Folders 1-3, Rolls 1-3

18351
W576-5 Dianne Hines Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/2 x 2 1/2 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-3, Negatives 1-17

18361
W676-4 Toni Elmore Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-5, Negatives 1-26

18363
W676-5 Loretta Hasty Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-4, Negatives 1-24

18353
W576-7 Ann Darrell Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-3, Negatives 1-17

18367
W676-7 Paula O'Brien Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-6, Negatives 1-32

18355
W676-1 Halley Kelly Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-3, Negatives 1-16

18359
W676-3 Sandy Cobb Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-8, Negatives 1-42 and One 35mm roll

18373
PO676-2 Martha Gordon Portrait

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm Black-and-White negatives

Folder 1, One Roll

18375
PO676-2A Martha Gordon Contact Sheet

35mm Black-and-White portrait contact sheet

18365
W676-6 Linda White Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-9, Negatives 1-51

18377
PO676-11 E. L. Cooke Portrait

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm Black-and-White negatives

Folder 1, One Roll

18379
PO676-12 Carlyle Haywood Portrait

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm Black-and-White negatives

Folder 1, One Roll

18369
W676-8 Julia Kirer Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-4, Negatives 1-24

18381
PO676-15 Herbert Diggs Portrait

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm Black-and-White negatives

Folder 1, One Roll

18371
W676-9 Margaret Edens Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-2, Negatives 1-13

Box: 218-A/2 July-October 1976  
W776-1 Gail Kirby Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-3, Negatives 1-17

18389
W776-4 Susan Perry Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-6, Negatives 1-37

18391
C776-8 Harry McCaskill's Picnic Table

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm Black-and-White negatives

Folder 1, One Roll

18385
W776-2 Debbie Blake Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-4, Negatives 1-24

18393
W876-2 Tina Jenkins Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-6, Negatives 1-29 and One 35mm roll

18395
W876-4 Dianne Wallace Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-4, Negatives 1-24

18387
W776-3 Trudy Gardner Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-3, Negatives 1-12, 14-19

18397
W876-5A Kay Elmore Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-3, Negatives 1-18

18399
W876-5B Debbie Chance Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-5, Negatives 2-27 and One 35mm roll

18401
W876-6 Karen Burgess Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-7, Negatives 1-42

18403
PO876-1 John Braswell Portrait

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm Black-and-White negatives

Folder 1, One Roll

18405
W976-1 Sandra Cochman Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-5, Negatives 1-26

18411
W976-4 Doris Crisco Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-2, Negatives 1-12

18407
W976-2 Martha Huggins Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-5, Negatives 1-31

18409
W976-3 Karen Kerr Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-5, Negatives 1-29

18413
W976-5 Carol Ingram Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-8, Negatives 1-47

18415
W976-6A Lucy Morris Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-5, Negatives 1-26

18417
W976-6B Bonnie Lewis Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-5, Negatives 1-29

18419
W976-7 E. Reynolds Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-4, Negatives 1-25

18421
W1076-1 Cathy Stewart Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-5, Negatives 1-26

18425
W1076-3 Dutton Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-2, Negatives 1-12

18423
W1076-2 Robyn Prospect Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-4, Negatives 1-24

18429
W1076-5 Janice Greene Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-9, Negatives 1-50

Box: 218-A/3 October (continued)-December 1976  
W1076-4 Linda Smith Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
6x7 120 color negatives

Folders 1-7, Negatives 1-39

18431
W1076-6 Teresa McDonald Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-5, Negatives 1-31

18433
W1076-7 Vicki Hudson Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-4, Negatives 1-23

18435
W1076-8 Nancy Adeimy Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-4, Negatives 1-24

18437
C1076-13 Rex Crouch Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-2, Negatives 1-12

18439
W1176-1 Jane White Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-5, Negatives 1-29

18441
W1176-2 Nancy Ussery Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-7, Negatives 1-39

18449
PO1176-8 Jim Collins Portrait

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm Black-and-White negatives

Folder 1, One Roll

18443
W1176-3 Myra Wittman / Whitman Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-3, Negatives 1-18

18445
W1176-4 Brenda Ellison Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-4, Negatives 1-20

18457
PO1276-4 Bob ___________* Portrait

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
35mm Black-and-White negatives

Scope and Content

*Name illegible. Copy of original envelope in folder.

Folder 1, One Roll, Four Strips

18447
W1176-5 Glenda Martin Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-4, Negatives 1-25

18451
W1276-1 Veronica Covington Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-4, Negatives 1-23

18453
W1276-2 Cynthia Baldwin Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives and proofs

Folders 1-15, Negatives and Proofs 1-45

18455
W1276-3 Woody Wright/Yolanda Wedding

Descriptive Information
Physical Description
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 120 color negatives

Folders 1-6, Negatives 1-36