The Western Photographic Historical Society (WPHS) is an Arizona non-profit society of photographic collectors dedicated to the preservation and history of photography, its processes, equipment, devices and imagery.

The Western Photographic Historical Society is a non profit 501[c]3 Arizona Corporation

Our Mission

Our group is dedicated to the study, preservation and enjoyment of photographic history, its equipment, processes, practitioners, and images. 


We meet monthly, September through May, at 6 pm on the first Thursday of each month at the Ward Six City Council Meeting Rooms, 3202 East First Street, Tucson, AZ.  The public is welcome to attend!  Please use the building’s rear entrance