A Guide to the Jim Bones Papers, 1965-1988
Nature photographer James Clinton Bones was born in 1943 in Monroe, Louisiana. Since 1975, Bones has been a freelance photographer and wilderness guide in New Mexico, where he now lives. Bones has published five books of photography, with work included in several others. He has exhibited frequently and has produced environmental documentaries for Texas public television.
This collection includes camera equipment, a small portfolio of Bones’ early work, color and black and white topographical photographs taken in Texas and New Mexico, page proofs, a poster and flyer advertising his books, and an edition of New Mexico magazine containing his photograph.
Direct inquiries to Archivist, Southwestern Writers Collection, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas 78666-4604.
Donations from 1988-1991 Jim Bones, Bill Wittliff, Jean Lee.
Tony Wilson, June 1994; Inventory revised by Brandy Harris, 2005.
Detailed Description of the Collection