A Guide to the Walter Lawrence Daniel Photograph Collection, 1918-1958
Walter Lawrence Daniel was born on June 24, 1896 in Brownwood, Texas. He acquired his photographic skills while in the United States Army Signal Corps at Columbia University in New York City in 1918. Following his stint in the army, he established commercial studios in Brownwood, Lubbock, and Weatherford, Texas. During World War II, he was the official photographer for Camp Wolters in Mineral Wells, Texas. Daniel died in Fort Worth, Texas in 1984.
The Walter Lawrence Daniel Collection consists of photographic prints and negatives, many of them in panoramic format. Subjects include Texas towns, rodeos, the cotton industry, higher education, and politics form 1918 to 1958.
The collection is unprocessed; access to negatives is restricted. Many panoramic prints are rolled. Contact Photgraphs Archivist for further information.
Walter Lawrence Daniel Photograph Collection, 1918-1958, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Other Finding Aid
Please contact the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History for a complete inventory of this collection.
Detailed Description of the Papers