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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Daniel (Walter Lawrence) Photograph Collection 1918-1958

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Walter Lawrence Daniel Photograph Collection, 1918-1958



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Daniel, Walter Lawrence, 1918-1958.
Title: Walter Lawrence Daniel Photograph Collection
Dates: 1918-1958
Abstract: The Walter Lawrence Daniel Collection consists of photographic prints and negatives, many of them in panoramic format.
Accession No.: AR 85-256
Extent: ca. 300 black and white prints, 400 nitrate negative, 1 photograph album
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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.

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Scope and Contents

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.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is unprocessed; access to negatives is restricted. Many panoramic prints are rolled. Contact Photgraphs Archivist for further information.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Walter Lawrence Daniel Photograph Collection, 1918-1958, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Other Finding Aid

Please contact the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History for a complete inventory of this collection.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Daniel (Walter Lawrence) Photograph Collection 1918-1958

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3S207 Photographs
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3S208 Photographs
Photograph album
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3T401a, b Panoramic photographs
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AHC Vault/48 Negatives [restricted]

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