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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory:

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Ave Bonar Photographs, 1974-1996



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bonar, Ave
Title: Ave Bonar Photographs,
Dates: 1974-1996
Abstract: Ave Bonar's photographic subjects range from the Texas gubernatorial campaign of Ann W. Richards to images of the earliest known trailer park in Austin, Texas.
Accession No.: [85-311; 88-325; 97-71; 98-020; 2009-122]
Extent: 12,460 photonegatives (black and white, color, 35 mm); 404 photoprints (black and white and color contact sheets); 234 silver gelatin prints; 36 halftone postcards; 2 audio cassettes
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

In 1983 Ave Bonar took photographs of the first trailer park in Austin, Texas, at 1600 Barton Springs Road. Commissioned by Susan Toomey Frost, granddaughter of the developer, Bonar's photos appeared in the November 1984 issue of Third Coast magazine.

During Ann Richards' 1990 campaign for Texas governor, Bonar served as the official campaign photographer. Some of these photos were published in With Ann: A Journey Across Texas with a Candidate for Governor (1991). Also included is an oral history of Bonar's experiences photographing the campaign.

Postcards in the collection represent Bonar's work from 1974-1990. The images are representative examples of her work in Texas, California, and Ecuador.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Portions of this collection are restricted. Contact repository for more information.

Use Restrictions

Ave Bonar retains reproduction copyright to every image in her collection. Low resolution photocopies of items from the collection may be made for research use only. No publishable copies of items from the collection shall be made without the donor's or her designated agent's written permission.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Governors--Texas
Houses and housing.
Photographers and photography.
Places
Austin (Tex.).
Barton Springs Trailer Park (Austin).
Subjects (Persons)
Bentsen, Beryl Ann.
Bentsen, Lloyd.
Bonar, Ave.
Bullock, Bob.
Carpenter, Liz.
Channing, Carol.
Cisneros, Henry.
Cuomo, Mario.
Guerrero, Lena.
Mattox, Jim.
Nelson, Willie.
Nunn, Sam.
Richards, Ann.
Williams, Clayton.
White, Mark.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ave Bonar Photographs, 1974-1996, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

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Description of the Photographs

 

Inventory:

Box
3Y193 Ave Bonar photographs and postcards
Box
3V224 Ave Bonar photographs [NEGATIVES--RESTRICTED]
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3V225 Ave Bonar photographs [NEGATIVES--RESTRICTED]
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2X148a Interview with Ave Bonar (audiotapes), 1996

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