University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Blair (William Franklin) Photographs, ca. 1912-1980

Descriptive Summary

Creator Blair, William Franklin
Title William Franklin Blair Photographs
Dates: ca. 1912-1980
Extent 2 inches: 10 silver gelatin black and white photopostcards; 42 silver gelatin black and white prints.
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Photographs documenting the life of Blair (1912-1985), noted UT zoologist, contain childhood portraits and snapshots, many of which include his brother Pat (University of Tulsa naturalist); snapshots of Blair and his wife Fern fishing; World War II portraits of Blair in his army uniform; photographs of professional groups and meetings in which Blair participated; and photographs of Blair Woods, the Blair's Austin homestead donated to the Travis Audubon Society.

Arranged chronologically.


Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Blair, William Franklin.
Hunting and fishing
Zoologists - Texas
Zoologists - United States
Austin, Texas

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Blair (William Franklin) Photographs, ca. 1912-1980, Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

Detailed Description of the Collection