University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Will Van Overbeek Photographs, 1980-1982

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Van Overbeek (Will)
Title Will Van Overbeek Photographs, 1980-1982
Identification: AR 96-299
Extent 56 photographic prints
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Creator Sketch

Will Van Overbeek was born in California in 1955. He graduated from the University of Texas in 1978, where he studied under photographer Garry Winogrand. His photography has been published in numerous magazines, including Texas Monthly, Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Smithsonian, and American Way.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of black and white prints of a majority of the images that appeared in Van Overbeek's book Aggies: Life in the Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M (Austin: Texas Monthly Press, 1982), focusing on cadets in the corps from 1980 to 1982 and including dorm life, inspections and drills, dances, hazing, football games, the Aggie Band, final review, and graduation ceremonies.


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Van Overbeek, Will--Photograph collections.
Texas A & M Aggies (Football team)--Photographs.
Texas A & M University--Photographs.
Texas A & M University. Corps of Cadets-- Photographs.
College Station (Tex.)--Photographs.
College students--Texas--Photographs.
Dance parties--Texas--Photographs.
Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes--Texas-- Photographs.
Military education--Texas--Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Will Van Overbeek Photographs, 1980-1982, the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Collection



3S452 Photographs