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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Prints:

Oversize Prints:

Negatives and Contact Sheets:

Positive transparencies:

Manuscript Material:

Multimedia

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the PF Bentley Photographic Archive, 1979-2001



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bentley, PF
Title: PF Bentley Photographic Archive
Dates: 1979-2001
Abstract: The archive includes 35mm negatives, contact sheets and prints from Bentley’s assignments, including his coverage of Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, Bob Dole and Bill Bradley in the 1990s.
Accession No.: 2002-179; 2002-199; 2002-220; 2011-357
Extent: 29 linear ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

PF Bentley grew up in Waikiki and graduated from the University of Hawaii in Honolulu with a B.Ed. degree in 1975. Throughout his career as an award-winning photojournalist and documentary filmmaker he has covered domestic and international politics. He has been a Special Correspondent forTIME and has published in The New York Times Magazine and The Washington Post. Bentley has covered many serious presidential contenders since 1980 including Ronald Reagan, George Bush, Bob Dole, Michael Dukakis, Walter Mondale, Geraldine Ferraro, Jesse Jackson, John Glenn, Al Gore, Dick Gephardt, Pat Buchanan, Bill Bradley, and Bill Clinton. Bentley has also photographed people and politics in Cuba, Haiti, Panama, South Korea and El Salvador.

Bentley has earned several first place awards in the campaign category of the University of Missouri School of Journalism's Pictures of the Year competition. He was awarded top honors in 1984 for his coverage of John Glenn's presidential bid, 1988 for Dan Quayle's vice presidential campaign, 1992 for Bill Clinton's winning campaign, 1995 for Newt Gingrich's "Contract with America," and 1996 for his coverage of Bob Dole's final presidential run.

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Scope and Contents

The archive includes 35mm negatives, contact sheets and prints from Bentley’s assignments covering Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, Bob Dole and Bill Bradley. It also includes color transparencies from across his political, domestic and international news assignments.

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Arrangement

The archive has been minimally processed, preserving the original order of the creator. Negatives and contact sheets and prints are grouped by subject and arranged chronologically. Positive transparencies are grouped roughly by subject.
One-hundred black and white 35mm negative frames from the Bentley archive have been scanned and are stored in a Center for American History database . Using the online finding aid, patrons may click the highlighted links next to the entries in the archive to view images scanned from that entry. To make an appointment to view other images from the archive, please contact the Photographs Archivist. Click here to see all images digitized from the PF Bentley Photographic Archive

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Access restricted for portions of this collection. Photographer retains reproduction copyright on all images. Negatives and slides are restricted. Contact repository for further information.

Use Restrictions

A portion of this collection is stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bradley, Bill, 1943-
Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-
Clinton, Bill, 1946-
Clinton, Hillary Rodham.
Dole, Elizabeth
Dole, Robert J., 1923-
Gingrich, Newt
Glenn, John
Lott, Trent, 1941
Subjects
Million Man March (1995 : Washington, D.C.)
Places
Cuba
El Salvador
Haiti.
Washington (D.C.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

PF Bentley, 1979-2001, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Archive

 

Prints:

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2.325/V118c Bill Clinton:
For Clinton book, 1992
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2.325/V118d For Clinton book, 1992
1992
State of the Union, 1996
With Trent Lott, 1999
Newt Gingrich:
Progress and Freedom Strategy Seminar, December 1999
1994 -1995
With wife Marianne, 1995
1995
1998
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2.325/V85d Robert Dole:
Last days in Senate, early campaign, April – May 1996
Early 1996
Early campaign with Gingrich, Lott, 1996
With Heather/John M., 1996
Press coverage – Josh Fine book, 1996
Elizabeth Dole, 1996
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2.325/V85e Dole with pollsters 1996
Jack Kemp, 1996
Contest entries, 1996
“Lost Negatives” [Dole], 1996
1996
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2.325/V85f 1996
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2.325/V120 Miscellaneous Dole
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2.325/V118e Bill Bradley:
Prints for Bradley book, 1999
Miscellaneous staff, 2000
Campaign, 2000
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2.325/V118f Miscellaneous:
George W. Bush, 1999
John Glenn, August 1 – 6, 1998
Trent Lott with John Kasich, May 1, 1997
Trent Lott, week of January 18, 2001
Rick Lazio, May 31, 2000
Vietnam MIA Re-patriation, 1999
Unidentified

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Oversize Prints:

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2.325/V118b Newt Gingrich, with wife Marianne, 1995
Newt Gingrich, 1995
Bill Clinton, 1996
Robert Dole, last days in Senate, 1996
Robert Dole, 1996
Elizabeth Dole, 1996
Bill Bradley, 2000
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2002-220/1-5 Mounted Newt Gingrich exhibit prints

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Negatives and Contact Sheets:

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2002-199/1 Bill Clinton:
[Click for images] February – July 1992
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2002-199/2 [Click for images] September – November 1992
[Click for images] 1992
Inauguration, January 1993
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2002-199/3 Newt Gingrich:
December 1994 – January 1995
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2002-199/4 February – March 16, 1995
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2002-199/5 [Click for images] March 21 – October 1995
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2002-199/6 [Click for images] March 21 – October 1995
1995
1997
1998
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2002-199/7 Robert Dole:
January – February 13, 1996
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2002-199/8 February 14 – March 6, 1996
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2002-199/9 [Click for images] March 7 – April 1996
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2002-199/10 [Click for images] May – June 7, 1996
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2002-199/11 [Click for images] June 8 – July 17, 1996
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2002-199/12 [Click for images] July 18 – August 14, 1996
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2002-199/13 August 16 – September 19, 1996
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2002-199/14 [Click for images] September 22 – October 17, 1996
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2002-199/15 October 18 – November 4, 1996
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2002-199/16 November 5 – November 8, 1996
1996
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2002-199/17 1996
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2002-199/18 [Click for images] 1996
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2002-199/19 Bill Bradley:
August 1999 – January 6, 2000
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2002-199/20 [Click for images] January 7 – February 7, 2000
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2002-199/21 [Click for images] February 11 – March 9, 2000
[Click for images] 2000
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2002-199/2 Miscellaneous
George W. Bush, [Click for images] March – June 1999
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2002-199/22 John Glenn, [Click for images] July – August 1998
Trent Lott, [Click for images] January 1999
Trent Lott with President Clinton, [Click for images] 1999
Castro Demonstrations, 1979
Davis Cup, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, 1981
UN, Ringling Party, Ellis in NY/Kenny, Cleveland, 1982
Jack Klugman’s popcorn, April 1, 1983
Paul Begala CNN, November 8, 1993
“Passage to Vietnam”, 1994
Million Man March, 1995
Vietnam MIA Re-patriation, 1999
Rick Lazio, May 31, 2000
Manua Lani
Lew Lehrman
Bradley Game
Monterey
Cuba First Trip
Unidentified negatives and contact sheets

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Positive transparencies:

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2002-199/23 Identified:
Bill Clinton, 1992
Rick Lazio, May 31, 2000
Newt Gingrich, 1995
John Glenn, 1984
Robin Williams
Harold Varmus, Michael Bishop, 1989
Cuba, October 18, 1994
Oakland Fires, October 20 – 21, 1991
Salt Lake City
"California: The Endangered Dream," 1991
California Issue
California
American Productivity: Hewlett Packard and Intel Corp.
Conservation Meter, 1991
Power to Heal
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2002-199/25 Black Star [generally identified]:
People
Places
Subjects
Miscellaneous People, Places and Subjects
Unidentified
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2002-199/23 Numbered Assignments
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2002-199/24 Numbered Assignments

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Manuscript Material:

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2.325/B101a Empty negative envelopes, 1986 – 1991
Photograph Identifications:
Bob Dole: Behind the Headlines
Bali
Clinton captions, April 25, 1992
Clinton captions, April 29, 1992
Clinton captions, May 1, 1992
Clinton captions, May 16, 1992
Clinton captions, May 27, 1992
Clinton captions, June 3, 1992
GOPAC photograph requests
Publications:
TIME Magazine, California: The Endangered Dream, November 18, 1991
Miscellaneous:
Pulitzer contest forms
clipping, Far Side cartoon
Envelope of business cards, contact information

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Multimedia

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3W101 Clinton, Portrait of Victory CD-ROM, 1993

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