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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Photograph album

Loose Photographs:

Scrapbook

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Nathan Waldman Photograph Collection, ca. 1930-1945



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Waldman, Nathan
Title: Nathan Waldman Photograph Collection,
Dates: ca. 1930-1945
Abstract: The collection includes a photograph album of University of Texas buildings in the 1930s, as well as assorted pictures of the campus and student life taken by Waldman during his time as a student at UT (1930 – 1935) Also included are photographs from World War II and a scrapbook of cartoons.
Accession No.: 2009-230; 2010-287
Extent: 1 photograph album, 112 loose photographs, 1 scrapbook
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Nathan Waldman studied at the University of Texas from 1930 to 1935, graduating with a degree in journalism. After college he lived on the west coast reporting for several Texas newspapers and radio stations on movie studios, actors and their roles in the war effort. He continued to write and report during his free time serving in the army during World War II.

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Scope and Contents

The collection includes a photograph album of University of Texas buildings in the 1930s, as well as assorted pictures of UT campus and student life taken by Waldman during his time as a student (1930 – 1935). These include Waldman’s student athletics passes, campus in the snow and during construction, and several images of the Dallas fairgrounds. Also included are photographs from World War II and a scrapbook of cartoons from a Hillel publication by A. Marks made during the time that Waldman was editor of that publication.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Cartoons & Comics
University of Texas at Austin--Buildings--History
University of Texas at Austin--Students.
World War II
Places
Austin (Tex.)
Dallas (Tex.)
Hawaii

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nathan Waldman Photograph Collection, ca. 1930-1945, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The 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.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Photograph album

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3So93.1 University of Texas campus, ca. 1930-1935:
Main Building
Gregory Gym
Sutton Hall
Waggener Hall
Engineering Building
Engineering Shop and Plant
Library
Journalism Building
Law Building
Garrison Hall
Chemistry Building
Construction
Engineering Annex
Home Economics
Physics Building
Brackenridge Hall
New Library
Texas Capitol

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Loose Photographs:

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3So93.1 Austin/University of Texas student life, ca. 1931-1935:
An attempted time exposure, January 26, 1932
[Blimp in sky]
[3]
Capital grounds “8th Texas Cavalry,” June 20, 1932
Capital grounds, June 20, 1932
Chemistry Building, Engineering shop, January 25, 1932
Colorado River as seen from Mount Bonnell,
[2] February 2, 1932
East Woods, June 20, 1932
Eastwoods Park, March 13, 1932
[Fire]
[2]
Garrison Hall, September 26, 1931
It’s a Dog’s Life – Bill
Jack Hirshberg
Little Ceasar who later became Cleopatra, February 2, 1932
Mait and Stein caught in an unusual pose—studying, February 25, 1932
Mitten Stein, March 20, 1932
Moon, November 20, 1931
Moonlight, March 29, 1932
Mortie Marks (Marx?), Freeman Mittenthal (was a lawyer in Dallas)
Nathan, 1930
Nathan
[2]
New Dorm, August 11, 1932
Path thru East Woods, April 26, 1932
R.W. Sparks, Ben Kotin, Eastwoods Park, March 13, 1932
Student Athletic Season Ticket, 1931-1932
Student Athletic Season Ticket, 1934-1935
Texas flag floats on high, 1932
Texas-Missouri game, October 3, 1931
Tower
Unidentified
Undated:
Bob Purvin, one of your (many) very successful graduates
[Dallas, Texas fairgrounds]
[2]
So What! - Robert (Bob)
Unidentified
World War II:
Hawaii
Nathan Waldman
Unidentified

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Scrapbook

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3So93.1 Scrapbook of cartoons by A. Marks

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