A Guide to the David C. Anson Photograph Collection, 1992
David C. Anson is an attorney in Tuscon, Arizona. In 1992 he received permission to videotape and take still photographs in various Texas prison units. The photographs were taken by Michael A. Murphey and John McConlee who at the time were students at the University of Texas.
Collection consists of videotapes of Skyview Psychiatric Unit, Death House and Diagnotic units, prisoners Jerry Ray Bolden and Robert Excell White, and East Prison field work; black and white and color photographic documentation of Gatesville, Ferguson, Wynne State Farm, Goree, Eastham, Ellis I, The Walls, and Diagnostic units of the Texas Prison System. Also included are two folders about death row inmates from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Information Office.
Resticted access to one videotape, otherwise unrestricted.
David C. Anson Photograph Collection, 1992, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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 Papers