A Guide to the William Franklin Blair Photographs, ca. 1912-1980
William Franklin Blair (1912-1985) was a noted zoologist and University of Texas professor.
The 52 images in this collection document Blair’s life from childhood through World War II and professional meetings in which Blair participated. Also included are photographs of Blair fishing with his wife Fern and photographs of Blair Woods, the Blairs’ Austin homestead that they donated to the Travis County Audubon Society. Ten of the images are silver gelatin black and white photopostcards; The rest are silver gelatin black and white prints.
William Franklin Blair Photographs, ca. 1912-1980, 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.
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