University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Henry Belin DuPont Photographs, ca. 1930-1947



Descriptive Summary

Creator: DuPont, Henry Belin
Title: Henry Belin DuPont Photographs
Dates: ca. 1930-1947
Abstract: Henry Belin DuPont (1898-1970) was an amateur photographer and the vice present of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. This collection includes aerial and ground photographs of the Big Bend Region of Texas, especially along the Rio Grande border with Mexico.
Extent: 19 mounted silver gelatin prints
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Henry Belin DuPont (1898-1970) was an amateur photographer and the vice present of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. During the 1930s and 40s he made aerial and boat trips to the Big Bend Region of Texas.


Scope and Contents

This collection includes aerial and ground photographs of the Big Bend Region of Texas, especially along the Rio Grande border with Mexico. Taken during trips to the region in the 1930s, 1941, 1946 and 1947, these photographs may have been displayed at an October 1952 meeting in Houston of the American Association for State and Local History and may have been acquired at that time.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
DuPont, Henry Belin, 1898-1970--Photographer
Subjects
Aerial photographs
Cactus
Places
Big Bend Region (Tex.)
Carmen Mountains (Mex.)
Mariscal Canyon (Brewster County, Tex.)
Reagan Canyon (Brewster County, Tex.)
Rio Grande
Santa Elena Canyon (Brewster County, Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Belin DuPont Photographs, ca. 1930-1947, 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.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3S236 Photographs