University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Obama Inaugural Photograph Collection, 2009



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Naythons, Matthew; McNeely, Robert; Kennerly, David Hume
Title: Obama Inaugural Photograph Collection,
Dates: 2009
Abstract: The collection consists of 44 color and 2 black and white 16 x 20 in. photographs documenting events surrounding the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Accession No.: 2009-197
Extent: 46 16 in. x 20 in. prints
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The photographs in this collection are from Barack Obama: the Official Inaugural Book. It was created and produced by Matthew Naythons, Robert McNeely and David Hume Kennerly and contains photographs by Kennerly, McNeely, Peter Souza and a team of America’s leading photojournalists and amateur photographers.


Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 44 color and 2 black and white 16 x 20 in. photographs documenting events surrounding the inauguration of President Barack Obama. Subjects include the Obama family, Vice-President Joe Biden, former presidents George W. Bush and George H. W. Bush, Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, and Lynn and Dick Cheney. The crowds attending the inauguration and the inaugural balls are also represented.


Restrictions

Unrestricted access. Photographers retain copyright to their images.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Biden, Joseph R.
Bush, Barbara, 1925-
Bush, George Herbert Walker, 1924-
Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-
Bush, Laura Welch, 1946-
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Carter, Rosalynn
Cheney, Lynne V.
Cheney, Richard B.
Clinton, Bill, 1946-
Clinton, Hillary Rodham
Franklin, Aretha
Obama, Barack
Obama, Michelle
Roberts, John G., 1955-
Subjects
Presidents—United States--Inauguration
Places
Washington (D. C.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Obama Inaugural Photograph Collection, 2009, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Linda Peterson, August, 2009.

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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3So6 Photographs