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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Slides by location, circa 1981-2002

Photographic prints, circa 1990-2000

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Eleanor Morris Photographic Archive, circa 1981-2002



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Morris, Eleanor, photographer.
Title: Morris, Eleanor, Photographic Archive
Dates: circa 1981-2002
Abstract: The ten binders of slides in the Eleanor Morris Photographic Archive document a variety of Texas cities, small towns, and other locations, photographed by travel photographer Eleanor Morris in the course of her work.
Accession No.: AR 2012-319
Extent: 4 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Eleanor Morris documented the United States and numerous international locations during a 25-year career as a freelance travel photographer. A resident of Austin, Texas, much of Morris’ work focuses on Texas locations, especially the Texas Hill Country. Her publications include a book on the Texas Hill Country, Country Towns of Texas, Country Roads of Texas and Fairs and Festivals of Texas. In addition, she contributed to a number of travel publications including City Smart, Austin and Recommended Inns of the Southwest.

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Scope and Contents

The ten binders of slides in the Eleanor Morris Photographic Archive document a variety of Texas cities, small towns, and other locations, including Austin (State Capitol building, Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library, the University of Texas, Austin parks and the French Legation), Amarillo, Abilene, Alpine, Arlington, Anderson, Bracketville, Big Bend, Bandera, Bastrop, Belton, Blanco, Boerne, Brenham, Burnet, Caverns, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Dripping Springs, Padre Island, Mustang Island, Driftwood, Elgin, Enchanted Rock, El Paso, Ennis, Fort Parker, Fort Stockton, Fort Davis, Fort Worth, Fredericksburg, Guadalupe National Forest, Galveston, Glen Rose, Giddings, Grand Prairie, Goliad, Gonzales, Grapevine, Granbury, Gruene, the Hill Country, Houston, Independence, Inns, Irving, Jefferson, Johnson City, Kemah, Kerrville, Kilgore, La Grange, Lake Travis, Lake Buchanan, Lakes and Rivers, Laredo, Llano, Lockhart, Lost Maples, Longview, Lubbock, Luckenbach, Luling, Manor, McAllen, Marble Falls, Medina, Mineola, Nacogdoches, Navasota, New Braunfels, North Padre Island, Palmetto Park, Palo Duro Canyon, Port Aransas, Port Isabel, Renaissance Festival, Rio Grande City, Rockport, Round Top, Rosanky, Rusk, San Angelo, St. Augustine, San Antonio, San Marcos, Seguin, Smithville, South Padre Island, Stonewall, Temple, Tarantula Train, Tow, Tyler, Victoria, Waco, Washington-on-the-Brazos, Waxahachie, Weimar, West Columbia, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Wildflowers and Wimberley.

One folder containing black and white photographic prints of assorted Texas locales is additionally included.

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Arrangement

The papers are arranged by material type into two series:
  • I. Slides by location, circa 1981-2002
  • II. Photographic prints, circa 1990-2000

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

These photographs are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Caves--Texas--Photographs.
Hotels--Texas--Photographs.
Lakes Texas--Photographs
Rivers Texas--Photographs.
Texas Renaissance Festival--Photographs.
Wildflowers--Texas--Photographs.
Places
Abilene (Tex.)--Photographs.
Alpine (Tex.)--Photographs.
Amarillo (Tex.)--Photographs.
Arlington (Tex.)--Photographs.
Austin (Tex.)--Photographs.
Bandera (Tex.)--Photographs.
Bastrop (Tex.)--Photographs.
Belton (Tex.)--Photographs.
Big Bend National Park (Tex.)--Photographs.
Blanco (Tex.)--Photographs.
Boerne (Tex.)--Photographs.
Brenham (Tex.)--Photographs.
Buchanan, Lake (Tex.)--Photographs.
Burnet (Tex.)--Photographs.
Corpus Christi (Tex.)--Photographs.
Dallas (Tex.)--Photographs.
Dripping Springs (Tex.)--Photographs.
El Paso (Tex.)--Photographs.
Elgin (Tex.)--Photographs.
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area (Tex.)--Photographs.
Ennis (Tex.)--Photographs.
Fort Davis (Tex.)--Photographs.
Fort Parker State Park (Tex.)--Photographs.
Fort Stockton (Tex.)--Photographs.
Fort Worth (Tex.)--Photographs.
Fredericksburg (Tex.)--Photographs.
Galveston Island (Tex.)--Photographs.
Giddings (Tex.)--Photographs.
Glen Rose (Tex.)--Photographs.
Goliad (Tex.)--Photographs.
Gonzales (Tex.)--Photographs.
Grapevine (Tex.)--Photographs.
Granbury (Tex.)--Photographs.
Gruene (Tex.)--Photographs.
Houston (Tex.)--Photographs.
Irving (Tex.)--Photographs.
Johnson City (Tex.)--Photographs.
Kemah (Tex.)--Photographs.
Kerrville (Tex.)--Photographs.
Kilgore (Tex.)--Photographs.
La Grange (Tex.)--Photographs.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center--Photographs.
Laredo (Tex.)--Photographs.
Llano (Tex.)--Photographs.
Lockhart (Tex.)--Photographs.
Longview (Tex.)--Photographs.
Lubbock (Tex.)--Photographs.
Luckenbach (Tex.)--Photographs.
Luling (Tex.)--Photographs.
McAllen (Tex.)--Photographs.
Manor (Tex.)--Photographs.
Marble Falls (Tex.)--Photographs.
Mineola (Tex.)--Photographs.
Mustang Island State Park (Tex.)--Photographs.
Nacogdoches (Tex.)--Photographs.
Navasota (Tex.)--Photographs.
New Braunfels (Tex.)--Photographs.
Padre Island (Tex.)--Photographs.
Palo Duro Canyon (Tex.)--Photographs.
Port Aransas (Tex.)--Photographs.
Port Isabel (Tex.)--Photographs.
Rio Grande City (Tex.)--Photographs.
Rockport (Tex.) --Photographs.
Round Top (Fayette County, Tex.)--Photographs.
San Angelo (Tex.) --Photographs.
San Antonio (Tex.)--Photographs.
San Marcos (Tex.)--Photographs.
Seguin (Tex.) --Photographs.
Smithville (Tex.) --Photographs.
Temple (Tex.)--Photographs.
Texas Hill Country (Tex.)--Photographs.
Travis, Lake (Tex.)--Photographs.
Tyler (Tex.)--Photographs.
Victoria (Tex.)--Photographs.
Waco (Tex.)--Photographs.
Washington (Tex.)--Photographs.
Waxahachie (Tex.)--Photographs.
Weimar (Tex.)--Photographs.
West Columbia (Tex.)--Photographs.
Wimberley (Tex.)--Photographs.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Eleanor Morris Photographic Archive, circa 1981-2002, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Amy Bowman, 2013.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Slides by location, circa 1981-2002

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2012-319/1 Austin binder
A binder; includes Amarillo, Abilene, Alpine, Arlington, and Anderson
B binder; includes Bracketville, Big Bend, Bandera, Bastrop, Belton, Blanco, Boerne, Brenham, and Burnet
C, D, E binder; includes Caverns, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Dripping Springs, Padre Island, Mustang Island, Driftwood, Elgin, Enchanted Rock, El Paso, and Ennis
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2012-319/2 F, G binder; includes Fort Parker, Fort Stockton, Fort Davis, Fort Worth, Fredericksburg, Guadalupe National Forest, Galveston, Glen Rose, Giddings, Grand Prairie, Goliad, Gonzales, Grapevine, Granbury and Gruene
H, I binder; includes Hill Country, Houston, Independence, Inns and Irving
J, K, L binder; includes Jefferson, Johnson City, Kemah, Kerrville, Kilgore, La Grange, Lake Travis, Lake Buchanan, Lakes and Rivers, Laredo, Llano, Lockhart, Lost Maples, Longview, Lubbock, Luckenbach, Luling
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2012-319/3 M, N, P binder; includes Manor, McAllen, Marble Falls, Medina, Mineola, Nacogdoches, Navasota, New Braunfels, North Padre Island, Palmetto Park, Palo Duro Canyon, Port Aransas and Port Isabel
R, S, T binder; includes Renaissance Festival, Rio Grande City, Rockport, Round Top, Rosanky, Rusk, San Angelo, St. Augustine, San Antonio, San Marcos, Seguin, Smithville, South Padre Island, Stonewall, Temple, Tarantula Train, Tow and Tyler
V, W binder; includes Victoria, Waco, Washington-on-the-Brazos, Waxahachie, Weimar, West Columbia, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Wildflowers and Wimberley

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Photographic prints, circa 1990-2000

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2012-319/3 Black and white photographic prints (8x10 and smaller) of Texas locations, circa 1990-2000

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