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Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Prints, 1929-1960

University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Ansel Adams

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center



Creator: Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984
Title: Ansel Adams Collection
Dates: 1929-1960
Abstract: Twelve loose gelatin silver prints by Ansel Adams.
Call Number: Photography Collection PH-00039
Extent: 12 items (1 box)
Language: English
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center

Scope and Contents

Twelve loose gelatin silver prints by Ansel Adams. Ten images are landscapes and/or close-up images of nature; one image is a group portrait of three mountaineers at a campsite in the Sierra Nevada Mountains; and one image is a Polaroid portrait of Robert Balzer. Landscape images were made in various national parks and monuments, specifically, Yosemite National Park (Calif.), Joshua Tree National Monument (Calif.), Sunset Crater National Monument (Ariz.), and Death Valley National Monument (Calif. and Nev.). Other images were made in Alaska and Hawaii. Several images are from Adams' Portfolio I and Portfolio II.

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Restrictions

Access:

Open for research

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Index Terms

Subjects
Deserts -- California -- Photographs
Flowers -- Photographs
National parks & reserves -- California -- Photographs
Plants -- Photographs
Rock formations -- Photographs
Roots (Botany) -- Pictorial works
Trees -- Photographs
Water -- Photographs
Wilderness areas -- Pictorial works
Wood
Places
Alaska
Death Valley National Park (Calif. and Nev.)
Hawaii
Joshua Tree National Park (Calif.)
Mount Rainier National Park (Wash.)
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument (Ariz.)
Yosemite National Park (Calif.)
Document Types
Close-up photography
Gelatin silver prints
Landscape photographs
Landscapes (Representations)
Nature photography
Portrait photographs
Portraits
Views

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Administrative Information

Acquisition:

Purchase, 1964 and internal transfer from film department, 1998

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Item List

 

Prints, 1929-1960

Location
Box 1 Accession Number 964:0879:0001
At Sunset Crater National Monument[,] Arizona. 1950.
Photographic print mounted on mat board: gelatin silver, image 24.2 x 18.9 cm., on mount 42 x 34.3 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Accession Number 964:0879:0002
Forest, Mount Rainier National Park[,] Washington. 1950.
Photographic print mounted on mat board: gelatin silver, image 24.1 x 19.1 cm., on mount 42.1 x 34.3 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Accession Number 964:0879:0003
Roots. Foster Gardens - Honolulu T.H. 1950.
Photographic print mounted on mat board: gelatin silver, image 18.6 x 15.2 cm., on mount 42 x 34.3 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Accession Number 964:0879:0004
Death Valley National Monument[,] California. 1950.
Photographic print mounted on mat board: gelatin silver, image 23.3 x 18.4 cm., on mount 42 x 34.3 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Accession Number 964:0879:0005
Oak Tree from Yosemite. 1948.
Photographic print mounted on mat board: gelatin silver, image 23.6 x 18.5 cm., on mount 42 x 34.3 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Accession Number 964:0879:0006
Grass in Rain, Alaska. 1933.
Photographic print mounted on mat board: gelatin silver, image 22.7 x 33.4 cm., on mount 35.6 x 45.8 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Accession Number 964:0879:0007
Rose & Driftwood. 1933.
Photographic print mounted on mat board: gelatin silver, image 22.8 x 28.7 cm., on mount 35.5 x 45.8 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Accession Number 964:0879:0008
Joshua Tree National Monument[,] California. 1950.
Photographic print mounted on mat board: gelatin silver, image 18.8 x 23.9 cm., on mount 32.6 x 39.4 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Accession Number 964:0879:0009
Boards & Thistles. 1932.
Photographic print mounted on mat board: gelatin silver, image 23.1 x 16.7 cm., on mount 38.7 x 33.1 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Accession Number 964:0879:0010
Pine Cone & Eucalyptus Leaves. 1933.
Photographic print mounted on mat board: gelatin silver, image 25.3 x 32.4 cm., on mount 35.7 x 45.9 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Accession Number 980:0166:0001
[William Edward Colby and two unidentified men]. 1929.
Photographic print: gelatin silver, image 15.1 x 20.1 cm., on sheet 25.1 x 30.3 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Accession Number 998:0045:0001
[Robert Balzer at the Vow Rock]. 1960.
Photographic print: gelatin silver, 10.4 x 8.4 cm.

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