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Ansel Adams:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984
Title: Ansel Adams Photography Collection
Dates: 1929-1960, undated (printed later)
Extent: 2 oversize boxes (3 linear feet)
Abstract: The collection consists of thirty photographs by Ansel Adams. Eighteen of the photographs are from Adams' Yosemite Special Edition series, and six are from his Portfolios I and II.
Call Number: Photography Collection PH-00039
Language: English
Access: Access: Open for research.



Acquisition: Acquisition: Purchase, 1964; internal transfer, 1998; donation, 2015.
Processed by: Processed by: Kait Dorsky, 2016
Repository: :

The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center


The collection consists of thirty photographs by Ansel Adams. The majority of the photographs are of natural wilderness areas, many of which were taken in national parks. Eighteen of the photographs are from Adams' Yosemite Special Edition series, and six are from his Portfolios I and II. Standardized titles and dates for items from Adams' Yosemite Special Edition series were taken from the Center for Creative Photography’s comprehensive website.

Photograph (958:0079:0002) in Mabel Dodge Luhan Literary File Photography Collection.
Adams, Ansel. Sierra Club Outing 1929. San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1929.
------. What Majestic Word: In Memory of Russell Varian. San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1963.

People

Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984

Subjects

National parks & reserves -- California -- Photographs
Wilderness areas -- Pictorial works

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

Gelatin silver prints