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Paul Bowles:

Photography Collection Literary File at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Title: Paul Bowles Literary File
Dates: Circa 1850s-1950s
Extent: 698 items
Abstract: The Paul Bowles Literary File consists of 698 photographs, the majority of which are images of various people, including Bowles, his wife Jane Auer, his parents and other family members, as well as friends and associates.
Call Number: Photography Collection PH-00281
Language: English
Access:

Open for research




The Paul Bowles Literary File consists of 698 photographs, the majority of which are images of various people, including Bowles, his wife Jane Auer, his parents and other family members, as well as Truman Capote, Oliver Smith, Virgil Thomson, Tennessee Williams, and other friends and associates, many of whom are unidentified. Most of the images in the rest of the file are views of North Africa and various other places, including Spain and Sri Lanka. There are duplicate prints and/or enlargements of some images in Boxes 2-6 (957:0027:0001-0443). An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.


The Ransom Center also holds manuscript materials by Paul Bowles.