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Erle Stanley Gardner:

An Inventory of His Literary File Photography Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Gardner, Erle Stanley, 1889-1970
Title: Erle Stanley Gardner Literary File Photography Collection
Dates: 1910-1968
Extent: 40,000 items (47.1 linear feet)
Abstract: The Erle Stanley Gardner Literary File contains approximately 40,000 photographic prints, transparencies, and negatives (some stereographic), housed in approximately 58 document boxes, 13 storage cartons, and 16 albums. An avid photographer as well as a writer, Gardner documented his travels in Europe, China, South America, the South Pacific, and his hunting trips across the western United States.
Call Number: Photography Collection PH-02695
Language: English.
Access: Open for research. Please note: Transparencies may be accessed but require 24 hours advance notice. Negatives cannot be accessed without curatorial approval. Light sensitive materials must be viewed under low-level lighting. Some materials may be restricted from viewing. To make an appointment or to reserve photography materials, please contact the Center's staff at photography@hrc.utexas.edu.



Acquisition: Internal transfers
Processed by: Ransom Center Staff
Repository:

The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center


The Erle Stanley Gardner Literary File contains approximately 40,000 photographic prints, transparencies, and negatives (some stereographic), housed in approximately 58 document boxes, 13 storage cartons, and 16 albums. An avid photographer as well as a writer, Gardner documented his travels in Europe, China, South America, the South Pacific, and his hunting trips across the western United States. Also included are images taken for and used in articles and travel publications, as well as images that were part of criminal case research material. This finding aid comprises a partial list of the contents of this file, as much of the collection is unprocessed.
This collection forms a part of the Literary File Photography Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

The Ransom Center holds other Gardner materials in the Erle Stanley Gardner Papers.

People

Gardner, Erle Stanley, 1889-1970.
Snyder, LeMoyne, 1898-.
Sutro, Adolph, 1830-1898
Wilhelm, Walt, 1893-.

Subjects

Archery.
Bowhunting.
Camping.
Hunting.
Tarahumara Indians.

Places

Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula).
California.
China.
Japan.
Mexico.
Mojave Desert.
Philippines.
Wyoming.
Yaqui River (Mexico).

Document Types

Contact prints.
Cyanotypes.
Film negatives.
Film transparencies.
Gelatin silver prints.
Nitrate negatives.
Panoramic photographs.
Photographic prints.
Slides.
Stereographs.