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Fannie Hurst:

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

Creator: Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968
Title: Fannie Hurst Literary File Photography Collection
Dates: 1914-1944
Extent: 896 items (3 linear feet)
Abstract: The Fannie Hurst Literary File consists of 896 images. Many of the loose prints are of Hurst alone, with various people including her husband Jacques S. Danielson, and/or with various pets. There are also numerous portraits of celebrities of Hurst’s day, many of which were autographed presentations to her.
Call Number: Photography Collection PH-02687
Language: English
Access: Open for research. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials. 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.
Use Policies: Ransom Center collections may contain material with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in the collections without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Ransom Center and The University of Texas at Austin assume no responsibility.
Restrictions on Use: Authorization for publication is given on behalf of the University of Texas as the owner of the collection and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder which must be obtained by the researcher. For more information please see the Ransom Centers' Open Access and Use Policies.



Acquisition: Internal transfers
Processed by: HRC Staff
Repository:

The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center


The Fannie Hurst Literary File consists of 896 images (631 loose prints, 264 prints in 2 albums, and a photographic reproduction of a caricature, partially adhered to a piece of glass). Many of the loose prints are of Hurst alone, with various people including her husband Jacques S. Danielson, and/or with various pets. There are also numerous portraits of celebrities of Hurst’s day, many of which were autographed presentations to her. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.
This collection forms 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 Harry Ransom Center holds additional Hurst material in the Fannie Hurst Papers (MS-02091), the Fannie Hurst Art Collection (AR-00128), and the Fannie Hurst Personal Effects Collection (DA-00053).

People

Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968.

Subjects

Motion pictures--Production and direction.
Pets.
Travel.

Places

Berlin (Germany).
France.
Havana (Cuba).
Oberammergau (Germany).
Russia.
Venice (Italy).

Document Types

Cyanotypes.
Photographic prints.