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Gerald Brenan
Literary File, Photography Collection

80 items (1 box)

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan and Mary Foster, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None


Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The Gerald Brenan Literary File consists of 80 pictures, the majority of which are copy negatives (accompanied by photocopied inscriptions from the versos of the original prints). The photographic prints include images of Brenan, Ernest Hemingway, and Hetty McGee, as well as snapshots of Algeria and Sicily. 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.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*All items are located at PH:LF:Brenan, G., Box.


Item List

Accession / P No. Description
P1Portrait of Brenan, 1959.
P2-P3Photographs of Brenan, Ernest Hemingway, Hetty McGee, and others, seated at a table outdoors, June 1959.
P4Snapshot of Brenan and Joanna Carrington, seated at a table outdoors, April 1957.
P5Portrait of Brenan and Hetty McGee in his garden, 1958.
P6-P8 Portraits of Hetty McGee.
P9-P20Snapshots of Algeria and Sicily.
P21-P744" x 5" copy negatives of Brenan, his family and friends, and places pertaining to him (with alternative numbering, i.e., Brenan negatives 1-54, and accompanied by photocopied inscriptions from the verso of the original prints).
P75-P77 Photographic reproductions of illustrations of a greyhound (P75) and deer (P76-P77).
P78View of trees.
P79-P80 Photomechanical postcards of Watendlath, Cumbria.


Index of Photographers

Hemingway, Mary Welsh, 1908- --P2-P3


Gerald Brenan Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 28 June 2007)

Reference queries to: photography@hrc.utexas.edu

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