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Fania Kruger, 1892-1977
Literary File, Photography Collection

95 items (1 box)

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


Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The Fania Kruger Literary File consists of 95 photographic prints, chiefly of Kruger and her friends and family. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this literary file.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.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


Item List

Accession / P No.     Description
P1-P5Five variant close-up snapshots of Fania Kruger, dated December 1964 and mounted on black boards.
P6Like P1-P5, except a birds' eye view of Fania Kruger, seated on a park bench, watching a woman and two children walk by.
980:0046:0001-0008 Miscellaneous snapshots made in Russia, Israel, and Greece at the Acropolis.
980:0046:0009-0022Family (Bert Kruger Smith, grandchildren), friends, etc., photographed in Austin, Texas and elsewhere (980:0046:0010 is of Fania Kruger and Stephen Spender).
980:0046:0023Portrait of and poem by Amanda Benjamin Hall, in leather folder.
980:0046:0024Unidentified artistic photograph, on which is handwritten: "To Miss Kruger."
980:0046:0025-0076 Images on pages from one or more photo albums (family, older portraits of Fania Kruger's parents, Sam Kruger's mother and others, Wichita Falls, Tex., etc.).
980:0046:0077 Photograph of seven men and one woman (all identified on verso) seated at a long table for a panel discussion at the "JWB Zonal Meeting held at the...Hotel Driskill, Austin, Texas, on January 29, 1956."
980:0098:0001-0002 Portraits of Riva Feldman Rapoport (Fania Kruger's sister).
984:0010:0068Small color snapshot of an unidentified woman and her 90th birthday cake.
997:0105:0199-0204Miscellaneous snapshots withdrawn from a book by Shapiro, Karl. Poems 1940-1953. New York, 1953.
997:0105:0635Portrait of Fania Kruger.


Index of Photographers

Barnes, Walter--997:0105:0635
Carter (Fort Worth, Tex.)--980:0046:0040
Douglass, Neal--980:0046:0077
Fagerberg, Albert--980:0046:0076
Kerr's Studio--980:0098:0002
Nossett Studio--980:0046:0029
Swartz (Fort Worth, Tex.)--980:0046:0062


Fania Kruger Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 11 February 2008)

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