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Record Detail


Collection Number:

PH-02632

Collection Name:

Richard Lee Adams Photography Collection

Creator:

Adams, Richard Lee (1908-1965)

Life Dates:

1908-03-03-1965-01-20

Nationality:

American

No. of Items:

587

Span Dates:

circa 1900-2014 (bulk 1935-1945)

Description:

Five hundred and eighty-seven photographs, a small leather notebook, and a small group of manuscript materials, dating from circa 1900-2014, document the personal life of American photographer Richard Lee Adams. The photographs are primarily family portraits and snapshots taken by Adams between 1935 and 1945 in New York City and in Lubbock, Texas. Subjects include his wife, Lucy, and their children, Donovan and Lucia; his parents; and extended family members. Other photographs are of artworks and furniture created by Adams during the 1950s and 1960s. See finding aid for detailed information.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Lucia Adams, 2014 (14-12-012-G)

Finding Aid URL:

http://norman.hrc.utexas.edu/fasearch/findingAid.cfm?eadid=01146

Location(s):

Adams, R.L., Boxes 1-3
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Additional Access:

Finding Aid or Inventory


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