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Gerald Brenan:

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

Creator: Brenan, Gerald, 1894-1987
Title: Gerald Brenan Literary File Photography Collection
Dates: 1940-1960
Extent: 80 items
Abstract: Eighty pictures of and related to author, historian, and Hispanist, Gerald Brenan (British, 1894-1987). Includes photographs of Brenan, Ernest Hemingway, and Hetty McGee, and snapshots of Algeria and Sicily.
Call Number: PH-02822
Language: English
Access: Open for research. Negatives cannot be accessed without curatorial approval. To make an appointment or to reserve photography materials, please email Visual Materials Reference staff. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials.
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 Center's Open Access and Use Policies.


Administrative Information


Preferred Citation Gerald Brenan Literary File Photography Collection (PH-02822). Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin.
Acquisition: Internal transfer
Processed by: Susan McClellan and Mary Foster, 2006
Repository:

Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin,

Scope and Contents


The collection consists of 80 pictures of and related to author, historian, and Hispanist, Gerald Brenan (British, 1894-1987). The majority of the items are copy negatives that are accompanied by photocopied inscriptions from the versos of the original prints. The photographic prints include portraits 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 may be available in a card catalog in the repository.
This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection that 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.

Related Material


Additional materials by and about Brenan are located in the Center's library and in the Gerald Brenan Collection (MS-00504), from which these photographs were likely transferred.

Index Terms


Subjects

Brenan, Gerald.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.
Hemingway, Mary Welsh, 1908-1986.
Authors.
Portraits, Group.

Places

Algeria.
Italy.

Document Types

Photographic prints.
Postcards.

Items List