An Inventory of His Literary File Photography Collection at the Harry Ransom Center
|Cheyney, Peter, 1896-1951
|Peter Cheyney Literary File Photography Collection
|One hundred and fifty seven photographs of and related to crime fiction novelist Peter Cheyney (British, 1896-1951). Most of the items are publicity portraits of Cheyney, including some with duplicate copies.
|Open for research. Please note: Transparencies may be accessed but require 24 hours advance notice. 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.
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|Peter Cheyney Literary File Photography Collection (PH-02823). Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin.
|Susan McClellan and Mary Foster, 2006
Scope and Contents
|The collection consists of 157 photographs of and related to crime fiction novelist Peter Cheyney (British, 1896-1951). Most of the items are publicity portraits of Cheyney, including some with duplicate copies. There are also images of his wives and various other people. 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|This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection that is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.
|Associated manuscript materials, from which these photographs were likely transferred, are located in the Peter Cheyney Collection (MS-00771).
|Cheyney, Peter, 1896-1951.
|Gelatin silver prints.