University of Texas at Austin

Charles Norman:

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

Creator: Norman, Charles, 1904-1996
Title: Charles Norman Literary File Photography Collection
Dates: 20th century
Extent: 46 items
Abstract: The Charles Norman Literary File Photography Collection consists of 46 photographs, mostly portraits of various people.
Call Number: PH-02962
Language: English
Access: Open for research. Please note: 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 Centers' Open Access and Use Policies.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation Charles Norman Literary File Photography Collection (PH-02962). Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin.
Acquisition: Internal transfers
Processed by: Susan McClellan, 2006

Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin,

Scope and Contents

The Charles Norman Literary File Photography Collection consists of 46 photographs, mostly portraits of various people, including Norman, E. E. Cummings, Ezra Pound, and Thomas Wolfe. There are also stills from a TV production of A Journey of a Night. 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 Files Photography Collection that is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally includes portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

Related Material

Associated and related material by and about Norman can be found in the Center's library and in the Charles Norman Collection (MS-03047).

Index Terms


Carmer, Carl, 1893-1976.
Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963.
Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962.
Hiler, Hilaire, 1898-1966.
Morehouse, Marion, 1906-1969.
Norman, Charles, 1904-1996.
Man Ray, 1890-1976.
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972.
Rachewiltz, Mary de.
Tzara, Tristan, 1896-1963.
Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938.


Television--Production and direction.

Document Types

Gelatin silver prints.
Nitrate negatives.
Photographic prints.

Item List