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John Beecher, 1904-1980
Literary File, Photography Collection

9 items

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

Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The John Beecher Literary File consists of 7 collotypes and 2 photographic prints. The collotypes depict parts of the cathedrals of Chartres and Rouen, France, and the photographic prints are portraits of Beecher. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this 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This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

Item List

Container Accession / P No.      Description
PH:LF:OV Box, Small 992:0017:0001-0007 6 collotypes of statues from the Cathedral of Chartres and 1 collotype of the facade of the Cathedral of Rouen.
PH:LF:OV Box, Large 957:0080:0001Portrait of Beecher (image approximately 29 x 23 cm., mounted on board with hinged covering board, 45.7 x 36 cm.); handwritten on mount, beneath right corner of image: "For John Beecher, with respect / and admiration. Stuart Weiner"; handwritten note laid in: "Photo taken in Phoenix, AZ."
PH:LF:OV Box, Large 957:0080:0002 Portrait of Beecher (image approximately 35 x 24 cm., on mount 50.9 x 40.7 cm.); handwritten on mount verso: "John Beecher / Photo by Greg Leary, 1971, Florida / TODAY."

Index of Photographers

Leary, Greg--957:0080:0002
Weiner, Stuart A.--957:0080:0001

John Beecher Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 27 June 2007)

Reference queries to: photography@hrc.utexas.edu

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