Ansel Easton Adams (1902-1984) was born in San Francisco, California. A photographer and conservationist, he helped to establish
photography as an art form and is known for his detailed, panoramic photos of the American West. The collection consists of
typescripts, correspondence, photographs, proof sheets, and ephemera related to the creation and publication of two of Adams's
Born Free and Equal (1944) and
Sierra Nevada, the John Muir Trail (1938).
Ansel Easton Adams was born on February 20, 1902 in San Francisco, California; a photographer and conservationist, he helped
to establish photography as an art form and is known for his detailed, panoramic photos of the American West; co-founder,
Group f/64 (1932-34); author of seven portfolios and thirty books, including Born Free and Equal (1944), Yosemite (1960), and Images: 1923-74 (1975); director, Sierra Club, 1934-71; died near Carmel, California, on April 22, 1984.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
1 oversize box
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copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC
Regents do not hold the copyright.
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