This collection consists of black and white photographs taken of downtown Santa Cruz, California, immediately after the 1989
Loma Prieta earthquake and scenes of the University of Califoria, Santa Cruz Campus.
Alexander Lowry has been making personal and professional photographs since 1957. During his career he has been a newspaper
photographer and public relations photographer, and for the last 30 years has concentrated on contract work, primarily for
educational and conservation organizations. Photo Researchers, Inc. in New York has represented his stock photography since
1964. He has taught workshops for University of California, Santa Cruz Extension and others since 1974. His photographs have
appeared in more than 500 publications worldwide over a span of five decades. He has exhibited widely in both solo and group
shows, and his prints are in public and private collections.
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and
their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Collection open for research.