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Finding Aid to the David Ross Brower Photograph Collection
BANC PIC 2001.211  
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Description
Portraits and personal snapshots of David Brower, his family, and associates, photographs taken on wilderness excursions chiefly in California and the American West, and photographs taken during his career as a conservationist and leader of environmental organizations (meetings, public events and campaigns, speaking engagements, colleagues, etc., often related to Friends of the Earth or the Sierra Club, and a few related to the Earth Island Institute.) Also present are photographs of book production, photographs collected for use in publication projects, and other materials pertaining to published and unpublished projects.
Background
David Ross Brower was born on July 1, 1912 in Berkeley, California, where he continued to live most of his life. He was the son of Ross J. and Mary Brower, and had three siblings, Edith, Ralph and Joseph. He married Anne Hus on May 1, 1943. Together they had a daughter, Barbara, and three sons, Kenneth, Robert, and John.
Extent
5560 items in 24 boxes and 1 volume (approximately 5560 photographs, negatives and transparencies)
Restrictions
Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Copyright for material created by David Ross Brower has been assigned to the University of California Regents, managed by The Bancroft Library. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. For additional information about the University of California, Berkeley Library's permissions policy please see: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/about/permissions-policies
Availability
Collection is open for research. COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use. NEGATIVES and TRANSPARENCIES: RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. NITRATE NEGATIVES: CLOSED TO RESEARCH DUE TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESTRICTIONS.