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Finding Aid to the David Ross Brower Photograph Collection
BANC PIC 2001.211  
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Series 1: David Brower Portraits, Personal, Family and Friends about 1920s-1990s

Physical Location: PIC box 1; AX box 1, folders 1-2; NEG boxes 1, 5, 6

Scope and Content

Portraits of David Brower, photographs of a personal nature, his family and his friends.
PIC_box 1, folder 1

Portraits of David Brower, black and white about 1950s-1990s

Scope and Content

Portraits taken in an office setting or outdoors. Many portraits seem to be for publicity. Includes photograph labeled Rambouillet, taken at Friends of the Earth International France Rambouillet Conference.

Note

Some photographers identified on back of prints.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG boxes 5-6.
PIC_box 1, folder 2

Portraits of David Brower, color (folder 1 of 2) 1960s-1990s

Scope and Content

Portraits of Brower, mostly taken outdoors.

Note

Some photos are identified on back.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 1.
PIC_box 1, folder 3

Portraits of David Brower, color (folder 2 of 2) about 1980s

Scope and Content

Bust length portrait of Brower with blue sky as background.

Note

Folder contains 1 item, a photograph mounted on board.
AX_box 1, folder 1

Portraits of David Brower, oversize about 1970s, 1990s?

PIC_box 1, folder 4

Portraits of David Brower by Paul Bishop 1980-1990s

Scope and Content

8x10 prints and proof sheets.
PIC_box 1, folder 5

Portraits of David Brower by Andrea Entwhistle 1980

Scope and Content

Waist length portraits of David Brower wearing a Nordic sweater. 5x7 to 8x10 prints, and proof sheets.
PIC_box 1, folder 6

Portraits of David Brower with Steve? by Kitti Homme 1990s?

Scope and Content

Outdoor photograph of David Brower with man identified as Steve. Includes note from Jo Beal at Harper Collins West and a business card. 4x5 color prints.
PIC_box 1, folder 7

Portraits of David Brower by Philip Hyde 1952, about 1964

Scope and Content

Portraits of David Brower taken outdoors. Includes Brower with still and movie cameras . 4x5 and 8x10 prints.

Note

Original sleeve that formerly housed related negatives is labeled "Lake Powell trip."

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 6.
PIC_box 1, folder 8

Portraits of David Brower by Nancy Kittle 1997

Scope and Content

Portraits of David Brower in a home setting. Includes hand written note from Kittle with business card. 8x10 prints and proof sheets.
PIC_box 1, folder 9

Portraits of David Brower by Karen Preuss 1993

Scope and Content

Portraits of David Brower taken outdoors, some with waterfalls in background. 8x10 print and proof sheets.
PIC_box 1, folder 10

Portraits of David Brower by Tom Turner about 1960s-1980s?

Scope and Content

Most are portraits of David Brower taken at Cronkite Beach for Friends of the Earth. 5x7-8x10 prints.
PIC_box 1, folder 11

David Brower receiving honorary degrees 1967-1977

Scope and Content

Includes Brower receiving degrees from the College of the Seneca in Geneva, New York, and Reed College.
PIC_box 1, folder 12

Family photo album about 1928

Scope and Content

Photo album of snapshots that include mountain scenery, family members and friends, and UC Berkeley campus.
PIC_box 1, folder 13

David Brower snapshot of family, friends, and locations around the Bay Area. about 1920s-1930s

Scope and Content

Includes young men playing football, UC Berkeley campus and buildings in Berkeley, men and women with babies, San Francisco Bay, and San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge under construction.
PIC_box 1, folder 14

David Brower family and friends, black and white photographs about 1930s-1980s

Scope and Content

Bulk are snapshots.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 6.
PIC_box 1, folder 15

David Brower family and friends, color photographs 1960-1990s

Scope and Content

Bulk are snapshots.

Negatives

Related negatives and transparencies NEG box 1.
PIC_box 1, folder 16

Brower family outing to Fort Baker 1985

Scope and Content

Snapshots.
PIC_box 1, folder 17

David Brower, Mrs. Kenneth Brower and David Brower, Jr. 1990s?

Scope and Content

Snapshots of a family gathering and a boy practicing martial arts.
PIC_box 1, folder 18

David Brower with friends or colleagues about 1970s-1990s

Scope and Content

David Brower with unidentified people.
AX_box 1, folder 2

David Ross Brower and friends, oversize about 1980s-1990s

Scope and Content

2 matted black and white photographs.
PIC_box 1, folder 19

David Brower with John McPhee on Cumberland Island 1969?-1970

Scope and Content

Photograph of David Brower pulling on hanging vines, and copy of letter from McPhee written on New Yorker stationary.
 

Series 2: Military Service about 1942-1974

Physical Location: PIC box 2, folders 1-5; NEG box 1; NNEG

Scope and Content

Photographs of U.S. Army mountaineer training in the United States, and Brower's tour of duty with the Tenth Mountain Division in the mountains of Europe during World War II. Locations include Seneca Rocks, West Virginia; Camp Swift, Texas; Camp Carson, Colorado; and Italy.
PIC_box 2, folder 1

U.S. Army mountaineering troops about 1942-1945

Scope and Content

Training and tour of duty of the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division. Includes soldiers in camp, training, rock climbing and mountain scenery in the United States and the mountains of Europe (Italy). The bulk of photographs are snapshots, some are identified on the back.
NEG_box 1, folder 2

U.S. Army mountaineering troops, slides 1943-1945

Scope and Content

Includes soldiers and landscapes in the United States.
PIC_box 2, folder 2

Mountain troops training at Seneca and Champe Rocks, West Virginia 1944?

Scope and Content

Mountaineer training school, rock climbing, and scenery at Seneca Rock and Champe Rocks, West Virginia.
PIC_box 2, folder 3

Mountain Fighters, Camp Swift 1944, 1974

Scope and Content

Snapshots of David Brower in uniform and an aerial view of rural area, and a photo copy of letter from William J. Buchanan to Brower.
PIC_box 2, folder 4

Military climbing, Camp Carson, Colorado 1948?

Scope and Content

Men in uniform rock climbing.
PIC_box 2, folder 5

Military training climb of Mount Balby, Colorado [or Mount Baldy] about 1953

Scope and Content

Includes snapshots of mountain scenes, and men in uniform.
 

Series 3: Outdoor Recreation and Wilderness Expeditions 1926-1992

Physical Location: PIC box 2, folders 6-16, PIC boxes 2-8; AX box 1, folder 3; album volume 1; NEG boxes 1, 3, 5, 6, 7

Arrangement

This series is roughly arranged thematically, then by date, moving from general views of an outdoor sport or outing, to more specific named trips. At the end of the series are general scenic views taken on trips.

Scope and Contents

Photographs of outdoor recreation and sporting activities that David Brower participated in with friends and members of the Sierra Club, or documented while working in Yosemite National Park. Most photographs are of mountain top landscapes and wilderness scenery taken while on trips. Some images were taken to demonstrate rock climbing techniques and ski mountaineering. Some images were taken as documentation in Brower's role as an environmental activist. Includes Sierra Club High Trips and outings; general outdoor recreation of visitors enjoying themselves outdoors at Yosemite National Park; camping; mountaineering; fishing; skating; skiing and ski mountaineering. Outings of note include rock climbing in Berkeley, Yosemite National Park and Shiprock, New Mexico; 1934 backpacking trip Brower took with Hervey Voge to survey Sierra Nevada routes; Colorado River boating trip through the Grand Canyon and Glen Canyon with visit a from U.S. Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall. Because David Brower is the likely photographer of most of the photos, he rarely appears in the images.
PIC_box 2, folder 6

David Brower rock climbing, on back country trips and outings 1930s-1950s

Note

See also folders for specific trips.
PIC_box 2, folder 7

Mountaineering 1930s-about 1970s?

Scope and Content

Mountain scenery with climbers and equipment.

Note

Some images identified on back.
PIC_box 2, folder 8

Rock climbing (folder 1 of 3) 1930s?

Scope and Content

Includes people rock climbing in the San Francisco Bay Area and other locations in California, demonstrations of rock climbing techniques, and rock climbing equipment.
PIC_box 2, folder 9

Rock climbing (folder 2 of 3) 1930s?

Scope and Content

Includes people rock climbing in the San Francisco Bay Area and other locations in California.
PIC_box 2, folder 10

Rock climbing (folder 3 of 3) 1930s?

Scope and Content

Snapshots of people rock climbing in the San Francisco Bay Area and other locations in California.
PIC_box 2, folder 11

Rock climbing -- Morgan Harris 1930s

Scope and Content

Includes Dave Brower's friend climbing in Berkeley, Yosemite Valley, and at Tioga Pass.

Note

Some photos are identified on back.
PIC_box 2, folder 12

Rock climbing -- Richard M. Leonard 1930s

Scope and Content

Includes Dave Brower's friend climbing in Berkeley and Yosemite Valley.

Note

Some photos are identified on back.
PIC_box 2, folder 13

Rock climbing -- Joe Specht 1930s

Scope and Content

Includes Dave Brower's friend climbing in Yosemite Valley.

Note

Some photos are identified on back.
PIC_box 2, folder 14

Rock climbing -- Berkeley 1930s?

Scope and Content

Includes friends of David Brower rock climbing at Indian Rock and Pinnacle Rock.
PIC_box 2, folder 15

Rock climbing -- Yosemite National Park 1930s-1950s?

Scope and Content

Climbing scenes, mostly in Yosemite Valley.
AX_box 1, folder 3

Rock climbing and skiing, oversize photographs 1930s

Scope and Content

Most photographs are of Morgan Harris.
PIC_box 2, folder 16

Morgan Harris skiing 1930s

PIC_box 3, folder 1

Skiing and ski mountaineering (folder 1 of 6) 1930s-1950s?

Scope and Content

Snapshots of people back country skiing and winter landscapes. Probably all in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Note

Photographic prints found together, but it is undetermined if they go together.
PIC_box 3, folder 2

Skiing and ski mountaineering (folder 2 of 6) 1930s-1950s?

Scope and Content

Includes people skiing (mostly back country ski trips), and winter landscapes. Probably all in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Some images were used in book, Manual of Ski Mountaineering, edited by David Brower.

Note

Some photos are identified on back.
PIC_box 3, folder 3

Skiing and ski mountaineering (folder 3 of 6) 1940s

Scope and Content

Includes people skiing (mostly back country ski trips), cabins and winter landscapes. Probably all in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Some images were used in book, Manual of Ski Mountaineering, edited by David Brower.
PIC_box 3, folder 4

Skiing and ski mountaineering (folder 4 of 6) 1960?

Scope and Content

People skiing in the wilderness and camping in the snow, and winter landscapes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Many appear to be taken on the same back country ski expedition. Some images were used in book, Manual of Ski Mountaineering., edited by David Brower

Note

Many photographs are numbered and include a caption sheet. Some labeled High Sierra.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 6.
PIC_box 3, folder 5

Skiing and ski mountaineering (folder 5 of 6) 1960?

Scope and Content

People skiing in the wilderness and camping in the snow, and winter landscapes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Many appear to be taken on the same back country ski expedition. Includes Kenneth and Robert Brower. Some images were used in book, Manual of Ski Mountaineering., edited by David Brower

Note

Many photographs are numbered and include a caption sheet. Some labeled High Sierra.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 6.
PIC_box 3, folder 6

Skiing and ski mountaineering (folder 6 of 6) about 1960

Scope and Content

People skiing in the wilderness and camping in the snow, and winter landscapes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Many appear to be taken on the same back country ski expedition. Includes Kenneth and Robert Brower. Some images were used in book, Manual of Ski Mountaineering., edited by David Brower

Note

Many photographs are numbered and include a caption sheet. Some labeled High Sierra.
PIC_box 3, folder 7

Outdoor recreation 1930s-1960s

Scope and Content

Photographs of people enjoying themselves outdoors, near lakes, in snow, in woods.

Note

Some could be Sierra Club trips.

Negatives

Two color transparencies in NEG box 3.
PIC_box 3, folder 8

Outdoor recreation miscellaneous snapshots (folder 1 of 2) 1930s

Scope and Content

Snapshots of landscapes of wilderness areas, and people hiking, skiing and climbing. Includes Yosemite National Park.

Note

Photographic prints in this folder were found together, but it is undetermined if they go together.
PIC_box 3, folder 9

Outdoor recreation miscellaneous snapshots (folder 2 of 2) about 1930s

Scope and Content

Snapshots of landscapes of wilderness areas, and people hiking and climbing. Includes a man on a horse dressed as a cowboy.

Note

Photographic prints in this folder were found together, but it is undetermined if they go together.
PIC_box 3, folder 10

"Yosemite" (folder 1 of 3) 1930s

Scope and Content

Includes landscapes and people fishing in Yosemite National Park.

Note

Folder title from note with photos.
PIC_box 3, folder 11

"Yosemite" (folder 2 or 3) 1930s

Scope and Content

Includes landscapes, people enjoying the outdoors and naturalists on a glacier survey in Yosemite National Park.

Note

Folder title from note with photos. Some photos are identified on back.
PIC_box 3, folder 12

"Yosemite" (folder 3 or 3) 1930s

Scope and Content

Includes mountaineering, skiing and landscapes in Yosemite National Park.

Note

Folder title from note with photos.
PIC_box 4, folder 1

Sierra Nevada trips 1930s

Scope and Content

Includes mountain landscapes and people camping and hiking in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Note

Many photos are identified on the back. Many seem to be enlargements of snapshots filed under named trips.
PIC_box 4, folder 2

Sierra Club trips (folder 1 of 2) 1939-1972

Scope and Content

Includes people building or repairing a cabin (possibly the Clair Tappaan Lodge), camping and cooking outdoors, probably all in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Also includes correspondence to Brower from Luella Sawyer dated June 5, 1972.

Note

Some photos are identified as High Trips.
PIC_box 4, folder 3

Sierra Club trips (folder 2 of 2) 1950s

Scope and Content

Mountain scenery and hikers.
PIC_box 4, folder 4

Yosemite National Park snapshots 1926, undated

Scope and Content

Set of snapshots that appears to be a family trip to Yosemite.
PIC_box 4, folder 5

Desolation Wilderness and Pyramid Lake 1930, undated

Scope and Content

Mountain scenery, and a skier.

Note

Some photos are identified on back. Photographs are by David Brower.
PIC_box 4, folder 6

"First Desolation" June 1930

Scope and Content

Set of snapshots of young men and women camping and hiking.

Note

Title from note with matching negatives. Some photos are identified on back.

Negatives

Related negatives shelved as NNEG.
PIC_box 4, folder 7

Desolation trip? 1930?

Scope and Content

Set of snapshots of wilderness areas of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and people camping and hiking.

Note

Matching negatives appear to be related to the "First Desolation" images. Some photos are identified on back.

Negatives

Related negatives shelved as NNEG.
PIC_box 4, folder 8

"Summer 1931" (folder 1 of 4) 1931

Scope and Content

Set of snapshots of wilderness areas of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and young men and women hiking.

Note

Title from note with matching negatives.

Negatives

Related negatives shelved as NNEG.
PIC_box 4, folder 9

"Summer 1931" (folder 2 of 4) 1931

Scope and Content

Set of snapshots of wilderness areas of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and young men and women hiking.

Note

Title from note with matching negatives.

Negatives

Related negatives shelved as NNEG.
PIC_box 4, folder 10

"Summer 1931" (folder 3 of 4) 1931

Scope and Content

Set of snapshots of wilderness areas of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and young men and women hiking.

Note

Title from note with matching negatives.

Negatives

Related negatives shelved as NNEG.
PIC_box 4, folder 11

"Summer 1931" (folder 4 of 4) 1931

Scope and Content

Set of snapshots of wilderness areas of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and young men and women hiking.

Note

Title from note with matching negatives.

Negatives

Related negatives shelved as NNEG.
PIC_box 5, folder 1

Backpacking, Sierra Nevada (folder 1 of 2) summer 1933

Scope and Content

Snapshots taken by David Brower of his backing packing trip with George Rockwood in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Items numbered 1-98.

Note

Photos are identified on back.
PIC_box 5, folder 2

Backpacking, Sierra Nevada (folder 2 of 2) summer 1933

Scope and Content

Snapshots taken by David Brower of his back packing trip with George Rockwood in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Items numbered 99-184, and duplicates.

Note

Photos are identified on back.
PIC_box 5, folder 3

"Early Sierra" (folder 1 of 3) 1933

Scope and Content

Photographs of lakes, meadows, forests and high peaks of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Some photos include people in image.

Note

Folder title from note with photos. Some photos are identified on back.
PIC_box 5, folder 4

"Early Sierra" (folder 2 of 3) 1933

Scope and Content

Photographs of lakes, meadows, forests and high peaks of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Some identified on back.

Note

Folder title from note with photos.
PIC_box 5, folder 5

"Early Sierra" (folder 3 of 3) 1933

Scope and Content

Photographs of lakes, meadows, forests and high peaks of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Note

Folder title from note with photos. Some photos are identified on back.
PIC_box 5, folder 6

Mount Ericsson ascent, sets 1-11 May-June 1934

Scope and Content

Snapshots taken by David Brower of his backpacking and climbing trip with Hervey Voge in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Note

Photos are identified on back.
PIC_box 5, folder 7

Mount Ericsson ascent, sets 12-21 June 1934

Scope and Content

Snapshots taken by David Brower of his backpacking and climbing trip with Hervey Voge in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Note

Photos are identified on back.
PIC_box 5, folder 8

Mount Ericsson ascent, sets 22-34 July 1934

Scope and Content

Snapshots taken by David Brower of his backpacking and climbing trip with Hervey Voge in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Note

Photos are identified on back.
PIC_box 5, folder 9

Sierra Nevada trip photo album pages 1934?

Scope and Content

Three pages of a photograph album with snapshots of a wilderness trip in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, including Palisade Crest.
PIC_box 5, folder 10

Mount Waddington expedition (folder 1 of 2) 1935

Scope and Content

Snapshots of a Sierra Club mountaineering trip to Mount Waddington in Canada. Includes Richard Leonard.

Note

Photographs probably by David Brower.
PIC_box 5, folder 11

Mount Waddington expedition (folder 2 of 2) 1935

Scope and Content

Photographs of Sierra Club mountaineering trip to Mount Waddington in Canada. Includes Richard Leonard.

Note

Some photographs credited to the Royal Canadian Air Force.
ALB_vol. 1

"Illustrations for the article, 'Mt Waddington - An Unfinished Story,' submitted by David R. Brower, Yosemite National Park." 1935

Scope and Content

Photo album with snapshots of the Sierra Club expedition to Mount Waddington in Canada, and a map of the region.
PIC_box 6, folder 1

"Yosemite - Clouds Rest" November 1935

Scope and Content

Set of snapshots of people skiing and hiking, and landscapes in Yosemite National Park.

Note

Folder title and date from note with matching negatives.

Negatives

Related negatives shelved as NNEG.
PIC_box 6, folder 2

Lee Vining Canyon, Yosemite climb about 1935-1940

Scope and Content

Photographs of hikers, mountain scenery, and ice walls.
PIC_box 6, folder 3

Mount Lyell ascent, Yosemite National Park winter 1936

Scope and Content

Photographs of a mountaineering trip with climbers Bestor Robinson, Lewis Clark, Einar Nilsson, Boyntin Kauser, and David Brower.

Note

Includes Associated Press photographs.
PIC_box 6, folder 4

"St. Helena Palisades, Pinnacles, Pine Canyon, Lower Spire" 1936, undated

Scope and Content

Snapshot of landscapes, and young men rock claiming. Includes a group of people eating during an outing.

Note

Includes Associated Press photographs.
PIC_box 6, folder 5

Minarets, Eastern Sierra Nevada climb 1937

Scope and Content

Photographs of a climbing trip, featuring climber Morgan Harris.

Note

Note identifies a photograph as being by Ansel Adams.
PIC_box 6, folder 6

Tioga Pass March 1937

Scope and Content

Photographs of mountain landscapes with cross country skiers.

Note

Photographs by David Brower.
PIC_box 6, folder 7

Mount Clark ascent, Yosemite National Park winter 1938

Scope and Content

Photographs of a mountaineering trip.
PIC_box 6, folder 8

Shiprock climb (folder 1 of 2) 1939

Scope and Content

Photographs of rock climbers on Shiprock in New Mexico.

Note

Some have identification and commentary on the back.
PIC_box 6, folder 9

Shiprock climb (folder 2 of 2) 1939

Scope and Content

Landscapes near Shiprock in New Mexico, and climbers on Shiprock. Includes postcards.

Note

Some have identification and commentary on the back.
PIC_box 6, folder 10

Snow scenes and outdoor activity in Yosemite National Park, snapshot set 1930s

Scope and Content

Snapshots of people sledding, hiking and playing in the snow, and snowy landscapes. Most are taken in Yosemite Valley.

Note

Photographic prints were found together, and appear to be of a specific trip. Some photos are identified on the back.
PIC_box 6, folder 11

Yosemite wilderness trip, snapshot set 1930s

Scope and Content

Snapshots of a backpacking trip with two people identified as Bill and George. Includes mountain scenery, and Yosemite Valley.

Note

Photographic prints were found together, and appear to be of a specific trip. Some photos are identified on the back.
PIC_box 6, folder 12

Camping and hiking in Sierra Nevada Mountains, snapshot set (folder 1 of 2) 1930s

Scope and Content

Snapshots of wilderness landscapes, and young men and women hiking and enjoying the outdoors. It is possibly that all are taken in Yosemite National Park. Includes men playing a piano, man getting a haircut, people playing in the snow, cabins.

Note

Photographic prints were found together, and appear to be of a specific trip or time period.
PIC_box 6, folder 13

Camping and hiking in Sierra Nevada Mountains, snapshot set (folder 2 of 2) 1930s

Scope and Content

Snapshots of wilderness landscapes, and young men and women hiking and enjoying the outdoors. It is possible that all are taken in Yosemite National Park.

Note

Photographic prints were found together, and appear to be of a specific trip or time period.
PIC_box 6, folder 14

Sierra Nevada landscapes, hiking and horseback riding, snapshot set 1930s

Scope and Content

Snapshots of wilderness landscapes, and young men hiking, horseback riding and enjoying the outdoors.

Note

Photographic prints in this folder were found together, and appear to be of a specific trip or time period.
PIC_box 6, folder 15

Warm Springs and mountain wilderness, snapshot set 1930s

Scope and Content

Snapshots of people climbing at Warm Springs, and mountain landscapes.

Note

Photographic prints in this folder were found together, and appear to be of specific trips or time period.
PIC_box 7, folder 1

Bradford Washburn, Mount Deception expedition 1944?, 1990s

Scope and Content

Photographs of a mountaineering trip to Mount Deception, Alaska. Includes Mount Brooks, Brooks Glacier, Mount Denali and wreckage from an airplane crash. Also includes notes and brochure related to Fondazione Sella from 1990s.

Note

Photographs identified on back.
PIC_box 7, folder 2

"Mineral King, [Sierra Club] trip, Lost Canyon, Sawtooth Peak, etc." 1949

Scope and Content

Includes women hikers resting by a stream.

Note

Snapshots bound together commercially as a small album. Identification written on album cover.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 6.
PIC_box 7, folder 3

Trip to unidentified park and picnic area. August 1949

Scope and Content

Includes snapshots of a bulldozer, trash left on ground, and an outhouse in disrepair.
PIC_box 7, folder 4

"Pinnacles and Ed Chambers" late 1940s-1950s?

Scope and Content

Snapshots of young men rock climbing in Pinnacles National Park, and in a suburban area, possible Berkeley.
PIC_box 7, folder 5

Minarets High Trip 1951?

Scope and Content

Snapshots of people camping in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Negatives

Related negatives in NNEG box 2
PIC_box 7, folder 6

"Bristlecones, Wheeler Peak" 1954-1956

Scope and Content

Snapshots of mountain landscapes in the area of Great Basin National Park, Nevada. Includes Kennecott Copper Corp. mining pit, bristlecone pine trees, and people hiking.

Note

Photographs by David Brower.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 7.
NEG_box 1, folder 3

Island Park, Idaho, rafting trip June 1955

Scope and Content

2 color slides of raft arriving at Island Park, by H.B. Robinson.
PIC_box 7, folder 7

"Tetons" 1955?

Scope and Content

Mountain landscapes.

Note

Snapshots bound together commercially as a small album. Title from note written on album cover.
PIC_box 7, folder 8

Hetch Hetchy and Yosemite National Park about 1955

Scope and Content

Snapshots of the Hetch Hetchy Valley, Reservoir and O'Shaughnessy Dam, presumably taken by David Brower. Richard Leonard and Ansel Adams are identified people at the dam. Includes some images are of Yosemite Valley.

Note

Note on envelope to Ansel Adams about printing the negatives signed "Dave." Negatives include people rafting, presumably in the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 6.
PIC_box 7, folder 9

Tioga Road, Mission 66 Project 1957

Scope and Content

Snapshots of mountain scenery and road construction.

Note

A couple of photos are duplicated in the Joaquin Miller Recreational Area and Forest Camp folder.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 6.
PIC_box 7, folder 10

Sierra Club, Park Service Conference, Tioga Road, Yosemite National Park (folder 1 of 4) 1958

Scope and Content

Numbers 1-14. Includes mountain landscapes and road building.

Note

Photographs by David Brower.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 6.
PIC_box 7, folder 11

Sierra Club, Park Service Conference, Tioga Road, Yosemite National Park (folder 2 of 4) 1958

Scope and Content

Numbers 15-33. Includes mountain landscapes and road building.

Note

Photographs by David Brower.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 6.
PIC_box 7, folder 12

Sierra Club, Park Service Conference, Tioga Road, Yosemite National Park (folder 3 of 4) 1958

Scope and Content

Numbers 34-42. Includes mountain landscapes and road building.

Note

Photographs by David Brower.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 6.
PIC_box 7, folder 13

Sierra Club Park Service Conference, Tioga Road, Yosemite National Park (folder 4 of 4) 1958

Scope and Content

Numbers 43-51, unnumbered. Includes mountain landscapes and road building.

Note

Photographs by David Brower.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 6.
PIC_box 7, folder 14

Great Basin National Park, Bristlecone Pines? about 1950s?

Scope and Content

Family camping and hiking, mountain scenery.
PIC_box 7, folder 15

Albert Rim, Oregon about 1950s

Scope and Content

Snapshots of landscapes with a lake.
PIC_box 7, folder 16

Cascades region, Washington 1960, undated

Scope and Content

Snapshots of mountain landscapes and people hiking.

Note

Photographs by John Warth. Identification included on back of photos.
PIC_box 7, folder 17

"Deadman Summit" 1960?

Scope and Content

Snapshots of trees cut down in a park or wilderness area.

Note

Snapshots bound together commercially as a small album. Title from note written on album cover.
PIC_box 7, folder 18

Joaquin Miller Recreational Area and Forest Camp 1960?

Scope and Content

Includes signs, boy and girl enjoying the park, an elderly man looking at documents.

Note

A few photos are duplicated in the Tioga Road, Mission 66 Project folder.
PIC_box 8, folder 1

"Grand Canyon with Bruce Kilgore" April 1961

Scope and Content

Snapshots of a boating expedition to Grand Canyon and Glen Canyon. Includes Stewart Udall visit to area, and Glen Canyon Dam under construction.

Note

Some identifications on back of photographs or on pages of small albums.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 6.
PIC_box 8, folder 2

"Grand Canyon with Bruce Kilgore," albums April 1961

Scope and Content

Snapshots of a boating expedition to Grand Canyon and Glen Canyon. Includes Stewart Udall visit to area, and Glen Canyon Dam under construction.

Note

Photographs in a commercially produced album. Some identifications on back of photographs or on pages of small albums.
PIC_box 8, folder 3

"To Site C with Udall," Stewart Udall visit to Glen Canyon Dam area. April 1961

Scope and Content

Snapshots of a boating expedition to Grand Canyon and Glen Canyon, and Stewart Udall visit to area. Includes Glen Canyon Dam.

Note

Some identifications on back of photographs.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 7.
PIC_box 8, folder 4

"Rainbow with [Stewart] Udall" 1961-1962?

Scope and Content

Snapshots of an expedition to Rainbow Bridge, Glen Canyon area in Arizona.

Note

Some photos identification on back, including a date of 1961. Label on sleeve is 1962.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 76.
PIC_box 8, folder 5

Coast, Ken, John and Barb 1961

Scope and Content

Snapshots of coastal landscapes, some with David Brower's children.

Note

Labeled "Coast, Ken and John" and "Coast and Barb"
PIC_box 8, folder 6

Dick Norgaard, Glen Canyon about 1962?

Scope and Content

Snapshots of people camping near a river.
NEG_box 1, folder 3

"North Cascades" 1965

Scope and Content

Four color slides of mountain landscapes and felled trees.
PIC_box 8, folder 7

Jeff Ingram, Colorado River trip 1966

Scope and Content

Snapshots of David Brower with others on a boat and on a dock.

Note

Two related transparencies moved to NEG box 1, folder 4.
NEG_box 1, folder 4

Colorado River trip, color transparencies 1966

Scope and Content

Includes people in rowboats and on the banks of the river.
NEG_box 5

Himalayan trip 1976 or 1984?

Scope and Content

35mm color negatives of a trek in the Himalayan Mountains. Includes Buddha Lodge in Nepal.
PIC_box 8, folder 8

Alaska trip 1992

Scope and Content

Snapshots of David Brower on dock and boat, Homer, Alaska
PIC_box 8, folder 9

Panoramic views of mountains and Yosemite Valley 1930s

Scope and Content

Composites of two or more snapshots pasted together to form panoramic views. Probably all are the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
PIC_box 8, folder 10

Wilderness landscapes (1 of 5) 1930s

Scope and Content

Lakes, meadows, forests and mountain tops, the bulk of which are in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Includes Pinnacles National Monument.

Note

Enlargements of photos from various trips. Some identified on back.
PIC_box 8, folder 11

Wilderness landscapes (2 of 5) 1930s

Scope and Content

Lakes, meadows, forests and mountain tops, the bulk of which are in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Note

Enlargements of photos from various trips. Some identified on back.
PIC_box 8, folder 12

Wilderness landscapes (3 of 5) 1930s

Scope and Content

Lakes, meadows, forests and mountain tops, the bulk of which are in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Note

Enlargements of photos from various trips. Some identified on back.
PIC_box 8, folder 13

Wilderness landscapes (4 of 5) about 1930s-1940s

Scope and Content

High peaks of unidentified mountains, probably the Sierra Nevadas.

Note

Enlargements of photos from various trips, taken by David Brower.
PIC_box 8, folder 14

Wilderness landscapes (5 of 5) about 1930s-1960s

Scope and Content

Photographs, mostly snapshots, of remote locations including mountain tops, lakes and trees.

Note

Some locations identified on back.
PIC_box 8, folder 15

Water and streams, by David Brower about 1930s-1950s

Scope and Content

Photographs of moving water taken by David Brower
PIC_box 8, folder 16

Aerial views of mountains, photographs by Lowell Sumner. about 1940s?

 

Series 4: Environmental Activism and Organizational Participation about 1950s-1990s

Physical Location: PIC box 9; AX box 1; NEG boxes 1, 5

Arrangement

This series is arranged roughly by date with general organizational photos and people working in offices first, followed by events.

Scope and Content

Photographs and a small amount of documentation related to David Brower's civic engagement and activism. Includes organizational meetings and offices; conferences and speaking engagements; and some publication events.
PIC_box 9, folder 1

Sierra Club meeting and offices about late 1950s- 1960s

Scope and Content

Includes Edgar Wayburn, Phil Berry, Dick Leonard, Ansel Adams, and Dick Sill seated at a panel; party at the Sierra Club office.
PIC_box 9, folder 2

People in office setting about late 1950s-1990s

Scope and Content

Most are probably staff of Sierra Club or Friends of the Earth
PIC_box 9, folder 3

David Brower speaking engagements, conferences and events (1 of 3) about 1960s-1990s

Scope and Content

Includes Frankfort Book Fair, Prop 9 Press Conference, Council on Economic Priorities, Fate of the Earth Conference, Environmental Conservation Commissions in the Northeast, and other unidentified events.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 5.
PIC_box 9, folder 4

David Brower speaking engagements, conferences and events (2 of 3) about 1960s-1990s

Scope and Content

Includes The Politics of Scarcity and other unidentified locations.

Negatives

One related 35mm slide moved to NEG box 1.
PIC_box 9, folder 5

David Brower speaking engagements, conferences and events (3 of 3) 1970s

Scope and Content

David Brower at outdoor events.
PIC_box 9, folder 6

David Brower receiving award 1970

Scope and Content

Includes photograph and newsletter regarding Brower receiving the Distinguished Service Award from The Library Associates of Brooklyn College.
PIC_box 9, folder 7

Latin American Committee on National Parks June 1965

Scope and Content

Group portrait photograph of Latin American participants who attended the Short Course for Park Administrators, and a thank you letter from the Executive Committee of the Latin American Committee on National Parks.
AX_box 1, folder 4

President John F. Kennedy signing bill to protect Point Reyes National Seashore September 13, 1962

Scope and Content

Group photograph showing Kennedy signing bill surrounded by members of congress and including David Brower.
PIC_box 9, folder 8

Almost Ancestors book release party [1968?]

Scope and Content

Includes snapshots of Theodora Kroeber and Robert Heizer.
PIC_box 9, folder 9

Friends of the Earth meetings 1969-1970

Scope and Content

First and second annual meetings.
PIC_box 9, folder 10

Friends of the Earth demonstrations 1969-1990s?

Scope and Content

Includes anti-animal skins or fur in fashions press conference and demonstration with Mrs. Harold Brown, Mrs. William Matson Roth, Jr., Mrs. John Fell Stevenson, Mrs. Joan McIntyre, Mrs. William Hamm, Mrs. Walter Landor; Earth First billboard with people dressed as birds; people with "MegaNation, one planet, one people" sign.
PIC_box 9, folder 11

Event in England? about late 1960s

Scope and Content

Event with people socializing, David Brower speaking, people from the Fauna Preservation Society and books on display.

Note

Photographs by London Press Photos.
PIC_box 9, folder 12

Conference in Malta? 1970

Scope and Content

Includes Peter Thatcher speaking, and David Brower listening to event with headphones.
AX_box 1, folder 5

Stockholm trips 1970-1972?

Scope and Content

Includes David Brower speaking at United Nations conference. Includes contact sheets.

Note

See related photographs in folder: Book production, Antwerp.
PIC_box 9, folder 13

Bitterroot National Forest Congressional Hearing on Clear Cutting 1971

Scope and Content

Photographs of persons participating in the hearing.
PIC_box 9, folder 14

Technology on Trial? Conference in Rome February 1972

Scope and Content

Includes David Brower speaking.
PIC_box 9, folder 15

David Brower and Jack Loeffler, W.E. trip 1972

Scope and Content

Includes Brower and Loeffler, an environmental activist, looking at industrial activity in a desert area.

Note

Photographs from Tom Pew.
PIC_box 9, folder 16

KCET (television station) program January 5, 1973

Scope and Content

Brower in a field during a recording session for KCET (television station) FUTURETALK program. Includes a memo to Brower from KCET.
PIC_box 9, folder 17

Conference, unidentified about 1980?

Scope and Content

David Brower and others seated at tables, or socializing. Includes people with a hang glider.
PIC_box 9, folder 18

Mono Lake exhibit opening 1983

Scope and Content

Includes David Brower speaking into a microphone.

Negatives

Matching negatives in NEG box 5.
PIC_box 9, folder 19

Event in Assisi, Italy? about 1985-1990?

Scope and Content

Includes David Brower speaking at an event and signing documents.
PIC_box 9, folder 20

Sierra Club Board of Directors retreats 1987, 1988

Scope and Content

Group portraits of the directors.
PIC_box 9, folder 21

Faith and Hope Conference, Managua June 1989

PIC_box 9, folder 22

David Brower with Ron Dellums about 1980s?

Scope and Content

People at a party or social event.

Note

Contact sheets.
PIC_box 9, folder 23

Preserve Appalachian Wilderness (PAW) 1991

Scope and Content

Snapshots of David Brower speaking at an event and meeting with people.
PIC_box 9, folder 24

Earth Island group portrait about 1990s?

Scope and Content

People posed next to an outdoor sculpture of a whale.
PIC_box 9, folder 25

Miscellaneous events and functions 1970s-1990s

Scope and Content

People at unidentified conferences or social events that appear to be related to organizations. David Brower is not included in images.
 

Series 5: Publications 1903-1991

Physical Location: PIC boxes 10-15; AX box 1; NEG boxes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6

Arrangement

This series is roughly arranged thematically, starting with photographs of book production, followed by material related to projects, which are arranged alphabetically by name of book or project. Materials related to miscellaneous projects are at the end.

Scope and content

Photographs of book production, photographs collected for use in publication projects, and other materials pertaining to published and unpublished projects taken on, or considered by organizations that David Brower was involved with. Most are related to Friend of the Earth Publishing and Sierra Club projects. Photographs collected for use in publication projects make up the bulk of the material in this series. Includes some items related to exhibit and greeting card projects.
PIC_box 10, folder 1

Assembling the book, This Is the American Earth 1959

Scope and Content

Photographs taken at Ansel Adams studio in San Francisco, probably by Gerry Sharpe. Includes Ansel Adams, Nancy Newhall and David Brower.
PIC_box 10, folder 2

David Brower with Eliot Porter laying out book, Summer Island 1965?

Scope and Content

Brower and Porter laying out Porter's book, "Summer Island" on the floor of Brower's Biltmore Hotel room.

Note

Photographs by Patricia Caulfield (Modern Photography).
PIC_box 10, folder 3

Book production, Antwerp 1968-1970?

Scope and Content

David Brower and others, probably at publishers in Antwerp, Belgium.

Note

See related photographs in folder: Stockholm trips.
PIC_box 10, folder 4

Book production at Sierra Club office, New York City 1960s

Scope and Content

People laying out books at Sierra Club's New York Office. Includes Bob Kilgore and Bob Golden.
PIC_box 10, folder 5

Richard Kauffman, working on Headlands book 1975

Scope and Content

Book published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1976.

Note

Related negatives in NEG box 6.
NEG_box 1, folder 5

Richard Kauffman working on Headlands book, color slides 1970s

Scope and Content

Photographs (35mm slides) of book production, mainly printing process. Book published in 1976.
PIC_box 10, folder 6

Al Naturale, photographs by Eliot Porter (folder 1 of 4) about 1960s-1980s?

Scope and Content

Includes mountain landscapes, nature, still lifes.

Note

For a publication project. Includes instructions in Italian on back: A fronte di fog[io].
PIC_box 10, folder 7

Al Naturale, photographs by Eliot Porter (folder 2 of 4) about 1960s-1980s?

Scope and Content

Includes mountain landscapes, nature, still lifes.

Note

For a publication project. Includes instructions in Italian on back: A fronte di fog[io].
PIC_box 10, folder 8

Al Naturale, photographs by Eliot Porter (folder 3 of 4) about 1960s-1980s?

Scope and Content

Includes mountain landscapes, nature, still lifes.

Note

For a publication project. Includes instructions in Italian on back: A fronte di fog[io].
PIC_box 10, folder 9

Al Naturale, photographs by Eliot Porter (folder 4 of 4) about 1960s-1980s?

Scope and Content

Includes mountain landscapes, nature, still lifes.

Note

For a publication project. Includes instructions in Italian on back: A fronte di fog[io].
PIC_box 10, folder 10

Eliot Porter photographs (folder 1 of 3) about 1960s-1980s?

Scope and Content

Includes mountain landscapes, nature, still lifes.

Note

Most are duplicates of the Al Natural photographs.
PIC_box 10, folder 11

Eliot Porter photographs (folder 2 of 3) about 1960s-1980s?

Scope and Content

Includes mountain landscapes, nature, still lifes.

Note

Most are duplicates of the Al Natural photographs.
PIC_box 10, folder 12

Eliot Porter photographs (folder 3 of 3) about 1960s-1980s?

Scope and Content

Includes mountain landscapes, nature, still lifes.

Note

Most are duplicates of the Al Natural photographs.
PIC_box 10, folder 13

Alaska 1972-1977, undated

Scope and Content

Photographs of scenery and life in Northern Alaska. Includes Native Americans, landscapes, wildlife and oil industry. Related to a Friends of the Earth Publishing project. Also includes photos of Cannon Beach, Oregon and parked automobiles that were found with this group of photos. It is unclear if they are related.
PIC_box 10, folder 14

Alaska, contact sheets about 1970s

Scope and Content

Wilderness landscapes, possibly of Alaska or northern Canada. Related to a Friends of the Earth Publishing project.

Negatives

26 sleeves of related 35mm, black and white negatives in NEG box 5.
PIC_box 11, folder 1

Almost Ancestors (folder 1 of 4) undated

Scope and Content

Copy photographs (modern prints) of Native Americans. Material collected for Friends of the Earth Publishing reprint of book, Almost Ancestors: The First Californians.
PIC_box 11, folder 2

Almost Ancestors (folder 2 of 4) 1903, undated

Scope and Content

Copy photographs (modern prints) of Native Americans, and one vintage photograph of a male member of the Northern Sierra Me-wuk Tribe dated August 1903. Material collected for Friends of the Earth Publishing reprint of book, Almost Ancestors: The First Californians.
PIC_box 11, folder 3

Almost Ancestors (folder 3 of 4) undated

Scope and Content

Copy photographs (modern prints) of Native Americans and photocopies. Material related to Friends of the Earth Publishing reprint of book, Almost Ancestors: The First Californians.
PIC_box 11, folder 4

Almost Ancestors (folder 4 of 4) undated

Scope and Content

Copy photographs (modern prints) of Native Americans and photocopies. Material related to Friends of the Earth Publishing reprint of book, Almost Ancestors: The First Californians. Also contains a few copy negatives.
PIC_box 11, folder 5

"Amnesty Is an Ugly Word?" about 1960s-1970s?

Scope and Content

Wilderness photographs, mountain landscapes for an unknown project labeled, "Amnesty is an ugly word?"
AX_box 1, folder 6

"Amnesty is an Ugly Word?" oversize about 1960s-1970s?

Scope and Content

Mountain landscapes.
PIC_box 11, folder 6

Baidarka, photographs by George Dyson (black and white) (folder 1 of 2) 1978, undated

Scope and Content

Photographs of sea kayaks, people and landscapes in Northwestern US or Canada, by George Dyson. Related to Friends of the Earth Publishing book project, Baidarka: the Natural History of a Craft (unpublished). Most photographs are sewn to black paper.
PIC_box 11, folder 7

Baidarka, photographs by George Dyson (black and white) (folder 2 of 2) 1978, undated

Scope and Content

Photographs of sea kayaks, people and landscapes in Northwestern US or Canada, by George Dyson. Related to Friends of the Earth Publishing book project, Baidarka: the Natural History of a Craft (unpublished). Most photographs are sewn to black paper.
PIC_box 11, folder 8

Baidarka, photographs by George Dyson (folder 1 of 2) 1980

Scope and Content

Photographs of sea kayaks, people and landscapes in Northwestern US or Canada, by George Dyson. Related to Friend of the Earth Publishing book project, Baidarka: the Natural History of a Craft (unpublished).
PIC_box 11, folder 9

Baidarka, photographs by George Dyson (folder 2 of 2) 1980

Scope and Content

Photographs of sea kayaks, people and landscapes in Northwestern US or Canada, by George Dyson. Related to Friend of the Earth Publishing book project, Baidarka: the Natural History of a Craft (unpublished).
PIC_box 12, folder 1

Cry Crisis? Rehearsal in Alaska 1970, undated

Scope and Content

Photographs of garbage dumps. Related to book, Cry Crisis!: Rehearsal in Alaska, from Friends of the Earth Publishing, published in 1974.
PIC_box 12, folder 2

Earth and the Great Weather: The Brooks Range (folder 1 of 3) about 1965-1970?

Scope and Content

Photographs of mountain landscapes and nature scenes. Related to book published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1971.
PIC_box 12, folder 3

Earth and the Great Weather: The Brooks Range (folder 2 of 3) about 1965-1970?

Scope and Content

Photographs of mountain landscapes and nature scenes. Related to book published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1971.
PIC_box 12, folder 4

Earth and the Great Weather: The Brooks Range (folder 3 of 3) about 1965-1970?

Scope and Content

Photographs of mountain landscapes and nature scenes. Related to book published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1971.
PIC_box 12, folder 5

Brooks Range 1965-1970

Scope and Content

Photographs of mountain landscapes and nature scenes. Related to book, Earth and the Great Weather, published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1971.

Note

Most photos are identified on back.
PIC_box 12, folder 6

Brooks Range, photographs by Lawson Jones about 1970?

Scope and Content

Photographs of mountain landscapes and nature by Lawson Jones. Also includes notes on exposures of the internegs, and a detailed memo identifying the contents of the folder. Material probably related to book, Earth and the Great Weather: the Brooks Range, published in 1971.

Note

Some of the items mentioned in the memo are in other folders. Note from David Brower indicating that these were rescued from a fire is dated 1975.

Negatives

Related negatives and transparencies in NEG box 3 (color and b&w film), and in NEG box 5 (35mm b&w film)
PIC_box 12, folder 7

Expedition Afoot, A Visual Portfolio about 1975

Scope and Content

Photographs of landscapes, nature and mountaineering by the "Walker Brothers" (David Rogan and Phil Hamilton) as they traveled 35,000 miles through 32 nations. Unpublished project from Friends of the Earth Publishing.

Note

Photographs taped to pages in a spiral bound notebook.
PIC_box 12, folder 8

"Georgia," naturalist William Bartram drawings undated

Scope and Content

Photographs of drawings, mainly of birds and fish from the southeastern US.

Note

Material found in a folder marked Georgia. Probably related to book, Guale, the Golden Coast of Georgia.
PIC_box 13, folder 1

Grand Canyon of the Living Colorado (folder 1 of 4) about 1970

Scope and Content

Photographs of Grand Canyon National Park, nature and men rafting, by Ernie Braver. Related to book published by the Sierra Club in 1970.
PIC_box 13, folder 2

Grand Canyon of the Living Colorado (folder 2 of 4) about 1970

Scope and Content

Photographs of Grand Canyon National Park, nature and men rafting, by Ernie Braver. Related to book published by the Sierra Club in 1970.
PIC_box 13, folder 3

Grand Canyon of the Living Colorado (folder 3 of 4) about 1970

Scope and Content

Photographs of Grand Canyon National Park, nature and men rafting, by Ernie Braver. Related to book published by the Sierra Club in 1970.
PIC_box 13, folder 4

Grand Canyon of the Living Colorado (folder 4 of 4) about 1970

Scope and Content

Photographs of Grand Canyon National Park, nature and men rafting, by Ernie Braver. Related to book published by the Sierra Club in 1970.
AX_box 1, folder 7

Guale, the Golden Coast of Georgia, photographs numbered 1-12 about 1970

Scope and Content

Photographs related to book published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1974.
AX_box 1, folder 8

Guale, the Golden Coast of Georgia, photographs numbered 14-24 about 1970

Scope and Content

Photographs related to book published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1974.
AX_box 1, folder 9

Guale, the Golden Coast of Georgia, photographs numbered 25-34 about 1970

Scope and Content

Photographs related to book published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1974.
AX_box 1, folder 10

Guale, the Golden Coast of Georgia, photographs numbered 35-109 about 1970

Scope and Content

Photographs related to book published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1974.
AX_box 1, folder 11

Guale, the Golden Coast of Georgia, unnumbered photographs about 1970

Scope and Content

Photographs related to book published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1974.
AX_box 1, folder 12

Guale, the Golden Coast of Georgia, color reproductions and text about 1970

Scope and Content

Photographs related to book published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1974.
NEG_box 1, folder 6

Guale, Georgia, by John Earl about 1970

Scope and Content

Color transparencies and black and white negatives of landscapes and wildlife in Georgia by John Earl. Related to book, Guale, the Golden Coast of Georgia, published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1974.
PIC_box 13, folder 5

Hellas, photographs by Eric Schindler (folder 1 of 4) about 1970s?

Scope and Content

Photographs of mountain landscapes, wildlife, buildings and people in Greece, by Eric Schindler. Related to a Friends of the Earth Publishing book project, Hellas: the Bounteous Earth and the Vinedark Sea (unpublished).

Note

Some include labels on the back.
PIC_box 13, folder 6

Hellas, photographs by Eric Schindler (folder 2 of 4) about 1970s?

Scope and Content

Photographs of mountain landscapes, wildlife, buildings and people in Greece, by Eric Schindler. Related to a Friends of the Earth Publishing book project, Hellas: the Bounteous Earth and the Vinedark Sea (unpublished).

Note

Some include labels on the back.
PIC_box 13, folder 7

Hellas, photographs by Eric Schindler (folder 3 of 4) about 1970s?

Scope and Content

Photographs of mountain landscapes, wildlife, buildings and people in Greece, by Eric Schindler. Related to a Friends of the Earth Publishing book project, Hellas: the Bounteous Earth and the Vinedark Sea (unpublished).

Note

Some include labels on the back.
PIC_box 13, folder 8

Hellas, photographs by Eric Schindler (folder 4 of 4) about 1970s?

Scope and Content

Photographs of mountain landscapes, wildlife, buildings and people in Greece, by Eric Schindler. Related to a Friends of the Earth Publishing book project, Hellas: the Bounteous Earth and the Vinedark Sea (unpublished).

Note

Some include labels on the back.
PIC_box 13, folder 9

Hokkaido 1969-1971

Scope and Content

Contact sheets of scenes in Hokkaido, Japan. Related to Friends of the Earth Publishing book project, Hokkaido: Wilderness in Japan (unpublished).
PIC_box 13, folder 10

Maui about 1970

Scope and Content

Photographs of prints and copy photographs of indigenous people and island scenes. Most collected from the Bernice P. Bishop Museum in Hawaii. Related to book, Maui, the Last Hawaiian Place, published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1970.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 3.
PIC_box 13, folder 11

Micronesia, photographs by Robert Wenkam (1 of 4) about 1960s-1975

Scope and Content

Photographs of people, landscapes and nature by Robert Wenkam. Also includes photographs of maps. Related to book, Micronesia: Island Wilderness, published by Friends of the Earth book in 1975.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 3.
PIC_box 13, folder 12

Micronesia, photographs by Robert Wenkam (2 of 4) about 1960s-1975

Scope and Content

Photographs of people, landscapes and nature by Robert Wenkam. Related to book, Micronesia: Island Wilderness, published by Friends of the Earth book in 1975.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 3.
PIC_box 13, folder 13

Micronesia, photographs by Robert Wenkam (3 of 4) about 1960s-1975

Scope and Content

Photographs of people, landscapes and nature by Robert Wenkam. Related to book, Micronesia: Island Wilderness, published by Friends of the Earth book in 1975.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 3.
PIC_box 13, folder 14

Micronesia, photographs by Robert Wenkam (4 of 4) about 1960s-1975

Scope and Content

Photographs of people, landscapes and nature by Robert Wenkam. Related to book, Micronesia: Island Wilderness, published by Friends of the Earth book in 1975.

Negatives

Related negatives in NEG box 3.
AX_box 1, folder 13

Micronesia: The Land, The People, The Sea about 1965-1975

Scope and Content

Oversize photographs, and color reproductions related to book from Friends of the Earth book published in 1975.
PIC_box 14, folder 1

Oregon, photographs by Larry Olson 1989-1991

Scope and Content

Landscape photographs, mostly of rivers, by Larry Olson. Related to book, Oregon Rivers, which has a forward by David Brower.

Note

All include identification on back.
PIC_box 14, folder 2

Parks, Pillars, and People about 1971

Scope and Content

Photographs of Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona and Quetico-Superior canoe country in Minnesota, by Paul Tritenbach. Related to book, Parks, Pillars, and People, published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1971.
PIC_box 14, folder 3

The Place No One Knew: Kayenta Sandstone, Terraces and Aztec Creek (8) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter. Plate 8 in book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 4

The Place No One Knew: Wall Detail Forming Arch (10) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter. Plate 10 in book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 5

The Place No One Knew: Sunset, San Juan River (23) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter for the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.
PIC_box 14, folder 6

The Place No One Knew: Canes, Wilson Creek (24) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter for the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 7

The Place No One Knew: Stream below Music Temple (27) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter for the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 8

The Place No One Knew: Music Temple Wall (28) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter for the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 9

The Place No One Knew: Wall and Hidden Passage (31) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter for the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 10

The Place No One Knew: Blue Pool, Hidden Passage (32) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter for the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 11

The Place No One Knew: Hidden Passage (33) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter for the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 12

The Place No One Knew: Wall Detail, Talus and Twisted Ledges (38) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter for the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 13

The Place No One Knew: Pools, Aztec Creek (39) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter for the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 14

The Place No One Knew: Choskstone, Cathedral Canyon (40) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter for the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 15

The Place No One Knew: Seeps, Sevenmile Canyon (45) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter for the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 16

The Place No One Knew: Moonflower, Moqui Creek (47) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter for the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 17

The Place No One Knew: Pattern, Wet Rock and Dry Sand (58) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter for the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 18

The Place No One Knew: Wall Detail, Titled Strata (67) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photograph by Eliot Porter for the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 19

The Place No One Knew, related photographs (folder 1 of 4) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photographs by Eliot Porter related to, but not included in the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 20

The Place No One Knew, related photographs (folder 2 of 4) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photographs by Eliot Porter related to, but not included in the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 21

The Place No One Knew, related photographs (folder 3 of 4) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photographs by Eliot Porter related to, but not included in the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
PIC_box 14, folder 22

The Place No One Knew, related photographs (folder 4 of 4) about 1962

Scope and Content

Photographs by Eliot Porter related to, but not included in the book, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, published by Sierra Club in 1963.

Note

Print is probably made from now extinct process, dye transfer.
NEG_box 1, folder 7

Primal Alliance, transparencies by Richard Kauffman about 1970

Scope and Content

Color transparencies of mountain scenery and flowers, by Richard Kauffman. Related to book, The Primal Alliance: Earth and Ocean, published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1974.
NEG_box 1, folder 8

Return to the Alps about 1960s?

Scope and Content

Color transparencies of mountain landscapes related to book, Return to the Alps, published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1970.
PIC_box 14, folder 23

Snowdonia [National Park, Wales] 1970?

Scope and Content

Photographs of rock climbing and camping by Phil Evans, and a portrait of Phil Evans. Related to book, Eryri, the Mountains of Longing, published by Friend of the Earth Publishing in 1971.
PIC_box 14, folder 24

Song of the Earth Spirit about 1970

Scope and Content

Photographs by Susanne Anderson related to book, Song of the Earth Spirit, published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1973
AX_box 1, folder 14

These are the American Antiquities, book dummy about 1966

Scope and Content

Mock up of publication for the Diamond Jubilee of the National Antiquities Act of 1906, plus related documents.
PIC_box 14, folder 25

Wake of the Whales (folder 1 of 2) 1979, 1980 undated

Scope and Content

Photographs of dolphins and whales, and documents related to book published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1979. Also includes copy negatives.
PIC_box 14, folder 26

Wake of the Whales (folder 2 of 2) 1979, undated

Scope and Content

Photographs of dolphins, seals, penguins and walruses related to book published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1979.
AX_box 1, folder 15

Wake of the Whales, oversize 1970s

Scope and Content

Mounted photographs of seals and sea mammals. Related to book, Wake of the Whales, published by Friends of the Earth Publishing in 1979.
NEG_box 1, folder 9

Various exhibit-format book layouts (folder 1 of 2) undated

Scope and Content

Photographs (35mm slides) of book page mockups.
NEG_box 1, folder 10

Various exhibit-format book layouts (folder 2 of 2) undated

Scope and Content

Photographs (35mm slides) of book page mockups.
PIC_box 15, folder 1

Robert Dawson photographs about 1970s-1980s?

Scope and Content

35mm slides of landscapes, dams, rivers and industrial areas by Robert Dawson. Probably for Friends of the Earth Publishing project (unpublished). Includes list of slide title with headings: Water in the West Project; The Development of the West Series; The Great Central Valley Project.
PIC_box 15, folder 2

John Muir Institute brochure 1969

Scope and Content

Includes original order paperwork from Jones Photocolor, Inc., San Francisco. Also includes internegatives (copy negatives).

Note

Photographs are stuck together.

Negatives

Matching negatives in NEG box 4.
PIC_box 15, folder 3

Sierra Club greeting cards, photographs by Ansel Adams undated

Scope and Content

Unfinished greeting cards.
PIC_box 15, folder 4

Miscellaneous publication projects about 1960s-1980s

Scope and Content

Includes photographs of landscapes and nature that are marked as if for a publication project, and displays related to projects.

Negatives

Related negatives and transparencies: 35mm slides in NEG box 1; color transparencies of a canyon, possibly Clear Creek area of Arizona labeled "almost used in TARF", and many color negatives of nature scenes in NEG box 4; black and white negatives shelved in NEG box 6.
AX_box 1, folder 16

Miscellaneous book projects, oversize about 1960s-1980s

Scope and Content

Photomechanical prints and photocopies from book projects. Includes several quotations from Cedric Wright.
 

Series 6: Colleagues, Collected Material and Miscellaneous about 1930s-1990s

Physical Location: PIC boxes 15-16; AX box 1; NEG boxes 1, 2, 4

Arrangement

This series is roughly arranged thematically, starting with photographs of, and material related to, various people, which is arranged alphabetically by name. This is followed by miscellaneous photographs of various locations and subjects, and other collected material.

Scope and content

Photographs and material related to colleagues of David Brower (Brower does not appear in images), various collected material and ephemera. Includes photographs by other photographers collected for an unknown purpose (some could be related to activism and publications), landscapes and nature photographs probably not related to an outing, and some correspondence.
PIC_box 15, folder 5

Ansel Adams about 1960-1985

Scope and Content

Photographs of Ansel Adams and a celebration of his life at Tuolumne Meadows, and miscellaneous printed material related to Adams.
AX_box 1, folder 17

Mock up for greeting card from Ansel and Virginia Adams 1939

Scope and Content

Includes photograph of a snow covered tree.
PIC_box 15, folder 6

Suzanne Anderson, with Jessie pin on sweater about 1970s?

Scope and Content

Photographs by Lee Battaglia and Tom Heustis.
PIC_box 15, folder 7

William O. Douglas about 1950s-1960s

Scope and Content

Copy negatives of William O. Douglas alone and with others.

Note

Includes note, "These were brought in by Pirkle Jones. He doesn't know who took these pics of W.O. Douglas."
PIC_box 15, folder 8

Helen Hayes and daughter, Yosemite 1937

Note

Photographs by David Brower, prints by Ansel Adams.
PIC_box 15, folder 9

Amory Bloch Lovins about 1960s?

PIC_box 15, folder 10

Dave Pesonen, Charlotte Mauk about 1960?

PIC_box 15, folder 11

Eliot Porter about 1960?

Scope and Content

Portraits of Eliot Porter, including some of Porter with a camera.

Note

Some photographs are by Todd Webb.
NEG_box 1, folder 11

Bust-length photographs of unidentified young man, color transparencies. 1966?

PIC_box 15, folder 12

Miscellaneous portraits 1930s-1970s

Scope and Content

Photographs of various identified and unidentified people. David Brower not included. Many seem to be colleagues of Brower.
PIC_box 15, folder 13

Ansel Adams photographs of Yosemite National Park (folder 1 of 5) 1930s

Physical Description: 7 photographs

Scope and Content

Includes two test prints made to determine exposure of the final print.

Note

Original folder marked A.A., but it is unclear if all photographs are by Adams.
PIC_box 15, folder 14

Ansel Adams photographs of Yosemite National Park (folder 2 of 5) 1930s

Physical Description: 9 photographs

Note

Original folder marked A.A., but it is unclear if all photographs are by Adams.

Scope and content

Includes people in the park.
PIC_box 15, folder 15

Ansel Adams photographs of Yosemite National Park (folder 3 of 5) 1930s

Physical Description: 7 photographs

Note

Original folder marked A.A., but it is unclear if all photographs are by Adams.
PIC_box 15, folder 16

Ansel Adams photographs of Yosemite National Park (folder 4 of 5) 1930s

Physical Description: 10 photographs

Scope and Content

Includes duplicate prints of different densities.

Note

Original folder marked A.A., but it is unclear if all photographs are by Adams.
PIC_box 15, folder 17

Ansel Adams photographs of Yosemite National Park (folder 5 of 5) 1930s

Physical Description: 9 photographs

Note

Original folder marked A.A., but it is unclear if all photographs are by Adams.

Scope and content

Includes duplicate prints of different light densities.
PIC_box 15, folder 18

Robert Del Tredici photographs 1982, undated

Scope and Content

Photographs by Robert Del Tredici. Subjects include Native Americans, hydrogen bomb test site in Nevada, and Harvey Ellsburg. Includes one photograph that serves as a post card written to Brower from Del Tredici.
PIC_box 15, folder 19

Philip Hyde photographs 1949, undated

Scope and Content

Includes Lake Tenaya. The back of one photograph includes a note from Hyde to Brower.
PIC_box 15, folder 20

Kathleen Lipinski serigraphs of Half Dome and North Dome 1982?

Scope and Content

Photographs (35mm slides) of prints.
PIC_box 15, folder 21

Jeannie Moberly paintings and sculpture 1982

Scope and Content

Includes letter from Jeannie Moberly to David Brower and Friends of the Earth offering her art to help with the campaign to save the manatee, and 35mm slides of her paintings and sculpture.
PIC_box 15, folder 22

David Nielson photographs of Andean Wilderness, Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego (folder 1 of 2) about 1970s-1990s

Scope and Content

Photographs of mountain landscapes by David Nielson. Collected for an undetermined project.
PIC_box 15, folder 23

David Nielson photographs of Andean Wilderness, Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego (folder 2 of 2) about 1970s-1990s

Scope and Content

Mountain landscapes by David Nielson. Collected for an undetermined project.
PIC_box 16, folder 1

Colorado River area, Arizona, Utah, Wyoming about 1970s-1990s?

Scope and Content

Photographs of landscapes and rock formations. 3.5 x 5 inch color prints.
PIC_box 16, folder 2

Curacao undated

Scope and Content

Color slides of underwater sea life, including Angel fish, Sleeping bass, and Hawksbill turtle. Collected for an undetermined project.
NEG_box 2, folder 1

Diablo and Big Sur Coast, color transparencies (folder 1 of 4) 1966

Scope and Content

Aerial views of California coast. Includes Morro Bay and Morrow Bay Power Plant.
NEG_box 2, folder 2

Diablo and Big Sur Coast, color transparencies (folder 2 of 4) 1966

Scope and Content

Aerial views of California coast. Includes Morro Bay and Morrow Bay Power Plant.
NEG_box 2, folder 3

Diablo and Big Sur Coast, color transparencies (folder 3 of 4) 1966

Scope and Content

Aerial views of California coast and coastal hills. Includes Morro Bay and Morrow Bay Power Plant.
NEG_box 2, folder 4

Diablo and Big Sur Coast, color transparencies (folder 4 of 4) 1966

Scope and Content

Aerial views of California coast. Includes Morro Bay and Morrow Bay Power Plant.
PIC_box 16, folder 3

Furnas Nuclear Power Plant, Angra dos Reis, Brazil 1992

Scope and Content

Signed photograph with middle figure pointing out plant.

Note

Photograph by Christopher Thomas.
NEG_box 1, folder 12

Mendocino area, color transparencies 1965?

Scope and Content

Coastal scenes.
NEG_box 1, folder 13

San Francisco Bay, Sausalito waterfront and Stinson Beach, color transparencies 1960s

PIC_box 16, folder 4

Sequoia National Park (folder 1 of 2) 1980s

Scope and Content

Photographs of sequoia trees (some burnt), and logging, and photocopies of documents related to logging and reforestation of Sequoia National Forest.
PIC_box 16, folder 5

Sequoia National Park (folder 2 of 2) 1980s

Scope and Content

Color snapshots with captions providing an evaluation of logging condition in in Sequoia National Forest.
PIC_box 16, folder 6

Upper Volta 1970s

Scope and Content

African village scenes with women carrying jars, getting water, gathering wood. Collected for an undetermined project.

Negatives

Four matching color transparencies moved to NEG box 4.
NEG_box 1, folder 14

Tropical beach, color transparencies 1960s?

Scope and Content

Possible family vacation.
NEG_box 1, folder 15

Aerial views of unidentified coastline, color transparencies 1966?

NEG_box 1, folder 16

Doving Girls, color transparencies 1966?

Scope and Content

Girls dance performance at an outdoor gathering.
PIC_box 16, folder 7

Condor photographs 1974, 1980, undated

Scope and Content

Birds in flight and one in nest.

Note

Some photographs are by David Brower.
PIC_box 16, folder 8

National Park Service air quality study photographs about 1980s?

Scope and Content

Photographs of the Grand Canyon, and an industrial scene, by Gordon Anderson
PIC_box 16, folder 9

Scrimshaw undated

Scope and Content

Photographs of drawings on ivory or bone, probably by native Alaskans. Images include hunting scenes, animals, and sleds.
PIC_box 16, folder 10

Snapshots related to alternative energy about 1970s-1980s

Scope and Content

Snapshots of wind turbines, solar powered facilities, people and landscapes.
PIC_box 16, folder 11

"Yellow Boy" November 1981

Scope and Content

Photograph of acid drainage, high sulphur coal affecting banks of river.

Note

Photograph by James Murray.
PIC_box 16, folder 12

"Adam's set" (list) 1990s

Scope and Content

List of photographs related to David Brower.
PIC_box 16, folder 13

Designs for Expo 74, Spokane 1973

Scope and Content

Photographs (copy negatives and transparencies) of design drawings for Earth Island attraction at the world exposition in Spokane.

Negatives

Copy negatives of overall plan, and additional copies of the 2 color transparencies in NEG box 4.
PIC_box 16, folder 14

Miscellaneous nature photographs about 1960s-1990s

Scope and Content

Various images that do not seem be related to a trip.
PIC_box 16, folder 15

Miscellaneous photographs about 1920s-1990s

Scope and Content

Includes a storefront window with a sign, "Window donated to Sierra Club by Union Oil Co."
PIC_box 16, folder 16

Miscellaneous slides about 1960s-1990s

Scope and Content

Various 35mm slides, mostly unidentified projects, or unidentified subjects. Includes scenery and Native Americans probably in Alaska; canyon in the Colorado River area; scenery and people in Southeast Asia; art work, office and office equipment, possibly David Brower's .

Note

Photographers identified: Susanne Anderson, JPM, Philip H. Evans.

Negatives

Some slides moved to NEG box 1, folder 17.
PIC_box 16, folder 17

Commercial photographs of the Dolomites, Italy about 1930s-1940s?

Scope and Content

Mountain scenery and refugios. Probably commercially produced photographs made for the tourist trade.
PIC_box 16, folder 18

Concert handbill mailers 1968?

Scope and Content

Includes Family Dog psychedelic postcard handbills.
PIC_box 16, folder 19

Postcards about 1930s-1990s

Scope and Content

Unused postcards (no correspondence). Images include Shiprock, San Francisco, and mountain landscapes.
AX_box 1, folder 20

Miscellaneous, oversize about 1970s-1980s

Scope and Content

Includes photograph of a butterfly; advertising mock-up for Grand Canyon National Park Lodges; large poster titled, "How Your Senators Voted on Critical Environmental Issues, 1973-1974."
PIC_box 16, folder 20

Miscellaneous collected material about 1990s

Scope and Content

Includes The Paste Design Family [pamphlet], by Aleks Petrovitch; The Bracebridge Dinner program.
 

Series 7: Photographic negatives and transparencies about 1920s-1990s

Physical Description: 7 boxes (approximately 2080 safety negatives and transparencies)

Scope and Content

This series is a general listing of negatives and transparencies by container, which is based on the size and format of the negatives. Negatives are included in the subject description within the first 6 series, with the exception of the nitrate negatives, which are unprocessed.
The collection includes nitrate negatives, which are unprocessed and not included in the overall negative count.
NEG_box 1

Color 35mm slides, negatives and transparencies 1940s-1980s

Physical Description: approximately 622 items

Scope and Content

Various subjects including personal. The bulk are related to book projects.

Note

Content details are noted in records of other series of this finding aid.
NEG_box 2

2 1/4 inch color transparencies 1966

Physical Description: 83 items

Scope and Content

Diablo and Big Sur coast. Contents noted in Series 6 of this finding aid.
NEG_box 3

4x5 inch and smaller, color negatives about 1950s-1970s

Physical Description: approximately 170 items

Scope and Content

Bulk are 4x5 inch copy negatives related to book projects (Brooks Range, Maui and Micronesia).

Note

Content details are noted in records of other series of this finding aid.
NEG_box 4

4x5 inch and smaller, color negatives and transparencies. 1960s-about 1980s

Physical Description: approximately 155 items

Scope and Content

Bulk are 4x5 inch copy negatives of unidentified landscapes and nature images, and 120 negatives of outdoor recreation trips. Includes Glen Canyon.

Note

Content details are noted in records of other series of this finding aid.
NEG_box 5

35mm negative strips. 1960s-1980s

Physical Description: approximately 840 items

Scope and Content

Bulk are black and white negatives related to book projects (chiefly Alaska).

Note

Content details are noted in records of other series of this finding aid.
NEG_box 6

4x5 inch and smaller, black and white negatives. 1940s-1970s

Physical Description: approximately 140 items

Scope and Content

Original and copy negatives of various subjects. Includes portraits and family related images, outdoor recreation trips, and copy negatives for publication projects.

Note

Content details are noted in records of other series of this finding aid.
NEG_box 7

5x7 inch and smaller, black and white negatives. 1954-1962

Physical Description: approximately 70 items

Scope and Content

Bulk are copy negatives of the Glen Canyon trip with Udall. Includes several rolls of 120 film related to Bristlecone, Wheeler peak trip(s).
file NNEG

Nitrate negatives late 1920s-1940s

Physical Description: approximately 2000 items 1 carton and 10 boxes

Note

Unprocessed, closed to research. Item and container count are not part of total count in finding aid.

Scope and Content

The nitrate negatives include snapshots of Brower's early life in Berkeley, outdoor recreation trips, photographs that Brower took while employed at Yosemite National Park, and of his military service during World War II. Some are without matching prints, or it is undetermined if there are matching prints.

Conditions Governing Access

NITRATE NEGATIVES: CLOSED TO RESEARCH DUE TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESTRICTIONS.