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University of California, Davis General Library, Dept. of Special Collections
Title: Wilfred G. Iltis Photographs
Identifier/Call Number: MC295
0.2 linear feet
Date (inclusive): circa 1965-1975
Abstract: Photographs by entomologist and photographer
Wilfred G. (Fred) Iltis, mainly of marches in support of the California Grape Strike. The collection also includes a small
amount of Fred Iltis's nature photography, book illustrations by Julia Iltis, photographs of friends, and one book by Doris
Physical Location: Researchers should contact Archives and Special
Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Wilfrid G. (Fred) Iltis (1923-2008) was an entomologist and photographer. He received his Ph.D. in entomology at UC Davis
and taught at San Jose State University until his retirement in 1988. Iltis's photographs mainly document civil rights and
labor struggles, student protests, and indigenous communities in Mexico, though they also include some nature
Scope and Contents
Collection consists mainly of photographs of marches in support of the California Grape Strike. The collection also
includes a small amount of Fred Iltis's nature photography, book illustrations by Fred's wife Julia Iltis, photographs of
friends, and one book by Doris Ulmann.
This collection is unprocessed but is open for research.
Collection is unprocessed.
Gift of Diana Borrego, 2019.
[Identification of item], Wilfred G. Iltis Photographs, MC295, Archives and Special Collections, UC Davis Library,
University of California, Davis.
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for
permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission
for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is
not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Grape Strike, Calif.,
United Farm Workers --
History -- Pictorial works