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Adams (Ansel) papers
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Description
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 books: Born Free and Equal (1944) and Sierra Nevada, the John Muir Trail (1938).
Background
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.
Extent
1 unknown (1 oversize box)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
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