The Cedric Wright papers include correspondence, writings and notes, and family papers which provide a glimpse into the life
of this artist, his circle, and the development of his work.
Born George Cedric Wright on 13 April 1889 in Alameda, Calif., Wright was a violinist, photographer, active Sierra Club member,
and close friend and associate of Ansel Adams. During the Second World War he was a technical photographer at Berkeley's Radiation
Laboratory, but he is known for his nature photography and Sierra Nevada landscapes. The Sierra Club published Cedric Wright:
words of the earth, posthumously, in 1960.
4.5 linear feet
(9 boxes, 5 oversize folders)
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