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The Photography Collection

Photocollage. Click to enlarge.

Page from the Blount album
1867 - 1875
Photocollage
48.4 x 33.2 cm

Access

Photography collection materials may be viewed in the Harry Ransom Center's Reading and Viewing Rooms. Some photography collection materials may be restricted due to size, condition, or storage location.

The Photography Collection requires oversize materials be requested three days in advance for viewing on Saturdays. Materials designated as light sensitive or fragile are not available on Saturdays. Camera equipment is not accessible on Saturdays.

Researchers from out-of-town are advised to contact the department's curatorial staff ahead of time, as the staff can provide additional information on collections, finding aids, services, and accessibility.

To search for photographic prints and albums in the collection, please use the photography database. To search for photography books at the Ransom Center, use the UT Library Catalog. Use the Advanced Search page and limit the results to the Harry Ransom Center

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The Reading Room Will Be Closed:

July 4, 2015
Sept 5-7, 2015
Nov 26-28, 2015
Dec 23-31, 2015
January 1, 2016
January 18, 2016
May 30, 2016
July 4, 2016

Always closed on Sundays

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