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Ansel Adams Photographs of National Parks and Monuments, compiled 1941 - 1942, documenting the period ca. 1933 - 1942

ARC Identifier 519830 / Local Identifier 79-AA

Series from Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service, 1785 - 2006

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Creator(s):Department of the Interior. National Park Service. Branch of Still and Motion Pictures. (? - ?)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Photographs and other Graphic Materials

National Archives at College Park - Still Pictures (RD-DC-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. PHONE: 301-837-0561; FAX: 301-837-3621; EMAIL:

Inclusive Dates:1941 - 1942
Coverage Dates:ca. 1933 - 1942
Part Of:Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service, 1785 - 2006
Includes: 220 items described in ARCSearch within this Series
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically by location (National Park or community) or subject (Navajo Indians), except for Carlsbad Caverns which is at the end.
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Specific Records Type(s):Landscapes (Representations)
Numbering Note:Record Group, Series, Location/Subject Letter Designator, NARA-Assigned-Item Number. EXAMPLE- 79-AAA-1.
General Note(s):The original negatives were retained by Ansel Adams. Reproductions of items in this series are made from copy negatives produced by the National Archives. The photographic prints in this series are in the public domain. In correspondence dated August 18, 1942, from Adams to E. K. Burlew, First Assistant Secretary, Department of the Interior, Adams states that the photographs are the property of the U.S. Government. Ansel Adams visited the National Archives in 1979.
Photographs taken during the visit are in Record Group 64, Series PF - "Photographs Documenting National Archives Program Activities, Ceremonies, and Observances" (64-PF-9/10/79).
Finding Aid Type:Item List
Finding Aid Note:An item list and correspondence relating to the project are in the Research Room Finding Aid File.
Variant Control Number(s):NAIL Control Number: NWDNS-79-AA
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Lifecycle Tracking Information 
Accession Number(s):NN-362-57



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