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Forrest Shreve photographs

 Collection
Identifier: AZ 518

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of 1102 photographs, chiefly of vegetation taken throughout Arizona, New Mexico, California, and Mexico (Sonora and Baja California). It also includes photographs of Shreve and his family, the Desert Botanical Laboratory, early automobile trips, and a number of towns in Sonora, Mexico. Some photographs were taken by Laboratory director, D.T. MacDougal, staff members Godfrey Sykes and H.S. Gentry, and others.

Dates

  • 1902-1940
  • Majority of material found within ( 1914-1936)

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Biographical Note

Forrest Shreve was a botanist and desert plant ecologist. He served on the staff of the Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution, Tucson, Arizona, from 1908 to 1929, and as director from 1929 to 1938.

Extent

1.7 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of 1102 photographs, chiefly of vegetation taken throughout Arizona, New Mexico, California, and Mexico (Sonora and Baja California).

Organization

This collection is organized into two series:

  1. Series I: Photographs, 1902-1940
  2. Series II: Album, 1930-1934

Related Materials

Other photographs by Forrest Shreve may be located in various folders in the University of Arizona Libraries Special Collections Photograph File.

Related Material

For related material see AZ 566, AZ 356, and AZ 425

Separated Material

The following photographs received with this collection were removed at cataloged separately:

  1. View of Tucson from the Blake house near the University of Arizona campus, 1907
  2. Tucson street scene, 1908
  3. Picture Rocks, near Tucson, photos by Edith Clements (6 photographs), 1913
  4. Ostrich Farm, possibly on the University of Arizona campus (2 photographs), 1914
  5. Tucson street scene, 1915
  6. Congress Street Bridge, Tucson, across the Santa Cruz River, 1915
  7. University of Arizona cactus garden (2 photographs), 1915
  8. Views of Tucson from Tumamoc Hill (2 photographs), 1916
  9. Tucson street scenes (2 photographs), 1916
  10. Train wreck near Maricopa, Arizona, 1924
  11. Ajo, Arizona, 1929
  12. Columbus, New Mexico and Pershing's troops (6 photographs), April 1916
  13. San Atonio de Padua Mission, Jolan, California (3 photographs), no date
Title
Forrest Shreve photographs
Status
Complete
Author
Inventory prepared by Phyllis Ball
Date
2001
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Arizona Special Collections Repository