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Alvin Terry Photos

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1189

Overview

This collection contains framed and matted photographs taken throughout Kansas. Many of the items include titles, dates, and descriptive notes from Terry.

Dates

  • 1940 - 1982

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of Alvin C. Terry

Alvin C. Terry (1914-1992) lived in the Kansas City area. A decorated World War II veteran, Terry worked as an accountant for Farmers Insurance Group for thirty-five years. He was a self-taught photographer and photographed subjects from around the world. His favorite place to photograph, however, was on the midwest plains. His photography won awards and was published in several national publications.

Extent

8.75 Linear Feet (10 boxes, 1 oversize box)

Physical Location

RH MS 1189

Physical Location

RH MS Q317

Physical Location

RH MS 1242

Physical Location

RH PH 510

Related Materials

Consult library staff regarding the availability of related photographs, biographical files, and scrapbooks.

Separated Materials

Alvin Terry Papers - RH MS 1333.

Title
Guide to the Alvin Terry Collection
Subtitle
Alvin Terry Photos
Author
Finding aid prepared by tw, 2010; revised by rh, 2011; revised by el, 2014;
Date
2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/7133105850
Preferred citation
Alvin Terry Photos, RH MS 1189, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

Contact:
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States
785-864-4334