Title: William Deming Hornaday photograph collection
Description: This collection consists of photographs, photographic postcards, photoengravings and negatives amassed by William Deming Hornaday (1868-1942) to accompany the various articles written in his capacity as a journalist and Director of Publicity for the University of Texas. The images were created by a variety of photographers, the names of whom are mostly unknown. Dates covered are about 1890-about 1940, undated. The photographs depict notable people, places, and events across Texas. The collection also portrays a variety of locations outside the contiguous United States, most notably Mexico, Australia, China, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Fiji, and Hawaii. Subjects covered include agriculture, bridges, cattle, cityscapes, dwellings, factories, harbors, hunting, hydraulic structures, irrigation farming, landscape, military bases and personnel, mineral industries, the petroleum industry, physical geography, politicians, public buildings, railroads, ranches, and the wool industry. These images have been digitized and are part of the Texas Digital Archive.
Citation information: (Identify the item), William Deming Hornaday photograph collection. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Arrangement: The images are arranged as received, under approximately 283 headings determined by subject matter, location, or format. These headings are ordered alphabetically. The supplementary images are separately arranged under the same system of alphabetical headings as the main collection.
Copyright information: Under the Copyright Act of 1976 as amended in 1998, unpublished works are protected for the life of the author plus 70 years. The term of copyright for published material varies. Researchers are responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).
Size or duration: 15.8 cubic ft. (about 5,818 items)