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Content Description: The collection consists of newspaper clippings, commencement programs, photographs, and letters and telegraphs of congratualtions relating to Ansel Adams 1981 honorary degree from Harvard University, awarded at Commencement in May.
Content Description: Small wallet card with recipe for a vodka martini, carried by Ansel Adams. Used to order his favorite drink during stays at the Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge, while visiting Polaroid Corporation, circa 1970s. See Ansel Adams : a biography. Alinder, Mary Street, 1946- / 1st ed. / New York : H. Holt, 1996.
Polaroid Corporation records, series IV: Photographs and correspondence of Polaroid consultant photographer Ansel Adams
Scope and Contents: Renowned landscape photographer Ansel Easton Adams was born in San Francisco, California, in 1902. During the course of the 1930s and 1940s, Adams produced some of his best-known works such as "The Golden Gate Before the Bridge" (1932) and "Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico" (1941), developed close relationships with prominent figures in photography circles such as Edward Weston, Beaumont and Nancy Newhall, and Charles Sheeler, and became a respected advocate for environmental conservation as...