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Robert L. Bass Collection of University of Alabama Negatives

 Collection
Identifier: 2018.001

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of glass plate negatives, nitrate negatives, and several gelatin developing-out paper photographs depicting The University of Alabama campus, football team, baseball team, sororities, fraternities, and students, as well as negatives of Stillman College and Tuscaloosa. The collection includes one enlarged photo printed on canvas depicting early coaches: Tilden "Happy" Campbell, Henry Gorham Crisp, Frank W. Thomas, Harold "Red" Drew, Paul Burnam, and Paul "Bear" Bryant. The collection includes the glass negative of this significant Alabama football photograph.

Dates

  • 1929 - 1943

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are responsible for using the materials in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright claimants in collection materials. Copyright for official University records is held by The University of Alabama. The library claims only physical ownership of many manuscript collections. Anyone wishing to broadcast or publish this material must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of literary property rights or copyrights. Please contact Special Collections (archives@ua.edu) with questions regarding specific manuscript collections.

For more information about copyright policy, please visit: https://www.ua.edu/copyright/. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.



Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals without the consent of those individuals may have legal implications, for which the University of Alabama assumes no responsibility.

Biographical / Historical

Robert L. Bass was a student at the University of Alabama in 1960s. During his freshmen year in 1964 he worked for Audio Visual Services as a photographer.

Extent

7.6 Linear Feet (6 containers)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection consists of glass plate negatives, nitrate negatives, and several gelatin developing-out paper photographs depicting The University of Alabama campus, football and baseball teams, sororities and fraternities, and students, as well as negatives of Stillman College and Tuscaloosa.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Robert L. Bass, 2018.

Processing Information

Processed by Marina Klarić, October 2018. Revised in 2021.
Title
Guide to the Robert L. Bass Collection of University of Alabama Negatives
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by Marina Klarić, October 2018
Date
October 2018; revised 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500