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Ansel Adams

Photographer (20-Feb-1902 — 22-Apr-1984)


Ansel Adams. Ansel Adams: An Autobiography. Boston: Little, Brown. 1985. 400pp.

Mary Street Alinder. Ansel Adams: A Biography. New York: Henry Holt & Co.. 1996. 512pp.

Alice Gray (editor). Ansel Adams: The National Park Service Photographs. New York: Abbeville Press. 2004. 352pp.

Anne Hammond. Ansel Adams: Divine Performance. Yale University Press. 2002. 196pp.

Kate F. Jennings. Ansel Adams. Wilton, CT: Belden Hill Press. 1997. 128pp.

Therese Lichtenstein. Master of Light: Ansel Adams and His Influences. New York: Todtri. 1998. 144pp.

Eric Peter Nash. Ansel Adams: The Spirit of Wild Places. New York: Todtri. 1995. 143pp.

Nancy Newhall. Ansel Adams: The Eloquent Light. San Francisco: Sierra Club. 1963. 175pp.

Jonathan Spaulding. Ansel Adams and the American Landscape: A Biography. University of California Press. 1995. 516pp.

Mary Street Alinder and Andrea Stillman. Ansel Adams: Letters and Images, 1916-1984. Boston: Little, Brown & Co.. 1988. 401pp.

Joel Strangis. Ansel Adams: American Artist with a Camera. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers. 2002. 128pp.


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  6. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.4)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.5)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.9)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.6)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.3)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.4)

  12. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.17)

  13. Legends in Their Own Time (p.2)

  14. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.3)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.61)

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