University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Hawkins (Jerry A.) Photograph Collection, 1922-1960s

Descriptive Summary

Creator Hawkins (Jerry A.)
Title: Hawkins (Jerry A.) Photograph Collection
Dates: 1922-1960s
Accession No.: 99-120; 2001-206
Extent: 1 photo album, ca.1400 35mm color transparencies
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Creator Sketch:

Jerry A. Hawkins was born in Austin, Texas on October 23, 1922. From 1949 to 1976 he was a scientist at the Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Texas at Austin.

Scope and Contents:

Collection is in two parts. The first consists of one photo album of images of Austin children, primarily Jerry Hawkins, in different outfits (cowboy, sailor, clown, etc.), and with different outdoor toys (car, tricycles, bow and arrow, fishing pole, ball, kite, wagon, dolls, horse, blocks, train engine, real dog, scooter, book satchel, pistol and holster, real cannons). The second comprises slides taken by Hawkins at sites around the U.S. during the 1950's and 1960's including: Hemisfair in San Antonio; San Francisco; Albuquerque; Los Angeles; University of Texas Power Show in Washington and New York (1952); Oklahoma; Natchez, Mississippi; California; Arkansas; Louisiana; Florida; Auburn, Alabama; Arnold Engineering Development Center in Tennessee, Redstone Arsenal in Alabama; and Holloman Air Development Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico


Access Restrictions:

Transparencies restricted due to format. Please contact repository for more information.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation:

Hawkins (Jerry E.) Photograph Collection, the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Collection



3Y501c Photograph album


Slides [restricted]

3Z319b California vacation, undated
3Z319c Albuquerque, Seattle, Texas (Hemisfair), 1960-1964 and undated [Click for images]
Arnold Engineering Development Center, Redstone Arsenal, and Holloman Air Development Center, undated
Auburn, Louisiana, 1962
California, 1956-1967
Florida, 1957-1960
Louisiana vacation, undated
Oklahoma trip, undated
Natchez, Mississippi, 1959
University of Texas Power Show, 1952 [Click for images]