University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Jerry A. Hawkins Photograph Collection



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hawkins, Jerry A., 1922-
Title: Jerry A. Hawkins photograph collection
Dates: 1922-1960s
Abstract: The Jerry A. Hawkins Photograph Collection, 1922-1960s, consists of a photo album of images of Austin children, primarily Jerry Hawkins, and slides taken by Hawkins at sites around the U.S. during the 1950s and 1960s.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00960
Extent: 1.1 linear feet (extent is approximate)
Quantity: 1 photo album, circa 1,400 35mm color transparencies
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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

The Jerry A. Hawkins Photograph 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 1950s and 1960s 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.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Hawkins, Jerry A., 1922-

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jerry A. Hawkins Photograph Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1999-120; 2001-206


Detailed Description of the Collection

Photographs

box
3Y501c [SRH1230028671] Photograph album



Slides

box
3Z319b [SRH1230029288] California vacation, undated
box
3Z319c [SRH1230029289] Albuquerque, Seattle, Texas (Hemisfair) [Click for images] , 1960-1964, undated
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 [Click for images] , 1952
Unidentified