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Gene and Dorothy Gruver papers

Identifier: AG 239

Scope and Contents

The series, Activity files, contains a scrapbook of collecting activities as well as publications and ephemera about photographers and dealers. There are also receipts and appraisals for photographs that were purchased and an inventory of photographs.


  • undated


Language of Materials

Material in English

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission from the copyright owner (which could be the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates or literary executors) prior to any copyright-protected uses of the collection.

The user agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents, the University of Arizona, Center of Creative Photography, including its officers, employees, and agents, from and against all claims made relating to copyright or other intellectual property infringement

Biographical Note

Gene and Dorothy Gruver, married, are residents of Arizona and have actively collected photographs and materials relating to the history of photography.


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Metadata Rights Declarations

  • License: This record is made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Creative Commons license.


Collection contains papers, photographic materials, ephemera and miscellaneous materials documenting the acquisition of photographs by Gene and Dorothy Gruver.


The Collection is arranged into the following series:

Series 1: Activity Files

  1. Subseries 1: Scrapbook
  2. Subseries 2: Publications and Ephemera

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dorothy Gruver, 2012.


  1. Alvarez Bravo, Lola
  2. Bernal, Louis Carlos
  3. Callahan, Henry
  4. Crane, Barbara
  5. Fiske, George
  6. Jones, Harold Henry
  7. Ragan, Vicki Lee
  8. Murray, Frances
  9. Samaras, Lucas
  10. Simmons-Myers, Ann
  11. Sommer, Fredrick
  12. Wegman, William

Processing Information

Collection processed by archives staff in 2012. Finding aid updated by Alexis Peregoy in 2017.

Gene and Dorothy Gruver papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for Creative Photography Archives Repository

1030 N. Olive RD
Tucson Arizona 85721 United States