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Paul Brians Photographs, 1991-2007
Overview of the Collection
- Brians, Paul
- Paul Brians Photographs
- 1991-2007 (inclusive)19912007
- .25 Linear feet of Shelf Space, (1 box), (Approximately 3000 images)
- Collection Number
- PC 139 (collection)
- This collection consists of twenty CDs and DVDs, plus three self-published books. Most of the CDs and DVDs in this collection contain photographs taken by Brians; also included in several cases are websites which Dr. Brians created from them for classes or for public use.
Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open and available for research use.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Paul Brians was a professor of English at Washington State University from 1968 to 2008; he notes his focus as being "in literature outside the traditional Anglo-American canon (postcolonial, European, Asian, and other literatures, plus science fiction) and in interdisciplinary humanities studies and the history of ideas."
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
This collection consists of twenty CDs and DVDs, plus three self-published books. Most CDs and DVDs are labeled with three-digit numbers printed on them; these identifiers are relics of an early MASC digital images storage system and have no relation either to Dr. Brians' original filing or MASC's current ordering. The three digit number is included here only for ease of identifying discs.
Most of the CDs and DVDs in this collection contain photographs taken by Brians; also included in several cases are websites which Dr. Brians created from them for classes or for public use. In addition, three of the CDs/DVDs contain videos; two of these are photo slideshows with music, and the third is a presentation done by Dr. Brians primarily about Pullman and Washington State University in the 1960s.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Alternative Forms Available
Selected photographs from this collection have been digitized and can be found online in the World Civilizations Digital Collection
Restrictions on Use
Copyright restrictions apply.
Paul Brians Photographs, 1991-2007 (PC 139)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
The CDs and DVDs are broken into one series of international travel and one of Palouse-regional photographs, and the three books are placed at the end of the collection.
These images were received at Washington State University from Paul Brians in a series of small accessions between 2001 and 2008.
This collection was processed in September of 2010 by University Archivist Mark O'English.
Some of the websites and materials included here can be found online:
Faculty Tour of India and Thailand photographs website, 2003
Paul Brians and Paula Elliot’s Trip to Japan website, 2002-2003
Art of the Counterculture presentation
Tour WSU and the Palouse website, 2002-2005
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
CDs and DVDs: World CivilizationsReturn to Top
China, 98 images, 1991, and Greece, 85 images, 1993.
Europe, 2004: Budapest, 71 images; New York, 14 images; Prague, 33 images; Szentendre, 14 images; Wien, 24 images.
India, 100 images, 1992-1993, 1998, and Thailand, 31 images, 1992. With website, 2003.
Ireland, 120 images, 2003.
Japan. 188 digital images, 1998, and website, 2002-2003.
Spain, 2006. Slideshow with overlayed music.
Spain. 3 CDs, 476 images, 2006.
Turkey. 524 digital images, 2002, with PowerPoint presentation, 2002. 2 copies of disc.
CDs and DVDs: Pullman and the PalouseReturn to Top
Art of the Counterculture presentation on video, 2006
Images for Art of the Counterculture presentation, 197 images.
Text for Art of the Counterculture presentation.
Four Seasons in the Palouse video, 2006
Images for a 2008 photography exhibit. 106 images, misc. dates.
Johnson, WA Parade, July 04, 2007. 84 images.
Mozart 250th Birthday Concert, WSU Library Atrium, January 27, 2006, 29 images and website. May snowfall, Pullman, 2002, 21 images and website.
Palouse region, 2 copies with very slight difference, 706 images, 2001-2006. One copy includes website.
Tour WSU and the Palouse website, 2002-2005
Self-Published PhotobooksReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Landscape photography
- Travel photography
- Brians, Paul -- Archives
- Palouse River Valley (Idaho and Wash.) -- Pictorial works