Bruce Lee Smith Collection
Collection — other: 3O
Identifier: UTPA-MS-Smith B L
Bruce Lee Smith was a newspaper photographer and reporter. His collection contains primarily newspapers. Original photographs, color separation positives, and notebooks or other original materials were retained. Newspapers not held in microfilm by the University Library, or newspapers with color photographs taken by Bruce Lee Smith were also retained. Â Newspapers with articles by Bruce Lee Smith that are available in microfilm will not be retained in this archival collection.
- Other: Date acquired: 2011-02-08
- Smith, Bruce Lee (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley assumes no responsibility.
Conditions Governing Use
Materials in our collections may be protected by copyright. Publication, transmission, or reproduction of items protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Whenever possible, accurate information about the copyright status of material is provided in the item record and/or documentation for material in the collection. The Library does not own the copyright in much of the material in its collection and is therefore unable to grant copyright permission to publish those items. It is the researcher's responsibility to determine copyright or other use restrictions and obtain proper permission when publishing or distributing materials found in these collections. Researchers must make their own assessments of rights in light of their intended use. Additional information about copyright and fair use is available via the Library's Copyright Guide at http://utrgv.libguides.com/friendly.php?s=copyright.
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Newspapers sorted by date and title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Chris Hardcastle (executor of Bruce Lee Smith estate).
"Rio Sun" newspapers (2000-2004) were removed and added to the LRGV Serials Collection. "Valley Morning Star" newspapers are held on microfilm by the University Library, the paper copies donated were not retained in this archival collection with the exception of newspapers with color photographs taken by Bruce Lee Smith.
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- Janette Garcia