Competition: US & Canada
As published in the Foundation’s Annual Report for 1945–46:
ADAMS, ANSEL. Appointed for the preparation of a book of photographs and text on the United States National Parks and Monuments; tenure, twelve months in the years 1946 and 1947.
Born February 20, 1902, San Francisco.
Director, Ansel Adams Gallery, San Francisco, 1936–38; Director, Photographic Section, Golden Gate International Exposition, 1940; Photo-Muralist, U. S. Department of the Interior, 1941–42.
Publications: The High Sierra, 1927; Taos Pueblo (with Mary Austin), 1930; Making a Photograph, 1935; Sierra Nevada, The John Muir Trail, 1938; Illustrated Guide to Yosemite Valley (with Virginia Adams), 1940; Michael and Anne in Yosemite Valley (with Virginia Adams), 1941; Born Free and Equal, 1944; Ansel Adams Exposure Record, 1945. Articles in U. S. Camera, Complete Photographer, Twice A Year, Sierra Club Bulletin.
Exhibitions: Museum of Modern Art, and in Washington, Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, St. Louis, San Francisco, London, Paris, Sydney, and other cities.