This is a rare letter because it is one of the few from Adams directly to Clark Kerr. It speaks to some of the overall goals of the project and the idea of providing a “resonant image” of the University system rather than a spectacular one. “It does one thing which people who have seen it respond to; it indicates the broad relationship of the University and the people of California.”
Letter from Ansel Adams to Clark Kerr, May 27, 1967
The handwritten notes on verso from Clark Kerr regarding his reaction to the Fiat Lux book would have been written after Kerr’s firing, showing his continued involvement in the project.
Verso of Memo from Verne Stadtman to Clark Kerr, May 28, 1967
Transcription of Clark Kerr’s handwritten comments to Stadtman, dated May 28, 1967
Memo from Verne A. Stadtman to Ansel Adams and Nancy Newhall, June 5, 1967