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HUP 1036

Halsman, Philippe, 1906-1979. Harvard portraits, 1943-1968: an inventory

Harvard University Archives


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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: HUP 1036
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Halsman, Philippe, 1906-1979
Title: Harvard portraits taken by Philippe Halsman, 1943-1968
Date(s): 1943-1968
Quantity: 0.7 cubic feet
Quantity: 3 boxes
Quantity: 22 photographic prints
Abstract: Portraits by the photographer Philippe Halsman of nineteen people associated with Harvard, most of whom were members of the faculty or alumni. The prints were made by Halsman at the time the photographs were taken.

Acquisition Information:

Portraits were a gift to the University by Philippe Halsman Studio, New York, N. Y., accession number 14261, 2000 December 19.

Processing Information:

Photographs surveyed, described, and re-housed by Erin Cral and Andrea Youngfert in 2007. This finding aid was created by Patrice Donoghue in 2009.

Researcher Access:

These portraits are open for research.

Duplication Restriction:

Copyright retained by the Estate of Philippe Halsman (as of 2000 December 19). All copy requests must be addressed to the Philippe Halsman Studio, New York, N.Y.

Related Photograph Collections in the Harvard University Archives

Additional portraits of people associated with Harvard can be found in the following collections:


The photographs are arranged and stored by size. They are listed below in alphabetical order by last name.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of twenty two photographic portraits of people associated with Harvard, most of whom were members of the faculty or alumni. All of the photographs are black and white prints.

Inventory update

This document last updated 2016 February 17.

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