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HUD 267.270

Harvard College (1780- ). Class of 1867. Photographic plates of the Harvard University campus, environs, and student groups, 1867: an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: HUD 267.270
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Harvard College (1780- ).  Class of 1867.
Title: Photographic plates of the Harvard University campus, environs, and student groups, 1867
Date(s): 1867
Quantity: .35 cubic feet (24 plates (1 box)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: This collection consists of 24 negative glass photographic plates documenting Harvard College buildings and Harvard Square in Cambridge, Mass. and Harvard student groups.

Processing Information:

Titles were transcribed from inscriptions etched on plates when present, and assigned by cataloged when unavailable. Photographer's plate numbers, when available, are noted with each individual plate.
This finding aid was created by Andrea Schulerin April 2009.

Researcher Access:

This collection is open for research. Due to their fragility, the glass plates are available upon prior arrangement.

Related Collections in the Harvard University Archives

The Harvard University Archives holds three class albums from the Class of 1867 which may contain images produced from the photographic plates in this collection.

Arrangement

The plates are arranged into two series: Exteriors and Student groups.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of 24 negative glass photographic plates, each measuring 9 x 7 inches. The images document Harvard College buildings and Harvard Square in Cambridge, Mass. Four of the images depict student groups, including a class portrait, the Harvard Natural History Society, the O.K. Society, and Phi Beta Kappa. The plates were used to produce photographic prints included in the Harvard College Class of 1867 album. The photographs were taken by an unidentified commercial photographer.
The collection was originally classified as HUV 2267.

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This document last updated 2009 July 15.

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