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UAV 605.295.5

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1973-1982: an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: UAV 605.295.5
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Harvard University. News Office
Title: Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1973-1982
Date(s): 1973-1982
Quantity: 0.2 cubic feet
Quantity: 1 boxes
Quantity: Extent is approximate.
Abstract: The Harvard University News Office was established in 1919. The first photographer was hired in 1943. Chiefly black-and-white 35 mm photographic negatives of faculty and other Harvard employees. Also includes images of campus events. Contact sheets accompany some negatives.

Acquisition Information:

Transferred to the Harvard University Archives from the News Office as part of accession 11492, 3 August 1988.

Processing Information:

This inventory was created in March 2014 by Kate Bowers from a variety of information sources. The photographs were not examined.
Titles were devised by archivists.

Access:

Open for research. Negatives may require special handling.

Preferred Citation:

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1973-1983. UAV 605.295.5, Harvard University Archives.

Related Materials

The Harvard University Archives holds the extensive photograph archive of the Harvard News Office and the Office of News and Public Affairs (records in classificatuons beginning UAV 605) as well as an substantial portrait collection (http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.ARCH:hua04006.

Historical note

The Harvard University News Office was established in 1919. The first photographer was hired in 1943. During the early 1970s, the News Office was placed administratively under the Office of the Vice President for Government, Community and Public Affairs. In 1994-1995, the name of the office was changed to Harvard University Office of News and Public Affairs and later was renamed Public Affairs and Communications.

Arrangement

Photographs are listed in two groups: Faculty and staff portraits and Activities and events.

Scope and Content

Chiefly black-and-white 35 mm photographic negatives of faculty and other Harvard employees. Also includes images of campus events. Contact sheets accompany some negatives.

General

This document last updated 2014 March 18.

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