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UAV 605.295.4

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: subjects, approximately 1956-1965: an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: UAV 605.295.4
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Harvard University. News Office
Title: Harvard University News Office photographs: subjects, approximately 1956-1965
Date(s): 1956-1965
Quantity: 142 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes
Quantity: 2.5 cubic feet
Quantity: 3 flat boxes
Quantity: Extent is approximate.
Abstract: The Harvard University News Office was established in 1919. The first photographer was hired in 1943. The photographs depict buildings, views of the Harvard campus featuring the Charles River, and the John Harvard statue, and activities such as studying, sports, music, science, commencements and reunions.

Acquisition Information:

Accession 11315 from the News Office, 13 January 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.

Researcher Access:

The photographs are open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: subjects, approximately 1956-1965. UAV 605.295.4, 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.

Photographer

The photos were probably taken by William Tobey during his early years as a staff photographer with the News Office.

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: Buildings and events.

Scope and Content

This group of images consists of 142 photographic prints of varying sizes. The photographs depict buildings, views of the Harvard campus featuring the Charles River, and the John Harvard statue, and activities such as studying, sports, music, science, commencements and reunions. Few of the images have identifying information on them. There are multiple prints of some images. Some photographs are mounted.

General

This document last updated 2014 March 18.

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