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UAV 171.270.1

Harvard University. Department of Athletics. Records of the Harvard University Department of Athletics : team photographs, 1956-1972 : an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: UAV 171.270.1
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Harvard University. Department of Athletics
Title: Athletics. Records of the Harvard University Department of Athletics : team photographs
Date(s): 1956-1972
Quantity: 1 collection (0.8 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Quantity: approximately 800 photoprints : black-and-white ; 8x10 inches
Quantity: Extent is approximate.
Language of materials: English
Abstract: The Harvard Athletic Association was formed in 1874, and in 1951 became the Harvard University Department of Athletics. Team photographs were taken almost as early as teams formed.

Acquisition Information:

Annual transfers of Department of Athletics photographs to the Harvard University Archives became routine at some time between 1956 and 1972; however, the details of the receipt of these images are not recorded.

Processing Information:

This inventory was created in July 2013 by Kate Bowers.
Titles were provided by the archivists unless otherwise noted.

Researcher Access:

The photographs are open for research use. Researchers will be expected to follow Harvard University Archives handling instructions.

Online access:

Some of these photographs have been digitized and are available online. Links accompany photograph descriptions.

Existence and Location of Copies:

A few of the photographs have been digitized and are available online. Links to digital images appear with individual image descriptions.

Preferred Citation:

Harvard University. Department of Athletics. Records of the Harvard University Department of Athletics : team photographs, 1956-1972. UAV 171.270.1, Harvard University Archives.

Related Materials

The Harvard University Archives holds photographs of Harvard athletic teams through the late 20th century, administrative records of the Harvard Athletic Association and the Harvard University Department of Athletics, records of teams and student organizations with an athletic or outdoor interests, and the personal archives of individual athletes, coaches and administrators of athletics programs at Harvard.

Historical note

The Harvard Athletic Association was formed in 1874, and in 1951 became the Harvard University Department of Athletics. Team photographs were taken almost as early as teams formed.

Arrangement

The photographs are chiefly grouped into folders by academic year or year and season. The photoprints within the folders are not arranged.

Scope and Content

Black-and-white team portraits of men's teams.

General

This document last updated 2014 June 30.

Obsolete call number

Formerly classified as UAV 170.270p Folders 1-21

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