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Osborne, Stanley de Jongh. Photographs of Harvard athletics taken by Stanley de Jongh Osborne, ca. 1925-1926. : an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: HUM 24
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Osborne, Stanley de Jongh.
Title: Photographs of Harvard athletics taken by Stanley de Jongh Osborne, approximately 1925-1926.
Date(s): 1925-1926.
Quantity: 1 cubic feet (2 flat boxes)
Quantity: 54 photographs
Abstract: Stanley de Jongh Osborne, investment banker and corporate executive in Boston and New York City, received his Harvard AB in 1926. The collection consists of photographs of athletic events at Harvard, including football and track and field, taken by Osborne in his final year as an undergraduate student, 1925-1926.

Acquisition Information:

Accession 18051: Cynthia Osborne Hoskin, August 2009.

Processing Note:

Juliana Kuipers processed this collection in May 2011. Processing involved a collection survey, rehousing items in appropriate archival containers, and the creation of this finding aid.
This finding aid was created by Juliana Kuipers in May 2011.

Conditions on Use and Access:

The Photographs of Harvard athletics taken by Stanley de Jongh Osborne, ca. 1925-1926 are open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

Osborne, Stanley de Jongh. Photographs of Harvard athletics taken by Stanley de Jongh Osborne, ca. 1925-1926. HUM 24, Harvard University Archives.

Biography

Stanley de Jongh Osborne, investment banker and corporate executive in Boston and New York City, was born on March 27, 1905 in San Jose, Costa Rica to Edmund Arthur and Lilly de Jongh Osborne. He attended Phillips Academy Andover in Massachusetts, and entered Harvard in 1922. Osborne received his Harvard AB in 1926. Following graduation, he attended the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard for a year, and served as the publicity director of the Harvard Athletic Association and as an assistant in the history department. In 1928, Osborne was the vice-chairman of the Intercollegiate Committee of the American Olympic Committee. Later that year, Osborne began working for the Old Colony Trust Co. in Boston. He married Elizabeth Ide in 1929; together they had three children. In 1929, he moved to the Atlantic Coast Fisheries, also in Boston. Beginning as assistant to the president, by 1930 he was treasurer. During World War II, from 1942-1944, he worked as assistant to the Rubber Director in Washington, D.C. Following the war, Osborne joined Eastern Air Lines in New York City as vice president, where he remained until 1950; however, he continued to serve as Director of the airline until 1964. In 1950, he became the treasurer of the Mathieson Chemical Corporation in Baltimore. After the company's merger with Olin Industries, Osborne was named president and chairman of Olin Mathieson in 1957. In 1964, Osborne became a partner at the New York City investment banking firm Lazard Freres and Co. He died in New York City on April 9, 2004 at the age of 99.

Arrangement

Items are arranged chronologically within each series.

Series in the Collection

Scope of the Photographs of Harvard athletics taken by Stanley de Jongh Osborne

The collection consists of 55 black and white photographs of Harvard football games, Harvard team photographs, and photographs of individual athletes from Harvard, Dartmouth College and Cornell University taken by Osborne between 1925-1926. The photographs range in size from 5.5 x 2 inches to 11 x 14 inches; most are mounted. Many of the photographs contain caption information written on the mounting sheet or on the back of the photograph.

Inventory update

This document last updated 2016 August 11.

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