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UAV 605.295.19

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1970-1985: an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: UAV 605.295.19
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Harvard University. News Office
Title: Harvard University News Office photographs, approximately 1970-1985
Date(s): 1970-1985
Quantity: 0.3 cubic feet
Quantity: 1 box of photoprints
Quantity: 1 folder of negatives
Quantity: 1 portfolio folder
Abstract: The Harvard University News Office was established in 1919. The first photographer was hired in 1943. Chiefly 8x10 black-and-white photographic prints of faculty, staff, students, buildings, alumni, visitors and activities.

Acquisition Information:

Transferred to the Harvard University Archives from the News Office. Accession 12398 received 1992 April 10.

Processing Information:

This inventory was created in October 2013 by Kate Bowers from a variety of information sources. The photographs were not examined.
It is unknown if the titles for folders were assigned by the News Office or by staff or interns in the Harvard University Archives.

Researcher Access:

The photographs are open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1970-1985. UAV 605.295.19, 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.

Scope and Content

Portraits of faculty, students, visitors, and honorary degree recipients, in addition to photographs of views and events at Harvard. The Harvard 350th folder includes a set of color prints from that event. Also includes copies of historic photographs of Presidents John F. Kennedy and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Chiefly black-and-white, 8x10 prints with some negatives and contact sheets.

General

This document last updated 2014 December 10.

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