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Call No.: UAV 605.295.19
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Harvard University. News Office
Title: Harvard University News Office photographs, approximately 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.
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.
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.
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.
This document last updated 2014 December 10.