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UAV 605.295.18

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: Gazette and Resource photographs, October 16, 1992-March 26, 1993: an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: UAV 605.295.18
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Harvard University. News Office
Title: Harvard University News Office photographs: Gazette and Resource photographs
Date(s): October 16, 1992-March. 26, 1993
Quantity: 1 cubic feet
Quantity: 3 boxes
Abstract: The Harvard University News Office was established in 1919. The first photographer was hired in 1943. The Harvard University Gazette is the University's own weekly newspaper published by the University's own news agency for the Harvard community. The Resource was a publication that chiefly covered matters of interest to Harvard employees. This group of photographs are chiefly black-and-white enlargements of pictures taken for the Gazette, including photographs taken for possible use but not published. Includes portraits of University employees, faculty, students and alumni, photographs of the University campus and events such as athletics, student activities, lecture series, exhibitions, concerts, commencements, and alumni reunions.

Acquisition Information:

Transferred from the Harvard University News Office. Accession 12921, 11 August 1994.

Processing Information:

This inventory was created in June 2016 by Kate Bowers from a variety of information sources. The photographs were not examined.
Titles were devised by archivists.

Access:

Open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University Gazette and Resource photographs October 16, 1992-March. 26, 1993. UAV 605.295.18, 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.
The Harvard University Gazette is the University's own weekly newspaper published by the University's own news agency for the Harvard community. The Resource was a monthly publication that chiefly covered matters of interest to Harvard employees.

Arrangement

The photographs are listed in alphabetical order by name, event, or place. The photographs themselves in chronological order by Gazette or Resource issue date.

Scope and Content

Photographs taken for the Harvard University Gazette issues of 16 October 1992 through 26 March 1993, and Resource issues of November 1992 through March 1993, including photographs taken for possible use but not published. Photographs depict University employees, faculty, students and alumni, events such as athletic competitions, student activities, lecture series, exhibitions, concerts, commencements, and reunions. The photographs are chiefly black-and-white enlargements, but there are also three folders of negatvies and one 35mm. slide transparency

Inventory update

This document last updated 2016 July 11.

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