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UAV 605.295.13

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, chiefly 1980-1989: an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: UAV 605.295.13
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Harvard University. News Office
Title: Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, chiefly 1980-1989
Date(s): chiefly 1980-1989
Quantity: 0.25 cubic feet
Quantity: 8 folders
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 12300 received 1991 October 15.

Processing Information:

This inventory was created in October 2013 by Kate Bowers from a variety of information sources. The photographs were not examined.

Researcher Access:

The photographs are open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs, chiefly 1980-1989. UAV 605.295.13, 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

Photographs of faculty, staff, students, alumni, visitors, and events at the University. Includes photographs of honorary degree recipients at the 1985 Commencement. Also includes pictures of the 50th reunion of the Class of 1918 and the 25th reunion of the Class of 1943. Primarily black-and-white enlargements with some contact sheets and 35 mm. negatives.

Inventory update

This document last updated 2016 February 4.

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