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UAV 605.295.11

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1955-1975: an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: UAV 605.295.11
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Harvard University. News Office
Title: Harvard University News Office photographs, approximately 1955-1975
Date(s): 1955-1975
Quantity: 4 cubic feet
Quantity: 5 boxes of 8x10 photographic prints
Quantity: 4 boxes of negatives
Quantity: 1 folder of slides
Quantity: 3 portfolio folders
Quantity: Extent is approximate.
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 11041 received 1987 February 15.

Processing Information:

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

Researcher Access:

The photographs are open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1955-1975. UAV 605.295.11, 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.

Arrangement

The images are grouped in the following categories:

Scope and Content

Photographs of faculty, staff, students, buildings, alumni, visitors and activities at the University. Primarily of black and white 8x10 prints with some negatives, transparencies, contact sheets, and large photographic prints.
Photographs depict the Harvard University campus, alumni, faculty, staff, students, activities and events, including the opening of the John F. Kennedy School of Government in 1978. Images are chiefly black-and-white 8x10 prints. Included are some negatives and contact prints, and 12 35 mm. slides.

Inventory update

This document last updated 2015 June 12.

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