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UAV 605.295.8

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: Gazette photographs, May 23, 1986-August 9, 1991: an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: UAV 605.295.8
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Harvard University. News Office
Title: Harvard University News Office photographs: Gazette photographs for issues of May 23, 1986 through August 9, 1991
Date(s): 1986-1991
Quantity: 3.7 cubic feet (11 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. 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:

  • Accession 11856, 1989 October 27, consisting of photographs for Gazette issues from March 7, 1986 to Dec. 19, 1986.
  • Accession 12087, 1990 October 29, consisting of photographs for Gazette issues from January 16, 1987 to December 18, 1987.
  • Accession 12174, 1991 May 1, consisting of photographs for Gazette issues from January 8, 1988 to December 16, 1988.
  • Accession 12300, 1991 October 15, consisting of photographs for Gazette photographs, 1980 to 1989.
  • Accession 12422, 1992 May 1, consisting of photographs for Gazette issues from October 6, 1989 to May 4, 1990.
  • Accession 12589, 1992 December 11, consisting of photographs for Gazette issues from May 11, 1990 to December 14, 1990.
  • Accession 12677, 1993 May 28, consisting of photographs for Gazette issues from January 4, 1991 to August 9, 1991.
  • Processing Information:

    This inventory was created in August 2016 by Kate Bowers from a variety of information sources. The photographs were not examined.
    Titles are either captions provided by the Gazette or devised by archivists.

    Access:

    Open for research.

    Preferred Citation:

    Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University Gazette photographs May 23, 1986-August 9, 1991. UAV 605.295.8, 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.

    Scope and Content

    Photographs taken for the Harvard University Gazette issues of May 23, 1986-August 9, 1991 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. There is also one box of negatives. All dates given are for the issue date of the Gazette. Photographs may have specific dates in the title that are the date of the event or the date the photograph was taken. There are no enlargements for Gazette issues of February 13, 1987 and May 13, 1988.

    Inventory update

    This document last updated 2016 November 10.

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