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UAV 605.295.10

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1950-1960: an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: UAV 605.295.10
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Harvard University. News Office
Title: Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1950-1960
Date(s): 1950-1960
Quantity: 0.5 cubic feet
Quantity: 1 box of 8x10 photographic prints
Quantity: 1 box of negatives
Quantity: 2 folders of slides
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.

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 1950-1960. UAV 605.295.10, 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 University faculty, students, visitors, buildings, and events. Among the visitors is Dwight D. Eisenhower. Building images include photographs of models of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, the Mark I and Mark III calculators. Activities include those held at the Graduate School of Education and the Harvard Summer School including the Conference on the Contemporary Novel and a conference on Communism. Photographs are chiefly 8x10 black and white photographic prints. There are also contact sheets, negatives, and color slides.

General

This document last updated 2014 December 10

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