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UAV 605.270.5

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: faculty and staff portraits, 1909-1972 (inclusive), 1942-1968 (bulk) : an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: UAV 605.270.5
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Harvard University. News Office
Title: Harvard University News Office photographs: faculty and staff portraits, 1909-1972 (inclusive), 1942-1968 (bulk)
Date(s): 1909-1972 (inclusive),
Date(s): 1942-1968 (bulk)
Quantity: 5.5 cubic feet (9 boxes and 1 folder)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: The Harvard University News Office was established in 1919. The first photographer was hired in 1943. Back-and-white photographs of Harvard faculty and employees taken by the Harvard University News Office for publicity, press releases, and in publications. Images consist of negatives and contact prints stored together in 3x5 inch envelopes.

Acquisition Information:

Transferred to the Harvard University Archives from the News Office.

Processing Information:

This inventory was created in August 2016 by Kate Bowers from a variety of information sources. The photographs were not examined.
Titles were devised by the archivist unless otherwise noted.

Researcher Access:

The photographs are open for research.

Online access:

Some of these photographs have been digitized and are available online. Links accompany image descriptions.

Preferred Citation:

Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: faculty and staff portraits, 1942-1970. UAV 605.2970.5, 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

Alphabetical by last name of sitter.

Scope and Content

Back-and-white photographs of Harvard faculty and employees taken by the Harvard University News Office for publicity, press releases, and in publications. Images consist of negatives and contact prints stored together in 3x5 inch envelopes.

Inventory update

This document last updated 2016 August 24.

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