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RG M-CL02, Series 00097c

Harvard Medical School Buildings and Grounds, Vanderbilt Hall and the Seeley G. Mudd Building. Images, ca. 1923-1980: Finding Aid.

Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: RG M-CL02, Series 00097c
Repository: Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Creator: Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine.
Title: Harvard Medical School Buildings and Grounds, Vanderbilt Hall and the Seeley G. Mudd Building. Images, ca. 1923-1980: Finding Aid.
Date(s): 1923-1980:
Quantity: 67 images
Language of materials: English
Abstract: This finding aid describes photographs, lantern slides, negatives, postcards, and prints portraying Vanderbilt Hall and the Seeley G. Mudd Building at Harvard Medical School.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

The Harvard Medical School Buildings and Grounds, Vanderbilt Hall and the Seeley G. Mudd Building. Images, ca. 1923-1980, is part of a series from an artificial collection assembled in the 1960s from the holdings of the Harvard Medical Library and the Boston Medical Library. The photographs are now housed at the Center for the History of Medicine in Countway Library. Images were acquired individually or removed from manuscript or archival collections and filed by subject. Because of this practice, the provenance of many of the images has been lost.

Processing Information:

Processed by Judy Greene, October 2004. Selected information from the image collections management database at the Center for the History of Medicine in Countway Library was exported for inclusion in this finding aid. Formal titles for photographs are used when supplied, otherwise, descriptive titles were created and enclosed in brackets. When possible, images are described as groups rather than individually and representative images selected for viewing on-line. 'Identical' images may vary in condition and the presence or absence of inscriptions or mounts. Location number includes size. Images are small (S = 8 x 10 inches or less), medium (M = greater than 8 x 10 inches and less than 11 x 14 inches), large (L = greater than 11 x 14 inches and less than 16 x 20 inches), or glass plates (G = up to 4 x 5 inches). A few images have also been cataloged more fully in VIA, Harvard's on-line image database.

Conditions Governing Access:

Online access to larger views of some thumbnails is restricted by copyright and may be available only to Harvard ID holders. For more information please see the Copyright and Permissions Statement on the OASIS home page.
Original images are available for research use at the Center for the History of Medicine. Retrieval requires advance notice. There may be restrictions on access to some materials. Consult the Public Services Librarian for further information.

Conditions Governing Use:

The Harvard Medical Library and the Boston Medical Library may not hold copyright on all images. Requests for permission to publish images should be directed to the Reference Librarian. Researchers who obtain permission to publish from the Public Services Librarian are responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations that hold copyright. Reference Services and Access Information.

Arrangement

Images in this finding aid are organized into two subseries by building; within each subseries similar images are organized into image groups. Subseries are arranged chronologically by building date. Image groups are arranged alphabetically within each subseries; within image groups individual images are arranged chronologically by the date of the original image represented.N.B.: Image display may be affected by your choice of browser.

Series Overview

Scope and Contents

This finding aid describes photographs, lantern slides, negatives, postcards, and prints, ca. 1923-1980, depicting architectural drawings, exteriors and grounds, and interiors of Vanderbilt Hall; architectural drawings of the Seeley G. Mudd Building; and maps of the Longwood Medical area. Unless noted all images are black and white. Described in other finding aids are images of early buildings in which Harvard Medical School classes were taught and images of the Longwood Avenue Quadrangle.

Library Digital Initiative Project Description

This finding aid was produced as part of a Library Digital Initiative (LDI) grant project. To provide increased access to visual collections, the LDI project staff described approximately 4500 historical images of Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Harvard School of Public Health, and the Boston Medical Library in a series of OASIS finding aids. Of the images described in these finding aids, 1600 were digitized, stored in the Harvard Digital Repository (DRS), and are viewable online. To provide historical context, the finding aids also include links to digitized pages of Harvard annual reports in the Harvard-Radcliffe Online Historical Reference Shelf.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Architecture -- Designs and plans.
Courtyards -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Devices (Heraldry)
Dining rooms -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Dormitories -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Gymnasiums -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Harvard Medical School -- Buildings.
Harvard Medical School -- Photograph collections.
Oscar C. Tugo Circle (Boston, Mass.)
Plazas -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Monuments -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Composite photographs.
Drawings.
Lantern slides.
Maps.
Negatives
Photographs.
Postcards.
Prints.
Best, Charles Herbert, 1899-
Bowditch, Henry P. (Henry Pickering), 1840-1911.
Tugo, Oscar C., 1893-1917.
British Expeditionary Forces. Harvard Surgical Unit.
Children's Hospital (Boston, Mass.)
Coolidge, Shepley, Bulfinch, and Abbott.
Longwood Medical and Academic Area.
Seeley G. Mudd Building (Boston, Mass.)
Vanderbilt Hall (Boston, Mass.)
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine.

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