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COLLECTION Identifier: RG M-CL02, Series 00095

Harvard Medical School classes and reunions images

Overview

This finding aid describes photographs and photomechanical prints of Harvard Medical School students and alumni.

Dates

  • 1883-1977.

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

The Harvard Medical Library and the Boston Medical Library do not hold copyright on all materials in the collection. Researchers are responsible for identifying and contacting any third-party copyright holders for permission to reproduce or publish. For more information on the Center's use, publication, and reproduction policies, view our Reproductions and Use Policy.

Extent

368 images
This finding aid describes photographs and photomechanical prints of Harvard Medical School students and alumni. Included are group and individual portraits, composite photographs, and photo collages of Harvard Medical School classes from 1881-1979 (gaps), transfer students, alumni reunions, and a small number of images depicting lab sections, Phi Beta Pi members, class dinners, commencement and class day activities, and children of medical students. Unless noted all images are black and white.

Arrangement

Images are organized into 10 subseries by decade; within each subseries photographs are organized into image groups by class year. Subseries and image groups are arranged chronologically by class year. Within image groups individual images are arranged chronologically by date of original image represented.

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Series Overview
  1. Series: Harvard Medical School Classes and Reunions. Images, ca. 1883-1977.
  2. ___ Subseries A: Harvard Medical School Classes, 1880-1889. Images, ca. 1883-1941.
  3. ___ Subseries B: Harvard Medical School Classes, 1890-1899. Photographs, ca. 1893-1975.
  4. ___Subseries C: Harvard Medical School Classes, 1900-1909. Photographs, ca. 1903-1957.
  5. ______Image Group 1. Class of 1901. Photograph, ca. 1951.
  6. ______Image Group 2. Class of 1904. Photographs, ca. 1903-1954.
  7. ______Image Group 3. Class of 1907. Photographs, ca. 1907-1957.
  8. ______Image Group 4. Class of 1908. Photographs, ca. 1908.
  9. ______Image Group 5. Class of 1909. Photographs, ca. 1905-1934.
  10. ___Subseries D: Harvard Medical School Classes, 1910-1919. Photographs, ca. 1911-1964.
  11. ______Image Group 1. Class of 1911. Photographs, ca. 1911-1956.
  12. ______Image Group 2. Class of 1912. Photographs, ca. 1937-1947.
  13. ______Image Group 3. Class of 1915. Photographs, ca. 1950-1960.
  14. ______Image Group 4. Class of 1916. Photographs, ca. 1916-1951.
  15. ______Image Group 5. Class of 1919. Photographs, ca. 1919-1964.
  16. ___Subseries E: Harvard Medical School Classes, 1920-1929. Images, ca. 1922-1952.
  17. ______Image Group 1. Class of 1920. Photograph, 1950.
  18. ______Image Group 2. Class of 1921. Photograph, 1951.
  19. ______Image Group 3. Class of 1923. Photographs, 1923-1948.
  20. ______Image Group 4. Class of 1924. Photographs, ca. 1922-1949.
  21. ______Image Group 5. Class of 1925. Photographs, 1950.
  22. ______Image Group 6. Class of 1926. Photographs, 1926-1951.
  23. ______Image Group 7. Class of 1927. Images, ca. 1923-1952.
  24. ______Image Group 8. Class of 1928. Photographs, ca. 1924-1926.
  25. ______Image Group 9. Class of 1929. Photographs, ca. 1925-1929.
  26. ___Subseries F: Harvard Medical School Classes, 1930-1939. Photographs, ca. 1926-1977.
  27. ______Image Group 1. Class of 1930. Photographs, ca. 1926-1950.
  28. ______Image Group 2. Class of 1931. Photographs, ca. 1927-1951.
  29. ______Image Group 3. Class of 1932. Photographs, ca. 1928-1977.
  30. ______Image Group 4. Class of 1933. Photographs, ca. 1929-1931.
  31. ______Image Group 5. Class of 1934. Photographs, ca. 1930-1932.
  32. ______Image Group 6. Class of 1935. Photographs, ca. 1931-1934.
  33. ______Image Group 7. Class of 1936. Photographs, ca. 1932-1951.
  34. ______Image Group 8. Class of 1937. Photographs, ca. 1933-1935.
  35. ______Image Group 9. Class of 1938. Photographs, ca. 1934-1963.
  36. ______Image Group 10. Class of 1939. Photographs, ca. 1935-1937.
  37. ___Subseries G: Harvard Medical School Classes, 1940-1949. Photographs, ca. 1936-1969.
  38. ______Image Group 1. Class of 1940. Photographs, ca. 1936-1950.
  39. ______Image Group 2. Class of 1941. Photographs, ca. 1937-1951.
  40. ______Image Group 3. Class of 1942. Photographs, ca. 1938-1940.
  41. ______Image Group 4. Class of 1943. Photographs, ca. 1939-1942.
  42. ______Image Group 5. Class of 1944. Photographs, ca. 1942-1969.
  43. ______Image Group 6. Class of 1945. Photographs, ca. 1941-1950.
  44. ______Image Group 7. Class of 1946. Photographs, ca. 1942-1951.
  45. ______Image Group 8. Class of 1947. Photographs, ca. 1943-1947.
  46. ______Image Group 9. Class of 1948. Photographs, ca. 1944-1946.
  47. ______Image Group 10. Class of 1949. Photographs, ca. 1945-1947.
  48. ___Subseries H: Harvard Medical School Classes, 1950-1959. Photographs, ca. 1946-1963.
  49. ______Image Group 1. Class of 1950. Photographs, ca. 1946-1948.
  50. ______Image Group 2. Class of 1951. Photographs, ca. 1947-1949.
  51. ______Image Group 3. Class of 1952. Photographs, ca. 1948-1952.
  52. ______Image Group 4. Class of 1953. Photographs, ca. 1949-1963.
  53. ______Image Group 5. Class of 1954. Photographs, ca. 1950-1952.
  54. ______Image Group 6. Class of 1955. Photographs, ca. 1951-1953.
  55. ______Image Group 7. Class of 1956. Photographs, ca. 1952-1954.
  56. ______Image Group 8. Class of 1957. Photographs, ca. 1953-1955.
  57. ______Image Group 9. Class of 1958. Photographs, ca. 1954-1956.
  58. ______Image Group 10. Class of 1959. Photographs, ca. 1955-1957.
  59. ___Subseries I: Harvard Medical School Classes, 1960-1969. Photographs, ca. 1956-1967.
  60. ______Image Group 1. Class of 1960. Photographs, ca. 1956-1959.
  61. ______Image Group 2. Class of 1961. Photographs, ca. 1957-1959.
  62. ______Image Group 3. Class of 1962. Photographs, ca. 1958-1960.
  63. ______Image Group 4. Class of 1963. Photographs, ca. 1959-1961.
  64. ______Image Group 5. Class of 1964. Photographs, ca. 1960-1962.
  65. ______Image Group 6. Class of 1965. Photographs, ca. 1961-1963.
  66. ______Image Group 7. Class of 1966. Photographs, ca. 1962-1964.
  67. ______Image Group 8. Class of 1967. Photographs, ca. 1963-1965.
  68. ______Image Group 9. Class of 1968. Photographs, ca. 1964-1966.
  69. ______Image Group 10. Class of 1969. Photographs, ca. 1965-1967.
  70. ___Subseries J: Harvard Medical School Classes, 1970-1979. Photographs, ca. 1966-1975.
  71. ______Image Group 1. Class of 1970. Photographs, ca. 1966-1969.
  72. ______Image Group 2. Class of 1971. Photographs, ca. 1967-1969.
  73. ______Image Group 3. Class of 1972. Photographs, ca. 1968-1970.
  74. ______Image Group 4. Class of 1973. Photographs, ca. 1969-1971.
  75. ______Image Group 5. Class of 1974. Photographs, ca. 1970-1972.
  76. ______Image Group 6. Class of 1975. Photographs, ca. 1971.
  77. ______Image Group 7. Class of 1976. Photograph, ca. 1972.
  78. ______Image Group 8. Class of 1977. Photographs, ca. 1973.
  79. ______Image Group 9. Class of 1978. Photograph, ca. 1974.
  80. ______Image Group 10. Class of 1979. Photograph, ca. 1975.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Harvard Medical School Classes and Reunions. Images, ca. 1883-1977, is 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.

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.

Processing Information

Processed by Judy Greene, April 2005. 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 extra large (XL = greater than 16 x 20 inches). A few images have also been cataloged more fully in VIA, Harvard's on-line image database.
Link to catalog
Title
Harvard Medical School Classes and Reunions. Images, ca. 1883-1977: Finding Aid.
Author
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine.
EAD ID
med00032

Repository Details

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

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