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COLLECTION Identifier: RG M-CL02, Series 00143, 00144, 00145

Harvard School of Public Health buildings and grounds, interiors, and subjects images

Overview

This finding aid describes photographs, negatives, and slides depicting Harvard School of Public Health buildings, faculty, and students.

Dates

  • 1937-1964.

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

1 collection (62)
This finding aid describes photographs, negatives, and slides depicting Harvard School of Public Health buildings, faculty, and students. Subjects include building construction, interior and exterior views of buildings, classes, and meetings and events at the School and abroad.

Biographical / Historical

The Harvard School of Public Health was founded in 1922 as the successor to the Harvard-M.I.T. School for Health Officers, the nation's first graduate program in public health.

Arrangement

Images are organized into 3 series and 6 subseries. Series are arranged alphabetically; subseries and individual images are arranged chronologically.

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Series and Subseries Overview
  1. Series 00143: Harvard School of Public Health Buildings and Grounds. Images, 1937-1964.
  2. ___ Subseries A: Rotch Building. Images, 1937-1961.
  3. ___ Subseries B: Harvard School of Public Health construction, 1961. Images, 1961.
  4. ___ Subseries C: Harvard School of Public Health construction, March 1962. Images, 1962.
  5. ___ Subseries D: Harvard School of Public Health construction, April 1962. Images, 1962.
  6. ___ Subseries E: Harvard School of Public Health construction, October 1962. Images, 1962.
  7. ___ Subseries F: Harvard School of Public Health, June 1964. Images, 1964.
  8. Series 00144: Harvard School of Public Health Interiors. Photographs, 1948.
  9. Series 00145: Harvard School of Public Health Subjects. Photographs, 1948-1953.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This finding aid contains three series of photographs 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 4100 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, July 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. 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), or color slides (CS = 35 mm.). A few images have also been cataloged more fully in VIA, Harvard's on-line image database.
Link to catalog
Title
Harvard School of Public Health Buildings and Grounds, Interiors, and Subjects. Images, ca. 1937-1964: Finding Aid.
Author
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine.
EAD ID
med00039

Repository Details

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

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