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SERIES Identifier: UAV 605

Faculty and Staff Portraits 1943-1984., 1943-1984.

Scope and Content

This subseries documents numerous aspects of Harvard University's academic and administrative communities and provides a record of the University's efforts to capture and record the act of conveying knowledge. It consists of documentary and publicity images of faculty, staff, and visitors at work, conferences, celebrations, and University-wide events. In addition to formal and informal portraits, the subseries includes images that were part of the News Office's "Professors in Action" series, which recorded Harvard professors educating students and working within their offices and classrooms across the University.

Materials consist primarily of black and white contact sheets and 35mm, 2x2 in. and 4x5 in. negatives. Also includes a small number of enlargements and press releases. In most cases, contact sheets have corresponding negatives.


  • 1943-1984.

Physical Description

(10 cubic feet in 30 containers)

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research


27 cubic feet (103 boxes)


Arranged alphabetically by name.


Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

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