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SERIES Identifier: UAV 605.270.1, I.

Contact prints, 1942-1956, 1942-1956

Physical description

The contact prints are gelatin silver prints mounted on binder pages. Most binder pages hold three prints. Handwritten or typewritten image numbers, dates, and identifying information accompany each image. The number of photographic prints listed in each group or box is approximate.


  • 1942-1956

Physical Description

26 flat boxes, 1 document box

The contact prints show signs of fading, discoloration, cockling, and degradation from the adhesive used to mount them to paper binder pages. The pages are acidic and turning brittle. Some pages have become sticky due to adhesive bleeding. Pages have been torn in cases prints were apparently removed.


The contact prints are open for research.


4.76 cubic feet


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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