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SUB-SERIES Identifier: UAV 605.270.1, I., A.

College, 1942-1946, 1942-1946

Scope and Content

Views of Harvard College facilities, students, and activities.

Subjects include Harvard and Radcliffe campuses and the surrounding area, including Eliot House tower, Agassiz House, Fay House, Longfellow Hall, Hemenway Gym, Weld boathouse, Widener Library Reading Room, Harvard Yard, and St. Paul's Catholic Church; Harvard administrators and faculty, including historian and professor Sidney B. Fay; students on campus, in the classroom and libraries, in dormitories and dining rooms, in uniform, and engaged in various activities, including freshman orientation and registration, the 1943 Freshman Jubilee at Memorial Hall, team rowing on the Charles River, and baseball; Harvard Dramatic Club, Oriental Club, and Chinese Glee Club performances; Harvard Glee Club and Radcliffe Choral Society rehearsals at Sever Hall and concerts at Sanders Theatre and Appleton Chapel conducted by G. Wallace Woodworth and Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor Serge Koussevitsky; Christmas celebrations at Lowell House and Adams House and Christmas decorations in Memorial Church; also, Crimson Network radio, the Mathematical Club, international students, and News Office staff, including photographer William Tamberg.


  • 1942-1946

Physical Description

(213 contact prints mounted on 73 paper binder pages


The contact prints are open for research.


0.1 cubic feet


Some photographs are credited to Paul Southwick and some were possibly taken by William Tamberg.


(Images 10 x 12 cm pasted onto pages 27 x 20 cm.)

General note

  1. Fay, Sidney Bradshaw, 1876-1967
  2. Harvard College (1780- )
  3. Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951
  4. Tamberg, William
  5. Woodworth, G. Wallace


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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