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COLLECTION Identifier: HUP 1006

Portraits of University Professors taken by Fabian Bachrach, 1962-approximately 1967


Photographic portraits of eleven individuals selected for the honor of a University Professorship at Harvard in the 1960s. "University Professorships" were instituted in 1935 and differ from many professorships at Harvard in their goal of facilitating scholarship that bridges traditional fields of study or departmental boundaries.


  • Creation: 1962- 1967


Researcher Access

These portraits are open for research.

Duplication Restriction

Duplication is subject to copyright restrictions.


0.5 cubic feet (1 folio box)
18 photographic prints


The list below is in alphabetical order.

Acquisition Information

Portraits were a gift to the University by Fabian Bachrach.

A letter about the acquisition of these photographs is in the Harvard University Archives. See: UAI 5.169, Harvard University. President's Office. Records of the President of Harvard University, Nathan Marsh Pusey, 1953-1971. Series: Annual Correspondence 1953-1971, Subseries: 1961-1962, Folder: Baa-Barm. Correspondent is Bachrach.

Related Photograph Collections in the Harvard University Archives

The following collections hold portraits of a wide range of members of the Harvard community, including a large number of faculty:

Inventory update

This document last updated 2016 May 19.

Exhibition and Publication Information

Portraits of Paul Herman Buck, John Franklin Enders, Paul Abraham Freund, Edward Sagendorph Mason, Edward Mills Purcell, Ivor Armstrong Richards and Paul Johannes Tillich, were displayed in Widener Library, Commencement week , 1962 and published in the Harvard Alumni Bulletin, February 2, 1963. Sir Hamilton Gibb, also a University Professor in 1962, sat for his portrait later. Edwin O. Reischauer became a University Professor in 1966 and Ernst Kitzinger became A. Kingsley Porter University Professor in 1967.

Processing Information

Photographs surveyed, described, and re-housed by Erin Cral and Andrea Youngfert in 2007. This finding aid was created by Patrice Donoghue in 2008.

Bachrach, Fabian, 1917- . Portraits of University Professors, 1962-approximately 1967 : an inventory
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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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