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.
- 1962- 1967
- Bachrach, Fabian, 1917- (Person)
These portraits are open for research.
Duplication is subject to copyright restrictions.
Extent0.5 cubic feet (1 folio box)
18 photographic prints
The list below is in alphabetical order.
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.
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.
Photographs surveyed, described, and re-housed by Erin Cral and Andrea Youngfert in 2007. This finding aid was created by Patrice Donoghue in 2008.
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