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SUB-SERIES Identifier: UAV 605.295.3

Harvard University News Office photographs: Gazette photographs,

Overview

The Harvard University News Office was established in 1919. The first photographer was hired in 1943. Black-and-white photographic negatives, contact prints, and enlargements of pictures taken for the Harvard University Gazette.

Dates

  • 1979-1986

Creator

Researcher Access

The photographs are open for research. Special handing may be required.

Extent

6 cubic feet (18 document boxes)
Black-and-white photographic negatives, contact prints, and enlargements of pictures taken for the Harvard Gazette, including photographs taken for possible use but not published.

Includes portraits of University employees, faculty, students and alumni, photographs of the University campus and events such as athletics, student activities, lecture series, exhibitions, concerts, commencements, and alumni reunions.

Historical note

The Harvard University News Office was established in 1919. The first photographer was hired in 1943.

The Harvard University Gazette is a weekly newspaper published by Harvard University.

Arrangement

Photographs are grouped by issue date of the Gazette.

Acquisition Information

  1. Accession 11492, received1988 August 3: photos for issues 1979 through May, 1986
  2. Accession 11856, received 1989 October 27: photos for issues from March 7, 1986 to Dec. 19, 1986

Online access

Some of these photographs have been digitized and are available online. Links to digital images accompany photograph descriptions.

General note

This document last updated 2020 September 18.

Processing Information

This inventory was created in January 2014 by Kate Bowers based on a word-processed inventory. Material not examined.

Content enclosed in brackets was supplied by the archivist.
Link to catalog
Title
Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: Gazette photographs, 1979-1986: an inventory
Author
Harvard University Archives
Description rules
dacs
EAD ID
hua03014

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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