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SUB-SERIES Identifier: UAV 605.295.5

Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1973-1982

Overview

The Harvard University News Office was established in 1919. The first photographer was hired in 1943. Chiefly black-and-white 35 mm photographic negatives of faculty and other Harvard employees. Also includes images of campus events. Contact sheets accompany some negatives.

Dates

  • 1973-1982

Creator

Physical Description

Extent is approximate.

Access

Open for research. Negatives may require special handling.

Extent

0.2 cubic feet
1 boxes

Chiefly black-and-white 35 mm photographic negatives of faculty and other Harvard employees. Also includes images of campus events. Contact sheets accompany some negatives.

Historical note

The Harvard University News Office was established in 1919. The first photographer was hired in 1943. During the early 1970s, the News Office was placed administratively under the Office of the Vice President for Government, Community and Public Affairs. In 1994-1995, the name of the office was changed to Harvard University Office of News and Public Affairs and later was renamed Public Affairs and Communications.

Arrangement

Photographs are listed in two groups: Faculty and staff portraits and Activities and events.

Acquisition Information

Transferred to the Harvard University Archives from the News Office as part of accession 11492, 3 August 1988.

Related Materials

The Harvard University Archives holds the extensive photograph archive of the Harvard News Office and the Office of News and Public Affairs (records in classificatuons beginning UAV 605) as well as an substantial portrait collection (http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.ARCH:hua04006.

General note

This document last updated 2014 March 18.

Processing Information

This inventory was created in March 2014 by Kate Bowers from a variety of information sources. The photographs were not examined.

Titles were devised by archivists.

Title
Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1973-1982: an inventory
Author
Harvard University Archives
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hua11014

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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