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SUB-SERIES Identifier: UAV 171.270.1

Athletics. Records of the Harvard University Department of Athletics : team photographs, 1956-1972

The Harvard Athletic Association was formed in 1874, and in 1951 became the Harvard University Department of Athletics. Team photographs were taken almost as early as teams formed.

Dates

  • 1956-1972

Creator

Physical Description

approximately 800 photoprints : black-and-white ; 8x10 inches

Extent is approximate.

Researcher Access

The photographs are open for research use. Researchers will be expected to follow Harvard University Archives handling instructions.

Extent

0.8 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Black-and-white team portraits of men's teams.

Historical note

The Harvard Athletic Association was formed in 1874, and in 1951 became the Harvard University Department of Athletics. Team photographs were taken almost as early as teams formed.

Arrangement

The photographs are chiefly grouped into folders by academic year or year and season. The photoprints within the folders are not arranged.

Obsolete call number

Formerly classified as UAV 170.270p Folders 1-21

Acquisition Information

Annual transfers of Department of Athletics photographs to the Harvard University Archives became routine at some time between 1956 and 1972; however, the details of the receipt of these images are not recorded.

Online access

Some of these photographs have been digitized and are available online. Links accompany photograph descriptions.
Existence and Location of Copies A few of the photographs have been digitized and are available online. Links to digital images appear with individual image descriptions.

Related Materials

The Harvard University Archives holds photographs of Harvard athletic teams through the late 20th century, administrative records of the Harvard Athletic Association and the Harvard University Department of Athletics, records of teams and student organizations with an athletic or outdoor interests, and the personal archives of individual athletes, coaches and administrators of athletics programs at Harvard.

General note

This document last updated 2014 June 30.

Processing Information

This inventory was created in July 2013 by Kate Bowers.

Titles were provided by the archivists unless otherwise noted.
Link to catalog
Title
Harvard University. Department of Athletics. Records of the Harvard University Department of Athletics : team photographs, 1956-1972 : an inventory
Author
Harvard University Archives
EAD ID
hua19013

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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