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SUB-SERIES Identifier: UAV 605.295.20

Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1980-1989

Overview

The Harvard University News Office was established in 1919. The first photographer was hired in 1943. Black-and-white photographic portraits of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and visitors. Black-and-white photographs of people, places, events, buildings, and campus life. It is possible these images were taken for the Harvard Gazette.

Dates

  • 1980-1989

Creator

Researcher Access

The photographs are open for research.

Extent

1.3 cubic feet (4 document boxes)
Black-and-white photographs of faculty, staff, students, alumni, visitors, events, activities, buildings, and campus life.

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.

It is possible these images were taken for the Harvard Gazette Photographer Joe Wrinn is credited for some images.

Acquisition Information

Transferred to the Harvard University Archives from the News Office.

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 2021 August 25.

Processing Information

This inventory was created in October 2013 by Kate Bowers from a variety of information sources. The photographs were not examined.

Titles were devised by archivists.

The origin of the categorization of these images is uncertain. They may have been grouped by Harvard University Archives staff or interns, or they may have been placed into categories by the Harvard University News Office.
Link to catalog
Title
Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1980-1989 : an inventory
Author
Harvard University Archives
EAD ID
hua31013

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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