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SUB-SERIES Identifier: UAV 605.295.21

Harvard University News Office photographs: Gazette photographs

Overview

The Harvard University News Office was established in 1919. The first photographer was hired in 1943. The Harvard University Gazette is the University's own weekly newspaper published by the University's news agency for the Harvard community. These photographs were taken for the Gazette and include photographs taken for possible use but not published. The photographs depict Harvard University employees, faculty, students and alumni, buildings, campus scences, and events such as athletics, student activities, lecture series, exhibitions, concerts, commencements, and alumni reunions.

Dates

  • April 2, 1993-June 9, 1994

Creator

Access

Open for research.

Extent

1.6 cubic feet
5 boxes

These photographs were taken for the Gazette and include photographs taken for possible use but not published. The photographs depict Harvard University employees, faculty, students and alumni, buildings, campus scences, 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. 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.

The Harvard University Gazette is the University's own weekly newspaper published by the University's news agency for the Harvard community.

Arrangement

The list in this inventory is in alphabetical order by name, event, or place.

The photographs themselves are stored in chronological order grouped by Gazette issue date.

  1. Photographs for Gazette issues 1993 April 2-1993 June 10 in Box 1
  2. Photographs for Gazette issues 1993 June 18-1993 October 22 in Box 2
  3. Photographs for Gazette issues 1993 November 5-1994 February 18 in Box 3
  4. Photographs for Gazette issues 1994 February 25-1994 April 22 in Box 4
  5. Photographs for Gazette issues 1994 April 29-1994 June 9 in Box 5

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Harvard University News Office. Accession 13246, 1996 February 2.

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 2016 June 6.

Processing Information

This inventory was created in June 2016 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: Gazette photographs April 2, 1993-June 9, 1994: an inventory
Author
Harvard University Archives
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hua31016

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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