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SUB-SERIES Identifier: UAV 605.295.17

Harvard University News Office photographs: Gazette photographs May 1, 1992-October 9, 1992

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 own news agency for the Harvard community. This group of photographs are chiefly black-and-white enlargements of pictures taken for the 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.

Dates

  • May 1, 1992-October 9, 1992

Creator

Access

Open for research.

Extent

1 cubic feet
3 boxes

Photographs taken for the Harvard University Gazette issues of 16 October 1992 through 26 March 1993, and issues of November 1992 through March 1993, including photographs taken for possible use but not published. Photographs depict University employees, faculty, students and alumni, events such as athletic competitions, student activities, lecture series, exhibitions, concerts, commencements, and reunions. The photographs are chiefly black-and-white enlargements, but there is also one folder of negatvies.

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 own news agency for the Harvard community.

Arrangement

The photographs are listed in alphabetical order by name, event, or place. The photographs themselves in chronological order by Gazette issue date.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Harvard University News Office. Accession 12863, 1994 May 5.

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.

Inventory update

This document last updated 2016 August 13.

Processing Information

This inventory was created in August 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, May 1, 1992-October 9, 1992: an inventory
Author
Harvard University Archives
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hua33016

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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