Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1950-1960
The Harvard University News Office was established in 1919. The first photographer was hired in 1943. Chiefly 8x10 black-and-white photographic prints of faculty, staff, students, buildings, alumni, visitors and activities.
- Harvard University. News Office (Organization)
Extent is approximate.
The photographs are open for research.
Extent0.5 cubic feet
1 boxes (8 x 10 photographic prints)
1 boxes (negatives)
2 folders : slides
Photographs of University faculty, students, visitors, buildings, and events. Among the visitors is Dwight D. Eisenhower. Building images include photographs of models of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, the Mark I and Mark III calculators. Activities include those held at the Graduate School of Education and the Harvard Summer School including the Conference on the Contemporary Novel and a conference on Communism. Photographs are chiefly 8x10 black and white photographic prints. There are also contact sheets, negatives, and color slides.
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 images are grouped in the following categories:
Transferred to the Harvard University Archives from the News Office.
This document last updated 2014 December 10
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 the archivists.
- Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1950-1960: an inventory
- Harvard University Archives
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