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SUB-SERIES Identifier: UAV 605.295.22

Harvard University News Office photographs: Gazette and Resource 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 own news agency for the Harvard community. The Resource was a publication that chiefly covered matters of interest to Harvard employees. This group of photographs are 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

  • June 17, 1994-July 13, 1995

Creator

Access

Open for research.

Extent

1.3 cubic feet
4 boxes

Black-and-white photographic enlargements of pictures taken for the Harvard University Gazette and Resource, 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.

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. The Resource was a publication that chiefly covered matters of interest to Harvard employees.

Arrangement

The list below is in alphabetical order. The photographs are in chronological groups based on the publication date of the Gazette.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Harvard University News Office. Accession 13621, 21 July 1997.

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 2015 January 30.

Processing Information

This inventory was created in September 2014 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 and Resource photographs, June 17, 1994-July 13, 1995: an inventory
Author
Harvard University Archives
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hua37014

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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