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SUB-SERIES Identifier: UAV 605.295.9

Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1975-1989

Overview

The Harvard University News Office was established in 1919. The first photographer was hired in 1943. Photographs of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and visitors to the University, as well as University buildings and campus life. Photographs are chiefly black-and-white 35mm photographic negatives. Other formats are contact sheets and enlargements.

Dates

  • 1975-1989

Creator

Physical Description

Extent is approximate.

Researcher Access

The photographs are open for research. Negatives may require special handling.

Extent

1.7 cubic feet
5 boxes

Photographs of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and visitors to the University, as well as University buildings and campus life. University events and activities include alumni activities, fund-raising events, Medical Area Total Energy Plant (MATEP), MBTA Red Line construction, conferences and lectures at the Graduate School of Education and the Kennedy School of Government. Photographs are chiefly black-and-white 35mm photographic negatives. Other formats are contact sheets and enlargements.

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.

Photographers

The photographs were probably taken by Rick Stafford, Joe Wrinn and Jane Reed.

Arrangement

The images are grouped in the following categories:

  1. Portraits identified by group
  2. Portraits identified by name
  3. Subjects identified by building, school, location, topic, or event

Acquisition Information

Accession 11923, transferred to the Harvard University Archives from the News Office, 7 March 1990.

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 04.

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 the archivists.

Title
Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: portraits and subjects, approximately 1975-1989: an inventory
Author
Harvard University Archives
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hua43013

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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