Harvard University News Office photographs: subjects
Scope and Contents
Chiefly black and white 35mm negatives accompanied by a few strips of contact prints in some folders. The primary photographer was likely Rick Stafford.
- Harvard University. News Office (Photographer, Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Extent2.3 cubic feet (7 document boxes) : chiefly negatives ; 35 mm
Biographical / Historical
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.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Additional description available
Archives staff transcribed identifying informaiton onto the sleeves into which they inserted the negatives and onto the front of the folders.
One negative in this collection has been digitized and is available online. A link accompanies its detailed description.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession 10217, received 1984 August 30 from the Office of News and Public Affairs.
This document last updated 2017 July 14.
This inventory was created in July 2017 by Kate Bowers from a variety of information sources. The photographs were not examined.
Titles were devised by archivists.
- Harvard University. News Office. Harvard University News Office photographs: subjects, 1970s : an inventory
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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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