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SERIES Identifier: UAV 605.270.12

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.


  • 1970s


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.


2.3 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.

Online access

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.

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.

Inventory update

This document last updated 2017 July 14.

Processing Information

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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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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