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COLLECTION Identifier: HUM 318

Richard Carrington Barrett panoramic photographs of the Harvard College Class of 1919 and the Harvard College Class of 1925 as freshmen at Smith's Halls

Overview

This collection includes two black and white panoramic photographs of the Harvard College Class of 1919 and the Harvard College Class of 1925 belonging to Richard Carrington Barrett, a member of the Harvard College Class of 1925. Both photographs were taken by Arakelyan, with studios in Boston and Cambridge, Mass.

Dates

  • 1915, 1921

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Extent

0.5 cubic feet (2 panoramic photographs)
The collection includes two black and white panoramic photographs belonging to Richard Carrington Barrett of the Harvard College Class of 1925. The photographs are of the Harvard College Class 1919, as freshmen guests at Smiths Halls in 1915, and Harvard Class of 1925 Freshmen at Smiths Halls, December 1st, 1921. Both photographs are by Arakelyan.

Biographical note on Richard Carrington Barrett

Richard Carrington Barrett (1902-1957) was a member of the Harvard College Class of 1925. Born and raised in Bristol, Conn., Barrett attended Bristol High School before entering Harvard College. After graduating from Harvard with an A.B. in 1925, Barrett worked for his father's metal products manufacturing company, the William L. Barrett Company, becoming president in 1931. Barrett married Ethel Benton in 1926; the couple had four children. Barrett died on January 26, 1957.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Holly J. Barrett, January 3, 2003; accession 14726.

Processing Information

Processed by Jennifer Pelose, July 2018.

Titles were chiefly transcribed from the photographs. Titles devised by the archivist appear in square brackets.
Link to catalog
Title
Barrett, Richard Carrington, 1902-1957. Richard Carrington Barrett panoramic photographs of the Harvard College Class of 1919 and the Harvard College Class of 1925 as freshmen at Smith's Halls, 1915, 1921 : an inventory
Author
Harvard University Archives
Description rules
dacs
EAD ID
hua31018

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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