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Washington University Photographic Services Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WUA-01-wua00059

This collection is comprised of photographic prints created by Washington University’s Office of Public Affairs. A small number of images, most from prior to the 1920s are from alternative sources.

Dates

  • 1850-2006

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is largely designed to serve the Washington University community.  Images desired by non-Washington University entities require permission for use.  Contact University Archivist for more information.

To access Series 10: Digital Photographs please contact University Archivist for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

To access Series 10: Digital Photographs please contact University Archivist for more information.

Extent

221.00 linear feet

Arrangement

This collection is divided into 9 series as follows:

Series 01: Buildings (arranged by building name alphabetically)

Series 02: Departments (arranged by department name alphabetically)

Series 03: Events and Miscellaneous (arranged by event title alphabetically)

Series 04: People (arranged by last name)

Series 05: Sports (arranged by sport alphabetically)

Series 06: Slides

Series 07: Negatives – inquire with archives staff

Series 08: Transparencies

Series 09: Contact Sheets

Method of Acquisition

This material was transferred to the University Archives.

Accruals

Accruals are interfiled within the collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Jay Kempen  and Leela Pandey in May 2005; updated by Miranda Rectenwald March 2007 and Cat Cook in August 2008, Samantha Halstead November 2009 and December 2009. Updated Fall 2015 by Miranda Rectenwald. Updated in Spring 2016 by Miranda Rectenwald. Updated by Jerik Leung in Summer 2017.

Title
Washington University Photographic Services Collection
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Revision Statements

  • 2020 November 4: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.
  • 2020-2022: Additional data cleanup by Steven Vance

Collecting Area Details

Part of the University Archives Collecting Area

Contact:
Sonya Rooney
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
MSC 1061-141-B
St. Louis MO 63130 US
(314) 935-5495