Photographs, Negatives, and Slides

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US US-IaGG Archives/RG-R-6

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Photographs, Negatives, and Slides


  • 1930s - 1990s (Creation)


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Photographs Black and white photographs, most taken by and for College Relations Office for college publications, post World War II period, with bulk of the collection from ca. 1960-95. They are arranged by subject, with folder labels assigned by Public Relations Office. Because they came to the archives at different times, they are in two alphabetical sequences. Photographs in boxes 3-28 were taken mostly prior to 1980, those in boxes 29-39 after 1980. The collection has not been sorted to eliminate dublicates. Some photographs are in poor condition, some have no identifying labels. Dates indicated below are approximate Negatives: Negatives from William Oelke. ca. 1934-48 Negatives, ca. 1961-90. 14 boxes. Arranged by year. Boxes 10-14 have proofsheets and negatives, although some may be mismatched. Detailed inventory of boxes 1-15 follows this series 6 inventory. Slides Ca. 1970-76. 4 microfilm boxes. Campus and town. Ca. 1965-80. 1 box. Arranged by broad subject Ca. 1978-83. 25 slide boxes. Taken by various photographers. Contents labeled inside cover of each box. Subjects include: interiors and exteriors of campus buildings, classes, labs, Grinnell-in-London, Bio Preserve, Rush Medical, concerts, plays, commencements, alumni, parents, faculty, students, spots, scenes.

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