Johns Hopkins University graphic and pictorial collection Edit

Summary

Identifier
Coll 002

Dates

  • 1790s-2000s (Creation)
  • 1870s-1980s (Creation)

Extents

  • 60 Cubic Feet (Whole)
    174 flat boxes (15.5 x 12 x 3), 7 glass lantern slide boxes (15 x 4.75 x 4.5), 5 full-sized letter boxes, 3 half-size letter boxes, 4 postcard boxes (6.25 x 2.5 x 5)

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Notes

  • Abstract

    The Johns Hopkins University graphic and pictorial collection consists of over 15,000 images in the form of photographs, lantern slides, and negatives of individuals, events, and places associated with the entire history of Johns Hopkins University from the 1790s to 2015, whith the bulk of the collection dating from the 1870s to the 1980s.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is housed on site. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

    Collection is open for use.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Item-level acquisition information is not available for this collection. This collection was sourced from many different locations over the years, including photographs found in other collections, transfers from University Departments, private donations, and purchases.

  • Biographical / Historical

    This is an artificially assembled collection, so no biographical or historical note is required.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Name of folder or item], [Date], [Box number], [Folder number], [Collection title], [Collection number], Special Collections, The Johns Hopkins University.

  • Processing Information

    This collection has been added to by many staff over time.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Johns Hopkins University graphic and pictorial collection consists of over 15,000 images in the form of photographs, lantern slides, and negatives of individuals, events, and places associated with the entire history of Johns Hopkins University from the 1800s to the present. Images include portraits (both formal and candid) of students, faculty, guests, presenters, and alumni. Documented events include athletics and competitions, commencements, symposia, and protests. Other examples of topics include daily life, the buildings (both interior and exterior) and grounds of Homewood campus, and photographic reproductions of paintings. The collection dates from the 1790s to 2015, with the bulk of the collection dating from the 1870s to the 1980s.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

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