Student Photograph Album, 1934-1936

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The Student Photograph Album is a scrapbook of 100 black and white photographs, by an unidentified photographer, of students and scenes at Duke University and in North Carolina as well as images of Virginia, Niagara Falls, and unidentified locations. Many images have captions and identifying information and appear to all date between 1934-1936.
.25 Linear Feet
Materials in English
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University Archives Record Group:
30 -- Student and Alumni Papers and Materials
30 -- Student and Alumni Papers and Materials > 01 -- Individuals


Scope and content:

The student photograph is one scrapbook consisting of 22 pages with a total of 100 black and white photographs. The photographs include images of students and buildings at Duke University, especially the Duke Chapel; groups and families, including groups of children; crop fields in North Carolina; beaches and monuments in Virginia including Virginia Beach; Niagara Falls; and several men sunbathing in underwear or posing nude. Many of the photographs have captions identifying people or groups by name, sometimes with first and last names, and/or giving locations. The photographer or creator of the scrapbook is depicted in several photographs but not identified by name; his identity is unknown.

Acquisition information:
The Student Photograph Album, 1934-1936 was received by the University Archives as a gift in 2016.
Processing information:

Processed by Tracy M. Jackson, September, 2016

Accessions described in this collection guide: UA2015-0052

Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard


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Photography of men
Tobacco farms -- North Carolina -- Pictorial works.
Duke University. Chapel
Duke University -- Students
Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
Virginia Beach (Va.)


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[Identification of item], Student Photograph Album, 1934-1936, University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.