Guide to the Harry E. Walter Photograph Collection, ca. 1940 AIS.1990.18

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Harry E. Walter Photograph Collection
Creator
Walter, Harry E.
Collection Number
AIS.1990.18
Date
ca. 1940
Extent
113.0 items 113 black and white
Abstract
This collection contains a variety of photographs of Pittsburgh scenes ca. 1940.

Preferred Citation

Harry E. Walter Photograph Collection, AIS.1990.18, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Scope and Content Notes

This collection contains a variety of photographs of Pittsburgh, ca. 1940. The images include scenes of Schenley Park, including the Schenley Fountain, Phipps Conservatory, Westinghouse Memorial, Spanish American War Memorial, Panther Hollow, as well as general park scenes. Other photographs include the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning, Stephen Foster Memorial, and Heinz Chapel. Area landmarks such as Soliders and Sailors Memorial, Mellon Institute, Highland Park, showing the Stephen Foster statue, are also represented. The collection also highlights downtown Pittsburgh, including pictures of boats on the Monongahela River and general street scenes of the city during winter.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, October 5, 1990

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
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Revision Description

 Converted from EAD Version 1.0 to EAD Version 2002 July 1, 2006

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Harry E. Walter. Accessioned on October 4, 1990.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by John Thompson on October 5, 1990.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Clay Redding in April 1999. Information about the collection title and the controlled access terms was extracted from the MARC record in the University of Pittsburgh catalog Voyager ID number: 1462349

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • University of Pittsburgh. -- Pictorial works

Genre(s)

  • Photographs

Geographic Name(s)

  • Golden Triangle (Pittsburgh, Pa.) -- Pictorial works
  • Highland Park (Pittsburgh, Pa.) -- Pictorial works
  • Monongahela River (W. Va. and Pa.) -- Pictorial works
  • Oakland (Pittsburgh, Pa.) -- Pictorial works
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Pictorial works

Subject(s)

  • Buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Photographs
  • Buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Pictorial works
  • Cities and towns -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Pictorial works
  • Parks -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Pictorial works
  • Personal papers

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Previous Citation

Harry E. Walter Photograph Collection, AIS.1990.18, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh.

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Collection Inventory

  BoxFolder
Oakland, ca. 1940 11

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  Folder
Schenley Park, ca. 1940 2

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  Folder
Highland Park, ca. 1940 3

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  Folder
Downtown, ca. 1940 4

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