Rare Book & Manuscript Library
 

Gay Humphrey Matthaei and Francis B. Randall Collection of Photographs, Films, and Clippings, 1954-2010

Series III: Photographs, Postcards, and Thesis

External users and Columbia affiliates may view materials on-site at RBML. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only Columbia affiliates may view materials on-site at Avery, Starr, and Burke. After clicking 'Submit Request', users will login with their UNI and password (Columbia affiliates) or their special collections account (external users). Appointments are required and will be arranged according to each individual repository's policy.




Box 1 Folder 14 Seventy-one photographic prints (most were apparently taken by Jeri Lidsky). Prints of five of the seven images used in the LHJ article are in this group.


Box 1 Folder 15 Eight photographic prints, six of which depict the group of four students at Idlewild Airport before departure. One is a publicity photo of Gay Humphrey and Ted Curran at one of their post-travel interviews. Finally, a graduation photo of Gay Humphrey, Ted Curran, and other (presumably Russian Institute grads). Background of the latter appears to be St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia University


Box 1 Folder 18 Paper packet of eighteen (out of the original 20) souvenir photos of the Moscow Kremlin.


Box 1 Folder 17 Four postcards in English addressed to Gay Humphrey in NYC, dated ca. March-April of 1955 from "Peter" (2) and "George" (1) from Moscow, Leningrad and Kiev., 1955


Box 1 Folder 18 Columbia University M.I.A. diploma awarded to Gay Humphrey, June 1, 1954.


Box 1 Folder 19 Two portrait photos of Gay Humphrey.