|Columbia University Archives|
At a Glance
This collection is arranged in 2 series.
This image collection consists of one black leather album containing 105 archive-quality 5x7 inch historic photos (of which 90 are manually darkroom-produced, black-and-white enlargements, mainly from negatives) depicting Columbia College student life and related current events during 1963-1965, plus photo captions totaling about 1,800 words. Also 4 CDs totaling 39 digitally reproduced color and B&W images.
Topics include everyday student news and events from the mid 1960s, as well as protests by Columbia students at the opening of the World's Fair, Berkeley activist Mario Savio's visit to Columbia, and speeches on campus by Robert F. Kennedy and Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection has no restrictions.
This collection is located on site.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Victor Kayfetz Photograph Collection; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.
No additions are expected.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2015.2016.M0164: Source of acquisition--Victor Kayfetz. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--06/02/2016.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
2020-05-01 EAD finding aid (JKW)
History / Biographical Note
Victor Kayfetz was a student at Columbia College between 1962 and 1966 and served as photography editor of Spectator from early 1964 to late 1965 when he stepped down on his own initiative. In 1966-1967 he studied at Stockholm University on a travelling fellowship from Columbia and in 1967-1970 he was a graduate student at Berkeley, focusing on Scandinavian studies.