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Victor Kayfetz Photograph collection, 1963-1965

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0221
Bib ID 12264241 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Kayfetz, Victor
Title Victor Kayfetz Photograph collection, 1963-1965
Physical Description 0.21 linear feet (1 album and 4 CDs)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located on site.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in 2 series.

Description

Summary

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.

  • Series I: Photo Album, 1963-1965

    This series 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. Identifying information about each image is noted in the container list.

  • Series II: Optical Discs, 1963-1965

    This series contains 4 CDs totaling 39 digitally reproduced color and black and white images. Specific images have not been identified.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Victor Kayfetz Photograph Collection; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.

Accrual

No additions are expected.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Revision Description

2020-05-01 EAD finding aid (JKW)

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Digital Images Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
black-and-white photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Administration Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Students -- Political activity Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eisenhower, Dwight D (Dwight David), 1890-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kayfetz, Victor Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kennedy, John F (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York World's Fair (Location of meeting: New York, N.Y.). Date of meeting or treaty signing: (1964-1965 :.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Varsity Show (Columbia University) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 -- Assassination Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

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.