Columbia University Archives
 

Air Force ROTC photograph collection, 1955-1956

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0189
Bib ID 9546911 View CLIO record
Creator(s) United States. Air Force ROTC
Title Air Force ROTC photograph collection, 1955-1956
Physical Description 1 linear feet (1 flat box)
Language(s) English .
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 is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged by type of material.

Description

Summary

The collection comprises a large Proof Album with multiple photographs (circa Spring 1955). This album contains several pages of proofs that were used in the Thunderbird 1955 yearbook. The proofs were also made available to the AF ROTC cadets to order photographs as indicated on the order page near the back of the album. Also, some snapshots and more formal photographs of peole in the Columbia Air Force ROTC.

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 is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

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); William Daniel Clark Papers; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2012.2013.M013: Source of acquisition--Kathleen Hanrahan. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--7/17/2012.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed, PTL 07/16/2012.

Revision Description

2012-08-01 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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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Genre/Form

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

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Columbia University. Air Force ROTC Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hanrahan, Edward B Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Air Force ROTC Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Edward B. Hanrahan was a cadet with the Columbia University Air Force ROTC. He graduated from Columbia in 1956, although he originally entered Columbia in the Fall of 1951 as a member of the Class of 1955. He served over twenty years as an officer in the Air Force. After retiring from the military, he was the registrar for, and member of the faculty of, Hampton University. Hanrahan passed away in December 2002.

Hanrahan loved photography and took quite of number of pictures during his university years, including events involving Columbia's Air Force ROTC program. There are a number of photographs and related that relate to Columbia University.

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Air Force ROTC:



Flatbox 1 Photograph of Edward B. Hanrahan in his AF ROTC cadet uniform, circa Spring, 1955


Flatbox 1 Photograph of Dorothy Breen Hanrahan and friend at the AF ROTC Military Ball in 1955.

(Mrs. Hanrahan is on the right, looking at the camera, circa Spring 1955)


Flatbox 1 Thunderbird 1955 (first annual yearbook of Columbia University AFROTC Detachment # 540).

(The last page of the yearbook states, Edward B. Hanrahan was the editor and photographer of this edition; he is also pictured on page 15 in the "Third Year Cadet" group photo. Hanrahan is on the far right in the fourth row.)


Flatbox 1 Six 8" by 10" photographs of various AF ROTC group formations, circa Spring 1955).


Flatbox 1 Proof Album with multiple photographs (circa Spring 1955).

(This album contains several pages of proofs that were used in theThunderbird 1955yearbook. The proofs were also made available to the AF ROTC cadets to order photographs as indicated on the order page near the back of the album.)


Flatbox 1 Nine small, candid photographs. These photographs are from the AF ROTC Military Ball held in 1956.