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The Observer Records

Call Number: UA062
Scope and Contents
The Observer collection contains photographs, negatives, and newspaper clippings from 1969-1988. It also contains research files of the Observer staff such as bulletins, brochures, correspondence, interviews, legal documents (e.g., findings of fact, depositions), memorandum, newsletters, pamphlets, planning documents, and reports. The collection represents the activities of student journalistic research, photography, and publication. The Observer staff organized material by subject headings.
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Language of Materials
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. Copyright to all materials created by Tufts University employees in the course of their work is held by the Trustees of Tufts University.
This collection is organized into four series: Photographs; Article files; Research files; and Negatives.
Creation: Majority of material found within 1975 -- 1984
Creation: 1907 -- 1989
13.2 Linear Feet (11 boxes)
64 Digital Object(s)
Related Names
The Observer
Language of Materials