435 photos in 6 sub-albums
425 photos in 19 sub-albums
These photos were taken when I was photography editor for the Wesleyan University student newspaper, the Wesleyan Argus, although some were taken for personal use. The photos date from 1968 to 1970 or so.
These photos were originally processed for immediate use in the newspaper and were considered to be disposable. The surviving negatives are over 50 years old and are scratched and dirty. They were stored for decades in paper sleeves and envelopes that were stuffed in a shoebox that somehow managed to avoid getting lost in repeated moves. That the negatives exist at all is a minor miracle, and I am surprised at the quality and clarity of many of the images. These negatives have since been moved to the Wesleyan archives at Olin Library, where they are now stored.
Most of the negatives I saved were photos taken by me, but some of these shots were made by other photographers. There was no formal identification system for Argus negatives, and thus no way to provide attribution from the information at hand.
The negatives were cut into lengths of four or six images and those fragments have been scrambled together over the years, with the result that there is no coherent ordering. The images have been sorted into rough categories and I've done some sorting after the fact, but I make no promise of chronological order (or any other order).
The negatives were scanned with an