Photographic Services photographs, 1963-2008
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Brief Description: The Photographic Services photographs include photo cards and digital copies (CDs) of Landon Lectures, campus buildings, sports, staff, and college activities. All photographs were taken by Photographic Services of Kansas State University, between 1963 and 2008. Notable lecturers include George Bush, Sr., Jimmy Carter, Gerald R. Ford, John McCain, Sandra Day O'Connor, and Ronald Reagan. Also emphasized are photographs of football, student ambassadors, Nichols Hall, the Student Union, and the colleges of Agriculture, Architecture, and Engineering.
Held at:
Morse Department of Special Collections
Email: libsc [at]
Created by: Photographic Services
Volume: 5.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 08/05/2011.
Arrangement: The collection is organized into three series: 1) Landon Lectures, 1966-1999; 2) Colleges, Buildings, and Sports, 1963-1997; and 3) Campus Activities and People, 1964-2008.
Biographical Note for Photographic Services :

In 2009, Photographic Services became part of the Division of Communications and Marketing at Kansas State University.  Previously, it had been part of the News and Editorial Services Department for many years.  When Photographic Services started in 1919, it was under the Office of the President.  In 1961, the department was first listed as Photographic Services.  For many years, the offices for the unit were in the power plant.  In 2010, Photographic Services moved to Dole Hall.

F.E. Colburn, who was also a professor of Illustration, was the first College Photographer in 1919.  In 1930, Floyd J. Hanna assumed this role until 1966.  From 1966 to 1985 David von Reiesen led Photographic Services, and Paul Maginnes led it from 1986 to 1994.  Dan Donnert was the head of Photographic Services from 1994 to 2008, and David Mayes has led the unit since 2008 as the Manager of Communications and Marketing Photographic Services.

Access Restrictions: No access restriction:  All materials are open for research.
Subject Index
Kansas State University history - Documentation of student life and culture
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.  Permission required for publication.
Physical Access Notes: Original materials available during open hours of repository and any digitized materials that are online are available with Internet access.
Technical Access Notes: Collection contains materials that are not accessible without proper technology.
Acquisition Notes: Photographic Services  Records transfer.
Related Materials: Materials in this repository include other items in the Photographic Services record group and Landon Lecture materials.
PreferredCitation: [Item title], [item date], Photographic Services photographs, 1963-2008, Box [number], Folder [number or title],  Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.