Oscar David Biddy Jr. Photographs 1954-Circa 1961

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Biddy, Oscar David, 1934-2009
Size
0.45 linear feet (1 archival halfbox, 1 tube)
Call number
MC 00579
Access to materials

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

Contained in this collection are black-and-white photographs taken by Biddy while a student at North Carolina State University. Some may have been shot for the Technician (the student newspaper). Included are 8 x 10 inch prints, contact prints, and negatives for some prints. These images date from approximately 1960, and they depict campus buildings as well as unidentified people who are probably students. Also included in this collection is a cartoon of the NC State campus dated from 1954.

Biographical/historical note

During the 1950s and 1960s, Oscar David Biddy, Jr. (1934-2009), was a student at North Carolina State College (which later was renamed North Carolina State University). Known to friends as "Dave," he was a photographer for the Technician (the student newspaper), and later he was a professional photographer. He worked as a technician for the university's Dept. of Nuclear Engineering from the 1970s until approximately 2000.

Scope/content

Contained in this collection are black-and-white photographs taken by Biddy while a student at North Carolina State University. Some may have been shot for the Technician (the student newspaper). Included are 8 x 10 inch prints, contact prints, and negatives for some prints. These images date from approximately 1960, and they depict campus buildings as well as unidentified people who are probably students. Also included in this collection is a cartoon of the NC State campus dated from 1954.

Arrangement

Materials in this collection are arranged by format.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Oscar David Biddy Jr. Photographs, MC 00579, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Leonard W. White, 2015 (Accession 2015-0259)

Processing information

Processed by: Todd Kosmerick, 2015 November; machine-readable finding aid by: Todd Kosmerick, 2015 November.

8 x 10 inch prints: Campus near Bragaw Hall and unidentified structures Circa 1960
Half box 1, Folder 1
Contact prints and negatives: Construction of Harrelson Hall and greenhouses near Gardner Hall, unidentified people (probably students), Craft Center (?), and interior of Student Union (?) Circa 1960-Circa 1961
Half box 1, Folder 2
Cartoon depiction of campus by Pete Jacobsen and George Colvin 1954
Flat folder 1

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

For more information contact us via mail, phone, or our web form.

Mailing address:
Special Collections Research Center
Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Oscar David Biddy Jr. Photographs, MC 00579, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.