Jim Davis Photographs 1970-1974

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Davis, Jim (James Harry, Jr.)
Size
2.25 linear feet (1 archival halfbox, 3 albums, 1 archival flat box)
Call number
MC 00610
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.

The Jim Davis Photographs contain photographs, slides, and negatives of the NC State campus, student life and activities, athletics, and Chancellor John Caldwell, among other topics. Selected images were used in the Agromeck yearbooks of 1972, 1973, and 1974. Most items were photographed by Jim Davis (editor of the 1975 Agromeck), but some were taken by Michael O'Brien and Jim Holcombe, also on the Agromeck staff.

Biographical/historical note

Jim Davis was a photographer for the Agromeck (NC State yearbook) during the 1970s, and he was editor of the publication in 1975. He graduated from NC State in December of 1975 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Jim Holcombe was a contributing photographer and Michael O'Brien was the photo editor.

Scope/content

The Jim Davis Photographs contain photographs, slides, and negatives of the NC State campus, student life and activities, athletics, and Chancellor John Caldwell, among other topics. Selected images were used in the Agromeck yearbooks of 1972, 1973, and 1974. Most items were photographed by Jim Davis (editor of the 1975 Agromeck), but some were taken by Michael O'Brien and Jim Holcombe, also on the Agromeck staff.

Arrangement

Collection arranged in the order received.

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], Jim Davis Photographs, MC 00610, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Gift of Jim Davis, 2016 October (Accession 2016.0257)

Processing information

Processed by: Cathy Dorin-Black, 2016 October; Finding aid written by: Cathy Dorin-Black, 2016 October

Agromeck 1972 (Accession 2016.0257)
Half box 1, Folder 1
Negatives for 1972, 1973, and 1974 Agromecks 1972-1974 (Accession 2016.0257)
Album 2
Slides of campus events 1970-1974 (Accession 2016.0257)

Some by photographer Jim Holcombe.

Album 3
Photographs of people circa 1970-circa 1974 (Accession 2016.0257)

The photographs in this album are primarily by photographer Michael O'Brien. Some are by Jim Holcombe and Jim Davis. Many are of Chancellor John Caldwell.

Album 4
Photographs of campus life circa 1970-circa 1974 (Accession 2016.0257)

Some photographs taken by Michael O'Brien.

Flat box 5

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], Jim Davis Photographs, MC 00610, 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.