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John Herrick Jackson, Class of 1934, Yale College, photographs and etchings documenting student life at Yale

Call Number: RU 1110


The collection consists of photographs of John Herrick Jackson depicting Skull and Bones members and building, crew team members, Jackson in crew uniform; and two etchings of Harkness Tower by Robert Kasimir.


  • Circa 1931-1934


Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Herrick Jackson, 2010.


The images are arranged by topic.


1.5 Linear Feet ( (1 box))

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

Biographical / Historical

John Herrick Jackson was born on January 8, 1912, in New Haven, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale College with a B.A. in 1934. While at Yale, he participated in several extracurricular activities including Student Council and the Class Book Committee. He was a member of the Crew team for four years, serving as the team captain in his final year. He was also a member of Chi Psi, the Torch Honor Society, and Skull and Bones.


Forms part of Yale Record Group 48-A (YRG 48-A), Yale pictorial records and collections.

Guide to the John Herrick Jackson, Class of 1934, Yale College, Photographs and Etchings Documenting Student Life at Yale
Under Revision
compiled by Mary Caldera
September 2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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