The Jumbo Yearbook Records, 1952 -- 2005


Title: The Jumbo Yearbook Records
Dates: 1952 -- 2005
Bulk Dates: 2001 -- 2005
Creator: Jumbo (Yearbook)
Call Number: UA065
Size: 2.7 Cubic Feet, 6 boxes, 1 Volumes, 52 Digital Object(s)
Language(s): English  
Permanent URL:
    Digital Collections and Archives, Tufts University


This collection contains original photographs used in the annual production of the Jumbo Book. For some years there are senior portraits only, and for others there are candid shots as well. It also includes a special centennial edition.


This collection organized into four series: Senior portraits; Senior portraits and candid photographs; Special publications; and Senior candid photographs.


Biographical / Historical

The Jumbo is the yearbook of the undergraduate colleges of Tufts University. It has been published annually since 1916, though the the title "The Jumbo" was first used for the 1917 edition. Over the years it has been known alternately as the Jumbo Book or simply Jumbo. In later years the yearbooks are often untitled.

Access and Use

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see "Reproductions and Use" on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish.

No documentation is available regarding the intellectual property rights in this collection.

Collection History

Processing Notes

This collection is processed.

Subjects and Genre Terms
  • Student life
Related Material
  • UP024, The Jumbo, DCA

Series Description

  1. Senior portraits, 2001

    This series contains senior portraits of members of the Class of 2001.

  2. Senior portraits and candids, 2003

    This series contains senior portraits of members of the Class of 2003. This series also contains candid photographs submitted by students for use in the yearbook. Photos that were used are grouped by page number. Photos that were not used are grouped at the end of the series.

  3. Special publications, 1952

    This series contains the Centennial History of Tufts College, published by the Jumbo Book in 1952 as a supplement to that year's yearbook.

  4. Senior yearbook candids, 2004 -- 2005

    This series contains candid shots from the classes of 2004 and 2005. The candid photographs were submitted by students for use in the yearbook. Those in the collection may have been used in the yearbook, but were not picked up by students at the end of the year. They are unorganized.

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