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Found in 80 Collections and/or Records:

Philip Barry collection of Harvard College Class of 1936 memorabilia

Collection Identifier: HUD 936.6
Scope and Contents:

The collection includes one black and white panoramic photograph of the Class of 1936 taken at their 25th reunion, June 11-15, 1961, an undated pin from the Class of 1936, a pin from the tercentenary meeting of the Associated Harvard Clubs in 1936, and a name tag for Philip Barry attached to a green ribbon with "1936" printed in white, also undated.

Heinrich Brüning personal archive and Brüning family archive

Collection Identifier: HUGFP 93
Overview: Heinrich Brüning (1885-1970) was Chancellor of Germany from March 1930 until May 1932. After losing political power in Germany, Nazi threats pushed him to leave the country and he became an academic. From 1939 to1952 he was Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Government in the Graduate School of Public Administration at Harvard, and he later held an appointment as Professor of Political Science at the University of Cologne from 1951 to 1956. The Heinrich Brüning personal archive and Brüning...

Records of Radcliffe College President Mary Ingraham Bunting-Smith, 1960-1972

Collection Identifier: RG II, Series 4
Overview:

Official Radcliffe College correspondence, reports, minutes, etc., of Mary Bunting-Smith, professor and fifth president of Radcliffe College.

Records of the Cambridge Scientific Club, 1842-2015, bulk dates 1846-1945.

Collection Identifier: HUD 3257
Overview:

The Cambridge Scientific Club was founded on November 14, 1842 as a small informal dining club consisting chiefly of members of the Harvard University faculty who met to exchange ideas on a wide variety of topics including religion, music, the natural sciences, political economy, the law, ancient history, and the fine arts. The records document the Club's founding, organization, and administrative activities.

Papers of Annie Jump Cannon

Collection Identifier: HUGFP 125
Overview:

The collection documents both the personal and professional life of Annie Jump Cannon, the first astronomer to systematically classify the stars.  It contains diaries, autobiographical writings, correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs, relating to her life and career.

Jeffrey Robert Chapman personal archive

Collection Identifier: HUM 306
Overview: Jeffrey Robert Chapman, advertising executive, graduated from Harvard University (AB 1986), where he was a writer and issue editor for the Harvard Lampoon while studying forest ecology. The collection documents Jeffrey R. Chapman’s affiliation with the Harvard Lampoon, a school humor magazine, and includes a Lampoon letterman jacket, original artwork for Lampoon magazine covers, and a Lampoon USA Today parody...

Collection of Harvard College bills sent to Charles Augustus Chase

Collection Identifier: HUD 1851.14
Overview: Charles Augustus Chase (1833-1911) was a member of the Harvard Class of 1855. After graduating from Harvard, Chase worked for the Boston Daily Advertiser as a reporter and office editor until 1862. Chase then held several public offices, serving as treasurer of Worcester County, Massachusetts from 1864 to 1875, and then as Register of Deeds in 1876. His collection of bills demonstrates Chase's financial transactions while an undergraduate at Harvard, and...

Class - 1919 - Freshman Guests at Smith's Halls, 1915 Digital

Item — Folder: HUM 318 (PA 2)Identifier: HUM 318, HUM 318 (PA 2)
Scope and Contents:

The collection includes two black and white panoramic photographs belonging to Richard Carrington Barrett of the Harvard College Class of 1925. The photographs are of the Harvard College Class 1919, as freshmen guests at Smiths Halls in 1915, and Harvard Class of 1925 Freshmen at Smiths Halls, December 1st, 1921. Both photographs are by Arakelyan.

Panoramic photographs of commencement preparations in Tercentenary Theatre

Collection Identifier: HUV 2336.3
Overview:

The collection includes two panoramic photographs of Harvard commenencement preparations in Harvard Yard during the 1930s. The photographs, both taken by Fay Foto, are shot from the steps of Memorial Church looking across Tercentenary Theatre to Widener Library.

George Packer Berry records, 1941-1968 (inclusive), 1941-1968 (inclusive)

Sub-Group Identifier: RG M-DE01
Scope and Content: The records of the Office of the Dean are the product of the activities of the Dean of Harvard Medical School, during the years 1949-1965 under the tenure of George Packer Berry. Included are records from the administrative activities of the Office of the Dean, as well as records related to the Dean's involvement in outside professional and governmental groups. Also included are records resulting from the activities of standing and ad hoc committees at Harvard Medical School, as well as...

George Williamson personal archive

Digital Record Identifier: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.ARCH:9547835

[Harvard baseball team in Japan], 1934 Digital

Item — Box: 2, Reel: 8Identifier: HUM 187
Scope and Contents:

Twleve minutes and twenty-five seconds of footage shows the Harvard baseball team members, staff, and their female guests visiting various places in Japan, including parks, such as Nara Park, and a temple. Also shows a crowd of mostly Japanese people bidding farewell to the Harvard team. Additionally, footage shows a baseball trophy ceremony between the Harvard University and Keio teams, and footage of baseball practices and games.

Harvard Botanical Museum 16mm Film Collection, ca. 1943-1978 : Guide.

Collection Identifier: hfa00022
Overview: Early in the history of motion pictures the medium of film was recognized for its invaluable uses in education. Moving pictures allow for a broad range of educational topics to be taught by utilizing the medium's ability to communicate information and expand upon complex ideas and topics. This collection of 16mm educational films from the Harvard Botanical Museum Collection focuses on the topics of agriculture through ethnography and history. The films were created between 1943 and 1978 and...

Harvard Student Strike and Protest Collection compiled by the Harvard College Class of 1970

Collection Identifier: HUY 187
Overview: In April 1969, Harvard students, acting under the leadership of Students for a Democratic Society, staged a sit-in in University Hall to protest against the Harvard administration. The protest was violently broken up, which pushed thousands of students and professors to strike against classes until the Harvard administration agreed to more open and inclusive communication. During the protest, strike posters and associated apparel in this collection were used as ways to express dissent,...

Harvard Freshmen at Smiths' Halls, Dec. 1st 1921 Digital

Item — Folder: HUM 318 (PA 1)Identifier: HUM 318, HUM 318 (PA 1)
Scope and Contents:

The collection includes two black and white panoramic photographs belonging to Richard Carrington Barrett of the Harvard College Class of 1925. The photographs are of the Harvard College Class 1919, as freshmen guests at Smiths Halls in 1915, and Harvard Class of 1925 Freshmen at Smiths Halls, December 1st, 1921. Both photographs are by Arakelyan.

Harvard Law School Drama Society records

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 5995745
Overview:

This collection consists of the records of the Harvard Law School Drama Society from 1961-1995, including scripts, scores, and materials relating to production.

Architectural plans for the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 1960-1961.

Sub-Series Identifier: UAI 15.99.17
Overview:

The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts opened in 1963. It was designed by the French architect Le Corbusier. These records consist of architectural designs and plans and the original wooden cases in which the drawings were held.

Architectural plans for Widener Library at Harvard University

Series Identifier: UAI 15.92
Overview:

The Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library, located in Harvard Yard, was dedicated on Commencement Day in 1915. Construction began in 1912 and was completed in 1914. These records are architectural drawings and plans, including plans for the building itself as well as interior fixtures, from pre-construction through construction and alterations.

Baseball Collection

Collection Identifier: HUD 9000
Overview:

This collection consists chiefly of ephemera and information about baseball at Harvard; it also includes baseball clothing and equipment. The earliest original artifacts are tickets in the 1867 folder.

Characters and mascots, 1850-1950

Series Identifier: HUG 3273.2
Overview:

This collection documents people (and one cat) who were known, respected, and/or beloved by the Harvard community for their personal characteristics or talents, regarless of their official relationship, or lack of relationship, with the University. It contains newspaper clippings, publications, memorabilia, and ephemera.

Charters and legislative acts relating to the governance of Harvard

Collection Identifier: UAI 15.100
Overview: Harvard College was founded by a vote of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts on October 28, 1636; subsequent legislative acts established the Board of Overseers, but it was the Charter of 1650 that established the Harvard Corporation and defined its authority as the College's primary governing board. For most of Harvard's history to the present, the College has operated under the Charter of 1650, but between 1672 and 1707 alternate Charters were recognized when the document became a...

 Chest of 1900, 1899-1900

Series Identifier: HUA 900.xx
Overview:

The Chest of 1900 was a time-capsule project undertaken by Harvard University to mark the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century. It contains student essays, diaries kept by students, employees and faculty members, publications and photographs.

Commencement Theses, Quaestiones, and Orders of Exercises

Collection Identifier: HUC 6642
Overview: The collection consists of Theses, Quaestiones, and Orders of Exercises for Commencement used in Harvard Commencement exercises from the 17th century into the early 19th century as precursors to the modern Commencement program. The Theses (for undergraduates) and Quaestiones (for Master's degree candidates) are broadsides, written in Latin, that list prompts used in the commencement tradition of public student disputation which began at Harvard College in 1642. Broadside Theses were printed...

Construction Management Records, ca. 1953-1986.

Collection Identifier: UAV 298.8000
Overview: Harvard University was one of the first large organizations to establish its own internal construction management group, beginning in the 1960s, which centralized all administrative responsibilities involved in the building process. These responsibilities included awarding bids, overseeing daily activities of the contractors and architects, acting as a liaison to offices, organizations, and individual members of the Harvard community and any communities affected by the construction project,...

Records of the Harvard Bicentenary Celebration

Collection Identifier: UAI 20.836.xx
Overview:

The records document some of the activities related to the Harvard Bicentenary Celebration held on September 8, 1836. Materials include extracts listing the votes of the Corporation about the 1836 celebration, a plan for the evening illumination of Holworthy Hall, a volume of autographs signed by Harvard graduates and guests, blank tickets for the “Dinner of the Alumni” held during the celebration and letters from Harvard alumni confirming their attendance at the dinner.