Found in 80 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: This collection chiefly chronicles Henry Edwards Scott, Jr. (1900-1990) studies in the fields of chemistry, engineering sciences, English, mathematics, physics, and music at Harvard University primarily from 1918 to 1922, and his participation in student organizations including the Pi Eta Club and the Harvard Glee Club. A drawing and a commercial advertisement demonstrate Scott’s career as an artist.
Overview: Conrad L.B. Shudeman, physicist and philosopher, born Conrad Louis Benoni Shuddemagen, earned his SB (1902) and SM (1904) at the University of Texas. After completing his PhD at Harvard (1908), Shudeman accepted a faculty appointment at the University of Texas, serving as a physics instructor until 1910. The collection contains mathematical and physics notebooks kept by Shudeman while a PhD student at Harvard University from 1904 to 1908. The notebooks offer an overview of Shudeman’s academic...
Overview: The personal archive of Lawrence G. Smith documents his academic and social experiences as a Harvard undergraduate and graduate student, and as an alumnus. The collection includes Smith's personal correspondence, diaries, and Harvard College Class of 1959 reunion memorabilia.
[Stanford baseball team], 1934 Digital
FOUND IN: Harvard University Archives / Collection: The Henry Chauncey Collection of film and photographs from the Harvard baseball team's tour of Japan / Series: Film reelsItem — Box: 2, Reel: 9Identifier: HUM 187
Scope and Contents: Twelve minutes and fifty-five seconds of footage showing a group of men, presumably the Harvard baseball team and staff, doing a variety of activities, including boarding a bus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, throwing around a baseball on the side of a road, boarding a train, and playing a baseball game, possibly against Stanford University. Footage then shows the group en route to Hawaii, aboard the M.S. Tatsuta Maru, posing for photographs with the ship's crew. Upon...
Overview: The Joseph LeVow Steinberg personal archive contains correspondence and student materials chronicling Steinberg’s academic and social life at Harvard College from 1952 to 1959. Also included are Harvard ephemera collected by Steinberg both as a student and alumnus from 1936 to 2012 which document his participation in sport and cultural activities at Harvard College as well as his life-long interest in events at Harvard. Joseph LeVow Steinberg (born 1934), an attorney, received an AB from...
Overview: Stanley Smith Stevens (1906-1973) was a physicist and professor at Harvard University. He was an authority on the physics of sensory perception, especially hearing. He was director of the Psycho-Acoustics Laboratory and the Psychophysics Laboratory at Harvard. This collection documents Stevens' research and professional activities.
[Untitled],  Digital
FOUND IN: Harvard University Archives / Collection: The Henry Chauncey Collection of film and photographs from the Harvard baseball team's tour of Japan / Series: Film reelsItem — Box: 2, Reel: 4Identifier: HUM 187
Scope and Contents: Nine minutes and forty-five seconds of footage includes scenes aboard the S.S. Taiyo Maru. Baseball footage shows a marching band, as well as players from the United States and Japanese teams from Keio and Waseda Universities. Other footage shows an airplane flying in the sky, and scattered throughout the footage are several text slides with Japanese characters and some English words.
Overview: This collection documents Joseph Vera’s association with the Harvard fencing team, the Harvard Glee Club, his participation in Class of 1950 reunions, and his attendance at athletic events including Harvard football games. Joseph Sequeira Vera (1928-2018), a lawyer, received an AB from Harvard University (1950), a Juris Doctor from Boston University (1953), and a Master of Laws from Georgetown University (1955). He practiced law in New Bedford, Massachusetts from 1954-1970 before accepting a...
Overview: Langdon Warner (1881-1955) was a curator of Far Eastern Art at Harvard University's Fogg Art Museum from 1923 to 1950, and was an advisor to the United States military on Far Eastern shrines and art centers in World War II. The Langdon Warner personal archive documents Warner's career as a curator, art historian, and lecturer and illustrates his roles as an authority on Asian art and culture, especially on Japanese and Chinese art and culture. The collection provides a view of United States'...
Overview: George Williamson, a member of the Harvard College Class of 1905, was the first Harvard alumnus to die while serving in the First World War. The archive consists of letters Williamson wrote while a Harvard undergraduate, military medals awarded to him, and letters documenting his wartime service.