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Phi Beta Kappa library books, 1740-1854 .

Sub-Fonds Identifier: HUD 3684 Library
Overview: This inventory lists books that once formed a part of the library of the Phi Beta Kappa chapter at Harvard.

Records of the Phi Beta Kappa Alpha of Massachusetts, Iota of Massachusetts, and Alpha Iota of Massachusetts chapters, 1779-2011

Collection Identifier: HUD 3684
Overview: The Phi Beta Kappa Alpha of Massachusetts chapter was founded at Harvard in 1781 under a charter, dated December 4, 1779, granted by the chapter at the College of William and Mary. In 1995, the chapter merged with Radcliffe’s Iota of Massachusetts chapter to form the Alpha Iota of Massachusetts chapter. This collection documents the history and activities of Phi Beta Kappa at Harvard from its founding through the 21st century. While the collection chiefly documents Harvard's Alpha chapter, it...

Records of the Radio Research Laboratory, 1942-1946

Collection Identifier: UAV 728
Overview: The Radio Research Laboratory (RRL) was established in 1942 to develop countermeasures to radar. These records document research projects. Topics include radar, radar countermeasures, microwaves, research methodology, and the relationship of federally-sponsored research to the industrial sector.

Early records of the Speaking Club

Collection Identifier: HUD 3803.2500
Overview: These early records of the Speaking Club, a private student club established at Harvard College as a forum for practicing oratory, contain information about club rules and regulations, signed declarations of its members, lists of speakers and their topics, meeting minutes, votes, orders, financial accounts, and other routine administrative information. The records also include information about the library kept by the Club for its members. These early records are only a subset of the existing...

Thomas T. Winant collection of Harvard postcards

Collection Identifier: HUY 214
Overview: Collection of 231 postcards, collected by Thomas T. Winant, chiefly depicting exteriors of Harvard and Radcliffe buildings, as well as Harvard landmarks, Cambridge views, and Harvard's graduate schools. Most of the postcards are blank, but some were mailed and contain writing. Postmarks for the latter suggest that the bulk dates from 1904 to 1908; however, there are about 20 postcards that are probably from the 1990s.