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Overview: The Records Management Office (RMO), part of the Harvard University Archives, developed the General Records Schedule (GRS) and published it in 1997. The GRS lists types of records found in University offices with guidance on their retention and destruction. This work was done as mandated by a vote of the President and Fellows of Harvard College. These documents provide a record of the GRS's creation.
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.
Overview: Includes two U-matic S videos, one 1” video reel, a program and a full event script with notes on when to cue the video produced by Tommy Walker Productions for the September 6, 1986 event celebrating Harvard's 350th anniversary at Harvard Stadium.
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.
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.
Overview: This series documents the various policies and procedures according to which staff in the Harvard University Archives performed their duties from 1938-1996.
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.
Overview: This collection contains the official minutes of the Harvard University Board of Overseers' meetings held from 1707 to 1932. These minutes document the Boards' discussion and decisions on a wide range of academic, administrative, and financial concerns. Of note among the eighteenth century material are minutes related to the curriculum, the rules surrounding specific endowed professorships, student disorders, University finances, food service at Harvard, student dress, the effects of the...
Overview: The Harvard University Board of Overseers is one of two governing bodies of Harvard University. One of the methods by which the Overseers carry out their charge is by organizing visiting committees to visit departments and schools and report back on their findings. Reports describe the status and activities of the academic departments at Harvard University. Most of the reports are handwritten, many of them in the form of letters addressed to the Board of Overseers. Many of the reports are from...