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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 family...

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...

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.

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, announce...

 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.

Harvard 350th anniversary celebration : video recordings and script

Collection Identifier: UAY 11
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.