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Papers of Solon Irving Bailey, 1889-1925, 1931.

Collection Identifier: HUG 1191
Overview: Solon Irving Bailey (1854-1931), Phillips Professor of Astronomy at Harvard, spent forty four years with the Harvard College Observatory. Bailey was largely responsible for the successful establishment of Harvard’s Boyden Station observatory in Arequipa, Peru. Bailey’s pioneering photographic studies of globular clusters, variable stars, nebulae, and galactic clusters provided the basis from which other astronomers were able to determine the size of the Milky Way and other galaxies.

Papers of Kenneth T. Bainbridge, 1873, 1923-1996

Collection Identifier: HUGFP 152
Overview: Kenneth T. Bainbridge (1904-1996), the first George Vasmer Leverett Professor of Physics at Harvard University (1934-1975), was recognized as a scientific leader in the field of physics for his design and application of mass spectrographs as research tools for mass measurements. He designed and built the first cyclotron at Harvard University, participated in the development of radar during World War II, and oversaw the test explosion of the first nuclear bomb at Alamogordo, New Mexico in July...

Papers of the Baker family

Collection Identifier: HUM 133
Overview: This collection documents members of the Cape Cod family descended from Francis Baker (1611-1696) and Isabel Twining. The bulk of the collection documents descendants of Francis’ son Nathaniel B. Baker (1642-1691): Judah Baker (1705-1794), Judah Baker (1742-1810), and Judah Baker (1771-1830), and chiefly consists of legal documents, including 18th and early 19th century deeds of conveyance for real estate in Yarmouth, Massachusetts, bills of sale, and wills. The collection also contains...

Herschel Baker lecture notes for classes taught at Harvard

Collection Identifier: HUGB B133.35
Overview: Herschel Clay Baker (1914-1990), Francis Lee Higginson Professor of English Literature, taught at Harvard from 1946 to 1984. The Herschel Baker lecture notes for classes taught at Harvard contain Baker's undated lecture notes for his courses taught between 1946 and 1984. Includes notes for classes and seminars on Renaissance literature (Milton, Sidney, Shakespeare), as well as the philosophy and theology of that period.

Harvard student strike t-shirt formerly belonging to Samuel Lee Baker

Collection Identifier: HUM 373
Scope and Contents: Harvard t-shirt with a screen print from the 1969 student strike, formerly belonging to Harvard Class of 1969 student Samuel Lee Baker. The front of the item depicts the strike’s iconic red fist, and the back depicts a quote from Harvard Corporation member Hugh Calkins on the subject of the ROTC. The full quote reads, "April 16, 1969 (an interview with Hugh Calkins, of the Corporation). Student: if all of the faculty of Arts and Sciences and students voted to abolish ROTC, would you? Calkins:...

Baldwin family papers

Collection Identifier: HUM 105
Overview: Colonel Loammi Baldwin (1740-1807) was a Revolutionary War soldier and civil engineer. His son Loammi (1780-1833; Harvard AB 1800) became a nationally-known civil engineer. Father and son Loammi Baldwin, Sr. and Jr. were active in the Harvard community in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This collection contains an assortment of student records, notes, and correspondence reflecting the involvement of Loammi Baldwin Sr. (1740-1807) as a Harvard parent, donor, and committee member, and the...

Papers of Thomas Barbour

Collection Identifier: HUG 4192
Overview: The Papers of Thomas Barbour consist of Barbour's personal and professional correspondence, including letters to John Van Denburgh, Curator of Herpetology at California Academy of Sciences; field notes, 1918-1921, from Florida; notebooks; manuscripts of writings; and certificates. Related publications and reference material also available in repository.

Papers of Elso Barghoorn

Collection Identifier: HUGFP 113.xx
Overview: Elso Sterrenberg Barghoorn (1915-1984), paleobotanist, taught at Harvard University from 1946 until his death in 1984. His papers document his personal and professional activities, including correspondence; accounting records from his field work expeditions; papers relating to research grants and scientific investigations; manuscripts; Harvard University teaching files; and papers from conferences and symposia. His personal materials contain notebooks from his student years; diplomas and...

Richard Carrington Barrett panoramic photographs of the Harvard College Class of 1919 and the Harvard College Class of 1925 as freshmen at Smith's Halls

Collection Identifier: HUM 318
Overview: This collection includes two black and white panoramic photographs of the Harvard College Class of 1919 and the Harvard College Class of 1925 belonging to Richard Carrington Barrett, a member of the Harvard College Class of 1925. Both photographs were taken by Arakelyan, with studios in Boston and Cambridge, Mass.

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.