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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
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.
Helen L. Brooks collection relating to the Harvard University Underwater Sound Laboratory and the Harvard University Division of Engineering and Applied Physics Wives Committee
Overview: Helen Lathrop Brooks (1917- ) worked as an editorial secretary at the Harvard University Underwater Sound Laboratory from March 1942 to July 1945. In 1958, Brooks founded and chaired the Division of Engineering and Applied Physics Wives Committee, which served as a social organization for the department's faculty members and their wives until 1977, when the group formally disbanded. The collection contains photographs of the Harvard Underwater Sound Laboratory, as well as employee rosters and...
Overview: This collection consists of seven black and white platinum prints taken by Edward Russell Cogswell, Jr., on September 18, 1897, from the top of the chimney of the old power house at the intersection of Boylston Street (now John F. Kennedy Street) and Memorial Drive in Cambridge, Mass. The photographs are aerial views of Harvard Square, Cambridge, Allston and the Charles River.
Overview: Douglas J. Dawson was a member of the Harvard College Class of 1970, and he received his AB in March 1971. The collection contains Dawson's Harvard course notes, essays, syllabi, and reading lists, Harvard admissions and financial aid materials, flyers and other political ephemera from the 1969 Harvard student strike and anti-Vietnam War protests, and several Harvard publications, all of which document Dawson's academic and political activities as an undergraduate student at Harvard.
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.
Overview: The Richard J. Friary collection of Woodward Research Institute materials document Friary’s association with the Woodward Research Institute and Harvard physicist Robert Burns Woodward in the early 1970s. Friary is a synthetic organic and medicinal chemist who has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for more than thirty years.
Overview: These records chiefly relate to the organization of reunions and the collection of biographical information for anniversary reports of the Harvard College Class of 1895. Panoramic photographs of class reunions are also included.
Overview: The Records of Harvard College Observatory Director William Cranch Bond document the founding, growth, and scientific research of the Harvard College Observatory primarily from 1840 to 1859. Also chronicled is the Observatory’s participation in advances made in astronomy, stellar photography, meteorology, continental exploration, and technological improvements in astronomical instruments in the early nineteenth century. William Cranch Bond (1789-1859), American astronomer and instrument...
Overview: The Harvard Underwater Sound Laboratory was operated by the University from 1941 to 1949 under contract to the National Defense Research Committee/Office of Scientific Research and Development. Research at the Lab focused on the improvement of equipment for the detection of underwater sound and the design of new equipment. The records document experiments, apparatus, and Lab administration. Topics include underwater acoustics and sonar.
Overview: The panoramic views chiefly depict the Harvard environment, places where the Harvard community studies, teaches, works, researches, or lives.