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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...

Ezekiel Dodge Cushing papers

Collection Identifier: B MS c14
Overview: The Ezekiel Dodge Cushing papers, 1799-1828 (inclusive), undated, consist primarily of correspondence from Ezekiel Dodge Cushing (1790-1828), a Boston physician, to his parents, Mehetable and Nathaniel Cushing, and his sister Mehetable, regarding his studies at Harvard College and Dartmouth Medical School, his medical practice, family matters, and politics. It also contains legal and financial documents including Cushing's Harvard quarter bills, and documents related to his estate. There is...

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 Botanical Museum 16mm Film Collection, ca. 1943-1978 : Guide.

Collection Identifier: hfa00022
Overview: Early in the history of motion pictures the medium of film was recognized for its invaluable uses in education. Moving pictures allow for a broad range of educational topics to be taught by utilizing the medium's ability to communicate information and expand upon complex ideas and topics. This collection of 16mm educational films from the Harvard Botanical Museum Collection focuses on the topics of agriculture through ethnography and history. The films were created between 1943 and 1978 and...

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...