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Articles: Harvardiana

The front of the sleeve from a Dunster Dunces album, which included arrangements of George Gershwin and Irving Berlin, as well as original compositions

Courtesy of Jonathan Aibel

Harvardiana

A look (and listen) back at the Dunster Dunces

8.25.17

Massachusetts Hall

Photograph by Muns/Wikipedia

Twenty submissions have been selected as semifinalists to replace the final line in Harvard’s alma mater. 

10.3.17

Courtesy of PBS

Harvard experts provide access to Vietnamese sources on the war.

9.11.17

The front of the sleeve from a Dunster Dunces album, which included arrangements of George Gershwin and Irving Berlin, as well as original compositions

Courtesy of Jonathan Aibel

A look (and listen) back at the Dunster Dunces

8.25.17

The artist as master colorist: Henri Matisse, Woman with a Hat (Femme au Chapeau), 1905

Wikimedia Commons

John Kenneth Galbraith’s letters, Linda Greenhouse, color in art, and more

September-October 2017

Illustration by Mark Steele

A Channel first, a voluntary U.S. history exam, and more from the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

September-October 2017

Memorial Hall burning in September 1956—with flames beyond the reach of firefighting apparatus

Photograph by William Simon

A fresh source for Harvard humor, a critique embedded in a memorium, and historic photos of a famous campus fire

September-October 2017

The Radcliffe Institute’s garden oasis

Photograph by Thomas Earle/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

“Fair Harvard,” liberal arts Soviet-style, campus oases, and more

July-August 2017

Stephen Peabody, 1809, by John Johnston

Photograph by American Antiquarian Society

The diary of a “unexceptional collegian”—attending class, or not

July-August 2017