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100th Anniversary Issue
November-December 1998

On the cover: John Harvard, reader. Sculpture montage by Mark Steele, photograph by Monika Andersson.

Right Now
  The snowball planet, Islam and interest, horizontal hostilities, beachfront burial ground

  Editor's Letter
A century of service

Cambridge 02138
Communications from our readers - with links to the original articles (a great introduction to recent pieces)

The Browser
A pioneering study of affirmative action in admissions, free speech on campus, and a Leonard Bernstein retrospective

New England Regional Edition
The best benefits, holiday dining, and a guide to campus events and sports

The Alumni
The mollusk master, from farm to fame, and House heroes

The College Pump
Exam anxiety, circa 1898

Nonstandard time


Continuing the magazine's centennial commemoration: personal communications--from class notes to classified advertisements

America's entry onto the global stage--and Harvardians' leading role in the nation's changing public life.
by John T. Bethell

From mutton to mesclun: a decidedly unscientific overview of Harvard's evolution from 1898 to the present

Brief life of a model citizen: 1857-1905.
by Daphne Abeel

The curious history of the Society of Fellows, Harvard's intellectual hothouse and breeding ground for faculty talent.
by Edward Tenner

Returning to campus, a young alumnus finds it odd to place himself in Harvard's history.
by Adam Goodheart

One family's ties to Harvard through the centuries--and how its members and the institution influenced each other.
by Craig Lambert

The look of Harvard Magazine, and the labors of producing it, from lead type to lasers.
by Christopher Reed

A devilishly difficult anniversary puzzle.
by John de Cuevas

Two prophets from Africa, enhancing undergraduate financial aid, 100 years of the University, amiable archivist, Schlesinger père et fils on the century's greatest hits, the endowment up and down, appointments academic and otherwise, the "Undergraduate" alone abroad, a fleet footballer, and a summary of fall sports.

Also, check out our current Classifieds, or browse our archives of issues going back to May-June 1996

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