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Illustration showing how Harvard Business School settled on its new name in 1961

Illustration by Mark Steele

Harvardiana

Headlines from Harvard’s history

8.6.21

A brown grandfather clock

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Image courtesy of the Harvard Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

Harvard’s clocks and the standardization of time

September-October 2021

Photographic portrait of James Agee

James Agee

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard University Archives

Bow and Arrow’s mechanic, James Agee’s creative turbulence

September-October 2021

Drawing of Poco from Harvard Celebrities: A Book of Caricatures and Decorative Drawings, 1901

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From Harvard Celebrities: A Book of Caricatures and Decorative Drawings, 1901

Brief life of a Harvard “character”

September-October 2021

Illustration showing how Harvard Business School settled on its new name in 1961

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

September-October 2021

Portrait photograph of Sidney Verba

Sidney Verba

Photograph by Justin Ide/HPAC

Harvard’s mensch, and a record-setting recorder of Crimson lives

July-August 2021

Photograph of Commencement guest speaker Ruth J. Simmons

Ruth J. Simmons, the guest speaker
Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

The Morning Exercises—further adapted for the era of COVID and streaming—come with strong messages about racial justice.

5.27.21

University Hall

University Hall, home to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences offices, where faculty meetings are held

Photograph by Bostonian13/Wikipedia.

 

Honors teaching excellence, and the memory of Nathan Glazer, in last regular meeting of the academic year

5.4.21

Photograph of Harvard economist Martin Feldstein

Martin S. Feldstein

Photograph by Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Wisdom from the Great Depression—plus an accomplished economist, and rowdiness on the Charles

May-June 2021