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Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Harvardiana

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago

6.23.20

Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago

6.23.20

Cartoon showing student pilots flying airplanes above Harvard's campus

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

July-August 2020

Massachusetts Hall

Massachusetts Hall
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Harvard’s oldest building at 300

July-August 2020

Photograph of Martin Baron

Martin Baron

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

Details of the virtual degree-conferral ceremonies

July-August 2020

Photograph of Nelson Mandela receiving honorary degree and University Marshal Rick Hunt

Nelson Mandela, holding his honorary degree, and University Marshal Rick Hunt

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Campus and Commencement without people, social distance, Dr. Fauci, and a meaningful password

July-August 2020

Ceridwen Dovey
Photograph courtesy of Ceridwen Dovey

How Harvard reunions are cast in Ceridwen Dovey’s Life After Truth

5.27.20

Image of sign on Adams House faculty dean residence

Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JSR

Houseboating in Boston Harbor, Apthorp North, and clothing counts

May-June 2020

Photograph of Radcliffe Bunting Fellows circa 1964-1972

Bunting Fellows in conversation, circa 1964-1972; Tillie Olsen, holding a cup, is at right.

Photograph by Olive Pierce (circa 1964-1972). Copyright © the Pierce family. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

From “women’s confinement” to “women’s liberation” at the Radcliffe Institute

May-June 2020