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Articles: Harvardiana

Prince Charles with Francis H. Burr in 1986

Prince Charles with Francis H. Burr at the 350th

Photograph by Mike Quan

Harvardiana

The Prince of Wales’s star turn at Harvard’s 350th anniversary gala, in 1986

9.14.22

Illustration of football players hanging their laundry out to dry

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

6.6.22

Blanche Calloway spreading her arms during a performance

Blanche Calloway, in her element

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Theater Collection

The success and struggles of a pioneering musician

May-June 2022

Historic portrait of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Photograph in public domain

Emerson’s oratory backstory, somber reunion notes, and happier days

May-June 2022

Portrait of Lorna Myrtle Hodgkinson, ca. 1922

Portrait of Lorna Myrtle Hodgkinson, ca. 1922

Photograph courtesy of Harvard University Archives

Brief life of a dauntless educator: 1887-1951

May-June 2022

Illustration of 2022 Commencement with movie camera for first time

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

May-June 2022

Weld Boat House

Weld Boat House

Photograph in the public domain

Comprehensive modernization to begin this year

3.3.22

John Harvard two-ounce, 56-cent stamp from 1986, honoring University’s 350th anniversary

Engineering for runners, the John Harvard stamp, tweaking Dr. Oz

March-April 2022

Student photograph of Earl Brown in 1920, and baseball team photo with Brown in 1924

Right: Earl Brown from his Harvard transcript, c.1920.

Left: Team photo, captioned “Harvard Baseball Squad,” 1924, with Brown seated on ground far left.

Photographs courtesy of the Harvard University Archives

Brief life of Harvard’s latest major league baseball player: 1903-1980

March-April 2022