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Illustration by Mark Steele

Harvardiana

From the pages of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

6.9.21

Solomon Gate in an open position.

Solomon Gate in its typical open position

 

At Houghton and Lamont libraries, a creative new entry into the Yard

March-April 2021

A drawing showing a large crossbar being hauled into place between two tall smokestacks to make a giant "H" for "Harvard"

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

January-February 2021

An historic photograph from Radcliffe’s Schlesinger Library archives shows the 1936 exhibition on women scientists—in this case, folders of their published scholarship.

Photograph of the exhibit courtesy of Schlesinger Library/Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

“Women in Science” on display

January-February 2021

Photograph of Rob Gogan, retired recycling director and acute observer of nature on campus

Rob Gogan

The campus’s Mr. Green, accessing acronyms, mathematician at work, and a distracted astronomer

January-February 2021

Formal portrait of the Board of Editors for volume 70 of the “Harvard Law Review” (1956-1957), photographed on the steps of Austin Hall. The author, only the third woman admitted to Review membership, stands in the fourth row, at upper left.

The Board of Editors for volume 70 of the Harvard Law Review (1956-1957), immortalized on the steps of Austin Hall. The author, only the third woman admitted to Review membership, stands in the fourth row, at upper left.

Photograph courtesy of Nancy Boxley Tepper/reproduction by KLK Photography

An alumna looks back.

January-February 2021

Historic photograph of Charles Follen Cabot, Civil War soldier, standing, in uniform

Photograph courtesy of W. Todd Groce

A Civil War image and an Empire State Building homage

November-December 2020

Master Yon Lee extends his hands in a tai chi pose.

Master Yon Lee leads a beginner tai chi course on the MAC Quad.

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/HPAC

The healing of Master Yon Lee

November-December 2020

In Harvard Yard, workers unload gigantic heads of lettuce and other greens from a truck prominently labeled United Farm Workers as students celebrate the University's decision to support the union workers by buying only UFW-certified produce.

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

November-December 2020