Consists of ephemera, newsletters, flyers, brochures, and memorabilia collected by a member of the Harvard College Class if 1981. The collection documents on-campus activities and events sponsored by various Harvard organizations, including Quincy House, the Harvard Crimson, the Harvard Republican Club, and the Harvard Democrats. Also includes flyers documenting the apartheid protests and a newsprint poster from a 1980 conference on activism.
Contains correspondence sent to David Geddes from two of his college roommates, Michael McDowell and Peter Galassi, from 1969-1971. The letters were mostly written during the summers of their undergraduate years. Also includes handouts and flyers from the 1969 student strike, which document the campus unrest and activism.
Back-and-white photographs of Harvard faculty and employees taken by the Harvard University News Office for publicity, press releases, and in publications. Images consist of negatives and contact prints stored together in 3x5 inch envelopes.
Nelson Parker Farquhar (1911-1991), teacher, was born on June 20, 1911, in Billerica, Massachusetts. He attended Milton Academy and received his Harvard AB in 1932. As an undergraduate student, Farquhar was involved with Pi Eta and the Glee Club. Following graduation, he began teaching English at boys' preparatory schools; he spent most of his career at Kingswood School in Connecticut, where he was appointed headmaster in 1962. Farquhar received his AM from Trinity College in 1953. He died on February 27, 1991.
Course materials from Harvard classes gathered by graduate student Raymond Milton Johnson. Includes handwritten notes with sketches and drawings, syllabi, handouts, examinations, completed problem sets for Engineering 366b: Applied Soil Mechanics, taught by Karl von Terzaghi in Spring 1947; handwritten student notes on soil mechanic lectures, taught by Arthur Casagrande in Spring 1947; mimeographed notes on soil mechanics, compiled by the teaching staff and students during the academic year 1938-1939, and based on the lectures of Casagrande, which also includes manuscript annotations and interleaved pages of manuscript notes; and copies of notes from lectures on soil mechanics by Casagrande, presumably also from Spring 1947, with a mimeographed list of publications by Casagrande.
Scrapbook compiled by student Styliani Pantela while enrolled in the Harvard College course, Tangible Things. The scrapbook documents Pantela's years at Harvard, and consists of loose pages containing Harvard-related ephemera, such as posters, flyers, tickets, Kirkland House and University occasions, including Commencement and Class Day 2015. Also includes materials related to events in the Boston and Cambridge areas, such as concerts, movies, theater shows, and museum visits. Several current event topics are heavily documented, including climate change, technology and design, women in computing, and BGLTQ issues.
Photograph album, probably compiled by Harvard undergraduate student Franklin Remington, contains 79 photographs of various Harvard students, clubs, and sports teams. The album has handwritten annotations of names and descriptions. The album includes photographs of Hasty Pudding Club cast members in costume; members of the Porcellian Club posing outside of their clubhouse, some of which include George Washington Lewis, the African-American steward of the Club from 1876-1921, and a young child who may be Lewis' son; individual members of Harvard Crew teams, as well as races in progress; individual track athletes and races in progress; individual members of Harvard boxing teams and football teams; individual members of the Classes of 1887 and 1888, including a composite photograph of all members of the Class of 1887; portraits of multiple women, including one of Trudy Vanderpool, who married Daniel E. Moran, Remington's business partner; and interior shots of student rooms. Remington ... Read More
Typewritten paper, The diplomatic relations of Mexico with the Vatican, 1821-1860, written by Harvard graduate student Robert H. Dix on May 15, 1953. The paper was submitted for History 274, a seminar on the history of Latin America, taught by Professor Clarence Henry Haring, the Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics. The paper includes some handwritten annotations, presumably written by Haring; the paper in not graded.
Harvard College Class of 1853 album belonging to Albert Gallatin Browne, Jr. The album has pages of photographic portraits of members of the Class of 1853, which are interlined with blank pages on which classmates signed their names, birth dates, birth places, and occasional quotations. Browne also added details about some of his classmates' post-graduation activities. At the back of the volume is an index of the members of the Class of 1853, which includes their birth dates and birth places. The class album also functioned as a scrapbook, and was used to record information about class activities and paste in ephemera from events such as Class Day, commencement, class dinners, and reunions. There are also several loose items tucked into the album, including additional class memorabilia, such as a menu for a dinner given by the Harvard president and classmate Charles William Eliot, signed by attendees, a clipping from the 1853 commencement with a review of Browne's reading of his ode, ... Read More
Small collection of Harvard memorabilia belonging to Ernest G. Walker (Harvard AB 1892). Includes two Harvard term bills, dated December 20, 1890 and March 21, 1891; a room assignment card, 1891-1892; a notification of Price Greenleaf aid, 1890-1891; and a small colorful Harvard Republican Club flag. All of the items except for the 1891 term bill are pasted onto a large board; the original frame was removed by Archives staff.