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Kit Reed at work, April 1977

Photograph by Christopher S. Johnson

Harvardiana

A distinctive Harvard Magazine voice remembered

8.11.16

The views of Charles William Eliot and Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (whose images follow) aided the descendants of immigrants in keeping out new immigrants, as depicted in Joseph Keppler’s 1893 political cartoon “Looking Backward,” from Puck.

The views of Charles William Eliot and Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (whose images follow) aided the descendants of immigrants in keeping out new immigrants, as depicted in Joseph Keppler’s 1893 “Looking Backward,” from Puck.

Puck, January 11, 1893

When academics embraced scientific racism, immigration restrictions, and the suppression of “the unfit”

March-April 2016

The chandelier ablaze
Photograph by Jim Harrison

In Sanders Theatre, a “constellation” of a chandelier

January-February 2016

Portrait of Richard Henry Dana Jr. in 1842

Richard Henry Dana Jr. in 1842
From Two Years Before the Mast (Houghton Mifflin Co,.1911)

How Richard  Henry Dana Jr. came to hate slavery and injustice

January-February 2016

Babar receives an honorary degree from Harvard

Illustration by Mark Steele
With fond admiration to Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff

From the pages of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

January-February 2016

Henry Rosovsky

Photograph by Jim Harrison

A tribute to Henry Rosovsky from Harvard Magazine

January-February 2016

Illustration by Mark Steele

From the pages of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

November-December 2015

Henry D. Rogers performing as Grandfather with Annie Gaybis in 2009

Photograph by Mike Erdelyi Photography

Nutcracker notes, and a memorable blackout

November-December 2015

The 1927 baseball team. Zarakov is fourth from left in the front row, elbow to elbow with Mitchell.

Courtesy of the Harvard Club of New York

How Jim Connor got to Harvard, and Isadore Zarakov’s home run

September-October 2015