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Harvardiana

“Vagabonding,” Harvard Student Agencies, and more from the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

10.6.17

Illustration by Mark Steele

From the pages of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

January-February 2017

This portrait of Edward Holyoke, Harvard’s ninth president, painted ca. 1759-1761, was Copley’s first commission from the College.

Harvard University Portrait Collection (H6); photograph by Harvard Art Museums Imaging Department/©President and Fellows of Harvard College

When the College commissioned Copley

November-December 2016

Portrait of John Adams by Benjamin Blyth, ca. 1766

Courtesy of the Collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society

What he learned and what he made of it

November-December 2016

Illustration by Mark Steele

From the pages of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

November-December 2016

Defense secretary Robert McNamara arguing with Harvard protesters in 1966

Photograph by Julian Levy

McNamara on campus, the “Cambridge conceit,” and a lyric puzzle

November-December 2016

Harvard bestirs itself for the fall term.

8.22.16

Kit Reed at work, April 1977

Photograph by Christopher S. Johnson

A distinctive Harvard Magazine voice remembered

September-October 2016

Robert M. Pennoyer, age 19, on duty in 1944

Photograph courtesy of Robert M. Pennoyer

A member of the class of 1946 on the horrors, and humor, of World War II.

September-October 2016