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Challenges and response (clockwise from upper left): Prague residents watch a Communist May Day parade in 1948; the Secretary of State; physical destruction in Münster, Germany in 1945; Marshall in the Commencement procession.

Challenges and response (clockwise from upper left): Prague residents watch a Communist May Day parade in 1948; the Secretary of State; physical destruction in Münster, Germany in 1945; Marshall in the Commencement procession.

Clockwise from upper left: © Archive Photos; George C. Marshall Research Library (Montage by Jim Gipe); © Archive Photos; Harvard University News Office

Harvardiana

When Secretary of State George C. Marshall received a degree—and established the standard for U.S. engagement with the world 

5.19.17

Harvard crew of 1926 rowing the icy water of the Charles River

Illustration by Mark Steele

From the pages of the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

March-April 2016

Excerpt of a letter from John Quincy Adams

Excerpt of a letter from John Quincy Adams

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

J.Q. Adams on patronage and rhetoric, Daniel Merton Wegner on cats

March-April 2016

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