Turkeys, tourists, traditions, tranquility
Ebenezer Storer’s pocket globe
A hen turkey and her seven poults have settled near the eastern end of Harvard Yard.
Illustration by Mark Steele
Headlines from Harvard’s history
Photograph by Richard Howard/The LIFE Images Collection
Country dance, saving homework from a burning car, and Stephen Jay Gould on 9/11
It helps to be a high official of a powerful European nation—and to have resonant things to say about your American allies.
Poster courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Archives Ephemera Collection (AR.EP.PS.0669)
Resesarchers’ lengthy labors, “Diploma Riots,” supporting young scholars
Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Law School Library, Historical & Special Collections
A new biography of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. illuminates the Supreme Court during the centennial of his most momentous dissent.