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Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Harvardiana

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago

6.23.20

Architectural plan for Widener Library

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Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/HPAC

Widener Library’s overlooked designer

May-June 2020

Illustration showing groups on both sides of the Charles River pushing two halves of a brick bridge together to span the river

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

May-June 2020

Alumnus Paul Lee ’46 carries the (replica) Little Red Flag at the 2012 Harvard-Yale game. Steve Goodhue ’51 is beside him; Spencer Ervin ’54 and Jeff Lee ’74 stand behind.

At his seventieth Harvard-Yale game, in 2012, Paul Lee ’46 proudly carried the replica Little Red Flag. Steve Goodhue ’51 is beside him; Spencer Ervin ’54 and Jeff Lee ’74 stand behind.

Photograph courtesy of Judy Goodhue

Are you eligible to carry the (replica) Little Red Flag?

March-April 2020

Photograph of Samuel Eliot Morison

Samuel Eliot Morison
Photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images

 

Morison, Handlin, and a new view of the Mem Hall fire

March-April 2020

Cartoon shows an audience viewing a 3D rendering of the Holland Tunnel, with a ship floating above it and a car emerging from one end

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

March-April 2020

Vegan muffins, hash, bacon, and other plant-based options are served at a cafeteria counter

This year's Campus Services holiday breakfast featured a "plant-forward" station. 
Photograph by Robert Fitta/Harvard Magazine

End-of-semester news and fun from around campus

1.2.20

A Hasty Pudding Theatricals poster from 1910 showing a debutante curtseying

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Hasty Pudding Theatricals art from 1910, advertising Diana’s Debut
Image courtesy of the Harvard Theatre Collection

“Shingles” and other art of the Hasty Pudding from the Harvard Theatre Collection.

January-February 2020

Photograph of Peter Ashton and field team in Borneo

At left: The field team included (from left) Asah, Naban, Ashton (note his indispensable leech socks), and Ladi.
Photograph by Timothy Whitmore/Courtesy of Peter Ashton and Arnoldia.

Trekking, shuttling, and semi-friending

January-February 2020