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Articles: Harvardiana

Photograph by Nancy Greep

 

Harvardiana

Ship of state, margin call, dioramas, and Dan Aaron

 

12.8.17

The front of the sleeve from a Dunster Dunces album, which included arrangements of George Gershwin and Irving Berlin, as well as original compositions

Courtesy of Jonathan Aibel

A look (and listen) back at the Dunster Dunces

8.25.17

The artist as master colorist: Henri Matisse, Woman with a Hat (Femme au Chapeau), 1905

Wikimedia Commons

John Kenneth Galbraith’s letters, Linda Greenhouse, color in art, and more

September-October 2017

Illustration by Mark Steele

A Channel first, a voluntary U.S. history exam, and more from the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

September-October 2017

Memorial Hall burning in September 1956—with flames beyond the reach of firefighting apparatus

Photograph by William Simon

A fresh source for Harvard humor, a critique embedded in a memorium, and historic photos of a famous campus fire

September-October 2017

The Radcliffe Institute’s garden oasis

Photograph by Thomas Earle/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

“Fair Harvard,” liberal arts Soviet-style, campus oases, and more

July-August 2017

Stephen Peabody, 1809, by John Johnston

Photograph by American Antiquarian Society

The diary of a “unexceptional collegian”—attending class, or not

July-August 2017

Illustration by Mark Steele

The 1932 solar eclipse, the Naval Training School, and more from the Harvard Alumni Bulletin and Harvard Magazine

July-August 2017

The honorands’ doctoral robes, with the crow’s feet restored

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Updates for the engineers and the honorands: Harvard regalia sightings, for connoisseurs

5.24.17