From The Radcliffe News, the 1955 Miss Radcliffe Finalists: (left to right) Ann Baker, Cynthia Charmichael, Holly Carleton (Miss Radcliffe), and Mary Lou Severn.
Sargent believed precision was possible only when measuring students nude; the photographs likely served as an element of this extensive data collection, though he rarely referenced the pictures in his own writing.
FM dives into the archives to learn about Hemenway Gymnasium director Dudley Allen Sargent, who took detailed measurements and nude photos of Harvard students from the 1880s to the 1910s.
Harvard sophomores used to beat up freshmen in one violent annual tradition.
Historian Akira Iriye in his Widener Library office on Thursday afternoon.
The large-scale collaboration between student ensembles had a very specific musical story to tell: the human history of the atomic bomb.
Photographs of the Harvard-Boston Aviation Meet, September 3-13 1910.
HUD 3123 (Box 1). Harvard University Archives.
Poster of the Harvard-Boston Aero Meet, Harvard Aviation Field, Atlantic, Mass., September 3-13, 1910.
HUD 3123 (Box 2), olvwork366836. Harvard University Archives.
To the many undergraduates who take it, and the many graduate students who teach it, Ec10 is—for better or worse—a pillar of Harvard’s liberal arts education, perennially popular but oft-critiqued.
Three extra days of dropping eggs out of aeroplanes had to be added to the academic calendar.
Ever wondered how Allston got its name?
This saga began when the Barker Center was not the humanities mecca it is today, but rather the Harvard Union—a new social club on campus.