Retrospection

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
Retrospection

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
Astronomy

Written in the Stars

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin was promoted as the first woman to receive a full-time, non-female-only professorship from Harvard College.

Gannett House
Harvard Law School

Gannett House

Gannett House is the headquarters of the Harvard Law Review.

Louis Agassiz
Retrospection

Louis Agassiz

Harvard Seals
Retrospection

The Man Behind the Seals: La Vie of Rose

Few have heard of the man behind the seals: Pierre de Chaignon la Rose, a celebrated heraldry expert and member of the Class of 1895.

Louis Agassiz
Harvard in the World

Retrospection: Agassiz's Expeditions in Brazil

But for Agassiz, the trip to Brazil was about more than science. Not only was evolution—a process not immediately observable to the human eye—deeply antithetical to Agassiz’s staunch empiricism, evolution was profoundly at odds with his perceived world order.

Merrick Garland Portrait
Retrospection

Merrick Garland Portrait

Harvard Freshmen Proctors--Merrick Garland
Retrospection

Harvard Yard to the Rose Garden: Merrick Garland's College Days

As a pre-med freshman, Merrick B. Garland ’74 likely did not see himself going to law school, let alone standing at the side of the United States President in 2016 as the most recent nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.

Memorial Church: A Retrospection
Retrospection

Memorial Church: A Retrospection

Memorial Church on a spring afternoon.

Memorial Church: A Retrospection
College

Shifting Services

Later in the 17th century, the college held prayer gatherings for the entire student body, led by the president and his close affiliates.

Rustication
Retrospection

Rustication

Rustication
College

Retrospection: Rustication

Draper was already a likely candidate for banishment to the countryside

Charles Eliot
Retrospection

Charles Eliot

Radcliffe Yard
Radcliffe Institute

Sister Act

Seventh Sister magazine set out to accomplish three main goals: to discuss events and issues of interest to women; to provide space for open and wide participation among the different student groups on campus; and to create a collaborative environment where women could learn the inner workings of running a newspaper.

Charles Eliot
Eliot

The End of the Tour: Eliot and the American South

One paper in the North questioned whether Eliot had "reached the period of senility." Another suggested that his resignation could not have come soon enough.