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Jonathan H. Alter

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For Now, You Can Still Borrow Widener's Books

In November, 1973, Giles Constable '50, Lea Professor of Medieval History, wrote a letter to Dean Rosovsky and fellow faculty

He Ran the Show

One of the hundreds of stories about Richard Joseph Daley making the rounds in Chicago these days concerns a trip

Allison Proposal Will Not Stall Carter Choices

Spokesmen for President-elect Jimmy Carter's transition team yesterday denied published reports that the incoming administration has held off on key

Carter, Ford Camps, Keep Tense Vigils

Jimmy Carter swept to an overwhelming if unsurprising victory over President Ford in Massachusetts last night, winning by substantial margins

Just Going Through the Motions: The Ford and Carter Campaigns in Massachusetts

Jimmy Carter's Massachusetts campaign against President Ford is sort of like the Harvard-Cornell football game--but the Carter people have a

Rep. Young Tells Carter Supporters To Bring Out Vote

Rep. Andrew Young (D-Ga.), the man to whom Jimmy Carter says he most owes his campaign success, yesterday exhorted workers

Pavlovich Case Spurs Official Change

Spiro M. Pavlovich III, the Law School student indicted last February for forging documents to secure admission to Harvard, has

The Soap Box, The Ballot Box, The Jury Box and The Cartridge Box

I stopped in at Chicago's Conrad Hilton Hotel recently, exactly eight years after the Democratic National Convention. The Yippies and

Ruth Colker Elected RUS President

Ruth Colker '78 was overwhelmingly elected president of the Radcliffe Union of Students (RUS) Tuesday in a large turnout election

Boy Scouts to Camp on Athletic Field

More than 15,000 Boy Scouts will converge on Harvard's athletic fields this weekend to participate in "Scouting Spirit '76," a

Two Versions Of the Same Story

When faculty members in the History Department began viewing excerpts of the Visiting Committee report to the Board of Overseers

History Department Will Weigh Proposal to Ease Requirements

The Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (UCC) of the History Department will debate a proposal next week that would change departmental requirements

Racquetwomen Demolish Smith; Extend String of Victories

Radcliffe's varsity tennis team polished off a tough Smith College squad 5-0 yesterday in what captain Lissa Muscatine called the

The American Connection

Felix Twaalfhoven '79 is half Dutch, half Swiss. His parents were educated in the United States, his father at the

A Rose by Any Other Name

Ardley and Maureen Hanemann of New Orleans were not very surprised last December when they heard about the fits their

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In Search of Lost Time

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Larry, In His Element
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Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
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Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization