A new exhibit marking JFK’s centennial includes an audio file believed to be the earliest voice recording of the future president.
A new library exhibit will explore the 350-year-old relationship between the U.S. military and Harvard University.
A selection of Mount Auburn Cemetery's evocative funerary sculptures and monuments is the subject of a new book by Meg Winslow and Harvard’s Melissa Banta.
The website of the Colonial North American Project so far includes 150,000 images of diaries, journals, notebooks, and other rare documents from the 17th and 18th centuries.
A growing Harvard collection documents life and propaganda in the controversial, short-lived Asian state of Manchukuo.
With help from a Harvard grant and a class on the ancient Near East, Harvard students are re-creating casts of Mesopotamian masterpieces.
Pusey Library exhibit “Lives of the Great Patriotic War” is a multimedia glimpse at surviving Jewish veterans whose presence in the Red Army is a little-known story.
A new exhibit at the Houghton Library, “InsideOUT: Contemporary Bindings of Private Press Books,” showcases artistic and innovative approaches to the traditional craft of bookbinding, reminding viewers that books are not just text.
A look back at Harvard’s role in World War I, from the men and women who entered as volunteers after the first shot was fired to the thousands of graduates and students who joined the fighting in the American phase of the conflict.
A new exhibit at the Business School illustrates the rise in America of artful, profit-making, culture-shaking advertising from 1865 to 1910.
Sign up for daily emails with the latest Harvard news.
Harvard’s Villa I Tatti, a treasure of Italian Renaissance scholarship since 1961, has launched an oral history site on its origins with Bernard Berenson, Class of 1887, and its transition from villa to a center for scholars.
Long, tall, short, and small, the signatures of the famous are housed in many Harvard albums and archives.
At the Battle of Gettysburg, Harvard men faced Harvard men, as 11 Union soldiers and three Confederates were killed.
With the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address near, five Harvard scholars offered their views on the history, language, and legacy of Abraham Lincoln’s short but searing speech.
Harvard is part of planning for a long-term project to digitize documents related to Colonial North America, and has partners from a growing coalition of libraries in the United States and Canada.
An extensive archive at the Schlesinger Library illuminates the life and work of Julia Child, whose writings and TV show brought the world of French cuisine to the American masses.
Commemorating February as Black History Month, this collection of historical and contemporary photographs offers glimpses into the dynamic lives of African Americans over time.