November 4, 2014—Harvard’s libraries, collections and staff members were recently featured on RadioBoston and WGBH and in the Harvard Crimson and the Harvard Gazette.
October 15: Pusey Library's "From the Alps to the Ocean: Maps of the... Read more
November 3, 2014—John Keats may have believed that “a thing of beauty is a joy forever”—but, ironically, he regularly discarded and gave away drafts of his own poems. Most of his original, handwritten works were preserved by friends in the... Read more
Movie marathons are no longer the exclusive domain of Saturday matinees. In recent decades, scholars have recognized the value of films as texts across many disciplines. A recent gift to the Harvard Library from Academy Award-winning director/... Read more
August 26, 2014—Old habits may die hard, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. David Gordon Lyon, founder of Harvard’s Semitic Museum, Hollis Professor of Divinity and Hancock Professor of Hebrew and other Oriental Languages began keeping a... Read more
The spanking new FAS Collections and Content Development Council held its inaugural meeting last week. (The Council’s charter, which outlines its sphere of activity, is attached to this message.) The group first spent some... Read more
August 5, 2014—The Judaica Division’s latest publication—Harvard Judaica in the 21st Century by Charles Berlin—was recently published to celebrate the recent 50th anniversary of the Division, which was established in 1962 with the appointment of... Read more