Manuscripts, publications, photographs, and memorabilia from the collections of the Harvard Divinity School illustrating Emerson's life, circle, past commemorations, and his Divinity School address.
Collections and CollectionBuilding in Lamont Library
Detailing the work involved in maintaining library books in circulating condition, this exhibition includes information on the history of paper, guidelines for book handling, and photographs of a variety of book repairs.
In Her Own Hand: Operas Composed by Women, 1625-1939
Drawing on the collection of the Loeb Music Library, "In Her Own Hand" highlights the contributions by women composers to opera. It traces the development of opera as it traveled from the Italian courts to Versailles in the 17th century, then to the courts of the Holy Roman Empire and the German Princely States in the 18th century, and finally to the public opera houses of post-Revolutionary Paris and beyond.
John Read Exhibition
A selection from the papers and artifacts of John Read AB 1862, Civil War Union naval officer, prisoner of war, Massachusetts State Senator and Representative, and partner in the family firm, William Read & Sons.
The Mercator Globes
Exhibition includes Gerard Mercator's terrestrial (1541) and celestial (1551) globes, which reflected new discoveries in world geography and cosmography as well as new techniques in charting, printing, and globe making. Only 22 matched pairs survive, Harvard's being the only matched pair of Mercator globes in America.
Minerals and Human Welfare
Beautiful crystals and colorful minerals with industrial/technological applications.
Photography by the N+1 Group
Selected works of individual members of Radcliffe alumnae's N+1 Group.
Ralph Waldo Emerson: A Bicentennial Exhibition
Drawing upon the incomparable Emerson holdings of the Houghton Library, this exhibition traces Emerson's life from his early years as a Harvard student to his later years as "The Sage of Concord," during which he inspired a generation that included Thoreau, Margaret Fuller, and Bronson Alcott.
The Raven and the Loon:
Rotating exhibition of contemporary Inuit art from the Peabody Museum.
These Shoes Were Made For...Walking?
Selected shoes, sandals, and boots from the Peabody Museum's extensive ethnographic collectionsfrom the original sensible shoe to the heights, and lengths, of fashiona fun look at footwear across cultures.
T. R. in Cartoon:
Posters, greeting cards, advertisements, and related ephemera from the collection.
Warren Anatomical Museum Re-opening Exhibition
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