Gallery view

1949 June 7

Harvard Studio

Ralph Van Meter in commencement procession

Massachusetts - President Ralph Van Meter (center right, with folder) marches in the 1949 Commencement procession with Dean William Machmer at his side and recipients of Honorary Degrees, along with other faculty, following. Directly behind President Van Meter is General Robert M. Webster. The ceremony was held in front of Goodell Library. "Harvard Studio" stamped on back.

University Photograph Collection

1969

Harvard Studio

William M. Potter Jr.

Formal military portrait of William M. Potter Jr (Class of 1949) upon his retirement from the United States Air Force, Otis AFB, 1969.

University Photograph Collection

1949 June

Harvard Studio

Students parade through crowd towards Goodell Library during commencement exercises

Massachusetts - Family and friends stand and watch as students proceed towards their chairs during Commencement ceremonies which were being held in front of Goodell Library. "Harvard Studio" stamped on back.

University Photograph Collection

1949 June

Harvard Studio

Ralph Van Meter speaking at commencement

Massachusetts - President Ralph Van Meter speaks from a podium in front of Goodell Library during the 1949 Commencement ceremonies. "Harvard Studio" stamped on back.

University Photograph Collection

1949 June

Harvard Studio

Commencement crowd on lawn

Massachusetts - Family and friends sit in chairs and bleachers in front of the Old Chapel during Commencement ceremonies which were being held in front of Goodell Library. "Harvard Studio" stamped on back.

University Photograph Collection

1948 Aug.

Harvard Studio

Clambake preparations on campus lawn

Unidentified students tend to a large clambake pile of lobsters, clams and potatoes on the campus lawn while diners and servers mingle in background. "Harvard Studio" stamped on back.

University Photograph Collection

1948 Aug.

Harvard Studio

Clambake preparations on campus lawn

Photograph of a bird's eye view of workers and servers on the campus lawn as they await preparations for a clambake. In the background, diners relax at tables placed beneath several trees. "Harvard Studio" stamped on back.

University Photograph Collection

1949 June

Harvard Studio

Commencement procession, post-ceremonies

Massachusetts - President Ralph Van Meter (right, with glasses) leads a procession of faculty and Honorary Degree recipients away from Goodell Library during the 1949 Commencement ceremonies. South College can be seen in the background. "Harvard Studio" stamped on back.

University Photograph Collection

1949 June

Harvard Studio

Graduates stand during commencement at Goodell

Massachusetts - Graduates stand as a man in an academic gown approaches the podium during commencement ceremonies held in front of Goodell Library. "Harvard Studio" stamped on back.

University Photograph Collection

1949 June

Harvard Studio

Commencement graduates and spectators in front of Goodell Library

Massachusetts - Family and friends gather behind the graduates of the Class of 1949 in front of Goodell Library. "Harvard Studio" stamped on back.

University Photograph Collection