Classes

HarvardX MOOC: Tangible Things: Discovering History Through Artworks, Artifacts, Scientific Specimens, and the Stuff Around You

Semester: 

Summer

Offered: 

2015

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HarvardX Instructors: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Sara Schechner, Sarah Carter, Ivan Gaskell

Have you ever wondered about how museum, library, and other kinds of historical or scientific  collections all come together? Or how and why curators, historians, archivists, and preservationists do what they Read more about HarvardX MOOC: Tangible Things: Discovering History Through Artworks, Artifacts, Scientific Specimens, and the Stuff Around You

Tangible Things: Harvard Collections in World History

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2015
United States in the World 30: Tangible Things: Harvard Collections in World History
Spring 2014-2015
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich (University Professor; History)
Sara J. Schechner (Curator; Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments / History of Science)

People make history through the things they make, collect, exhibit, exchange, throw away, or ignore. Over four centuries, Harvard Read more about Tangible Things: Harvard Collections in World History