Painted by Stephen E. Coit ’71 and first displayed in 2010, this is a portrait of Caleb Cheeshahteaumuck, Class of 1665, the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College.
Caleb Cheeshahteaumuck was the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College in 1665. His portrait hangs in Annenberg Hall.
When David L. Evans began working in the Admissions Office in 1970, fifteen times more African-American undergraduates matriculated at Harvard than in the previous 334 years. He was awarded the FAS Administrative Prize in 2002. His portrait hangs in Lamont Library.
Dr. Florence C. Ladd was the director of the Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute at Radcliffe College from 1989 to 1997. Her portrait hangs in Lowell House.
L. Fred Jewett was the director of freshman scholarships (1967-1972) and dean (1972-1984) of the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid. His portrait hangs in the Cronkhite Building.
Harold Amos served as the first Medical School department chair beginning in 1968. His portrait hangs at the Harvard Medical School.
Kiyo Morimoto worked at the Bureau of Study Counsel for twenty-seven years beginning in 1958. He was dedicated to aiding students in their adjustment to life at the College and also served on the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. His portrait hangs in Dunster House.
Martin L. Kilson was the first African-American faculty member to teach at Harvard College in the Department of Government. His portrait hangs in Dudley House.
Rulan C. Pian served as a professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and of Music from 1972-1992. She was the first minority House Master at Harvard. Her portrait hangs in Cabot House.
As a Professor of Indo-Muslim Culture at Harvard, Annemarie Schimmel was one of the earliest tenured female professors in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Her portrait hangs in Eliot House.
The Harvard Foundation commissioned artist Stephen E. Coit '71 to paint individuals of a variety of ethnicities who served Harvard University with distinction. Coit worked extensively with his subjects that were still living to portray them as they wished people to remember them.
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