The Nation: Thank You from Harvard

To tap the traditions and rummage through the holdings of Harvard Uni- versity and come up with a concise sampling of memorabilia would be cause for head scratching under nearly any circumstances. Yet "Introducing Harvard University" an exhibit opening this week in Tokyo's Isetan department store, will try—through a scant 1741tems—to portray one of the nation's oldest and most respected institutions to the Japanese.

Culled mostly from Harvard's three art museums, the Museum of Compara- ative Zoology and the John F. Kennedy Institute, the potpourri includes three priceless glass flowers that have not left Harvard since 1892, an 80-in....

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