A Century to Celebrate: Radcliffe College, 1879-1979 by Dorothy Ella Howells.Cambridge: Radcliffe College, 1978.
Against All Odds: The Legacy of Students of African Descent at Harvard Medical School Before Affirmative Action, 1850-1968 (Find It @ Harvard) by Nora N. Nercessian. Boston: Harvard Medical School, 2004.
Between Harvard and America: The Educational Landscape of Charles W. Eliot (Find It @ Harvard) by Hugh Hawkins. New York: Oxford University Press, 1972.
Biographical Sketches of Graduates of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Find It @ Harvard) by John Langdon Sibley and others. Cambridge, [Mass.]: Charles William Sever, University Bookstore, 1873 - ; Eighteen volumes, various authors and publishers, covering the Harvard College Classes of 1642 to 1774. The first three volumes of this work are available online:
Blacks at Harvard: A Documentary History of African-American Experience at Harvard and Radcliffe edited by Werner Sollors, Caldwell Titcomb, and Thomas A. Underwood. New York: New York University Press, 1993.
Charles W. Eliot, President of Harvard University, 1869-1909 (Find It @ Harvard) by Henry James. Two volumes. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1930.
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz: A Biography by Lucy Allen Paton. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1919.
The Harvard Book: A Series of Historical, Biographical, and Descriptive Sketches... edited by Henry Clark and F.O. Vaille. Two volumes. Cambridge: Welch, Bigelow and Company, 1875.
Harvard Memorial Biographies. Two volumes. Cambridge: Sever and Francis, 1866. Biographical accounts of Harvard students and alumni who died for the Union cause in the Civil War.
Harvard University Quinquennial Catalogue of the Officers and Graduates, 1636-1930. Cambridge: The University, 1930.
Harvard's Military Record in the World War edited by Frederick S. Mead. Boston: Harvard Alumni Association, 1921. Contains the World War I service records of 11,319 Harvard students and alumni, compiled from reports sent by servicemen and their families to the Harvard War Records Office. Includes “Harvard’s Part in Preparing for the World War” by Langdon P. Marvin and the Harvard Roll of Honor listing of students and alumni who died in the war.
Historical Register of Harvard University, 1636-1936 (Find It @ Harvard). Cambridge: Harvard University, 1937. An earlier edition (1636-1930) is included in the Harvard University Quinquennial Catalogue, noted below.
The History of Harvard University by Josiah Quincy. Cambridge: Published by John Owen, 1840.
James B. Conant: Harvard to Hiroshima and the Making of the Nuclear Age (FInd It @ Harvard) by James Hershberg. New York: Knopf, 1993.
The Librarians of Harvard College, 1667-1877 by Alfred Claghorn Potter and Charles Knowles Bolton. Cambridge: Library of Harvard University, 1897. Bibliographical Contributions, No. 52. (Appendices include Library laws of 1667, 1736, and 1765.)
Lives of Harvard Scholars: A Selection, 1957-1967 (Find It @ Harvard). Cambridge: Harvard University, University Information Center, .
Memoirs of the Harvard dead in the war against Germany (Find It @ Harvard) by M.A. DeWolfe Howe. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1920-1924. 5 volumes. Biographical accounts of men whose names are inscribed on the Harvard Roll of Honor for World War I. Illustrated with photographs. The first volume of this work is available online: Volume I (men who died before April 6, 1917)
"Memorials of Graduates of Harvard [1642-1647]" by John Farmer. Collections of the New-Hampshire Historical Society, Volume IV. Concord: Marsh, Capen and Lyon, 1834.
More Lives of Harvard Scholars: A Selection of Biographies Written by Their Colleagues (Find It @ Harvard) by William Bentinck-Smith and Elizabeth Stouffer. Cambridge: Harvard University, Office of the Secretary, 1986.
My Several Lives: Memoirs of a Social Inventor (Find It @ Harvard) by James B. Conant. New York: Harper and Row, 1970.