Yale: A History

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Yale University Press, 1974 - Education - 588 pages
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A history of Yale, tracing the development of the college from its founding in 1701 by a small group of puritan clergymen, through its survival in the 18th century as a centre for intellectual life, to its expansion in the 19th and 20th centuries as a major international university.
  

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Covering Yale’s history from inception to Griswold’s 1963 death, Kelley seems to cover almost everything. However I found that things of personal interest such as the physical campus development ... Read full review

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graduation gift. You can tell it's a good history because it includes reference to the Conic Sections Rebellion of 1828 in the index! Read full review

Contents

Founding a College
5
Wanderjahre
13
The College Gets a Name
25
Ichabod
29
The Solid Accomplishments of Elisha Williams
37
From Sectarian College to the University Spirit 17401795
47
Tumultuous Years
49
The Extended Interregnum
73
College Life under Day and Woolsey
209
Age of Uncertainty 1871 1921
233
Stagnation
235
Beginnings of Change
273
The Rise of the Extracurriculum
299
Revival
315
War and Reorganization
348
James Rowland Angell and the Triumph of
369

The Rise of the University Spirit
91
The Development of a National Institution 17951871
113
College Becomes University
115
The Quiet Achievements of Jeremiah Day
140
President Woolsey and the Growth of the University
171
Holding at the ThreeYard Line
393
March toward Greatness
425
New Haven in 1802 frontispiece
579
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