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Graduate Courses, a Handbook for Graduate Students - Page 5
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Harvard University - University catalogues - 1884
...order for a college at Newtown." The name, "Newtown," was soon afterwards changed by the General Court to Cambridge, in recognition of the English University where many of the colonists had been educated. The following year (1638) John Harvard, a non-conforming clergyman of England, who had been in the...
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Catalogue - Harvard University

Harvard University - 1878
...at Newtown." The name, " Newtown," was soon afterwards changed by the General Court to Cambridye, iu recognition of the English University where many of the colonists had been educated. The following year (1638) John Harvard, a non-conforming clergyman of England, who had been in the...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 33

New England - 1906
...should be at "Newtowne." This was in 1636, but the same year the name was changed to Cambridge, in honor of the English University where many of the colonists had been educated. Two years after the establishment of the college, John Harvard, dying at Charlestown, left his library...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1885
...order for a college at Newtown.' The name, ' Newtown,' was soon afterwards changed by the General Court to Cambridge, in recognition of the English University where many of the colonists had been educated. "The following year (1638) John Harvard, a non-conforming clergyman of England, who had been in the...
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The Graduate Handbook, Volume 1

Universities and colleges - 1893
...learning in America, was founded in 1636 by the General Court of Massachusetts Bay voting to give .400. Twelve of the most eminent men of the colony were...College, at that University, bequeathed to the college 800 and his library, whereupon it took his name. In 1640, by a legislative enactment, certain officials...
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Catalogue - Harvard University

Harvard University - 1895
...at Kewtown." The name, " Newtown," was soon afterwards changed by the General Court to <7ambridge, in recognition of the English University where many of the colonists had been educated. The following year (1638) John Harvard, a non-conforming clergyman of England, who had been in the...
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The International cyclopedia: a compendium of human knowledge, rev ..., Volume 7

Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1898
...for a college at Newtown," and soon after, the uame of that settlement, three miles from Boston, was changed to Cambridge in recognition of the English University, where many of the ministers and laymen of the colony had been educated. In 1638, Rev. John Harvard bequeathed half of...
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Everybody's Cyclopedia: A Concise and Accurate Compilation of the ..., Volume 2

George Jotham Hagar - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1912
...authorized " to take order for a college at Newtown." The name of Cambridge was soon afterward adopted in recognition of the English .University, where many of the colonists had been -educated. In 1038 John Harvard, a young non-conformist minister, died in Charlestown, leaving to tlie college 750...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1885
...college at Newtown.' The name, 'Newtown,' was soon afterwards changed by the General Court to Cambridye, in recognition of the English University where many of the colonists had been educated. , "The following year 11638) John Harvard, n non-conforming clergyman of England, who had been in the...
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