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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 16 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 8 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill) 1 1 Browse Search
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Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill), A guide to Harvard College. (search)
A guide to Harvard College. Miss Alice H. Jose. The aim of the following sketch is to present to the stranger, visiting Harvard for the first time, an intelligible and may we hope a faithful guide to its chief points of interest. The location of the University in Cambridge makes it easily accessible by all the electric routes from Boston which pass through Harvard Square. We have chosen to enter the beautiful grounds of the college campus at the West gate, the gift of Mr. Samuel Johnston of Chicago. This is an ornamental structure of brick with trimmings of freestone and wrought-iron. A tablet on the left informs us that- By the General Court of Massachusetts Bay 28 October 1636 agreed to give 400 £ Towards a schoale or colledge whereof 200 £ To bee paid the next yeare & 200 £ When the worke is finished & the next court To appoint wheare & wt building 15 November 1637 the colledg is ordered To bee at Newetowne 2 May 1638 It is ordered that Newetowne Shall henceforward