Catalogue - Harvard University

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The University., 1896

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Page 21 - Whereas our wise and pious ancestors, so early as the year one thousand six hundred and thirty-six, laid the foundation of Harvard College, in which university many persons of great eminence have, by the blessing of GOD, been initiated in those arts and sciences which qualified them for public employments, both in church and state...
Page 260 - Hopkins, which is, to give some encouragement in those foreign plantations for the breeding up of hopeful youths, both at the grammar school and college, for the public service of the country in future times.
Page 21 - Deputy-Governor for the time being, and all the magistrates of that jurisdiction, were with the President, and a number of the clergy in the said Act described, constituted the Overseers of Harvard College ; and it being necessary, in this new constitution of government, to ascertain who shall be deemed successors to the said Governor, DeputyGovernor, and magistrates, — It is declared that the Governor, Lieutenant-Governor...
Page 21 - College, for the time being, together with the ministers of the congregational churches in the towns of Cambridge, Watertown, Charlestown, Boston, Roxbury, and Dorchester, mentioned in the said act, shall be, and hereby are, vested with all the powers and authority belonging, or in any way appertaining to the overseers of Harvard College...
Page 22 - College; provided, that nothing herein shall be construed to prevent the legislature of this commonwealth from making such alterations in the government of the said university, as shall be conducive to its advantage, and the interest of the republic of letters, in as full a manner as might have been done by the legislature of the late Province of the Massachusetts Bay.
Page 21 - President and Fellows of Harvard College, or to the said College by some other description, under several charters successively, — It is declared that all the said gifts, grants, devises, legacies, and conveyances are hereby...
Page 38 - DANIEL TREADWELL, Rumford Professor and Lecturer on the Application of Science to the Useful Arts, 1834-1845.
Page 293 - College are open to persons who satisfy the faculty of their fitness to pursue the particular courses they elect, although they have not passed the usual examination for admission to college.
Page 28 - ... by causing the names of the persons voted for, and the number of votes given for each, to be written in the ward records in words at length.
Page 379 - The Academic Year begins on the Thursday following the last Wednesday in September. The annual Commencement is held on the last Wednesday in June. The vacation begins at Commencement and ends on the last Wednesday in September.

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