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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Harvard_University

Harvard College, around which Harvard University eventually grew, was founded in 1636 in ... With some 17,000 Puritans migrating to New England by 1636, Harvard was founded in anticipation of the need for training clergy for the new ...

www.harvard.edu/about-harvard/harvard-glance/history

Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, established in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay ...

news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2016/10/harvards-religious-past

Oct 20, 2016 ... Arguing for the former view, charismatic Puritan leader Anne Hutchinson ... While Harvard had been established on paper by the court in 1636, ...

www.celebrateboston.com/cambridge/harvard-college-founded.htm

Harvard University college was founded in 1636, just six years after Boston was ... pummeled them so outrageously that even the stern Puritans of that severe ...

www.allabouthistory.org/history-of-harvard.htm

Find out the points of their system of study. ... The history of Harvard University begins in 1630, when the Puritans settled Boston and ... Harvard was officially born in 1636 and took up John 17:3 as its first goal: “And this is life eternal, that they ...

www3.nd.edu/~rbarger/www7/harvard.html

Harvard College was established in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of ... in Puritan congregations throughout New England, the College was never ...

davenantinstitute.org/week-church-history-founding-harvard-college-1636

Sep 8, 2016 ... Harvard College was founded on September 8, 1636 to provide for the ... the two leading ministers of the early North American Puritans.

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Harvard_University

Aug 4, 2017 ... Founded in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning still ... with the intention of training clergy so that the Puritan colony would ...

www.britannica.com/topic/Harvard-University

... oldest institution of higher learning in the United States (founded 1636) and one of ... Harvard's history began when a college was established at New Towne, ... Harvard was named for a Puritan minister, John Harvard, who left the college ...