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Harvard College, around which Harvard University eventually grew, was founded in 1636 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, making it the oldest institution of higher ...

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The history of Harvard University, including the history of the Veritas shield, ... Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, established in ... It was named after the College's first benefactor, the young minister John ...

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Harvard was founded in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and named for its first donor, the Reverend John Harvard ...

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This is a reprint of a 1935 classic history of the early years of Harvard College, which is now available in paperback. The author, Samuel Eliot Morison, was ...

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Harvard University possesses the title of America's oldest learning institution, founded in 1636. At its inception, this university's name was “New College,” and its ...

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Harvard's history began when a college was established at New Towne, which was later renamed Cambridge for the English alma mater of some of the leading  ...

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The institution was named Harvard College on March 13, 1639, after its first principal donor, a young clergyman named John Harvard.

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John Harvard. Harvard donated books and money for the founding of the new Puritan college in the Boston area, but died young of tuberculosis. Even today ...

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Sep 8, 2016 ... September 8, 1636 marks the founding of Harvard College in what was then called New Towne, but would come to be known as Cambridge, ...