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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 Cambridge, Massachusetts, making it the oldest institution of higher ...

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

The history of Harvard University, including the history of the Veritas shield, crimson, ... It was named after the College's first benefactor, the young minister John ...

handbook.fas.harvard.edu/book/brief-history-harvard-college

Like any institution, Harvard has a rich and complex history. ... For its first two hundred years Harvard College followed a set curriculum consistent with the ...

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

Historical facts and important dates in Harvard University's history. ... 1607, John Harvard, the College's future namesake and first benefactor, was baptized at St.

www.bestcollegereviews.org/history-behind-harvard-university

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 ...

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Harvard_University

Aug 4, 2017 ... History. Founding. Harvard's founding, in 1636, came in the form of an ... The institution was named Harvard College on March 13, 1639, after ...

www.britannica.com/topic/Harvard-University

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  ...

www.amazon.com/Founding-Harvard-College-foreword-Hawkins/dp/0674314514

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 ...

www.u-s-history.com/pages/h2498.html

The university is governed by two boards – the Harvard Corporation (known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College) and the Board of ...