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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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Main article: History of Harvard University. View of the ancient buildings belonging to Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, New ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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The history of Harvard University begins in 1630, when the Puritans settled Boston and immediately made plans for the establishment of a college to train ...

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Nov 2, 2015 ... Harvard College (now Harvard University) founded, 1636 (Oct. 28). Harvard University was founded at Newtowne (now Cambridge), ...