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The Founding of Harvard College

With a New Foreword by Hugh Hawkins

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674314511

Publication Date: 08/11/1998


592 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

43 halftones


  • Preface
  • List of Illustrations and Maps
  • List of Arms and Seals
  • Abbreviations in Footnotes
  • 1. The Origin of Universities
  • 2. The Medieval University at Work and Play
  • 3. Cambridge, the Renaissance, and the Puritans
  • 4. Cambridge: The Arts Course, 1600–1640
  • 5. The Founders and Their College: Trinity
  • 6. Emmanuel College and John Harvard, 1584–1635
  • 7. Other Founders and Their Colleges
  • 8. The Universities of Oxford and of Dublin
  • 9. The Scottish Universities, 1574–1640
  • 10. The Universities of the Netherlands, 1575–1640
  • 11. The Founding of New England
  • 12. The Founding of Harvard College
  • 13. Dux Femina Facti
  • 14. “The Colledg is Ordered to Bee at Newetowne”
  • 15. The College Opened, 1637–1638
  • 16. John Harvard
  • 17. A School of Tyrannus, 1638–1639
  • 18. Dunster Takes Hold
  • 19. “A Prity Library Begune”
  • 20. The “Old College”
  • 21. The Quest for Revenue, 1640–1650
  • 22. Government by President and Overseers
  • Appendices
    • A. The Student Universities of Bologna, Spain, and Spanish America
    • B. English University Men who Emigrated to New England before 1646
    • C. Was Harvard the Earliest Colonial College North of Mexico?
    • D. ‘New Englands First Fruits’
    • E. Dunster’s Memorandum of December, 1653
  • Index

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