Catalogue of Lafayette College, 1897-98

Catalogue of Lafayette College, 1897-98 : Including the Courses of Study in the Classical and Scientific Departments, Embracing the Schools of Civil, Mining, and Electrical Engineering, and of Chemistry (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Catalogue of Lafayette College, 1897-98: Including the Courses of Study in the Classical and Scientific Departments, Embracing the Schools of Civil, Mining, and Electrical Engineering, and of Chemistry The College was founded as the result of a movement inaugurated December 27th, 1824. Its charter was granted March 9th, 1826, and the first meeting of the Board of Trustees took place May 15th of the same year. Hon. James Madison Porter, LL. D., was the first President of the Board, and continued to preside over it for twenty five years. The first College exercises were held May 9th, 1832, under the presidency of Rev. George J unkin, D. D., LL. D., though the present site was not occupied by the College until 1834. In 1850 the College was taken under the care of the Synod of Pennsylvania. In' 1866 the Pardee School of Science was founded by Ario Pardee, Esq., for the purpose of adding to the curriculum of the College courses in general science, and technical courses in the various departments of engineering and chemistry. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243098634
  • 9780243098637