Princeton Alumni Weekly Volume 14

Princeton Alumni Weekly Volume 14

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...makes a very impressive presentation of the history and life of the University. The photographs include views of the buildings and campus, a special collection of eminent Princetonians, and illustrations of life at the University, both from the standpoint of the curriculum and that of campus activities, --social_ literary, athletic and religious. The posters illustrate the history of the University, its scope and some of its unique features, special enterprises, facilities for advanced study, impressions of Princeton, etc. The large loan collection from the University Library presents to the eye the history of the University from colonial times, and there is also a group illustrating modern literary activities, including undergraduate and graduate publications, books by Princetonians, the publications of the Princeton University Press, etc. Catalogues and reports give full information regarding the University at the present. J Tm-: LOAN COLLECTION from the University Library includes "An Account of the College of New Jersey," 1764, "The Military Glory of Great Britain," a play given at Commencement in 1762, "The Rising Glory of America," the poem delivered by Hugh H. Brackenridge at the Commencement of I771, and a large number of autograph letters and manuscripts, ----for example, a letter from John Witherspoon to "Light Horse Harry" Lee, another letter written by "Light Horse Harry." a lettcr from President James Madison, a letter from Dr. Benjamin Rush to Samuel Bayard, a letter from Elias Boudinot, a sermon by President Samuel Davies, a letter from President Aaron Burr which refers to Jonathan Edwards, two documents bearing the signature Colonel Aaron Burr, a document with the...show more

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  • Paperback | 394 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 703g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236745981
  • 9781236745989