Princeton Alumni Weekly Volume 3

Princeton Alumni Weekly Volume 3

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...valuable short history of Princeton. The interesting thing about this sketch is that away that long. Mr. Hutton will not be able to give his annual course of lectures, at any rate, and this is unfortunate, because his papers on literary men and places are as interesting as they are unacademic. Mr. Hutton's latest book, Literary Land Marks of Oxford (Charles Scribner's Sons), contains the lectures of year before last. J THE Musuaora our crus, very popular with the undergraduates, is scheduled for Alexander Hall, February 12. Of late there has been a lull, due in part to the examinations, in the concerts, lectures and other more or less exciting diversions characteristic of modern Princeton life. Mr. Elliot Schenck, of New York, has been delivering a course of Wagner explanatory lectures in various Princeton homes, but not very many undergraduates took this course. rsity Catalogue it shows for the first time, in an ofiicial University publication, the connection of the Log College and the College of New Jersey. The University Secretary's ofiice, at which the catalogue is prepared nowadays, has been at considerable pains to trace the relation which the Log College and its supporters bore to the founding of Princeton. It is shown that in the Log College, which was established in 1726 and closed in 174.6, the year of the founding of Princeton, several of the men intimately associated with the founding of Princeton were educated; also that four members of our first Board of Trustees were leading men of the Log College. " With the death of its venerable founder, William Tennent, Sr., which occurred May 6, 174.6," says the writer of this sketch, " the work of the Log College was over, and its forces, represented by the...show more

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236891619
  • 9781236891617