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History of Girard College

Herrick, Cheesman Abiah

History of Girard College

by Herrick, Cheesman Abiah

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Published by Girard College in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Girard College

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Cheesman A. Herrick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLD7501.P5 G585
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 390 p. :
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6702713M
    LC Control Number27012786
    OCLC/WorldCa1422470

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      The book was written in the s for the tricentennial of Harvard University, but it was written in such a way that it is still relevant today, and still very easy to understand. The book is filled with illustrations, maps, and very well sourced accounts of the early history of Harvard s: 2.   Stephen Girard died in at the age of 81, and Girard College opened January 1, Over the last years, the school has given percent of its students free tuition, books, room and board, and an education that progresses virtually all of its students toward higher education.

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History of Girard College by Herrick, Cheesman Abiah Download PDF EPUB FB2

Girard College was formed by an unprecedented act of philanthropy shown by French immigrant and merchant, Stephen Girard. At the time of his death inStephen Girard was the richest man in America and his endowment for Girard College was, up to that point, the largest private charitable donation in American history.

The Girard College Historical Collections preserve and interpret materials associated with Stephen Girard and Girard College, a Philadelphia residential school for financially-disadvantaged students in grades Inthe founder Stephen Girard willed his papers and possessions to the school. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Herrick, Cheesman Abiah, History of Girard College.

Philadelphia: Girard College, (DLC) An account of the obsequies of Bro. Stephen Girard at Girard College, Philadelphia, on September 30th,together with the oration by Joseph Ripley Chandler. Girard College is a 5-day boarding school for academically capable students, gradesfrom families with limited financial resources, each headed by a History of Girard College book parent or guardian.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Herrick, Cheesman Abiah, History of Girard College. Philadelphia: Girard College, (OCoLC) Girard occupied positions at Duke University and Bryn Mawr College from toafter which he moved to Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, where he became a full professor in In that year, he also published his first book: Mensonge romantique et vérité romanesque (Deceit, Desire and.

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Stephen Girard Campus Buildings Our Campus Life Graduation Day Stephen Girard. French immigrant Stephen Girard conceived of Girard College in the early s as a college preparatory school that would provide “poor white male orphans” with a full scholarship. Girard ordered that the school be funded through his estate and left specific instructions as to its organization.

Girard was founded in the spring ofin opposition to Crawfordsville, and named after the town of Girard, Pennsylvania, the former home of trustee Charles Strong. It was based around the surveyed line of the Kansas City, Fort Scott and Gulf Railroad, in an attempt to gain an advantage over its rival.

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