Letter from Charles Loring Jackson to Samuel Eliot Morison, 4 May 1935.

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Letter from Charles Loring Jackson to Samuel Eliot Morison, 4 May 1935.

Letter describes life as an undergraduate at Harvard in the 1860's and purports to correct inaccuracies in the pamphlet entitled: Harvard in the sixties, a boy's eye view by Francis G. Peabody.

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Harvard College was founded by a vote of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts on October 28, 1636 that allocated “400£ towards a schoale or colledge.” Subsequent legislative acts established the Board of Overseers, but it was the Charter of 1650 that created the Harvard Corporation as the College's primary governing board and defined its composition and authority. The College Charter became a contentious target for College officials, the Massachusetts Governor and General C...

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Jackson (Harvard, A.B., 1867) taught chemistry at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Charles Loring Jackson, 1884?-1964 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972796 Charles Loring Jackson (1847-1935) earned his Harvard AB 1867. He went on to serve Harvard as Professor of Chemistry from 1881-1894 and Erving Professor of Chemistry from 1894-1912. From the description of Letter from Charles Loring Jackson to Samuel Eliot Morison, 4 May 193...

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