Student notes of lectures given by George Sarton, 1916-1918.

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Chao, Yuen Ren, 1892-1982. Student notes of lectures given by George Sarton, 1916-1918.

Student notes of lectures given by George Sarton, 1916-1918.

Notes taken by Y. R. Chao on lectures given by George Sarton at Harvard University in two courses, history of science and history of physics.

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Harvard University

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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...

Sarton, George, 1884-1956

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Historian of science, George Alfred Leon Sarton was born on August 31, 1884, in Ghent, Belgium. He studied the natural sciences at the University of Ghent, and received his D.Sc. in 1911. Escaping to England before World War I, Sarton then came to the United States in 1915. After spending some time in lecturing positions, Sarton came to Harvard University in 1920, was made a full professor there in 1940 and retired in 1951 when he was made professor emeritus. He was founder of th...

Chao, Yuen Ren, 1892-1982

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Yuen Ren Chao (1892-1982) was associated with the University of California, Berkeley, from 1947 as a professor of Oriental Languages and Literature. From the description of Yuen Ren Chao papers, 1901-1982. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122569688 ...