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Education, Higher--United States--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Lowndes Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00544
Scope and Contents

Thomas Lowndes to an unknown person in whcih he Informs the recipient of the arrival of Doctor Geddings who has been appointed to a professorship at the recipient's college and stating that Geddings will set sail soon and hopefully, will be greeted with respect. October 22, 1831.

Includes transcript.

Olney Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00166
Scope and Contents Papers, 1879-1915, of the Olney family of Newaygo County, Michigan. Includes letters to Bert Olney at various addresses in Indiana and Michgan, which relate school incidents and discuss political matters, such as James Garfield's presidency. There are also letters between Bert and Alice Olney and their sons, Albert J. Olney and Clinton Olney. Albert J. and Clinton Olney were both studying agriculture at (what is now) Michigan State University. The letters from their parents discuss family...

Prudence Saunders Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nfr2
Scope and Contents

Notebook, 1863-1864, of "Prudie" (Prudence)] Saunders of "Rocky Hill," near Courtland, Alabama, a student at Tuskaloosa [sic] Female College, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The book which contains French exercises, also includes a diary, April 1-23, 1864, verses, and a list, May 1, 1864, of students at the college.

Robert D. Calkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.165
Scope and Contents

Letters, speeches, publications, and other materials, circa 1930s-1990s, of Robert D. Calkins, economist and president of the Brookings Institution. Includes speeches and publications by Calkins about the role and future of higher education, business education, and economic matters. There are also letters from throughout his career, including letters from members of state and federal governments, other academics, and business leaders.