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(without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.
1921 Excerpt: ...Church, Southwark, on Nov. 29- 1607. The
collection included also photographs of the Harvard memorial window
in the chapel of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and the Harvard
monument on Burial Hill, Charlestown; the record of the marriage of
John Harvard's mother and father; and three signatures of John
Harvard from the Emmanuel College admission book, a book in the
Emmanuel College library, and his signature for the M.A. degree at
the Registry in the University of Cambridge. "The Christian warfare
Against the Deuill World and Flefh," the only volume known to have
been in John Harvard's library and to have survived the fire of
1764 when all the other Harvard books were destroyed, was placed on
exhibition, together with an original copy of "New England's First
Fruits," (1643), which includes the first printed account of the
founding of the College and the first mention in print of John
Harvard's name. THANKSGIVING DAY ENTERTAINMENT Thanksgiving Day was
celebrated at Phillips Brooks House by an informal entertainment
and reception in the evening. Dean Greenough made a short speech of
welcome; M. H. Dill, 1 S.L.A., sang several songs; Miss Margaret J.
Penick of the Emerson School of Oratory read; a group of men from
the Harvard Glee Club sang; and a prestidigitator performed a
series of tricks. Refreshments consisted of doughnuts, cider, nuts,
and candy. RECENT BOOKS BY HARVARD MEN Bliss Perry, Professor of
English Literature, "Life and Letters of Henry Lee Higginson,"
Atlantic Monthly Press: The record of an American soldier, citizen,
man of affairs, and warm and helpful friend of Harvard University.
Pp. 557. Price, $4. "92--W. Cameron Forbes, LL.D. (Hon.) '12, "The
Romance of Business," Houghton, Mifflin: The ro...
|Country of origin:
Harvard Alumni Association.
||246 x 189 x 19mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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