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Northwestern University; A History, 1855-1905 Volume 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R384
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Northwestern University; A History, 1855-1905 Volume 1 (Paperback): Arthur Herbert Wilde

Northwestern University; A History, 1855-1905 Volume 1 (Paperback)

Arthur Herbert Wilde

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...also named in his honor. Professor Noyes wished even his death, as his life, to be of service to the University. His will conveyed to the institution the surplus of his property left after providing very frugally for his wife and daughter. A grateful recollection is that this man was not without honor in his own country. While in the warmth of rhetorical expression it may have been said that there was no broad mind in the college from Hinman to Haven (a statement clearly in error in the omission of President Foster as well as Professor Noyes), and while even the benignant Haven discussed the work of Noyes in words that Professor Wheeler said "made his blood boil," it still remains that the warmest friends of Professor Noyes were those of his own day and neighborhood. It may be--and such a consummation is devoutly to be wished--that he will become known more and more fully and widely to all the friends of the University, and will secure that greater meed of honor that is due him; but in the end this favorable judgment can differ but little from the regard and respect paid to him while living by his friends and neighbors. Adopted May 27, 1872. W. O. Peet, E. L. Parks, E. McCligh. committee.-"Whereas, Henry S. Noyes, Professor of Mathematics in this University from the first organization of the Faculty, in 1854, has been taken from us by death, and whereas it is fitting that some expression, necessarily inadequate, be made and recorded of our appreciation of his eminent ability and usefulness, therefore; Resolved, That the life and labors, and character of Professor Henry S. Noyes form a large and valuable part of the history of the Northwestern University from the beginning till the present time; he was an accurate and thorough scholar, an earnest, ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Arthur Herbert Wilde
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 90
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-46564-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-46564-6
Barcode: 9781150465642

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