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The Christian Spectator - Page 93
1827
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Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science: Volume 5 - Circulation to ...

Allen Kent, Harold Lancour - 1971 - 696 pages
...college in 1693, but a fire in 1705 completely destroyed the library so that it had to be begun anew (8). "I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony" were the words with which each of ten ministers presented the nucleus of Yale's library in a meeting...
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Proceedings

American Library Association. Conference - 1881
...projected college for Connecticut, each one laid down his donation with the never-to-be-forgotten words : "I give these books for the founding of a College in this Colony." What a noble foundation for an institution of learning ! These forty folios, I doubt not, have been...
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Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science: Volume 5 - Circulation to ...

Allen Kent, Harold Lancour - 1971 - 696 pages
...college in 1693, but a fire in 1705 completely destroyed the library so that it had to be begun anew (8). "I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony" were the words with which each of ten ministers presented the nucleus of Yale's library in a meeting...
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Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science: Volume 33 - The Wellesley ...

Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily - 1982 - 552 pages
...number of volumes from his own library, and as he came forward to place them on Russel's table he said, "I give these books for the founding [of] a college in this colony" (1). The 40-odd books thus collected became the foundation of both Yale University and its great library,...
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Philanthropy's Role in Civilization: Its Contribution to Human Freedom

Arnaud C. Marts - 1953 - 206 pages
...each minister stepped forward in his turn and, laying a pile of books on the table, said solemnly: "l give these books for the founding of a college in this colony" surely a modest start. The next year a charter was obtained, and for the following fifteen years,...
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Story of Libraries: From the Invention of Writing to the Computer Age

Fred Lerner - 2001 - 256 pages
...Connecticut ministers gathered in 1699, each bringing a number of books which he laid on the table saying, "I give these books for the founding of a College in this Colony."3 And Samuel Davies, president of the College of New Jersey at Princeton, wrote that "a large...
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Haunts of Violence in the Church

Howard Goeringer - 2005 - 312 pages
...university, began in Connecticut's village of Branford when ten preachers each set a few books on a table, saying, "I give these books for the founding of a College in this Colony." Today's public schools represent secular education. The word "secular" means, "pertaining to this world,...
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Pushing to the Front, Volume 2

Orison Swett Marden - 2005 - 464 pages
...ink, falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think," " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony " ; such were the words of ten ministers who in the year 1700 assembled at the village of Branford,...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator, Volume 1

1827
...wheat (because there was no money) to found the consecrated halls of Harvard, Christo et ecdesiœ ; and when that work had just been done, the pastors...seen the " man of Ross" at Newburyport, expending bis tens of thousands and his hundreds of thousands on the bleak hill of Andover. The object then of...
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