|Class L - Education
Subclass D - Educational institutions of the United States
|Harvard University on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Its history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature and soon thereafter named for John Harvard (its first benefactor), Harvard is the United States' oldest institution of higher learning, and the Harvard Corporation (formally, the President and Fellows of Harvard College) is its first chartered corporation.— Excerpted from|
- “Recent Original Work at Harvard,” in Popular Science Monthly Volume 17, August 1880
- Quinquennial catalogue of the officers and graduates of Harvard University, 1636-1905 (1905) (External scan)
- The History of Harvard University, 1840 by Josiah Quincy
- Donations to Harvard College from its Foundation to the Present Time, 1848 by Samuel Atkins Eliot (External scan)
- The Dedication of Germanic Museum of Harvard University, November 10, 1903 by Carl Schurz
- “Harvard University,” Encyclopædia Britannica (12th ed.), 1922.
- “Harvard University” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911.
- “Harvard University” in The American Cyclopædia, 1879.
- “Harvard University,” The New International Encyclopædia. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1905.
- “Harvard University” in The Encyclopedia Americana. New York, 1920.