Whatever happened to the Colonial colleges?
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Whatever happened to the Colonial colleges? by Harold T. Shapiro

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Published by Newcomen Society of the United States in New York .
Written in English


  • Education, Higher.,
  • Universities and colleges -- United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

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Edition Notes

StatementHarold T. Shapiro.
SeriesNewcomen publication -- no. 1396
ContributionsNewcomen Society of the United States.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13549166M

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