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Author: Richard Hofstadter; Wilson Smith
Publisher: [Chicago] : University of Chicago Press, [1961]
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Hofstadter, Richard, 1916-1970.
American higher education.
[Chicago] University of Chicago Press [1961]
(OCoLC)571913343
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hofstadter; Wilson Smith
ISBN: 0226348148 9780226348148 0226348164 9780226348162
OCLC Number: 176016
Description: 2 volumes ; 25 cm
Contents: Vol. 1. --
Part One. From the Beginnings to the Great Awakening --
1. A College Proposed for Massachusetts Bay, 1633 --
2. New England's First Fruits, 1643 --
3. Statutes of Harvard, ca. 1646 --
4. The Harvard Charter of 1650 --
5. Cotton Mather's History of Harvard, 1702 --
6. Cotton Mather on Harvard's First President, Henry Dunster --
7. Tutor Sever's Argument on the Constitution of Harvard College, 1723 --
8. Leverett's Answer to Sever, 1727 --
9. Charter of William and Mary, 1693 --
10. Statutes of William and Mary, 1727 --
11. Yale Charter, 1745 --
12. Yale Laws of 1745 --
13. The Testimony of the Harvard Faculty against George Whitefield, 1744 --
14. Whitefield's Reply to the Harvard Faculty, 1745 --
15. Edward Wigglesworth's Reply to Whitefield, 1745 --
16. The Cleveland Affair at Yale, 1745 --
17. Charters of the College of New Jersey (Princeton), 1746, 1748 --
18. An Account of the College of New Jersey in 1754 --
Part Two. The Collegiate System in the Eighteenth Century --
1. William Livingston Opposes a Sectarian College for New York, 1753 --
2. The Issue of a Denominational College, 1754 --
3. Samuel Johnson Advertises the Opening of King's College (Columbia), 1754 --
4. Thomas Clap Defends the Ideal of the Sectarian College, 1754 --
5. Laws and Orders of King's College, 1755 --
6. Shubael Conant Attacks Heresy-hunting at Yale, 1757 --
7. Commencement Exercises at King's College, 1758 --
8. Harvard Opposes a New College in the West, 1762 --
9. Charter of Rhode Island College (Brown University), 1764 --
10. John Witherspoon's Account of the College of New Jersey, 1772 --
Part Three. The Nation, The States, and The Sects --
1. Charter of the University of Georgia, 1785 --
2. Benjamin Rush on a Federal University, 1788 --
3. Washington to Congress on a National University, 1790, 1796 --
4. Ezra Stiles on Changes in the Yale Corporation 1792 --
5. William R. Davie's Plan of Education for the University of North Carolina, 1795 --
6. Benjamin Rush on Republican Education, 1798 --
7. Jefferson Plans the University of Virginia, 1800 --
8. James Madison on a National University, 1816 --
9. A Congressional Committee Indorses a National University --
10. The Sectarian Status of American Colleges --
11. Establishment of the Catholepistemiad, 1817 --
12. Report of the Rockfish Gap Commission on the Proposed University of Virginia, 1818 --
13. Edward Everett on the Proposed University of Virginia, 1820 --
14 Daniel Webster argues the Dartmouth College Case, 1819 --
15. Chief Justice John Marshall's Opinion in the Dartmouth College Case, 1819 --
16. Robert Finley on National Uniformity in Textbooks, ca. 1815 --
17. Jefferson on the Virginia Legislature's Attitude toward a University, 1821 --
18. Francis W. Gilmer's Mission for Jefferson, 1824 --
19. The Plan of Studies at the University of Virginia, 1824 --
20. John Adams Warns Jefferson against Importing European Professors, 1825 --
21. Philip Lindsley on the Problems of the College in a Sectarian Age, 1829 --
22. Julian Sturtevant on the Sectarian Support, 1835 --
23. Francis Wayland on Sectarian Support, 1835 --
24. Philip Lindsley on the Condition of the Colleges, 1837 --
Part Four. The Quest for an Adequate Educational System --
1. Charles Nisbet Complains of Lazy Students and Educational Quacks, 1793 --
2. George Ticknor on the Inadequacy of American Libraries, 1816 --
3. Ticknor on Freedom and Advanced Scholarship in Germany, 1815-1816 --
4. Joseph Green Cogswell on Life and Learning at Gottingen, 1817 --
5. George Bancroft on the Academic Man in Germany, 1819 --
6. George Ticknor Describes His Lectures at Harvard, 1823 --
7. Jefferson on the Educational Regime at Virginia, 1823 --
8. Ticknor on "A General and Well-grounded Discontent," 1825 --
9. Ticknor and the Harvard Reforms of the 1820's --
10. Julian M. Stuartevant on the Quality of Teaching at Yale in the 1820's --
11. The Yale Report of 1828 --
12. Henry Vethake Proposes Curricular and Teaching Changes, 1830 --
13. Francis Lieber on the Purposes and Practices of Universities, 1830 --
14. Jared Sparks on Professorial Appointments at Harvard, 1830 --
15. Bancroft on the Nature of an Urban Academic Community, 1830 --
16. Henry E. Dwight on the Low Status of Teachers, 1830 --
17. Benjamin Silliman on the Government of Yale, 1830 --
18. J. Leo Wolf on the Advantages of German Academic Freedom, 1830 --
19. Jasper Adams on the Relation between Trustees and Faculties, 1837 --
20. Philip Lindsley on the Inadequacy of Preparatory Schools, 1825 --
21. Francis Wayland's Thoughts on the Present Collegiate System, 1842 --
22. Philip Lindsley on the Failure of the American College, 1832 and 1848 --
23. Edward Everett on Harvard's Need for State Funds, 1848-49 --
24. F.A.P Barnard Describes the Ideal College Officer, 1855 --
25. Barnard Argues for Enlarged Faculty Powers, 1856 --
Part Five. Freedom and Repression in the Old-Time College --
1. Jefferson on the Effects of Religious Intolerance on Education, 1822 --
2. Thomas Cooper's Defense of His views Before the South Carolina Trustees, 1832 --
3. Julian Sturtevant on the Anti-Intellectualism of the Evangelicals in Illinois in the 1830's --
4. J.H. Fairchild on the Antislavery Commitment of Oberlin, 1833-34 --
5. Antislavery Sentiment at Illinois College, 1837 --
6. Emerson's Opinion of Southern Students, 1837 --
7. Josiah Quincy's Plea for Educational Freedom, 1840 --
8. The Michigan Regents Warn against Sectarianism, 1841 --
9. Professor Whedon's Dismissal for Advocating "The Higher Law," 1851 --
10. George Templeton Strong on the Columbia Trustees and the Gibbs Case, 1853-54 --
11. Samuel Ruggles States the Case for the Appointment of Wolcott Gibbs, 1854 --
12. Francis Lieber Leaves South Carolina College, 1855 --
13. A Southerner Argues for a "Southern" Education in the Hedrick Case 1856 --
14. Benjamin Hedrick's "Defense", 1856 --
15. A Southerner on Northern Attitudes of Educational Superiority, 1860 --
16. Nathan Lord's Dismissal from Dartmouth, 1863.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Hofstadter and Wilson Smith.

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