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Cornell : birth of the American university

Author: Brian FreyJeffrey S LehmanCarol KammenElaine D EngstGould P ColmanAll authors
Publisher: Binghamton, N.Y. : WSKG Public Telecommunications Council, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Chronicles the founding of Cornell University, focusing on two men, Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, whose individual dreams and ambitions would come together to create one of the great institutions of learning in the world. Includes rare photos and film footage from the Cornell University archives.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Ezra Cornell; Andrew Dickson White; Ezra Cornell; Andrew Dickson White
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Frey; Jeffrey S Lehman; Carol Kammen; Elaine D Engst; Gould P Colman; Glenn C Altschuler; John R Thelin; Cornell University. Library. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections.; WSKG Public Telecommunications Council.
OCLC Number: 57524133
Credits: Narrated by Bill Gorman ; research, Hannah Grace, Connor Vernon ; videography, Dustin Anthony.
Performer(s): Includes interviews with Jeffrey S. Lehman, Carol Kammen, Elaine Engst, Gould Colman, Glenn Altschuler and John P. Thelin.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on WSKG Public Television on Dec. 6, 2004.
Description: 1 videodisc (62 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: written and produced by Brian Frey ; director of production, Nancy Christensen ; archive materials provided by Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collection[s] ; executive producer, Gary Reinbolt.

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Chronicles the founding of Cornell University, focusing on two men, Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, whose individual dreams and ambitions would come together to create one of the great institutions of learning in the world. Includes rare photos and film footage from the Cornell University archives.

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