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us: Tulane University

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    • us: New Orleans (La.). Tulane University
    • us: Université de Tulane
    • us: Universidad de Tulane
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    • us: University of Louisiana
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      Tulane University of Louisiana
  • Sources

    • found: MWA/NAIP files (began as University of Louisiana; 1884 name changed to Tulane University)
    • found: La promotion des naissances désirables au Bas-Zaïre, between 1985 and 1994: t.p. verso (Université du Tulane, New Orleans, Louisiana)
    • found: Valle P., P. Ordenanza del señor Cuauhtémoc, 2000: p. 41 (Universidad de Tulane)
    • found: Tulane University website, 8 July 2014: main page (Tulane University; 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118) About Tulane (independent research university; accredited to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, doctorate, and professional degrees) History (traces its origins to the Medical College of Louisiana, the Deep South's second-oldest medical school, which was founded in 1834; by 1847, the Medical College was part of the newly established public institution, the University of Louisiana; Tulane emerged as a private university in 1884 when the public University of Louisiana was reorganized and named in honor of benefactor Paul Tulane, a wealthy merchant who donated more than $1 million in land, cash, and securities; nonsectarian; in 1886, the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College was established for women as part of the university; Newcomb-Tulane College today enrolls all undergraduates at the university; Tulane moved to its present campus on St. Charles Avenue in 1894; the Tulane University Health Sciences Center in downtown New Orleans includes the School of Medicine and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, while the Tulane National Primate Research Center is in Covington, La.) {}
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    • 1979-06-04: new
    • 2014-07-09: revised
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