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us: Lawrence Scientific School



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    • us: Harvard University. Lawrence Scientific School
    • us: Harvard University. Scientific School
    • us: Scientific School (Harvard University)
    • us: Harvard University. Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Lawrence Scientific School
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    • found: NUCMC data from Filson Club for Shaler, N.S. Papers, ca. 1870-1885 (Lawrence Scientific School at Harvard)
    • found: Amer. univ. and colleges, 1940 (Lawrence Scientific School (now graduate schools of Engineering and Design), fd. 1847; div. of Harvard Univ.; Graduate School of Engineering; Graduate School of Design)
    • found: Amer. college and public school direct., 1905: p. 193 (Lawrence Scientific School, which is under same faculty as Harvard College and the Graduate School, offers professional courses leading to a degree of S.B. in civil, mechanical and electrical engineering; mining and metallurgy; architecture; landscape architecture, forestry, chemistry, geology, biology, anatomy, physiology and hygiene (as a preparation for medical schools), sciences for teachers and a course in general science)
    • found: Official regist. of Harvard Univ., 1905 (Harvard Univ. being Harvard College and The Lawrence Scientific School; depts. of univ.: The Lawrence Scientific School; Scientific School was instituted by the Corp. and Overseers of Harvard College Feb. 1847; took its present name Lawrence Scientific School at the following commencement in recog. of gift of Abbott Lawrence; opened to students Feb. 1848; 1st announced as adv. school in science and literature for grad. and adv. students; proposed inst. in lit. never org.)
    • found: Harvard Univ. cir. of the Lawrence Scientific School, 1895 (school is constituent part of Harvard Univ.; school under control of faculty of Arts and Sciences of Harvard Univ.)
    • found: Harvard University. Reports of the President and the Treasurer of Harvard College, 1906-07: p. 111 (in 1905-06, a plan was adopted for the reorganization of the work in applied science in the University; this plan went into effect at the beginning of 1906-07; the reorganization est. a Graduate School of Applied Science; the College would thus receive a large number of students heretofore enrolled in the Lawrence Scientific School)
    • found: Historical note supplied by the Harvard University Archives, 1/29/96 (instruction in engineering at Harvard began in the Lawrence Scientific School; by a reorganization effective in 1906, such undergraduate instruction in engineering as was still given became the responsibility of Harvard College and a Graduate School of Applied Science was est.)
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    • 1989-04-20: new
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