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Goucher College

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    • Goucher College, Baltimore
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    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Address: 1021 Dulaney Valley Road , Baltimore , MD 21204
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        • City: Baltimore
        • State: MD
        • Post Code: 21204
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        Universities and colleges
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        Private universities and colleges
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        Women's colleges
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        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Baltimore (Md.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Towson (Md.)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Goucher College, Baltimore
  • Sources

    • found: Musser, F.O. The history of Goucher College, 1930-1985, 1990:CIP t.p. (Goucher College)
    • found: Ohles, J.F. Private colleges and universities, 1982:p. 484 (Woman's College of Baltimore, chartered 1885; 1910 name changed to Goucher College; 1953 moved to new campus, Towson, Md.)
    • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 19, 2014(Established 1888)
    • found: Goucher College website, 7 May 2018:main page (Goucher College; 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204) Who we are (comprehensive undergraduate liberal arts education; since 1990, offers master's degrees in education, teaching, historic preservation, arts administration, cultural sustainability, digital arts, nonfiction, management, and environmental sustainability, plus a post-baccalaureate premedical program) History (originally named the Woman's College of Baltimore City, founded in 1885 by a group of influential Methodists led by the Rev. John Franklin Goucher, who, with his wife Mary Fisher Goucher, deeded the college the land to begin its original campus in downtown Baltimore; renamed after the Gouchers in 1910; relocated its campus in 1954 to Towson, MD; has been coeducational since 1986) -
    • found: Wikipedia, 8 May 2018(Goucher College; private liberal arts college in Towson, Maryland; the Methodist-sponsored college for women was founded as the "Women's College of Baltimore City" on January 26, 1885; although students of all religious backgrounds were accepted, as founders, the national denomination -- the Methodist Episcopal Church and its Baltimore Annual Conference -- had a large impact on the college and its campus; was renamed in 1910 "Goucher College" in honor of its founding member, Methodist minister John Franklin Goucher (1845-1922), and his wife, Mary Fisher Goucher, [both] benefactors; the original campus was on St. Paul Street at Twenty-third Street in the neighborhood of north Baltimore then known as Peabody Heights, in the southern part of what is now known as the Charles Village neighborhood (renamed in 1967) in the city of Baltimore; moved to its present suburban location northeast of the county seat of Towson in Baltimore County in 1953; 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, Maryland; its former city home campus is now known as the "Old Goucher College Historic District," the name used when the complex was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978)
    • found: VIAF, 7 May 2018(German National Library and National Library of Israel authorized access point: Goucher College; ISNI access point: Goucher College Baltimore, Md; VIAF ID: 158904642 (Corporate); Permalink: ) -
    • found: Wikidata, 7 May 2018(Goucher College (Q4134258); liberal arts college in Maryland, USA; private not-for-profit educational institution) -
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-01-19: new
    • 2018-05-28: revised
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