Three Phi Beta Kappa addresses
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Three Phi Beta Kappa addresses A college fetich, 1883; "Shall Cromwell have a statue?" 1902; Some modern college tendencies, 1906.

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


  • Harvard University.,
  • Education, Higher.

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SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 11341.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17147492M

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