19th Century American College Catalogs and Laws

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19th Century American College Catalogs and Laws


This site includes nineteenth century American college and university catalogs. The schools are primarily located in the northeast and east coast sections of the United States. These documents have much to tell us about the content and nature of higher education at this point in U.S. history and a comparison of catalogs from different institutions reveals similarities and differences in curricula among the group. <p> Review of catalogs from one school over a period of several years will also indicate change in that institution. The nineteenth century was a critical period in the formation of higher education in this country; these catalogs help us to better understand the development.<br> For more information see <a href="http://www.union.edu/Library/srs/highered/srs200_05.htm">Union College and Higher Education in the 19th Century</a>

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