Catalogue Of Miami University: Including Members Of The Board Of Trustees And Faculty; 1809-1892 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Catalogue of Miami University: Including Members of the Board of Trustees and Faculty; 1809-1892The history of Miami University covers the period of early growth and development of much of the North-west Territory. During these years her graduates have been men of character and patriotic sentiment who have been among the foremost citizens of our country. In the time of our great strug...
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le her sons were upon nearly every battlefield. Through her commanding in ﬂuence in the early history of Western life she has contributed not a little to the direction of national affairs. The reader of this catalogue will discern among her graduates names that will suggest the sweep of this inﬂuence.The University owes her existence to a land grant made by Congress in 1788 to John Cleves Symmes, in which provision was made to establish an institution of learning. Oxford township, Butler county,-was given to the University and leased for ninety nine years under the statutory provision that the lease should be renewable forever without revaluation. The trustees are ap pointed by the governor of Ohio.The first school was opened in 1815 and in 1824 the collegi ate department was organized with Rev. R. H. Bishop, D. D., as its first president. The first class was graduated in 1826.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.