The History Of Carleton College; Its Origin And Growth, Environment And Builders

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byDelavan Levant Leonard

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1904 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI. Carleton's Builders. No history of this or any similar institution wouid be at all adequate, would be defective at a fatal point, which failed to make some fitting and appreciative mention of that goodly company of men and women to whom is really owed all it is and all it has achieved. The grounds, the buildings, the vested funds are next to nothing without the personalities behind them, which wield and apply them to their appointed uses; without the faith and love, the enthusiasm and energy which impart vital and vivifying force. Only a small fraction of these worthy ones can be named here, a few scores from hundreds. By no means all are in the least known to the public. The many occupied but humble stations, their parts were played away from the common gaze and their contributions were relatively so insignificant as not to have been mentioned, either in print or public address. In the aggregate, however, these same multitudinous, wellnigh innumerable "little things" are great and mighty among the causative forces which have been working together for nearly a half-century to produce the visible, tangible, very admirable result known as Carleton College. Not in the least forgetting, on the contrary duly appreciating this prime fact in the case, it is yet necessary to content ourselves with naming a few from the many toilers, as specimens taken from a legion every whit as praiseworthy, lacking not at all in disposition, but only in ability and opportunity. And these more notable ones (not more noble) may be separated into these several classes: The trustees, the instructors, the donors of considerable sums, and certain others who from first to last in a great variety of ways have served the college to good purpose. The Trustees.--This body of men...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1904 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI. Carleton's Builders. No history of this or any similar institution wouid be at all adequate, would be defective at a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217549470

ISBN - 13:9780217549479

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