General appeal for funds 1 May 1890

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Title

General appeal for funds 1 May 1890

Subject

Education, Higher -- Washington, D.C.
American University (Washington D.C.) -- History

Description

A general appeal from Bishop Hurst dated May 1, 1890 explaining why Washington needs a National University. He describes the location as "magnificent," and argues that the university is best situated in Washington, D.C. because of its access to the national library, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Observatory and several government agencies.

Creator

Hurst, John F.

Publisher

American University Library Archives and Special Collections

Date

5/1/1890

Rights

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from the American University Library -- Special Collections

Format

pdf

Type

document

Identifier

RG1.01.02.03

Date Created

1890-05-01

Date Issued

2/11/2013

Is Part Of

American University: The formative years

Extent

1 file

Citation

Hurst, John F., “General appeal for funds 1 May 1890 ,” American University, accessed January 20, 2018, http://auomeka.wrlc.org/items/show/249.

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