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  • Harvard University

    Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered in the country. Harvard's history, influence, and ...

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Wikipedia Massachusetts Institute of Technology The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering. Researchers worked on comp...

  • Cambridge University Alumni

    Please add known Cambridge alumni to this project. Collaborators, feel free to update the project, add resources ... And more collaborators.==University of Cambridge== University of Cambridge (informally known as "Cambridge University" or simply as "Cambridge") is a collegiate research university located in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom.Originally founded in 1209, it is the second-oldest u...

  • University of Oxford

    of Oxford=The University of Oxford (informally referred to as Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England, United Kingdom.Although its exact date of foundation is unclear, there is evidence of teaching as far back as 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and the second-oldest surviving university in the world,...

  • Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts

    This project is for those interred in the Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. From Find a Grave : Bostonians founded Mount Auburn in 1831 for both practical and aesthetic reasons: to solve an urban land use problem created by an increasing number of burials in the city and to create a tranquil and beautiful place where families could commemorate their loved ones w...

  • King's College, Cambridge

    King's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. Formally named The King's College of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas in Cambridge, the college lies besides the River Cam and faces out onto King's Parade in the centre of the city.King's was founded in 1441 by Henry VI, soon after he had founded its sister college in Eton. However, the King's plans for th...

  • Woodlands Cemetery, Cambridge, Washington County, New York

    Woodlands Cemetery resides in Cambridge, Washington County, New York. Earliest interments date from the 1780s. This burying ground is well maintained and still active. Woodlands Cemetery is a historic cemetery located in the Village of Cambridge, New York. The 40+ acre property features large shade trees, well maintained driving and walking avenues, historic markers and lovely views from t...

  • Trinity College, Cambridge

    Trinity College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England.The college was founded by Henry VIII, King of England in 1546, from the merger of two existing colleges: Michaelhouse (founded by Hervey de Stanton in 1324), and King's Hall (established by Edward II, king of England in 1317 and refounded by Edward III, king of England in 1337). At the time, Henry had been seizi...

  • American Revolution: The Lexington Alarm letter (1775)

    The aim of this project is to showcase the SIGNERS and MESSENGERS who spread the word of the Battles of Lexington and Concord on 19 April 1775, and within 10 days had alerted 13 colonies to the war finally at hand. Please add their Geni profiles to this project.==The Lexington Alarm Letter==From The Lexington Alarm Letter Late on April 18, 1775, British soldiers marched from Boston, toward Conc...

  • Queens College, Cambridge

    [ ]Queens' College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. Queens' is one of the oldest and largest colleges of the university, founded in 1448 by Margaret of Anjou (the Queen of Henry VI, who founded King's College), and has some of the most recognisable buildings in Cambridge. The college spans both sides of the river Cam, colloquially referred to as the "light side"...

  • Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

    Gonville & Caius College (often referred to simply as Caius /ˈkiːz/ KEEZ ) is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. The college is the fourth-oldest college at the University of Cambridge and one of the wealthiest. The college has been attended by many students who have gone on to significant accomplishment, including thirteen Nobel Prize winners, the secon...

  • Christ's College, Cambridge

    [ ]Christ's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, officially comprising the Master and Fellows of the College as well as about 600 students.[1] The college was founded by Lady Margaret Beaufort in 1505, its royal charter granted on May 1 of that year, and was the twelfth of the Cambridge colleges to be founded in its current form. It was originally established as God'...

  • Radcliffe College

    Wikipedia Radcliffe College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and functioned as a female coordinate institution for the all-male Harvard College. It was also one of the Seven Sisters colleges, among which it shared with Bryn Mawr College the popular reputation of having a particularly intellectual and independent-minded student body. Radcliffe conferred Radcliffe C...

  • St Catharine's College Cambridge

    [ ]St Catharine’s College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. Founded in 1473, the college is often referred to informally by the nickname "Catz". The college is located in the historic city-centre of Cambridge, and lies just south of King's College and lies across the street from Corpus Christi College. The college is notable for its open court (rather than closed quadrang...

  • Trinity Hall, Cambridge

    Hall is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. It is situated on the River Cam, nested between Clare College and Trinity College. It is the fifth-oldest college of the university, having been founded in 1350 by William Bateman, Bishop of Norwich. The college is often known informally as 'Tit Hall' by students within the university.The devastation caused by the Black Deat...

  • Emmanuel College, Cambridge

    [ ] Emmanuel College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. The college was founded in 1584 by Sir Walter Mildmay, Chancellor of the Exchequer to Elizabeth I.[2]Since 1998, Emmanuel has been among the top five colleges in the Tompkins Table, which ranks colleges according to end-of-year examination results. Emmanuel has topped the table five times since then (2003–07 and 2010)...

  • Jesus College, Cambridge

    [ ]Jesus College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. The College's full name is The College of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint John the Evangelist and the glorious Virgin Saint Radegund, near Cambridge. Its common name comes from the name of its Chapel, Jesus Chapel.The college was established between 1496 and 1516, on the site of the twelfth-century Benedictine nun...

  • Newnham College, Cambridge

    College is a women-only constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.The college was founded in 1871 by Henry Sidgwick, and was the second Cambridge college to admit women after Girton College. The co-founder of the college was Millicent Garrett Fawcett.The progress of women at Cambridge University owes much to the pioneering work undertaken by the philosopher Henry Sidgwick, fel...

  • Clare Hall, Cambridge

    Clare Hall is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. It is a college for advanced study, admitting only postgraduate students.Clare Hall is one of the smallest colleges with 180 graduate students, but around 125 Fellows, making it the highest Fellow to Student ratio at Cambridge University.Clare Hall was founded by Clare College (which had previously been known as "Clare...

  • Darwin College, Cambridge

    Darwin College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. Founded on 28 July 1964, Darwin was Cambridge University's first graduate-only college, and also the first to admit both men and women. The college is named after one of the university's most famous families, that of Charles Darwin. The Darwin family previously owned some of the land, Newnham Grange, on which the college no...

  • Robinson College, Cambridge

    College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. Founded in 1977, Robinson is the newest of the Cambridge colleges and is unique in being the only one to have been intended, from its inception, for both undergraduate and graduate students of either sex.The college was founded after the British philanthropist Sir David Robinson offered the university £17 million to estab...

  • Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

    Edwards College is a women-only constituent college of the University of Cambridge. It was founded as "New Hall" in 1954, and unlike many other colleges, it was founded without a benefactor and did not bear a benefactor's name. This situation changed in 2008. Following a donation of £30 million by alumna Ros Edwards (née Smith) and her husband Steve Edwards, New Hall was renamed Murray Edwards ...

  • Girton College, Cambridge

    College is one of the 31 constituent colleges of the University of Cambridge. It was one of England's first residential colleges for women, established in 1869 by Emily Davies, Barbara Bodichon and Lady Stanley of Alderley. (Whitelands College, now part of the University of Roehampton, was established as a college of higher education for women earlier, in 1841.) The full college status was only...

  • Clare College, Cambridge

    Not to be confused with Clare Hall, Cambridge . ==Clare College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. The college was founded in 1326 as University Hall, making it the second-oldest surviving college of the University after Peterhouse. It was refounded in 1338 as Clare Hall by an endowment from Elizabeth de Clare. Clare is famous for its chapel choir and...

  • Pembroke College, Cambridge

    [ ]Pembroke College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. The college is the third oldest college of the university and has over seven hundred students and fellows. Physically, it is one of the university's larger colleges, with buildings from almost evOn Christmas Eve 1347, Edward III granted Marie de St Pol, widow of the Earl of Pembroke, the licence for the founda...

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