Famous Givers and Their Gifts by Sarah Knowles Bolton

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Author Bolton, Sarah Knowles, 1841-1916
LoC No. 12030810
Title Famous Givers and Their Gifts
Contents John Lowell, Jr., and his free lectures -- Stephen Girard and his college for orphans -- Andrew Carnegie and his libraries -- Thomas Holloway; his sanatorium and college -- Charles Pratt and his institute -- Thomas Guy and his hospital -- Sophia Smith and her college for women -- James Lick and his telescope -- Leland Stanford and his university -- Captain Thomas Coram and his foundling asylum -- Henry Shaw and his botanical garden -- James Smithson and the Smithsonian Institution -- Pratt, Lenox, Mary Macrae Stuart, Newberry, Crerar, Astor, Reynolds and their libraries -- Frederick H. Rindge and his gifts -- Anthony J. Drexel and his institute -- Philip D. Armour and his institute -- Leonard Case and his school of applied science -- Asa Packer and Lehigh University -- Cornelius Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt University -- Baron Maurice de Hirsch -- Isaac Rich and Boston University -- Daniel B. Fayerweather and others -- Catharine Lorillard Wolfe -- Mary Elizabeth Garrett -- Mrs. Anna Ottendorfer -- Daniel P. Stone and Valeria G. Stone -- Samuel Williston -- John F. Slater and Daniel Hand -- George T. Angell -- William W. Corcoran -- John D. Rockefeller and Chicago University.
Credits E-text prepared by Shaun Pinder, Martin Pettit, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team (http://www.pgdp.net) from page images generously made available by Internet Archive (https://archive.org)
Language English
LoC Class HV: Social sciences: Social pathology, Social and Public Welfare
Subject Philanthropists
Category Text
EBook-No. 50772
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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