Georgetown University


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Georgetown University,

in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C.; Jesuit; coeducational; founded 1789 by John CarrollCarroll, John,
1735–1815, American Roman Catholic churchman, b. Maryland. He studied as a child with Jesuits at Bohemia, Md., and later at Saint-Omer in Flanders, since Catholic secondary education was not allowed in Maryland.
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, chartered 1815, inc. 1844. Its law and medical schools are noteworthy, and its archives are especially rich in letters and manuscripts by and about persons important in American and Roman Catholic history. The School of Foreign Service is the largest school of international relations in the world and the oldest in the United States. Research institutes include the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies and Woodstock Theological Center and Library.

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