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Harvard,

town (1990 pop. 12,329), Worcester co., E central Mass.; inc. 1732. A Shaker house and cemetery, a Native American museum, and a Harvard observatory are there. A museum on the site of Fruitlands, a cooperative vegetarian community founded by Bronson AlcottAlcott, Bronson
, 1799–1888, American educational and social reformer, b. near Wolcott, Conn., as Amos Bronson Alcox. His meager formal education was supplemented by omnivorous reading while he gained a living from farming, working in a clock factory, and as a peddler in
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, is in the area. Nearby Fort Devens closed in 1996.

Harvard

the first American college (1636). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1200]
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I'm looking forward to doing so with the brilliant Dar Williams and a number of other musicians at Harvard in April.
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The two have entered into a venture to distribute Harvard's existing print publications, as well as reports, internet and intranet products and services for consumers, corporations and managed care organizations under the Harvard Medical School imprimatur.
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The schools examined by the commission include the cream of our education establishment: Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Princeton, Duke, Rice--in short, some of the most respected (and most expensive) institutions around.
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Winokur is not only a member of the Harvard Corporation--the school's highest governing body--but he is also a member of Enron's Board of Directors and chair of the Board's Finance Committee.