Harvard, John

Harvard, John,

1607–38, English minister in America and first major benefactor of Harvard College, b. Southwark, England, M.A. Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1635. He immigrated in 1637 to Charlestown, Mass., where he was assistant to the pastor and teaching elder of the First Church. He bequeathed £780 (half his estate) and his library of 320 volumes to the new established college at Cambridge, Mass., which was named in his honor.

Harvard, John

(1607–38) benefactor; born in London, England. He became a teaching elder in the church at Charlestown, Mass. He left half his estate—including his 400-volume library—to the college which was named after him in 1639.
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Educated at Harvard, John brings penetrating insight, creative solutions and sense of humour to his work.
The book recapitulates many of the themes and motifs reminiscent of Sandel's oeuvre since the publication of his landmark critique of his colleague at Harvard, John Rawls, in Liberalism and the Limits of Justice (1982/1998).
After the session, the visitors were given a guided tour of the hospital and briefed on the various new technologies/research being undertaken by experts at Indus Hospital , in liaison with Harvard, John Hopkins etc.
Paul Calcott (foreground) with (from left) Scott Webber, Coventry city councillors George Duggins and Lindsley Harvard, John Wilson, Andrew Draba, Steve Maddax, Danny Smith, Jim McClean and Nathan Grant, who are all concerned about the loss of the pitches.
Bitterly disappointed at Saturday's 3-1 home defeat by Bridlington, boss Jones has doubts about keeper Ian Harvard, John Boardman and Luke Campbell on top of losing Chris Jones to work commitments.
At Harvard, John Livingston Lowes's The Road to Xanadu led Wolfe to identify with Coleridge's exploration of the depths of memory to create poetry.
After retiring from Harvard, John assisted Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and the University of Missouri-St Louis in developing Irish studies programs by presenting them with source materials and books from his personal collections and library.
En route to Harvard, John persuaded his older brother, acting as guide, to stop at the studio of John Singleton Copley, the leading painter in America at the time.
Currently, these grants are being funded at numerous esteemed institutions including: Brookhaven National Laboratory, Columbia, Cornell, CHOP, Cleveland Clinic, Duke, Harvard, John Hopkins, The Lurie Children's Hospital/ Northwestern, MD Anderson, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Rush University, The University of Chicago, Yale, UCLA, UCSD, UCSF, Wake Forest, and more.
Medicomp Systems, the publisher of MEDCIN, has worked for 25 years with practicing physicians at Cornell, Harvard, John Hopkins and other major medical centers to develop a clinical and documentation engine for use at the point-of-care.
Currently, these grants are being funded at numerous esteemed institutions including: The University of Chicago, Rush University, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Harvard, John Hopkins, MD Anderson, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Yale and more.
Currently, these grants are being funded at numerous esteemed institutions including: Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Harvard, John Hopkins, MD Anderson, Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York University, Yale and more.
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