Phillips Exeter Academy

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Phillips Exeter Academy

(ĕk`sətər), at Exeter, N.H.; coeducational; chartered 1781, opened 1783 by John Phillips. It has been an influential preparatory school and has a notable school library. Heavily endowed (1931) by Edward S. Harkness, the school has a large campus and many fine buildings. Founded as a school for boys, it became coeducational in 1970.

Bibliography

See M. R. Williams, Story of Phillips Exeter (1957).

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