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Williams College,

at Williamstown, Mass.; coeducational; chartered 1785, opened as a free school 1791, became a college 1793, named for Ephraim WilliamsWilliams, Ephraim,
1715–55, American soldier, founder of Williams College, b. Newton, Mass. After several years as a sailor, he lived in Massachusetts and took part in defending the frontier against Native Americans. He was a captain in King George's War.
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. The Williams campus, noted for its fine old buildings, includes West College (1790), the Van Rensselaer Manor House (moved from Albany, N.Y.), and the oldest U.S. observatory (Hopkins; 1838). Williams College, the first to establish an institute of politics (maintained until 1934), now has several research institutes. The Chapin Library of Rare Books houses important books, manuscripts, and prints relating to Americana, English literature, and early painting. There is a fine art museum.
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Equipped with this small sum and the earnestness that the undertaking implied, he came to Williams College when Dr.
Titus Munson Coan to the latter's mother, written while a student at Williams College over thirty years ago, and fortunately preserved by her.
We have quite enough of deep philosophy at Williams College, and I confess I was disappointed in this trend of the talk.
Bright himself, he is now in his senior year at Williams College, and has a prospect of graduating with some degree of honorable distinction at the next Commencement.
The Class Action-sponsored event was hosted this year by Williams College, with cohosting institutions from across New England.
A new Williams College Museum of Art program is experimenting with the relationships between people and art: Rather than viewing a number of pieces of art in a gallery setting for an hour or two, how would a person feel about a piece hanging in their home for several months?
A DISTINCTIVE STATE Contrary to popular belief, hibernation is no "winter nap; says biologist Steven Swoap of Williams College in Williamstown, Mass.
She earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Williams College in Williamstown, Mass.
One team works at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Williams College.
Age 33, he graduated from Williams College with a B.
Religion students are famously impractical people, but at schools like Williams College or Virginia Tech (where I teach) those who actually go on to the ministry are a minority.
Joel Slemrod of the University of Michigan and Jon Bakija of Williams College have updated a helpful, accessible guide to the coming debate over taxes.