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Brown University,

Providence, R.I.; coeducational chartered 1764 as Rhode Island College at Warren, opened 1765. It moved to Providence in 1770 and was renamed for Nicholas BrownBrown, Nicholas,
1769–1841, American manufacturer and philanthropist, b. Providence, R.I., grad. Rhode Island College (renamed Brown Univ. in 1804 for him), 1786. He extended the internationally known mercantile business of his father, Nicholas Brown.
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 in 1804. Pembroke College, established in 1891 as an affiliated college for women, merged with Brown in 1971. The John Carter Brown Library (see Brown, John CarterBrown, John Carter,
1797–1874, American book collector and philanthropist, b. Providence, R.I.; son of Nicholas Brown. In about 1840 he began collecting books printed before 1800 relating to America, and the result was a remarkable library of 5,600 volumes.
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) is especially significant for its early Americana.
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The book provides insights into the theological positions that often characterized certain academic institutions in Britain and the United States, including Midland Baptist College, Regent's Park College (Stepney College), Spurgeon's College, Brown University, Colgate University, McMaster University, and Acadia University; and seminaries such as Newton, Rochester, Southern Baptist, and Southwestern Baptist.
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