The life of Henry Fowle Durant
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The life of Henry Fowle Durant founder of Wellesley College by Florence Morse Kingsley

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Published by Century in New York .
Written in English


  • Durant, Henry Fowle, 1822-1881,
  • Wellesley College

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Statementby Florence Morse Kingsley.
LC ClassificationsLD721.7.1875D8
The Physical Object
Pagination354 p.
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6663058M
LC Control Number24007196

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Life of Henry Fowle Durant. New York, Century [©] (OCoLC) Online version: Kingsley, Florence Morse, Life of Henry Fowle Durant. New York, Century [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: H F Durant; H F Durant: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Florence Morse Kingsley. The Life of Henry Fowle Durant Founder of Wellesley College. Specifications. Publisher: Kessinger Publishing. Book Format: Hardcover. Number of Pages: Author: Florence Morse Kingsley. ISBN Publication Date: July, Assembled Product Dimensions (L x . Thomas Clark Durant (February 6, – October 5, ) was an American physician, businessman, and was vice-president of the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) in when it met with the Central Pacific railroad at Promontory Summit in Utah Territory. He created the financial structure which led to the Crédit Mobilier scandal.. He was successful in building railroads in the Children: William West Durant, Héloïse Durant Rose. Elizabeth Barrett Was Part Black, Book Says / Scholar's claim puts famed lovers back in spotlight All letters saved by the British poets during their month courtship -- the lovers never met.

  One man felt differently. The education of women was very much on the mind of Henry Fowle Durant, the founder of Wellesley College and Dana Hall School. Shortly after Henry Durant, a wealthy and successful Boston lawyer moved to the town, his 8 .   In her book The Life of Henry Fowle Durant, author Florence Morse Kingsley wrote of Wellesley, “Our battle cry here is the old proverb mens sana in corpore sano.” Durant’s keenness for “a sound mind in a healthy body” lives on in many ways, including the P.E. requirement. henry fowle durant, jr. =these little volumes= are affectionately inscribed. by the author, in the earnest hope that they may increase in him that love of nature and of rural life which has ever exerted so salutary an influence in the formation of the characters of the wise and good. minnie and her pets. Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Daniel Webster, Henry Fowle Durant, and Osmund R Overby, Dartmouth College Photographic Bureau, and Incorporated Albern Color Research, photographer. Dartmouth College, Webster Cottage, 27B Main Street, Hanover, Grafton County, NH. Grafton County Hanover New Hampshire, Documentation Compiled After.

Wellesley, the Boston suburb known to many because of its noteworthy college of the same name, developed from a hamlet into an independent community that celebrates both its past and its future. From , when the townspeople of West Needham petitioned for a separate meetinghouse, to the arrival of the Boston and Worcester Railroad in and the successful secession from Needham on April 6. From , Sarah taught at Wellesley College where she met Henry Fowle Durant. Durant suggested that Sarah and her sister, Julia, co-found a school that would prepare woman academically, before they attended Wellesley College; in , they co-founded Dana Hall. Moody was a mentor to Durant and joined the Board of Wellesley College the year after its foundation in and remained until his death twenty-three years later. In the summer of Henry Fowle Durant watched helplessly as his only son, eight year old Harry, died. Full text of "Reminiscences of the family of Captain John Fowle of Watertown, Massachusetts with genealogical notes of some of his ancestors, descendants and family connections" See other formats.