Oliver S. Taylor letter to the president and faculty of the Collegiate Institution, 1823 August 19
- Oliver S. Taylor letter to the president and faculty of the Collegiate Institution, 1823 August 19
Oliver S. Taylor letter to the president and faculty of the Collegiate Institution at Amherst in which Taylor introduces Giles Lyman as a candidate for admission to the Collegiate Institution. Taylor comments on Lyman's good study habits, character, and religion in support of his admittance to the Institution.
- Taylor, Oliver S.
- Moore, Zephaniah Swift, 1770-1823
August 19, 1823
Letters of introduction
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Moore, Zephaniah Swift, 1770-1823
Taylor, Oliver S.
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Amherst College was conceived out of the previously existing Amherst Academy and was founded in 1821 as the Collegiate Institution. From 1821-1825 the College was known primarily as the Collegiate Institution or the Amherst Institution. In 1825 the institution was granted charter by the Massachusetts State Legislature and was thereafter known as Amherst College.