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Rochester Reform Trail Source Inventory, Garrett W. Roe Jan 2014

Rochester Reform Trail Source Inventory, Garrett W. Roe

The Rochester Reform Trail

The source inventory is a great document to aid in research pertaining to the many reform efforts in early 19th century Western New York. Since the time of creation, some of the digital links may no longer work due to website updates and discontinuation of others. Please note that the author does not take credit for any sources herein. This document is only a reference guide to other sources.


Gentlemen And Scholars : College And Community In The "Age Of The University," 1865-1917, William Bruce Leslie Jan 1992

Gentlemen And Scholars : College And Community In The "Age Of The University," 1865-1917, William Bruce Leslie

Brockport Bookshelf

By W. Bruce Leslie, College at Brockport faculty member.

A new look at the social and cultural roles of the American college after the Civil War. Historians have dubbed the period from the Civil War to World War I 'the age of the university,' suggesting that colleges were becoming out of touch with American society. Bruce Leslie however challenges this view through case studies of four representative colleges from the Middle Atlantic region-Bucknell, Franklin and Marshall, Princeton, and Swarthmore. Nineteenth-century colleges generally were founded to serve ethnic, denominational, and local interests. After mid-century, however, many were forced to seek financial ...