Libraries and publishing have come a long way since the days of John Harvard
and his book collection, but regardless of format, there will always be a need for quality books.
It is a laidback place to wander around and it's worth stopping to see the statue of John Harvard
, also known as the statue of three lies - it claims he was the founder of the university when he was actually, a donor, it gives the wrong date of the establishment of the college, and it was modelled on an unknown student.
Once home to Katherine Rogers, mother of John Harvard
, the founder of Harvard University, USA.
Au nombre de celles-ci, on trouve une reception offerte par le lieutenant-gouverneur de la province, John Harvard
, un diner-croisiere sur la riviere Rouge a bord d'un vapeur a aubes et un diner au Musee du Manitoba, avec divertissements par l'Aboriginal Walking Woof Hoop Dancer, le groupe de chansonniers folkloriques canadiens-francais La Bardasse et la compagnie de danse ukrainienne Rozmai.
Following the summer recess, MLAs returned to the Chamber on November 15, 2006 to hear Lieutenant Govemor John Harvard
deliver the NDP Government's ninth Speech from the Throne, opening the 5th Session of the 38th Manitoba Legislature.
Rare book dealer Peter Fallon gets caught up in a quest to find "a gift of majestic proportions," a book donated to Harvard College by John Harvard
The plaque will be unveiled at 11:35-by Lieutenant Governor John Harvard
and Joe Zuken's widow, Clara Zuken.
The tourists' first stop is usually an imposing statue of John Harvard
that presides over the university's most sacred precinct, Harvard Yard (now called the Old Yard).
Marie had more success with Harvard House, a half-timbered, 16th-century house built by the grandfather of John Harvard
, founder of the US university.
Several hundred years ago, John Harvard
and other well-meaning forefathers of our country began to think seriously about how to provide quality higher education for their sons and daughters.
Last year's pledge-takers were well above the 271 who filed past the statue of John Harvard
in 1999 to make their promises during Class Day ceremonies.
In 1636, a college in Boston adopted its name after receiving a substantial gift in the form of money and books from a gentleman by the name of John Harvard
But immediately afterward, Harry Wu, the Chinese dissident who spent nearly two decades as a political prisoner, is to speak at the base of the statue of John Harvard
in Harvard Yard.
The children in my lab make progress every year," asserts Pat Dunlap, the ESEA/Chapter I computer lab teacher at John Harvard
Elementary School in Chicago, Ill.
The beginning of private support for American public libraries was usually attributed to John Harvard
when he bequeathed some 300 volumes from his private library to a struggling colonial college which today is, of course, Harvard University.