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The books in this collection document the life of William Rainey Harper – his ambition to build a great university in the Midwest, his educational background, and his intellectual pursuits – as told by those that knew him. Some of these works are contemporary with Dr. Harper’s death, while others were written by historians looking back on his impact on higher education in America and the development of the University of Chicago. For a biography on the life of Dr. Harper, please visit this exhi...



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The books in this collection document the life of William Rainey Harper – his ambition to build a great university in the Midwest, his educational background, and his intellectual pursuits – as told by those that knew him. Some of these works are contemporary with Dr. Harper’s death, while others were written by historians looking back on his impact on higher education in America and the development of the University of Chicago. For a biography on the life of Dr. Harper, please visit this exhibit: http://dept.harpercollege.edu/library/archives/williamraineyharper.html
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