Cambridge, MA: Cambridge School of Nursing, 1905 / 1907. 1st printings (presumed). 2 items, one a single sheet folded once, and the other a booklet of 8 unpaginated pages. Circular: 10-1/2" x 8". Address: 7-5/8" x 4-1/2". White printed paper. Now housed in a clear archival mylar sleeve. Wear to paper (creasing, light soiling and rubbing). Staples to booklet rusted, some evidence of biopredation to edges. A Good+ pair of items. Item #40886
Includes: The Cambridge School of Nursing Circular of Information from April 1905 (published before the school's classes even opened) and an Address Delivered at the Cambridge School of Nursing on June 6th, 1907 by Harvard President Charles W. Eliot (delivered just 4 short months before the decision to close the school was made by the trustees). Charles W. Eliot was Harvard's 21st president, and throughout his reign at the school (the longest term as president in the University's history) turned Harvard into the international, worldwide university that it is today. He transformed the provincial college into the preeminent American research university.