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Justin Smith Morrill

James S. Morrill

Justin Smith Morrill

by James S. Morrill

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Published by Morrill Press in Fulton, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morrill, Justin Smith, -- 1810-1898.

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    Compiled by James S. Morrill and completed by Louise S. Swan.

    Statementcentenary exercises celebrated by the state of Vermont, at Montpelier, April fourteenth, nineteen hundred and ten, in honor of the birth of Justin Smith Morrill, who was for twelve years a member of the House of Representatives and for over thirty years a United States Senator.
    ContributionsSwan, Louise S., Vermont.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p.
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16612417M

    41 Legislative Career of Justin S. Morrill" 1 and the biography The Life and Public Services qf Justin Smith Morrill by William Belmont Parker (Houghton-Mifflin, Boston and New York, ). At the time of his first "retirement" in he started to build his homestead in l was a serious student of architecture and landscape archi-. The Morrill Act, named after Justin Smith Morrill, established federal funding for higher education. Morrill Hall, on the campus of the University of Maryland, is named after Justin Smith Morrill.

    Contributor: Morrill, Justin S. (Justin Smith) Collection Elisha Hunt Allen papers, Official correspondence sent from the Hawaiian legation, family correspondence, speeches, notes, statistical tables, printed matter, photographs, and other papers of Allen relating primarily to his service as chancellor and chief justice of. Justin Smith Morrill himself was not college-educated, and not because he did not desire it: he could not afford to attend college, instead moving into a very lucrative career in business. He was an autodidact, however, reading widely and voluminously.

      Contains the chapter "Justin Smith Morrill and the politics and legacy of the Land-Grant College Acts" by Craig L. LaMay Justin Morrill: Land for Learning [videorecording] Call Number: LBL34 Justin Smith Morrill (), an American legislator, is best known for his educational legislation providing Federal land grants to the states to set up agricultural and mechanic arts colleges. Justin Smith Morrill was born in Strafford, Vt., on Ap , to the family of a blacksmith of modest means. His formal education ended at 14, when he.


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FREE Due to COVID, orders may be : Michigan State University Press. Justin Smith Morrill: Father of the Land-Grant Colleges Kindle Edition by Coy F. Cross II (Author), Coy F Cross (Author)/5(2). Morrill's land-grant acts eventually opened American higher education to the working class, women, minorities, and immigrants.

Sincemore than 20 million people have graduated from the land-grant colleges and universities spawned by his grand vision. Morrill's land-grant acts eventually opened American higher education to the working class, women, minorities, and immigrants. Sincemore than 20 million people have graduated from the land-grant colleges and universities spawned by his grand by: Coy F.

Cross's biography, Justin Smith Morrill: Father of the Land-Grant Colleges, is a short but informative look at the life and many accomplishments of its subject. Although the author's style is sometimes disconnected, the book would make a valuable addition to.

Justin Smith Morrill () was an American politician; he served as both Senator and Representative from Vermont. Born in the first of ten children to Nathaniel and Mary (Hunt) Morrill, Justin attended village schools in Strafford, Vermont where both his father and grandfather had been farmers and blacksmiths since Justin S.

Morrill, in full Justin Smith Morrill, (born ApStrafford, Vt., U.S.—died Dec. 28,Washington, D.C.), U.S. Republican legislator who established a record for longevity by serving 43 years in both houses of the Congress; his name is particularly associated with the first high protective tariff and with federal support of land-grant colleges.

Morrill is the subject of two published biographies: William B. Parker’ s The Life and Public Services of Justin Smith Morrill, published in ;1 and more recently Coy F.

Cross’ s excellent Justin Smith Morrill: The Father of the Land-Grant Colleges, published in This sketch of Morrill File Size: 66KB. President Abraham Lincoln (Steve Wood) and Congressman Justin Smith Morrill (David McWilliams) celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the Land Grant College Act Senator Morrill’s Homestead in Strafford, Vermont, a prime example of Gothic Revival architecture, is a Vermont State Historic Site and open to the public May 25 through October   Justin Smith Morrill.

Publication date Publisher J. Wilson and son Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

: Justin Smith Morrill, more than any public figure in the nineteenth century, changed higher education in America. Born in Strafford, Vermont, inMorrill rose above his modest beginnings to become a wealthy and highly successful entrepreneur.

His business ventures were so successful, in fact. Justin Smith Morrill () Views Congressman, Justin Smith Morrill, later Senator. Thanks to a Vermonter who had to leave school at the age of 15, millions of Americans have had the door to higher education opened for them.

It was Justin Smith Morrill, US Congressman and later Senator, who was responsible for the acts establishing. Justin Smith Morrill, who served 43 years in Congress, was the son of a blacksmith who keenly felt his lack of formal education.

Library of Congress One of Author: Ted Widmer. Hills, Joseph L. "Justin Smith Morrill." Vermonters: A Book of Biographies. Brattleboro: Stephen Daye Press,pp. Merrill, George D.

"Jonathan Turner or Justin Morrill: A New Look at the Authorship of the Land Grant Act of '' Vermont History 36 (Autumn ): Morrill, Justin S. Self-Consciousness of Noted Persons. Access the Morrill Library Justin Smith Morrill’s collection of books are housed in the on-site Education Center and at the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation (Montpelier), and are available to view by appointment only.

The Morrill of the story The origins of the University can be traced to a tiny village in Vermont and the extraordinary man who lived there - in a house he painted pink. There once was a man who lived in a pink cottage on his medium-sized estate.

Introduction The Justin Smith Morrill Papers are the account books and records kept by Morrill during his mercantile career in Strafford and Derby, Vermont, (bulk ).

The collection is housed in three record center boxes and includes 29 oversized volumes shelved separately. It occupies linear feet of shelf space. Justin Smith Morrill and The Politics of the Land-Grant College Acts.

Craig L. LaMay and Lawrence K. Grossman and Newton N. Minnow, editors. Sector: University & Community Partnerships.

Parent Publication: A Digital Gift to the Nation: Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital and Information Age, pages Justin Smith Morrill (Ap – Dec. 28, ) was a politician, legislator and businessman. He was born in Stafford, Vt. His father, a blacksmith, could not afford college for his sons.

Morrill attended public school until his early teens when he became a. The lecture honors one of the three most important historical figures of the Land-grant University system: 1) William Henry Hatch for research; 2) Seaman A.

Knapp for extension; and 3) and Justin Smith Morrill for whom the Morrill Act — which created the Land-grant University system — is named. The Life and Public Services of Justin Smith Morrill. Reprint.

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