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ERIC Number: EJ500435
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0161-956X
In Praise of George Peabody, 1795-1869.
Parker, Franklin
Peabody Journal of Education, v70 n1 p175-82 Fall 1994
One of several papers on self-made millionaire and educational philanthropist George Peabody defends Peabody's philanthropy against those who criticized him as miserly, highlighting his establishment of colleges, libraries, museums, hospitals, and other charities. The paper details his life, work, politics, and death, describing the causes that he supported. (SM)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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