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Land Grant Universities

Scope Note: 
Universities that have received grants of land from the federal government, especially those made in accordance with the Morrill Act of 1862, originally to promote study in practical subjects like engineering and agriculture but now usually expanded to include a wide range of disciplines
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Agricultural Colleges
Agricultural Education
Engineering Education
Federal Aid
Rural Extension
State Colleges
State Universities
Added to ERIC: 7/1/1966