Charles William Eliot


Born
in Boston, Massachusetts, The United States
March 20, 1834

Died
August 25, 1926

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Charles William Eliot was an American academic who was selected as Harvard's president in 1869. He transformed the provincial college into the preeminent American research university. Eliot served the longest term as president in the university's history.

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Harvard Classics: The Compl...

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The Harvard Classics, Volum...

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The Harvard Classics - Auto...

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Folklore and Fable: Aesop, ...

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Essays and English Traits (...

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Plutarch's Lives (The Harva...

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“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”
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“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.”
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“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends…and the most patient of teachers.”
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