A Chapter in American Education:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1824-1924

Ray Palmer Baker
Charles Scribner's Sons: NY (1924)
T171 R49 B3 1924
180 pages

Ray Palmer Baker's book was originally envisioned as a "slight memorial of the hundredth anniversary of the foundation of Rensselaer." While it was published in time for the school's centennial celebration (and reprinted the following year), its long term significance is its placement of the Institute in the historical context of American higher education. The author was an RPI Professor of English who later served as Assistant Director, Dean of Students, and Vice President of the Institute.

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