Rutgers Honors James Neilson

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Title

Rutgers Honors James Neilson

Description

A brief report in The New York Times about Rutgers University's memorial service for James Neilson (1844-1937) after his death in 1937. The report calls him the "godfather" of the women's college (Douglass College).

Date

1923-11-22

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

Rutgers Honors James Neilson

Special to The New York Times.

NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J., Nov. 21.—Many trustees, alumni, faculty members and undergraduates of Rutgers University attended a memorial service in honor of James Neilson this afternoon in Voorhees Chapel, New Jersey College for Women. Mr. Neilson, who was a trustee of the university, was called the "godfather" of the women's college, having donated much of the land on which it stands. He died last February.

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38

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Citation

“Rutgers Honors James Neilson,” Rutgers Scarlet and Black Project, accessed June 24, 2021, https://www.scarletandblackproject.com/archive/items/show/186.