Philanthropic foundations and higher education.
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Philanthropic foundations and higher education. by Ernest Victor Hollis

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Endowments -- United States.,
  • Education, Higher.,
  • Universities and colleges -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsLC243 .H6 1938a
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 365 p.
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6376000M
LC Control Number38027541

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