TITLE

Girard College

PUB. DATE
March 2017
SOURCE
Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition;Q1 2017, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Girard College, in Philadelphia, an elementary and secondary boarding school for children with financial need from single-parent or parentless families. It opened 1848 with a bequest, now grown to a huge endowment, from Stephen Girard; it was originally a school for fatherless boys.
ACCESSION #
39008844

 

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