To Advance Knowledge: The Growth of American Research Universities, 1900-1940

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Index
Academic disciplines, 8; and professionalization, 20-22; formation of, 22-30; and research universities, 30-39
Adams, Charles K., 82
Adams, Herbert Baxter, 28, 31
Adams, Roger, 223, 225-26
Admissions, selective, 130-38, 215-16; for graduate schools, 221-22
Agassiz, Alexander, 33
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 23, 26-27, 30, 284n.12
American Association of University Professors (AAUP), 20, 227-28, 283n.12
American Council on Education (ACE), 102, 105-7, 146, 259
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), 146, 169, 228
Anderson, Carl, 239
Angell, James Burrell, 11, 14, 204
Angell, James Rowland, 107, 119, 121, 131, 149, 155-57, 166, 203-7, 233
Arnett, Trevor, 141
Association of American Universities (AAU), 18-19, 34, 73, 77, 106-7, 173, 255, 283n.60, n.61
Association of Urban Universities, 114
Aydelotte, Frank, 161
Baker, George, 175
Balch, Allen, 128
Barnard, Frederick, 11
Bethe, Hans, 242-44
Billings, John Shaw, 63
Birge, Raymond, 212, 236
Bloch, Felix, 242-43
Boas, Ralph, 132-34
Bohr, Niels, 162
Bowman, Isaiah, 257, 265
Branner, John Caspar, 89
Breasted, James, 163, 170, 189
Bridge, Norman, 185
Bridgeman, Percy, 236
Brookings, Robert, 148
Brookings Institution, 148, 160, 254
Brown University, 5, 244
Bruce, Catherine Wolfe, 81
Bulmer, Martin, 158-59
Burbank, Luther, 95
Burgess, Ernest, 155
Burton, Marion, 207-9
Bush, Vannevar, 264-66
Business, and university research, 174-77, 311n.62. See also National Research Fund
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 53-53, 62, 105, 117, 130, 138
California Institute of Technology (Caltech), 99, 124, 161, 166, 176, 178, 191, 213-14, 226, 230-32, 235-36, 238-39, 266, 380n.45,n.46; origins of, 183-85; development of, 185-89
Caltech: see California Institute of Technology
Cambridge University, 115-16, 235
Campbell, William Wallace, 211, 233, 257
Capen, Samuel, 105-7
Carnegie, Andrew, 43, 45, 61-66, 141, 132, 290n.24

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents ix
  • 1 - The Shaping of the American Research University, 1865-1920 1
  • 2 - The Conditions of University Research, 1900-1920 58
  • 3 - Research Universities from World War I to 1930 94
  • 4 - Foundations and University Research 140
  • 5 - The Privately Funded University Research System 174
  • 6 - The Research Universities in the 1930s 246
  • Appendices 269
  • Notes 279
  • Index 321
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