Andrew Carnegie: Organizer for Service

April 24, 2014

Title: Andrew Carnegie: Organizer for Service Date: April 28, 1921 Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Context: Address at the Founders’ Day Celebration of Carnegie Institute, Coolidge praises the accomplishments and morality of Carnegie  (Original document available here) There is a greatness that is distinctly American, a true greatness which enlarges man’s dominion. It is an achievement which comes from obedience […]

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The Supports of Civilization

April 24, 2014

Title: The Supports of Civilization Date: November 27, 1920 Location: New York City, NY Context: Delivered as Vice President-elect at Amherst College Alumni Dinner, on the benefits and contributions of a university education (Original document available here) The process of civilization consists of the discovery by men of the laws of the universe, and of living in harmony […]

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