Ray Palmer Baker
Charles Scribner's Sons: NY (1924)
T171 R49 B3 1924
Ray Palmer Baker's book was originally envisioned as a "slight memorial
of the hundredth anniversary of the foundation of Rensselaer." While
it was published in time for the school's centennial celebration (and
reprinted the following year), its long term significance is its placement
of the Institute in the historical context of American higher education.
The author was an RPI Professor of English who later served as Assistant
Director, Dean of Students, and Vice President of the Institute.
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