The History of Occidental College, 1887-1937

Cleland, Robert Glass

Published by Occidental College. 1937. Los Angeles., 1937
Used / Hardcover / Quantity Available: 1
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
Price: US$ 37.50
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

30 Day Returns Policy

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details


Title: The History of Occidental College, 1887-1937

Publisher: Occidental College. 1937. Los Angeles.

Publication Date: 1937

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Description:

Cloth backed boards. Illustrations. Ward Ritchie's own copy. Printed by the Ward Ritchie Press. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. The author, a graduate and faculty member of Occidental College, provides a brief history of the settling of Southern C alifornia and Los Angeles. The completion of the transcontinental railroad started a new migration to the Pacific Coast and revolutionized the social and economic life of Southern California. He recounts the origins of the College in 1887 as a "libe ral arts college under Presbyterian direction". Tuition was $50 for the year. The annual charge per student for board, laundry, light, heat, tuition and all other expenses was $300.00. "The above charges", parents were assured in the catalogue, "cov er every necessary expense. There are no incidentals. It is a mistake to give money to the student for indiscriminate use. All such money should be furnished through the President or some other member of the faculty". The College became fully funct ioning with the addition of more subjects, sports activities and social organizations. The author traces the College's expansion through the years. Bookseller Inventory # 3348

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • Bank Draft
  • Cash
  • Check
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • PayPal
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Bookseller a Question]

Bookseller: Barry Cassidy Rare Books
Address: Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: May 27, 2013
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the accuracy of our descriptions, our secure packaging and our timely mailing. We do not send pictures or scans. Barry Cassidy Rare Books 2005 T Street Sacramento, CA 95811-6823 bcrbooks@ix.netcom.com 916-456-6307 Barry Cassidy, Owner and Operator



Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.


Store Description: Our store was founded in 1975 and has been in continuous operations since then. We maintain a quality selection of books, letters and manuscripts, photographs, prints and ephemera. We are open to serious collectors Monday through Saturday and suggest that you call the store before coming in. We do not send pictures or scans.