Amherst College Commencement

April 24, 2014

Title: Amherst College Commencement Address Date: June 18, 1919 Location: Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts (Original document available here) To the son of any college, although he does not make his connection with his college a profession, a return of Commencement Day recalls many memories. It is likely also, after nearly a quarter of a century, to cause some […]

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Andrew Carnegie: Organizer for Service

April 24, 2014

Title: Andrew Carnegie: Organizer for Service, Address at the Founders’ Day Celebration of Carnegie Institute Date: April 28, 1921 Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (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 to that admonition given on creation morn to subdue […]

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