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Economic History Association (Wilmington, DE 19807-0630)
Thomas C. Cochran (Project Director: July 1975 to present)

The Bicentennial College

To establish a Bicentennial College at Philadelphia for the study of teh culture of the area during the colonial and revolutionary period. To be run by a consortium of institutions, including colleges, universities, and certain non-teaching institutions (who will assume the entire financial burden within 5 years and continue it thereafter). Lectures, seminars, and tutorials will be offered to a select group of 100 undergraduates as well as publish programs to the community. Review at the end of the 2nd and 4th years by a panel appointed by consortium members, experts in colonial and revolutionary history who are not participants in the college. NEH funds are for 2nd and 3rd year support. College requires support for 1st two years then becomes self-sustaining.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Institutes for College and University Teachers

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$152,583 (approved)
$152,583 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1975 – 6/30/1977