Ezra Cornell


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Noun1.Ezra Cornell - United States businessman who unified the telegraph system in the United States and who in 1865 (with Andrew D. White) founded Cornell University (1807-1874)Ezra Cornell - United States businessman who unified the telegraph system in the United States and who in 1865 (with Andrew D. White) founded Cornell University (1807-1874)
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Cornell University Library dates back to the founding year of the university in 1865, and is based on the collection principles of Andrew Dickson White, who founded the university together with Ezra Cornell and was a lifelong book collector.
Ezra Cornell, the future founder of Cornell University, was given the responsibility of building the line from Buffalo to Detroit, measuring 398 miles, at a cost of $54,630.
Ezra Cornell is reported to have said, regarding his aspirations for higher education, "I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study" (288).
Trustee Ezra Cornell '70 also spoke briefly on the legacy of the university's founder.
Cornell University was founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White.
Statler, a self-made millionaire who founded the largest hotel chain of his day, was persuaded to attend the second Hotel Ezra Cornell (HEC) conference organised by the Hotel Department students.
With the leadership and organizational skills she learned as the human resources director for the 86th Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell, an annual student-run hospitality conference, in addition to the collaborative degree program, Kim will no doubt excel in her desired career path.
Bob taught the NYS Agent's and Broker's required licensing course at Tompkins Cortland Community College, Personal Finance at Ithaca College and continues to lecture in Ezra Cornell's business course at Cornell University.