Hopkins Classical School

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The Hopkins Classical School (1839-1854) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was a secondary school located near the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Dana Street.[1] It received financial support from the bequest of Edward Hopkins.[2][3][4] Staff included John Benjamin Henck.[5] Students included George Martin Lane,[6] William C. Lovering, James Mills Peirce,[7] George D. Robinson,[8] and William Robert Ware.[9]

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  1. ^ Massachusetts Daughters of the American Revolution, Hannah Winthrop chapter, Cambridge. (1907), An historic guide to Cambridge, Cambridge, Mass, OCLC 3292475 
  2. ^ History of the Hopkins fund, grammar school and academy, in Hadley, Mass. The Amherst record press, 1890
  3. ^ Charles Pickering Bowditch. An account of the trust administered by the trustees of the Charity of Edward Hopkins. University Press, 1889
  4. ^ Harvard Univ. Records of the Trustees of the Charity of Edward Hopkins, 1700-1983.
  5. ^ Lamb's biographical dictionary of the United States. 1901
  6. ^ Goodwin. Memoir of George Martin Lane. Transactions of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1899
  7. ^ National cyclopedia of American biography. 1910
  8. ^ Political register and congressional directory: a statistical record of the federal officials, legislative, executive, and judicial, of the United States of America, 1776-1878. Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1878
  9. ^ Universities and their sons. R. Herndon company, 1899