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A bunch of Cambridge students popped up to help in their own fashion the State University of Leiden celebrate a hands-across-the-Channel Cambridge Week.

¶ With some expert guidance from Jonathan Routh, a British practical joker, a bunch of Cambridge students popped up in The Netherlands to help in their own fashion the State University of Leiden celebrate a hands-across-the-Channel Cambridge Week. They 1) opened an exhibition of rare Rembrandts and Hobbemas that turned…

Why Leyden Was Closed

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Leyden University was closed after Professor Cleveringa openly protested against the dismissal of Jewish Professor Meyers by the Nazi’s.

How a professor’s heroic speech led to the closing of The Netherlands’ famed 365-year-old University of Leyden was last week revealed by Leydeners in Manhattan who had just received a full report smuggled from their home town.

As reward for their bravery in fighting Spanish rule, William of Orange three…

Royal University Girl

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Miss Louise van Buren alias Crown Princess Juliana will start her academic career at Leyden University.

The learned, scholastic doctors of Leyden University were titillated last week by an announcement that “Mejuffrouw* Louise Van Buren” will began to study at Leyden next September, majoring in Dutch law and literature. Mejuffrow Louise, 18, is not unknown or unbeloved in Leyden. Her great ancestor, William of Orange, founded the…

Birthday

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Leyden University, founded by William of Orange in 1575, celebrated its 350th birthday. Queen Wilhelmina visited Leyden.

In the quaint old town of Leyden, lying midway between The Hague and Haarlem, the lofty tower of the Hooglandsche Kerk looked down upon gala scenes: the university, founded by William of Orange in 1575, was celebrating its 350th birthday.

At one period of the day, Her Majesty Queen Wilhelmina drove…

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