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  2. Dutch West India Company - Wikipedia

    The Dutch West India Company ( Dutch: Geoctrooieerde Westindische Compagnie, or GWC; Dutch pronunciation: [ɣəʔɔktroːˈjeːrdə ʋɛstˈɪndisə kɔmpɑˈɲi]; English: Chartered West India Company) was a chartered company of Dutch merchants as well as foreign investors. Among its founders was Willem Usselincx (1567–1647) and Jessé de ...

  3. Grand Central Terminal - Wikipedia

    Designated. August 2, 1967 (facade) September 23, 1980 (interior) Reference no. 0266 (facade) 1099 (interior) Grand Central Terminal ( GCT; also referred to as Grand Central Station or simply as Grand Central) is a commuter rail terminal located at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

  4. All Elite Wrestling - Wikipedia

    All Elite Wrestling, LLC, operating as All Elite Wrestling (AEW), is an American professional wrestling promotion based in Jacksonville, Florida. It is considered the second largest wrestling promotion in the United States behind WWE. AEW is owned by Shahid Khan and his son Tony, who founded the company in 2019; in-ring performers Matt and Nick ...

  5. University of Virginia - Wikipedia

    Jefferson was intimately involved in the university to the end, hosting Sunday dinners at his Monticello home for faculty and students until his death. Jefferson viewed the university's foundation as having such great importance and potential that he counted it among his greatest accomplishments and insisted his grave mention only his status as author of the Declaration of Independence and ...

  6. New York University - Wikipedia

    Website. www .nyu .edu. New York University ( NYU) is a private research university in New York City. Chartered in 1831 by the New York State Legislature, NYU was founded by a group of New Yorkers led by then- Secretary of the Treasury Albert Gallatin.

  7. Emory University - Wikipedia

    www .emory .edu. Emory University is a private research university in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 1836 as "Emory College" by the Methodist Episcopal Church and named in honor of Methodist bishop John Emory, Emory is the second-oldest private institution of higher education in Georgia (after Mercer University, founded in 1833).

  8. Haverford College - Wikipedia

    Haverford College ( / ˈhævərfərd / HAV-ər-fərd) is a private liberal arts college in Haverford, Pennsylvania. It was founded as a men's college in 1833 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), began accepting non-Quakers in 1849, and became coeducational in 1980. The college offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science ...

  9. University of South Florida - Wikipedia

    The University of South Florida ( USF) is a public research university with its main campus located in Tampa, Florida; and other campuses in St. Petersburg and Sarasota. It is one of 12 members of the State University System of Florida. USF is home to 14 colleges, offering more than 200 undergraduate majors as well as graduate, specialist, and ...