Middlebury College is founded with the purpose of training young men from Vermont and neighboring states for the ministry and other learned professions of the early 19th century.
A circa 1875 cabinet card photograph shows the Old Chapel building on the campus of Middlebury College.
Hills and Bowers of Burlington, Vermont, via Middlebury College Special Collections
Charter of Middlebury College, 1 November 1800
“Students Appreciate College Charter on Founders’ Day,” Middlebury College News Room, 4 November 2015
Mikaela Taylor & Joseph Watson, “Special Collections and Archives Celebrates Founders’ Day,” Middlebury Special Collections, 30 October 2015
“Will Exhibit Old Charter, Middlebury to Display Document, Dated 1800, for First Time,” New York Times, 30 May 1937