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Tulane University

History

  • Tulane University was established as the Medical College of Louisiana in 1834, partly in response to the fears of smallpox, yellow fever and cholera in America.
  • The college became a private university and was re-named Tulane in 1884 in honour of benefactor Paul Tulane, a wealthy merchant.  
  • In 1886, the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College was founded for women as part of the university. 

Address

Tulane University, 6823 St Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118, United States