Cornelius Conway Felton unanimously elected as new President of Harvard University
Cornelius Conway Felton, a graduate and long-time professor of Greek at the Cambridge, Massachusetts institution, was unanimously elected as President of Harvard University. He succeeded the Reverend James Walker, who had resigned, and served till his death in February 1862. (By John Osborne)
Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 64.