The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A well-equipped university at New Haven, Connecticut, U.S., founded in 1701, which derives its name from Elihu Yale, a Boston man, and which was given to it in recognition of his benefactions; it occupies a square in the heart of the city, has a staff of 70 professors, besides tutors and lecturers, also 1200 students, and a library of 200,000 volumes; the faculties include arts, medicine, law, theology, fine arts, and music, while the course of study extends over four years.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Yale University'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/y/yale-university.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.