The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. Often the criteria that define a date of establishment or founding are ill-defined—or more specifically, are ill-defined in general, although each institution tends to adopt a rather rigid definition of its own date of establishment.
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... Ultimately an established date of an institution either is decided upon as an internal matter by that institution or is decided for that institution by a normative higher ... institutions falling into a particular type of similar institutions, if the date of establishment is not decided by the same authority using the same criteria variations in the ...
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“Until I was twenty-five, I had no development at all. From my twenty-fifth year I date my life. Three weeks have scarcely passed, at any time between then and now, that I have not unfolded within myself. But I feel that I am now come to the inmost leaf of the bulb, and that shortly the flower must fall to the mould.”
—Herman Melville (18191891)