Encyclopedia Brunoniana


  • Jasper Adams was ordained an Episcopal deacon in 1819 and a priest in 1820.Adams, Jasper
  • The "Catalogue" became a pamphlet publication in 1820.Catalogues
  • That this ideal behavior did not prevail is evident from a letter written by George W. Keely 1824 to his father in June 1820:Commons
  • When it was raised again, it was placed on a base erected by the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association as a memorial to Samuel Gridley Howe 1821, who was surgeon-in-chief of the Greek fleet during the Greek War of Independence, 1820-1829.Flagpole
  • In 1820 Theodore Foster moved back to Providence, apparently having had enough tranquility and desiring the bustling activity that had so rattled his youthful mind as a student.Foster, Theodore
  • Albert Gorton Greene (1802-1867), Brown graduate in 1820, was born on February 10, 1802 in Providence.Greene, Albert Gorton
  • The sophomores were no longer included after the spring of 1820 in what now became the "Junior Exhibition."Junior and Senior Exhibitions
  • The author of "Old Grimes’ was Albert Gorton Greene 1820, whose collection was on his death purchased by Caleb Fiske Harris 1838, and on the death of Harris purchased by Henry Bowen Anthony 1835.Library
  • Albert Gorton Greene 1820 composed an ode for the occasion, as did George Burgess 1826.Manning Hall
  • Jonathan Maxcy (1768-1820), second president of Brown University, was born in Attleboro, Massachusetts on September 2, 1768.Maxcy, Jonathan
  • Jonathan Maxcy died at Columbia on June 4, 1820.Maxcy, Jonathan
  • He had studied medicine with Dr. John Warren of Boston, been a navy surgeon in the War of 1812, earned an M.D. degree at Harvard in 1818, and taught anatomy and surgery at Dartmouth from 1820 to 1822.Medical education
  • In 1820 Parsons was named professor of anatomy and surgery at Dartmouth, and lectured there for a year.Parsons, Usher
  • In a lighter vein, Albert Gorton Greene 1820 wrote "Old Grimes" while he was a student, William M. Thayer 1843 wrote "The Bachelor’s Soliloquy," and Charles M. Sheldon 1883 wrote "I Want to be a Student."Poetry
  • By 1820 the membership of the Society had grown to about thirty.Religious Societies
  • In April 1820 there was a powerful religious revival in Providence, which spread to the students and brought about a prayer meeting attended by the whole student body, the conversion of many, and in February 1821 the formation of the Religious Society of Brown University as a successor to the Praying Society.Religious Societies
  • Following the revival of 1820 and similar revivals in other institutions, the custom of the "Concert of Prayer" or "College Fast" in the colleges began in 1823, and became an annual event celebrated in January or February.Religious Societies
  • From 1813 to 1820 Benjamin Waterhouse was medical superintendent of all military posts in New England.Waterhouse, Benjamin