Jasper Adams (1793-1841), professor of mathematics and natural philosophy, was born in East Medway, Massachusetts, August 27, 1793, prepared for college with Rev. Luther Wright, and graduated from Brown in 1815.Adams, Jasper
Jasper Adams served as chaplain and professor of geography, history, and ethics at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point from 1838 to 1840, and then had charge of a seminary in Pendleton, S. C. for a brief time before his death on October 25, 1841.Adams, Jasper
Elisha Bartlett taught in nine schools, his appointments being professor of pathological anatomy and materia medica at the Berkshire Medical Institute in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1832, professor at Dartmouth in 1839, professor of the theory and practice of medicine at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky in 1841 and at the University of Maryland in 1844, professor of materia medica and obstetrics at Vermont Medical College in 1844 (he taught a course for thirteen weeks each year until 1854), and professor of the theory and practice of medicine at the University of Louisville in March 1849 for one session only, after which he went to the University of New York.Bartlett, Elisha
John Brown Francis 1818 (1841-1854) was Governor of Rhode Island and a United States Senator.Chancellors
Charles T. Congdon 1841 wrote in his "Reminiscences:" Living abroad was what appealed to Elton.Elton, Romeo
The will of Nicholas Brown 1786, who died in 1841, had instructed that half of the net income from certain properties should be made available to the University and that these funds be used, with the advice of the Warren Education Society, to aid "deserving young men in obtaining their education while members of said University."Financial aid
When Delta Phi began to pledge freshmen, Alpha Delta Phi, rather than seek their members from among the freshmen or from upper classes already picked over by Delta Phi, chose to cease the initiation of new members after January 1839, and went out of existence at Commencement in 1841, when all its members had graduated.Fraternities
In 1841 the Joint Library Committee at Brown employed him "to make out a new and improved Catalogue of the University Library, and superintend the printing of the same; and that during the period in which Charles C. Jewett shall be so occupied, he be charged with the ordinary duties of Librarian."Jewett, Charles C.
John Carter Brown had already begun to buy books on travel and history in his student days, and in 1841 had inherited the family library from his father.John Carter Brown Library
Beginning in 1841, the two societies held a joint celebration, at which members were distinguished by the wearing of a blue ribbon by the Philermenians and a white ribbon by the United Brothers.Philermenian Society
It held its own exercises until 1841, when the United Brothers and the Philermenians began to have a joint celebration, at which the Brothers wore white ribbons to distinguish them from the Philermenians.United Brothers
After a succession of schoolmasters, many of whom served for only a year or two, in 1845 Henry S. Frieze 1841 and Merrick Lyon 1841 joined in the operation of the school.University Grammar School
Lester Frank Ward (1841-1913), called the "father of American sociology," was born in Joliet, Illinois, on June 18, 1841, the youngest of ten children.Ward, Lester F.
When the Dorr Rebellion broke out in Rhode Island, Wayland supported the extension of suffrage to non-landowners which Thomas W. Dorr represented, but did not support Dorr, who had been elected governor under the Constitution of the People’s Party formed in 1841, contending that the cause, though good, did not justify the overthrow of the legally constituted government and the attempt to impose the will of a doubtful majority.Wayland, Francis