Elisha Benjamin Andrews rose to the rank of second lieutenant, and was severely wounded in a battle on the James River on August 24, 1864. Andrews, Elisha Benjamin
Elisha Benjamin Andrews was mustered out of the army in October 1864. Andrews, Elisha Benjamin In 1864
Samuel Stillman Greene was appointed professor of natural history and philosophy. Astronomy
William Whitman Bailey entered Brown with the Class of 1864, became a private in the Tenth Rhode Island Volunteers, and did not finish college. Bailey, William Whitman The
Centennial celebration was held on September 6, 1864, one day before Commencement, with formal exercises in the First Baptist Church. Centennial celebration
George Ide Chace became professor of chemistry and physiology in 1859, professor of geology and physical geography in 1864, and professor of chemistry and geology in 1865. Chace, George Ide In 1864
Jeremiah Lewis Diman was appointed professor of history and political economy at Brown. Diman, Jeremiah Lewis
William Gammell taught history and political economy from 1850 to 1864, followed by J. Lewis Diman from 1864 to 1881. Economics
Samuel Stillman Greene, who had been serving as professor of didactics, became professor of mathematics and civil engineering from 1855 to 1864. Engineering In
1938 the Faculty Club moved to the house at 1 Megee Street, the former home of Zachariah Allen 1813, designed by Alfred Stone and built in 1864, which had become the home of William Ely 1878. Faculty Club The society called "Oudens" of the Class of 1864 is believed to have been such an organization.
Fraternities Delta Upsilon (Brown chapter) began as Gamma Nu in
1860, when several members of the classes of 1863 and 1864, observing the decline of the literary societies at Brown, sought permission to form a new society to provide opportunities for extemporaneous speaking and debate. Fraternities
William Gammell resigned in 1864. Gammell, William The versatile Greene went on to serve as professor of mathematics and civil engineering from
1855 to 1864, and professor of natural philosophy and astronomy from 1864 to 1883, with a change of title to professor of mathematics and astronomy in 1875. Greene, Samuel Stillman
Samuel Stillman Greene was a member of the school committee of Providence for eighteen years, president of the Rhode Island Institution of Instruction from 1856 to 1860, president of the National Teachers’ Association in 1864-65 and president of the American Institute of Instruction in 1869-70. Greene, Samuel Stillman
Reuben A. Guild was the historian of Brown University, keeping scrapbooks of clippings about the University beginning in 1851, and publishing "The Life, Times and Correspondence of James Manning, and the Early History of Brown University" in 1864, " History of Brown University with Illustrative Documents" in 1867, and "The Early History of Brown University" in 1897. Guild, Reuben A. Early in 1864 Hay was named Assistant Adjutant-general in the army and detailed to the White House with the successive ranks of major, lieutenant colonel, and colonel.
Hay, John John Edward Hill (1864-
1934), professor of engineering, was born in New York City on November 9, 1864. Hill, John E.
Nathaniel P. Hill resigned in 1864 and, after studying mining in Colorado and Europe for three years, he organized the Boston and Colorado Smelting Company in 1867. Hill, Nathaniel P. Gammell, retiring in 1864, was succeeded by a former pupil,
Jeremiah Lewis Diman. History
Alexander Lyman Holley published his findings in a valuable text book, "Ordnance and Armament," in 1864. Holley, Alexander Lyman Four sons and a stepson came to Brown University; Adoniram Brown Judson
1859, a physician, Elnathan Judson 1859, a journalist, Edward Judson 1862, a Baptist clergyman, Henry Hall Judson 1864, who left Brown for Williams College, and George Dana Boardman 1852, a Baptist minister. Judson, Adoniram There
William Williams Keen was associated with Dr. S. Weir Mitchell and Dr. George R. Morehouse, with whom he wrote "Gunshot Wounds and Other Injuries of Nerves," published in 1864. Keen, William Williams In 1864
William Williams Keen went to Europe and studied in Paris and Berlin. Keen, William Williams In 1864
James Irving Manatt was a private in the 46th Iowa infantry. Manatt, James Irving The professors of mathematics during the first hundred years included
Benjamin West, who lectured from 1786 to 1798, Asa Messer whose title was professor of mathematics and natural philosophy from 1799 to 1802 and who continued to teach after becoming president in 1802, Jasper Adams from 1819 to 1824, Alva Woods from 1824 to 1828, Alexis Caswell from 1828 to 1863, and Samuel Stillman Greene from 1855 to 1864. Mathematics
Alpheus S. Packard received a bachelor of science degree from the school in 1864. Packard, Alpheus S. In February 1864,
Alpheus S. Packard wrote to his father, "I shall have to defer finishing my medical studies, though I very much want the degree. Packard, Alpheus S. In the summer of
1860 Alpheus S. Packard took part in the Williams College expedition to Labrador, and in 1864 he joined the expedition of marine artist William Bradford. Packard, Alpheus S. Natural
Philosophy was taught by Alexis Caswell from 1828 to 1850, by William Augustus Norton in 1850 and 1851, by Henry Day from 1851 to 1854, again by Caswell from 1855 to 1864. Physics
Samuel Stillman Greene was professor of natural philosophy and astronomy from 1864 to 1883. Physics In the "
Liber Brunensis," beginning in 1901, the list of members of Pi Kappa appears, under this heading, "1864- 1894 Re-Instituted 1900." Pi Kappa The "
Brown Paper" includes in November 1864 and again in November 1865 a society called " Pi Kappa Fraternitas," with a list of members whose names are decidedly fictitious. Pi Kappa
John Hay 1858 wrote many poems, among them "Centennial" for the hundredth anniversary of the University in 1864. Poetry Later
Jeremiah Lewis Diman, professor of history and political economy from 1864 to 1880, included Roman, international, and constitutional law in his history course. Political Science Albert Knight Potter (1864-
1948), professor of English, was born in South Berwick, Maine, on November 2, 1864. Potter, Albert K. Elliott kept this job until 1864, and was succeeded in the position by William Douglas
1839 from 1864 to 1879, Francis W. Douglas 1868 from 1879 to 1884, Gilman P. Robinson 1878 from 1884 to 1889, John C. Stockbridge 1838 from 1889 to 1891, and Frederick T. Guild 1890 from 1891 to 1938. Registrar
Lorenzo Sears graduated from Yale in 1861 and from the General Theological Seminary in New York in 1864. Sears, Lorenzo The title of steward was dropped after Elliott’s retirement in 1864.
Tuition was increased at intervals, reaching $20 in 1801, $36 in 1827, $50 in 1864, and $75 in 1870. Tuition Lester F. Ward was wounded at Chancellorsville and discharged in November 1864. Ward, Lester F.