Since the first payment on the sale of the land was due in 1866 and the deadline for establishing the agricultural department was July 1867, Professor George Ide Chace, president "ad interim" after the resignation of Barnas Sears, arranged a program of courses from the existing curriculum, which was printed in the annual catalogue.Agricultural lands
While working at M.I.T. in 1867, Bailey heard that Clarence King, heading the U. S. Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel, was looking for a botanist to join the expedition.Bailey, William Whitman
Clarence Augustus Barbour (1867-1937), tenth president of Brown University, was born in Hartford, Connecticut on April 21, 1867.Barbour, Clarence A.
In 1865 Dr. Parsons began teaching the course, apparently by some informal arrangement at first, as he was formally appointed "Lecturer in Physiology" only in 1867, when Chace became acting president.Biology
By 1867 the "Brown Paper" had doubled in size, but the next year the appearance of a new magazine, the "Brunonian," provided literary articles and college news on a more frequent basis, and the "Brown Paper" reverted to its original size, and in December 1869 was superseded by the first yearbook, "Liber Brunensis" of the Class of 1870.Brown Paper
George Ide Chace served as president "ad interim" for six months after the resignation of PresidentBarnas Sears in 1867, adding the teaching of metaphysics and ethics to his regular classes, and was thought by many to be the best choice to succeed Sears.Chace, George Ide
When Henry V. A. Joslin 1867 was chief marshal for 27 years in 1916, his aides presented him with a loving cup in honor of his long and efficient services.Commencement
Hammer and Tongs, producer of skits and light operettas for the benefit of athletics, began in 1867, and after a brief hiatus in 1892 and 1893 when the Brown Operatic Club took its place, revived for a few years, and was replaced by Sock and Buskin, the Brown dramatic society, in 1901.Dramatics
Albert Gorton Greene held the first office until the year before his death, and the second office until 1857, when he was appointed judge of the court, an office he held until his death in Cleveland on January 3, 1867.Greene, Albert Gorton
The first volume of "The Life of Nathanael Greene," was published in 1867, followed by the second and third volumes in 1871.Greene, George W.
Horatio B. Hackett contributed thirty articles to William Smith’s "Dictionary of the Bible," published in England in 1861-63, and in 1866 began an American edition of Smith’s "Dictionary," which was published between 1867 and 1870.Hackett, Horatio B.
In March 1865John Hay was appointed secretary to the American legation in Paris, where he remained until 1867.Hay, John
In 1867 John Hay went to Vienna as chargé d’affaires, and in 1869 he became secretary of legation in Madrid.Hay, John
The table itself, bequeathed to the University by his daughter in 1867, stands in the John Hay Library near the collection.Library
From 1858 to 1867, while still teaching the senior class and furnishing a substitute for his other classes, he was the principal of a school for young ladies, formerly operated by John Kingsbury1826.Lincoln, John Larkin
Reuben Guild described in his "History of Brown University" in 1867 how the shelves of the library extended from the columns in the middle of the room to the walls forming ten alcoves, and how already extra shelves had been built in every available space.Manning Hall
The style of Messer’s administration was described in "Brown University under the Presidency of Asa Messer, S.T.D., LL.D.," a pamphlet published anonymously in Boston in 1867, but known to be written by Silas Axtell Crane 1823.Messer, Asa
John B. G. Pidge 1866 remembered the new teaching methods in Sears’s classes: The students so loved Sears, that when he left Brown and Providence on September 19, 1867, they formed a procession in order of classes which marched down the hill by his house, and then at the wharf, filed by, each student shaking his president’s hand.Sears, Barnas
There were songs which were inspired by specific occasions at Brown, as the "Boating Song" by Adoniram Brown Judson 1859, a member of the first crew, and "The Water Procession," by Francis E. Bliss 1868 and Francis Lawton 1869, which commemorated the march downtown to get water when the bucket of the college well was removed by the authorities in 1867-68.Songs
The buildings were named for two Brown presidents and seven alumni, among them two Secretaries of State, three professors, a public health superintendent, and the man who led the Housing and Development campaign to finance the Quadrangle: Marcy House for William Learned Marcy 1808, Governor of New York, Secretary of War, and Secretary of State, Olney House for Richard Olney1856, Attorney General and Secretary of State, Goddard House for William Giles Goddard1812, newspaper editor and professor of moral philosophy and belles-lettres, Diman House for Jeremiah Lewis Diman1851, professor of history and political economy, Sears House for Barnas Sears1825, president from 1855 to 1867, Wayland House for Francis Wayland, president from 1827 to 1855, Chapin House for Charles V. Chapin1876, professor of physiology, and superintendent of health in Providence, Harkness House for Albert Harkness1842, professor of Greek, and Buxton House for G. Edward Buxton ’02, chairman of the Housing and Development Campaign which built the Quadrangle.Wriston Quadrangle