Whether there were African American students who entered and left before graduation is unknown, but the account of Class Day in the "Providence Journal" in 1877 stated, "Mr.African Americans
Between 1877 and 1912, Brown graduated five black men who were to become presidents of black colleges, who thus passed their education on to innumerable others.African Americans
Inman Page 1877 was president of Oklahoma’s Agricultural and Normal University, Western Baptist College in Missouri, Roger Williams University in Tennessee, and Lincoln University in Missouri.African Americans
Two brothers, Henry L. Aldrich 1876 and Charles T. Aldrich 1877, were there to hear the field named for them.Aldrich Field
In 1877-78 an elective course in the history of architecture was offered to the seniors by Professor Diman.Art
The first known was Sau-Ahbrah 1877 from Henthada, Burma, who was a Karen convert sent to Brown with the expectation that he would return to Burma as a Christian missionary.Asians
He came in the company of Willis Thomas 1877, the son of Benjamin C. Thomas 1847, who had as an undergraduate heard Adoniram Judson1807 speak at Brown and decided that he also would become a missionary to Burma.Asians
Arthur Mangun Banta (1877-1946), professor of biology, was born in Greenwood, Indiana, on December 31, 1877.Banta, Arthur M.
The appointments of John Whipple Potter Jenks as professor of agricultural zoology in 1874 in accordance with the requirements of the Morrill Act, of William Whitman Bailey as instructor in botany in 1877, and of Alpheus Spring Packard as professor of zoology and geology in 1878 made it possible for Parsons finally to devote his course to human anatomy and physiology.Biology
In the late winter or early spring of 1877 at Rowland Hazard’s house at 45 Williams Street, where Professor Blake was living, there was a demonstration of the telephone by Blake with William Ely assisting.Blake, Eli Whitney
In 1868James R. Boise was appointed to the same post at the University of Chicago, and in 1877 he became professor of New Testament Interpretation at the Baptist Union Theological Seminary.Boise, James R.
In February 1877 the "Brunonian" announced, "Mr. W. W. Bailey of the class of ’64, has very kindly volunteered to give some lectures preparatory to the course in Field Botany ...Botany
The Pembroke athletic field was acquired through the bequest of Charles T. Aldrich 1877 and Henry L. Aldrich 1876 of their estate which occupied the block bordered by Meeting, Hope, Cushing and Brook Streets.Campus
In 1877 Charles V. Chapin went to New York to study at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and then at Bellevue Hospital Medical College, New York University, where he received his M.D. degree in 1879.Chapin, Charles V.
Inman Page 1877, one of first black graduates, was president of Lincoln University, Oklahoma Agricultural and Normal University, Western Baptist College, and Roger Williams University.College and University Presidents
The school Robinson envisioned was not established at Brown, but the founding of the Rhode Island School of Design in 1877 provided some of the subjects, and there were new offerings in physiology, botany, and astronomy at Brown.Curriculum
These were a convalescence from a sprained ankle suffered from a fall from a ladder in the library in 1857, a few days of absence when his son died in 1876, and a visit to England and Scotland in 1877 when Reuben A. Guild attended the International Conference of Librarians in London.Guild, Reuben A.
In 1877-78 Diman added an elective course for seniors in the history of architecture.History
Brown won the opening game, 33-30, and the first balls were thrown out, one to captain John Heffernan ’28 and one to the Harvard captain, by Henry L. Aldrich 1876 and Charles T. Aldrich 1877, whose generosity had made possible the acquisition of the site for the gymnasium and the adjacent playing fields.Marvel Gymnasium
Pembroke Field, bounded by Hope, Meeting, Brook, and Cushing Streets, was formerly the estate of Charles T. Aldrich 1877 and Henry L. Aldrich 1876, received through their bequest and dedicated on October 24, 1936.Pembroke Field
Blake was hampered by the lack of facilities, but finally reported in 1877, "The Physical laboratory was thrown open to students this year."Physics
In his report for 1877-78, Jenks was happy to report that "the recent introduction of Pawtuxet water to the skeletonizing Laboratory in the attic of Rhode Island Hall removes a hitherto insurmountable obstacle to efficient work in the osteological department of the Museum."Rhode Island Hall
The School of Design had been founded in 1877 by a group of women, including Miss Sarah Doyle, with $1,675 left over from the funds of the Women’s Centennial Commission of Rhode Island.Rhode Island School of Design
The next year the Class of 1877 crew went to Saratoga Springs, but did not finish the race.Rowing
In 1877 tuition was raised to $100 per year.Tuition
Winslow Upton was employed for a short time at the Harvard College Observatory, going from there to the observatory of the University of Cincinnati, and earning a master’s degree in 1877.Upton, Winslow
Alonzo Williams was appointed professor of modern languages at Brown in 1876, and began his duties in 1877 after a year of study in Berlin, Leipzig, and Paris.Williams, Alonzo