Andrews left Denison in 1879, possibly because his liberal ideas irritated the trustees, although he remained a trustee until 1892.Andrews, Elisha Benjamin
In 1879 President Hayes sent him to China to secure the ratification of treaties limiting Chinese emigration to the United States.Angell, James Burrill
Sau-Ahbrah left Brown after his junior year, graduated from Newton Theological Institution in 1879, and received an M.D. degree from Jefferson Medical College in 1882.Asians
Another field day was held on May 22, 1879 after several postponements caused by inclement weather, with the result that, according to the "Brunonian," "the attendance was diminished from a probable two thousand to six or seven hundred."Athletics
Carl Barus spent two years at Columbia studying mining engineering, but was lured away by the attraction of pure science to Würzberg, where he studied under F. W. G. Kohlrausch and earned his Ph.D. degree, "summa cum laude," in 1879 for his dissertation on the relations of hardness of steel to its electrical and thermoelectric properties and its magnetization.Barus, Carl
In the 1879 season Richmond had led the Brown team to a college championship, won in the last minutes of the final game with Yale.Baseball
The "Brunonian" was revived in 1868, first as a quarterly, increasing to six numbers in 1870, appearing every third Saturday in 1874, and eventually becoming biweekly in 1879.Brunonian
The principal’s daughter, however, took an interest in Hermon and tutored him in languages, so that he was able to enter Brown in 1879, probably assisted in his admission by Deacon Joseph C. Hartshorn, his father’s friend, who was also a member of the Brown Corporation.Bumpus, Hermon Carey
The campus in the 1870s is well described in "The Old Back Campus at Brown" by Walter Lee Munro 1879.Campus
In 1877Charles 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.
On January 12, 1879 during the week of his twentieth birthday he wrote a twenty-page letter to his father, full of memories of past problems and uncertainty about the future: When the beloved president known to students as "Prexy" and "Willie Horse Power Faunce" retired in 1929 at the age of seventy, the Corporation wanted to provide a residence for him, and $40,000 was contributed by five friends to acquire the house at 41 Lloyd Avenue where he lived until his death on January 31, 1930.Faunce, William H. P.
There they found the Amherst team more up-to-date in jersey uniforms, which Brown captain Alfred U. Eddy 1879 recalls, enabled them "to dash up and down the field without encumbrance, and when our men got hold of an opposing runner, the jersey stretched and he either pulled away completely or added four or five yards to his journey."Football
After the war, according to an article by Lucien E. Taylor 1895 in the "Brunonian," "the Charge survived, under discouraging circumstances till 1879, when preferring non-existence to a lower standard, it surrendered its charter."Fraternities
His own post-graduate lectures given in 1878-79 and 1879-80 had been replaced the next year by a course of lectures on a variety of subjects, also open to the public, taught by six faculty members.Graduate School
After graduation in 1879, unable to finance graduate study in Germany as he had hoped, he taught Latin and history in the high school in Worcester, Massachusetts, and then went on to the newly founded Johns Hopkins University to study with Herbert B. Adams and to earn the first doctorate in history from that institution in 1882.Jameson, John Franklin
According to Walter Lee Munro 1879, "What he (Jenks) didn’t know about agriculture would fill a library, but his colleagues knew even less, so, as under the conditions of the land grant for educational purposes from the Federal Government, it was necessary to have a course in agriculture, Professor Jenks was selected to fill the chair."Jenks, John Whipple Potter
John Whipple Potter Jenks stayed on the job until his death on September 26, 1894, the particulars of which are described by Walter Lee Munro 1879:Jenks, John Whipple Potter
Waldo Gifford Leland (1879-1966), historian, was born in Newton, Massachusetts, on July 17, 1879.Leland, Waldo G.
A baseball feat of Munro’s, fondly recounted by his brother, Walter Lee Munro 1879 in "The Old Back Campus at Brown," took place on the ball field on what is now the Middle Campus, when Wilfred Munro hit a foul fly ball to right field and broke all eight panes of a window in University Hall.Munro, Wilfred H.
After college, Munro taught at De Veaux College in Niagara Falls, was associate principal of St. Mark’s School in Salt Lake City in 1871, spent some time in Central and South America, was principal of the Academic Institute in Le Roy, New York, from 1875 to 1879, and returned to De Veaux College as president from 1881 to 1889.Munro, Wilfred H.
The events were a rope pull between the Classes of 1879 and 1880, the standing broad jump, the running broad jump, the standing high jump, the running high jump, the shot put, the hundred yards dash, the three-legged race, the wheelbarrow race, and the base ball throw.Track
From May 1878 to September 1879 Winslow Upton was a member of the staff of the Harvard Observatory, which experience was the inspiration for a skit, "The Observatory Pinafore, (obviously a parody on a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta), which included such lines as:Fifty years later this work came to light and was performed on December 31, 1929 at a meeting of the American Astronomical Association, to the delight of its audience."Upton, Winslow