When Sayles Hall was built, the baseball team had an on-site training facilityin its basement, which was in 1889, according to the "Brunonian," improved by "the construction of a narrow track around the sides of the basement floor to the north of the batting cage.Baseball
In 1889 the course was restored to the junior year, and after Edmund B. Delabarre began to teach psychology in 1892, Chapin was able to drop the teaching of the nervous system.Biology
Ralph Mason Blake (1889-1950), professor of philosophy, was born in Greenfield, Massachusetts, on July 19, 1889.Blake, Ralph M.
Leighton Teeterick Bohl (1889-1971), professor of engineering, was born in Osceolo, Ohio, on July 23, 1889.Bohl, Leighton T.
An advanced course in botany for juniors was introduced in 1889-90.Botany
In Robinson’s last year, 1888-1889, there were fourteen professors, two assistant professors, and six instructors.Faculty
There were no games between 1886 and 1889, when Brown might have made use of a student named John Heisman 1891, who stayed for only two years.Football
With Lindsey as captain-coach, Brown played four games in 1889, defeating the Pawtucket Cricket Club and Tufts and losing to M.I.T. and the Boston Athletic Association.Football
After these room were destroyed by fire in 1889, the chapter moved to a school house on Benefit Street, then to Caswell Hall in 1903, to temporary quarters on North Main Street, and in 1907 into the house at 65 College Street, which the chapter had acquired in 1905.Fraternities
Phi Delta Theta (Rhode Island Alpha chapter) owed its beginning in February 1889 to some members of the senior class who got together to thwart the plans of several fraternities who expected to gain all the offices of the senior class for themselves.Fraternities
Phi Kappa was founded in September 1889 as a fraternity for Catholic students by thirteen men (all but two of the Catholic students at Brown), who would not have been welcome in the established fraternities.Fraternities
William Gammell (1812-1889), professor of rhetoric, history and political economy, was born in Medfield, Massachusetts, on February 10, 1812, the son of a Baptist clergyman who was also a trustee of the University.Gammell, William
William Gammell died in Providence on April 3, 1889, and left to the University a bequest of $10,000 for the purchase of books relating to United States history.Gammell, William
Robert Hudson George (1889-1979), professor of history, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on December 25, 1889.George, Robert H.
The first graduate degrees were awarded to Austen K. DeBlois and George Grafton Wilson 1886, both of whom received the Master of Arts degree in 1888 and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1889, DeBlois in philosophy and psychology and Wilson in history and political science.Graduate School
In 1889-90 the Brown University Historical and Economic Association gave two series of public lectures in Manning Hall, presenting such speakers as Woodrow Wilson, Francis Wayland1846, and Edward Everett Hale.History
Walter Samuel Hunter (1889-1954), professor of psychology, was born in Decatur, Illinois, on March 22, 1889.Hunter, Walter S.
Keen was professor of artistic anatomy at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts from 1876 to 1890, professor of surgery at the Women’s Medical College from 1884 to 1889, and professor of surgery at Jefferson Medical College from 1889 to 1907.Keen, William Williams
At the dedication, Ladd recalled, "Becoming a resident of Rhode Island, my attention was drawn to Brown University, and my interest aroused in it; and when, at the Alumni dinner of 1889, in reply to a question as to what the university most needed, I was informed ‘an observatory,’ and, as circumstances seemed fitting, I determined to make the promise, which was at that time announced."Ladd Observatory
In 1889 two and one-half additional acres adjoining the property were added, having been acquired by a mortgage foreclosure, and came to Brown through the efforts of former Chancellor William Goddard, who had purchased it either in his own name or as an agent of the University.Metcalf Botanical Garden
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 two course offerings in 1889 were, in the first term, "The Constitutions of European and American States, together with a history of their internal politics during recent years," and, in the second term, "History of Law, and International Law, together with the history of the external relations of European and American States during recent years."Political Science
In 1889-90 the senior class heard a series of lectures on law by local lawyers.Political Science
The sixteen presidents have been: The inauguration of President Andrews took place at the first chapel service of the academic year at 8:30 A.M. on Wednesday, September 18, 1889.President
On May 2, 1888, on a motion by Charles G. Hartsock 1889, a committee was formed to consider maintaining a missionary.Religious Societies
In his letter to the Corporation on March 20, 1889, Ezekiel Gilman Robinson wrote, "I am now the more ready to retire, because the prospects of the University have at no time since my connection with it been so encouraging as they now are, and because it is now in a condition from which, under wise guidance and with such changes as in due course of events will necessarily come, it can rapidly advance to a measure of usefulness not hitherto attainable."Robinson, Ezekiel Gilman
Walter Henry Snell (1889-1980), professor of botany, was born in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, on May 19, 1889.Snell, Walter H.
Louis F. Snow graduated from Brown in 1887 with a degree of bachelor of philosophy, after which he earned a bachelor of arts degree and a master of arts degree from Harvard in 1889 and 1890.Snow, Louis F.
Hovey was second in the singles at the intercollegiate tournament in New Haven in 1889.Tennis
In 1889 all departments of the university were located in Berkeley, except for the professional schools in San Francisco.Wheeler, Benjamin Ide
In 1889 Alonzo Williams was made chairman of the committee on graduate students, and he managed graduate affairs for the remainder of his life.Williams, Alonzo