Thomas Baird Appleget (1893-1982), vice-president of the University from 1949 to 1959, was born in Hightstown, New Jersey, on January 16, 1893.Appleget, Thomas B.
At the request of Professor Poland, Professor Benjamin F. Clarke gave a course of lectures in 1893 on "Architecture, its History and Construction."Art
From 1893 to 1895Carl Barus was a physicist at the Smithsonian Institution, where he assisted Samuel Langley in his experiments with flying machines.Barus, Carl
Baseball revived in the early 1890s with Fred Woodcock 1891 and Frank Sexton 1893 pitching and Fred Tenney 1894 as catcher.Baseball
Several of the players of the 1890s went on to play major league ball, Woodcock with Pittsburgh, Sexton, Tenney, and outfielder John "Daff" Gammons 1893 with the Boston Nationals, Thomas Dowd 1893 with the Washington Senators, and William Lauder 1898 with the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Giants.Baseball
The secret planning for the paper was actually begun about a month earlier by Ted Baylies 1895 and George Hunter 1893, who, as readers of the Harvard "Crimson" and the "Yale Daily News" were convinced that they could put out a daily newspaper at Brown.BDH Brown Daily Herald
They enlisted the help of John 1893 and Edward Casey 1893, who were putting themselves through college in their printing shop at the foot of College Hill.BDH Brown Daily Herald
Baylies and Steve Hopkins 1893 rounded up advertising for the whole year to insure the financial soundness of their proposed venture.BDH Brown Daily Herald
George W. Benedict graduated in 1893 from the University of Vermont, where his maternal grandfather had been president and his paternal grandfather professor of natural sciences and acting president.Benedict, George W.
When Bumpus went abroad in 1893, George W. Field 1887, who had recently received his Ph.D. degree from Johns Hopkins, was appointed to take his place with the title of Associate Professor of Cellular Biology.Biology
Winthrop J. V. Osterhout 1893 was instructor in the department from 1893 to 1895, and Haven Metcalf 1896 from 1896 to 1899.Botany
Also admitted to pages were the newly arrived women students, and in 1893-94 the name of Mary Emma Woolley1894 appeared in the list of editors (although she was not included in their photograph).Brown Magazine
A volume entitled "Brown Verse," containing selections from verse published in the "Brunonian," was compiled and published by the Brunonian Board of 1893-94.Brunonian
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
In 1893 Clarke’s title was changed to professor of mechanical engineering, an appointment he held until 1908.Engineering
By 1893 there were so many students of drawing that they worked in the east end of Sayles Hall, in the Psychology Laboratory, and even in the boxing room of the Gymnasium.Engineering
William D. Mount was assistant professor of mechanical engineering for one year in 1893-94.Engineering
The coaches and their records (assuming that the early coaches were there for the whole season, which may or may not have been so) were: Mr. Howland (4-5-1) in 1892; William Odlin (6-3-0) in 1893; Mr. Norton (10-5-0) in 1894; Wallace Moyle (18-15-2) from 1895 to 1897; Edward North Robinson (140-82-12) in his three times as coach from 1898 to 1901, from 1904 to 1907, and from 1910 to 1925; John A. Gammons (17-10-2) in 1902, 1908, and 1909; David Fultz (5-4-1) in 1903; DeOrmond "Tuss" McLaughry (76-58-5) from 1926 to 1940; J. Neil "Skip" Stahley (14-11-0) from 1941 to 1943; Charles A.Football
In 1893 Psi Upsilon became the first fraternity to have its own house.Fraternities
Henry Ames Barker 1893 was the author, with A. E. Thomas 1894, of a play, "In Colony Times," for the sesquicentennial celebration of the University in 1914.Gardner House
On February 22 a team lead by Malcolm Chace 1896 and Alexander Meiklejohn 1893 (who had already graduated) played two twenty-minute halves against the Cambridge Polo Team, composed of mostly of Harvard men and considered the champion amateur team of Massachusetts, at the Ten Mile River and won 4-0.Hockey
The United States team members included Brown men Byron Watson 1897, William Jones 1896, George Matteson 1896, and Alexander Meiklejohn 1893, then a graduate student, Yale men A. C. Foote and Malcolm Chace (who had transferred from Brown to Yale in 1894), F. H. Clarkson of Harvard, and Billy Larned of Columbia.Hockey
Desperate for money to pay his debts and continue his education, Hope went to Chicago in 1893, hoping for a job at the World’s Fair, but settling for employment at the Hotel Lexington.Hope, John
In his reminiscences of Andrews written in 1935, Strauss wrote: Graduating at the same time as Strauss was Jacob Hayman, who came from Russia and entered Brown as a senior in 1893 after first studying at the University of Vermont.Jews
In 1893 Harry Lyman Koopman received a master of arts degree from Harvard and was appointed Librarian of Brown University, a position from which he retired thirty-seven years later.Koopman, Harry Lyman
In 1893 Charles A. Kraus went to the University of Kansas, where he studied electrical engineering and took his only formal chemistry course in his freshman year.Kraus, Charles A.
In 1893 the University purchased two lots which extended the eastern boundary of the property.Ladd Observatory
From 1893 to 1973Ladd Observatory provided time signals, first to the Rhode Island Electric Protective Company, which distributed them throughout the state, then in 1906 to the local fire stations.Ladd Observatory
From 1893 to 1908 Manning offered courses in higher mathematics never previously available at Brown, courses with names like "Theory of functions: algebraic functions, Riemann surfaces, and Abelian functions," "Substitutions and transformation groups," and "Quaternions, non-Euclidean geometry, and hyperspace."Manning, Henry P.
A course in political theory was introduced in 1893, followed by a course in diplomacy in 1894-95, one in current political theory and practice in 1895-96, and one in municipal functions in 1897.Political Science
Notice of its existence and restated purpose are found in the "Students’ Hand-Book" in 1893: "The Bishop Seabury Association has been established and is maintained to meet the needs of those students who are accustomed to the ritual of the Protestant Episcopal Church.Religious Societies
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. (1874-1960) came to Brown in the fall of 1893 on the advice of a young minister at the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, William Herbert Perry Faunce, later president of Brown, who recommended the college for its advantages of small classes, contact with professors, the inspiration of President E. B. Andrews, and the fact that "Providence is more healthful than New Haven."Rockefeller, John D., Jr.
Alpha Beta Fraternity was established in 1893 "to promote the mental and moral development of its members and to further social intercourse."Sororities
Charles Arthur Stuart (1893-1962), professor of biology, was born in Lyon Mountain in northern New York on May 26, 1893.Stuart, Charles A.
Fred Hovey 1890, a future national champion who won the U.S. Doubles in 1893 and 1894 and the U.S. Singles in 1895, won the college championship in 1887 and successfully defended it against William R. Weeden 1891, the winner of the 1888 tournament.Tennis
J. D. E. Jones 1893 represented Brown at the intercollegiates for two years, but, like Hovey, his tennis career was at its best after college, when he won five Rhode Island state singles and five doubles titles and reached the semi-finals at the national tournament at the Newport Casino in 1906.Tennis
In the intercollegiate tournament in 1893 Brown took firsts in both the singles and doubles, the former won by Malcolm Chace 1896, and the latter by Chace and Clarence Budlong 1897, a freshman who had won the interscholastic singles of the United States while he was in high school.Tennis
Frederick Neale Tompkins (1893-1978), professor of electrical engineering, was born in Providence on September 30, 1893.Tompkins, Frederick N.
Ed Weeks 1893 won the 25-yard dash and Everett A. Bowen 1892 the 600.Track
Frank Sexton 1893 won the mile "walk" in 8 minutes 8 seconds, and G. N. Richmond 1892 won the mile in 5:35.Track
In his 1893 report Munro stated that "except in the Laboratory Courses, the examination is not likely to play a very conspicuous part in University Extension in America.... the great American public has no desire again to undergo these afflictions of student days.University Extension
In the spring of 1917 the the Reserve Officers Training Corps, which had been informally organized under Colonel Archibald C. Matteson 1893, was recognized by the War Department and placed under Major Charles W. Abbot, USA retired, who was given the title of Professor of Military Science and Tactics.World War I