The Alumnae Association began in 1900, when by invitation of the Class of 1899 of the Women’s College the first association of women graduates of Brown was formed and named the Andrews Association in honor of E. Benjamin Andrews.Alumnae Association
George W. Benedict received his master’s degree from Harvard in 1897 and his Ph.D., also from Harvard, in 1899, his dissertation being a study of Sir Kay, seneschal of King Arthur’s court.Benedict, George W.
Contributors who later pursued literary careers were editor Henry Robinson Palmer 1890, pageant writer William Chauncy Langdon 1892, editor and dramatist Albert Ellsworth Thomas 1894, professor and author Dallas Lore Sharp 1895, and newspaperman F. Severance Johnson 1899.Brown Magazine
In 1899 the Cammarian Club came to the rescue in mediating the altercation which resulted after the local firemen arrived at a bonfire after the Princeton baseball game and had their hose destroyed by the students.Cammarian Club
The Dean of the University was an office established by the Advisory and Executive Committee in December 1899 to relieve the president of routine and disciplinary work.Dean
Additions to the department in the early part of the twentieth century were Arthur H. Blanchard, who taught civil engineering from 1899 to 1910, Ansel Brooks, who taught mechanical drawing from 1903 to 1920, and Leighton T. Bohl, who taught civil engineering from 1913 to 1955.Engineering
He entered Brown in 1899, following the footsteps of his father, Judson W. Hastings 1876, who had not planned to go to college at all, but had been persuaded by his principal at Suffield Academy, who was E. Benjamin Andrews 1870, later president of Brown.Hastings, William T.
Wilfred H. Munro was appointed the first director of University Extension in 1890-91, and, as he was traveling in Europe at the time of his appointment, he was able to study methods used in England before he initiated the extension program, which he continued to direct until 1899.Munro, Wilfred H.
The course in elementary law was taken over by Chester W. Barrows from 1899 until 1903, and then taught by William W. Moss until 1904, when the course, which had become a pre-law school course, was discontinued.Political Science
A year later it was already called the "old Presidential Mansion," when it was fixed up to provide temporary housing for students who had been displaced by the fire in Maxcy Hall on February 9, 1899.President’s House
Alonzo Wallace Quinn (1899-1977), professor of geology, was born in Halltown, Missouri, on May 28, 1899.Quinn, Alonzo W.
First came the classes of 1870 through 1899 in caps and gowns of white and brown, then the classes of 1900 through 1905 in the Puritan garb of the first settlers of Providence, followed by the classes of 1906 through 1908 as Quakers in gray.Sesquicentennial celebration
During his last European trip in 1899-90 Alonzo Williams went to Leipzig for what he termed "a little private work in Old Norse with Prof. Mogk," and wrote in the January 1901 "Brown Alumni Monthly," "I never put in four months sterner work, and I’ll never do it again, in vacation."Williams, Alonzo
On his departure from Providence, Winship was honored by his literary colleagues, Herbert O. Brigham 1899, Howard M. Chapin ’08, William Eaton Foster 1873, and Harry Lyman Koopman, at a dinner at the University Club.Winship, George Parker
Years later Mary Emma Woolley wrote an account of her coming to Brown as one of the first women students: She taught in the Biblical Literature Department at Wellesley College, beginning as instructor in 1895 and advancing to professor in 1899.Woolley, Mary Emma