The anthropology course ceased with the death of Packard in 1905.Anthropology
In 1905 the newly organized Athletic Association awarded six "BW" letters to women athletes.Athletics
Barus’s reputation was recognized by the many worldwide honors that came to him – he was a corresponding member of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, an honorary member of the Royal Institution of Great Britain, of the First International Congress of Radiology and Electricity at Brussels in 1905, and of the Physikalisch-Medizinische Sozietät at Erlangen.Barus, Carl
In the United States Carl Barus was a member of the American Philosophical Society, the youngest member ever of the National Academy of Sciences in 1892, the fourth president of the American Physical Society in 1905 and 1906, and a member of the advisory committee on physics in connection with the organization of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.Barus, Carl
The early games were generally low-scoring, with the occasional exception (Brown 60, Massachusetts 8 in 1905).Basketball
Brown’s first winning season came in 1905 with a 12-6 record and Brown’s first victory over Dartmouth, 18-17, in a game in which Oscar Rackle scored 16 points.Basketball
The 1905 team had been accused of receiving money for a game at Wickford.Basketball
In the fall of 1905 the celebration committee decided to have a mascot for the Brown-Dartmouth football game and appointed W. Douglas Swaffield ’06 to obtain a brown bear and to escort it to Springfield.Bear
He was instructor in botany from 1899 to 1905, and assistant professor until 1911.Botany
Bailey retired in 1905, and Collins was replaced as assistant professor in 1911 by Harlan H. York, who had recently earned a Ph.D. degree at Johns Hopkins University, and had been an instructor in botany at the University of Texas from 1906 to 1909.Botany
He was walking with his nurse on the campus when the seniors of the Class of 1905 were posing for a group photograph, and the students placed him in front of President Faunce for the photograph and made him an honorary member of the class.Brown family
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
John (Milton) Hay (1838-1905), secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of State of the United States, was born on October 8, 1838 in a small brick house in Salem, Indiana.Hay, John
The events of the next few years – the end of the Spanish-American War, the "Open Door" policy in China, the Boxer Rebellion, the Russo-Japanese War, the Alaska boundary treaty, and the Panama Canal treaty – all took their toll, and Hay, who had been in ill health for most of this time, died at his summer home on the shore of Lake Sunapee in New Hampshire on July 1, 1905.Hay, John
In 1905-06 John E. Hill was on leave to work for a New York firm on preliminary studies for the sewage disposal plant in Baltimore.Hill, John E.
In 1901, after the death of his mother, he and his brother were taken by their father to live on his grandfather’s farm in Saginaw, Texas, where Walter attended a two-room school until 1905, when he was admitted to the Preparatory School of the Polytechnic College in Fort Worth.Hunter, Walter S.
When William Rainey Harper offered him the chairmanship of the department of history, Jameson left Brown in 1901 for the University of Chicago, where he remained until 1905.Jameson, John Franklin
Another activity of the junior class was the "Junior Cruise," on Narragansett Bay, a rowdy affair which prompted Donald Jackson ’09 to compose a song: Junior Week, which in the beginning started on Monday, began on Wednesday from 1905 until 1910, then on Thursday until 1928, and after that on Friday, as all the activities moved to the weekend.Junior Week
Lida Shaw King was inaugurated as third dean of the Women’s College on October 25, 1905, following the resignation of Anne Crosby Emery.King, Lida Shaw
In "Topics of the Month" in the June 1909 "Brown Alumni Monthly" it was recorded: Lida Shaw King had considerable success in raising the separate funds of the college from $66,031 in 1905 to $358,971 in 1921.King, Lida Shaw
In 1905 Professor Albert D. Mead repeated an appeal for $1,000 for the maintenance of the anatomical and zoological material used in teaching, while he conceded that "the reasonableness of spending money for the dusting and rearranging of the miscellaneous curios of a university junk shop for the gratification of a few straggling sightseers is, we readily admit, not obvious."Museum of Natural History
Alpheus Spring Packard (1839-1905), professor of zoology and geology, was born in Brunswick, Maine, on February 19, 1839.Packard, Alpheus S.
Among Lorenzo Sears's works were "American Literature in the Colonial and National Periods," published in 1902, and "The Makers of American Literature," in 1905.Sears, Lorenzo
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
From 1903 to 1905 Louis F. Snow was secretary-treasurer of the Examiner Company in New York and in 1905-06 he was registrar of Teacher’s College at Columbia.Snow, Louis F.
Women were reported by the "Sepiad" to be playing "baseball" in the fall of 1905.Softball
The other sororities established were Alpha Epsilon chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta, which began as a local society called Tri Kappa, in 1897, Theta Lambda Tau in 1901, Beta Delta Phi for Catholic women in 1903, Gamma Delta in 1903, Zeta Zeta Zeta in 1905, and Kappa chapter of Sigma Kappa in 1908.Sororities
The name did not suit all of the members, so on January 31, 1905, when the club was nearly a year old, it was given its new name, "The Sphinx."Sphinx Club
Trainer Charlie Huggins organized intercollegiate swimming at Brown in 1905-1906, and was its unofficial coach until his death in 1924.Swimming
In 1905 a new board running track, nine feet wide and about fourteen laps to the mile, occupied the space between the Colgate Hoyt Pool and the Thayer Street fence.Track
In 1905 the exterior of the building was renovated through the generosity of Marsden J. Perry.University Hall
The exterior walls had been restored in 1905, but now the crumbling foundation was replaced by a new foundation of steel and concrete hidden by materials suitable to the age of the building.University Hall
In 1905 it was decided to inscribe the stone tablet at the right entrance, which had been left blank for a bulletin board, with an inscription from Cicero selected by Professor Albert Granger Harkness, "Haec studia adolescentium alunt, senectutem oblectant, secundas res ornant, adversis perfugium ac solacium praebent," translated, "These studies fortify one’s youth, delight one’s old age; amid success they are an ornament, in failure they are a refuge and a comfort."Van Wickle Gates