Professor Poland reported in 1914 that the Museum of Fine Arts in Manning Hall had been open to the public four hours a week, and was also being used by teachers and classes in the Providence schools.Art
"College Nights at the Union" were a feature which began in 1914 and set aside Tuesday evenings for speakers, concerts, dramatic readings and a social gathering sponsored by the Brown Union and the Brown Christian Association.Brown Union
In 1914 the dining room moved from the basement to a "large and airy apartment" on the first floor.Brown Union
Miss Keen, as leader of an expedition, started to make the first exploration of this glacier on August 21, 1914.Brown University Glacier
In October 1914 the "Brunonian" tried to change its image by dropping the old departments and adding humor, art, and travel articles.Brunonian
Of this print William A. Mowry 1858 wrote to President Faunce in 1914, "In 1857 to 1860 and after I was the editor and publisher of ‘The R. I. Schoolmaster,’ I had the steel engraving of four buildings made at a cost of $50.00 and published it with a historical sketch of the College in ... the Schoolmaster for Jan. 1858....Campus
In 1914-15 in connection with the 150th anniversary a major exhibition was held in the Engineering Building, tracing the development of the steam engine (with models of Watts and Corliss engines and a steam turbine), the development of the internal combustion engine (with the Brayton engine purchased by Professor Blake in 1871 and engines lent by the Cadillac and Packard Motor Companies), and the development of the telephone, to which Professors Blake and Pierce contributed so much by developing useable receivers.Engineering
In the nineteenth century the University drew its faculty from its own graduates, but in 1914 Walter C. Bronson pointed out in his "History of Brown University" that the faculty "have had healthful diversity of training: fifty-four per cent of the teachers of professorial rank hold first degrees from colleges other than Brown, and sixty-five per cent have studied at two or more institutions; fifty-six per cent are Doctors of Philosophy."Faculty
In 1914 a varsity gym team coached by Lucien Joseph Gay was successful in its two meets with Harvard and Haverford.Gymnastics
The others were John Adams in 1787, Thomas Jefferson in 1797, Woodrow Wilson in 1903, Herbert Hoover in 1916, and Lyndon Johnson in 1960, all of whom received their degrees before election, and William Howard Taft who received his in 1914 after leaving office.Honorary degrees
Barnaby Conrad Keeney (1914-1980), twelfth president of Brown University, was born in Halfway, Oregon, on October 17, 1914.Keeney, Barnaby C.
From 1904 to 1908Charles A. Kraus was a research assistant in physical chemistry at M.I.T., where he received his Ph.D. degree in 1908, after which he was a research associate until 1912, and associate professor of physical chemical research from 1912 to 1914.Kraus, Charles A.
Andrew H. MacPhail was the principal of schools in Conway and Quincy, Massachusetts from 1914 to 1920, and assistant professor of psychology at the State Teachers College at Terre Haute, Indiana, in 1920-21.MacPhail, Andrew H.
Henry P. Manning's publications included "Non-Euclidean Geometry" in 1901, the first English language text in this subject, "Irrational Numbers and their Representation by Sequences and Series" in 1906, and "Geometry of Four Dimensions" in 1914.Manning, Henry P.
Clinton Currier 1898, who began as an instructor in 1899, added astronomy to his teaching duties in 1914.Mathematics
He was chairman of the department from 1914 to 1942, and secretary of the American Mathematical Society from 1921 to 1940.Mathematics
In 1914 every freshman presented her senior with a May basket.May Day
In 1914 the women’s Glee Club presented the operetta, "Japanese Girl."Musical Clubs
The next year Professor MacDougall returned, and until his departure in 1914 the music courses varying from year to year covered elementary and advanced harmony, the symphony, and the opera.Music
Edwin Ernest Wilde, who was also in charge of music at St. Stephen’s Church, was lecturer in music at Brown from 1914 to 1920.Music
There were two other buildings, the boathouse built with funds raised by the classes of 1914, 1927, and 1932, and the "Cabana."Outing Reservation
In 1904 the maximum was changed to one-fifth and the minimum to one-sixth, and in 1914 another change set the minimum at one-eighth and the maximum at one-sixth.Phi Beta Kappa
In 1914 "Courses in Religious Education" were offered to persons registered as special students, who were training as lay workers and directors of religious education in the community.Religious Studies
Louis F. Snow then had a number of educational appointments: Chairman of the English Department at the Normal School, Cortland, New York, 1908-09; Dean of Teacher’s College and professor of education, State University of Kentucky, 1909-1911; professor of philosophy and education, Wells College, 1911-12; librarian, University of Pittsburgh, 1912-1914; chief of the English Department and librarian, University of the Philippines, 1914-1918.Snow, Louis F.
Among the mascots of Spring Day have been: in 1914, "September Morn" draped in a barrel; in 1918, a Liberty Loan bond of the third issue; in 1920, a plaster ship labelled "Reconstruction" depicting a senior in cap and gown at the steering oar and a chained Bolshevist in the seat; in 1921, Charles Evans Hughes1881 riding a "G.O.P." elephant; in 1932, a scene in which a chart of "Brown Securities, Ltd." showed a marked decline in student activities, while a figure labelled "Student Publications" pointed a pistol at his head, one with a lyre labelled "Glee Club" jumped through a window, and the Brown bear lay dead with his feet in the air (The cause of this debacle seemed to be the sign on the President’s Office which read "Gone to China," as indeed he had); in 1933, a plaque on which an infant holding a pen rode Pegasus in combat with a soldier on a tank in front of the State House, while a Communist "boogeyman" loomed in the background – a commentary on the State’s reaction to the peace campaign which had been conducted by the "Brown Daily Herald."Spring Day
He became interested in bacteriology after striking up an acquaintance through the basement window of Arnold Lab with Percy Meader 1914, who worked there evenings as a graduate student of bacteriologist Frederic P. Gorham and invited Stuart to join him.Stuart, Charles A.
Wallace House on Cushing Street was a private boarding-house before it was purchased in 1914 and renovated for use as a cooperative dormitory.Student housing
A very promising team in 1914-15 fell apart when five of its swimmers were disqualified after mid-year examinations.Swimming
This would be laid out as follows: one half of the first floor would be a well lighted, well ventilated, and roomy laboratory, equipped with the most modern biological, chemical, and physical apparatus; the other would contain a large library of all the scientific reference books procurable; the second floor, a museum containing anthropological curios and preserved biological specimens; and on the roof, an observatory containing the most modern astronomical apparatus ..." James Walter Wilson entered Brown in 1914 (he liked to point out that this was the same year that Arnold Laboratory was being built) and studied biology under Professor Albert D. Mead.Wilson, James Walter