The Memorial was deeded to the University in 1948, at which time Margaret B. Stillwell, librarian of the collections since 1917, joined the staff of the University with the rank of full professor and continued in that position until her retirement in 1953.Annmary Brown Memorial
Faculty and graduate students worked during the summer at Woods Hole, where Professor Mitchell was research director of the Laboratory of the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries from 1917 to 1921, and at Cold Springs Harbor, where Professor Walter was assistant director of the Marine Biological Laboratory of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, later the Long Island Biological Association.Biology
Ralph M. Blake was instructor in philosophy at Princeton from 1915 to 1917, acting professor at Wells College for one year, and was named assistant professor at the University of Washington in 1919.Blake, Ralph M.
Stephen S. Colvin published "The Learning Process" in 1911, "Human Behavior" with William C. Bagley in 1913, and "Introduction to High School Teaching," an extensively used teacher-training text-book, in 1917.Colvin, Stephen S.
Rose 1881 took his place from 1917 to 1931, when he was relieved of the post at his own request.Commencement
The club came to be viewed as too exclusive, even by the members, who voted in 1917 to reorganize as a subcommittee of the College Forum and relinquished their separate existence in 1918.Crucible
As President Faunce wrote in his annual report in 1917, "It is obvious that one of the by-products of the Great War is to be a more urgent insistence that all study hereafter shall be focused directly on equipment for life."Curriculum
Student opinion dismissed the building in the "Students’ Handbook" for 1917 as "another one, which is glorified by the name of East Building, but it is a bit of college etiquette not to speak of that."East Building
In 1917-18 new rules governing graduate education provided that the major department be responsible for seeing that candidates for the master’s degree submit a substantial thesis on an approved topic.Graduate School
Two weeks later the "Calendar" began to be issued as a supplement to the "Brown Daily Herald" on Saturdays during term time, an arrangement which continued until June 1917.GSJ George Street Journal
The gym team disappeared after the season of 1917, during which it defeated Harvard and Haverford and tied with Dartmouth.Gymnastics
In 1917, when Rudolph F. Haffenreffer II purchased the Bristol estate called Mount Hope, where King Philip lived and died, he found arrowheads and other Indian artifacts on his land and began to collect them.Haffenreffer Museum
Theodore Collier was associate professor of European history from 1911 to 1917, professor from 1917 to 1923, and professor of history and international relations after 1923.History
William MacDonald was professor of American history from 1901 to 1917.History
Charles H. Hunkins loved France, and in 1917, before the United States entered the first World War, he became an ambulance driver with the American Field Service attached to the Second French Army.Hunkins, Charles H.
William Macdonald was on sabbatical leave in France in 1917 when he resigned his professorship and became a special foreign correspondent for "The Nation" in Europe.Macdonald, William
William Macdonald was a lecturer on government at the University of California in 1917-18, associate editor of "The Nation" from 1918 to 1920, and later editorial writer for "The Freeman," "Commercial and Financial Chronicle" and "The Nation."Macdonald, William
In 1917 the University purchased the Durfee land between Elmgrove and Cole Avenues, and then began negotiations with the heir of the donors of the botanical garden property, with a view to using the combined site for an athletic plant The result was the removal of the restrictions on the use of the Metcalf Botanical Garden in consideration of the return of approximately one-third of the land to the heir, and the building of the Stadium on the lot.Metcalf Botanical Garden
The University’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps was recognized by the War Department in 1917, and the entire student body was inducted into the Student Army Training Corps or the Naval Training Unit in October 1918.Military education
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
In the second semester of 1917-18, he was joined by Captain Alfred Douglas Borden of the Canadian Infantry, who had retired from active service after being wounded at Vimy Ridge.World War I
In addition to drills on campus, battle manoeuvres were held in Lincoln Woods in May of 1917 and 1918.World War I