The first of these was based on a 1973 independent study, "Oral History as An Index to Change," in which Jones’s students interviewed elderly blacks on the subject of race relations in Providence from 1920 to 1940.Afro-American Studies
George K. Anderson graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy at the age of thirteen, and spent a postgraduate year there before entering Harvard, where he earned three degrees, a bachelor of arts in 1920, a master of arts in 1921, and a Ph.D. in 1925.Anderson, George K.
Among their conclusions: that Brown had ceased to be a typical New England college and become a University; that Rhode Island depended on Brown as the chief educational institution in the State; that administrative development had failed to keep pace with the growth of the University; that entering students were found by various psychological tests to be above average freshmen, with the women scoring slightly higher than the men; that the Honors courses adopted in 1920 had not been effective as hoped, as the achievement of Brown graduates in professional schools lagged behind that of graduates of comparable schools; that Pembroke should be given more independence in Clarence A. Barbour's organization and offerings; that the Graduate School was providing Brown with nation-wide clientele from which to build her its staff; that there was need for reorganization of the curriculum and methods of instruction to stimulate students.Barbour, Clarence A.
After the war, the paper turned its attention to other matters, printing a green issue for St. Patrick’s Day in 1920, and on January 20, 1921, an editorial on the immoral behavior of Brown students and their dates, the "social buds," who came to Brown dances and checked their corsets with the hat-check attendant.BDH Brown Daily Herald
The cover proclaimed this the "Coming Out Number," and the masthead identified it as "Vintage of 1920 ... Jugful Number 1."Brown Jug
The magazine died a natural death after its February 1918 issue, and its place was taken in February 1920 by the "Brown Jug."Brunonian
In 1920 the Club established "Druids," a forerunner of the Vigilance Committee, to instill college spirit, but discontinued this group for failure to do so.Cammarian Club
In 1920 President Faunce affirmed the University’s decision that buildings should conform to the Colonial or Georgian architecture, "which not only reminds us of the age in which the University was founded, but is far better than the Gothic to give the generous lighting needed in modern libraries and laboratories."Campus
Anne Crosby Emery Allinson was acting dean in 1920-1921 and again in 1922-1923.Dean
Gordon Rohde Dewart (1920-1974), professor of French and associate dean of academic affairs, was born in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, on July 4, 1920.Dewart, Gordon R.
On hundred and eighteen Bachelor of Education degrees were awarded between 1920 to 1934, and some students continued their study and received the Bachelor of Philosophy degree.Education
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
Walter G. Everett became internationally known for his book, "Moral Values," which was published in 1918, published in England in 1920, and translated into Japanese in 1929 at the request of the Imperial University of Tokyo.Everett, Walter G.
In 1920 the chapter acquired a house at 43-45 George Street.Fraternities
In 1920 Delta Phi, which had been living in North Slater Hall, purchased the Dorrance mansion on 2 Prospect Street.Fraternities
He ran the department out of his office in Wilson Hall aided by what Professor R. Bruce Lindsay 1920 described as "a stack of forms with slots for the insertion of names, courses and dates.Graduate School
Paul N. Kistler received the degree of bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Pennsylvania State College in 1920, and the master of science in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University in 1924.Kistler, Paul N.
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
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.
His writings included "The Liberal College" in 1920, "Freedom and the College" in 1923, "The Experimental College" in 1930, "Free Speech and its Relation to Self-Government" in 1948, and "Political Freedom; the Constitutional Powers of the People" in 1960, Alexander Meiklejohn was a long-time member of the National Committee of the American Civil Liberties Union.Meiklejohn, Alexander
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
In 1920 Jacob D. Tamarkin was given a leave of absence while he organized the Mathematical Institute of the University of Perm while serving as dean of the physico-mathematical faculty.Tamarkin, Jacob D.
Tennis was revived in 1920 after a lapse of several years and became a recognized sport in 1922.Tennis
Archie Hahn, who won three medals in the 1904 Olympics, coached from 1915 to 1920, and Brown came in second in the New Englands in 1917, 1918, and 1920.Track
The coaches after Archie Hahn were Alfred W. Haddleton, who had coached at Providence Technical High School and Moses Brown School and filled in at Brown in 1920-21, James E. Smith 1892 from 1921 to 1923, John Frederick Powers, former Notre Dame track star and coach at Worcester Academy, from 1924 to 1938, and Malcolm Williams from 1938 to 1941.Track
In the fall of 1920 there were 811 registrations, with 132 enrolled for the new extension certificate conferring "associate in university extension" for sixty credits of extension work, estimated to be the equivalent of two years of regular college work.University Extension