James P. Adams came to Brown as assistant professor in 1921, became a full professor in 1927, and in 1928 was named chairman of the Economics Department at the age of 33, the youngest to be named a department head at the University.Adams, James P.
Alpha Gamma chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha was established in Providence by a few professional men and some Brown students in 1921.African Americans
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.
It served as the Governor’s Mansion during the administration of R. Livingston Beekman, Governor of Rhode Island from 1915 to 1921, who resided there in the English splendor he so much admired.Andrews House
A committee to provide better athletic facilities was formed in 1921 and made recommendations, which led to another committee, with Clinton C. White 1900 as chairman, charged with raising funds to build an amphitheater.Athletics
Harry Pattee ’06, who played shortstop for two of his undergraduate years and also played for the Brooklyn Dodgers, coached the Brown team from 1912 to 1921.Baseball
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 "Literary Supplement of the Brown Daily Herald," a twelve-page collection of poetry and short pieces of prose, priced at fifteen cents, made two appearances, in April and May of 1921, and then disappeared.BDH Brown Daily Herald
For some reason, in December 1921, when the "Herald" was celebrating its thirtieth anniversary, the masthead began to include the words, "Founded in 1866, Daily since 1891."BDH Brown Daily Herald
Florence H. Danielson, assistant in biology from 1909 to 1916, was followed by Helen B. Whiting from 1916 to 1919, and Helen F. Ordway from 1919 to 1921.Biology
Magel C. Wilder was instructor and later assistant professor from 1921 to 1947.Biology
J. Walter Wilson ’18 began as an assistant in 1919, as did Charles Arthur Stuart ’19 in 1921.Biology
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
After earning his master of arts degree at Brown in 1921, he was appointed to teach drama, public speaking and playwriting.Brown, Benjamin W.
The Dante bust in front of the John HayLibrary, the work of sculptor Pablo S. Abbate, was unveiled on December 9, 1921 at ceremonies attended by General Diaz of Italy.Dante
On November 5, 1921 Brown had observed the anniversary of Dante’s death with exercises in Sayles Hall.Dante
The Rhode Island Grand Lodge, Sons of Italy had earlier established in August 1921 four scholarships at Brown to be known as the Dante scholarships and awarded to young men who had made good progress in the study of Italian.Dante
James Q. Dealey also published "The Development of the States" in 1909, "The Family in its Sociological Aspects" in 1912, "Growth of the State Constitutions" in 1915, "State and Government" in 1921, "Foreign Policies of the United States" in 1926, and "Political Situations in Rhode Island" in 1928.Dealey, James Q.
Anne Crosby Emery Allinson was acting dean in 1920-1921 and again in 1922-1923.Dean
In 1921-22 the Brown team defeated Wesleyan, Dartmouth, and Williams, but lost its debate with the women of Vassar College.Debating
The Brown Bureau of Business Research was formed in 1921 by the Providence Chamber of Commerce and the Brown Department of Economics for the purpose of effecting a close business contact between Rhode Island business and the department.Economics
The women’s biology course continued to be taught by women, but Magel C. Wilder ’19, who became an instructor in biology at the Women’s College in 1921 and was named assistant professor in 1930, also taught men students.Faculty
Other occasions have been anniversary celebrations, building dedications, special institutes or convocations, or, occasionally the visit of a distinguished person, such as Marshal Ferdinand Foch, who was honored on November 13, 1921.Honorary degrees
This club, which met at Temple Beth-El, had in 1921 a membership of 75, of whom twenty were Brown students.Jews
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
He was chairman of the department from 1914 to 1942, and secretary of the American Mathematical Society from 1921 to 1940.Mathematics
From 1911 to 1921 Philip H. Mitchell was involved in fisheries research at Woods Hole, first as research physiologist, and from 1917 to 1921 as research director of the Woods Hole Laboratory of the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries.Mitchell, Philip H.
In those years there were courses in international relations and foreign governments, and other specialties, such as Sea Power (offered only in 1919), Business Law in 1919, American Foreign Policies in 1921, Corporation Law in 1922, and State Government in 1925.Political Science
After war work in Washington, he taught briefly at the State Normal School, Natchitoches, Louisiana, and at the University of Alabama, and in 1921 became professor of English at the University of Chattanooga, where he remained until his retirement in 1931.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
Sharpe House at 130 Angell Street was acquired in 1921 and opened to fourteen women students in 1923.Student housing
The New England Intercollegiate Swimming Association was formed in the fall of 1921 by Amherst, Brown, Dartmouth, M.I.T., and Wesleyan.Swimming
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
After the war there were regular, but not drastic increases, $200 in 1919, $250 in 1921, $300 in 1922, $350 in 1925, and $400 in 1928.Tuition
Otto Van Koppenhagen came to the United States in 1921 and spent his first summer on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, which reminded him of his home.Van Koppenhagen, Otto