In 1924 the Aldrich brothers had subscribed $100,000 toward the new athletic facilities, and on April 8, 1925 added $500,000 on condition that the University could match this amount from other sources.Aldrich Field
John Shapley was instructor in art from 1915 to 1919 and assistant professor from 1919 to 1924.Art
In 1924 Brown awarded an honorary degree to Masanao Hanihara, Japanese ambassador to the United States, an action which did much to establish good feeling between Japan and the United States, which had suffered from the Japanese immigration restriction act, and indirectly led to the admission several years later of Asian American student John F. Aiso ’31.Asians
In January 1924 the football advisory committee resigned and was nonexistent in 1924 and 1925.Athletics
He started intercollegiate swimming at Brown, and helped to coach baseball, taking over the 1924 team during the illness of coach Wally Snell.Athletics
McKinnon, who came as an assistant to his brother-in-law Huggins, worked for seven Brown football coaches from 1909 to 1959, taking over as head trainer when Huggins died in 1924, on the day of the football game with Yale.Athletics
An apparatus team was added in 1924, and a pyramid squad in 1925.Athletics
After several years of employment by engineering firms, Leighton T. Bohl returned to Brown in 1922 as assistant professor of civil engineering, becoming associate professor in 1924 and professor in 1929.Bohl, Leighton T.
When first suggested and considered by Pi Kappa in 1924, the proposed "Key Club" had been inspired by the formation of the Green Key of Dartmouth, the Red Key of Cornell, and the Purple Key of Williams College.Brown Key
On the east side of Carrie Tower two stone benches, the gift of the Class of 1924, flank the brick walk to the door of the tower.Campus
Leonard Carmichael was an assistant in the department of biology at Tufts during his senior year and continued as an instructor while he pursued his graduate education in psychology at Harvard, receiving his Ph.D. degree in 1924.Carmichael, Leonard
The January 1924 issue was highly publicized when newspapers carried a story that the sale of the magazine had been stopped by the city soliciter of Providence, after it was pronounced "obscene and unfit for public reading."Casements
With a Sheldon Fellowship for study abroad awarded by Harvard, Robert P. Casey spent the next two years at Jesus College of the University of Cambridge, and in 1924 was the first American to receive a Ph.D. degree in theology from Cambridge.Casey, Robert P.
In 1924 the "Historical Catalogue" was issued in two volumes, one for the Men’s College and one for the Women’s, on the grounds that in 1924 an alumna had to buy a book which contained a thousand names of her fellow alumnae, in most of whom she was interested, but also six thousand men in whom she was not, and "vice versa."Catalogues
Chace then paid for a fine edition of the work, which was sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America and dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Chace, who had died in 1924.Chace, Arnold Buffum
A third committee was appointed in 1924, with the result that an amendment to the Charter in 1926 provided that the number of trustees be increased from 36 to 42 and that there be no denominational requirement for the additional trustees.Charter
The appointment of Dr. Charles A. Kraus as professor of chemistry and director of laboratories in 1924 brought a vigorous and dynamic leader to the department.Chemistry
Rosalie Littell Colie (1924-1972), professor of comparative literature and first woman department chairman, was born in New York City in 1924.Colie, Rosalie L.
Theodore Collier also taught at summer sessions at Middlebury College, Clark University and Columbia University, and during the academic year 1924-25 was a visiting professor at Constantinople College.Collier, Theodore
Two students earned their M.B.A. degree in 1923, one in 1924, and two in 1925, after which the degree was discontinued.Degrees
The 1924 show was "The Plastered Duchess," a burlesque on "The Duchess of Padua," which had recently been staged by Sock and Buskin.Dramatics
After returning from a long train trip to read an article at a meeting of the Western Division of the American Philosophical Association in Chicago in April 1924, Curt J. Ducasse decided to organize the Pacific Division of the Association.Ducasse, Curt J.
In 1924 the Bureau inaugurated its official publication, "Brown Business Service," subtitled "Analyses of Economic Conditions in Southeastern New England," for distribution of timely information to the business community monthly from September to July.Economics
Harrison E. Farnsworth taught at the University of Pittsburgh in 1918-19, was a teaching assistant and research fellow at the University of Wisconsin from 1919 to 1924 and associate professor at the University of Maine from 1924 until 1926, when he came to Brown as assistant professor of physics.Farnsworth, Harrison E.
A recognized scholar in his field, Henry T. Fowler was the author of a number of books, among them "The Prophets as Statesmen and Preachers," published in 1904 and translated into Portuguese in 1924, "The Origin and Growth of the Hebrew Religion" in 1916, translated into Chinese in 1925, and "The History and Literature of the New Testament" in 1925.Fowler, Henry T.
Julian Howard Gibbs (1924-1983), professor of chemistry, was born in Greenfield, Massachusetts, on June 24, 1924.Gibbs, Julian H.
James B. Hedges taught at the University of Oklahoma and Mills College while he studied under Frederick Jackson Turner at Harvard for his Ph.D., which he earned in 1924.Hedges, James B.
He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1924, and received his master’s degree in 1926 and his Ph.D. in 1927, both from Johns Hopkins University.Herbert Newell Couch
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.
Charles A. Kraus was awarded the William H. Nichols Medal of the New York section of the American Chemical Society in 1924, the Theodore William Richards Medal of the Chicago section in 1935 and the Northeastern section in 1936, the Willard Gibbs Medal of the Chicago section in 1935, the Franklin Medal in 1938 and the Priestly Medal in 1950.Kraus, Charles A.
Courtney Langdon (1861-1924), professor of modern languages, was born in Rome on January 18, 1861, the son of William Chauncy Langdon, an Episcopal clergyman, who was at that time chaplain of the American delegation in Rome.Langdon, Courtney
George W. Potter ’21 wrote of him in the "Providence Journal:" Langdon died in Providence on November 19, 1924.Langdon, Courtney
Their translation was published by Gyldendal in 1923 with the title, "The Atom and the Bohr Theory of its Structure," and was published in the United States by Knopf in 1924.Lindsay, Robert Bruce
On his return, Lindsay completed his dissertation on the atomic models of the alkali metals, which he had begun in Copenhagen, and received his Ph.D. from M.I.T. in 1924.Lindsay, Robert Bruce
In 1924 the increasing space problem of Lyman Gym was partially alleviated by installing a boxing room in Rogers Hall with a temporary passage from the gymnasium to Rogers Hall built over the new heating plant.Lyman Hall
Alonzo W. Quinn graduated from Denison University in 1924, then did graduate work at Kansas University and the State University of Iowa, where he received a master of science degree in 1926.Quinn, Alonzo W.
The wide range of services provided by the Association may be seen in its report for 1924-25.Religious Societies
When the class of 1884 decided to erect a gate in his memory in 1924, an editorial in the "Brown Alumni Monthly," recalled Robinson as viewed by his students, "We may not all have loved him then, but we respected him.Robinson, Ezekiel Gilman
In 1924 Mrs. Lownes endowed an annual organ recital known as "Edgar J. Lownes Memory Day," a memorial to her late husband.Sayles Hall
James Seth (1860-1924), professor of philosophy, was born in Edinburgh in 1860, was educated at George Watson’s College, and received a master of arts degree from the University of Edinburgh in 1881.Seth, James
Charles H. Smiley attended the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of California at Berkeley, graduating with highest honors in mathematics in 1924, and earned his M.A. degree in 1925 and his Ph.D. in mathematics in 1927 at Berkeley.Smiley, Charles H.
Trainer Charlie Huggins organized intercollegiate swimming at Brown in 1905-1906, and was its unofficial coach until his death in 1924.Swimming
Other All-American swimmers were Mark Coles ’26 in 1924, Raymond Hall ’31 in 1931, and Franklin M. White ’33 in 1931, 1932, and 1933.Swimming
The opportunity arrived when Jacob D. Tamarkin met a Dartmouth professor of mathematics in the summer of 1924 and they talked of a possible opening for him there.Tamarkin, Jacob D.
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
With such a good start West was accepted at Brown and graduated two years later in 1924.West, Nathanael
The "Liber Brunensis" for 1924, in which his name appears as "Nathaniel Von Wallenstein Weinstein," said of him, "Addicted to reading the latest and best, Nathanael West introduced ‘Jurgen’ and ‘DeMaupasant’ to us – for which we are truly thankful.West, Nathanael