A grant from the Carnegie Corporation in 1931-32 allowed the department to add an assistant professor, George E. Downing, to move the department offices and library into 44 Benevolent Street, and to reconstruct the building at 41 Benevolent Street for a studio in mural painting.Art
For several years beginning in 1931 Professor Curt Ducasse’s course in aesthetics was listed as a course in both the Art Department and the Philosophy Department, as was Professor C. Alexander Robinson’s course in classical archaeology in the Art Department and the Classics Department.Art
Siheung Daniel Rhee came from Korea in 1927, graduated in 1931, remained in the United States, became a chemist, started a firm to manufacture elastic thread, and sent his son, Michael Rhee ’55, to Brown.Asians
In 1931, the Advisory Board was replaced by a larger Advisory Council, which included the president or representative of each Brown Club and an additional delegate for clubs with membership of fifty or more, the officers of the Associated Alumni, the members of the Board of Directors, and all Alumni Trustees not on the Board of Directors.Associated Alumni
There have been only four editors of the "Monthly," Henry Robinson Palmer, from 1900 to 1931, W. Chesley Worthington from 1931 to 1968, Robert A. Reichley, 1968 to 1971, and Robert M. "Dusty" Rhodes, who has been editor since March of 1971.BAM Brown Alumni Monthly
In September 1931, the day after presiding at the opening of the academic year, Barbour left for a nine month trip to the Orient with the Laymen’s Committee on Foreign Missions.Barbour, Clarence A.
Arthur D. Kahler coached from 1931 to 1938, George E. "Eck" Allen from 1938 to 1941, William H. H. Dye in 1941-42, Wilbur C. "Weeb" Ewbank (who much later made a name for himself in pro football by coaching both the Baltimore Colts and the New York Jets to league championships) in 1946-47, Robert B. Morris from 1947 to 1954, Stan Ward from 1954 to 1969, Gerry Alaimo from 1969 to 1978, Joe Mullaney from 1978 to 1981, Mike Cingiser from 1981 to 1991, and the present coach, Frank "Happy" Dobbs.Basketball
The Brown Aviation Club with about 25 Charter members was organized in 1931, at which time the members made it clear that they were not connected with the University Glider Club.Flying Club
1 was a mimeographed "magazine of experiment ... devoted frankly to creative talent" which came out in December 1931 and sold for fifteen cents.Folio
Again relieved of his job along with assistant coach Reginald W. P. Brown, he coached the Boston University team from 1926 to 1928 and the Providence Steamrollers from 1931 to 1934.Football
During a sabbatical leave in 1931-32 Robert H. George visited England in search of documents to further his research on James II with the help of a grant from the Social Science Research Council.George, Robert H.
Hockey became an officially recognized sport in 1947-48 with Westcott E. S. Moulton 1931, former star player for Brown, as coach.Hockey
Hockey coaches at Brown have been James H. Gardner in 1926-27, Jean Dubuc from 1927 to 1929, Thomas W. Taylor from 1929 to 1932, Robert Taylor from 1931 to 1933, Thomas W. Taylor again from 1933 to 1938, and Arthur J. Lesieur in 1938-39.Hockey
At the end of his administration in 1931 there were 359 students and John Hope had begun what was to be a successful campaign to raise $300,000 in endowment to meet a matching offer of that amount from the General Education Board.Hope, John
Charles Herman Hunkins (1869-1931), professor of romance languages, was born in Ipswich, Massachusetts, on December 30, 1869.Hunkins, Charles H.
Harry E. Miller served on the Consumers Council of the National Emergency Council for Providence County during the Depression and was chairman of the special Rhode Island Commission on Liquor Legislation in 1931.Miller, Harry E.
Along with the plaque of dedication, there was another plaque in the lodge, containing a poem by Eliot G. Parkhurst ’06, which reads: During 1931-32 a second cabin, a gift of the Class of 1907, was built, and the Botany Department conducted a reforestation project, planting 2,000 young pines, and labelled a number of different trees.Outing Reservation
The department was enlarged by the arrival of Charles A. Baylis (logic and ethics) in 1927, Ralph M. Blake (history of philosphy and metaphysics) in 1930, Arthur E. Murphy (contemporary philosophy, epistemology, and ethics) in 1931, Frederick C. Dommeyer (social and ethics) and William Barrett (contemporary philosophy and aesthetics).Philosophy
Polo was enjoyed briefly and informally in 1931, when a team of Brown students participated with three teams from the 103rd Field Artillery in an exhibition of indoor polo at the Armory of the Mounted Commands on North Main Street on March 21.Polo
Smoke first appeared in May 1931, edited and printed by Winfield T. Scott ’31 and R. Wade Vliet ’33, with Professor S. Foster Damon as advisory editor.Smoke
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.
"The Dream Life of Balso Snell" appeared in 1931, "Miss Lonelyhearts" in 1933, "A Cool Million" in 1934, and "The Day of the Locust" in 1939.West, Nathanael
Other honors included the Kossovo Medal of the Royal Red Cross of Yugoslavia, in 1931, the Monticello College Centenary Medal in 1938, and the Cristobol Colon Medal in 1940.Woolley, Mary Emma
In 1931 Mary Emma Woolley was chosen as one of the twelve greatest women in the United States (from a list of 2,786 women nominated by readers of "Good Housekeeping Magazine)" by a jury composed of Henry Van Dyke, Bruce Barton, Newton D. Baker, Booth Tarkington, and Otto H. Kahn.Woolley, Mary Emma
In March 1931 Brown hosted the first National Intercollegiate wrestling meet ever held on the east coast.Wrestling