There was a separate alumnae meeting at Commencement for the first time in 1933, which took place at the same time as the meeting of alumni.Alumnae Association
In 1933 Kuo-P’ing Chou ’35 won the newly instituted Brown University scholarship offered at several Japanese and Chinese universities and came to Pembroke as a junior, transferring from Yenching University.Asians
Forty women students traveled to Connecticut College in 1933 to take part in a sports day competition.Athletics
In 1933 the Herald caused a considerable stir by launching an editorial campaign urging students at Brown and at other colleges to sign petitions pledging "not to bear arms except when the country is invaded."BDH Brown Daily Herald
Frederic P. Gorham was voted an honorary Doctor of Science degree in 1933, and, in his acknowledgment written in January, referred to this award as "an honor that I had never even dreamed would come to me," adding, "I shall certainly be present, Deo volente, to receive the degree at the coming Commencement."Gorham, Frederic P.
Unfortunately, two weeks before Commencement, on June 4, 1933, Gorham died after being stricken with a sudden heart attack in the garden of his summer home at Glocester.Gorham, Frederic P.
John Francis Greene (1868-1933), professor of classics, was born in Seekonk, Massachusetts, on April 13, 1868.Greene, John F.
Tom’s brother, Bobby Taylor, who played for the Reds, coached for two years before Tom took over again in 1933.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
A bequest of $100,000 for an addition to the library was made by Webster Knight 1876, who died in 1933.John Hay Library
Named rooms on the first floor are the Brian Room, gift of Joseph A. Brian ’47; the Lanpher Room, gift of family and friends of the late Dean Edgar J. Lanpher ’19; the Goldberger Room, gift of Herbert H. Goldberger ’39; the Heritage Room, gift of Paul Maddock ’33, and the Class of 1933 Room, gift of the class on its fortieth reunion.Maddock Alumni Center
Between 1933 and 1935 Hans Lewy and Otto Szasz taught at Brown under the provision of the Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced German Scholars.Mathematics
In that year, after a brief stint as associate in chemistry at Johns Hopkins University, Lars Onsager came to Brown as research instructor in chemistry and stayed until 1933.Onsager, Lars
Reports that the society was dedicated to promoting separate Brown and Pembroke commencements were denied in 1933, but surfaced again in 1935 in "Bear Facts," which added, "In spite of the impressive name, nothing further has been heard of this organization except once a year at the final Class Sing in May, when new members are tapped by the outgoing berobed owls."Owl and Ring
Brown’s Rhodes scholars have been Ralph Hervey Bevan ’04, Leonard Wolsey Cronkhite ’05, George Hurley ’07, Robert Wilbur Burgess ’08, Howard Alfred Taber ’10, Walter Clifford Johnson ’10, Norman Stephen Taber ’13, William Matthew Sullivan ’13, William Russell Burwell ’15, Daniel Parkhurst Spalding ’17, Marshall Nairne Fulton ’20, James Quayle Dealey ’20, William Chace Greene ’22, John Andrew Wilson ’23, Robert Lee Guthrie ’22 A.M., Robert Lee Baker ’23, Arthur Worthington Packard ’25, Gordon Keith Chalmers ’25, Richard Crocker Gurney ’28, Albert Charles Cornsweet ’29, Owen Franklin Walker ’33, Joseph Elmer Hawkins, graduate student 1933-34, Carl Pfaffmann ’33, Charles Bernard Lewis ’35, David Nickerson Barus ’49, Douglas Elliott Ashford ’50, Melvin D. Levine ’61, Thomas N. Bose ’69, Ira Magaziner ’69, Richard R. Crocker ’69, Richard H. Trainor ’70, Brian G. McHale ’74, Edmund Graham Gibbons ’74 Sarah Cleveland ’87, Katherine Finkelstein ’89, Jeffrey Shesol ’91, Piyush Robert Jindal ’92.Rhodes Scholars
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 1933 the women’s dormitory at 215 Bowen Street became a cooperative house managed by the students and Sharpe House became a self-help house, where students performed work in exchange for reduced board payments.Student housing
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 1933 women’s swim team, led by Albina Osipowich ’33, who swam in the 1928 Olympics, in an undefeated season won meets with Wheaton, Jackson, and Radcliffe, and in a quadrangular meet took seven first places in eleven events.Swimming
In 1933 Thomas Gilbane ’33 won an IC4A championship in the shot put.Track
"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
George G. Wilson retired from Harvard in 1936, but remained on the faculty of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, which had been opened in 1933 under the administration of Tufts College with the cooperation of Harvard, until 1941.Wilson, George G.