Clarence Raymond Adams was, of course, occasionally absent from Brown, traveling for business or pleasure, and he once responded to a class reunion questionnaire which asked the high and low spots of his life: "High spot – Pike’s Peak, 1934, 14,108 feet.Adams, Clarence Raymond
In 1934 each alumnus received a copy of the latest edition of "Student Life at Brown," the publication for prospective students, with the request of President Barbour that the booklet be placed in the hand of a promising applicant, preferably one for the next fall.Admission
In February 1934 the Pembroke Athletic Association returned the invitation to a sports day which featured bowling, apparatus, ping-pong, and ring tennis, followed by a basketball game and a track meet.Athletics
The athletic program was further expanded in 1934-35, when a modern dance group was formed, the first annual riding meet was held in November at Royal Riding School in Seekonk, and an intercollegiate telegraphic archery tournament took place, at which each college competed on its own premises and telegraphed its members’ scores.Athletics
George L. Church joined the department as instructor in 1928, became assistant professor in 1934, associate professor in 1946, and professor in 1951.Botany
Promoted to professor, Millar Burrows served as department chairman before leaving in 1934 to become Winkley Professor of Biblical theology in the Yale Divinity School.Burrows, Millar
"Classical Weekly" published Carberry’s contribution, "Another Catullus to Another Lesbia," in 1934, and an article in "American Scientist" included his book, "Psychoceramics" (Brown University Press, 1945, 1313p.)Carberry, Josiah S.
In 1934 Robert P. Casey was appointed professor of Biblical literature and history of religion and chairman of the Department of Biblical Literature at Brown.Casey, Robert P.
Dust was a short-lived student publication of two issues only in January and May of 1934, described in the first issue as "an experiment printed by the editors under the tutelage of E. A. Johnson Printing Company.Dust
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
The Faunce Memorial Room, a room furnished in a manner to invite meditation and containing a portrait of President Faunce, was dedicated after the Baccalaureate service in 1934 with a ceremony at which Faunce’s voice was heard from a phonograph record.Faunce House
The fencing team had winning seasons in 1934 and 1935, but by 1936 the varsity team was reduced to five members, who had to double up in order to have three contenders on each of the sabre, epee, and foils.Fencing
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
Born in Tabriz, Iran, on April 8, 1934, Vartan Gregorian attended an Armenian-Russian school until he was fifteen, when he left Tabriz with fifty dollars and a letter of introduction from a French vice consul and entered the Collège Arménien in Beirut, Lebanon.Gregorian, Vartan
Mayo D. Hersey was a lecturer and research associate at Brown from 1934 to 1936, the first year by invitation and the second under a subsidy from the Standard Oil Development Company.Hersey, Mayo D.
John Edward Hill (1864-1934), professor of engineering, was born in New York City on November 9, 1864.Hill, John E.
At the time of his death in Providence on November 22, 1934, John E. Hill was the oldest active member of the faculty.Hill, John E.
In September 1934 Hinrichs submitted a provisional resignation to Brown University.Hinrichs, Albert F.
In 1934 Evans asked permission to speak and intoned a short verse, "In this grave presence to record my name/... Like him who in the desert’s awful frame/ Notches his Cockney initials on the Sphinx."Honorary degrees
Having chosen Brown, Kenny stayed for the rest of his life except for two years, 1927 to 1929, as instructor in English at Northeastern University, one year, 1934-1935, as an exchange professor at the American College in Sofia, Bulgaria, and two stints of military service during World War II and the Korean conflict.Kenny, Robert W.
A reviewer called a later work, "The Menace of Recovery" (1934) "the most sizzling attack which the New Deal has yet received," and had this to say, "Mr. Macdonald, who in long years of teaching acquired that accent of bland and monumental authority which only American professors and the leading writers of ‘The London Times’ and the Paris ‘Temps’ command, learned in his later years as a radical editor of ‘The Nation’ the rhetoric of denunciation.Macdonald, William
Wayland’s address was published with appended notes by Professor William Gammell describing the new building: In a somewhat contradictory account written by Providence architect John Hutchens Cady ’03 in 1934 for the hundredth anniversary of the building, he wrote, "Two influences doubtless, were instrumental in causing its architect, James C. Bucklin, to design this building in accordance with Greek traditions, namely his familiarity with that style, as exemplified by the Arcade which he had recently designed in collaboration with Russell Warren, and his desire to give the hall an academic appearance."Manning Hall
Robert P. Casey was appointed professor of Biblical literature and history of religions, and named chairman of the department in 1934, which changed its name from Department of Biblical Literature and History to Department of Biblical Literature and History of Religions.Religious Studies
Fletcher’s top season records were 6-1-1 in 1934, 6-0-2 in 1936 when William Margeson ’37 led the team to a New England Soccer League title (and personally scored three goals in Brown’s first victory over Yale), 8-1-2 in 1937 (the only loss was to West Point), and 6-1 in 1945.Soccer
In 1934 there were two Spring Day plaques, one showing the college infirmary full of suffering students, the other a desk clerk at the John HayLibrary with a stop watch, the better to charge fines.Spring Day
In 1930 Otto Van Koppenhagen bought a summer home in Edgartown, and in 1934 began a series of concerts held in his living room, which held an audience of 150, in which he was joined by his wife, a soprano, who was also a native of Arnheim.Van Koppenhagen, Otto
"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