The dance group under the direction of Mrs. Flora Hopkins held its first public recital on May 8, 1935.Athletics
In 1935 Pembroke students were allowed to play golf at Wannamoisett Country Club.Athletics
Also in 1935 the Pembroke Physical Education Department branched out with the purchase of equipment for horseshoes, badminton, croquet, and deck tennis.Athletics
Speaking to the alumni at the first Homecoming dinner in 1935, Barbour said, "I came to Brown with lofty dreams and with visions of things to be accomplished.Barbour, Clarence A.
Carl Barus (1856-1935), professor of physics and dean of the Graduate Department, was born in Cincinnati on February 19, 1856, the son of German immigrant parents who had met and married after coming to the United States.Barus, Carl
In 1935 the Commission of Inland Fisheries was discontinued.Biology
John Nicholas Brown went to Harvard, but continued his association with Brown as a Trustee from 1930 to 1935, when he became a Fellow, and as Secretary of the Corporation from 1963 to 1971.Brown family
He taught at Washington University from 1935 until 1937, when he came to Brown as professor of French language and literature.Brown, Harcourt
Brownbrokers was formed in 1935 when some students decided to stage an original music revue.Dramatics
"Something Bruin’" opened on May 10, 1935 with 23 original numbers.Dramatics
In 1935 the building was still in service and had been treated to fresh paint in bright colors.East Building
As restated in the 1935 "Liber Brunensis," the purpose of the members was to "form a miniature parliament ... to give training in unprepared speech," which they did until World War II interrupted such activities.Erasmians
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
In 1935 the affiliation was dropped and the fraternity once more became the local Tau Delta Epsilon.Fraternities
On April 14, 1935 the Gardners held an informal house-warming, at which Albert Mead dedicated the Henry Ames Barker room in memory of Mrs. Gardner’s brother "to all the interests, civic and artistic, that filled his life," and communicated her wish that the room would serve as a meeting place for groups in the college or city who wish to carry on this work.Gardner House
In April 1935 Albert F. Hinrichs was attacked in a confidential bulletin (dutifully reported by the "Providence Journal)" to the Rhode Island Textile Association, warning its members to "treat him as an enemy" in his investigations for his department in Rhode Island.Hinrichs, Albert F.
Another team to remember was that of 1935-36, which, although beset with injuries, managed a season of seven wins and five losses.Hockey
Homecoming for the alumni in the fall was first held in 1935, in response to an expressed need for a time when all alumni could come back to the campus.Homecoming
The idea served its purpose as 800 alumni from the Class of 1867 up to the Class of 1935 congregated at the homecoming dinner.Homecoming
In February 1935, Associated Press sports editor Alan Gould wrote, "The so-called ‘Ivy League’ which is in the process of formation among a group of the older Eastern universities now seems to have welcomed Brown into the fold and automatically assumed the proportions of a Big Eight’".Ivy League
In his reminiscences of Andrews written in 1935, Strauss wrote: Graduating at the same time as Strauss was Jacob Hayman, who came from Russia and entered Brown as a senior in 1893 after first studying at the University of Vermont.Jews
In 1935 the prom again changed location to the Biltmore Hotel.Junior Week
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.
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.
When the first publication of scientific cuneiform texts was happening, Neugebauer, realizing that the translators did not understand the mathematics involved, undertook the work himself, and between 1935 and 1938 published a three-volume edition of Babylonian mathematical texts.Neugebauer, Otto
The first two students were graduated from the nursing school in 1935 and received their degrees in 1936.Nursing program
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
Otis E. Randall wrote a book, "The Dean’s Window," based on his experiences and observations in his seventeen years as dean, which covered a multitude of topics relating to students and alumni, and reflected his view of his office, of which he said he would have found the duties "most irksome if they had been wholly disciplinary, and robbed me of the opportunity which I prized above all others – of playing the part of the ‘big brother.’" In 1935 he embarked on what he considered the most interesting educational venture of his life, when he became chairman of the advisory committee of the Delphian Society, an organization of over 300,000 American women who were pursuing self-education with textbooks published by the Society.Randall, Otis E.
Students furnished their own rooms in a variety of styles until 1935, when all dormitories were furnished by the University.Student housing
East House was closed when enrollment dropped in the early 1930s, but was opened again in 1935.Student housing
Taft earned his doctorate at the University of Wisconsin in 1935 and worked as an associate economist for the Social Security Board, before coming to Brown in 1937 as assistant professor of economics.Taft, Philip
Phoebe Smythe coached tennis in 1927-28, and Ruth E. M’Coy from 1930 to 1935.Tennis
Rohn Truell (1913-1968), professor of applied mathematics, was born on April 6, 1913, in Washington, D. C. He earned a bachelor of science degree in engineering at Lehigh University in 1935, and received his Ph.D. degree from Cornell in 1941.Truell, Rohn
After leaving Nazi Germany, Joaquim Wach came in the fall of 1935 to Brown, where, as visiting professor of biblical literature, he taught courses in the sociology of religion, religious philosophies of the Orient, and the nature and principles of religious development.Wach, Joaquim