In 1955 James P. Adams was appointed to the Board of Trustees of State Colleges and served five of the seven years of his term before cataracts in his eyes caused him to resign.Adams, James P.
After twenty years as professor at Atlanta University, Nabrit became president of Texas Southern University in 1955.African Americans
A Brown chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was established in 1955.African Americans
Among the executive secretaries of the Association were Elizabeth L. Young ’24 from 1927 to 1929, Gertrude Allen McConnell ’10 from 1929 to 1955, Doris Hopkins Stapelton ’28 from 1955 to 1972, and Mary Louise Reece Barksdale ’51 in 1972-73.Alumnae Association
"Cities in Revolt: Urban Life in America, 1743-1776," in 1955, "Mitre and Sceptre: Transatlantic Faith, Ideas, Personalities, and Politics," in 1962, "Vexed and Troubled Englishmen, 1590-1642," in 1968, "Fat Mutton and Liberty of Conscience: Society in Rhode Island, 1636-1690," in 1974, "The Spirit of ’76: the Growth of American Patriotism before Independence," in 1975, "Jamestown, 1544-1699," in 1980, and "Early Americans," in 1981.Bridenbaugh, Carl
Benjamin Williams Brown (1897-1955), professor of English and director of Sock and Buskin, born in Danielson, Connecticut, on December 1, 1897, was a direct descendant of Roger Williams.Brown, Benjamin W.
When classes resumed in January 1955 after the Christmas recess, Ben Brown did not appear.Brown, Benjamin W.
Later in life he attended their class reunions and posed again in 1955 with them.Brown family
One more revival of the "Brunavian" was attempted and at least two issues appeared in November and December of 1955.Brunavian
On his return Millar Burrows was shown the manuscripts, which came to be known as the Dead Sea Scrolls, and, after that devoted himself to the study of the scrolls, on which he became an authority, publishing "The Dead Sea Scrolls" in 1955, and "More Light on the Dead Sea Scrolls" in 1958.Burrows, Millar
On Friday, May 13, 1955, an anonymous gift of $101.01 was received by the University from Professor Carberry to establish the Josiah S. Carberry Fund in memory of his "future late wife."Carberry, Josiah S.
A Civic Convocation was held on February 3, 1955 "to recognize the continuing and rewarding associations between the community and the University."Civic Convocation
The five Deans of the College who became college presidents were: James Stacy Coles, acting dean of the College for one year when he became president of Bowdoin College in 1952; Brown president Barnaby Keeney, acting dean in 1952-53 and dean from 1953 to 1955; K. Roald Bergethon, acting dean in 1955-56 and dean from 1956 to 1958, who went to Lafayette College; Charles H. Watts II ’47, dean from 1958 to 1962, who became president of Bucknell; and Robert W. Morse, dean from 1962 to 1964, who became president of Case Western Reserve University.Dean
Additions to the department in the early part of the twentieth century were Arthur H. Blanchard, who taught civil engineering from 1899 to 1910, Ansel Brooks, who taught mechanical drawing from 1903 to 1920, and Leighton T. Bohl, who taught civil engineering from 1913 to 1955.Engineering
In 1953 Sachs received a grant to study astronomical cuneiform tablets in the British Museum, and his work enabled Neugebauer to publish "Astronomical Cuneiform Tests" in 1955, while Sachs published "Late Babylonian Astronomical and Related Texts."History of Mathematics
After seven years of no hockey at Brown and an informal team in 1946-47, the coaches were Westcott E. S. Moulton from 1947 to 1952, Donald Whiston from 1952 to 1955, James Fullerton from 1955 to 1970, J. Allan Soares from 1970 to 1974, Richard Toomey from 1974 to 1978, Paul Schilling from 1978 to 1982, Herbert Hammond from 1982 to 1988, and Bob Gaudet, whose four-year record frow 1988 to 1992 was 15-19-6.Hockey
The building had been made possible through a gift of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. in 1955 and a federal grant of $400,000 from the United States Public Health Service.Hunter Laboratory
Construction had begun in December 1955, and Barnaby Keeney said in his speech at the laying of the cornerstone (which he identified as "my first cornerstone"), that this quadrangle was designed "to provide a dignified and happy home for the independents," the Wriston Quadrangle having already taken care of fraternity housing.Keeney Quadrangle
Other officers who headed the Air Science Department were Col. Gilbert E. Goodman from 1955 to 1957, Lt. Col. George W. Hutcheson from 1958 to 1960, Major Arthur E. Allen from 1960 to 1961, Lt. Col. William J. Grundmann from 1962 to 1966, Major Robert G. Liotta from 1966 to 1969, and Capt.Military education
Guy Dodge became chairman in 1950 and added to the department Whitney Perkins in 1953, Elmer Cornwell in 1955, and Lea Williams in 1956, Elliot Goodman, who was an intern in the department in 1955, became instructor in 1956 and assistant professor in 1958.Political Science
President Keeney’s inauguration on Monday, October 31, 1955, was attended by 25 college presidents and 83 delegates from colleges and universities, among them Robert M. Keeney, who attended his son’s inauguration as alumnus and delegate of the Colorado School of Mines.President
Among the faculty members he recruited were Trygg Engen (olfactory research) in 1954, Anthony Davids (behavior pathology of children) and Russell M. Church (perception and judgment of time) in 1955, Lewis Lipsitt (developmental research and founder of the Child Study Center) in 1957, Allan M. Schrier (primate behavior) in 1958, and Bryan E. Shepp (comparative studies of thinking and judgment) in 1964.Psychology
In the spring of 1955 the Yacht Club replaced its fleet of wooden boats with fifteen fiberglass racing dinghies.Sailing
In the fall of 1955 the team won the New England championships and captured the Angsten Trophy at the mid-western championships.Sailing
In the next few years the department was enlarged by the arrival of Kurt B. Mayer in 1950, Harold W. Pfautz in 1952, Sidney Goldstein in 1955, Basil G. Zimmer in 1959, and James M. Sakoda in 1962.Sociology