Frederic Aldin Hall records, 1913-1924.


Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Office of the Chancellor. Frederic Aldin Hall records, 1913-1924.

Frederic Aldin Hall records, 1913-1924.

Correspondents include Joseph Erlanger (Chairman, Dept. of Physiology in the School of Medicine), Otto Heller (professor of German), David F. Houston, and Alexander S. Langsdorf (Dean, School of Engineering); collection also includes correspondence concerning the appointment of Arthur Holly Compton as chairman of the Dept. of Physics.

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Erlanger, Joseph, 1874-1965 (person)

Physiologist. Professor of Physiology at Washington University, School of Medicine, 1910-1946. Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine and Physiology with Herbert S Gasser in 1944. See also Robert G. Frank, Jr., Journal of the History of Biology 12 (1979):193-201. From the description of Joseph Erlanger papers, 1890-1964. 1890-1964. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 10603002 Joseph Erlanger (1874-1965) received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University ...

Washington university Saint Louis, Mo. (corporateBody)

On October 17, 2000, Washington University hosted the third presidential debate before the 2000 presidential election. This was the second debate held on the University campus: the University had hosted a debate in 1992 and was scheduled to host a 1996 debate which was later cancelled. The debate was held in the Washington University Field House, where Texas governor George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore debated for ninety minutes over issues such as health care, tax cuts, the death penalty,...

Langsdorf, Alexander S. (Alexander Suss), 1877-1973 (person)

Hall, Frederic Aldin, 1854-1925 (person)

Heller, Otto, 1863-1941 (person)

Otto Heller was born in 1863 in the province of Saxony, Germany. After initial aspirations to be an actor, Heller attended the University of Prague, followed by the universities of Munich, Vienna, and Berlin. He came to the United States in 1883 as a tutor and secured the post of instructor in Greek at LaSalle College in Philadelphia in 1887. After receiving his doctor's degree from the University of Chicago in 1890, he taught briefly at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before becoming ...

Houston, David Franklin, 1866-1940 (person)

Houston was an educator, cabinet officer, and business executive. In Woodrow Wilson's administration he was secretary of agriculture (1913-1920), secretary of the treasury (1920-1921), and chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. From the description of David Franklin Houston papers, 1891-1930 (inclusive), 1913-1921 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612368785 From the guide to the David Franklin Houston papers, 1891-1930 (inclusive), 1913-1921 (bulk)., (Houghto...

Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Office of the Chancellor. (corporateBody)

Chancellor of Washington University, 1913-1923. Born in Brunswick, Maine, November 20, 1854; graduated from Drury College, Springfield, Missouri, 1878; Principal of Drury Academy, 1878-1891; studied at the University of Gottingen under noted German classical scholar Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorf, 1891-1892; Goodell Professor of Greek and Dean, Drury College, 1892-1901; appointed Collier Professor of Greek at Washington University, 1902; Acting Dean of the Washington ...

Hadley, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer), 1872-1927 (person)