William Watts Folwell papers, ca. 1856-1929.


William Watts Folwell papers, ca. 1856-1929.

Collection contains biographical material regarding William Watts Folwell, first President of the University of Minnesota. Historical references to early Minnesota and University of Minnesota history are referred to in correspondence and notes compiled by Fowell for his many speeches and addresses.

50 linear in.


SNAC Resource ID: 7856821

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

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The Minneapolis History Collection was originally a division of Special Collections of the Minneapolis Public Library. This collection was later absorbed by the Minneapolis Public Library Special Collections Department. From the description of Minneapolis History Collection photographs undated. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 302319574 From the guide to the Minneapolis History Collection photographs, undated, (University of Minnesota Libraries. No...

Minnesota Historical Society

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Taussig, Frank William, 1859-1940

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Taussig graduated from Harvard in 1879, and taught economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Frank William Taussig, 1890-1946 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973196 ...

Kiehle, David L. (David Litchard), 1837-1918

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David Litchard Kiehle was a lecturer and professor of Pedagogy at the University of Minnesota, from 1891-1902. From the description of Speech, 1902. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63291870 ...

Adams, Charles Kendall, 1835-1902

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Historian, President of Cornell University, 1885-1892. From the description of Charles Kendall Adams papers, 1882-1892. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935288 ...

Neill, Edward D. (Edward Duffield), 1823-1893

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Merriman, Orlando Crosby, b. 1827.

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Burton, Marion Le Roy, 1874-1925

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President of University of Michigan, 1920-1925. From the description of Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1895-1925. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80711269 From the description of Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1901-1925. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422205 M. L. Burton was president of the University of Minnesota from 1917 to 1920. From the description of M.L. Burton papers, 1917-1920. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). Wo...

Pillsbury, J. S. (John Sargent), 1827-1901

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John Sargent Pillsbury was born in Sutton, New Hampshire, and came to the village of St. Anthony MN in 1855 to open a hardware business. 15 years later, he began his flour milling enterprise, which became one of the largest in the world. In 1863, Pillsbury began to take an interest in the University of Minnesota, which had been closed by debt. Pillsbury accepted an appointment as a University Regent, and began the first of several successful rescues of the University. He served as a Regent until...

Walker, Versal J., d. 1876.

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Washburn, F. L. (Frederic Leonard), 1860-1927

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Whitney, Helen Ardell.

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Wheelock, Joseph Albert, 1831-1906.

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Gregory, John Milton, 1822-1898

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Regent of Illinois Industrial University. From the description of Scrapbooks, 1849-1898. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28410383 ...

Hill, Albert Ross, 1869-

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Bowman, John Bryan, 1824-1891.

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Chase, Ray P. (Ray Park), 1880-1948

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Snyder, Fred Beal, 1859-1951.

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Fred Beal Snyder was a lawyer, and city councilman for Minneapolis, a Minnesota State representative and senator, and a member of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. From the description of Fred Beal Snyder papers, 1912-1950. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63291663 Fred Beal Snyder was born on Feb. 21, 1859 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Snyder enrolled in the University of Minnesota preparatory school (forerunner of the Univer...

Orton, Edward, 1829-1899

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First president of The Ohio State University (originally the Ohio State Agricultural and Mechanical College) and Professor of Geology, Mining and Metallurgy. From the description of Commonplace book, 1848. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 22675241 First president of The Ohio State University (1873-1881) and Professor of Geology. Previously served as president of Antioch College; state geologist of Ohio for many years. From the description of...

Bryant, Charles S., 1808-1885

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University of Minnesota. School of Nursing

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Day, Frank A. b. 1850.

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Chase, George L.

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Tousley, Orson V.

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Vincent, George E. (George Edgar), 1864-1941

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George E. Vincent was born in Rockford, Illinois. He was associated with the Chautauqua system from 1886 to 1915, and became honorary president of Chautauqua from 1915 to 1937. In addition, he taught at the University of Chicago from 1892 to 1911, and served as Dean of the University of Chicago Faculties of Art, Literature and Science from 1907 to 1911. He was president of the University of Minnesota from 1911 to 1917, leaving to become president of the Rockefeller Foundation from 1917 until 192...

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.

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In 1914, University of Minnesota president Dr. George E. Vincent approached Drs. William and Charles Mayo to form a partnership that would combine the educational offerings of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota with the Graduate School at the University of Minnesota. In 1915, the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research was established and endowed to support general medical and surgical education and research. In 1964, the name of the Foundation was changed to the Mayo Graduate Sc...

Todd, M. R.

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Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota

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The Minnesota Geological and Natural History Survey was created by a state legislative act approved March 1, 1872, and carrying an appropriation of $1,000 annually to carry out its work, which was to be done under the direction of the Board of Regents of the University. In July 1872, Newton H. Winchell was invited by President William W. Folwell to direct the survey, a post in which he continued for 28 years. During much of this time he also served the University’s Department of Geology, as inst...

Harwood, Avery.

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Twining, Edward H.

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Wyer, J. I. (James Ingersoll), 1869-1955.

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Loring, Charles M. (Charles Morgridge), 1832-1922

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Austin, Horace, 1831-1905

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Grant, Lewis Addison, b. 1829.

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University of Minnesota. Dept. of Agriculture.

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University of Minnesota. Folwell Hall.

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Donaldson, Aris B., 1831-1883.

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Goode, J. Paul, 1862-1932

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Sibley, Henry Hastings, 1811-1891

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American pioneer; first Governor of Minnesota. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to William L. Marcy, 1853 Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664016 Fur trader; soldier; politician; Governor of Minnesota, 1850-1860. From the description of Papers, 1815-1830. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 17998041 Henry Sibley was a general in the Confederate Army. From the de...

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White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918

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The second International Peace Conference was held at the Hague in 1907. From the description of Hague Peace Conference documents, 1907. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64052217 Ambassador to Russia; first president of Cornell University. From the description of Andrew Dickson White papers, 1901-1902. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155410378 Andrew Dickson White was born at Homer, New York, November 7, 1832. ...

Wirth, Theodore, 1863-1949

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Bradstreet, John S., 1845-1914.

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Nelson, Knute, 1843-1923

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Knute Nelson was born in Vosse Elven, Norway, on February 2, 1843. In 1849 he and his widowed mother emigrated to the United States, settling first in Chicago (1849-1850), then in Dane County, Wisconsin, where he enlisted in the Fourth Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment (1861-1864) during the Civil War. Following the war he was graduated from the Albion Academy and studied law in a Madison, Wisconsin, law office, being admitted to the bar in 1867 and then serving as a representative in the ...

Thompson, Edwin J.

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Gray, John H. (John Henry), 1859-1946

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University of Minnesota. Burton Hall.

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Mayo, William James, 1861-1939

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Graduate of University of Michigan Medical School. From the description of William James Mayo papers, 1937. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418409 ...

Lamphrey, Morris, 1827-1879.

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Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916

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American educator who served as the president of the University of Michigan. From the description of Letter, 1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367566221 President of the University of Michigan, minister to China and Turkey. From the description of James Burrill Angell papers, 1845-1916. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419061 Editor of Providence Journal, 1860-1866. From the description of Letter, [ca.1860-1866], Providence,...

Gibson, Paris, 1830-1920

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Paris Gibson was born on July 1, 1830, in Brownfield, Maine. He was the son of Abel and Anne (Howard) Gibson. He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1851. In 1853 he was elected to the Maine legislature. In August 1858, Gibson married Valeria G. Sweat, who was born in Brownfield, on Nov. 30, 1839. The couple had four children, two of whom died at an early age. The surviving sons, Phillip and Theodore, later helped their father in some of his business activities. In 1859 the new couple...

Chute, Charles R.

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Fjelde, Jacob, 1859-1896

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Burt, David, 1822-1881.

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Tuttle, James Harvey, 1824-1903

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Powell, Louise M.

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Washburn, W. Wyan (Willard Wyan)

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W. W. Washburn and J. J. Hesler were Confederate sutlers for the 7th Louisiana Regiment at Manassas, Virginia. From the description of Washburn and Hesler ledger, 1861-1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122573809 ...

Fairfield, Edmund B. (Edmund Burke), 1821-1904

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Edmund Burke Fairfield was minister, educator and college administrator in Ohio, Michigan and Nebraska, and republican politician, who first gained fame for a speech opposing slavery in the territories delivered in 1857. Fairfield was born in August 7, 1821 Parkersburg, Virginia (later West Virginia). His father Micaiah was a slaveholder who emancipated his slaves when the family moved to Troy, Ohio and established a printing business. Edmund enrolled first at Denison Un...

Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

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Fourth president of The Ohio State University (1895-99). Previously served as president of the University of Nebraska for 4 years. In 1899, he became librarian at Columbia University. From the description of Papers, 1884-1899. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23852658 President of Ohio State University. From the description of James Hulme Canfield letters, 1897-1898. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74898544 James C...

University of Minnesota. Library

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Buck, Solon Justus, 1884-1962

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Historian, archivist. From the description of Reminiscences of Solon Justus Buck : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309731781 Biographical Note 1884, Aug. 16 Born, Berlin, Wis. 1900 1906 A...

Atwater, Isaac, 1818-1906

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Zeleny, John, b. 1872.

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Beardsley, Arthur, b. 1843.

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Zeleny, Anthony, 1870-1947

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Anthony Zeleny was a physicist and teacher at the University of Minnesota. From the description of Anthony Zeleny papers, 1902-1939. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63313990 Anthony Zeleny was born in Racine, Wisconsin in 1870. He received his B.S. (1892), M.S. (1893) and Ph.D. (1907) from the University of Minnesota. From 1893-1895 he taught high school physics in Jamestown, North Dakota and Minneapolis. In 1895, he joined the facult...

Leach, George E. (George Emerson), 1876-1955

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Moss, Lemuel, 1829-1904

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Lemuel Moss served as president of Indiana University 1875-1884. Born in Boone County, Kentucky, Moss was a printer by trade but also worked as a pastor before entering higher education. In 1865, Moss became professor of theology at the University of Lewisburg (now Bucknell), where he remained until 1868. In 1874, he accepted the post of president at the University of Chicago, which he left the following year to become president of Indiana University. He remained in this...

Adams, Elmer E. (Elmer Ellsworth), 1861-1950

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Shepardson, George Defrees, 1864-1926.

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George DeFrees Shepardson was born in 1864 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He received his B.A. from Denison University (1885), his M. A. in languages from Cornell University (1888), and a Mechanical Engineering degree in 1889. During his sabbatical year in 1912, he earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. In 1891, Dr. Shepardson accepted a position at the University of Minnesota, where he remained until his death in 1926. He published over 125 articles and several textbooks, and was largely responsible f...

Schaper, William August, 1869-1955.

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Clark, Edwin, b. 1834.

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North, J. W. (John W.)

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Private, Parker's Battery, Marion Artillery, S.C. Volunteers. From the description of Confederate soldier's parole, 1865 May 1, Greensboro, N.C. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 31399824 ...

Hosmer, James K. (James Kendall), 1834-1927

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Unitarian minister; after Civil War a librarian, historian, college professor. From the description of J. K. Hosmer letter to F. B. Sanborn [manuscript], 1865 September 7. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 713901241 ...

Cowen, William Streeter, 1826-1912.

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University of Minnesota. Drill Hall.

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Minneapolis, Minn. Board of Park Commissioners

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Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

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Eliot served as president of Harvard University (1869-1909). From the description of Correspondence of Charles W. Eliot, 1870-1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339031 Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was President of Harvard University from March 12, 1869 to May 19, 1909. He also taught mathematics and chemistry at Harvard University (1858-1863) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-1869). Eliot was one of the most influential educa...

Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855

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Stephen Grellet (28 October 1772 – 16 November 1855) was a prominent French-American Quaker missionary. Grellet was born Étienne de Grellet du Mabillier in Limoges, the son of Antoine Gabriel Grellet, a counsellor of King Louis XVI also director of the first chinaware fabric in Limoges. His family had some interest in iron making. Raised as a Roman Catholic, he was educated at the Military College of Lyons, now the Institut d'études politiques de Lyon, and at the age of 17 he entered the person...

Clark, William Smith, 1826-1886

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Botanist, chemist, mineralogist, President of Massachusetts (1867-1879) and Sapporo (1876-1877) Agricultural Colleges. From the description of President William Smith Clark papers, 1814-1997 (bulk 1844-1884). (University of Massachusetts Amherst). WorldCat record id: 51686524 ...

Firkins, Oscar W., 1864-1932

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Oscar Wilde Firkins was a literary critic and professor of comparative literature at the University of Minnesota. Francis Brown Barton was a professor in the French Dept. at the University. From the description of Oscar Wilde Firkins papers, 1909-1932. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63300997 Oscar Wilde Firkins was a literary critic and professor of comparative literature at the University of Minnesota. From the description of Oscar W...

Upham, Warren, 1850-1934

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Dunnell, Mark H. (Mark Hill), 1823-1904

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Shaw, Albert

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Hays, W. M. (Willet Martin), 1859-1916

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Agricultural education reformer, farm management expert, U.S. assistant secretary of agriculture, 1905-1913. Willet Hays received his bachelor and master degrees from Iowa State University in 1885 and 1896, respectively. Hays was a pioneer in the teaching and field study of agricultural economics, particularly farm management. He introduced and tested many hybrid varieties of field crops. He was best known for his promotion of agricultural education on a high school level, and established a uniq...

Tenny, C. W.

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Wilson, Thomas Frederick

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Epithet: Master of Requests, Dean of Durham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x0003cc ...

Sanford, Maria Louise, 1836-1920

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Maria Sanford was Professor of Rhetoric and Elocution at the University of Minnesota 1880-1909. From the description of Maria Sanford papers, 1869-1922. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63301117 Born on December 19, 1836 in Saybrook, Connecticut, Maria Sanford attended the Normal School in New Britain, graduating at the age of 19. After graduation, she taught local children in various Connecticut communities until 1871. Since women wer...

Bull, Coates Preston, 1872-

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Coates Preston Bull was born in 1872 in Edina Mills, Minnesota. He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1901, and remained as a professor of Agronomy, except for a term of service for the Red Cross starting in 1918 in Serbia. In addition to teaching, Bull also worked with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture's Weed Program as well as founding the American Society of Agronomy, which led the development of the Crop Improvement Association. He was a member of Sigma Xi, the American Gene...

Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1879-1954

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Lawyer and secretary to President Woodrow Wilson. From the description of Papers of Joseph P. Tumulty, 1898-1969 (bulk 1913-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061701 Joseph P. Tumulty, 1879-1954, b. Jersey City, NJ, secretary to President Woodrow Wilson; lawyer, served as secretary to Wilson when he was governor of New Jersey. Byron Johnson Rees, 1877-1920, b, Westfield, IN, educated Brown University, Harvard, Oxford; professor of English at Wil...

Campbell, Gabriel, 1838-1923

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University of Minnesota. Law School.

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The first lectures in the College of Law were given at the University of Minnesota on September 11, 1888 by Dean William S. Pattee to 27 students in the Hermean room in the basement of Old Main. In 1889, the first law school was erected on campus (now known as Pattee Hall) and by 1894, the College of Law enrolled 320 students, employed 14 lecturers and offered three courses of study, a two-year program offered in the day, a three-year program in the evening, and a one-year graduate ...

Gilfillan, John B. (John Bachop), 1835-1924

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Folwell, William Watts, 1833-1929

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Born in Romulus, Seneca County, N.Y. Graduated from Hobart College in 1857; appointed president of the University of Minnesota in 1869. From the description of Letter : Minneapolis, to Florence, 1926 Oct. 12. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57196433 ...

Sykes, George, b. 1833.

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Smith, Samuel George, 1852-1915

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University of Minnesota. School of Agriculture

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The School of Agriculture opened on October 18, 1888, on the University Farm in St. Paul, with 17 students registered for the fall term. The School's administrative home was the College of Agriculture, and the School would remain a part of the College's administrative structure throughout its existence. Additional branches of the School of Agriculture were opened in Crookston (1906), Morris (1909), Grand Rapids (1921), and Waseca (1952). At their meeting on May 12, 1960, the Board of Regents, on...

Northrop, Cyrus, 1834-1922

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Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature at Yale. President of the University of Minnesota 1884-1911. From the description of Cyrus Northrop letter to E. C. Stedman [manuscript], 1875 December 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 176633269 College president, educator, and public official from Connecticut. From the description of Letter of Cyrus Northrop, 1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454743 Cyrus Northrop was the second presiden...

Williams, J. Fletcher (John Fletcher), 1834-1895

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Fahnestock was a prominent Philadelphia writer, antiquarian and book collector who died in the burning steamer United States on the Ohio River. From the description of Memoir of George W. Fahnestock, 1868. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122541062 ...

Wilkins, Matilda Jane Campbell, b. 1896.

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University of Minnesota.

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The West Bank Union at the University of Minnesota was established in 1967 to offer services to students. It took until 1980 for the union to have its own space in Willey Hall, including an auditorium and lounge spaces for students. Student services and facilities were established in the newly constructed West Bank Union skyway, which connected Willey and Blegen Halls. From the guide to the West Bank Union papers, circa 1970s-1980s, (University of Minnesota Libraries. University Arch...

Hobart College

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Porter, Edward D, b. 1829.

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Coffey, Walter Castella, 1876-1956.

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Walter Coffey was an educator at the University of Illinois and the University of Minnesota, and president of the University of Minnesota and of Hamline University in St. Paul MN. From the description of Walter Castella Coffey papers, 1909-1956. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63300701 Walter Castella Coffey, B.S. (1906), M.S. (1909), University of Illinois. Dean, Department of Agriculture (1921-1940), President (1941-1945), Universit...

Pike, William Abbott, 1851-1895.

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Buffington, L. S. (Leroy Sunderland), 1847-1931

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Leroy Sunderland Buffington was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1847 and received all of his formal education there. His first employment was with the architectural firm of Hannaford and Anderson, whom he left in 1871 to move with his wife of two years to St. Paul. He entered partnership with Abraham Radcliffe, an established architect, which lasted until 1874 when he moved to Minneapolis and opened an office that he continued to maintain until 1931. He had no partners.In 1880, he was appointed the...

Hewitt, Charles N. (Charles Nathaniel), 1835-1910

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Charles Nathaniel Hewitt was born June 3, 1836 at Vergennes, Vermont, the son of Dr. Henry and Althea (Brush) Hewitt. Shortly after his birth, the family moved to Potsdam, New York, where he was instructed in medicine by his father. He was sent to an academy in Cheshire, Connecticut, prior to enrolling at Geneva Grammar School in New York. In 1853 he was admitted to Boart College in Geneva, New York. After graduating from Hobart in 1856, he entered Albany Medical College, graduating...

Hinsdale, Robert Graham, 1833-1889.

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Coffman, Lotus Delta, 1875-1938

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Lotus Delta Coffman came to the University of Minnesota in 1915 as Dean of the College of Education. He became president of the University in 1920, serving until his death in 1938. From the description of Lotus Delta Coffman papers, 1907-1939. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63314350 Lotus Coffman was born in Salem, Indiana in 1875. He graduated from Indiana University (AB 1905), (MA 1910) and Columbia University (Ph.D. 1911). He was a professor o...

Minneapolis institute of arts

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Minnesota 1900: Art and Life on the Upper Mississippi, 1890-1915 was an exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in 1994. The exhibit displayed architectural drawings and elements, paintings, furniture, lighting devices, ceramics, metalwork and objects made by local Native Americans documenting life of residents along the upper Mississippi from 1890-1915. From the description of Minnesota 1900 exhibit collection 1994. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 31...

Webb, Alexander S. (Alexander Stewart), 1835-1911

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President of City College, 1870-1903. From the description of Papers, 1855-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155504204 President of the College of the City of New York. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Ida B. Forbes, 1897 Jan. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589007 Alexander S. Webb: joined U.S. Army in 1855; served in Minnesota and Florida, and in 1857 became professor of mathematics at West Point; served in Civil War,...

Barber, A. H.

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Phelps, William F. (William Franklin), 1822-1907

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Minnesota. State High School Board

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Dietrichson, Gerhard, b. 1884.

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Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930

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President of Yale University. From the description of Letter to William C. Welling, 1917 September 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50997891 James Hadley: philologist; B.A., Yale, 1842; spent two years at the Yale Divinity School, 1844-1845; appointed tutor in Yale College in 1845, promoted to asst. prof. of Greek in 1848, in 1851 succeeded Theodore Dwight Woolsey, holding the chair of Greek until retirement. Arthur Twining Hadley wa...

Winchell, N. H. (Newton Horace), 1839-1914

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Newton Horace Winchell came to Minnesota in 1872 when the Legislature offered him $1,000 to complete the first geological survey of the state. He was the first person to map Minnesota's geology and mineral deposits; he discovered the valuable low-grade iron ore deposits of the Mesabi and Vermilion ranges. He founded the Minnesota Geological Survey, served as its director for 28 years, and was the first head of the University's geology and geophysics department. From the guide to the ...

Brooks, Jabez, 1823-1910.

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University of Minnesota. General Extension Division

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In Minnesota, 4-H grew out of the boys and girls clubs movement. Theodore (Dad) Erickson, introduced the first agricultural club in 1904, focusing on teaching boys about corn-growing and culminating in growing competitions. In 1912, Erickson was appointed as the first 4-H club leader in Minnesota, a position he held until 1940. Conservation education was added to programming in the 1920s, with the center of activity at the Leadership Camp at Itasca State park. The public face of 4-H historically...

Chute, Richard.

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Folwell, William Bainbridge, 1878-1938.

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William Watts Folwell, B.A. (1857), M.A. (1960) Hobart College, NY; LL.D. Racine College (1870), Hobart College (1878). Author of A History of Minnesota . Librarian (1869-1903), professor of political science (1884-1907), and first president of the University of Minnesota (1869-1883). William Watts Folwell was born in Seneca County, NY on February 14, 1833. He attended Hobart College, NY, where he received his undergraduate degree in 1857 and M.A. in 1860. He was awarded...

University of Minnesota. President's Lawn.

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Countryman, Gratia A. (Gratia Alta), 1866-1953

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Gratia A. Countryman was born in Hastings, Minnesota, November 29, 1866, the daughter of Levi N. and Alta Chamberlain Countryman. She graduated from Hastings High School in 1882 and from the University of Minnesota in 1889. Shortly after graduating from the University she joined the staff of the Minneapolis Public Library. In 1890 she was head cataloger, and in 1903 she was made head librarian, succeeding James K. Hosmer. In 1918, Gratia Countryman adopted a son, Wellington. Aside from her work ...

Liggett, William M.

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Wulling, Frederick J. (Frederick John), 1866-1947.

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Frederick John Wulling came to the University of Minnesota in 1892 to organize the College of Pharmacy with an appointment as a professor in Pharmacy and Dean of the Faculty. Following his retirement in 1937, he remained active in professional organizations and as a speaker. From the description of Frederick J. Wulling papers, 1884-1948. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63291939 Frederick John Wulling was a pharmacist, educator and dean of the Univ...