Saturday, January 21, 2012

1886 Commencement Program of Dartmouth College at Hanover, New Hampshire


Order of Exercises at Commencement, Dartmouth College, June 24, 1886.  Paper, approx. 19" x 12", folded once, to create four panels.


Order of Exercises
Prayer Music
1.  Salutatory Address, in Latin, by Gilman DuBois Frost of Hanover, New Hampshire
2.  Philosophical Oration: The Philosophical Study of History, by Benjamin John Simcox of Albany, New York
3.  English Oration: Cabinet Government.  By *John Gilbert Thompson of Waukegan, Illinois
4.  Dissertation: The New South.  By Richard Crawford Campbell of Wheeling, West Virginia
5.  English Oration: American Authors in Old Age.  By Harry Hall Hanson of Dover, New Hampshire
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6.  Philosophical Oration: The Philological Study of Modern Languages.  By Hans Peter Andersen of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
7.  Disputation: Is New England Losing its Literary Supremacy?  Arthur Horace Chase of Concord, New Hampshire; Guy Wilson of Bethel, Vermont
8.  Dissertation: The Tariff Relations of New England and Canada.  By John French of Woodstock, Vermont
9.  English Oration: The Influence of Astronomy on Literature.  By Edwin Brant Frost of Hanover, New Hampshire
10.  Disputation: Is Fiction in a Condition of Decline?  Dorman Bradstreet Pike of Dawson, D. T. [Dakota Territory?]; *Walter Sampson of Lakeville, Massachusetts
11.  English Oration: The History of English Law as a Branch of Politics.  By Arthur Henry Hale of Concord, New Hampshire

*Excused from speaking


12.  Dissertation: States' Rights in 1886.  By John Henry Patterson of Thornton's Ferry, New Hampshire
13.  English Oration: The Close of the Era of the American Civil War.  By George Ward Stetson of Lakeville, Massachusetts
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14.  Disputation, (the affirmative ranking as an English Oration): Will Ireland be Pacified by Recent Proposals?  Leon Oscar Williams of Nottingham, New Hampshire; Henry Winfred Thurston of Barre, Vermont
15.  English Oration, (ranking as a Disputation): The New Demands of Labor.  By Frank Olds Loveland of Norwich, Vermont
16.  Oration, with Valedictory Address: The Ethical Element in Greek Literature.  By Arthur Fairbanks of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
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Degrees Conferred

Final Honors

Final Honors have been awarded to members of the graduating class as follows:

Greek:
Arthur Fairbanks, cum laude   
Thomas Jefferson Harris

English:

Robert Gilman Brown
Richard Crawford Campbell
Henry Winfred Thurston

Mathematics:
Gilman DuBois Frost, cum laude

Physics:

Arthur Fairbanks, cum laude
Edwin Brant Frost
Frank Olds Loveland

Astronomy

Edwin Brant Frost


Graduating Class

Dartmouth College

Hans Peter Andersen of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
‡Frederick Price Atkin of Hanover, New Hampshire
William Peaslee  Badger of Malone, New York
Fred Perkins Batcheldor of Haverhill, New Hampshire
Elmer Francis Botsford of Burke, New York
Robert Gilman Brown of Utica, New York
Harry Haynes Burnham of Biddeford, Maine
Richard Crawford Campbell of Wheeling, West Virginia
Arthur Horace Chase of Concord, New Hampshire
Arthur Fairbanks of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
‡William Kirby Ferguson of Malone, New York
George Edwin Fletcher of Tilton, New Hampshire
George Winthrop Fowler of East Pembroke, New Hampshire
John French of Woodstock, Vermont
Edwin Brant Frost of Hanover, New Hampshire
Gilman DuBois Frost of Hanover, New Hampshire
Karl Henry Goodwin of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
Arthur Henry Hale of Concord, New Hampshire
Harry Hall Hanson of Dover, New Hampshire
Thomas Jefferson Harris of Claremont, New Hampshire
William Moore Hatch of Strafford, Vermont
Thomas Michael Higgins of Hardwick, Massachusetts
Ellon Sherburne Hill of Manchester, New Hampshire
Josiah Ide of Croydon, New Hampshire
‡Frederick Bayard Jackson of Methuen, Massachusetts
‡Chancellor Livingston Jenks of Chicago, Illinois
Frank Verner Johnson of Bradford, Vermont
Perrin Truman Kellogg of Worcester, Vermont
William Powers Kelly of Troy, Ohio
‡John Warren Knapp of Malone, New York
Frank Olds Loveland of Norwich, Vermont
Orson Leroy Manchester of Waukegan, Illinois
William Edwin Marden of Lebanon, New Hampshire
Walter Marshall Morgan of Manchester, New Hampshire
John Henry Patterson of Thornton's Ferry, New Hampshire
Dorman Bradstreet Pike of Dawson, D. T. [Dakota Territory?]
Edwin Parker Pitman of Concord, New Hampshire
William Lorenzo Quimby of Lyndon, Vermont [another program shows the name as Quinby]
George Washington Ransom of Durham, New Hampshire
‡Allen Pierce Richmond of Camden, Maine
Edward Harlan Ross of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
Walter Sampson of Lakeville, Massachusetts
Benjamin John Simcox of Albany, New York
Leslie Perkins Snow of Snowville, New Hampshire
George Ward Stetson of Lakeville, Massachusetts
John Gilbert Thompson of Waukegan, Illinois
Henry Winfred Thurston of Barre, Vermont
John Prentice Tucker of Boston, Massachusetts
Frank Tenney Vaughan of Claremont, New Hampshire
‡George Edward Whitehill of Boston, Massachusetts
Leon Oscar Williams of Nottingham, New Hampshire
Guy Wilson of Bethel, Vermont
Frederick Maynerd Wiswall of Marlboro, New Hampshire
Fred Augustus Wood of Lowell, Massachusetts

‡Candidate for the Degree of Bachelor of Letters

Chandler Scientific Department

William Elmer Chaffin of Claremont, New Hampshire
Ernest Jasper Edmands of Lowell, Massachusetts
Herbert Cleveland Gross of Orland, Maine
Edward James Hatch of Lebanan, New Hampshire
Elmer Fay Howard of Hanover, New Hampshire
Granville Knight Howard of Hanover, New Hampshire
Seward Bucknam Livermore of Eastport, Maine
Francis McCarthy of Hanover, New Hampshire
Frederick Arthur Melcalf of Lowell, Massachusetts
James Willie Newton of Hanover, New Hampshire
George Warren Smith of Waseca, Minnesota
William Henry Taylor of Wheelock, Vermont
George William Wales of Manchester, New Hampshire
Ned C. Wardwell of Winchester, New Hampshire


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