Saturday, January 21, 2012

1889 Commencement Program of Dartmouth College at Hanover, New Hampshire



Order of Exercises at Commencement, Dartmouth College, June 26, 1889.  Paper, approx. 19" x 12", folded once, creating four panels.




Order of Exercises
Prayer
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1.  Salutatory Address, in Latin; with Oration: The Influence of Latin upon English.  By Edwin Bell Davis of Manchester, New Hampshire
2.  Philosophical Oration: Intellectual Leadership in American History.  By Jonathan Carpenter Ross of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
3.  English Oration: Ideality in Historical Science.  By William Pillsbury Hale of Concord, New Hampshire
4.  English Oration; Our Oldest Poets; Whittier, Holmes and Lowell.  By Oliver Sherman Warden of Monroe, New Hampshire
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5.  Disputation: Does the Past Century of French History make probable the Continuance of the Republic?
Frederick James Allen of Limerick, Maine; Irving Ellis Sanborn of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
6.  Dissertation: Frederick the Noble.  *Henry Patterson Blair of Manchester, New Hampshire
7.  English Oration: The Use and Abuse of Statistics.  By David Newton Blakely of Marlborough, New Hampshire
8.  Dissertation: Southern Mining and Manufacturing.  By *Joseph Morgan of Trinity Mills, Texas
9.  English Oration: The Present State of the Temperance Problem.  By Alfred Adams Wheat of Nashua, New Hampshire
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10.  Poem (ranking as a Disputation): The American Ideal.  by Ozora Stearns Davis of White River Junction, Vermont
11.  Philosophical Oration: Subterranean Rome.  By Jonathan Irving Buck of Harwich, Massachusetts
12.  Dissertation: Profit Sharing between Capital and Labor.  *Joseph Henry Mason of Marlborough, New Hampshire
13.  Dissertation (ranking as a Disputation): American Oratory as Literature.  By Charles Downer Hazen of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
14.  Oration, with Valedictory Address: The Constitutional Centennial: What of the Future?  By Edward Lincoln Williamson of Albany, New York
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Degrees Conferred


*Excused from speaking


Special Honors


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


Greek:


Charles Downer Hazen


English:


Frederick James Allen
William Drummond Baker
William Pillsbury Hale
Jonathan Carpenter Ross
Oliver Sherman Warden


Mathematics:


Joseph Morgan


Physics:


Benjamin Franklin Ellis
Leslie Howard Ingham


Chemistry:


Josiah Griswold Graves Thompson
Edward Lincoln Williamson






Graduating Class


Dartmouth College


Frederick James Allen of Limerick, Maine
William Drummond Baker of Farmington Falls, Maine
John Barrett of Grafton, Vermont
Ralph Sylvester Bartlett of Eliot, Maine
Henry Patterson Blair of Manchester, New Hampshire
David Newton Blakely of Marlborough, New Hampshire
Edward Pickford Blanchard of Hudson Centre, New Hampshire
Archibald Campbell Boyd of Calais, Maine
Fred Tilson Bradish of West Randolph, Vermont
Jonathan Irving Buck of Harwich, Massachusetts
Frank Lewis Bugbee of Hartford, Vermont
‡Chester Bickford Curtis of New Castle, New Hampshire
Frank Patten Dartt of Springfield, Vermont
‡Edward Bell Davis of Manchester, New Hampshire
Ozora Stearns Davis of White River Junction, Vermont
Dexter Douglas Dow of West Glover, Vermont
Willis Eben Banard Earle of North Thetford, Vermont
Benjamin Franklin Ellis of Peoria, Illinois
James Chester Flagg of Hanover, New Hampshire
‡Harry Mitchell Frost of Portland, Maine
William Pillsbury Hale of Concord, New Hampshire
Charles Downer Hazen of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
‡Frank Johnson Hazen of Whitefield, New Hampshire
George Hiram Hitchcock of Hanover, New Hampshire
Leslie Edward Ingham of Cleveland, Ohio
Nathan Kendall of Cleveland, Ohio
‡Samuel Center Kennard of Manchester, New Hampshire
Albert Edward Kingsbury of Holbrook, Massachusetts
George Byron Kingsbury of Holbrook, Massachusetts
Harold Warren Knight of Charleston, West Virginia
Joseph Henry Mason of Marlborough, New Hampshire
‡George Ephraim Miner of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
Joseph Morgan of Trinity Mills, Texas
Nelson Edwin Baker Morrill of Rochester, New Hampshire
Clarence Egerton Moulton of West Randolph, Vermont
William Morrison Newton of Provincetown, Massachusetts
John Russell Perkins of South Berwick, Maine
‡Frank William [surname illegible] of Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Burt Henry Redfield of Dover, New Hampshire
Walter Franklin Robie of Bradford, Vermont
Jonathan Carpenter Ross of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
Irving Ellis Sanborn of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
Fred Everett Smith of Tunbridge, Vermont
‡George Francis Sparhawk of West Randolph, Vermont
Walter Seager Sullivan of Troy, Ohio
Josiah Griswold Graves Thompson of Nashua, New Hampshire
Oliver Sherman Warden of Monroe, New Hampshire
Alfred Adams Wheat of Nashua, New Hampshire
‡Herbert Jackson Willard of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
Edward Lincoln Williamson of Albany, New York


[the ‡ character was omitted.  In previous commencements, this symbol was used to denote "Candidate for the Degree of Bachelor of Letters".]


Chandler School of Science and the Arts


Christian Peder Andersen of St. Johnsbury, Vermont
George Taylor Bard of Orford, New Hampshire
Amasa Burton Clark of Concord, New Hampshire
Samuel Ryan Cutler of Peterborough, New Hampshire
*Ned Dearborn of Alton, New Hampshire
Charles Eaton Doane of Harwichport, Massachusetts
Hardy Smith Ferguson of Potland, Maine
Edward Smith Riley of Lawrence, Massachusetts
Frank John Reynolds of Claremont, New Hampshire
James Albert Wellman of Cornish, New Hampshire


*Special course



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