Historical Record Lists

Source: General catalogue of the University of Rochester, 1850-1911

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Historical Record Lists
TeachersClara Bell 1908-1910NYMonroe CoChurchville
TeachersClara Bell 1910-1911PAMcKean CoKane
PhysiciansFrank Wayland 1866-1901NYErie CoBuffalo
PhysiciansFrank Wayland 1877NYErie CoBuffalo, General Hospital
JournalistsJohn Beach 1886NYLivingston CoGeneseo, Livingston Democrat, political editor
TeachersFrederick Husted 1893-1896NYOntario CoCanandaigua, High School
PrincipalsFrederick Husted 1896-1898KYKenton CoCovington, High School
PrincipalsFrederick Husted 1899NYSteuben CoBath, Haverling High School
PrincipalsFrederick Husted 1899-1900NYCattaraugus CoSalamanca, High School
PrincipalsFrederick Husted 1900-1907NYMonroe CoRochester, High School
TeachersBertha May 1907-1908NYMonroe CoRochester, West High School
TeachersCarolyn 1905NYCattaraugus CoFranklinville
ProfessorsCharles Wisner 1883-1899MOJackson CoKansas City, Dental College
JournalistsEdward Le Grand 1874-1879NYMonroe CoRochester, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, city editor
JournalistsEdward Le Grand 1879-1882PAMcKean CoBradford, Sunday Star, Editor
ProfessorsJohn Quincy 1907-1911NYNew York CoManhattan, Auburn Theological Seminary
Board of EducationJsaac 1906NYMonroe CoRochester
Board of EducationEugene Clarence 1899-1911NYCayuga CoAuburn
MayorsEugene Clarence 1906-1908NYCayuga CoAuburn
TeachersLouis Ellsworth 1886-1887MNStearns CoSt Cloud, State Normal School
ProfessorsLouis Ellsworth 1887-1888SDClay CoVermillion, University of South Dakota
OthersHarold Edward 1910-1911NYNew York CoNew York City, Westinghouse, Church, Kerr and Co, engineer
OthersKarl Ernest 1907-1908NYBroome CoEndicott, Endicott-Johnson Co
OthersKarl Ernest 1909-1910NYBroome CoBinghamton, YMCA, office secretary
OthersJoseph Tilden 1895-1911Ailing and Cory Co, president
PrincipalsArthur Richard 1897-1899NYWarren CoWarrensburg, High School
ProfessorsGalusha 1866-1873MAMiddlesex CoNewton Theological Institute
OthersGalusha 1878-1885ILCook CoChicago, University of Chicago, President
OthersGalusha 1887-1890OHLicking CoGranville, Denison University, President
MinistersFred Earl 1896-1898VAArlington CoBallston, First Presbyterian Church
PhysiciansGeorge Emory 1887-1894NELancaster CoLincoln
PhysiciansGeorge Emory 1895-1911MIBay CoBay City
JournalistsHenry Victor 1891-1892NYMonroe CoRochester, Rochester NY Herald, reporter
JournalistsHenry Victor 1892-1893NYErie CoBuffalo, Buffalo NY Courier
JournalistsHenry Victor 1893-1903New York Tribune, Editorial staff
PhysiciansDuane Prescott 1880-1911MOSt Louis City
PhysiciansEdward Boynton 1881NYJefferson CoPhiladelphia, St Marys Hospital
PhysiciansEdward Boynton 1896-1911NYMonroe CoRochester, City Hospital
TeachersFrances Allen 1909-1910NYMonroe CoRochester, East High School
JournalistsLouis Marlin 1893NYMonroe CoRochester, Rochester NY Herald, Editorial staff
PhysiciansSolomon Jacob 1908-1909PAAllegheny CoPittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania Hospital
PhysiciansSolomon Jacob 1910-1911NYMonroe CoRochester, General Hospital
DiplomatsJames H. 1861ItalyCampaniaNaples
TeachersWalter Whipple 1898-1899NYMonroe CoRochester
TeachersWalter Whipple 1902-1905NHMerrimack CoConcord
PrincipalsHerbert Benton 1905-1907NYJefferson CoEvans Mills
PrincipalsHerbert Benton 1907-1911NYWayne CoSavannah
TeachersRoscoe Lewis 1895-1897CALos Angeles CoLos Angeles
TeachersRoscoe Lewis 1898-1911CALos Angeles CoPasadena, High School
OthersEdward Congdon 1910-1911Johnston Harvester Co, secretary
TeachersWalter Scott 1899-1901NYDelaware CoFranklin
PrincipalsWalter Scott 1901-1903NYOnondaga CoFabius
PrincipalsWalter Scott 1903-1904PATioga CoBlossburg
PrincipalsWalter Scott 1904-1909NYSt Lawrence CoBrasher Falls
OthersClarence John 1909-1911NYMonroe CoRochester, Union Oil Co, salesman
OthersJay S. 1863-1864American Baptist Home Mission Society, corresponding secretary
OthersTruman Jay 1883-1908NYKings CoBrooklyn, Packer Institute, President
JournalistsRay 1896NYMonroe CoRochester, Rochester NY Herald, reporter
JournalistsRay 1897Wilmington NC Journal
TeachersAlmon Clematus 1868-1876NJHudson CoJersey City
MayorsCharles Olin 1885-1886IAWright CoEagle Grove
District AttorneysCharles Olin 1889-1890SDMinnehaha Co
TeachersElmer Ellsworth James 1894-1895NJBurlington CoBordentown, Military Institute
ProfessorsElmer Ellsworth James 1896-1899NYUlster CoNew Paltz, State Normal School
PrincipalsElmer Ellsworth James 1906-1907NYTompkins CoIthaca
ProfessorsElmer Ellsworth James 1907-1911NYTompkins CoIthaca, Cornell University
ArchitectsHoward 1888-1895NEBuffalo CoKearney
EngineersJames Murray 1878CASan Francisco CoSan Francisco
BankersJoseph Mead 1888-1891SDMinnehaha CoSioux Falls, Minnehaha National Bank
BankersCharles Ayers 1885-1888SDBrown CoColumbia, First National Bank of Columbia
BankersCharles Ayers 1886-1890NDDickey CoOakes, Bank of Oakes, VP
TeachersTheodore Eaton 1857-1860NYMonroe CoBrockport, Collegiate Institute
BankersWilliam L. 1887-1889SDTurner CoParker, First National Bank of Parker
OthersEdwin Candee 1897-1899NYNew York CoNew York City, Board of Health, asst bacteriologist
PhysiciansEdwin Candee 1905-1911NYNew York CoManhattan, St Vincents Hospital
MinistersGeorge Colfax, Jr 1899-1900MAPlymouth CoNorth Scituate, Baptist Church
JournalistsCurtis William 1896-1898Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, reporter
TeachersErnest Franklin 1908-1911NYMonroe CoRochester, East High School
TeachersErnest Franklin 1911NYMonroe CoRochester, University of Rochester
OthersRobert Jay 1903-1904Stromberg-Carlson Telephone Manufacturing Co, chemist
OthersRobert Jay 1904-1906PAAllegheny CoPittsburgh, Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co, electrical engineer
EngineersRobert Jay 1909-1911MOSt Louis City
TeachersAlexander 1857-1881NYMonroe CoRochester
MinistersElmer Grant 1895-1897NYWayne CoOntario, Baptist Church
MinistersElmer Grant 1899NYAlbany CoRensselaerville, Baptist Church
PrincipalsElmer Grant 1904-1908MDWorcester CoGirdletree
ProfessorsAlbert Tennyson 1871-1888TNFranklin CoWinchester, Mary Sharp College
PrincipalsAlbert Tennyson 1890-1893TNHamilton CoChattanooga, High School
School SuperintendentsAlbert Tennyson 1893-1911TNHamilton CoChattanooga
PrincipalsAmos Judson 1854-1857NYLivingston CoNunda, Literary Institute
PrincipalsAmos Judson 1859-1867OHAshtabula CoKingsville, Kingsville Academy
PrincipalsAmos Judson 1867-1870NYLewis CoLowville, Lowville Academy
PrincipalsAmos Judson 1870-1874NYMonroe CoRochester, Collegiate Institute
OthersStanton Elvin 1896NYErie CoBuffalo, Snow-Church Co
PrincipalsStephen Paley 1859-1861TNHamilton CoChattanooga, High School
PrincipalsStephen Paley 1861-1865MIBerrien CoBuchanan
PrincipalsStephen Paley 1866-1868OHAshtabula CoKingsville, Kingsville Academy
PrincipalsStephen Paley 1868-1871MIBerrien CoBuchanan
PrincipalsStephen Paley 1871-1872ORWasco CoThe Dalles, High School
PrincipalsStephen Paley 1883-1889NELancaster CoLincoln, High School

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