Gallery view

1911

Members of the Class of 1871 standing in front of Old Chapel

Eighteen members of the Class of 1871 standing outside of the Old Chapel in 1911. Photo is marked with numbers that correspond with names which have also been marked on photo. 1. Fisher, Jabez Franklin. 2. Birnie, William Perkins. 3. Allen, Gideon Hammond [Class President]. 4. Russell, William D.. 5. Ellsworth, Emory Alexander. 6. Nichols, Lewis Abel [Class Treasurer]. 7. Wheeler, Will... more

University Photograph Collection

1921 June 11

Thrasher (Amherst, Mass.)

Their semi-centennial is also the college's

Eleven of the twelve living members of the class are in the photo. They are all dressed in suits, and have a badge or ribbon on their jackets. Most of them are holding hats. The men are identified below the photo. "Front row- left to right- Robert W. Lyman of Northampton, W.D. Russell, New York City, William P. Birnie of Springfield, Gideon H. Allen of New Bedford. Rea... more

University Photograph Collection

1921 June 11

Thrasher (Amherst, Mass.)

Massachusetts Agricultural College's pioneer class of 1871 as they appeared yesterday back for reunion after 50 years

Newspaper clipping with writing on lower right that says "Photo by Thrasher". Eleven of the twelve living members of the class are in the photo. They're all dressed in suits, and have a badge or ribbon on their jackets. Most of them are holding hats. The men are identified below the photo. "Left to right, front row- Robert W. Lyman of Northampton, W.D. Russell of New York, Wil... more

University Photograph Collection

1871

Lovell, J. L. (John Lyman), 1825-1903

Edwin B. Smead

Formal portrait of Edwin Billings Smead, Class of 1871. After graduation he worked briefly as a civil engineer and businessman before being appointed in 1884 as the first principal of the newly established Watkinson Farm School in Hartford, a position he held until his honorary retirement in 1917. He authored a book on his life there and also published a genealogy of th... more

University Photograph Collection