One of the College of Wooster’s prominent early professors who taught Latin and Greek from 1873 to 1928. After his death, his daughter, Lucy L. Notestein, compiled a book of his notes on the college, Wooster of the Middle West, published in 1972.
Photo taken for a "Rep. for Frick," of the original Old Main Building. Presumably, this is one of the photos that encouraged Henry Clay Frick to donate money to build a library for the new, Christian school.
President Holden wrote his autobiography for his children in 1932 and it featured an extensive portion on his time as the President of the College of Wooster. He focused on the difficulties he ran into as he desperately tried to find donors for…
The article describes President Lowry’s remarks during a university chapel service for Herman. Lowry reflected on his personal relationship with Herman and gave him a plaque to celebrate his 80th birthday.
The Daily Record interviewed Herman and he was honored but had wanted to keep it secret. The store and the college had a long standing relationship with many of the students and their parents shopping at Freedlander’s.
Lowry and Garber Drushal spoke of Herman’s fondness for helping children and his invaluable contributions to the community. Traditionally only faculty and trustees were part of the vote, but students and faculty wanted to honor Herman as well.
Howard Irish, Annie’s brother, described her life including her studies at Johns Hopkins University. Their father, O.H. Irish, served as Consul General in Saxony, which is where she studied German and French Literature. She eventually worked as a…
The article discusses President Scovel’s address at the university chapel for Mary Irish, who was a student at the University before she became ill. The tight bond between the sisters was remarked upon and Annie B. Irish took care of Mary until her…
Andrew Carnegie wrote personally to President Holden once he was informed that the University met his requirements. He pledged to follow through by paying $100,000 and said his cashier would send the check.
The Special Edition describes the story of the fire and how the college responded. A lengthy section was devoted to listing how many people and organizations had donated and how people could continue to help.