William Lowe Bryan correspondence
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- Bryan, William Lowe (Person)
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Bryan was a professor of philosophy at Indiana University from 1885 to 1892, acted as vice president from 1893 to 1902 and served as Indiana University's tenth president from 1902 to 1937. During that time, the university grew from fewer than 1,500 students to more than 7,000 with many new schools being established, including the business, music and medical schools. Bryan House (the former president's house), Bryan Hall, Bryan Park and the Bryan Room in the Indiana Memorial Union are all named for him. He was a charter member of the Monroe County (IN) Hall of Fame, 1976. The description on his plaque reads "Indiana University President, 1902-1937, Professor, 1884-1902, Director, Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching 1910-1937, Author." Bryan also received honorary degrees from numerous colleges and universities.
William and Charlotte Bryan co-wrote "Plato, the Teacher." He died in November of 1955 and is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Ancestry.com. "Bryan, William J." Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Accessed August 21, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
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FindaGrave.com “Bryan, William Lowe.” Find a Grave Index. Accessed August 21, 2015. http://www.findagrave.com.
Thompson, Donaled Eugene, and R.E. Banta. “Bryan, William Lowe.” In Indiana Authors and Their Books, 1816-1916: Biographical Sketches of Authors Who Published During the First Century of Indiana Statehood, with Lists of Their Books, 45. Crawfordsville, IN: Wabash College, 1949.
“William Lowe Bryan.” Indiana University School of Medicine History. Retrieved 2015/08/21. http://medicine.iu.edu/history/popups/bryan/
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