Finding Aid

Reginald Lawrence Hart Class of 1879 Photograph Album Photographs

UPX 12 H325

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Summary Information

Prepared by
Joseph-James Ahern
Preparation date
July 2012
Date [inclusive]
1879-1882
Extent
0.25 Cubic feet

PROVENANCE

The Reginald L. Hart Class of 1879 Photograph Album was donated to the University Archives by Lydia Freeman in July 2012 (Accession #: 2012: 034).

ARRANGEMENT

The Photograph Album is in it’s original order.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Reginald Lawrence Hart was born on November 24, 1858. He entered the University of Pennsylvania in 1875 as part of the Class of 1879. While attending the University he was a member of the winning crew team in the Schuylkill Navy regatta and in the Childs’ Cup race in 1879. Hart left during his senior year before graduating. He went on to become the manager of the Metropolitan Department of the Equitable Life Assurance Society, and married Elizabeth Whiteley. Hart lived in Wayne, PA where he died on March 5, 1917.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The Reginald Lawrence Hart Class of 1879 Photograph Album contains images of members of the Class of 1879, the faculty, and a few miscellaneous images – most notably related to athletes from the time period. The album has been kept in it’s original order, with the identification of individuals penciled in under their photographs based on signatures on the back of images. Photocopies have been made of more extensive notes found on the backs of a few photographs and are in a separate folder. The oversized image of the University of Pennsylvania crew team of 1882 has been placed with UPX 12 OS32.

Inventory

 

Students 

Box

Folder

Henry L. Dechert, Jr and Sr. Orator 

 1

 

Edward H. Brown, Phila. 

 1

 

R. L. Hart, Jan 18 1879 

 1

 

J. C. Patterson, 1878 

 1

 

Geo. W. Hunt, Phila. “the Pig” 

 1

 

Wm. M Stewart, Jr. Phila. Orsman and Pres. Athletic Assoc. 

 1

 

Anton M. Hance, Germantown Sophmore President 

 1

 

John S. Elliott, Savanna, Ga. 

 1

 

Wm. B. Boulton, Phila. 

 1

 

Evans R. Dick, Phila. Foot Ball Player 

 1

 

Thomas Reath, Junior President 

 1

 

Horace H. Lee, Phila. Champion Athelete 

 1

 

John M. Grest, Phila. 1st Honor Man 

 1

 

Frank T. Freeland, Phila. Inventor of Tit-tat-to machine 

 1

 

Davidson Kennedy, Oarsman 

 1

 

Geo. S. Fullerton, Phila. Poet 

 1

 

James W. Dale, Media Pa., Junior Orator 

 1

 

William K. Hewson, Phila. Foot Ball Player 

 1

 

Richard Montgomery, Phila. Ed. Of “Univ. Magazine” 

 1

 

Charles Clayton, Phila. Ivy Day Orator 

 1

 

James H. Smith, Phila 

 1

 

Chas. H. Colket, Phila. 

 1

 

Douglas Brown, Phila. Prophet 

 1

 

Saunders Lewis, Jr. Treas of A. A. 

 1

 

Tosvi Imadate 

 1

 

Alexander A. Powell, New Jersey Age 31, Bowl Man 

 1

 

Henry S. Jefferes, Camden, NJ Presentation Orator 

 1

 

H. La Barie Jayne 

 1

 

H.S. Prentis Nichols, Phila. Ed. Of “Univ Magazine” 

 1

 

N. Allen Stockton 

 1

 

Unidentified 

 1

 

Unidentified 

 1

 

 

Miscellaneous 

Box

Folder

Athletic Base Ball Nine Champions of American Association 1883 

 1

 

 

Crew Team 

Box

Folder

Ellis F. Ward – Champion Oarsman Trainer of the University Crew of 1879 

 1

 

University of Penna Crew of 1880 and 18881 

 1

 

Chas. Rowell, of Chesterton Cambridge, England 

 1

 

John Ennis, of Chicago,Ill. 

 1

 

Unidentified – taken by Alman and Co. 172 5th Ave., NY [Columbia Crew, 1878] 

 1

 

Unidentified – taken by Alman and Co., NY [probably Columbia Crew] 

 1

 

 

Miscellaneous 

Box

Folder

Unites States Capital Building, Washington, D.C. 

 1

 

Unidentified Ornate Door 

 1

 

Composit Picture of Athletes [Ennis, Hazael, Rowell, Weston, Hart, Guyon, Merritt, Ferdemeyer, Panchot] 

 1

 

 

Students 

Box

Folder

Unidentified 

 1

 

Geo. Hail Lewis 

 1

 

William Lorenz, Jr. Phila. Treasurer of Class 

 1

 

Geo. McCall, Phila. 

 1

 

Unidentified 

 1

 

Harry F. Stewart, Phila. 

 1

 

Geo. W. B. Roberts, Riverton, NJ Editor of “Univ. Magazine” 

 1

 

Class Awards 

 1

 

Chas. H. Castle 

 1

 

 

Faculty 

Box

Folder

Provost Chas. J. Stille, LLD, Prof of History 

 1

 

Prof. Chas. P. Krauth, D,D,, LLD, Prof. of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy 

 1

 

Prof. Robt. E. Thompson, AM, D.D., Prof of Social Science 

 1

 

Prof. F. Amadee Bregy, AM, Prof of French – Deceased 

 1

 

Prof. E. Otis Kendall, LLD, Prof of Mathematics 

 1

 

Prof. Otis H. Kendall, AM, Prof of Mathematics 

 1

 

Unidentified 

 1

 

Oswald Seiden Sticker, PhD, Prof of German 

 1

 

Prof. G. R. McElroy, AM, Prof of History 

 1

 

Prof. Saml. P. Sadtler, PhD., Prof of Chemistry 

 1

 

[Prof. J. Peter Lesley, AM, Prof of Geology and Mining] 

 1

 

Prof. Chas. Miel, Prof of French 

 1

 

 

Students 

Box

Folder

C. S. Farnum 

 1

 

“Mit herzlichen Gruss von Juno und mir.” R. L. H. from A. B. B. May 1879 

 1

 

 

Oversized 

Box

Folder

University of Pennsylvania Crew of 1882 Four [with UPX 12 OS32] 

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