Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Eben F. Perkins speeches
This collection contains typescripts of two speeches given during commencements. The first was on August 19, 1848 when Perkins was a junior, the topic was Poland. The second speech was during his graduation on August 18, 1949, it addresses the Board, students, and faculty and talks about the pursuit of education.
George R. Cather scholarship letter
This collection contains a letter to the Orphans Court of Cecil County, Maryland recommending George R. Cather for placement as a student to Washington College. The letter is signed by seven individuals including Robert Cather. George R. appears in the 1854-1855 catalog’s list of students at Washington College. Due to two fires at the College his exact graduation date is unknown, but presumably 1858.
James Touchstone scholarship letter
This collection contains to a letter of recommendation to the Orphans Court of Cecil County for admittance of James M. Touchstone as a student to Washington College from James McCauley, esq., Principal of Port Deposit Academy. There is no record of James attending Washington College.
Joseph Burchinal papers
Marion deKalb Smith, Jr. report card and biography
This collection contains an 1898 report card for Marion deKalb Smith, Jr. while at Washington College. There are also two copies of Smith’s biography published through the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Richard T. Earle, Jr. essay
This collection contains an essay entitled “Were England and France Justifiable in Declaring War Against Russia?” Earle’s essay says the war was justified citing Russia’s treatment of Turkey and its continuous expansion.
William N. Foreman report card
This collection contains an 1831 Washington College report card for William N. Foreman.