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The University of Delaware: A History

Chapter 9 Notes

1. Anna J. DeArmond, "The Women's College: A Backward Glance," Blue Hen Messenger 6 (July 1982).

2. W. J. Robinson to Charles B. Evans, December 10, 1921, in Lewis, Delaware University Archives, item 1921-42; P. S. du Pont to Hullihen, September 18, 1925; report of Dean Robinson, May 8, 1931; W. Robinson to Hullihen, August 7, 1934, in Hullihen Papers.

3. Clipping of June 18 [1936?] in Warner Scrapbook 3.

4. Interview with Anna J. DeArmond, March 12, 1981.

5. Religious Affiliations of Women's College Students, September 1931, Hullihen Papers, 274. (No such list was found for any other year until much later.)

6. Smith, "The Women's College of Delaware," 4; W. Robinson to A. G. Wilkinson, September 13, 1934, in Hullihen Papers.

7. Trustees' minutes, April 30, 1932; 1928 President's Report, 5; 1926 President's Report, 8, 12-15. The enrollment statistics are to be found in the president's reports.

8. Robinson to Hullihen, May 16, 1923, in Hullihen Papers.

9. Smith, "The Women's College of Delaware," passim.

10. Review, October 3, 1923; "A Book of Memories"; Dean Robinson, report, May 4, 1923; Robinson to Mrs. R. W. Claiborne,
January 30, 1930, in Hullihen Papers; Smith, "The Women's College of Delaware," 11-12.

11. W. Robinson to Hullihen, March 30, 1929, in Hullihen Papers.

12. Robinson, report, May 4, 1923; Smith, "The Women's College of Delaware," 8-9; Blue Kettle 1 (April 1922): 10; ibid. (June 1922): 21.

13. Trustees' minutes, June 9, 1923; Newark Post, June 13, 1923; commencement program, June 9, 1923, and clipping, Warner Scrapbook 2.

14. "A Book of Memories"; trustees' minutes, November 25, 1924; June 9, 1928; commission, dated February 24, 1928, in Warner Scrapbook 2:56.

15. W. Robinson to E. Warner, February 27, 1928, Warner Scrapbook 2:57; Hullihen to W. Robinson, November 16, 1927, in Hullihen papers.

16. Clipping of October 1924 editorial in Warner Scrapbook 2.

17. Hullihen to Day and Klauder, October 28, 1924; G. E. Dutton to W. Robinson, March 11, 1929; Hullihen to H. B. Thompson, April 1, 1931, in Hullihen Papers; Alumni News, May 1934, 10.

18. Hullihen to A. J. Taylor, January 20, 1937, in Hullihen Papers.

19. Hullihen to H. Fletcher Brown, January 26, 1937; W. Robinson to Hullihen, November 22, 1930, March 31, 1933, and January 26, 1935; Helen Russell to W. Robinson, March 17, 1934; W. J. Robinson, report, May 11, 1936, in Hullihen Papers.

20. Letter from C. A. Tilghman, Blue Hen Messenger 6 (July 1982); 1935 Blue Hen.

21. Hullihen to Ody Dickey, March 8, 1935, in Hullihen Papers; Review, October 25, November 1, 8, and 29; December 13, 1933; January 17, 1934.

22. Hullihen to Rachel Timberlake, March 27, 1935, in Hullihen Papers.

23. Faculty minutes, June 4, 1926; Caroline C. Phillips to Hullihen, September 22, and return letter, September 24, 1926; Hullihen to Adelia Holt, January 20, 1927; to R. R. M. Carpenter, January 22, 1927; minutes of faculty scholarship and discipline committee, January 26, 1927, in Hullihen Papers.

24. Hattie V. Cool to Hullihen, February 21, and return letter, February 27, 1928; Howard R. McDade to Hullihen, November 25, and return, November 27, 1931; recommendation, faculty committee on scholarship and discipline, June 1, 1932, in Hullihen Papers; 1928 President's Report, 9-10; 1932 President's Report, 32-33; trustees' minutes, June 11, 1932.

25. 1938 President's Report, 40; Hullihen to Mrs. H. M. Barksdale, January 18, 1927, in Hullihen Papers.

26. Samuel M. Silver to Hullihen, November 4, 1932, in Hullihen Papers; Review, October 4, 19, and November 2, 1932; Every Evening, November 1, 1932.

27. Trustees' minutes, June 11, December 10, 1932; Thompson to Hullihen, December 8, 1932; Hullihen to Roger W. Cann, December 15, 1932, in Hullihen Papers.

28. Judith B. Kase, "The History of Theatre at the University of Delaware" (unpublished paper in University Archives, 1954), 3-7.

29. Joseph L. Marshall to Hullihen, April 8, 1926; Katharine V. Johnston to Hullihen, April 13, 1926; Hullihen to Mrs. Johnston, April 17, 1926, in Hullihen Papers; Kase, "History of Theatre," 9-14.

30. Kase, "History of Theatre," 14-21; various catalogues.

31. H. R. Sharp to Hullihen, January 9, 1931, in Hullihen Papers; Kase, "History of Theatre," 26.

32. Kase, "History of Theatre," 27-33, 46-47; 1935 President's Report, 19; 1938 President's Report, 37-39; 1941 President's Report, 23-27; C. R. Kase to Hullihen, May 24, 1937, in Hullihen Papers; C. Robert Kase, "The E52 University Theatre," University News 39 (February 1973): 11-17.

33. Laws of Delaware, 5:748; 1931 President's Report, 32-33; memorandum [1935], in Hullihen Papers, 7:426-27.

34. 1932 President's Report, 29; Hullihen to E. W. Stiles, January 20, 1932, in Hullihen Papers.

35. Trustees' minutes, June 6, 1931; "For Mr. Henry Ridgely" [c. 1936], in Hullihen Papers, 8:698-705; H. B. Thompson to Hullihen, May 31, 1933; Hullihen to Thompson, June 1 and July 11, 1933; J. George Stewart and Allen L. Lauritsen to Thompson, June 12, 1933; Hullihen to Sharp, September 20, 1933, in Hullihen Papers.

36. 1935 President's Report, 24; Hullihen to J. V. Postles, November 22, 1935; Hullihen to Murray Hanson, June 29, 1935; Robert L. Spencer, answer to questionnaire, July 26, 1937, in Hullihen Papers.

37. Memorandum and Supplementary Alumni Opinion [c. 1935] AR320, 7:426-47; Edward C. Bardo to Hullihen, July 15, 1936, in Hullihen Papers; minutes, committee on instruction and finance, July 19, 1936.

38. Laws of Delaware, 5:53; 1939 President's Report, 33.

39. 1940 President's Report, 31-34; trustees' minutes, June 1, 1940.

40. T. Elbert Chance and John Garvick, "A Brief History of Football at the University of Delaware" (unpublished paper in University Archives).

41. Trustees' minutes, June 1, 1940; New York Times, September 19, 1982, Sports Section, 2.

42. Trustees' minutes, June 10, 1933; June 1, 1940; September 15, 1941; 1941 President's Report, 7-8; 1942 President's Report, 9.

43. Charles E. Grubb to H. R. Sharp, October 10, 1942, in Sharp Papers, folder 5; J. Robert King, "Ladies and Gentlemen...The University of Delaware Marching Band!" Blue Hen Messenger 6 (October and November 1982); letter of R. Brilely Weatherby, September 21, 1982, Blue Hen Messenger 6 (November 1982); Broadus Mitchell to author, January 24 and February 5, 1981.

44. To George Morgan, May 16, 1923; to H. B. Thompson, May 30, 1933; Thompson to Hullihen, May 29 and June 1, 1923, in Hullihen Papers.

45. Harris Samonisky to Hullihen, May 22, 1922; Hullihen to H. W. Lyndall, May 7, 1923, in Hullihen Papers; trustees' minutes, February 17, 1923.

46. Trustees' minutes, June 7, 1924; June 5 and November 23, 1926; February 19, 1927; June 8, 1929.

47. Ibid., June 11, 1932.

48. Report of Committee of Twelve, Alumni Association, October 8, 1932, in Hullihen Papers; trustees' minutes, December 8, 1933; June 9, 1934.

49. Trustees' minutes, June 6, 1936; June 30, 1939; December 13,
1941; June 6, 1942.

50. Ibid., June 11, 1932.

51. Unidentified clipping of May 13, 1935, "Urges Alumnae Be Represented on College Board," in Warner Scrapbook 3; William H. Heald to Anne E. Gallaher, March 27, 1936, in Lewis, Delaware University Archives, item 1936-92; other answers to Anne Gallaher, in ibid., items 1936-93, 96, 97, 100, 101, 107; trustees' minutes, June 8, 1935; June 6, 1936.

52. Trustees' minutes, June 5, 1937; interview with Harriet Baily,
November 2, 1982.

53. Trustees' minutes, December 10, 1938; June 3, 1939; December 15, 1940; December 12, 1942; Marjorie Squire to H. Rodney Sharp, July 4, 1942, in Sharp Papers, folder 6.

54. 1938 President's Report, 47; trustees' minutes, June 4, 1938; June 7, 1941.

55. Sharp to Charles E. Grubb, June 26, 1940; Grubb to Sharp, June 30, 1941, in Sharp Papers, folder 5.

56. Report of Dean Robinson, May 20, 1937, in Hullihen Papers.

57. 1942 President's Report, 37; Mary C. Dennison to board of trustees, May 1940, Sypherd Papers, 1944-45, 1-8.

58. Hugh Morris to Emalea Warner, June 10, 1937, in Hullihen Papers.

59. Trustees' minutes, June 4, 1938; 1938 President's Report, 27, 45-46.

60. Journal-Every Evening, April 19, 1938.

61. Interview with Anna J. DeArmond, March 12, 1981.

62. Trustees' minutes, January 4, 1938.

63. George M. Records to Hullihen, April 19, 1935; J. S. to Henry Ridgely, April 17, 1935; H. Fletcher Brown to Hullihen, May 23, 1935; Hullihen, Statement on Student Survey Report, July 14, 1935, in Hullihen Papers.

64. Student Survey Report [May 1935]; Hullihen to Thompson, May 20, 1935; H. B. Thompson to board of trustees, May 27, 1935, in Hullihen Papers.

65. Alumni committee to board of trustees, February 1, 1936, in Hullihen Papers, 8:186-200; supplementary note to President's Report, June 6, 1936, ibid., 8:498; "For Mr. Ridgely" [1936], ibid., 8:698-705; Robert L. Spencer to Allen W. Stephens, March 6, 1936, ibid., 8:318-19.

66. Trustees' minutes, June 8 and December 14, 1935; Hullihen to Henry Ridgely, October 11, 1935; Hullihen to H. Fletcher Brown, November 5, 1935; Hullihen, report to trustees, December 14, 1935; Hullihen to J. P. Hartmann, January 10, 1936, in Hullihen Papers.

67. Trustees' minutes, June 6 and December 12, 1936.

68. Report of Survey Commission (Newark, 1938).

69. 1935 President's Report, 34-35; [W. Robinson] to A. G. Wilkinson, September 13, 1934; Hullihen to heads of departments, September 21, 1934; B. Ethelda Mullen to Hullihen, October 13, 1934; H. K. Preston, N.Y.A. report for 1935-36, May 19, 1936, in Hullihen Papers.

70. 1932 President's Report, 7-9; 1933 President's Report, 13-14.

71. 1931 President's Report, 32.

72. J. B. Jackson to V. H. Jones, May 2, 1934; 1934 President's Report, 8-10, 32-34; Centenary Program, May 11-13, 1934, and other documents, in Hullihen Papers.

73. 1931 President's Report, 32; Emergency Fund Report, November 18, 1935; Hullihen to W. Dent Smith, March 30, 1932, in Hullihen Papers.

74. W. Robinson to Hullihen, August 7, 1934; finance committee resolution [fall 1936], 186; Robert H. Richards to Hullihen, December 31, 1936; finance committee minutes, May 15, 1936, in Hullihen Papers; financial statement, June 30, 1936, in Bulletin, n.s. 31 (July 1936): 88; 1937 President's Report, 17-19.

75. 1931 President's Report, 29-30; 1932 President's Report, 30-31; 1935 President's Report, 22-23; 1938 President's Report, 13-15; 1939 President's Report, 43; 1940 President's Report, 11-13.

76. John A. Perkins and Robeson Bailey, Harry Fletcher Brown, An Essay in Appreciation (Newark, 1960), passim.

77. Trustees' minutes, June 8, 1929.

78. 1931 President's Report, 16-18; Hullihen to Rodney Sharp, February 4, 1932; Brown to Hullihen, October 15, 1935, in Hullihen Papers.

79. Hullihen to Brown, October 21, 1935, in Hullihen Papers; 1938 President's Report, 16-19.

80. 1938 President's Report, 18; trustees' minutes, June 4, 1938; A. S. Eastman to Hullihen and reply, February 25 and 26, 1937; Hullihen to Clark S. Robinson, May 17, 1937, in Hullihen Papers.

81. 1937 President's Report, 28-29.

82. William D. Lewis to Stephanie H. Bauersfeld, March 10, 1967, in S. H. Bauersfeld, "The Growth and Development of the University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware, 1833-1965" (M.S.L.S. diss., Catholic University, 1967), 136; 1938 President's Report, 9-10 and appendix, 5; Wilmington Journal-Every Evening, July 6, 1937.

83. Trustees' minutes, June 4, 1938; 1938 President's Report, 24.

84. Trustees' minutes, July 11 and September 15, 1938; December 9, 1939; 1939 President's Report, 17-18.

85. 1940 President's Report, 8-10; A Brief History of the University of Delaware (Newark, 1940), 31-32.

86. A Brief History, 31; Charles Z. Klauder to H. Fletcher Brown, January 19, 1937, in Hullihen Papers.

87. Klauder to Brown, January 25, 1937, in Hullihen Papers.

88. Perkins and Bailey, Harry Fletcher Brown, 109-10; 1940 President's Report, 30; 1941 President's Report, 19-22.

89. Perkins and Bailey, 110-11; trustees' minutes, June 3 and December 9, 1939; 1940 President's Report, 30; 1941 President's Report, 19, 22-23.

90. Trustees' minutes, June 6, 1942; 1940 President's Report, 30; 1941 President's Report, 31-32; 1942 President's Report, 11-13; 1943\ President's Report, 20.

91. H. F. Brown to R. R. M. Carpenter, H. F. du Pont, and H. Rodney Sharp, March 26, 1942, in Sharp Papers, folder 6; 1942 President's Report, 15; 1943 President's Report, 28.

92. 1943 President's Report, 28-29.

93. H. F. Brown to Hullihen, December 13, 1943, filed with trustees' minutes for 1944.

94. Trustees' minutes, June 7 and December 13, 1941; December 12, 1942; December 15, 1945; 1941 President's Report, 1-10; 1942 President's Report, 7-8, 36; 1943 President's Report, 20-21, 28; Charles E. Grubb to H. R. Sharp, January 15, 1942, in Sharp Papers, folder 6.

95. Enrollment from annual President's Reports. Trustees' minutes, June 6 and December 12, 1942; April 24, 1943.

96. Trustees' minutes, June 6, 1942; April 24 and December 11, 1943; June 24 and December 9, 1944; report of Dean Golder, May 22, 1944, filed with trustees' minutes for that year.

97. University News 8 (June 1943); 1943 President's Report, 11-12; 1944 President's Report, 16-17; 1945 President's Report, 12-15.

98. 1945 President's Report, 8-12, 20-23.

99. Report of Dean Golder, May 22, 1944, with trustees' minutes for 1944.

100. 1944 President's Report, 3-6.