Concise Encyclopedia of Tufts HistorySauer, Anne
Benjamin G. Brown Scholarships, 1947
|The Benjamin G. Brown Scholarships, established in 1947 by the bequest of Robert C. Brown, A1888, in honor of his father, Benjamin G. Brown, one-time Walker Professor of Mathematics at Tufts, are awarded to seniors who have shown promise in scientific research in fields other than chemistry.|
Benjamin G. Brown (1837-1903) was elected Walker Professor of Mathematics in 1865. From that year until his death, he held the first endowed chair at Tufts University, created by Dr. William J. Walker of Newport, Rhode Island. Until the arrival of Amos Emerson Dolbear, Professor Brown taught other subjects such as physics, astronomy, Latin, and Greek in addition to mathematics.
Source: BTU [Arts and Sciences/Engineering]; 100H
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