Portrait of the Reverend Jabez Brooks, Hamline University president, 1854-1857 and 1861-1869. Prior to coming to Hamline, he was principal of a seminary in Watertown, Wisconsin, and a professor of Greek and mathematics at Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin. After leaving Hamline, he became a member of the faculty at the newly opened University of Minnesota.
Portrait of Alice Eddy Edwards, wife of the Reverend Elijah Evan Edwards and sister of the Reverend Thomas M. Eddy. Elijah E. Edwards was chaplain of the 7th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry during the latter part of the Civil War. Alice died in 1896.
Photograph of woodcut of the Reverend David Clarke John, Hamline University president 1880-1883. A Methodist minister, he earlier served churches in the East Baltimore conference, was a professor of natural sciences at the state normal school in Bloomsburg, a principal of a high school in Milton, Pennsylvania, and the pastor of Emory Chapel at Carlisle. He also was principal of the Mankato State Normal school. After leaving Hamline, he become pastor of the first Methodist Episcopal Church of Winona.
Campus of the St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary, later called the College of St. Thomas. Lake Mennith is in the foreground; the Gleason House is on the left with the St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary building on the right. Title supplied by cataloger.
Portrait of Hamline University's Class of 1888. Back row from left: Ezra E. McCrea, Edmund A. Montgomery, James A. Sutton, Frederick W. Dewart. Front row: Laura C. Johnson, Emma Richardson, Gertrude Kingsley.