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Samuel Valentine Cole, Rev. Dr., 1851-1925 (Wheaton President, 1897-1925)


biographical statement

b. 1851, Machiasport, ME; attended Washington Academy; grad. Bowdoin: A.B. 1874; A.M. 1877; D.D. 1898; LL.D. 1912; minister of Broadway Church (Congregational), Taunton, MA; m. (1) 1880 Annie Maria Talbot (d. 1906), (2) Helen Wieand; Trustee of Wheaton Female Seminary, 1893-1925; President of Wheaton Female Seminary, Wheaton College, 1897-1925; transformed Seminary into College, 1912; d. 6 May 1925, Norton, MA.


Werner, Susan A., "Wheaton: A Visual History", 1977.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Cole and Wieand Families Papers

Identifier: MC-004
Abstract The Cole and Wieand families papers focus on Samuel Valentine Cole and Helen Wieand Cole, their interactions with Wheaton College, and their academic/writing pursuits. The papers also contain supplementary information about Samuel's brother, William Isaac Cole, and Helen's sister, Irma C. Wieand. The documents in the series span the years 1878 to 1975 with the bulk dates between 1897-1925, Samuel Valentine Cole's term as president. These papers include letters, publications, manuscripts, wills,...
Dates: 1878-1975; 1897-1925