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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.

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Eleanor Norcross Papers

Identifier: SMC-021
Scope and Contents Eleanor Norcross papers include correspondence between Eleanor Norcross and Wheaton President Dr. Samuel V. Cole and Dr. Emory Holman, 1922. Also included is the correspondence between Eleanor, the Wheaton Registrar Sarah Belle Young, Al G. Pritchard and Co. (custom broker), Wheaton Trustee Annie M. Kilham, W1870, and Fitchburg and Leominster St. Railway Co. concerning the gift of artwork and antiquities which Miss Norcross sent from Paris and whether or not it could pass through U.S....
Dates: 1872-1991; 1915 - 1929