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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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Harriet E. Paine Papers

Identifier: SMC-015
Abstract Harriet E. Paine's Papers includes published and unpublished manuscripts focusing on classical works and abolition. Paine's collection also has correspondence to William Lord regarding the Civil War, Samuel Austin Chapin (brother of Eliza Baylies Wheaton), and Wheaton College President Dr. Samuel V. Cole concerning Wheaton Seminary's War efforts circa 1915.
Dates: 1861-1915; 1905 - 1915