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

 Person

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.

Citation

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

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Cole and Wieand Families Papers

 Collection
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

Wheaton Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC-001
Abstract The Wheaton Family Collection covers the years 1721-2009. The bulk of the collection relates to the years 1779-1905. The collection shows the activities of an affluent family in the small town of Norton, MA. Laban Morey Wheaton and Eliza Baylies Chapin Wheaton were both active in the community, and established Wheaton Female Seminary. Eliza Baylies Chapin Wheaton contributed a great deal to the town of Norton by helping to renovate the Trinitarian Congregational Church and building the...
Dates: 1721-1994; 1779 - 1905