Monthly Archives: October 2013

Washington College Bulletin, February 1924

We received a letter from the Cayuga County Historian’s office in Auburn, N.Y. today. In it was a copy of the “Bulletin of Washington College” from February, 1924.

WCA Bulletin 1924 a WCA Bulletin 1924 b WCA Bulletin 1924 c


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Board of Trustees Meeting Set for November 9

We will have details soon.

For now, let’s take a look the minutes from a previous Board of Trustees meeting.

Minutes 1818October 4, 1818, Washington College

The Board of Trustees met by call from the President

Members Present:
Rev. John W. Doak, President
Rev. Samuel Doak, V.P.
____ Payne, Esq.
Jonathan Collum, Esq.
William Stitehill, Esq.
Adam Lowry

Henry Hofs and John Stephenson, Esq. heretofore elected as trustees of this college appeared, took the usual oath ________ in such cases and took their seats. Henry Hofs was then appointed Clerk of the Board Pro. Tem.

W. John Nelson having at our last meeting been elected a trustee of the College this day met with the Board and expressed his willingness to serve provided he be considered as being now under the obligation of the same oath which he took on a former occasion after his first election to the office of a trustee of this College without the repeated administration of an oath which he deems unnecessary wherefore it was agreed that he take his seat without a formal repetition of an oath.

The Board proceeded to the final graduation of John D. Hannah, John V. Bovell and John C. Palmer on the Latin and Greek languages, the Arts and Sciences and the examination was sustained and it was there upon agreed that the first degree of Bachelor of Arts be conferred on each of them and that they receive their diplomas.

Ordered by the Board that John D. Hannah be authorized to procure the signature of the President, Vice President and Trustees to his diploma at any time during the recess of the Board.

Board adjourned.

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Future Homemakers of America

This undated photo had an inscription on the back:

“Initiation into the Future Homemakers of America is part of the lighter side of acquiring an education. For one hilarious day, students abandon books and concentrate on harmless fun.”


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October 2, 2013 · 4:38 pm

Pickling for Beginners

Washington College Academy played host to Lamanda Weston, Greene County extension agent for the University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension office, as she demonstrated the basics of pickling in the kitchen at Harris Hall. WCA partnered with Tusculum College to host the workshops.


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