Tag Archives: Frederick Lewton

The First College Color: Oleander Pink

This keepsake in the Archives, decorated with faded pink ribbon, tells the story of Rollins’ first College color, oleander pink, and how it came to be replaced with the blue and gold that we know today.  The text on the … Continue reading

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Remembering Dorothy Shepherd Smith ’33

             Dorothy Shepherd Smith at the College’s Mills Memorial Library in 1964                                  (clipping from the Orlando Evening Star’s Winter Park Star, 4/22/1964) Last week we said goodbye to Dorothy Shepherd … Continue reading

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Frederick Lewton: Recollections of Early Days at Rollins College

                         Rollins students and faculty at Lakeside Cottage, 1889-1890 Frederick Lewton (pictured above, next to the young man with the oars) was one of the College’s first students, enrolling in the fall of 1886.  In 1954, during a program celebrating … Continue reading

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