Tag Archives: Knowles Hall

“Rollins Reminiscences”: Emma N. Gaylord

                    Rollins Students and Faculty, 1896-97 (click on the photo to enlarge) Among the many intriguing items in the Archives is a box labeled “Rollins Reminiscences.” This box contains recollections from many of our earliest students, including Emma N. Gaylord, … 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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The Rollins Bugler

The Bugler, pictured in the 1937 Tomokan yearbook In April 1953, The Sandspur reported “a minor revolution” on campus:  the era of the campus bugler had ended.  He had been replaced by chimes, a gift of the graduating class of … Continue reading

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New Ways With Old Photos

Rollins students and faculty, 1901-02 One of the most-noticed items on display in the Archives is this photo of the Rollins community in the early 1900s.  It was taken at Knowles Hall, the first building on campus  and a popular … Continue reading

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