Tag Archives: President Hamilton Holt

75 Years of Symbiosis: Mead Botanical Garden and Rollins College

The Rollins College Archives is pleased to share this post by guest blogger and Archives volunteer, Anna Ton. Anna holds a B.S. in Health Science from the University of Miami and an MLS in Library and Information Services from the … Continue reading

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Words from Rollins Veterans, 1945

    Pres. Hamilton Holt (center) at the Rollins College Roll of Honor, erected in 1943, listing the names of all Rollins men and women serving in the Armed Forces                         … Continue reading

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Notes to Thomas Edison

                    Thomas Edison on campus with President Hamilton Holt, 1930 While researching a reference question recently, we came across an envelope marked “Notes written to Thomas A. Edison on Founders Day, February 24, 1930, during the program.”  These appear to … Continue reading

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“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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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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