Tag Archives: Rex Beach

Arriving in the Literary World: Letters from Rex Beach

             Rex Beach ’97 ’27H, circa 1894-1895.  Rex Beach Hall is named in his honor. The Archives is happy to have recently received several letters written by our alumnus, Rex Beach, at the start of his writing career. After leaving … 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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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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