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COLLEGE CLASS OF 1852:
Faculty of the Department of Arts (College)

Also see the list of Faculty in the Department of Medicine (Medical School).

The College faculty consisted of six full professors plus five other professors. One professor had emeritus status. George Allen served as secretary of the faculty as well as professor of Greek and Latin. According to the University Catalogue, 1851-1852, undergraduate coursework covered the subjects of intellectual, moral and natural philosophy; Greek, Latin, French and Italian language and literature; rhetoric and English literature; chemistry; mathematics; geography, law and American and European history.

Faculty members:

Rev. John Ludlow, D.D., LL.D.
Provost of the University; Professor of Moral Philosophy
Detail of portrait photograph of Henry Vethake Henry Vethake, LL.D.
Vice-Provost and Professor of Mathematics
Detail of portrait engraving of Rev. Samuel B. Wylie Rev. Samuel Brown Wylie, D.D.
Emeritus Professor of Greek and Latin
Detail of portrait of Henry Reed, Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature Henry Reed, LL.D.
Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature
Detail of portrait photograph of John Fries Frazer John Fries Frazer, A.M.
Professor of Natural Philosophy and Chemistry
Detail of portrait photograph of George Allen, Professor of Greek and Latin George Allen, A.M.
Professor of Greek and Latin

 

Professors not members of the Faculty of Arts:

Charles Picot
Professor of French

George Sharswood, A.M.
Professor of Law

William B. Reed, A.M.
Professor of American History

James Curtis Booth, A.M.
Professor of Chemistry as applied to the Arts

Vincenzio de Amarelli, A.M., Ph.D.
Professor of Italian