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Encyclopedia of Baldwin Wallace University History: Other - C

An Index of Historical Content and Their Sources

Campus Chest Carnival

Citation: Noreen Bonk Garman, ed., Grindstone (Berea, OH: Baldwin-Wallace College, 1955), p. 83.

The Campus Chest Drive, which is directed by a committee of Student Council, was headed this year by Marlene Petty. The purpose of this one· and only money raising fund on campus is to support several worthy agencies such as cancer, polio, tuberculosis, Red Cross, and the foreign students on campus. The Campus Chest Carnival is the culmination of the week's activities. Each fraternity and sorority and other groups maintain booths and entertain with profits donated to the fund. This year an "Ugliest Man on Campus" contest was held in which each fraternity entered its most popular member and the student body voted by casting a penny for each vote. Bob Cupp of Alpha Sigma Phi was chosen. The circus atmosphere of this year's carnival provided a gala evening of fun and money spending which resulted in topping the goal.

Campus Security

Citation: Maria J. Hoffmann, ed., Grindstone (Berea, OH: Baldwin-Wallace College, 1977), p. 185.

Campus Security is a group of students who work in conjunction with the Berea police. They patrol the entire campus from the hours of 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. daily during the school year to help provide a safer environment for the Baldwin-Wallace community. They also serve various other functions which include checking for parking violators and offering escort service for students whenever needed. The staff maintains a call-in-center at Heritage Hall. Students observing any disturbance or needing an escort are encouraged to call security.


Citation: "Chant," in Songs and Yells, n.d.

Baldwin! Wallace!

Cheer for Baldwin

Citation: "Cheer for Baldwin," in Baldwin University Alumni Songs, n.d.

Students, there's the Gold and Brown, it means a lot to you,
For it is the dear old flag of Baldwin, strong and true;
It stands for hearts that fought and won in life's great battle-field;
So sing the praises of Baldwin.

Chorus: Hurrah, Hurrah, we love her one and all;
Hurrah, Hurrah, her numberi. may be small;
But her men are fearless and her women true;
So once again cheer for Baldwin.

Not far from the College stands a Hall you all know well,
Oh, the secrets that old porch and vestibule could tell;
And the happy ties and hours that come from lingering there;
So I say cheer for old Baldwin.

Be loyal to the Gold and Brown and always sing its praise,
Thinking of the happy times of youthful College days,
Bring recruits from everywhere, forty thousand strong,
Yes, bring them all to old Baldwin.

Raise the Gold and Brown again and give a rousing cheer,
For our College hath attained unto her fiftieth year;
Years of toil, and labor all in love were spent;
That's why we cheer for old Baldwin.

Chemistry Department

Citation: “Science in the Liberal Arts,” Baldwin-Wallace Alumnus 40, no. 6 (1965): p. 14.

Injecting new methods and ideas into the teaching of chemistry has been an important factor in maintaining a well-equipped and well-staffed department. The Atomic Energy Commission recently granted the chemistry department $7200 to buy instruments for a new radiochemistry laboratory. This lab contains survey meters, G. M. counters, a well type scintillation counter, and a pulse height analyzer. With the aid of this equipment, students are introduced to the basic concepts, methods and instruments of radiochemistry. In 1960, a new science building was erected - Wilker Hall. It provides laboratories for general, organic, quantitative, physical, and instrumental chemistry. This department has innovated a special projects program. Here, a chemistry major can work under the direct supervision of one of four professors. Study in the chemistry department provides background for careers in teaching, industry, medicine, and research; but it offers to all interested students a basic understanding of the chemical universe and of the contributions of chemistry toward better and longer lives for humanity.

Civil War

Citation: Thomas. A. Stiger, ed., The X Ray (Berea, OH: Baldwin University, 1896), p. 12.

The older graduates will tell you that it was while occupying these buildings, when the college was in its most flourishing condition and its classes filled to overflowing with students, that the dark cloud of war suddenly overspread our fair land. There was a call to arms. Sumpter had been fired upon. Books were thrown down, studies forgotten, and with few exceptions all who were eligible marched to the front. The ranks of old B. U. were greatly depleted during those dark days.

Few ever came back to finish their college course. Many gave up their lives to uphold their country's honor, and instead of their names being enrolled among those of the alumni, they may be found engraved on the marble tablets in the beautiful Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument at Cleveland.

Citation: Lury Gould Baldwin, "The Alumni," n.d.

Following is a letter sent by Mrs. Lury Gould Baldwin, ’61 which was read by Prof. Palmer:-

CLASS ’61.

The class of 1861 consisted of three girls dressed in white. The Commencement exercises were held in the old stone church and Dr. John Wheeler was the president. Frank Searles conducted the musical part of the program and led the chorus, while Hattie Hulet accompanied the singing on the piano.

After forty years, reminiscence could hardly fail to have more of sorrow than of gladness even in the happiest life: when musicians, teachers, companions and friends; and even foundations of the old church have been swept away. Time and death have wrought more changes than is usual in four decades on the now despised “South Side” and its residents.

The dim vista, however, grows luminous through my tears, and the scene in the old church in plainly seen.

The pleasure and pride of my father the good wishes and the interest of friends and neighbors for we three were Berea girls and we were among our home folks.

In the spring of ’61, when President Lincoln called for three months’ service in the army, our college boys enlisted and they had gone away to the war. The June days came with their wealth of flowers and the earth was glad, but there was fear and anxiety in all our hearts and a minor refrain mingled with all our intercourse. We looked into each other’s faces with anxious questions of news from mutual friends in the army.

After the war was over some of the boys returned to school, but it was never quite the same again for college or students. Jerry Poe and others never returned. A few years ago I found Jerry’s grave in the beautiful national cemetery at Marietta, Ga., where he sleeps with ten thousand soldiers, who died in the defense of their country and preservation of the union.

Civilian Aviation Authority

Citation: Glenn F. Wickes, ed., Grindstone (Berea, OH: Baldwin-Wallace College, 1941), p. 71.

In the fall of 1939, Civil Aeronautics training was installed at Baldwin Wallace. Each prospective pilot is subject to a rigid mental and physical examination, followed by rigid ground school training, under the instruction of Dr. Unnewehr and Dr. Dustheimer. This instruction is in the fields of mathematics, physics, meteorology, and principles of airplane construction. The ground school is followed by flight instruction at Cleveland Airport, and is given by a Government instructor.

The College gives two hours' credit for the ground school work, and each student will be the proud holder of a private pilot's license at the end of his course.

Citation: “Instrument Flyers, Too,” Baldwin-Wallace College News Letter 9, no. 6 (1943): p. 2.

A group of forty-two Army Flyers arrived on the campus recently to take up training in Link Instrument Flying. This number will be doubled within the next thirty days, making a group of eighty-four enlisted reserves of the Army who will be train ed at Baldwin-Wallace for periods of eight weeks each. This group is in addition to and apart from the three hundred fifty-three or more Navy Officer Candidates who will begin training at the College on July 1.

These pilots are all men who have had at least three periods of previous flyer training, primary, secondary and cross country. This is a part of the Civil Aeronautics Authority War Training Service. Baldwin-Wallace has been chosen for this \York without doubt, bee a use of its long record of good work in training pilots for C. A. A. It will be remembered that Baldwin-Wallace was the first college in this section to take up this work which it has carried continuously up until the present time, and for this reason it will have the largest single group of any college training in this branch of service. .

Ground work instruction will be earned on by teachers from Baldwin-Wallace while special instructors will conduct the flyer training. In this work the college is linked with the Sundorph Aeronautical Corporation at the Cleveland Airport under Mr. Donald Patrick. Three special Link Training Machines with six operators will be used by the men m their training. The machines have been set up in the basement of Marting Hall. Included in the instruction is work in Instruments, Weather Map Analysis, Instrument Civil Air Regulat10ns, use of Computer, Radio Theory and Aeroplanes and Engines.

At the close of the course at Baldwin-Wallace these trainees will have received Commercial Pilot's license and Instrument Rating in Blind Flying.

The men are being housed at present in Kohler Hall, but will later be transferred to rooms being equipped at the Berea Children's Home. Only one of these men, Harry C. Grimes of Portsmouth, is from Ohio. Others hail from Michigan, North Dakota, Minnesota, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Colorado.

Cleveland Alumni B.U. Camp Fire Song

Citation: H. A. Foster, "Cleveland Alumni B.U. Camp Fire Song," in Baldwin University Alumni Songs, n.d.

Tune-"Marching through Georgia,"
Sing a song of social glee this festive hour to crown
Fling our college colors out-the golden and the brown;
Run it up-the dear old flag! and who will pull it down
While we are marching to victory?

Hurrah! hurrah! there's triumph in the air,
Hurrah! hurrah! the flag we love is there!
Cheer it on the campus, boys, and cheer it everywhere,
While we are marching to victory.

Round the Camp-fire closer draw, we'll stir the cheery hl:;tze.
Stir it with a vigor that our neighbors shall amaze!
Talking as we used to talk in happy college, days -
While we are marching to victory. Chorus.

See the clouds are rolling back-yon hill-tops catch the light;
God has spanned the future and His promise bow is bright;
Face it as we ought to face it-with the goal io sight,
While we are marching to victory. Chorus.

Cleveland Alumni B.U. Rally Song

Citation: "Cleveland Alumni B.U. Rally Song," in Baldwin University Alumni Songs, n.d.

Tune-Battle Hymn of the Republic
With heart and hand fraternal, give we greeting good and true;
Noble brothers and fair sisteriil, friends and students, old and new;
Be your answer to our roll call, from B. I. or from B. U.
Speak out! Speak out tonight;

Rally! rally, shout the watchword! Rally! rally shout the watchword
Rally! rally, shout the watchword! Speak out, speak out tonight!

There's a lifting of the curtain - olden skies are all aglow;
As the craft so staunch and steady, christened with no deadly flow-
Built and launched by John and Mary, more than fifty years ago,
Put out with lading fair.

Sailing! sailing o'er the billows! Sailing, sailing o'er the billows,
Sailing, sailing o'er the billows! Sped on by faith and prayer.

She had heroes for her Captain, each a brave and faithful crew,
Dwight and Holbrook, Warner, Harris, Barber, Nelson,-quite a few;
Wheeler, B. I.'s latest Master, Whee'er, first to man B. U.,
Grand Captains in their day.
Steering, steering for the highlands; Steering, steering for the highla
Steering, steering for the highlands, God's chart to show the way.

Most have anchored in that harbor. where the shelter is complete,
And the seasons swift and many follow not with muffled feet;
They are resting from their labors, and their recompense is sweet;
Their work is going on.
G'ory, glory, ha'lelujah; Glory, glory, hallelujah;
Glory, gory, hallelujah; Their work is going on.

It was somewhere in the Fifties, that the "fair" proposal came;
Baldwin Institute consented-.:md like others changed her name;
But she's just as good as ever, and we love her just the same,
We're all for old B. U.
Rally, rally to her standard! Rally, rally to her standard!
Rally, rally to her standard! Three cheers for old B. U.

College Song

Citation: Harold A. Speckmann, ed., Grindstone (Berea, OH: Baldwin-Wallace College, 1914), p. 137.

Oh, Baldwin-Wallace College,
To all a place so dear,
Who come in quest of knowledge,
From parts remote and near.
Many a man hast thou sent forth
Who has proved the sterling worth
Of our dear B.-W. C.-
So may it ever be!
Baldwin-Wallace, Wah, Hoo, Wah!
With a Tiger, Siss ! Boom! Ah!
Baldwin-Wallace! Wah! Hoo, Wah!
With a Tiger, Siss! Boom! Ah!!
Du Stadt der W eisheitlehren,
Du Ort der Jugendzier,
Um deinen Ruhm zu mehren,
Sind wir versammelt hier.
In drei Sprachen steig' empor
Uns'res Liedes Jubelchor !
Stimmet heute insgemein
In den Jubel freudig ein !
Erg ( o) omnes gaudeamus
Dum sumus juvenes,
Jucunda sit inventus
Osores pereant !
Vivat academia,
Vivat professores !
Vivat membra quaelibet
Semper sint in flore !

Collier Art Collection

Citation: Frances F. Mills, ed., “Donald Dean returns to Alma Mater,” Baldwin-Wallace Alumnus 26, no. 1 (1948): p. 11.

Alumni will be interested to learn of the recent establishment at Baldwin- Wallace College of the Collier Art Collection in honor of Mrs. Rose Weidmann Collier, graduate of Baldwin-Wallace, 1896, and head of the department of art in the college from 1912 to 1917. The project was begun about a year ago by Dr. S. L. Greenwood, professor of classics and history, whose courses include three upon History and Appreciation of Art.

At present there are between forty and fifty volumes in the collection, mostly on the graphic arts. About half of these are books written or illustrated by the late Joseph Pennell, one of America's most distinguished etchers and illustrators. The intention is to make the library's collection of Pennelliana absolutely complete, but since nearly all of Pennell's work has gone out of print, some volumes as long ago as 1890, patient and persevering search will be necessary.

The library's section on art has been further enriched this year by three important items. The Deltiel ten-volume catalog of Daumier's lithographs, with four thousand productions, was acquired in January at a cost of $150.00. During the fall a copy of the rare Grolier Club catalog of Whistler's etchings, with about a thousand magnificent reproductions was offered for sale and quick action secured it for Baldwin-Wallace. Kennedy and Company whose Fifth Avenue Gallery is print headquarters for the United States, presented to the library a copy of the valuable Way catalog of Whistler's lithographs, with a full set of splendid reproductions, thus completing the collection of facsimiles of the prints of America's greatest graphic artist.

The name plate as here presented will mark acquisitions to the Collier Art Collection. It is hoped that friends and former students of Mrs. Collier will want to assist in increasing the collection.

The large group of books on art, presented in 1945 by Dr. John H. Huddilston, '90, is in constant use by the students of the art classes.

Commercial Department

Citation: Frances F. Mills, ed., “Commercial Department, Baldwin -Wallace College, 1893-1894,” Baldwin-Wallace Alumnus 26, no. 3 (1948): p. 14.

A few weeks ago, Mr. Paul Machovina of Berea, student in the Commercial Department of Baldwin University, 1893-1894, called at the office and brought an interesting picture of one of the commercial department classes of that year. It started a bit of research by the Alumnus editor to discover when the first named Commercial Department appeared in the college catalogues. It was found in 1857-1858, "Commercial Department," with a full page given to its offerings. Dr. Eben J. Cutler was instructor in accounts and lecturer on business customs, etc. Five lecturers treated various subjects relating to the courses. Commercial students for that year were not listed, but twenty were named for the next year. Continuously to 1900 or later, this department was open and had as many as seventy students in some of the years.

In 1893-1894 seventeen were enrolled. Some Alumnus readers may enjoy naming those shown in the picture. The tall central figure is Prof. A. C. Maris who was the principal of the department. Students enrolled were, Joseph H. Akins, Herbert R. Chapman, Stuart Clark, John B. Cecil, Carl Beckley, John Goeschel, H, B. Humphrey, Carl E. Holbrook, Mrs. E. M. Johnston, Wesley Koppe, Millie Kuellmer, Frank LeDuke, Paul Machovina, Thos. J. Smith, W. C. Strohmeyer, Bertha Tschantz and Leonard F. C. Wendt.

Community Day

Citation: Elizabeth Eisenberg, Grindstone (Berea, OH: Baldwin-Wallace College, 1994), p. 59.

September 18th was a day for Baldwin-Wallace to meet the community aptly named Community Day. There was a picnic, a parade complete with a high school band, and, of course the football game. President Malicky gave a speech and so did Mayor Trupo of Berea.

Ted Theodore, Director of Alumni Relations and Community Day organizer, called this day "a tradition of goodwill." He explained that President Malicky developed the idea of a community day 12 years ago in order to improve the relationship with the surrounding community residents.

Everyone got involved: the Mayor of Berea, area businesses, children, parents, and Baldwin-Wallace students. Theodore said Community Day creates a small-town atmosphere.

Sports Information worked with Alumni Relations to organize this event. Kevin Ruple, Director of Sports Information, said he has been involved with this event for 11 years. Ruple's responsibilities included managing the press box, statistics, public address announcements, and third-quarter giveaways.

Local businesses donated food and prizes for the giveaways.

Theodore said that students and staff at B-W have become an example for other schools to follow because other schools are following in B-W's footsteps and uniting their local communities by hosting their own Community Days.