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1862, Albion College faculty


Thomas Henry Sinex (at left, first row), the last president of the Wesleyan Seminary, and the first president of Albion College, when it became a college, posed with his faculty for this photograph in the 1860’s. President Sinex was the chief executive of the college from 1854 to 1864. Identity of the six faculty members in uncertain.

Source: Gildart, Robert. Albion College, 1835-1960, A History. Chicago: Donnelley Lakeside Press, 1961. p 164.

The first faculty under the charter amendment for Albion College (about 1862).

Source: Keith Fennimore. The Albion College Sesquicentennial History. Albion, Michigan: Albion College. 1985.

Wesleyan Seminary faculty, 1861: Left to right, seated: Rev. T.H. Sinex, president; Miss Julia F. Robinson, French and fire arts; Rev. Carmi C. Olds, natural sciences. Standing: John Richard, ancient languages; Pamelia S. Vining and Charlotte Imus, both assistant teachers; and Henry Meakin, music.

Source: Frank Passic. A Pictorial History of Albion, Michigan; From the Archives of the Albion Historical Society. Dallas, Texas: Curtis Media Corporation. 1991. p 13.