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Edgar Ewing Brandon, bulk: 1909-1910 (acting), 1927-1928 (acting)

 Sub-Group — Box: 1; Office Files, Miscellaneous and Personal Papers; 1909-47; 2A-C-1C


President; Edgar Ewing Brandon; Office Files, Miscellaneous and Personal Papers; 1909-47; Box 1 [2A-C-1C] Contents: 1. Annual Report of the Faculty of the College of Liberal Arts 2. Annual Reports of Various Departments 3. Appointment of Young and Kuhne 4. Benton, Volney (Student re-admitted to Miami, correspondence between Brandon and C.J. Benton) 5. Brandon, Edgar Ewing, (Biography, Tenure at Miami, Letter granting leave of absence) 6. Brandon, Edgar Ewing, "History of Miami" 7. Brandon, Edgar Ewing, (Letter to E. Hahne welcoming him to Miami, March 24, 1946) 8. Brandon, Edgar Ewing, (Telegram to Benton wishing him success; May 5, 1911) 9. Brandon, Grace (Letter announcing the enclosure of $10 for Alumni Loyalty Fund; February 12, 1947) 10. Buildings - Remodeling of 11. Clark, Frank L. 12. Latin America - Higher Education in 13. "Latin American Universities and Special Schools," By Edgar Ewing Brandon 14. Memorial Tribute to Edgar Ewing Brandon 15. Miami University Association of Indiana (Invitation to Dinner at Columbia Club - Indianapolis) 16. "Miami University in 1824-25," A History 17. Miscellaneous Statistics (Enrollment Figures, etc.) 18. "My First Year at Miami," By Edgar Ewing Brandon 19. Non-Fraternity Men Organizing 20. Philosophy, Psychology, Education - Report on these three departments 21. Publications, Papers, etc. by Miami Faculty 22. Registration of Oriental Students 23. Summer Term, 1911 (Suggestions for registration, etc.) 24. Tobey, Walter L.


  • Majority of material found within 1909-1910 (acting), 1927-1928 (acting)


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Biographical / Historical

Birth Death 1865-1957

Term 1927-28 [pro tem]

Born, York Springs, Pa., August 9, 1865; Son of JOhn Calvin and Mary Braiding (Equig) Brandon; A.B., U. of Michigan, 1888; A.M., U. of Mo., 1897; studied U. of Paris, 1893-94. and 1901-02. Docteur d'Universite, 1904; LL.D., Miami U., 1930; Married, Charlotte Taylor, June 11, 1901; Married, 2nd Grace Glasgow, Aug. 14, 1929. Latin master, Carthage, Mo., 1889-93, instr. in French, U. of Mich., 1895-96 and 1897-98, fellow in Romance langs., U. of Mo.. 1896-97; Prof., Romance langs., Miami U., Oxford. O., 1898-1931, v.p. 1908-31, dean 1912-31, acting pres., 1909-10, 1927-28, now emeritus. Dir. Foyer du Soldat, France, 1918-19. Spl. commr. Pan-Am. Union to visit and report on instns. of higher learning in Latin America, 1911-12. Del. to 2nd Pan-Am. Scientific Congress, 1915. Member Modern Lang. Assn. of America, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Tau (pres. 1920-23). Mason. Republican. Presbyterian. Aughor: Robert Estienne et le doctionnaire francais au XVI Siecle, 1904; Latin American Universities, 1912; Precis d'histoire des Etas Unis, 1919. (Trans. English 1919); A Pilgrimage of Liberty, 1944; Lafaytte, Guest of the Nation. Vol. 1, 1950, Vol. II, 1954. III, 1957. Editor: La Tulipe Noire, 1899; Monte Cristo, 1900; Series Lessons for Beginners in French, 1920. Joint editor La Petite ville, 1925; Henri III et sa cour, 1926' Turgaret, 1927. Home 315 E. Church St., Oxford, Ohio. Died, June 8, 1957, buried Oxford Cemetary. [Who Was Who in Amerca, v. III].


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Physical Location

Miami University Archives, King Library, 3rd Floor, Walter Havighurst Special Collections, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio


Brandon served as interim president from 1927-28.

Repository Details

Part of the Miami University and Western College Memorial Archives Repository