Selected Timeline:

Ursinus in the 1920s


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1920 tuition - $180.00

1921 - Ursinus appears on list of Middle States' accredited schools; Alumni Memorial Library constructed

1925 - Grizzly adopted as athletic emblem; Eger Gateway erected

1928 - enrollment reaches 460

1927 - groundbreaking for Curtis and Brodbeck dorms


The Photographs:


1880s & 90s
1900s
1910s
1920s
1930s
1940s
1950s


The 1930s

Exhibit Contents


Commencement at Freeland Hall, 1922


Women's Glee Club, 1925


Brodbeck and Curtis Dormitories, 1927


Field Hockey Team, 1923


Men's Debating Club, 1929


Alumni Memorial Library


Text and Photographs Copyright Ursinus College Archives, 1997