Selected Timeline:

Ursinus in the 1930s


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1930 fees - $625 to $665
(included tuition, furnished room, heat & light)

1931 - Construction on Science Hall (later named Pfahler) begun

1933 - 1st literary magazine, The Lantern, published

1938 - 1st annual performance of Handel's The Messiah


The Photographs:


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


The 1940s

Exhibit Contents


Pfahler Hall


Curtain Club Production, 1933


Women's Basketball Team, 1933


Aerial View of College, c.1930


College Band, 1938


First Touchdown, 1931


Text and Photographs Copyright Ursinus College Archives, 1997