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A.H. Cole photographs of Colgate University, A1285

Identifier: A1285

Scope and Contents

Titles and identifying numbers were generally taken from information written or stamped on the photograph.


  • Creation: 1891

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Aaron Hodgman Cole was born in Greenwich on October 21, 1856. He graduated from Colgate in 1884; taught at the Peddie Institute from 1884-1888; and studied at Johns Hopkins University in 1889. At Colgate, he was a lecturer in natural history from 1888-1890 and then a lecturer (1890-1891) and instructor (1891-1892) in biology and geology. He served as curator of the museum from 1890-1892.

Following his time at Colgate, he was a teacher in Chicago (1892-1906); instructor at the University of Chicago (1891); and instructor of biology at Chicago Normal College (1906-1913). He died in Chicago on December 31, 1913.

Cole was the author of Manual of biological projection and anesthesia of animals (1907).

Elmer William Smith, ed., Colgate University General Catalogue, vol. 2, (Hamilton, NY: Colgate University, 1939), 12.


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Guide to the A.H. Cole photographs of Colgate University
Allyson Smally
October 21, 2014
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries Repository

13 Oak Drive
Case Library and Geyer Center for Information Technology
Colgate University
Hamilton New York 13346 United States US
315-228-7934 (Fax)