Edel, William Wilcox

Homecoming boat, 1951

Two men with the president's boat that the Kappa Sigma fraternity had stolen as a part of a prank for the Homecoming celebrations in November 1951. President William Edel (Class of 1915) is shaking hands with the student standing in the boat.

Honorary Degree recipients, 1951

President William Edel '15 (center) and Honorary Degree recipients pose for a group photograph at Commencement on June 3, 1951.

Inauguration of Gilbert Malcolm, 1959

Former President William W. Edel (left) helps President Gilbert Malcolm get into the robes of office in 1959. Edel and Malcolm are members of the Class of 1915.

Inauguration of William Edel, 1946

View of an event celebrating President William W. Edel's Inauguration in 1946.

Inter-Collegiate Debating Team, 1915

The Inter-Collegiate Debating Team in 1915.

Front row from left to right: William Wilcox Edel ('15) and Robert B. Kistler ('15)

Back row from left to right: Leonard G. Hagner ('15), Garither P. Warfield ('15), Michael F. Davis ('15), and Homer M. Respess ('17)

Faculty and Students, International Studies, 1949

A group of international students during the 1948-1949 academic year. Math Professor Frank Ayres (left) and President William Edel are sitting on the bench.

Adrian B. K. Lauw-Zecha, 1952

View of Adrian Ban Kwie Lauw-Zecha (far right) with his parents, brothers, and President William Edel. Lauw-Zecha is a member of the Class of 1952.

Adrian B. K. Lauw-Zecha, 1952

View of Adrian Ban Kwie Lauw-Zecha (far right) with his parents, brothers, and President William Edel. Lauw-Zecha is a member of the Class of 1952.

Gilbert Malcolm, 1959

When President William Wilcox Edel retired in 1959, the Board of Trustees elected Gilbert Malcolm as president. The photograph depicts Malcolm (left) and Edel on June 7, 1959. Both Edel and Malcolm were members of the Class of 1915.

Frank Elmer Masland, Jr., 1952

Trustee Frank Elmer Masland, Jr., a member of the Class of 1918, at an event in 1952.

Left to Right: Sir Robert Chance of Carlisle, England ; Pennsylvania Governor John S. Fine ; Mrs. Chance ; Frank Masland ; President William Edel

May Morris, 1956

View of College Librarian May Morris (Class of 1909) with President William Wilcox Edel (Class of 1915) at an event in 1956. Morris retires as a librarian in 1956. 

Presentation of the Mace, 1951

The presentation of the college mace during a special convocation on October 13, 1951.

Left to right: Frank E. Masland, Jr. ('18), Herbert Wing, Jr., Ernest A. Vuilleumier, and President William W. Edel ('15).

President Edel and Coach Ream, 1958

President William Edel ('15) and Charles R. Ream, the Men's Lacrosse Coach, hold the National Championship Trophy in 1958.

President Edel and Robert Gates at Commencement, 1955

Honorary degree recipient Robert Calder Gates ('15) speaks with President William Edel (right) during Commencement on June 12, 1955.

President Edel with International students, c.1950

President William Edel stands next to a group of international students.

Front Row: [unknown]

Second Row: He-Sung H. Chun, '51 (Korea); Eric K. V. Bengtsson, '51 (Sweden).

Third Row: Alex Kuprianov, '54 (New York); Marian C. Hallet, '51 (orig....

President Edel with International students, c.1950

View of President William Edel with a group of international students outside Old West around 1950. One of the students is wearing a dink 

President Edel with International students, 1958

President William Edel speaks with a group of international students in May 1958.

William Creighton Reed, Jr., 1959

William Creighton Reed, Jr., (Class of 1959) receives his commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from Brigadier General Edgar C. Doleman, the United States Army War College commandant, on June 7, 1959 during the Dickinson College commencement ceremony.

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Returning the Mermaid at Homecoming, 1950

Students return the mermaid to President William Edel during the Homecoming football game in fall 1950.

Eero Saarinen with Present Edel, Arts Award, 1959

Eero Saarinen, holding his 1959 Arts Award in Architecture, poses with his wife and Dickinson College President William Edel.

Hugh Stott Taylor, Priestley Award, 1952

President William Wilcox Edel stands next to Sir Hugh Stott Taylor (left) as he receives the first ever Joseph Priestley Award on March 20, 1952 for his research and teaching in chemistry.

Edward Teller, Priestley Award, 1957

Dr. Edward Teller (second from left) receives the Priestley Award from President Edel (far left) on March 28, 1957 for his work in thermonuclear energy. 

Second from right: National Cylinder Gas Company Vice President W. Roberts Wood, presenting cash grant. 

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Two international students, c.1950

Two international students stand next to President Edel.

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