Exhibition Designed by Anastasia Knight, Class of 2003
Alfred B. Nelson
This is the student portrait of Alfred Nelson, class of 1864. He served as the Professor of Mathematics pro tem from 1864 to 1869 and left Centre to work for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service from 1869 to 1872. He received an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1874 and practiced medicine in Danville from 1874 until 1876. He then returned to Centre and served as Professor of Mathematics from 1876 until his retirement in 1908.
|This diploma is a typical example of a nineteenth century diploma at Centre. It belonged to John Henry Bruce, Director of the National Bank at Lancaster, Kentucky, and the representative of the Nineteenth Senatorial District of the Kentucky Senate from 1877 to 1878.|
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