Theodore Roosevelt: governor, Rough Rider, father, president and speaker at Chautauqua. At 3:30 p.m. today in the Hall of Christ, Roosevelt will once again appear on a Chautauqua platform.
The following is excerpted from the July 19, 1914, edition of The Chautauquan Daily.
Science and technology are all about the living. And the dead. Heather Gill-Frerking will explain further at 3:30 p.m. today in the Hall of Christ. As part of the Oliver Archives Heritage Lecture Series, Gill-Frerking will give a talk titled “Using Modern Technology to Study Ancient Bodies.”
Editor’s Note: To celebrate Chautauqua Golf Club’s centennial, the Daily each week will feature an article from our archives highlighting the club’s first year and landmark events in its history.
Deborah Shea Doyle’s early life and career prepared her for foreign service, even though it wasn’t planned that way.
Forming a Woman’s Club was not unique to Chautauqua. In the last two decades of the 19th century, these clubs were being created across the country.
Among the many notable people who have walked Chautauqua’s grounds, Thomas Alva Edison might well have been the most influential person in America’s day-to-day life.
At 9 a.m. Friday at the United Methodist House, Jon Schmitz, Chautauqua Institution archivist and historian since 2002, will present for the Men’s Club on the challenges of preserving Chautauqua’s history.
The Oliver Archives Center at the corner of South and Massey is, in a manner of speaking, Chautauqua Institution’s memory. Institution history, once collected and managed by Alfreda Irwin and June Miller-Spann, is now under the watch of Jon Schmitz, Chautauqua archivist and historian.
Editor’s Note: To celebrate Chautauqua Golf Club’s centennial, the Daily each Monday will feature an article from our archives highlighting the club’s first year and landmark events in its history. July 11, 1921: Memorable Event in History of the Institution: Delightful