April 23, 2006
On April 15, 2006, WILLIAM BLODGET WELLING, age 82, of New York City. Welling was a an Editor, Writer, Author and Photo Historian. Welling authored " Collectors Guide to Nintenth Century Photographs" (Macmillan, 1976) and "PHOTOGRAPHY IN AMERICA; THE FORMATIVE YEARS 1839-1900" (T.Y. Crowell, 1978). A graduate of Groton School and Yale University. A WWII Army veteran. Brother of Lindsay H. Welling, Jr. of Maryland, NY; uncle of Donald and James Welling and Carol Welling Mc Veigh. Memorial Service at Ferncliff Chapel, Hartsdale, NY on Saturday, April 29, at 1pm. Bon voyage, Welling.
March 24, 1993
Professor to promote Greek classicsOld books have something to offer today's students, says a University of Pennsylvania scholar who will speak about the value of studying Greek classics in a free public lecture at Anne Arundel Community College April 8.Sheila Murnaghan, associate professor of classical studies at the University of Pennsylvania and formerly of Yale University, will address "Revisiting the Greek Classics: New Reasons for Reading Old Books."The...
January 23, 1992
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- The Yale University Art Gallery has received $10 million from Teresa Heinz in memory of her husband, Sen. John Heinz 3rd of Pennsylvania. It is the largest gift in the gallery's 160-year history.Heinz graduated from Yale College in 1960 and was a member of the gallery's governing board before his death last April in a plane crash. His father, Henry J. Heinz 2nd, a member of the Class of 1931 and longtime chairman of H.J. Heinz Corp., permanently endowed the directorship of the museum in 1982.
May 17, 2007
CHARLES LAZARUS, 93 Headed chain of stores Charles Lazarus, the last member of his family to lead the Lazarus chain of department stores, died Monday after a brief illness at home in suburban Gahanna, Ohio, his son Stuart Lazarus said. The chain, founded in 1851 by Mr. Lazarus' great-grandfather as a one-room men's clothing store in Columbus, grew to more than 40 stores in five states in the Midwest. The family's influence declined when Federated Department Stores Inc. moved Lazarus' headquarters to Cincinnati in 1986.
January 8, 1992
The Yale Whiffenpoofs, an all-male group, and Yale's Whim N' Rhythm, an all-female group, will present an a cappella concert at 8 p.m. tonight in Merrick Hall of Goucher College.Sponsored by the Yale Scholarship Fund of Maryland, the choruses are made up solely of senior students from Yale University who will sing traditional, popular and jazz tunes.A reception will follow the concert for all students, alumnus, parents and friends.The concert is a project of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and the Baltimore City Department of Parks and Recreation.
May 4, 2005
BARBARA WARD GARNER, died of cancer of May 2, 2005. She was the daughter of Dr. Arthur Ward and Elizabeth Chipman. She was born on July 3, 1918 in Akron, Ohio, but was raised in various locations in New England, including Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. After finishing high school in Winchendon, Massachusetts, she obtained her bachelor's degree from the University of California at Los Angeles. During World War II she worked at a radar laboratory at Harvard University, where she met and then married her husband, Dr. Wendell R. Garner.