James Arnold Blaisdell

James Arnold Blaisdell
Short Name: James Arnold Blaisdell
Full Name: Blaisdell, James Arnold, 1867-1957
Birth Year: 1867
Death Year: 1957

James Arnold Blaisdell was born in Beloit, Wisconsin, December 15, 1867. He graduated from Beloit College in 1899 and became a minister, then returned to Beloit College as Chair of the Bible Department and director of the library. In 1910 he became of Pomona College (California). The college grew under his leadership. In 1921 he made the decision to cap enrollment to keep the college small. He soon developed the vision of small liberal arts colleges sharing common facilities. He became head of the Claremont Colleges Consortium in 1927.

Dianne Shapiro, from Anderson, Seth. "James Blaisdell-The Visionary". Claremont Conversation. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28 (https://web.archive.org/web/20070928024653/http://claremontconversation.org/tcourse/tndy4010/page/James+Blaisdell-The+Visionary) and Find A Grave website (retrieved 11/11/2023)

Wikipedia Biography

James Arnold Blaisdell (December 15, 1867 – January 29, 1957) was an American minister, theologian, and academic administrator. He was the fourth president of Pomona College (1910–1927) and founder and "head fellow" of the Claremont Colleges (1927–1935).

Texts by James Arnold Blaisdell (4)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Beneath the forms of outward riteJames A. Blaisdell, d. 1957 (Author)English18
Christians, lo, the star appearethJames A. Blaisdell (Author)English25
Tonight, my soul, be still and sleepJames Arnold Blaisdell (Author)English4
Tu cena celebramos hoyJames A. Blaisdell, 1867-1957 (Author)Spanish2

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