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Finding aid URL: http://libcat.lafayette.edu/record=b1720781

Hutchison (born February 27, 1898 in Florrisant, CO) was a 1918 graduate of Lafayette College. He was the first alumnus to ascend to the presidency of Lafayette College, serving from 1945-1957. An ordained Presbyterian minister, Hutchison had previously served as president of Washington and Jefferson College and dean of Alborz College in Teheran, Iran. During World War I, he served in the Navy Air Corps. His scrapbook is a collection of diplomas, honorary degrees, awards, and memorabilia primarily from events during Hutchison’s years as president of Lafayette College. It contains newspaper clippings and photographs from Founders’ Day ceremonies, commencements, reunions, alumni gatherings. Of special note is a group of photographs of Philip Hench, Class of 1916, receiving the 1950 Nobel Prize in medicine.