1890s


College of Pharmacy History, The University of Texas at Austin

Old Red in Galveston

1893

The UT School of Pharmacy was established at Galveston with a legislative allocation of $2,500 and with James Kennedy as chairman. Classes began on October 3, 1893.


1894

Classes during the first year occupied three rooms of the basement of the Medical Department’s “Old Red Building” in Galveston.


College of Pharmacy History, The University of Texas at Austin

From portrait of “Daddy” Cline

1895

R.R.D. Cline assumed the leadership of pharmacy education.   A. Eugene Dabney and W.E. Hubbert became the first graduates of the school in May.


1896

The Pharmaceutical Association of The University of Texas was organized to bring together all members of the Pharmacy Department. The first class in prescription compounding was added to the curriculum.


College of Pharmacy History, The University of Texas at Austin

UT’s Championship Football Team, 1893

1897

The School of Pharmacy graduated its first women: May Everett, Bertha L. Howze, Sister Mary Etienne, and Sister Mary Rosalie.


1898

An honors system within the school was established to give recognition to those students with an average grad of 90 or better.


1899

The first scholarship, presented by the Texas State Pharmaceutical Association, consisted of $150 and was awarded to Frank Glasscock.

 

 

 

 

 


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