Wheaton College History

Wheaton College History explores important Wheaton events and people from its establishment in 1834 until the present. Topics include major events, prominent faculty, students and alumni, architecture, speakers and the founding family, the Wheatons. The timeline is enhanced with photographs, documents, links and videos that relate to and describe the topics.

To navigate through the site, click on a century that is of interest. When a decade in that century is selected, a list of entries with abstracts will appear. Click on the heading of the entry to view the full text.

Each subject is also navigable by decade. Click the decade in the sidebar to see the entries in that decade. When a decade is selected from the drop down box to the right of the screen, you will see all entries for that time period.

To return to the homepage, simply click on the Wheaton College logo at the top of the page.