Wayne University College of Liberal Arts Office of the Dean Albertus Darnell Records

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Albertus Darnell came to Detroit to teach mathematics at Central High School. In 1902 he became head of the Math Department. In 1917 when the Detroit Junior College was organized, Darnell was named head of the mathematics department, continuing until 1924.
When the College of the City of Detroit was established in 1923, Darnell became Assistant Dean. After Dean David D. Mackenzie passed away on July 16, 1926, Darnell was appointed Acting Dean. He continued until Wilford L. Coffey was appointed Dean in 1928. Darnell again worked as Assistant Dean until 1933, when he became Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. He held this post until his retirement in 1939. These papers reflect the work of Darnell with the College of the City of Detroit and Wayne University.

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