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Mystery Monday: vaneglorious

What two figures from Yale history are perched on the campus skyline in this weather vane? And where on campus is it?

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  • George Huthsteiner '74 TD
    George Huthsteiner '74 TD, 10:38pm November 07 2022 | Ico flag Flag as inappropriate

    <> 1935 Timothy Dwight College 1935 James Gamble Rogers. TD. Temple St. 345 <> The figures represent Timothy Dwight the Elder and his grandson Timothy Dwight the Younger <> The Elder was Timothy Dwight IV (1752-1817) B.A. 1769. 8th President of Yale 1795-1817. TD IV was a prodigy and known widely for his theology. Wags called him the Pope of the Connecticut Valley. <<>> The Younger was Timothy Dwight V (1828 – 1916) Congregational minister, and President of Yale University (1886–1898). He served as President of Yale College ninety years after his grandfather's tenure.

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