Albert Horwell Gerberich
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
Education and Career
A.B., Dickinson College, 1918; A.M., University of Pennsylvania, 1926; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1932; Advanced Study, University of Pennsylvania, 1925-26; Head of Latin Department, Coatesville High School, 1926-27.

Radio Electrician in United States Navy, 1918-1919; Admitted after examination, Vice-Consul De Carriere of the United States, September, 1919; in charge of Consulate, Puerto Cortes, Honduras, 1919-22; Consul, Bremerhaven, Germany, 1922-24; Consul, Maracaibo, Venezuela, 1924-25.

Member of the various Historical and Genealogical bodies comprising the Pennsylvania Ferderaion of Historical Societies and a member of the Athletic Association.

Author of several short articles pertaining to Pennsylvania-German History and Genealogy.

Involvement with Dickinson College
While a student at Dickinson College, Gerberich was a brother of Kappa Sigma and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Gerberich joined the Dickinson faculty in 1928 as an Instructor in Modern Languages. Later in 1932, he became an Associate Professor of Modern Languages. During the 1933-1934 school year, Gerberich taught three Spanish classes and four German classes1. In addition to teaching, Gerberich was a faculty advisor to Kappa Sigma and Phi Beta Kappa.


1.1933-1934 Dickinson College Course Catalogue Book, p. 37-49.


Dickinson College Microcosm, p. 39, 1934, Dickinson College Archives.
"Gerberich, Albert Horwell" Dropfile, Dickinson College Archives.
1933-1934 Dickinson College Course Catalogue Book, Dickinson College Archives.

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Dickinson 1934 is a project of Prof. Osborne's History 204 Class, Fall Semester 2000.