Honorary Degrees 1900-1909

December 18, 1908 Walther Johann Wever, Imperial German Consul-General at Chicago, Doctor of Laws
December 17, 1907 Theobald Smith, Professor of Comparative Pathology, Harvard University, and Director, Pathological Laboratory, Massachusetts State Board of Health, Doctor of Laws
June 11, 1907 The Right Honorable James Bryce, His Britannic Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States, Doctor of Laws
December 20, 1904 Ettore Pais, Professor of History, University of Naples, Italy, Doctor of Laws
September 2, 1904 Hugo de Vries, Professor of Botany, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Doctor of Laws
June 14, 1904 Joseph Henry Beale, Jr., Professor of Law, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
March 22, 1904 Herman Freiherr Speck von Sternburg, Ambassador to the United States from the German Empire, Doctor of laws
  Charlemagne Tower, Ambassador to the German Empire from the United States, Doctor of Laws
  Eduard Meyer, JProfessor of Ancient History, University of Berlin, Germany, Doctor of Laws
  Joseph Kohler, Professor of Law, University of Berlin, Germany, Doctor of Laws
  Wilhelm Hermann, Professor of Systematic Theology, University of Marburg, Germany, Doctor of Laws
  Paul Ehrlich, Director, Royal Prussian Institute for Experimental Therapy, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany, Doctor of Laws
  Berthold Delbrück, Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology, University of Jena, Germany, Doctor of Laws
December 22, 1903 Charles Richard Van Hise, President, University of Wisconsin, Doctor of Laws
June 16, 1903 Nicholas Murray Butler, President, Columbia University, Doctor of Laws
April 2, 1903 Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States, Doctor of Laws
March 17, 1903 Jean Jules Jusserand, Ambassador to the United States from the Republic of France, Doctor of Laws
June 18, 1901 Marcus Dods, Professor of New Testament Interpretation, New College, Edinburgh, Scotland, Doctor of Divinity
  William Newton Clarke, Professor of Theology, Colgate University, Doctor of Divinity
  Edmund Beecher Wilson, Professor of Zoölogy, Columbia University, Doctor of Laws
  Charles Doolittle Walcott, Director of the United States Geological Society, Doctor of Laws
  Jacob Henry van't Hoff, Professor of Physical Chemistry, University of Berlin, Germany, Doctor of Laws
  Edward Charles Pickering, Payne Professor of Astronomy and Director, Astronomical Observatory, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
  George Lyman Kittredge, Professor of English Literature, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
  William Watson Goodwin, Professor of Greek, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
  Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, Professor of Greek, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Laws
  Elisha Benjamin Andrews, Chancellor, University of Nebraska, Doctor of Laws
  Jules Martin Cambon, Minister Plenipotentiary and Ambassador to the United States from the Republic of France, Doctor of Laws