Bryan

1952 UT. Discovered 1952 Oct. 23 at the Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn, Indiana.

Named in memory of William Lowe Bryan (18601955), president of Indiana University from 1902 to 1937, whose pioneering work in experimental psychology was recognized by his election as president of the American Psychological Association in 1903. Appointed to the faculty soon after his graduation from Indiana University in 1884 (two years before the retirement of Daniel Kirkwood {see planet (1578)}), Bryan also served for more than a quarter of a century as vice president and president emeritus, and he was the architect of the present-day structure of the university: the present academic organization, including the department of astronomy, is truly his creation. (M 10043) Name proposed by F. K. Edmondson.

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