1892 – Butler, Howard Crosby was born.
– He was first Master in Residence of the Graduate College and first director of the School of Architecture.
– He played leading roles in the first productions of the newly founded Triangle Club and helped organize the college’s third eating club, Tiger Inn, whose clubhouse he later designed.
– He organized and led three archaeological expeditions into the Syrian Desert and two expeditions for the excavation of ancient Sardis, discovering there long-hidden treasures that enriched modern knowledge of Lydian, Greek, Syrian, and Roman civilizations.
1920 – His teaching inspired a group of alumni architects to initiate a movement that re~sulted in th~e establishment of the School of Architecture, with Butler as first director.
1922 – Butler, Howard Crosby died.