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Charles H. Huber was born June 7, 1871 in Nebraska City, NE, the son of Eli Huber (Class of 1855 and the first professor of English Bible at Gettysburg College), and Mary E. Deibert Huber. Upon graduating from Gettysburg College in 1892, Charles was hired as a tutor at Gettysburg Academy, appointed vice-principal in 1893 and headmaster in 1896. He earned his A.M. from Gettysburg College and Litt.D. from Gettysburg Theological Seminary both in 1895. After the Gettysburg Academy closed in 1935, he was appointed Director of Gettysburg College's Women's Division, and held that position until his retirement in 1941. During his life, Huber also served as vice-president of the Gettysburg National Bank, president and director of the Gettysburg Ice and Storage Company, and president of the Adams County Cold Storage Company. He also held memberships in the Association of Colleges and Preparatory Schools, Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Phi Kappa and Phi Gamma Delta.

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Publication Date

October 1999


Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania College, Eli Huber, Charles H. Huber, Gettysburg Academy, Gettysburg Theological Seminary, Gettysburg College's Women's Division, Gettysburg National Bank, Gettysburg Ice and Storage Company, Adams County Cold Storage Company


Cultural History | History of Religion | Intellectual History | United States History | Women's History

Document Type

Finding Aid

MS-005: The Papers of Charles H. Huber, Class of 1892