Book Reviews; A Monthly Journal Devoted to New and Current Publications Volume 9

Book Reviews; A Monthly Journal Devoted to New and Current Publications Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...connection with the School, first as Professor of Engineering, and later as Principal of the School as well. The University now possesses three teaching Faculties, in Arts, Medicine and Applied Science. The regular winter course of popular lectures conducted by the University began on January 19th, with an account (c)f Lord Roberts' march to Pretoria, in which the Canadian troops took part, by Mr. John A. Ewan, who had accompanied the army as special correspondent of the Toronto Globe. On January 26th, Professor Lang delivered his inaugural lecture, his subject being A Century of Chemical Progress.' Professor Ramsay Wright was the lecturer on February 9th, upon Malaria and Mosquitoes. Two Canadianlitterateurs were heard on February 16th and 23d. Mr. Duncan Campbell Scott, the poet and novelist, and Dr. W. D. LeSueur, best knewn as an essayist and literary critic. Mr. Scott's subject was ' Ideals and Methods in Fiction, and Dr. LeSueur's The Problem of Popular Government. The last lecturer, on March 2d, was Professor H. T. Cody, of Wycliffe College, and affiliated institution, upon Rome, To-day and Yesterday. The project of an undergraduates' club is being carried out. The use of a portion of the old Residence building has been granted for the purpose by the university authorities; funds for necessary alterations and for furnishing have been subscribed, and the rooms are being fitted up as fast as possible. The matter of a graduates' club is in abeyance. The advisability of securing a location in the business part of the town instead of in the neighborhood of the university was strongly urged, and the committee in charge of the scheme have not yet been successful in finding any suitable quarters.show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 426g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236640551
  • 9781236640550