Cornell University, Its Condition and Needs in 1884

Cornell University, Its Condition and Needs in 1884

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...as popular and beneficial as possible. At an early date all students of the university, with the exception of the seniors, will be required to submit to a thorough physical examination. The size of their limbs and chest, the strength of their lungs, etc., will be registered in a book for that purpose, so that a student can know how much he has developed his different muscles. Padlocks will soon be put on the lockers, and each student will have his own locker in which to keep his gymnasium and military suits. The horizontal and parallel bars have been damaged by the nails of the boots, and in order to protect them it has been found necessary to require every student that exercises to procure a pair of gymnasium slippers. No visitors will be allowed, either on the main floor or in the annex, so that the students will not be annoyed by the rabble from the town, which is in the habit of frequenting not only the hall but the bath-rooms. It has not yet been decided whether exercise will be made compulsory or not. Probably the question will not be settled this year." f President Eliot's report, l882-'83, p. 24; President Seeley's circular to the alumni, 1883; President Porter's address to the Yale alumni, 1883; President White's address at Buffalo, 1883; catalogue of the College of New Jersey, l883-'84; Thwing's American Colleges, pp. 89-90; annual report of the Provost of the University of Pennsylvania, 1883, pp. 45-46. In the requirements for admission to the courses of science--in Science and Letters, in Mathematics, in Chemistry and Physics, and Analytical Chemistry at Cornell, in Chemistry, in Mathematics and Physics, and in Astronomy, at Harvard, in the course in Chemistry at Yale, and in the course in Science at Michigan, the requirements are...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236544978
  • 9781236544971