Forum Volume 20

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...found that but five or six of her class had married. "I think that I will send my daughter to college," said he, "for then there is some chance of her Tabulated Statement. Number of graduates (not includ-ing class of "95) 1082 Matrons 409 Teachers (including college pro-fessors) 408 Recipients of advanced degrees (A.M., Ph.D., S.B., LL.B., and LL.D.) 64 Literary workers (including au-thors, editors, and journalists) 47 Physicians and medical students 83 Studying for advanced degrees.. 23 Teachers of arts 16 Writers of scientific papers 13 Librarians 6 Artists and farmers, each 5 Chemists and missionaries, each 4 Astronomers, dictionary-editors, and secretaries, each 8 Organists, mathematical compu-ters, and heads of College Set-tlements, each 2 Actor, bank director, book-keeper, boarding-house keeper, copyist, companion, concert pianist, governess, government clerk, lecturer, matron of re-formatory home, manager of manufacturing business, man-ager of newspaper, major in Salvation Army, reader, singer, superintendent of public in-struction, superintendent of cooking, treasurer of lumber company, each 1 staying with me." He accordingly sent his daughter to Vassar, but to his disappointment he found that not only is a college education not an absolute safeguard against matrimony, but that, if a college woman does not marry, she is exceedingly likely to do something else. Many graduates do not engage in a gainful occupation, but there are very few cases in which the impulse derived from the four years' training does not make itself felt in some form outside the round of old-fashioned domestic activities. Frances M. Abbott. DECEMBER, 1895. CONDITIONS FOR AMERICAN COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL SUPREMACY. There is much...show more

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  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 585g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236956222
  • 9781236956224