Report Volume 38

Report Volume 38

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...described. The one designed as a wing is so constructed that it has, in all respects, the appearance of entirety in its design. The new boarding hall (in the center of the picture) is of brick, four stories high, with a Mansard roof and a tower, the top of which is one hundred feet above the grade. The ground plan is in the shape of an L, having a front of 101 feet and a depth of 109 feet, the projections being 36 feet in depth. The building is heated by steam. The rooms for the Steward's family are in the building, and the conveniences for the culinary department are of the most approved description. The outlay on this building was about $30,000. The chemical laboratory was erected in 1871. It is of brick, one story, with a basement. The main elevation is 51 by 36 feet, and the rear elevation is 29 feet in width by 67 feet in depth. The lecture room will seat, comfortably, eighty students. The cost of this building was not far from $10,000. The new green house is situated on au elevation a few rods southwest of the chemical laboratory. The conservatory is 50 by 25 feet in size, with a wiug 62 by 25 feet, which is divided by glass partitions into three apartments, a stove room, rose house, and grapery. The entire building is heated by hotwater pipers, fed from a boiler in the basement It was erected the present year (1874) at a cost of $8,000, and it contains at the present time, about 6,000 plants, representing nearly 800 different species. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT. Hon. Daniel B. Briggt, Superintendent of Public lnttruetion: Sir--The Legislature of 1873 made for the support of the Agricultural College during the years 1873 and 1874, and for permanent improvements, the following liberal appropriations: For current expenses, for...show more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 381g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236959914
  • 9781236959911