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Full text of "Bulletin Williamsport Dickinson Seminary and Junior College"

williamsport 
Dickinson Seminary 




Junior College 

and 

Preparatory School 



WILUAMSPORT, PENNSYLVANU 
1930-1931 



Entered at the Post Office at Williamsport, Pa., as second class matter 
undei the Act of Coiigress, Aug. 24, 1912 



Vol. 13 FEBRUARY, 1930 No. 1 

Issued Quarterly 
August, November, February and May 

WILLIAMSPORT DICKINSON SEMINARY 

WILLIAMSPORT, PA. 



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APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION 



WiLLIAMSPORT DICKINSON SEMINARY 

WILLIAMSPORT, PENNSYLVANIA 



I desire to file with Williamsport Dickinson Seminarj^ my application for admission 
to the Junior College F"! , College Preparatorj F"! , Special Courses F"] ; I desire 
to enter September 15, 1930 F"! , Second Semester, January 31, 1931 F"] . 

I herewith enclose $10.00 registration fee. (.$5.00 if day student.) 

A complete statement of the preparatory work which I have completed can be 



obtained from the high school 

(Name of School) 



officials in , whenever 

(City) (State) 

requested by the officers of Williamsport Dickinson Seminary. (N. B. This will be 
ol)tained after the applicant has graduated from high school.) In addition, I have 
given complete information to the questions asked elsewhere in this blank. 

Having made application for admission to Williamsport Dickinson Seminary I 
hereby agree to and accept the regulations and requirements of the same and bind 
myself to conform to them and to co-operate with the school authorities in maintaining 
high standards of conduct and scholarship, and in promoting wherever possible the 
welfare of the school. 



^ Signed 

, (First) (Middle) (Last) 



Address 

(Street and Number) 



City , State. 

(Fill out this blank in yotir orvn handwriting) 



(Fill in completely) 

Birthijlace Date of birth. 

Church preference Are you a member?. 

Father's name 

Mother's maiden name 

Nationality of father 

Nationality of mother 

Name of school principal 



Address 

Names and addresses of at least two responsible persons, not relatives, who know you; 



Name of high school paper, if any 

Name of local newspaper in your home city 
What probably will be your life work? 



SELF-HELP 

Is it necessary for you to earn a part of your expenses? 

How much? 

Do you expect to engage in extra-classroom activities? 

Name them 

Have you any physical defects which prevent certain types of work? 

What kind of work do you prefer? 

Have you any friends in Williamsport who might help you to obtain work? 
Do you want us to help you? 



THE BULLETIN of 

WiLLIAMSPORT 

Dickinson Seminary 

WILLIAMSPORT, PA. 



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EIGHTY-FIRST ANNUAL 
CATALOGUE 

19304931 



CALENDAR 

1930 

Monday, January 6 Christmas Recess Ends 

Tuesday, January 7 Classes Resume 

Friday, January 31 First Semester Closes 

Saturday, February 1 Second Semester Begins 

Wednesday, April 16 Easter Recess Begins 

Tuesday, April 22 Easter Recess Ends 

Wednesday, April 23 Classes Resume 

Wednesday, June 11 Commencement 

1930-1931 

Monday, September 15 Registration of Day Students 

Tuesday, September 16 Registration of Boarding Students 

Wednesday, September 17 Classes Begin 

Friday, September 19 Reception by Christian Associations 

Sunday, September 21 Matriculation Service 

Friday, October 17 Faculty Musical Recital 

Friday, October 24 Reception by President and Faculty 

Friday, November 7 Expression Recital 

Thursday, November 27 Thanksgiving Day 

Friday, December 19 Christmas Recess Begins 

Monday, January 5 Christmas Recess Ends 

Tuesday, January 6 Classes Resume 

Friday, January 30 First Semester Closes 

Saturday, January 31 Second Semester Begins 

Wednesday, April 1 Easter Recess Begins 

Tuesday, April 7 Easter Recess Ends 

Wednesday, June 10 Commencement 

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FACULTY 

John W. Long, President 

A.B., D.D., Dickinson College; Drew Theological Seminary. 
Dickinson Seminary 1921- 

J. Milton Skeath, Dean Orientation, Mathematics, Psychology 
A.B., Dickinson College, M.A., University of Pennsylvania. 
Dickinson Seminary, 1921- ; Dean, 1925- 

RuTH Beall, Preceptress Biology 

A.B., Goucher College; M.A., Johns Hopkins University. 
Goucher College, 1924-25, 1926-29; Dickinson Seminary, 1929- 

JoHN G. Corn WELL, Jr. Chemistry, Physics 

A.B., Dickinson College; A.M., University of Pennsylvania. 
Hanover High School, 1921-23; Dickinson Seminary, 1923- 

James W. Sterling English 

A.B., M.A., Syracuse University. 

Graduate Assistant, Syracuse University, 1923-24; Dickinson Semi- 
nary, 1924- 

M. Ross SwARTZ, Coach History 

A.B., Lebanon Valley College. 
Connecticut State College, 1919-1921; Pitcher, International League, 

1919-23; First Lieutenant of Infantry and Regimental Athletic 

Officer A. E. F. ; Dickinson Seminary, 1923- 

RuTH Inez Kapp History 

B.A., Pennsylvania State College, Graduate Work, Pennsylvania 
State College. 

Clearfield High School, 1923-24; Dickinson Seminary, 1924-28, 1929- 

Marion L. Herman Mathematics 

A.B., Dickinson College. 
Dickinson Seminary, 1926- 

Charlotte MacLear French 

B.A., Connecticut College for Women; Alliance Francaise, Paris; 

Graduate Work, Columbia University. 
Dickinson Seminary, 1928- 



Willis W. Willard English Bible 

B.D., Drew Theological Seminary. 
Dickinson Seminary, 1923-27, 1929- (Part Time). 

Mary Eleanor Lowther Home Economics 

B.S., Hood College ; Graduate Work Pennsylvania State College. 
Dickinson Seminary, 1926-28; Swarthmore High School, 1928-29; 
Dickinson Seminary, 1929- 

JoHN M. Kelso College Latin, Greek, German 

A.B., A.M., Dickinson College; B.D., Drew Theological Seminary. 
Wesley Collegiate Institute, 1922-29; Dickinson Seminary, 1929- 

Robert Luke Matz Economics, Business Law 

Ph.D., New York University. 
Dickinson Seminary, part time, 1929- 

Elliott Chidsey Armstrong Latin 

A.B., A.M., D.D., Lafayette College; B.D., Union Theological Semi- 
nary. 

South Orange Academy, 1880-82, principal, 1881-82; New York, 
1883-86 ; private teaching, 16 years ; Dickinson Seminary, 1929- 

Phil G. Gillette Spanish, French, German 

A.B., Ohio University; M.A., Ohio State University. 
Kenmore High School, 1926-28; Dickinson Seminary, 1929- 

Marie Eugenie Vigneron English, Public Speaking 

A.B., Skidmore College; M.A., Cornell University. 
Woodlawn Junior High School, 1927-28; Dickinson Seminary, 1929- 

Francis R. Geigle Commercial Subjects 

Extension Course, Bucknell University; Indiana State Teachers' Col- 
lege, Summer Sessions. 
Trevorton High School, 1926-29; Dickinson Seminary, 1929- 

EzRA D. Heyler Commercial Subjects ■, 

Potts Business College; State Teachers College, Indiana; A.C.A., 

Bowling Green Business University. 
Potts Business College, 1926-1927, summers 1928 and 1929; Head of 

Commercial Department, Roosevelt Junior High School, Wil- 

liamsport, 1928-29; Dickinson Seminary, 1929- 

MiNNiE Mae Hooven Academic Department 

M.E.L., Dickinson Seminary. 
Pennington Seminary, 1905-11; Dickinson Seminary, 1897-1905, 1911- 

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Inviting Entrances 




liradlci/ Ilall — Fine Jr/.v Ihiildinf/ and 
Dormiiori/ for Junior College Girls 



Mrs. Lulu Brunstetter Junior Department 

Bloomsburg State Normal. 
Whippany, N. J. ; Dickinson Seminary, 1925- 

Harold Austin Richey Piano 

Pennsylvania College of Music; Mus.B., Mus.M., Oberlin College; 

American Conservatory, France. 
Oberlin College, 1921-23; Converse College, 1924-25; Director of 

Music Department, Dickinson Seminary, 1926- 

Mrs. Myrra Bates Voice 

Sophia Newcomb College ; Studied under Arthur J. Hubbard, Boston ; 
Mina Lentz, New York City. 

Marion Affhauser Piano 

Mus.B., Oberlin College. 

Head of Piano Department, Pacific University, 1925-26; Dickinson 
Seminary, 1926- 

Florence Dewey Violin, Theoretical Subjects 

London Conservatory of Music; New England Conservatory of 
Music ; Graduate Work Institute of Musical Art of The Juilliard 
Foundation. 

Neighborhood Music School, 1926-28; Dickinson Seminary, 1929- 

LuciE Mathilde Manley Art 

Elmira College for Women; Art Students' League, New York; 

Private Study, Boston, Mass., and Florence, Italy. 
Mansfield State Teachers College; Westminster College; Dickinson 

Seminary, 1920- 

Harriet Enona Roth Commercial Art, Costume Design, 

Interior Decoration 
Pennsylvania Museum, School of Industrial Art; Graduate Work 
School of Industrial Art. 

Scranton Schools and Private Teaching, 1922-26; Dickinson Semi- 
nary, 1926- 

Hazel Grubb Girls' Physical Director 

Beaver College. 
Dickinson Seminary, 1929- 

Charlotte Hoy Librarian 

Ohio University; A.B., Pennsylvania State College. 
State College Library, 1927-28; University of Pennsylvania Library, 
1928-29; Dickinson Seminary, 1929- 

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GENERAL INFORMATION 

The School 

WILLIAMSPORT DICKINSON SEMINARY is a high 
grade boarding school for both sexes. It offers two years 
of college and four years of preparatory work, also 
courses in music, art, expression, home economics, and business. 

Location 

It is located at Williamsport, Pennsylvania, "The Queen 
City of the West Branch of the Susquehanna River," on the 
famed Susquehanna Trail, midway between Buffalo, New York, 
and Washington, D. C. Statistics prove it to be the healthiest 
city in the State of Pennsylvania, and it is reported to be the 
third healthiest city in the United States. Williamsport is fa- 
mous for its picturesque scenery, its beautiful homes, and the 
culture and kindness of its people. The Pennsylvania, the Read- 
ing, and the New York Central Railroads, with their fast trains, 
put it within two hours' reach of Harrisburg, four and a half 
hours of Philadelphna, and seven hours of Pittsburgh. 

History 

Williamsport Dickinson Seminary was founded in 1848 by a 
group of men of Williamsport under the leadership of Rev. 
Benjamin H. Crever, who, hearing that the old Williamsport 
Academy was about to be discontinued, proposed to accept the 
school and conduct it as a Methodist educational institution. 
Their offer was accepted and, completely reorganized, with a new 
president and faculty, it opened September, 1848, as Dickinson 
Seminary, under the patronage of the old Baltimore Conference. 
It was acquired in 1869 and is still owned by the Preachers' Aid 
Society of the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Meth- 
odist Episcopal Church, and is regularly chartered under the 
laws of the State of Pennsylvania. It is not a money-making 
institution. All of its earnings as well as the generous gifts of 
its friends have been spent for maintenance and improvements. 
During a large part of its history its curriculum covered the 
work now included in a high school course and at the same time 
included about two years of college work. By its charter it is 
empowered to grant degrees, which authority was for a time 
exercised. In 1912 it began to confine itself to the college pre- 



paratory field and has continued in that field up to the present 
time. After considering both the opportunity and the need of 
doing more advanced work, the Board of Directors at their meet- 
ing in October, 1928, voted to continue the college preparatory 
and general academic vi^ork, and to add two years of college 
work, paralleling the freshman and sophomore years in a liberal 
arts college. These junior college courses are outlined herein 
and may be found on later pages of this catalogue. 



Grounds and Buildings 

The campus is located near the center of the City on a slight 
eminence, which causes the Seminary to be affectionately re- 
ferred to as "the school upon the hilltop." Stately elms, maples, 
and trees of other variety add beauty and dignity to the campus 
and form an attractive setting for the imposing buildings. To 
the south and across the Susquehanna, within twenty minutes' 
walk, is the beautiful White Deer Range of the Allegheny Moun- 
tains, affording a view of perennial charm. To the north are 
the Grampian Hills. In fact Williamsport, "beautiful for loca- 
tion," is seldom surpassed or equaled in its wealth of beautiful 
scenery. 

On the campus stand the buildings conveniently grouped. 
They are of brick and steel construction, heated by steam from 
a central plant, lighted by electricity and supplied throughout with 
hot and cold water and all modern conveniences. The rooms 
are large, airy and well lighted. 

The Main Building is an imposing structure of brick and oc- 
cupies the central part of the campus. In this building are the 
administrative offices, dining room, library, chapel, school parlor, 
class rooms, and dormitories. There are hardwood floors 
throughout. 

Bradley Hall is the Fine Arts Building. It was erected in 
1895 of red brick and is modern in construction. The splendid 
music studios and practice rooms, the art studios, and the ac- 
commodations for the Home Economics Department are here. 
The dormitory rooms in this building are large and afford splen- 
did quarters for the girls in the Junior College. 

The Service Building is also of red pressed brick and is a 
modem fireproof building. The basement and the first floor 
house the heating plant and the laundry. The second and third 
floors contain dormitories and are used for the boys of the Junior 
College. 



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The Swimming Pool 
The Boxvling Alleys 



The Maids' Building is located directly back of the Main 
Building and provides quarters for the maids employed by the 
school. On the first floor is the school bakery. 

The New Gymnasium 

The new gymnasium, which was dedicated November 8, 1924, 
meets the needs for more adequate equipment in the department 
of Physical Education which was felt for a long time. 

The building itself is 110 ft. by 88 ft. 6 in., of semi-fireproof 
construction, and of beautiful design. The exterior is of red 
brick corresponding with Bradley Hall and the Service Building, 
with limestone and granite trimmings. A feature of the exterior 
architecture is a balcony over the entrance portico. 

Entrance to the new building is through a pretentious vesti- 
bule flanked on either side with stairs of ornamental iron and 
marble. Leading from the entrance hall is a door to a retiring 
room for women, provided with ample toilet facilities. To the 
left is a room for the Physical Director and an examination 
room, from which point of vantage the entire gymnasium is 
under the personal supervision of the Physical Director at all 
times. 

The basement includes a modern swimming pool 20x60 ft., 
equipped with a sterilization and filtration plant, that necessi- 
tates changing the water only four times a year. The pool 
is constructed of tile and is amply lighted, with large sash to the 
open air making a sunlit pool at nearly all hours of the day. 

There are also two bowling alleys of latest design with sepa- 
rate private rooms and showers for both home and visiting teams. 
Provision for private dressing rooms and shower rooms for girls 
and women is made. 

The gymnasium floor proper is 90x65 ft. with a stage at the 
easterly end so that the main floor can readily be converted into 
an auditorium if need be, suitable for recitals and even more 
pretentious productions. In every way the building is a center 
of athletic, social and cultural activities. 

Aim 

The purpose of Dickinson Seminary is to prepare students 
for their life work in a homelike religious atmosphere at a mini- 
mum cost. In its Preparatory Department it fits its students for 
any college or technical school. For those who do not plan to 
go to college it offers exceptionally strong courses leading to 



appropriate diplomas. In the Junior College Department it aims 
to give two years of college work under the most favorable 
conditions, especially appealing to those who graduate from high 
school at an early age and who would like to take the first two 
years of college work under conditions affording more intimate 
personal contacts with the teachers and assuring personal interest 
and helpful guidance. It offers a large amount of college work 
in the form of electives to those whose college career will likely 
be confined to two years. 

A Home School 

The Seminary recognizes the fact that it is more than a 
school. It accepts responsibility for the home life of its students 
as well. Every effort is put forth to make the Seminary as home 
like as possible. Here lasting friendships are formed, and 
memories are stored up to which they may, in future years, look 
back with affection and pride. 



Cultural Influences 

The Seminary aims to develop in its students an easy fa- 
miliarity with the best social forms and customs. Intercourse 
with young people of both sexes in the dining hall, at receptions 
and other social functions, together with frequent talks by in- 
structors, do much in this way for both girls and boys. Persons 
of prominence are brought to the school for talks and lectures, 
and excellent talent provides for recreation and entertainment. 
Two courses of entertainment are provided by community or- 
ganizations which bring the best artistic talent to the city. 
Students whose grades justify it are permitted and urged to take 
advantage of these opportunities. 

Religious Influences 

The Seminary is a religious school. It is not sectarian. At 
least four religious denominations are represented on its Board 
of Directors. Every student is encouraged to be loyal to the 
church of his parents. The atmosphere of the school is posi- 
tively religious. Every effort is made to induce students to enter 
upon the Christian life and be faithful thereto. 

A systematic study of the Bible is required of all students. 
Regular attendance is required at the daily chapel service. Stu- 
dents attend the Sunday morning service at one of the churches 
in the city. On Sunday evening all attend a Vesper Service 

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The Dining Room 
Girls' Dormitory Room 





At Work in the Art Department 
The Dart Board — llie Senior Class Annual 



held in the school chapel. There is a weekly Prayer Service 
conducted by the President, a member of the faculty, or a visit- 
ing speaker. There are chapters of Young Men's and Young 
Women's Christian Associations that do active work in promoting 
the religious life of the school. 

Government 

It is aimed to develop in each student a sense of loyalty to 
the Seminary and a sense of fitness in his actions through the 
appeals of ideals and examples. Offenses are dealt with by the 
withdrawal of certain student privileges ; while good work in class 
room and good conduct in school life are rewarded by special 
privileges granted only upon the attainment of certain levels of 
scholarship and deportment. 

It is understood that students entering Dickinson Seminary 
do so with the intention of making an honest effort to do satis- 
factory work in every respect. Where a student is not able to 
conform to the school program, the parents or guardians are 
asked to withdraw the student from the school. 

Coeducation 

Coeducation, properly administered, is both highly satisfactory 
and desirable. In a coeducational school where boys and girls 
associate under proper conditions and supervision their influences 
are mutually helpful. Boys become more refined and careful of 
their appearance and conduct. Girls learn to appreciate the 
sterling qualities of purposeful boys rather than the more flashy 
attractions of the fop when they are permitted to associate and 
compete with them in the activities of school life. 

The apartments of the girls are entirely separate from those 
of the boys. Proper supervision of the girls and boys is main- 
tained at all times. 

Faculty 

The Faculty is composed of thoroughly trained, carefully se- 
lected Christian men and women. The two ideals they hold be- 
fore themselves are scholarship and character. They live with 
the students, room on the same halls, eat at the same tables, and 
strive in every way to win their confidence and friendship. The 
Semmary aims to make the home and working conditions of the 
members of the faculty so pleasant they will be encouraged to 
do their very best work and look forward to years of pleasant 
and helpful service in the school. This policy has resulted in 
building up a faculty of which we are justly proud. 

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Athletics and Physical Training (Boys) 

The object of this department is to promote the general 
health and the physical and intellectual efficiency of the students. 
Persistent effort is made to interest everybody in some form of 
indoor and outdoor sports. All forms of sane and healthful 
exercise are encouraged, but excesses and extravagances are 
discouraged. The athletic teams are carefully selected and syste- 
matically trained. They are sent into a game to win if they can, 
but more emphasis is placed upon playing the game fair and 
straight than upon winning. The Seminary is represented each 
year in inter-scholastic contests by football, basketball, baseball, 
track and tennis teams. An excellent athletic field offers every 
facility for football, baseball, tennis, and other out-door sports. 

Athletics and Physical Training (Girls) 

The aim of this work is the care and the development of the 
body by means of appropriate exercises. The results to be 
achieved are better health, good poise, and the overcoming of 
such physical defects as will yield to corrective exercises. A 
portion of the time each week is given to physical culture with 
the purpose that the body may become free and more graceful. 
The gymnastic exercises consist largely of floor work and include 
arm and leg exercises, dumbbell, wand and Indian club work. 
All the girls are given training in basketball according to girls' 
rules. 



Library 

A part of the new equipment to meet the enlarged program 
of the Junior College is the library. A large, well lighted, and 
attractive room conveniently located in the main building has 
been provided. The equipment is entirely new including steel 
shelving, quartered oak tables and chairs, desk, filing cabinet, etc. 
The more than six thousand volumes in the old library were 
carefully assorted, retaining four thousand volumes, to which 
new carefully selected reference volumes have been added and 
will continue to be added. A trained full time librarian is in 
charge and every effort is made to train the student in an intelli- 
gent use of the library with its facilities. 

The James V. Brown Library is within two squares of the 
Seminary. Its large collection of books as well as its courses of 
lectures and entertainments are freely open to all students of 
the Seminary. 

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The Music Departmeni — The Director's Studio 
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THE JUNIOR COLLEGE 

The Board of Directors of Williamsport Dickinson Seminary 
at their fall meeting in October, 1928, decided to establish a Junior 
College Department with a desire to enlarge the scope of service 
and influence of the Seminary, This department offers the Fresh- 
man and Sophomore years of college work. It is not intended to 
interfere in any way with the excellent College Preparatory De- 
partment which the school has maintained from the beginning. 
The junior college work is organized on a separate basis. The 
college students room in separate dormitories and meet in sepa- 
rate classes; the faculty meets all of the standard requirements 
for college teachers, and the work is in all ways of a collegiate 
grade. 

The following considerations were taken into account in add- 
ing junior college work: 

In recent years the enrollment in institutions of higher learn- 
ing in Pennsylvania has increased rapidly, far above the average 
for the United States and without a proportionate increase in 
college facilities. While a great many new high schools have 
been built and most communities have increased their high school 
facilities, few colleges have been established in the last fifty 
years. The lack in expansion and building equipment has re- 
sulted in overcrowding and limiting enrollment. 

Students are graduating from high schools at an early age. 
Crowding into the larger universities while so immature results 
in a large freshman mortality which every one, particularly the 
parents and young people themselves, would like to avoid. At- 
tending a preparatory school after graduating from high school 
has its advantages, but the scholastic work in that case is largely 
review while those who attend a Junior College get all the ad- 
vantages of a boarding school and their scholastic work is of a 
collegiate grade. 

The Junior College offers many special advantages. Smaller 
classes, more frequent contacts with the professors, and larger 
opportunity for self-expression are some of the most obvious 
advantages. Probably its chief justification is in helping every 
student to find himself before he enters into the larger life and 
freedom of the university. 

The Junior College was opened September, 1929, with an 
enrollment of fifty students and with courses in Liberal Arts, 
Business Administration, and Secretarial Science. The standards 
for Junior Colleges set up by the Association of Colleges and 

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Preparatory Schools of the Middle States and Maryland were 
met from the beginning. Additions were made to the faculty, a 
full time Librarian was added, the Library and Laboratories were 
enlarged, new furniture and equipment were added. Thus the 
conditions necessary to do satisfactory college work were secured 
from the outset. New courses will be added and additional 
members of the faculty will be secured as the enrollment and 
demand justify. 

The Seminary's enviable record made through eighty years 
of educational effort in which the highest standards of scholar- 
ship and character have been maintained is the best guarantee 
that this new department will be maintained on the same high 
level, embodying the best of the old and the new in educational 
theory and practice. 



Requirements for Admission 

Fifteen units of high school work are required for admission 
to the junior college. Graduates of accredited high schools are 
accepted on certificate. Students wishing to pursue a liberal 
arts course with a view toward completing the remaining years 
elsewhere should be able to present credentials for the following : 

English 3 units* 

Algebra 1^ units 

Plane Geometry 1 unJt 

Science 1 unit 

Foreign Language 2 units 

History 1 unit 

Electives 5^ units 

Total 15 units 

Where the student wishes to pursue only special studies or 
courses the above mentioned units are not applicable in detail. 

In addition to the above scholastic requirements every candi- 
date for admission must present a certificate of good moral char- 
acter from some responsible person, a recommendation from his 
high school principal; and upon admission he must present a 
certificate of vaccination from his physician. 

* A unit of work represents a year's study in any subject in a secondary 
school consisting of approximately a quarter of a full year's work. Four 
years of English, however, are considered as only three units. 

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Requirements for Graduation 
The Seminary does not award degrees. Upon completion of 
64 semester hours of work the junior college diploma will be 

awarded. 

Required Work for the Freshman Year 

English 6 hours 

Mathematics or Science 6 or 8 hours 

History 6 hours 

Foreign Language 6 hours 

Orientation 2 hours 

Electives 6 hours 

Total 32 or 34 hours 

Required Work for the Sophomore Year 

English 6 hours 

Foreign Language 6 hours 

Electives 18 or 20 hoiu-s 

Total 30 or 32 hours 

Students who desire two years' work of college grade and 
who do not for the present plan to attend a senior college later, 
may choose their work in both the Freshman and Sophomore 
years from a wide range of electives including Bible, Religious 
Education, Economics, Business Administration, Sociology, 
Psychology, Public Speaking, and Home Economics. The special 
departments in Music and Art offer unusual facilities to students 
planning only two years of college work. 

COURSES OF INSTRUCTION 
Bible 

The Life of Christ as recorded in the Synoptic Gospels, with 
a detailed study of the Gospel according to Luke. Two hours, 
first semester. 

The Founding of the Christian Church. A detailed study of 
The Acts. Two hours, second semester. 

Note: After the catalogue material was placed in the hands of the 
printer we received a gift of $50,000 from the President of the Board of 
Directors, Hon. M. B. Rich, of Woolrich, Pa., to endow a chair of Bible 
and Religious Education. This announcement comes too late to include a 
detailed description of courses which will be given in this department be- 
ginning with the opening of school September, 1930. 

Biology 

I. General Biology. A study of the fundamental facts and 
principles relating to the structure and activities of living or- 
ganisms, both plants and animals ; laboratory examination of a 
series of type forms passing from the simplest organisms to 
Pteridophytes and Crustacea. 

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Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory work. First se- 
mester, Credit three units. 

II. A continuation of Course I. A study of the general 
principles and theories of biology, the relations of organisms with 
one another and with their environment ; laboratory study of the 
structure and physiology of flowering plants, and of a series of 
selected vertebrate animal forms leading up to a brief study of 
the anatomy and physiology of the human body. 

Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory work. Second 
semester, Credit three units. 

Chemistry 

I. An introductory course in general chemistry to develop 
the meaning of those terms and ideas essential to an understand- 
ing of the science. There is a careful study of the atomic, 
kinetic-molecular, and ionization theories, and their relation to 
chemical action. Some of the non-metallic elements and their 
compounds are discussed, giving opportunity for practical illus- 
trations of the various laws and theories. 

Lecture and recitation, three hours per week, first semester. 
Laboratory, four hours per week. 

II. A descriptive study of the preparation, properties, and 
uses of the important non-metallic elements not discussed during 
the first semester; a brief study of the most important metals, 
including metallurgical process and main analytical reactions. 
Both metals and non-metals are discussed in relation to the 
periodic classification of the elements. 

Lecture and recitation, three hours per week, second semester. 
Laboratory, four hours per week. 

Courses in Commerce and Finance 

Principles of Economics. This is a general course in Eco- 
nomic Theory. Economic terminology, business organization, 
value, exchange, production, consumption and similar subjects 
of theory will be emphasized. The fundamental relation of this 
subject to other sciences is shown. 

First semester. Three hours. 

Economic Problems. This is a continuation of the Principles 
of Economics but is concerned primarily with problems of dis- 
tribution. Wages, profits, interest, rent, tariff, social control of 
industry and kindred questions will be treated. 

Second semester. Three hours. 

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Elementary Accounting. This course develops the various 
types of statements, books of final and original entry of sole pro- 
prietorship and partnership businesses. Posting, closing ledgers, 
depreciation and reserves, the work sheet, controlling accounts 
will receive the required attention. 

First semester. Three hours. 

Advanced Accounting. This is a continuation of Elementary 
Accounting but will be confined to corporation accounting and 
accounts peculiar to it. A more advanced analysis of accounting 
reports and statements will be followed. 

Second semester. Three hours. 

Economic Geography. The purpose of this course will be to 
trace the effects of climate, conformation, and other physical fac- 
tors on commercial and industrial development. Considerable 
attention will also be given to product distribution as a prepara- 
tion for the course in Marketing. 

First semester. Three hours. 

Marketing. This is a survey course of our market structure 
for agricultural and manufactured goods. The functions of bro- 
kers, factors, commission men, Produce Exchanges and other 
agencies will be considered and appraised. 

Second semester. Three hours. 

Salesmanship. The leading types of wholesale, retail, staple, 
and specialty selling will be emphasized. The personal sales proc- 
ess; construction and delivery of sales talks; steps in a sale will 
be developed. 

Second semester. Three hours. 

Business Law. A consideration of contracts, agency, partner- 
ship, and the law of corporations will constitute the basis for this 
course. 

First semester. Three hours. 

Business Lazv. This is a continuation of the first semester's 
work and will cover the law of negotiable instruments; the law 
of sales ; the law of real and personal property, bailments, bank- 
ruptcy and guaranty and surety. 

Second semester. Three hours. 

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Secretarial Science 



This course prepares its graduates to take positions as "secre- 
taries," not mere stenographers. 

Business men, leaders in the arts and sciences, and men and 
women of affairs in general, require the services of private secre- 
taries ; and no other kind of service puts the alert, reliable, and 
ambitious young woman or young man in intimate touch with 
leaders in the various lines of endeavor as does secretarial work. 

Since this work requires a high type of individual and thor- 
ough preparation, the compensation and the opportunities for 
advancement are much better than for the stenographer. 



First Year 



First Semester 

English Composition 
Secretarial Bookkeeping 
Principles of Economics 
Business Mathematics I 
Penmanship 

Spelling and Word Study- 
Shorthand I 
Typewriting I 
Physical Education 



Second Semester 

English Composition 
Secretarial Bookkeeping 
Economic Problems 
Business Mathematics II 
Penmanship 

Spelling and Word Study 
Shorthand I 
Typewriting I 
Physical Education 



Second Year 



Business English I 

Business Law I 

Shorthand II 

Typewriting II 

Filing 

Physical Education 



Business English II 
Business Law II 
Shorthand II 
Typewriting II 
Office Practice 
Physical Education 



English 

101. Composition. A review of the fundamentals of gram- 
mar. The fundamental principles of composition. The four 
forms of discourse. One theme a week, with individual confer- 
ences once a month. A collection of short-stories and a collection 
of plays are read for class discussion. Required of all Freshmen. 

First Semester. Three hours. 

102. Composition. The English vocabulary. Using words 
effectively. The sentence. The chief literary types of the forms 
of discourse. One theme a week, with individual conferences 
once a month. A novel and a collection of essays or of poetry 
is read for class discussion. Required of Freshmen. 

Second Semester. Three hours. 



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101 (a). A course consisting of drill in English Grammar, 
one hour a week, is required of all Freshmen who fail to pass 
the placement examination at the opening of the first semester. 

Throughout the year. 

201. English Literature. A survey of the history of English 
literature, with special attention to the outstanding writers and 
to the spirit and social background of their works and period. 
Assigned readings with reports. Required of Sophomores. 

To be given in 1930. First Semester. 

202. American Literature. The same plan of treatment is 
followed as in Course 201. Required of Sophomores. 

To be given in 1930. Second Semester. 

203. Advanced Composition. An intensive study of the lit- 
erary types is pursued as a background for written composition. 
Masterpieces of English literature are read as models for weekly 
themes. Criticism of composition work in individual confer- 
ences. Elective. 

To be given in 1930. First Semester. 

204. Advanced Composition. In the second semester the 
work begun in Course 203 is continued with emphasis upon the 
practical application of the fundamental working principles of 
composition in the writing of themes. Criticism of compositions 
in individual conferences. Elective. 

To be given in 1930. Second Semester. 

French 

101. French. Intermediate French aims to review thor- 
oughly the fundamentals of grammar, idioms, and verbs by 
means of composition and conversation. Study of a modern 
French story. 

Prerequisite: Two or more years of preparatory French. 
First semester. Three hours. 

102. French. Continuation of French 101. Alternative ex- 
ercises in composition and conversation. Reading of two short 
comedies. 

Prerequisite: French 101 or its equivalent. 
Second semester. Three hours. 

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201. French. The Novel of the Late 19th Century. Repre- 
sentative works of this period read in class. Special reports and 
lectures. 

Prerequisite: French 102 or its equivalent. 
First semester. Three hours. 

202. French. 19th Century Drama. Representative works 
read and discussed. Special reports. Introduction to French 
literature. 

Prerequisite : French 102 or its equivalent. 
Second semester. Three hours. 



German 

The courses in German are designed with two main objec- 
tives: (1) To equip the student with a working knowledge of 
the language necessary to an understanding of German culture; 
and (2) to impart a knowledge of the development of German 
literature and to foster appreciation of its masterpieces. 

Because of its literary importance and because of its value 
in research, German is rapidly regaining its former position 
among foreign languages. Students who anticipate taking up 
graduate study or who expect to pursue the study of medicine 
or of chemistry should have a reading knowledge of the language. 
At least two years of college German is necessary for this 
purpose. 

101. German. Intermediate German. Emphasis on correct 
pronunciation, syntax, and idioms. Reading of a modern German 
novel. 

Prerequisite : Two or more years of preparatory German. 
First semester. Three hours. 

102. German. Continuation of German 101. Intensive 
reading of two modern novels. Practice in conversation and 
composition. 

Prerequisite: German 101 or its equivalent. 
Second semester. Three hours. 

201. German. Reading of selected works of Goethe and 
Schiller. Lectures and special reports. 

Prerequisite: German 102 or its equivalent. 
First semester. Three hours. 

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202. German. Reading of selected works of the Romantic 
school. Special reports, and lectures, on German contribution 
to literature. 

Prerequisite: German 102 or its equivalent. 

Second semester. Three hours. 

Greek 

The Greek course in the Junior College consists of two years 
of advanced work, the first in classical, and the second in New 
Testament Greek. 

Students desiring to begin the study of Greek may do so in 
the Preparatory School. For those who oflfer Greek as a credit 
for entrance the following courses are offered: 

101. Epic Poetry, or Prose. Study of forms as found in 
the Odyssey and Hymns of Homer; or reading of Selections 
from Lysias, giving attention to judicial proceedings in Athens. 

Credit: Three hours. First semester. 

102. Prose Literature. Introduction to Socrates and his 
thought through Plato's Apology of Socrates, Crito, and Zeno- 
phon's Memorabilia. 

Credit : Three hours. Second semester. 

Simple prose composition and collateral readings are assigned 
throughout the year. 

201. New Testament Greek. This course is designed to en- 
able the student to read with ease and to use the Greek Testa- 
ment. Much attention is given to vocabulary and a comparison 
of classical and New Testament Greek. Reading of Mark's and 
John's Gospels. 

Credit: Three hours. First semester. 

202. Continuation of 201. Acts and First and Second Thes- 
salonians are read, the former for the history, the latter for a 
view of Paul's teaching in the early church. Cambridge Greek 
Testament is used. Collateral reading. 

Credit : Three hours. Second semester. 

History 

101. History of Europe From ijoo to i8i^. A study of the 
foundations of modem Europe, the Renaissance and the Refor- 
mation, dynastic and colonial rivalries, the scientific revival, the 
French and other revolutionary movements, and the Napoleonic 

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Wars. Special attention is given to the teaching of the proper 
methods of historical study and investigation. 
Three hours. First semester. 

102. 1815 To The Present. A study of the industrial revo- 
lution, rise of governments in European states, the World War, 
the League of Nations, and the World Court. 

Three hours. Second semester. 

201. United States History 1/8J-1863. A study of the po- 
litical, economic and social development of the United States 
from 1783 to the end of the Civil War. The making of our 
present Constitution, the development of nationality, Jacksonian 
democracy, secession, and the war for the preservation of the 
Union. 

Three hours. First semester, 

202. United States History Since 1865. A study of the Re- 
construction Period and the principal problems and movements 
and individuals in American history to the present time. Studies 
the labor organizations, industrial corporations, financial reforms, 
educational problems and international relations. 

Three hours. Second semester. 

Home Economics 

Regarding the young woman of tomorrow as the director of 
her household and as the conservator of its interests and keeping 
in view the special object of developing her in all womanly ways, 
the Seminary provides a department of Home Economics. 

Domestic Science 

Home Cookery and Table Service. This course emphasizes 
the selection, preparation, and serving of foods for informal 
luncheons and dinners ; the source, growth, manufacture, and 
nutritive value of foodstuffs, with visits to flour mills, creameries, 
bakeries, etc. It is aimed to acquaint the student with a wide 
range of food materials and their culinary possibilities. 

Parallel Household Chemistry. 

Household Management. This course deals with the plan- 
ning, building, and furnishing of a home; the selection and ar- 
rangement of equipment; the cleaning and care and repair of 
furnishings ; business methods in the home ; the bank account, 
household accounts, and budgets ; the servant problem and other 
points of current interest. Each student keeps a scrap book. 

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Advanced Cooking. This course deals with the subject of 
food preservation in all of its aspects, both in the house and in 
the factory, and includes a discussion of the Pure Food Laws. 

The greater part of the course deals with the preparation of 
elaborate dishes and the serving of formal luncheons and dinners. 

Institutional Management. Practice course in Institutional 
Management. Study of the housekeeping methods and equipment 
used in cafeterias, tea houses and hotel kitchens. Planning of 
meals and purchase of supplies. Preparation of food in large 
quantities. Serving meals in school dining room. Business end 
of Institutional Management. 

Dietetics. This course includes a thorough review of Anato- 
my and Physiology, and the chemical composition of foods. It 
deals with the needs of the human body in health, at all ages and 
under varying conditions ; the measurement of the energy value 
of foods, and the proper selection and combination of foods. 
Diet in a few of the commoner forms of illness is also considered. 

Uniforms. Students in the cooking classes are required to 
wear white. 

Students should also have three white cooking aprons and a 
white organdie cap. 

Domestic Art 

Elementary Dressmaking and Drafting. Foundation patterns 
for a shirt waist, shirt waist sleeve, fitted waist, and fitted sleeve 
are drafted to measure, cut in materials and fitted. Use and 
alteration of the commercial pattern is studied. A simple school 
dress, tailored silk shirt, wool skirt, and a silk afternoon dress 
are cut and made. 

History of Costume and Dress Design. This course includes 
a study of historic costume; its value and use; the rules of de- 
sign and color in their direct application to costume ; designing 
of costumes; draping on the dress form; reference reading. 

Textiles. This course considers the primitive forms of textile 
industries; modem manufacture; finishing of cotton, linen, wool 
and silk ; the identification and grading of textile materials ; their 
names, kinds, prices and widths; examination of fibres; the 
adulteration and proper use of materials in relation to cleansing 
and laundering; the use and value of clothing and household; 
the economic phases of textiles ; clothing budgets. 

Advanced Dressmaking. This course includes the making of 
a wool street dress, an afternoon dress of georgette crepe or silk, 
a dinner or evening gown. Commercial and drafted patterns are 
used as well as designs modeled on the form, 

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Latin 

101. Prose Literature. Selections from the Roman Histo- 
rians Livy and Sallust; alternating with PHny's Letters. Sight 
reading. Simple Prose. 

Credit: Three hours. First semester. 

102. Poetry. Selections from Ovid, with special attention 
to Roman mythology; alternating with Odes of Horace. Scan- 
sion. Collateral reading. 

Credit : Three hours. Second semester. 

201. Roman Thought and Private Life as Given in Cicero's 
DeAmicitia and Letters. Prose Composition. 

Credit: Three hours. First semester. 

202. Poetry. Vergil's Bucolics; Selections as found in such 
editions as Latin Poetry (Basore and Weber). Collateral reading 
throughout the year. 

Credit : Three hours. Second semester. 

Prose Composition: A course of advanced grade for those 
who have had at least three years of preparatory prose composi- 
tion. Emphasis will be upon correct syntax and the translation 
of ideas, rather than words. Daily written exercises will form 
the basis for a thorough discussion of all the fundamental prin- 
ciples of syntax. Students considering this course are asked to 
consult the instructor before registering. 

Credit : Three hours, throughout the year. 

Mathematics 

101. College Algebra: After a rapid review of quadratic 
equations this course deals with the binomial theorem, permuta- 
tions and combinations, probability, series, determinants, and 
theory of equations. Three hours — first semester. 

102. Trigonometry : An introductory course in plane trigo- 
nometry dealing with the use of logarithms in the solution of 
plane triangles, together with the trigonometric functions of any 
angle and the fundamental identities connecting its functions. 
Three hours — second semester. 

Orientation 

A course dealing with problems of college life and the proper 
adjustment to the same. Organization of time and efficient 
methods of study are emphasized. Such matters as mental fit- 
ness, taking of notes, use of library and laboratory, preparing 
papers, taking tests, and general factors in classroom aptitude 
are considered. One hour each semester. 

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Political Science 

Principles of Government. An introductory course in politi- 
cal science acquainting the student with the theories and princi- 
ples upon which modern governments rest. Special attention is 
given to the development of the federal constitution; the president 
and his powers ; national administration ; the organization, proce- 
dure, and powers of Congress; and the federal judicial system. 

Throughout the year, 3 hours credit each semester. 

Public Speaking 

First Semester. Study of conversational quality, outlining 
speeches, the laws of attention applied to speaker. Delivery of 
weekly speeches. Study of selections from great literature after 
study of reading principles. 

Second Semester. Laws of attention applied to the audience, 
persuasion and its powers, platform manners. Delivery of 
speeches. Advanced work in debating and argument. Oral read- 
ing from selections and complete reading of Twelfth Night for 
oral presentation. 

Text books: "Public Speaking," by J. A. Winans ; "The Oral 
Interpretation of Literature," by A. Tassin. 

Library references: Avery, Dorsey and Sickels, Shurter, 
New ed., Woolbert. 

Psychology 

101. Psychology. A course in general psychology including 
a brief study of the nervous system, sensory processes, emotion, 
ideation. The course is built up on the stimulus-response hy- 
pothesis and the physiological drives as motives in behavior. 
Textbook, lectures, special readings, and experiments. 

Credit: Three hours. First semester. 

102. Psychology. An intensive study of the psychology of 
the child with special attention to the physical, mental, emotional, 
and moral development. The effects of heredity, the instincts 
and their relation to education, and the training of the child will 
be considered. Textbook, lectures, and special readings. 

Prerequisite: Psychology 101. 

Credit : Three hours. Second semester. 

Spanish 

101. Spanish. Intermediate Spanish. Review of grammar, 
idioms, and irregular verbs. Composition and conversation. One 
modern short story. 

Prerequisite : Two or more years of preparatory Spanish. 

First semester. Three hours. 

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102. Spanish. Continuation of Spanish 101. Representa- 
tive works from Palacio Valdes, Alarcon, and Martinez Sierra. 
Advanced composition at intervals, treating the more difficult 
grammatical problems. 

Prerequisite : Spanish 101 or its equivalent. 

Second semester. Three hours. 

201. Spanish. 19th Century Drama. Representative works 
of the most important dramatists of the nineteenth century. Spe- 
cial reports and lectures. 

Prerequisite : Spanish 102 or its equivalent. 
First semester. Three hours. 

202. Spanish. 19th Century Novel. Selected readings from 
Valera, Blasco-Ibaiiez, Galdos, and Alarcon. Individual reports. 

Prerequisite: Spanish 102 or its equivalent. 
Second semester. Three hours. 

Music 

The highest standard of musical excellence and artistic worth 
is maintained in every branch of the musical work at Dickinson. 
Special attention is called to the advantages attendant upon pur- 
suing a course of study in a regular and fully equipped school 
of music. Private and public recitals are frequently held, in 
which the students take part. Instrumental and vocal ensemble 
work also has a definite place in the curriculum. 

Full and complete courses are oft'ered in Piano, Voice, Violin, 
Ear Training, History and Appreciation of Music, Elementary 
Theory, and Ensemble. All certificate and diploma students are 
required to do a certain amount of public recital work, and all 
other students are required to appear in private or public recitals 
at the discretion of the Director. The length of time necessary 
to complete any one course depends altogether on the ability and 
application of the student. All students in the Preparatory Music 
Course must give a group of at least three compositions in 
public in their senior year, and all students in the College Music 
Course must give a graduating recital in their final year of work. 

Two distinct courses are offered in music : ( 1 ) The Prepara- 
tory Music Course, which is a four-year course, designed to be 
conveniently taken along with the College Preparatory Course, 
or the General Academic Course, or the History and Literature 
Course (see page 33) ; (2) The College Music Course, which 
combines in an excellent manner a detailed music course and a 
considerable amount of work in the Junior College. The College 
Music Course is a two-year course, and is open only to those 

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students who present the same entrance qualifications as those 
who enter the regular Junior College work, namely a high school 
diploma. A Diploma in College Music is granted to a student 
who successfully completes the required work in the College 
Music Course as outlined in the catalogue below. 

The Music Department maintains a Choral Club, an Orches- 
tra, and a String Ensemble. Any Seminary students are eligible 
to these organizations. 

Outline of The Junior College Course in Music 

Note: A credit of one semester hour is given for each hour of class 
work. A credit of two semester hours is given for each hour of daily 
practice, six days per week. 

Piano Major Semester 

First Year , !^°V ^ 

1st 2nd 

Piano — 2 lessons per week ; 3 hours practice 6 6 

Harmony II 2 2 

Ear Training II 1 1 

Piano Ensemble 1 1 

English 3 3 

Elective (Preferably Modern Language) 3 3 

16 16 
Second Year 

Piano — 2 lessons per week ; 3 hours practice 6 6 

History and Appreciation of Music 3 3 

Recital 1 1 

Psychology 3 3 

Elective (Preferably Modern Language) 3 3 

(All lessons in Piano with Director) 16 16 

Voice Major 

First Year . . ~ , 

1st dna 

Voice — 2 lessons per week ; 2 hours practice 4 4 

Piano — 1 lesson per week ; 1 hour practice 2 2 

Harmony II 2 2 

Ear Training II 1 1 

Choral 1 1 

English 3 3 

Elective (Preferably Modern Language) 3 3 

16 16 
Second Year 

Voice — 2 lessons per week ; 2 hours practice 4 4 

Piano — 1 lesson per week ; 1 hour practice 2 2 

History and Appreciation of Music 3 3 

Recital 1 1 

Psychology 3 3 

Elective (Preferably Modern Language) 3 3 

(All lessons in Piano with Assistant) 16 16 

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Violin Major Semester 

Firs. Year ,/"- 

Violin — 2 lessons per week ; 2 hours practice 4 4 

Piano — 1 lesson per week ; 1 hour practice 2 2 

Harmony II 2 2 

Ear Training II 1 1 

Orchestra or String Ensemble 1 1 

English 3 3 

Elective (Preferably Modern Language) 3 3 

16 16 
Second Year 

Violin — 2 lessons per week ; 2 hours practice 4 4 

Piano — 1 lesson per week ; 1 hour practice 2 2 

History and Appreciation of Music 3 3 

Recital 1 1 

Psychology 3 3 

Elective (Preferably Modern Language) 3 3 

(All lessons in Piano with Assistant) 16 16 

Note: In the case of a student who possesses sufficient talent to pass 
the requirements in practical music as outlined in the Preparatory Music 
Course, but who has had no theoretical training, the student may take 
Harmony I and Ear Training I in the first year of the College Music 
Course, and substitute Harmony II and Ear Training II for the Elective 
in the second year, though this will be allowed only in the case of a talented 
student, and depends entirely on the decision of the Director and the 
Music Faculty. 

Required Work in Piano 

College Course 
First Year 
Scales: Majors and harmonic minors in thirds and sixths; the chro- 
matic scale. 

Arpeggios: The Mason Form. 

Studies: Czerny, Cramer, Hutcheson, Bach — 3-part Inventions. 

Pieces: Selected from standard composers. Intermediate sonatas. 

Second Year 
Scales: All majors and harmonic minors in combination forms : double 
thirds. 

Arpeggios: Combination forms — tenths, sixths, etc. 

Studies: Czerny, Cramer, Clementi, Tausig, Pischna. 

Pieces: The standard composers, including sonatas and concertos. 

Required Work in Voice 

College Course 
First Year 
Scales: The Chromatic Scale. 

Arpeggios: Dominant seventh to octave, tenth and twelfth. 
Studies: Vaccai Practical Method. 
Songs: Arias and songs by the best composers. 

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Second Year 

Scales: Advanced study of scales in all forms. 

Arpeggios: Thorough study in all forms. 

Studies: Spicker; Masterpieces of Vocalization. 

Songs: Advanced study of repertoire, including opera and oratorio. 

Required Work in Violin 
College Course 
First Year 
Scales: Major and melodic minors, 3 octaves; harmonic minors, 2 
octaves. Thirds, sixths, octaves. 

Arpeggios: Majors and minors in 3 octaves. 
Studies: Kreutser, Fiorello, Sevcik, Gruenberg. 
Pieces: Suitable pieces in intermediate grades. 

Second Year 
Scales: General scale study continued. 
Arpeggios: Further detailed study of arpeggios. 
Studies: Kreutser, Fiorello, Rode. 

Pieces: Suitable pieces for recital purposes. The study of the classic 
sonatas, and concertos. 

Theoretical Courses 
Harmony II 

Simple modulations and original hymn writing. Harmoniza- 
tion of more difficult melodies and basses. Dominant ninth 
chords and their inversions ; modulations, chromatic chords, sus- 
pensions, passing tones, etc. Composition of original melodies 
for solo voice or instrument with simple accompaniment. 

Ear Training II 
The study of sight-singing and ear-training, but including 
such material as will be used more in connection with the course 
in Harmony H. 

History and Appreciation of Music 
The development of counterpoint and polyphonic music. The 
Italian, French, and German opera. The development of instru- 
mental music. Special emphasis is given to the study of the 
lives and works of the great composers, classic and modern, 
with illustration by means of orthophonic victrola and piano 
and vocal numbers. The study of music from the standpoint 
of the three elements : rhythm, melody, and harmony. 

Piano Ensemble 
The study of the art of ensemble playing. Playing in vari- 
ous combinations ; four-hands, one piano ; four-hands, two pianos ; 
eight-hands, two pianos ; twelve-hands, two pianos, etc. The 
study of sight-reading and accompanying. 

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COLLEGE PREPARATORY 
DEPARTMENT 

Courses of Study 

The Diploma of the Seminary will be awarded to the student 
who completes any one of the following courses: College Pre- 
paratory, General Academic, History and Literature, Regular 
Commercial, Piano, Voice, Violin, Expression, Art and Home 
Economics. 

Students completing a course in one of the special depart- 
ments but without the necessary academic requirements will be 
awarded a certificate instead of a diploma. 

The College Preparatory course offered by the Seminary 
covers the needs of those preparing for college and technical 
school. 

The minimum requirement for graduation in the College 
Preparatory course consists of fifteen college entrance units, 
three of which must be in English, and two and one-half of 
which must be in Mathematics. American History, one unit of 
Science, and not less than two each of two Foreign Languages 
or four of one Foreign Language must be included in the fif- 
teen units. 

The General Academic course is not intended to prepare for 
college. The minimum requirement for graduation in this course 
consists of sixteen and one-half units, four of which must be in 
English. The student must also have a credit for American 
History. 

The minimum requirement for graduation in the History and 
Literature course consists of twelve units. Only those students 
who are graduating at the same time in Music, Art, or Expres- 
sion are eligible to graduate in this course. 

A student in any course must have to his credit one year of 
Bible and one year of Physical Training for each year spent in 
Dickinson Seminary. 

A unit represents one year of work, thirty-six weeks, five 
forty-five-minute periods per week, except in the case of English 
and First and Second-year Algebra, in which cases only three- 
fourths of one unit is allowed for one year of work. 

Wherever elective subjects are listed in any course, it is the 
aim of the faculty to schedule a student in the way which will 

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best train him or her for the particular college course or vocation 
to be pursued. 

Emphasis will be laid upon thoroughness of work. The fac- 
ulty reserves the right to limit the number of studies which any 
pupil will be allowed to carry. 

Students who do not intend to pursue one of the regular 
courses, with the consent of their parents and the approval of 
the faculty, may elect such studies as they desire. 



College Preparatory 



English I 
Algebra I 
Latin I 
French I 
Spanish I 
Ancient History 
Biology 
Bible I 
Physical Training 



8 ¥2 



tl 



English II 
Plane Geometry 
Med. & Mod. His. 
Latin I or II 
French I or II 
Spanish I or II 
Bible II 
Physical Training 



t 



English III 5 

Algebra II 5 

(Latin III 5 

French II or III 5 

Spanish II 5 

Physics 6 

Bible III 1 

Physical Training 2 



SVz 



English IV 
/ Latin IV 
V French III 
. 1 Chemistry 
T< Amer. His. and 
"*■ 1 Civics 
I Sol. Geom. and 
\ Math. Review 
Bible IV 



Physical Training 2 



3% 

i5y2 



General Academic 



English I 

Ancient History 

Algebra I 

Biology 

Bible I 

Physical Training 



English II 

Med. & Mod. His. 

Public Speaking I 
/ Latin I 
) French I 
"/ Spanish I 
] Plane Geometry 
f Rural Economics 

Bible II 

Physical Training 



History and LrrERAXuBK 

English I 5 1 

Ancient History 5 1 
Biology 6 1 

Bible I 1 

Physical Training 2 



English II 
/ French I 
\ Spanish I 

Med. and 
Hist. 

Bible II 



Mod. 



Physical Training 2 



English III 5 

Public Speak. II 5 

r Latin II 5 

-j- J French II 5 

j Spanish II 5 

I Algebra II s 

Bible III 1 

Physical Training 2 



English IV 

Amer. His. and 
Civics 

Rural Methods 
::; i Typewriting 
' I Bookkeeping 

Bible IV 



Physical Training 2 



8% 



English III 5 

5 French II 5 

( Spanish II 5 

Public Speaking I 5 
Bible III 1 

Physical Training 2 



and 



English IV 
Amer. Hist. 

Civics 
French III 
Public Speak. II 
Bible IV 



Physical Training 2 



+ f i^ ^® I™™ ^rouP Indicated. 
+ ^ !^ t^° '^"^ "^® «™"P indicated, 
t Elect three from the group Indicated. 



16% 
N. B. — If both courses 
in Rural Problems are 
elected, a n additional 
one-half unit is neces- 
sar>' to complete 10% 



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At least two years of any language elected in any course 
will be required for graduation. 

For more detailed information, see Courses of Instruction. 

Certificates, with recommendation for admission to college, 
will be granted in any subject only to students who make a 
grade of at least 80%. 

Our certificates are accepted by all colleges accepting cer- 
tificates. A number of colleges are now admitting by certificates 
only those who rank in a certain section of their class, usually 
the first half. 



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COURSES OF INSTRUCTION 

Bible 

The study of the Bible is required once a week of all stu- 
dents. The Bible is studied historically and not theologically. 
The material presented in the first four courses covers the re- 
quirements of one unit for college entrance. 

I. Old Testament. The history of the Old Testament is 
studied carefully from the beginning to the division of the King- 
dom. Selected passages are memorized. Maps are required. 
Topics are assigned for investigation. Active use is made of the 
Bible itself. 

II. Old Testament. A study of Hebrew history from the 
division of the Kingdom to the birth of Christ. Maps. Memory 
selections. Some time is given to a study of the prophets and 
their writings, and to the Wisdom Literature of the Old Testa- 
ment. 

III. The Life of Christ. A careful study of the life and 
times of Christ with memorizing of important passages. Maps. 
Discussions. Original work. Emphasis upon His contributions 
to modem life. 

IV. New Testament History and Literature. The life of 
St. Paul and the beginning of the Church. A careful study is 
made of Paul's missionary journeys and his writings. A survey 
of the literature of the Bible with suitable memory selections. 

Classical Languages 

The practical value of a study of the classics has often been 
questioned, but nothing has ever been found to take their place. 
The classics are still retained in the best courses of the best 
schools, and are pre-eminently adapted to bring the student to 
an acquaintance with the sources of inspiration of all the litera- 
ture of succeeding periods. 

Greek 
First Year 
First Greek Book, White. The first year is devoted to a 
thorough drill of forms, and study of constructions. Stress is 
placed upon translation of Greek sentences, including short para- 
graphs, giving, in simplified form, the connected story of the 



Anabasis. In this way a practical vocabulary is learned for 
second year work. There is also the writing of English sen- 
tences in Greek, and a study of English derivatives. 

Second Year 
The second year offers, first, a review of grammar, and then 
an advanced and more detailed study of the fundamentals of the 
language, together with work in prose composition. The work 
in translation includes Xenophon's Anabasis, Books I-IV, and 
sight translations from Book V. Goodwin's Greek Grammar is 
used as a reference book. 



Latin 

First Year: Careful study of simple Latin forms and con- 
structions. Sight and prepared translation of connected Latin 
sentences. Prose composition. Vocabulary building. Study of 
simple English derivatives. Frequent reviews to fix the work. 

Second Year: Thorough and systematic review of First Year 
forms and constructions. Continued study of more difficult in- 
flections and principles of syntax. The readings are confined to 
easy stories, Roman history and biographies, the first semester, 
and to selections from Caesar, the second semester. Study of 
English derivatives continued. Prose composition. 

Third Year: Review of grammar of the First and Second 
Years. The readings are limited mainly to the select orations 
and letters of Cicero. Attention is directed to the style, per- 
sonality, and influence of the author, and such phases of Roman 
life are studied as will lead to a better understanding of the 
Latin read. Prose composition. 

Fourth Year: Review of grammar of the previous years. 
The readings are confined to selections from Ovid and Vergil's 
Aeneid. Scansion is emphasized. Assigned readings in mytho- 
logy. Continued study of such phases of Roman life as will 
help the student better to understand the text read. 

English 

The purpose of the work in English is to develop, as far as 
possible, in every student, the ability to speak and write cor- 
rectly. Representative classics of England and America are 
studied, along with the history of the literatures of the two 
countries. The schedule of English classics for college entrance 
requirements is followed throughout the four years. An at- 

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tempt is constantly made to instill a "feeling for language," and 
to inculcate some conception of style, and toward the end of 
the course interpretative criticism on the part of the students 
themselves is striven for. 

The four books of the "Literature and Life" series, by 
Greenlaw and others, are used throughout the course — one each 
year. Besides the classics from "Literature and Life" listed be- 
low for intensive study during the four years, all the introduc- 
tions to the various chapters in the "Literature and Life" books, 
as well as practically all of the stories, essays, poems, etc., 
therein, are carefully .read. The chapter introductions to Books 
II and IV comprise brief, but comprehensive, histories of Ameri- 
can and English Literatures respectively, and are stressed. 

Two pieces of written work are required of each student 
each week. Oral themes are required also from time to time. 
Each student, in addition to his regular class work, must read, 
and report on, four books each year. These books are selected 
with the approval, or on the recommendation, of the teacher. 

First Year 

The work of the first year includes a thorough study of the 
functions of words, the sentence, and the paragraph. Attention 
is also given to oral expression as a basis for composition writ- 
ing. For first practice frequent short themes are assigned. 

Classics for Intensive Study: Coleridge, The Rime of the 
Ancient Mariner ; Homer, The Odyssey, Books VI-VIII, Bryant's 
Translation ; Lowell, The Vision of Sir Launfal ; Scott, The Lady 
of the Lake; Shakespeare, Julius Caesar; Stevenson, Treasure 
Island. 

Second Year 

An introduction to the forms of discourse is given. The social 
and business forms of letter writing are taught. Oral expression 
is continued and frequent themes required. The work of the first 
year is reviewed thoroughly. This course also includes a brief 
survey of American literature. 

Classics for Intensive Study: Arnold, Sohrab and Rustum; 
Byron, The Prisoner of Chillon ; Eliot, Silas Marner ; Keats, The 
Eve of St. Agnes ; Poe, The Fall of the House of Usher and The 
Purloined Letter; Shakespeare, As You Like It; Tennyson, 
Enoch Arden. 

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Third Year 

This course inckides a comprehensive study of the forms of 
discourse and of the three rhetorical principles, unity, coherence, 
and emphasis in the paragraph and in the whole composition. 
Practical application of these principles is made in themes. Letter 
writing and grammar are reviewed. 

Classics for Intensive Study: Addison and Steele, The Sir 
Roger de Coverley Papers ; Goldsmith, She Stoops to Conquer ; 
Shakespeare, Henry the Fifth; Stevenson, Travels with a Don- 
key; Tennyson, selections from The Idylls of the King. 

Fourth Year 

A special effort is made in the fourth year to prepare the 
student adequately for Freshman English in college. The course 
includes a thorough review of the principles of grammar, com- 
position, and rhetoric. Verse is studied intensively, and the other 
literary types are given sufficient attention. A brief history of 
English literature is required. 

Classics for Intensive Study: Arnold, Wordsworth; Bacon, 
Of Truth, Of Studies, Of Wisdom for a Man's Self, Of Dis- 
patch ; Chaucer, The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales ; Emerson, 
Manners and Self-reliance; Everyman; Goldsmith, The Deserted 
Village; Gray, Elegy Written in a Country Church-yard; 
Macaulay, The Life of Samuel Johnson ; Milton, Lycidas ; 
Rosetti, The Blessed Damozel ; Shakespeare, Macbeth ; Tennyson, 
A Dream of Fair Women. 



History 

Students are required to fill in outline maps, to take notes of 
class work and to prepare reports on subjects assigned for indi- 
vidual investigation. Collateral reading of not less than five hun- 
dred pages is required. Current topics are emphasized in con- 
nection with the history courses. 

L Ancient History begins with a brief introduction of the 
Eastern nations, which is followed by a thorough study of Greece 
and Rome, to about 800 A. D., with special reference to tlieir 
institutions and permanent contributions to the modem world. 

IL Mediaeval and Modern History includes a review of the 
later Roman Empire, the rise of the Christian Church, the later 
mediaeval institutions, the beginnings of the modem age, as well 
as giving suitable attention to the rise of the modern states, Euro- 

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pean expansion, the development of free institutions, economic 
progress and social change. 

III. American History and Civil Government. One semester 
is given to each of these subjects. Texts used: An American 
History, Muzzey; American Government, Magruder. 

Home Economics 

I. Elementary Cooking — Study of foods, their composition, 
products, and principles of cooking. Special attention given to 
selection, purchase, and care of foods, together with their nutri- 
tive value. Menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner are prepared, 
paying attention to balanced meals. 

Elementary Clothing — Principles and process of sewing. Con- 
struction of simple garments. Care of equipment. Use of com- 
mercial patterns. 

Mathematics 

Arithmetic. Arithmetic is completed in the Academic and 
Commercial courses. Standard Arithmetic, Milne. 

Algebra I. The four fundamental operations are thoroughly 
mastered, with special emphasis on inspection methods. The 
subject is pursued through factoring, fractions, and simultaneous 
equations. The large number of carefully graded written prob- 
lems both show the value and interest of algebraic processes and 
develop the student's powers of applying principles to practical 
problems. Standard Algebra, Milne-Downey. 

Algebra II. A month is devoted to a thorough review of 
first year work. Intermediate work is completed through quad- 
ratics, the progressions, and the binomial theorem, fully preparing 
the student for advanced work. Standard Algebra, Milne- 
Downey. 

Plane Geometry. A complete working knowledge of the prin- 
ciples and methods of the subject is aimed at, together with a 
development of the ability to give clear and accurate expression 
to statements and reasons in demonstration. A large amount of 
independent exercise of his reasoning powers. Plane Geometry, 
Avery. 

Solid Geometry. By emphasis on the effects of perspective, 
and by the use of models, the student is helped to a comprehen- 
sion of figures and relations in three dimensions. The practical 
application to mensuration problems are a feature of the course. 
Solid Geometry, Durrell and Arnold. 

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Romance Languages — French 

Courses are offered in French which fully prepare for col- 
lege entrance. The aim is to give at least the beginnings of a real 
insight into the language and literature. As far as possible the 
language studied is made the language of the class room. Daily- 
exercises in grammar, translation and composition are supple- 
mented by frequent conversational exercises, the memorizing of 
standard poems, and class singing. French table. 

First Year 

New Elementary French Grammar, Fraser and Squair. 
Contes et Legendes, Guerber. Le Francais, et sa Patrie, Talbot. 
Conversation. Pronunciation. Sight translation. Composition. 
Poems memorized. 

Second Year 

Fraser and Squair, continued. Paris Pittoresque, Leeman. 
Le Voyage de M. Perrichon, Labiche et Martin. Huit Contes 
Choisis, Maupassant. La Tulipe Noire, Dumas. Conversation. 
Dictations. Sight translation. Pronunciation. Composition. 

Third Year 

Advanced composition, free reproductions. Sight transla- 
tions. Le petit Chose, Daudet. La Poudre Aux Yeux, Labiche 
and Martin. Scenes de la Revolution Francaise, Lamartine. One 
book to be read outside. Reading of French Newspapers. The 
language of the classroom is French during the course. 



Spanish 

The growing commercial relations between the United States 
and South America and the valuable literature and history found 
in the Spanish language, make the study of that language more 
and more desirable if not a necessity. We are, therefore, offering 
a two years' course in this subject. The aim will be to acquire as 
early as possible a ready use of the spoken language, and to meet 
the requirements for admission to the colleges, all of which 
now allow credit in Spanish for entrance. Spanish table. 

First Year 

Grammar: A First Spanish Grammar, Marden and Tarr. 
Reader: A Spanish Reader for Beginners, Sherman W. Brown. 

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Viaje a Sud- America, McHale. Writing Spanish from dictation. 
Composition. Pronunciation. Memorizing of poems. Class 
singing. 

Second Year 

Grammar: A First Spanish Grammar, Marden and Tarr. 
Reader: Un verano en Espana, R, B. Weems. Letters. Con- 
versation. Spanish Composition. Reading Spanish Newspapers. 

Sciences 

Biology. This one-year course aims to give the proper per- 
spective to the student beginning the study of science. It seeks 
to approach the study of life, especially in its simpler forms, with 
the idea of opening before the student the door to a true realiza- 
tion of the meaning of physical life and to an appreciation of its 
problems. New Essentials of Biology, Hunter. 

Physics. One year is devoted to the study of Physics. The 
course includes four recitations and two hours of laboratory work 
per week. Forty experiments are performed, data recorded, and 
notes written up in the laboratory. Practical Physics, Carhart 
and Chute. 

Chemistry. The subject of Chemistry is pursued throughout 
the year, the course consisting of four recitations and two hours 
of laboratory work each week. The course includes descriptive 
chemistry, and a thorough and systematic treatment of the science 
with considerable emphasis put on the chemistry of modem life. 
Forty experiments are completed and written up in the labora- 
tory. An Elementary Study of Chemistry, McPherson and 
Henderson; Laboratory Exercises in General Chemistry, Wil- 
liam and Whitman. 



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Commercial Courses 

The business world offers attractive and varied opportunities 
for those whose talents and inclinations fit them for its pursuits. 
It affords tlie biggest field in which education can be put to prac- 
tical use, and it is the field which pays the highest immediate 
returns to those who possess initiative, ambition, and a careful 
business training. 



Regular Commercial Course 
Diploma Course 

This course is designed not only to prepare the student for 
immediate employment, but also to give a broad education in 
the general principles underlying all business. In addition, stu- 
dents receive a thorough training in related secondary school 
subjects. 

First Year 
First Semester Second Semester 

English I English I 

Latin I, French I or Spanish I Latin I, French I or Spanish I 

Arithmetic Arithmetic 

Ancient History Ancient History 

Penmanship Penmanship 

Grammar and Spelling Grammar and Spelling 

Bookkeeping I Bookkeeping I 

Bible Bible 

Second Year 

English II English II 

Caesar, French II or Spanish II Caesar, French II or Spanish II 

Shorthand I Shorthand I 

Penmanship Typewriting I 

Bookkeeping II Penmanship 

Typewriting I Accoimting 

Bible Bible 

Third Year 

English III English III 

Commercial Law Commercial English 

Commercial Arithmetic Rapid Calculation 

Shorthand II Shorthand II 

Typewriting II Typewriting II 

Salesmanship Office Practice 

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A Class ill the 
Neiv and Well Equipped G ijmnasiiim 




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Stenographic Course 

This course offers intensive training in shorthand and type- 
writing and those allied subjects most frequently needed by a 
stenographer. 

First Semester Second Semester 



Shorthand I — 2 periods per day 
Typewriting I — 2 periods per day 
Business English I 



Shorthand II — 2 periods per day 
Typewriting II — 2 periods per day 
Office Practice 



The student is taught how to operate dictating machine and 
mimeograph and other requirements of the modern office. 

Bookkeeping may be elected in this course but at extra cost 
(see Expenses). 



Bookkeeping Course 

This is a course intended to give the student a good basic 
knowledge of the principles of double entry bookkeeping and 
accounting. In addition, the student is given instruction in the 
other business subjects which are necessary to round out the 
knowledge of the bookkeeper. This is an intensive and highly 
practical course. 

First Semester Second Semester 



Bookkeeping I 
Commercial Arithmetic 
Penmanship 
CommerciaJ Law 
Salesmanship 



Bookkeeping I 
Rapid Calculation 
Penmanship 
Commercial English 
Typewriting I 



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FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT 

Art 

The aim of the School of Art is to cultivate, in the pupil, an 
understanding and appreciation of the best in the world of art; 
and to develop technical skill and serious, intelligent, individual 
work. 

This department holds the reputation of being one of the 
best equipped art departments among the preparatory schools of 
the country. It maintains the highest standards of work. 

The department furnishes instruction in Drawing, Painting, 
Clay Modeling, Commercial Design, Illustration, Interior Deco- 
ration, Costume Illustration and Design, History of Art and Art 
Appreciation. Crafts, including China Painting, Leather Tool- 
ing, Block Printing and Batik. 

The work of the year must be left for exhibition during com- 
mencement. 

The first year's work is practically the same for all students 
planning to graduate in the following courses : 

Illustration, Commercial Art, Interior Decoration, Costume 
Design. 

Prerequisite subjects for all art courses: Drawing from still 
life, cast, and life, color, design, perspective and lettering. 

This course is not required of those who desire work only 
in some special subject. 



Illustration 

Three Year Course — 35 Periods a Week 
Sophomore Year — Prerequisite Course 

Junior Year 

Drawing from full length cast and from costume life. Painting in 
oils and water colors from still life and from nature. Design — theory and 
application. Anatomy — ^understanding of construction necessary to intelli- 
gent drawing. History and appreciation of painting — illustrated lectures. 

Senior Year 

Advanced painting in oils and water colors from landscape and from 
life. Original illustrations from given subjects submitted weekly. His- 
tory of architecture and sculpture — illustrated lectures. 

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Commercial Art 

Two Year Course — 35 Periods a Week 
Junior Year — Prerequisite Course 

Senior Year 

Advanced drawing, color harmony, design, involving original studies in 
space and line arrangement, pencil, ink, and color renderings. Principles 
of advertising are studied, also cover and poster designs, book plates, 
decorative page arrangements and study of reproductive processes. 

Costume Design 

Two Year Course — 35 Periods a Week 
Junior Year — Prerequisite Course 

Senior Year 

Advanced studies in color harmony, nature study and its adaptation to 
design- History of costume — its value and adaptation, designing of cos- 
tumes and accessories, block printing and batik, rendering of costumed 
models in various mediums. 

Interior Decoration 

Two Year Course — 35 Periods a Week 
Junior Year — Prerequisite Course 

Senior Year 

Elements of color and design, historic ornament, water color rendering, 
history of period furniture and architecture, design and rendering of in- 
teriors, mechanical drawing. 

Note. — Students expecting to study architecture will be given valuable 
preparation by this course. 



Public Speaking and Expression 

Private Lessons 

The three-year Expression course, with one period per week, 
aims to increase the pupil's chance to succeed and to serve in 
life through an intelligent appreciation and oral interpretation 
of literature. 

The laboratory method is used whereby the pupil and teacher 
work together in determining, through the inductive process, the 
fundamental rules of good speech. These principles are further 
applied in the oral interpretation of selections of literary merit. 

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Sophomore Year 

Evolution of Expresion — ^Volumes I and II — ^Voice Culture, Study of 
"The Merchant of Venice" and "Taming of the Shrew." Poems, narratives, 
and dramatic selections used for expressional reading. 

Junior Year 

Evolution of Expression — ^Volumes III and IV — Vocal Technique, Ges- 
ture, Dramatic Action, Interpretative Study of "Macbeth" and "As You 
Like It." Selections from classical and modem literature. 

Senior Year 

Study of forms. Expressive Voice. Scenes from the English Classics. 
Dramatic analysis of "Hamlet" and "Julius Caesar." 



Public Speaking 

The department offers a regular two years' course in Public 
Speaking. Class instruction is given five periods per week and 
credit for this work is allowed in the regular courses with ex- 
ception of College Preparatory. 

First Year 

The course is devoted to a study of the two means of expression — 
voice and body. Drills and exercises, coupled with original speeches, are 
given for the development of these powers. Much practice in the delivery 
of cuttings from selected orations follows : 

Test book. Public Speaking, Exiwin D. Shurter. 

Second Year 

An analysis of thought, language, voice and action is followed by 
practice in delivery of poems, narratives, dramatic selections and orations. 
Original speeches are planned, prepared and presented in class. 

Text book, The Fundamentals of Speech, Charles Henry Woolbert. 



Preparatory Music 

A Diploma in Preparatory Music is granted to a student who 
completes the required work in the Preparatory Music Course 
as described below in the catalogue. The candidate must have 
completed our College Preparatory Course, General Academic 
Course, or the History and Literature Course, or its equivalent. 
Any candidate having completed the work in the Preparatory 
Music Course, but who does not have the equivalent of a high 
school certificate, will be granted a Certificate in Preparatory 
Music. 

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Any student, whether he takes up the study of theory or not, 
may take lessons in the practical subjects, Piano, Voice, and 
Violin, thereby getting the benefit of study with systematic super- 
vision. Such students are not eligible, of course, to any diploma 
in music, but will be listed as "special students in music." 

For additional preliminary statement see Junior College 
page 26. 



Outline of The Preparatory Course in Music 

First Year 
Practical Music — 1 lesson per week. (Piano, Voice, Violin). One hour 
practice per day. 

Second Year 

Practical Music— I lesson per week. One hour practice per day. 
Elementary Theory — 1 one-hour class per week. 

Third Year 

Practical Music — 2 lessons per week. One hour practice per day. 
Ear Training I — 1 one-hour class per week. 

Fourth Year 

Practical Music — 2 lessons per week. Two hours practice per day. 

Harmony I — 2 one-hour classes per week. 

Piano Ensemble— Choral Club, Orchestra. One hour per week. (A 
choice of one, according to practical subject). 

Note: Any student in the College Preparatory Course, or similar aca- 
demic courses, may easily carry the Preparatory Music Course along with 
his regular course. Arrangement should be made, however, to have a fairly 
light academic schedule in the senior year, in order to devote a little more 
time to the music work. The last two years in piano must be taken with 
the Director of the department. The other two years may be taken with 
assistant if desired. 



Required Work in Piano 
Preparatory Course 

First Year 

Scales: All major and harmonic minors, two octaves, parallel motion. 
Arpeggios: All major and minor triads, two octaves, parallel motion. 
Exercises: Exercises for principles of touch, tone, and action. 
Studies: Selected from Czerny, Heller, Burgmuller, and others. 
Pieces: Selected from Mozart, Mendelssohn, Grieg, Reinhold, etc. 

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Second Year 

Scales: All major, harmonic and melodic minor scales, four octaves, 
parallel motion. 

Arpeggios: All major and minor triads, four octaves, parallel motion. 
Studies: Selected from Cserny, Heller, Burgmuller, and others. 
Pieces: Selected from the early and romantic masters. 

Third Year 

Scales: All major and harmonic minors, three octaves contrary mo- 
tion; the whole-tone scale. 

Arpeggios: Major and minor triads, three octaves contrary motion; 
the dominant seventh. 

Studies: Cserny, Daring, Philipp, Bach — Little Preludes. 

Pieces: Selected from the classic, romantic and modern masters. 

Fourth Year 

Scales: Major and harmonic minors in tenths; parallel motion in 
dotted and triple rhythms. 

Arpeggios: The Diminished seventh. 

Studies: Cserny, Daring, Heller, Philipp, Bach — two part Inventions. 

Pieces: Selected from the standard composers. Easy Sonatas. 



Required Work in Voice 

Preparatory Course 

First Year 

Scales: All majors, vocalized to the octave. 

Exercises: Study of intervals; throat anatomy; correct position; re- 
laxation and breath-control ; articulation and pronunciation. 
Arpeggios: Major triads to the octave. 
Studies: Council and Marchesi. 
Songs: Easy songs by the best composers. 

Second Year 

Scales: All majors to the octave, legato and staccato. 

Exercises: Sustained tones exemplifying crescendo and dimuendo. 

Arpeggios: Major triads to the octave and tenth. 

Studies: Cannell and Marchesi. 

Songs: Easy songs by the best composers. 

Third Year 

Scales: All majors and harmonic minors to the octave, legato and 
staccato. 

Arpeggios: Major and minor triads to the octave, tenth and twelfth. 

Studies: Marchesi and Seiber. 

Songs: Schubert, Frans, Schumann and the moderns. 

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Fourth Year 

Scales: Majors, harmonic minors and melodic minors. 

Exercises: Trills, embellishments, etc. 

Arpeggios: The dominant seventh to the octave. 

Studies: Marchesi and Lutgen. 

Songs: Classic and modern composers; beginning study of arias. 

Required Work in Violin 

Preparatory Course 

First Year 

Scales: Major and melodic minors, one octave. 

Arpeggios: Major and minor triads, one octave. 

Studies: Selected from Wichl, Wohlfahrt, Gruenberg, Bostleman. 

Pieces: . Chosen from Wecker, Dancla, Hauser, Bohm, etc. 

Second Year 

Scales: Major and melodic minors, two octaves. 
Arpeggios: Major and minor triads, two octaves. 
Studies: Sitt and Dont. 
Pieces: Bohm, Beethoven, Gossec, Thome. 

Third Year 

Scales: Major and melodic minors, two octaves, faster tempo. 
Arpeggios: Major and minor triads, two octaves, faster tempo. 
Studies: Sevcik, Dont, Sitt. 
Pieces: Friml, Borowski, Bohm, Bizet, Handel. 

Fourth Year 

Scales: Major and melodic minors, three octaves. Chromatic scales. 
Arpeggios: Major and minors, two octaves. 
Studies: Kreutser, Sevcik, Dont. 

Pieces: Bach, Handel, Wieniawski, Kreisler, Burleigh, Wilhelmj. Stu- 
dent Concertos. 

Theoretical Courses 

Elementary Theory 

The study of the rudiments of music, including signatures, 
rhythms, the scales, terminology, special signs and expression 
marks, key-relationship, etc. 

Ear Training I 

The study of intervals, the beginning principles of sight- 
singing and ear-training. Easy melody dictation and rhythm. 

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Harmony 1 

The study of tone relations, intervals, scales, construction and 
progression of common chords; inversion of triads. The har- 
monization of simple melodies and basses. Chords of the 
dominant seventh and its inversions; collateral chords of the 
seventh and their inversions. 



SeH-Help 

There are opportunities in the school for self-help for only 
a very few girls. About forty boys are able to earn part of 
their expenses in various ways in the school, and there are many 
opportunities for student work in the town. 

Loans 

A limited number of worthy students, members of the Meth- 
odist Episcopal Church, may secure loans from the Student Loan 
Fund administered by the Board of Education of that Church. 
Christian character, satisfactory scholarship, promise of useful- 
ness, financial responsibility, and the recommendation of the 
church to which the applicant belongs are essential to a loan. 
Each borrower must sign an interest-bearing promissory note. 

There are also loan funds in the Philadelphia and Central 
Pennsylvania Conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church for 
students from these conferences on practically the same terms 
as above. 

Detailed information may be secured from the President. 

Scholarships 

Over two thousand dollars are awarded annually in scholar- 
ships and prizes. This not only encourages scholastic attainment, 
but also affords generous help to needy, wortliy students. The 
list of scholarships and prizes follows, together with the awards 
in each case made at Commencement, 1929: 

The DeWitt Bodine Scholarship, founded by the late DeWitt 
Bodine, of Hughesville, Pa. 

The entire expenses of board and tuition to that pupil of the 
graduating class of the Hughesville High School who shall excel 
in scholarship and character. 

Miss Helen M. Bubb Hughesville, Pa. 

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The Edward J. Gray Scholarship, founded by the late Rev. 
Dr. Edward J. Gray, for thirty-one years the honored President 
of this Seminary. 

The interest on $1,000 to be paid annually, in equal amounts 
to the two applicants who attain a required rank highest in 
scholarship and deportment in the Senior Class. 

Mr. Albert T. Holt Girardville, Pa. 

Mr. Max Wilbur Schaul Tyrone, Pa. 

The Alexander E. Patton Scholarship, founded by the late 
Hon. Alexander E. Patton, Curwensville, Pa. 

The interest on $1,000 to be paid annually, in equal amounts 
to the two applicants who attain a required rank highest in 
scholarship and deportment in the Junior Class. 

Miss Roberta White Williamsport, Pa. 

Mr. Carl Taylor Cogan House, Pa. 

The Elizabeth S. Jackson Scholarship, founded by the late 
Mrs. Elizabeth S. Jackson, of Berwick, Pa. 

The interest on $500 to be paid annually to the applicant who 
attains a required rank highest in scholarship and deportment in 
the Sophomore Class. 

Miss Leora Williams Williamsport, Pa. 

The William Woodcock Scholarship, founded by William L. 
Woodcock, Esq., of Altoona, Pa. 

The interest on $500 to be paid annually to the applicant who 
attains a required rank second in scholarship and deportment in 
the Sophomore Class. 

Mr. Thomas Dietrich Philadelphia, Pa. 

The Mrs. Jennie M. Rich Scholarship of $5,000, the gift of 
her son, John Woods Rich, the interest on which is to be used in 
aiding worthy and needy students preparing for the Christian 
ministry or for deaconess or missionary work. 

Awarded privately. 

The McDowell Scholarship, founded by Mr. and Mrs. James 
E. McDowell, of Williamsport, Pa. 

The interest on $500 to be awarded annually by the President 
and Faculty of the Seminary to that ministerial student of the 

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graduating class who shall excel in scholarship, deportment, and 
promise of usefulness, and who declares his intention to make 
the ministry his life work. 

Mr. Harold F. McCune Lancaster, Pa. 

The David Grove and Wife Scholarship, founded by the late 
David Grove, of Lewistown, Pa. 

The interest on $2,040 to be given to a worthy, needy student 
studying for the ministry, the holder or holders thereof to be 
appointed by the said Dickinson Seminary. 

Mr. Van H. Beeman Frostburg, Pa. 

Mr. Carlton N. Jones Berwick, Pa. 

Mr. Vincent P. Frangiamore Springfield, Mass. 

Mr. Howard Williams Adams Philadelphia, Pa. 

The Clara Kramer Eaton Memorial S cholarship , founded by 
the late Clara Kramer Eaton, of Trevorton, Pa. 

The interest on $8,000 to be awarded annually to that student 
in the graduating class at Trevorton High School attaining the 
highest average in scholarship, for the purpose of defraying the 
expenses of a year of instruction at Williamsport Dickinson 
Seminary. 

Miss Jean Lennox Allison Trevorton, Pa. 

The Hiram and Mary Elisabeth Wise Scholarship, founded 
by Hiram Wise, of Montoursville, Pa. 

The interest on $500 to be paid annually to that ministerial 
or missionary student who because of present circumstances and 
promise of future usefulness shall, in the judgment of the Presi- 
dent, be deemed worthy of the same. 

Mr. Harry L. Williams Gilberton, Pa. 

The Dickinson College Scholarship. The Jackson Scholar- 
ships, established by the late Col, Clarence G. Jackson, of the 
Dickinson College, class of 1860, will be awarded to students 
going from Williamsport Dickinson Seminary to Dickinson Col- 
lege, and to such students only as have attained good rank in 
scholarship. These scholarships, two in number, of fifty dollars 
each, are good for one year in college and may be continued at 
the option of the school authorities. 

The Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.) Scholarships. 
Two competitive scholarships, covering full tuition for the Fresh- 
man year of $140 will be awarded upon the recommendation of 

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the President of the Seminary. If the students manifest scholarly 
ability and maintain a good record of character during the Fresh- 
man year and need further assistance, the tuition scholarship 
will be continued after the Freshman year, in accordance with 
rules governing scholarships in the University. 

The Ohio Wesleyan University (Delaivare, Ohio) Scholar- 
ships. Any student of a graduating class, whose average scholar- 
ship for the course entitles him or her to a standing among the 
first ten of the class, may receive a scholarship which relieves 
the holder from the payment of the regular tuition fee of fifteen 
dollars a year. The Scholarship is worth sixty dollars to the 
student who enters the Freshman class and completes the foui" 
year course. 

The American University Scholarship. Full tuition for the 
first year to any member in the first third of the graduating 
class who possesses good character and good health and who 
gives promise of being able to carry a college course with credit. 
It will be renewed as a half -tuition scholarship for the second 
year if the candidate does work of distinction during the first 
year. 

The Allegheny College Scholarship. In case there are more 
than fifty in the class two scholarships, one of one hundred and 
one of fifty dollars, may be awarded to any two of the highest 
five. If there are less than fifty, only one scholarship, $100, 
will be awarded. 



Prizes 

The President's Prise to that member of the Senior Class 
who shall excel in oratory on Commencement Day. 

Miss Elizabeth Brunstetter Williamsport, Pa. 

The Faculty Prise to that member of the Junior Class who 
shall excel in writing and delivering an oration. 

Miss Mary Joy Alter Parnassus, Pa. 

The Rich Prises of $25.00 each, given by the Hon. M. B. 
Rich, of Woolrich, Pa., to the two students in the Freshman 
Class who shall attain a required rank the highest in scholarship 
and deportment. 

Miss Charlotte J. Hills Mill Hall, Pa. 

Mr. Ivan W. Moyer Montour sville, Pa. 

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The Karns Prize of $10.00 given by the Reverend and Mrs. 
W. Emerson Karns, of the Central Pennsylvania Conference, 
to that student ^ho shall be adjudged to have done the most 
faithful work in Latin I. 

Miss Charlotte J. Hills Mill Hall, Pa. 

The Metder Prize of $10.00 for superior v\^ork in Junior 
English, given by the Reverend Oliver Sterling Metzler of the 
Central Pennsylvania Conference. 

Miss Helen Sterling Granger Williamsport, Pa. 

The Theta Pi Pi Prize of $10.00 to be awarded by the Presi- 
dent to that young man whom he shall judge to be most deserving 
of the same. 

Mr. Seth Russell Jersey Shore, Pa. 

The Prize of a Greek Testament to each member of the class 
in Greek I who shall attain for the year an average of at least 
ninety per cent. 

Not Awarded. 

The Rich Prizes of $20.00, $15.00, $10.00, and $5.00 each, 
given by the Hon. M. B. Rich, of Woolrich, Pa., to the four 
best spellers at a public contest in the Chapel at a time annoimced 
beforehand. 

Miss Jeanne M. Reese Everett, Pa. 

Miss Martha H. Frownfelter Mifflinville, Pa. 

Mr. John W. Long, Jr Williamsport, Pa. 

Miss Roberta White Williamsport, Pa. 

The Rich Prizes of $10.00, $5.00, $5.00, and $5.00 each, the 
gift of the Hon. M. B. Rich, of Woolrich, Pa., to the four stu- 
dents who at a public contest shall excel in reading the Scriptures. 

Mr. Thomas Dietrick Philadelphia, Pa. 

Miss Kathleen Clarkson Williamsport, Pa. 

Miss Mary J. Alter Parnassus, Pa. 

Miss Helen Sterling Granger Williamsport, Pa. 

The Rich Prizes of $15.00 and $10.00 each, the gift of Hon. 
M. B. Rich, of Woolrich, Pa., to be awarded to the two students 
who shall excel in writing and delivering an original oration. 

Mr. Nelson Thomas Blandburg, Pa. 

Miss Helen S. Granger Williamsport, Pa. 

The Haas Prize given by Rev. W. E. P. Haas, D.D., Super- 
intendent West District, Philadelphia Conference of the Meth- 
odist Episcopal Church, to that student of Williamsport Dickin- 

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son Seminary who shall be judged by the student body to be the 
most cheerful student. 

Mr. G. Wayne Stoke Blain, Pa. 

The Alumni Prise — At the Annual meeting of the Alumni 
Association held Commencement Week, 1926, it was voted that 
the Alumni Association should pay each year fifty dollars on the 
next year's tuition for that student of the Freshman, Sophomore, 
or Junior class who has made the greatest progress under the 
greatest difficulties in his or her studies — the faculty to decide 
who should be the recipient. 

Mr. Robert A. Knox Newton Hamilton, Pa. 

Geometry Prize — A Prize of ten dollars to that member of 
the Sophomore class who has done the best work in Plane 
Geometry. 

Miss Leora Williams Williamsport, Pa. 

The Benjamin C. Conner Prize. The interest on five hundred 
dollars given by an alumnus of the Seminary to be awarded to 
that student securing the highest grade in Junior Mathematics. 
Recipient must be a full Junior and must not be repeating Junior 
Mathematics. 

Mr. Carl Taylor Cogan House, Pa. 

The Bishop JVilliam Perry Eveland Memorial Prise, founded 
by the alumni of Dickinson Seminary who were students during 
the administration of Bishop William Perry Eveland and in his 
honor. The interest on $1,000 to be paid annually to a needy 
worthy student or students who shall make the most satisfactory 
progress in scholarship and give promise of future usefulness 
and who by loyalty, school spirit, and participation in school 
activities is considered by the President and faculty to most 
fully represent the standards and ideals of Dickinson Seminary. 
Miss Jeanne M. Reese Everett, Pa. 

The Dickinson Union Prizes for the best stories published 
in the Union during the year 1928-1929. 

Prize story for which no previous award has been made: 

"A New Car" Robert W. Kilgus 

Editorial, "Success — A State of Mind," Howard W. Adams 

The Dickinson Union Prizes for the best poems published in 
the Union during the year 1928-1929. 

Prize Poem, "Galley" Helen Sterling Granger 

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SPECIAL INFORMATION 

Young people of good moral character may enter the Semi- 
nary at any time for a single semester or longer. 

Applicants must bring certificate of work done and recom- 
mendation from schools previously attended or from former 
instructors, or other responsible persons. 

Students from a distance are required to live in the buildings, 
but those having near relatives residing in Williamsport are some- 
times granted permission to make their homes with them. 

Students are expected to come on the first day of the semester 
and remain until the last day. Absences from classes, at the be- 
ginning or end of holiday recesses, count double and will not be 
excused, except for very special reasons. 

Parents should not call their children home during the semes- 
ter. Any absence interferes with good work. 

Permits from home are accepted as advices, not mandates. In 
any case the final decision as to whether a permission will be 
granted, rests with the President and Faculty. A permit, to be 
considered, should be mailed directly to the President. 

No student shall be considered as having severed his connec- 
tion with the Seminary, until notice has been given and permis- 
sion obtained from the President. 

Students must report at the Seminary immediately upon ar- 
rival in Williamsport. 

Students should be sparingly supplied with spending money. 
Whenever desired a member of the Faculty will act as patron, 
paying weekly such allowances as may be designated, and super- 
vising all expenditures. 

The whole wardrobe for girls should be in good taste but 
simple and inexpensive. Unbeseeming costume and elaborate 
jewelry are not permitted. 

Frequenting hotels and pool rooms, using intoxicating liquors, 
playing at cards or games of chance, indulging in coarse or pro- 
fane language are strictly forbidden. 

No firearms of any kind are allowed in the buildings. 

Any student, who for disciplinary reasons, is requested to 
leave the city before a certain time, shall be considered as having 
expelled himself if he delays his departure beyond the time 
designated. 

The Sabbath must be fittingly observed. Attendance upon 
church services is required of all. 

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All students are expected to provide themselves with a hymnal 
for use in the chapel service. 

Students in residence at the Seminary shall not be allowed to 
maintain automobiles at the school or in the city, except for spe- 
cial reasons and on permission from the President, nor shall they 
be allowed to hire or leave the city in automobiles without per- 
mission from the President. 

Our rooms are thoroughly furnished. We supply bed, bed- 
stead, pillows, pillow slips, sheets, blankets, and counterpanes. 
We supply one 50 watt bulb for each room. For each addi- 
tional light socket in the room, the student will be charged $2.50 
each semester. The student should bring with him the follow- 
lowing: 4 table napkins, 2 laundry bags, 1 pair slippers, shoe 
polishing outfit, 1 clothes brush, 1 bath robe, 6 face towels, 4 
bath towels. We supply two double blankets. If students wish 
more they must bring them. Every article of clothing that goes 
to the laundry should be plainly marked with the student's full 
name with the best indelible ink that can be purchased. 

Meeting or engaging in conversation by boys and girls is for- 
bidden except at such times and places as may be arranged for by 
the Faculty. 

Teachers and students remaining at the Seminary during the 
short vacations will be charged $1.50 for each day or part of a 
day. 

Guests may be entertained only when the permission of the 
President has first been obtained and their hosts pay the regular 
rates for their entertainment. Parents or guardians visiting pupils 
are for the first twenty-four hours the guests of the Seminary. 
No visitors are allowed in the halls or in the students* rooms 
without permission. 

Everyone who desires to continue as a student of the Semi- 
nary must show a reasonable disposition to comply with its regu- 
lations. In addition to the above some of the things expected 
are the following: 

To be present at recitations or in his own room or in the study 
hall during study hours. 

To keep his room and furniture in good condition. 

To pay at once for any damage done by him to furniture, 
room, or any part of the grounds and buildings. 

To refrain from using tobacco in any form about the build- 
ings or grounds. 

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Not to leave the city or go bathing, boating, skating, fishing, 
gunning, or riding without permission from the President. 

To obtain the permission of the Faculty before dropping any 
study which has been taken up. 

Day students during school hours are under the same regula- 
tions as the boarding students. They are required : 

To study quietly in the Study Hall when not in actual at- 
tendance upon recitations. 

To attend the morning chapel services. 

To procure from parent or guardian a written excuse for 
absence from chapel or recitation. 

To abstain from all visiting in dormitory halls or in students' 
rooms during study hours. 

Any public announcement made during the school year by any 
one in authority is as binding as if printed in the catalogue. 

Expenses 
Boarding Students Academic Year 

Board and tuition. Junior College Department $610.CX) 

Board and tuition. College Preparatory Department 560.00 

This sum includes board, furnished room, tuition, and laun- 
dry (twelve ordinary pieces per week), in the regular courses — 
College Preparatory, General Academic, History and Literature, 
Commercial, and Home Economics, and is for two students 
rooming together. Students rooming alone must pay, at the 
time the room is engaged, an extra charge of fifteen dollars per 
semester. 

This includes four five-hour literary subjects in the pre- 
paratory department. Students taking more than four five-hour 
subjects will be charged an additional fee of $12.50 per semester 
for each additional five-hour subject taken. 

This does not include books, but does include a ten dollar 
fee which admits to all entertainments, lectures, musicales, ath- 
letic games, et cetera, arranged by the Seminary, and also en- 
titles them to an annual subscription to the Dickinson Union. 

Students not in commercial courses using typewriters will be 
charged $12.50 per semester for use of machine and in- 
struction. 

Bookkeeping, when taken with the Stenographic course, costs 
$12.50 extra each semester. 

A deposit of fifty cents is required for each key. 

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For extra service, such as meals served in rooms, additional 
laundry work, private instruction outside the class room, et cetera, 
an extra charge will be made. 

The following charges are also extra for all students in the 
studies named: 

Laboratory Fees, College Preparatory Department Semester Year 

Physics $ 2.50 $ 5.00 

Chemistry 2.50 5.00 

Biology 2.50 5.00 

Domestic Science 2.50 5.00 

Laboratory Fees, Junior College Department Semester Year 

Physics $ 5.00 $ IQ.OO 

Chemistry 5.00 10.00 

Biology 5.00 10.00 

Domestic Science 5.00 10.00 

Day Students 

Junior College Department 

Charges per Semester Year 

For tuition and special fee $105.00 $210.00 

College Preparatory Department 

Charges per Semester Year 

For tuition in four regular subjects and special fee $ 80.00 $160.00 

Academic Department 

Charges per Semester Year 

For tuition and special fee $ 55.00 $110.00 

Junior Department 

Charges per Semester Year 

For tuition alone $ 37.50 $ 75.00 

Shop fee— Art Qass 1.00 2.00 

Separate charges are made for Music, Art, and Expression. 

Music 

Tuition Per Semester 

Piano, with director (two lessons per week) $90.00 

Piano, with director (one lesson per week) 45.00 

Piano, with assistant (two lessons per week) 54.00 

Piano, with assistant (one lesson per week) 27.00 

Vocal (two lessons per week) 54.00 

Vocal (one lesson per week) 36.00 

Violin (two lessons per week) 54.00 

Violin (one lesson per week) 36.00 

Harmony, in class (two hours per week) 12.50 

History and Appreciation, in class (three hours per week) 12.50 

Ear Training, in class (one hour per week) 7.50 

Elementary Theory, in class (one hour per week) 7.50 

Piano Ensemble, in class (one hour per week) 7.50 

Piano, for practice (one period per day) 3.00 

Note: All lessons in practical music are one-half hour in duration. All 
classes are one hour. 

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Art 

Tuition Per Semester 

Any Regular Art Coiirse $75.00 

Art History and Art Appreciation 5.00 

China Painting 27.00 

Single lessons in China Painting 1.75 

China fired at lowest rates. 

A fee of $2.00 will be required for every subject taken in 
addition to those prescribed in a given course. 

A fee of $1.00 will be charged for use of leather and block 
printing tools. 

Tuition per semester in the following subjects: Drawing, 
Qay Modeling, Oil Painting, Water Color Painting, Commercial 
Art, Costume Design and Illustration, Interior Decoration, Nor- 
mal Art, Illustration, Crafts including Block Printing, Batik and 
Leather Tooling: 

Three periods a week $22.50 

Six periods a week 42.00 

Nine periods a week 60.00 

Twelve periods a week 75.00 

Fifteen periods a week 75.00 

Single lessons $1.50 each 

Expression 

Private lessons per semester (two a week) $54.00 

Classes, four or more, per semester for each student — 

One lesson per week 13.50 

Two lessons per week 27.00 

Terms 

All remittances should be made payable to Williamsport 
Dickinson Seminary as follows: 

Boarding Students 

On registration $ 10.00 

Junior College 

September 15 $155.00 

November 17, Balance of semester bills and extras. 

January 31 150.00 

April 6, Balance of semester bill and extras. 

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College Preparatory 

September 15 $142.50 

November 17, Balance of semester bills and extras. 

January 31 135.00 

April 6, Balance of semester bill and extras. 

Day Students 
On registration $ 5.00 

In all regular and special departments one-half of the regular 
semester charge and special fee are due and payable on the 
opening date of the semester, or the day on which the student 
enters. The balance of the semester bill with extras is due for 
the first semester on November 17, and for the second semester 
on April 6. 

Students are liable to suspension if bills are not paid within 
five days of dates mentioned unless ample security is furnished. 

No deduction is made for absence, except in cases of pro- 
longed and serious illness or other unavoidable providence, when 
the price of board (not tuition, room, etc.) is refunded. No 
deduction is made for the first two weeks or the last three 
weeks of the year or the term. 

In order to graduate and receive a diploma or certificate a 
student must have spent at least one year in study at the Semi- 
nary and also have paid all his bills, in cash or its equivalent — 
not in notes. 

Discounts 

The charge for tuition as day students to children of ministers 
who are serving churches in Williamsport and vicinity will be 
one-fourth the regular amount. 

Special discounts are allowed on the regular expenses to the 
following : 

( 1 ) Two students from the same family at the same time. 

(2) Children of ministers living elsewhere than in Williams- 
port and vicinity. 

(3) Students preparing for the ministry or missionary work. 
Not more than one discount will be allowed to any student. 

The Seminary reserves the right to withdraw any discount 
from a student whose work or behavior is unsatisfactory. 

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REGISTER OF STUDENTS 

SENIORS 
Diplomas of Graduation 

Awarded June 12, 1929 

College Preparatory 

Adams, Howard William Philadelphia 

Brunstetter, Elizabeth Williamsport 

Holt, Albert T Girardville 

Kline, John M Williamsport 

Logsdon, S. Franklin Frostburg, Md. 

Long, Olive Mildred Williamsport 

McCune, Harold F Lancaster 

Moore, Mary Elizabeth Ridge, Md. 

Pumphrey, Robert T Baltimore, Md. 

Russell, Seth W Jersey Shore 

Taylor, E. Bruce Cogan House 

Teple, Edwin Russell Bloomsburg 

Turner, Elizabeth Little Orleans, Md. 

English 

Bogle, Joseph L Milton 

Clarkson, Kathleen Elaine Williamsport 

Felker, Violet Emily Duncansville 

Flock, Ann Williamsport 

Frownfelter, Martha Helen Mifflinville 

Given, Frank W Steelton 

Gontrum, Ralph W Brookline, Mass. 

Gould, William H Hazleton 

Isenberg, Mildred Wagner State College 

Kavanaugh, Martha M Williamsport 

Losch, Mary Gertrude Williamsport 

Markey, Ernest L York 

Preston, James W Canton 

Scarborough, C. Parke Delta 

Schaul, Max Wilbur Tyrone 

Schuster, Margaret C Williamsport 

Stoke, G. Wayne Blain 

Towson, Lillian Marie York 

Wentzel, George Robert Sunbury 

Home Economics 
Mussina, Sue Gretchen Williamsport 

Pianoforte 

Dewalt, Vivian Beryl Montgomery 

Plankenhorn, Louise M Williamsport 

Poser, Helen A So. Williamsport 

Rhoads, Mary A Jersey Shore 

Nicely, Elizabeth Hartranft Williamsport 

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Voice 

Husted, Catherine Harley Williamsport 

Lowther, Katherine Reiley Bellwood 

Violin 

Hartman, Marguerite Irene Williamsport 

Costume Design 
Betterley, Isabel Mae Williamsport 

Commercial Illustration 
Roberts, Jennie Mai Williamsport 

Expression 
Brunstetter, Elizabeth Williamsport 

Pianoforte — Post Graduate 

Cook, Marguerite Evelyn Athens 

Nicely, Elizabeth Hartranft Williamsport 



CERTIFICATES OF GRADUATION 

One Year Secretarial Course 

Allison Jean Lennox Trevorton 

Bubb, Helen M Hughesville 

Burch, Helena Mussina Williamsport 

Fisher, Gertrude Jane Williamsport 

Smith, Kathryn Elizabeth Curwensville 

Sponsler, Sarah Ruth Williamsport 

One Year Bookkeeping 
Watkins, Charles Allen Scranton 

Pianoforte 

Bubb, Maryann A Nisbet 

Stover, Marion H Williamsport 

Pianoforte — Post Graduate 
Bierly, Sylvia Erilla Jersey Shore 

Diploma Awarded as of Class of 1922 
Dawson, Jesse P., Jr Baltimore, Md. 

Diploma Awarded as of Class of 1923 
Subock, Charles E., Jr. Lower Marlboro, Md. 

Diploma Awarded as of Class of 1924 
Brown, Raymond Hunter Mountain Lake Park, Md. 

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The following students were in attendance during the sessions 
1929-1930. 

First the seniors are divided according to courses; then the 
courses are sub-divided according to classes, omitting seniors. 

JUNIOR COLLEGE 

Freshmen 

Adams, Ethel East McKeesport 

Adams, Howard William Philadelphia 

Barnes, John H., Jr Philadelphia 

Bastian, R. Harold Williamsport 

Bell, Ann Esther Houtzdale 

Brubaker, Robert LaMar Trevorton 

Brunstetter, Elizabeth Williamsport 

Clevenger, Helen E Everett 

Cline, Mary Rebecca East McKeesport 

Coleman, Madelyn Graham Williamsport 

Dodson, James Rockwood Shickshinny 

Felmlee, Lawrence D Williamsport 

Geigle, Ralph Calvin Trevorton 

Given, Frank W Steelton 

Gontrum, Ralph Wesley Brookline, Mass. 

Gorsuch, Mary Jane Altoona 

Gould, William H Hazleton 

Hart, Robert Williamsport 

Hartman, James Henry Riverside 

Hofifa, John William Williamsport 

Kline, John Montgomery Williamsport 

Kopp, Martha Jane Altoona 

Larimer, Kathryn Frances Ebensburg 

Long, Olive Mildred Williamsport 

Mark, Charlotte Engle Williamsport 

Martin, Clarence R Williamsport 

Myers, Fred LaRue Williamsport 

McKee, Richard Lee Williamsport 

NefiF, Miriam Evelyn Williamsport 

O'Bryon, William VanKirk Coraopolis 

O'Neil, Edwin Alfred Coraopolis 

Oyler, Richard Skyles, Jr Berwick 

Preston, James W Canton 

Reinard, Howard M Wenonah, N. J. 

Scarborough, C. Parke Delta 

Schmucker, Henry A Washington, D. C. 

Schuster, Margaret Constance Williamsport 

Shade, Jacob Gamble Royersford 

Sherman, Jacob Williamsport 

Slaughter, Mary Frances Smyrna, Del. 

Smith, David N Williamsport 

Squires, Millard F., Jr Richardson Park, Del. 

Stewart, Muriel Grace Hartford, Conn. 

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Stohler, Marjorie Alice Hughesville 

Stoke, G. Wayne Blain 

Taylor, E. Bruce Canandaigua, N. Y. 

Wehr, Elizabeth Margaret Williamsport 

Williams, Clifford Cowher Williamsport 

Witt, Margaret Louise Williamsport 

Special 

Bailey, Eleanor Beatrice Wayne 

Beard, Janet Newberry 

Cupp, Ruth Louise Newberry 

Huntington, George Alfred Muncy 

Reese, Jeanne McLaughlin Everett 



MUSIC 

Post Graduate 

Piano 

Dewalt, Vivian Beryl Montgomery 

Plankenhorn, Mrs. F. E Williamsport 

Rhoads, Mary A Jersey Shore 

Stover, Marion H So. Williamsport 

St. Pierre, Marjorie Estelle Kane 

Voice 

Husted, Catherine Harley Williamsport 



COLLEGE PREPARATORY 
Seniors 

Black, Alan Hamilton Huntingdon 

Bryan, Carol Virginia Ramey 

Comely, Julia Anne Madera 

Forrest, Annie Lydia Bellwood 

Kilgus, Robert Wells Williamsport 

Knox, Robert A Newton Hamilton 

Long, Dorothy Frances Williamsport 

McGarvey, George Luther Sinnemahoning 

Niple, Lorma Adaline Turbotville 

Rich, Margaret S Woolrich 

Skalmer, Alva New York, N. Y. 

Taylor, Carl Beck Canandaigua, N. Y. 

White, Roberta V Williamsport 

Willard, Cynthia S Camp Hill 

Zitney, Louis Bridgeport, Conn. 

General Academic 

Bloom, Myron Wallace Northumberland 

Borland, Gerald C State College 

Bowen, Gerald C Sunbury 

DeLong, Francis Herman Warren 

Esbenshade, Thomas E Philadelphia 

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Gerofsky, Harry Trenton, N. J. 

Goldy, Orville Clair Newberry 

Hoffnagle, George Mac So. Williamsport 

Nicholson, Jack Barnesboro 

Puzzo, Liborio Boston, Mass. 

Saussaman, Nancy Louise Elizabethville 

Shempp, LaRue C Williamsport 

Stocker, Paul Homer Crafton 

Thomas, Nelson Alexander Blandburg 

Williams, Harry L Gilberton 

Wood, Kathryn LaMonte Williamsport 

History and Literature 
St. Pierre, Marjorie Estelle Kane 

Stenographic 

Black, Eleanor Dorothea State College 

Corter, Shirley Lucille Williamsport 

Green, Harris Roy, Jr St. Marys 

Hykes, Margaret Willetta Oakmont 

Isenberg, Mildred Wagner State College 

McCloskey, Mildred K Lock Haven 

Sornberger, R. Jane Williamsport 

Starr, Ruth Ida Williamsport 

Bookkeeping 
Fernandez, Eduardo Havana, Cuba 

Art 

Thomas, Elizabeth Mae Williamsport 

Piano 

Bryan, Carol Virginia Ramey 

Cupp, Ruth Louise Newberry 

Kemp, Jean Williamsport 

Niple, Lorma Adaline Turbotville 

Reese, Jeanne McLaughlin Everett 



COLLEGE PREPARATORY 

Juniors 

Covert, Ethylene Watkin So. Williamsport 

Croft, Sylvia Waynesboro 

Cudlip, Paul Smith Buffalo, N. Y. 

Cummings, Martha Elizabeth Williamsport 

Dietrich, Thomas Philadelphia 

Edwards, Myrtle M Sea Girt, N. J. 

Ewing, George E Queens Village, L. I. 

Granger, Helen Sterling Williamsport 

Kelso, Rosemary Williamsport 

Long, John William, Jr Williamsport 

Wein, Robert Alan So. Williamsport 

Williams, Eunice Leora Williamsport 

Young, Paul Lincoln Mount Vernon, N. Y. 

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Sophomores 

Beegle, Frances Rochester, N. Y. 

Beyer, Margaret E Ramey 

Born, H. Spencer Somerton 

Hays, Edward S Montoursville 

Hills, Charlotte Josephine Mill Hall 

Murray, Clifford Eaton Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Musso, Alfred S Elmira, N. Y, 

Musso, Rita Evangeline Elmira, N. Y. 

McGarvey, Alice Marie Sinnemahoning 

Wein, Madeline Esther So. Williamsport 

Young, Barbara K, T New York, N. Y. 

Freshmen 

Bell, Sara Jeanne Huntingdon 

Boice, Charles Fulmer Philadelphia 

Brokaw, Roberta Miriam Kyoto, Japan 

Camarinos, Tasso Emmanuel Williamsport 

Courson, Margery Janice Long Beach, Cal. 

Farnsworth, Virginia Gray Philipsburg 

Garlick, Margaret Elizabeth Osceola 

Harris, Oscar P Montoursville 

Kruger, Charlotte Osceola 

Kruhm, Willard F Spencerville, Md. 

Rissell, Lee Ida Thomas Columbia 

Tait, Samuel Andrew Philadelphia 

Wein, Delphine Agatha So. Williamsport 

Winner, Paul So. Williamsport 

Unclassed or Special 

Assardo, Oscar Rafael Guatemala City, Guatemala, C. A. 

Avery, Elizabeth Mae Philipsburg 

Bailey, Eleanor Beatrice Wayne 

Brock, Dorothy M Atlantic City, N. J. 

Doerr, Virginia Rose Oreland 

Flamand, Pedro Santiago de Cuba 

Garcia, Ricardo Havana, Cuba 

Gray, Vivian Jane Williamsport 

Hawkins, Dolores M Chambersburg 

Huntington, George Alfred Muncy 

Ritter, Harry Elwood Liverpool 

Schmerler, Mildred Ruth Lock Arbour, N. J. 

Spotts, Mary Elizabeth Montoursville 

Swartz, L. Kenneth Ickesburg 

Toledo, Victor M Fuezoltenango, Guatemala 

Wagner, Ella Elizabeth Williamsport 



GENERAL ACADEMIC 

Jimiors 

Benton, Thomas Robert, Jr Franklin 

Boyer, Rolland Edward Catawissa 

Cochran, Geraldine F Salina 

Downs, William Robert Jersey Shore 

Earl, Frank Dean Columbus, Ohio 

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Fiester, Mark L So. Williamsport 

Holdren, Donald Daniel Millville 

Jerles, Leroy Williamsport 

Johnson, Wilfred Lawrence North Bend 

Jones, Carlton N McElhattan 

Martin, Ellis Randall Lock Haven 

Moyer, Ivan W Montoursville 

Muse, Robert Vane Franklin 

Stanley, Ethel Elizabeth Williamsport 

Tredway, William Henry Baltimore, Md. 

Weaver, Byron Hauser Montoursville 

Wise, Shirley M Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Sophomores 

Beeman, Vanderbilt H Frostburg, Md. 

Benkovic, Thomas Steelton 

Cassell, Stafford Hendricks Shamokin 

Frangiamore, Vincent P Springfield, Mass. 

Mapes, Louise Bridgeport, Conn. 

McClintock, Miller V Franklin 

Sheffer, Carl Askey Williamsport 

Stokes, Edward C Girardville 

Strayer, Martel Elizabeth Mechanicsburg 

Freshmen 

Conover, Paul H Wenonah, N. J. 

DeLong, Donna Persis Warren 

Hall, Thomas Joseph Carnegie 

Kent, Greta W Ocean City, N. J. 

Stokes, Jack J Girardville 



HISTORY AND LITERATURE 

Sophomore 

Cole, Marguerite J Williamsport 

COMMERCIAL 

Junior 

Schwarte, Carmen Katherine Copper Cliff, Ontario 

Special or Unclassed 

Avery, Elizabeth Mae Philipsburg 

Bloom, Myron Wallace Northumberlana 

Bowen, Gerald C Sunbury 

Brock, Dorothy M Atlantic City, N. J. 

Cochran, Geraldine F Salina 

Covert, Ethylene Watkin So. Williamsport 

Doerr, Virginia Rose Oreland 

Dougherty, Mabel Elizabeth Jersey Shore 

Flamand, Pedro Santiago de Cuba 

Forrest, Annie Lydia Bellwood 

Gerofsky, Harry Trenton, N. J. 

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Saussaman, Nancy Louise EHzabethville 

Shempp, LaRue C Williamsport 

Stocker, Paul Homer Crafton 

Stokes, Edward J Girardville 

Toledo, Victor M Fuezoltenango, Guatemala 

HOME ECONOMICS 

Bell, Sara Jeanne Huntingdon 

Blake, Gladys Adelia Philadelphia 

Cochran, Geraldine F Salina 

DeLong, Donna Persis Warren 

Hawkins, Dolores M Chambersburg 

Mapes, Louise Bridgeport, Conn. 

Musso, Rita Evangeline Elmira, N. Y. 

Wood, Kathryn LaMonte Williamsport 



ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT 

Eighth Grade 

Fischer, John Williamsport 

Rhian, Foster B So. Williamsport 

Blake, Gladys Adelia Philadelphia 

Stokes, Jack J Girardville 

Fernandez, Eduardo Havana, Cuba 

Flamand, Pedro Havana, Cuba 

Garcia, Ricardo Havana, Cuba 

Toledo, Victor M Fuezoltenango, Guatemala 

Seventh Grade 

Percy, Alfred So. Williamsport 

Stenberg, Carl W., Jr Pittsburgh 

Sixth Grade 

Fischer, Joan Williamsport 

Grein, Mary Odell Williamsport 

Kelso, Margaret Jane Williamsport 

Randolph, Marguerite Kingston, Canada 

Stenberg, Herbert A Pittsburgh 



JUNIOR DEPARTMENT 

Fourth Grade 

Bidelspacher, Mary Catherine Williamsport 

Kaley, June Gray Williamsport 

Third Grade 

Bishop, Jane Carolyn Williamsport 

Flock, Jeanne Claire Williamsport 

Flock, Roselyn Jane Williamsport 

Long, George R Williamsport 

Mann, Jean Carol So. Williamsport 

Schenck, Edwin Williamsport 

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Second Grade 

Swartz, June Idelle Williamsport 

First Grade 

Harbold, John Harold Williamsport 

Lowry, Robert Scott Williamsport 

Welch, Henry W Williamsport 

Yoder, Bettie Jane Williamsport 

ART 

Beard, Janet Newberry 

Cole, Marguerite J Williamsport 

Cummings, Mary Rebecca Williamsport 

Earl, Frank Dean Columbus, Ohio 

Hawkins, Dolores M Chambersburg 

Hopler, Jeanne Williamsport 

Kent, Bertha M Ocean City, N. J. 

Kent, Greta W Ocean City, N. J. 

Long, Dorothy Frances Williamsport 

Lowther, Mary Eleanor Bellwood 

Lupf er, S. Harry Williamsport 

Mclntyre, Genevieve Six Mile Run 

Mussina, Harry B Williamsport 

Mussina, Martha Levan Williamsport 

Ritter, Helena So. Williamsport 

Rothermel, Harry P Ashland 

Schmerler, Mildred Ruth Lock Arbour, N. J. 

Skeath, J. Milton Williamsport 

Slaughter, Mary Frances Smyrna, Del. 

Smead, Marion P Williamsport 

Spotts, Mary Elizabeth Montoursville 

Thomas, Elizabeth Mae Williamsport 

Vance, Elizabeth Montoursville 

Weidler, Lois Williamsport 

Welsh, Lovdie Augusta Montoursville 

Wheeland, Alverna F Williamsport 

Wise, Shirley M Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Young, Paul Mount Vernon, N. Y. 

EXPRESSION 

Bolen, Cora Elizabeth Williamsport 

Courson, Margery Janice Long Beach, Cal. 

Edwards, Myrtle M Sea Girt, N. J. 

Hays, Edward S Montoursville 

Jones, Carlton N McElhattan 

Knights, Martha Williamsport 

Strayer, Martel Elizabeth Mechanicsburg 



PIANO 
Third Year 

Hoagland, Miriam Williamsport 

Kunkle, Luella Williamsport 

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Second Year 

Dougherty, Mabel Elizabeth Jersey Shore 

Green, Harry Roy, Jr St. Marys 

Keys, Margaret W Williamsport 

Preston, James W Canton 

Ramsey, Helen Jersey Shore 

Sykes, Rose Williamsport 

Wagner, Ella Elizabeth Williamsport 

Williams, Eunice Leora Williamsport 

Young, Barbara K. T New York, N. Y. 



First Year 

Bickel, Ellen Jane Williamsport 

Gray, Vivian Jane Williamsport 

Hayes, Margaret Jersey Shore 

Mack, Jane Louise Williamsport 



Special Students 

Allgaier, Margaret Williamsport 

Beall, Ruth Williamsport 

Best, Ruth M Williamsport 

Beyer, Margaret Ramey 

Bishop, Jane Carolyn Williamsport 

Brock, Dorothy M Atlantic City, N. J. 

Brown, Margaret Williamsport 

Covert, Ethylene Watkin So. Williamsport 

Cramer, Freda Williamsport 

Cupp, Walter Williamsport 

Decker, John So. Williamsport 

DeLong, Donna Persis Warren 

Edwards, Myrtle M Sea Girt, N. J. 

Ertel, Sonny Williamsport 

Flock, Andrea Williamsport 

Flock, Jack Williamsport 

Frey, Emily Katherine Williamsport 

Gilliland, Mary Elizabeth Williamsport 

Hannen, Dorothy Williamsport 

Hills, Charlotte Josephine Mill Hall 

I&enberg, Mildred Wagner State College 

Kelso, Margaret Jane Williamsport 

Kelso, Rosemary Williamsport 

Kent, Greta W Ocean City, N. J. 

Lavender, Margaret Williamsport 

Lehman, Florence Newberry 

Losch, Wilma Newberry 

Lyman, Jean Williamsport 

Mott, Evelyn Winifred Williamsport 

Moyer, Clara Linden 

MacLachlan, Jane F Williamsport 

MacLachlan, Marion R Williamsport 

MacLachlan, Mrs. M. K Williamsport 

MacLear, Charlotte Williamsport 

McGarvey, Alice Marie Sinnemahoning 

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Park, Margaret Cogan Station 

Plankenhorn, Mrs. F. E Williamsport 

Randolph, Marguerite Kingston, Ontario 

Rubendall, Dorothy Williamsport 

Salmon, Ruth Williamsport 

Shaw, Betty Williamsport 

Shelley, Miriam So. Williamsport 

Siegel, Sara Ann Williamsport 

Smithgall, Helen V Williamsport 

Strub, Eloise Williamsport 

Strub, Thelma Williamsport 

Wise, Shirley M Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Witt, Margaret Louise Williamsport 



VOICE 

Second Year 

Alexander, Ora Williamsport 

Bastian, Frances Williamsport 

Lambert, Mrs. Anna Williamsport 

Shaffer, Mrs. Annie Williamsport 

First Year 
Jones, Doris Newberry 

Special Students 

Boice, Charles Fulmer Philadelphia 

Brock, Dorothy M Atlantic City, N. J. 

Gehron, Dorothy Williamsport 

Hawkins, Blanche A Lock Haven 

Hoagland, Archibald, Jr Williamsport 

Kaufman, Mrs. John So. Williamsport 

Kavanaugh, Martha Williamsport 

Reed, Allen L So. Williamsport 

Rouse, Dorland Williamsport 

Saxer, Martha Williamsport 

Stout, Isabel Muncy 

Swope, Blanche G Lock Haven 

Taylor, E. Bruce Canandaigua, N. Y. 



VIOLIN 

Third Year 

Aschinger, Jack Newberry 

Special Students 

Hartman, Marguerite Williamsport 

Mapes, Louise Bridgeport, Conn. 

Miller, Russell Williamsport 

Randolph, Marguerite Kingston, Ontario 

Schmucker, Henry A Washington, D. C. 

Stuart, Nathan Williamsport 

Turner, June Vivian Williamsport 

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THEORY 
Harmony II 

Bryan, Carol Virginia Ramey 

Kemp, Jean Williamsport 

Niple, Lorma Adaline Turbotville 

Reese, Jeanne McLaughlin Everett 

Harmony I 

Dougherty, Mabel Elizabeth Jersey Shore 

Hoagland, Miriam Williamsport 

Wagner, Ella Elizabeth Williamsport 

History 

Bryan, Carol Virginia Ramey 

Kemp, Jean Williamsport 

Niple, Lorma Adaline Turbotville 

Reese, Jeanne McLaughlin Everett 

Appreciation 

Dougherty, Mabel Elizabeth Jersey Shore 

Gray, Vivian Jane Williamsport 

Jones, Doris .Newberry 

Mack, Jane Louise Williamsport 

Shaffer, Mrs. Annie Williamsport 

Ear Training 

Bickel, Ellen Jane Williamsport 

Dougherty, Mabel Elizabeth Jersey Shore 

Gray, Vivian Jane Williamsport 

Hayes, Margaret Jersey Shore 

Jones, Doris Nevi^berry 

Keys, Margaret W Williamsport 

Mack, Jane Louise Williamsport 

Ramsey, Helen Jersey Shore 

Shaffer, Mrs. Annie Williamsport 

Sykes, Rose Williamsport 

Wagner, Ella Elizabeth Williamsport 

Note: All students not taking the regular music course, but mere- 
ly taking practical music, are classified as special students, irrespective 
of grade. 

Students Who Entered the Second Semester, 1930 

Bell, AndreviT William Buffalo, N. Y. 

Brooks, Mrs. Eudora Williamsport 

Corson, M. Lucile Hughesville 

Curtis, Olive Williamsport 

Doerr, Leslie Oreland 

Fought, Ruth Hughesville 

Garber, Glenn Orrill Frederick, Md. 

Harvey, Marguerite Lock Haven 

Herman, Kenneth W Montgomery 

Leibensberger, Helen R Williamsport 

Lyon, Lucille M Williamsport 

McCoy, William J Williamsport 

O'Bryon, T. Burt Coraopolis 

Perez, Frank Camaguey, Cuba 

Pooler, J. Wilson Williamsport 

Purviance, Montgomery So. Williamsport 

Searles, Jane Salamanca, N. Y. 

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SUMMARY OF STUDENTS FOR 
1929-1930 

Students in Junior College Course 56 

Students in College Preparatory Course Ti 

Students in General Academic Course 47 

Students in History and Literature Course 2 

Students in Commercial Course 28 

Students in Music: 

Piano 75 

Voice 22 

Violin 8 

Theory 27 

Total 132 132 

Students in Art '. 30 

Students in Expression 7 

Students in Home Economics 8 

Students in Academic Department 12 

Students in Junior Department 19 

Students in All Departments 414 

Students in All Departments excluding Duplications 306 



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Gymnasium Lobby 
Nearing the Goal — Commencement Day Procession 



BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

Hon. M. B. Rich President 

Mr. Charles E. Bennett Vice President 

Mr. J. Henry Smith Secretary 

Mr. J. Henry Smith Treasurer 

Term Expires 1930 

Hon. Herbert T. Ames Williamsport, Pa. 

Hon. H. M. Showalter Lewisburg, Pa. 

Hon. Max L. Mitchell Williamsport, Pa. 

Rev. Oliver S. Metzler, Ph.D Danville, Pa. 

Hon. M. B. Rich Woolrich, Pa. 

Rev. J. E. Skillington, D.D Altoona, Pa. 

Mr. J. Henry Smith Williamsport, Pa. 

Mr. H. B. Powell Clearfield, Pa. 

Mr. James B. Graham Williamsport, Pa. 

Mr. B. a. Harris Lewisburg, Pa. 

Term Expires 1931 

Mr. Charles E. Bennett Montoursville, Pa. 

Mr. Walter C. Winter Lock Haven, Pa. 

Col. Henry W. Shoemaker McElhattan, Pa. 

Dr. Guy R. Anderson Barnesboro, Pa. 

Mr. John E. Person Williamsport, Pa. 

Rev. Edwin A. Pyles, D.D Harrisburg, Pa. 

Mrs. Clarence L. Peaslee Williamsport, Pa. 

Mr. Chables F. Sheffer Watsontown, Pa. 

Mr. F. W. Vandersloot Williamsport, Pa. 

Rev. W. Edward Watkins, D.D Williamsport, Pa. 

Term Expires 1932 

Bishop William F. McDowell Washington, D. C. 

Mr. W. W. E. Shannon Saxton, Pa. 

Mr. George W. Sykes '..... Conifer, N. Y. 

Rev. Simpson B. Evans, D.D Philipsburg, Pa. 

Mr. J. Walton Bowman Williamsport,' Pa. 

Rev. J. E. A. Bucke, D.D Harrisburg, Pa. 

Du. Charles A. Lehman Williamsport, Pa. 

Mr. Henry D. Brown Williamsport, Pa. 

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COMMITTEES 

Executive 
Dr. Charles A. Lehman Mr. Charles E. Bennett 

Mr. J. Henry Smith Rev. W. Edward Watkins 

Mr. F. W. Vandersloot 

Finance 

Hon. Herbert T. Ames Mr. James B. Graham 

Mr. Charles E. Bennett Hon. Max L. Mitchell 

Mr. John E. Person 

Athletic 

Hon. Harry M. Showalter Mr. Walter C. Winter 

Mr. George W. Sykes Mr. J. Walton Bowman 

Mr. B. a. Harris 

Auditing 
Rev. J. E. Skillington, D.D. Rev. Simpson B. Evans, D.D. 

Rev. J. E. A. Bucke, D.D. 
J. Henry Smith, Treasurer 
Sarah Edith Adams, Accountant 
Bessie L. White, Secretary to the President 
Sarah Elizabeth Dyer, Matron 

William H. Cross, Custodian of Buildings and Grounds 
Grace Crane, Dietitian 
Mrs. J. G. Womeldorf, School Nurse 

CONFERENCE VISITORS, 1929 
Baltimore Conference 
Rev. R. H. Bartlett Rev. E. P. Fellenbaum 

Philadelphia Conference 
Rev. W. J. Downing Rev. C. E. Boraston 

Rev. E. B. Harshburger Rev. C. F. Salkeld 

Rev. J. L. Gensemer 

Central Pennsylvania Conference 
Rev. L. B. Barton Rev. J. E. A. Bucke, D.D. 

Rev. Dorsey N. Miller, D.D. 

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SERMONS, LECTURES AND 
RECITALS 

1928-1929 

The Rev. W. Edward Watkins, D.D Matriculation Sermon 

The Rev. Edmund D. Soper, LL.D Baccalaureate Sermon 

The Rev. John W. Long, D.D Commencement Address 

Faculty Musical Recitals 

Faculty Expression Recital 
Senior Recitals 
Senior Musicale 

-Theta Pi Pi Play 
Minstrel Show 

Recital 
Helen Miller, Soprano Virginia Arnold, Accompanist 

The Choral Club 
"Tulip Time" 

Children's Play 
"The Fairy Woods" 

Chapel Talks 

Mr. T. Dinsmore Upton Dr. Fred Pike 

The Rev. Merton Rice, D.D. Rabbi Mantinband 

Miss Edith Stouffer Dr. Ella Lonn 

Miss Margaret Palmer Col. T. W. Lloyd 
The Rev. C. E. Granger, D.D. 
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