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APRIL, 1938 . 
VOL 22 NO. 1 



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The Oglethorpe University Press 

Oglethorpe University, Georgia 

Entered at Post Office at Oglethorpe University, Georgis 
Under Act of Congress, June 13, 1898 

Digitized by the Internet Archive 

in 2011 with funding from 

Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation 

The Prayer 
Of Oglethorpe University 


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May 29 — Sunday Commencement 

May 30 — Monday Spring Term Final Examinations 

June 6 — Monday Summer Term Opens 

August 27 — Saturday Summer Term Closes 

Setpember 20 — Tuesday Registration of New Students 

September 21 — Wednesday Registration of Old Students* 

November 7 — Monday Middle of Fall Term 

November 24 — Thursday Thanksgiving Day 

December 16 — Friday Fall Term Final Examinations 

December 22— Thursday (1696) Birthday of Gen. Oglethorpe 
December 23 — Friday Fall Term Closes 


January 3 — Tuesday Registrations* 

January 21 — Saturday Founders' Day 

February 4 — Wednesday Middle of Winter Term 

March 6 — Monday Winter Term Final Examinations 

March 11 — Saturday Winter Term Closes 

March 13 — Monday Registration for Spring Term* 

April 22 — Saturday Middle of Spring Term 

May 12 — Friday Senior Examinations 

May 28 — Sunday Commencement 

May 29 — Monday Spring Term Final Examinatiions 

June 3 — Saturday Spring Term Closes 

June 5 — Monday Summer Term Opens 

August 26 — Saturday Summer Term Closes 

September 19 — Tuesday Fall Term Opens 

November 4 — Saturday Middle of Fall Term 

November 30 — Thursday Thanksgiving Day 

December 22— Friday _ (1696) Birthday of Gen. Oglethorpe 

December 15 — Friday Fall Term Final Examinations 

December 23 — Thursday Fall Term Closes 

*A charge of $1.00 per day is made for old students who 
register after this date. 

The Government of the University 
Board of Founders* 

The details of the management of Oglethorpe Uni- 
versity are handled by an Executive Committee of 
the Board of Directors. The property is legally held 
in trust by a Board of Trustees of seven men. The 
General Board of Directors meets at least once each 
year, at commencement time, on the university campus 
near Atlanta, to inspect the institution, to review all 
matters of large importance to the University, and to 
give directions to the Executive Committee which is 
elected by them and from their number, and which at- 
tends to the details of management of the institution 
between the meetings of the Board of Directors. Each 
member of the Board represents a gift of two thousand 
dollars or more to the University, or an annual gift of 
not less than $100.00. 

Thus there is no one associated with the ownership 
or control of the institution in an important capacity 
who is not making a personal sacrifice in its behalf. 

In many cases they represent groups, societies, 
churches or families who combined their gifts in the 
founding of the University. 

Prospective students will not fail to note the quality 
of these men, representing the thousands of men and 
women whose sacrifices and prayers have consum- 
mated this fine purpose. As representatives and gov- 
ernors of the institution they will take pleasure in 
giving any inquirers information as to the aims and 
progress of the University. 

'The list on the following pages is corrected to March 1, 1937. 

Board of Directors 


Edgar Watkins, President 
Hollins N. Randolph, First Vice President 
Wm. Randolph Hearst, Second Vice-President 
Archibald Smith, Secretary- 

John P. Kennedy 
L. R. Simpson 
W. C. Underwood 


'T. M. McMillan W. B. Tanner 
*D. A. Planck A. C. Howze 

Thos. E. Gray 

M. F. Allen 

F. M. Smith 

G. E. Mattison 


S E. Orr 
C. H. Chenoweth 
David A Gates 
H. E. McRae 

*H. H. Foster 
John Van Lear 
T. A. Brown 


Henry K. McHarg 

L. W. Anderson 
R. M. Alexander 

E. D. Brownlee 

F. D. Bryan 

D. J. Blackwell 
*Jacob E. Brecht 
R. R. Baker 
C. H. Curry 


B. M. Comfort 
H. C. DuBose 
R. D. Dodge 
H. C. Giddens 
J. E. Henderson 
S. E. Ives 
M. D. Johnson 

C. L. Nance 
W. R. O'Neal 
Richard P. Reese 
J. W. Purcell 
Ernes't Quarterman 

D. A. Shaw 

W. B. Y. Wilkie 
W. W. Williams 



Oglethorpe University 


Irvin Alexander 
R. L. Alexander 
R. L. Anderson 
Jas. T. Anderson 
Barnwell Anderson 
A. H. Atkins 
W. P. Bern an 
N. K. Bitting 
J. M. Brawner 
R. A. Brown 
R. L. Caldwell 
*Chas. A. Campbell 
T. Stacy Capers 
W. A. Carter 
W. L. Cook 
*J. W. Corley 
Claud C. Craig 
Julian Cumming 
J. C. Daniel 
*A. W. Farlinger 
Hamlin Ford 
Wm. H. Fleming 
H. J. Gaertner 
Guy Gerrard 
L. P. Gartner 

C. M. Gibbs 
J. T. Gibson 
Joseph D. Green 
A. J. Griffith 
J. W. Hammond 
J. Herndon 
E. L. Hill 
S. Holderness 
S. Holderness, Jr. 
G. M. Howerton 
Frank L. Hudson 
*B. I. Hughes 
C. R. Johnson 
M. F. Leary 
Claud Little 
L. S. Lowry 
J. H. Malloy 
*L. C. Mandeville 
L. C. Mandeville, Jr. 
E. S. McDowell 
H. T. Mcintosh 
*I. S. McElroy 
J. H. Merrill 
W. S. Myrick 

J. E. Patton 
A. L. Patterson 
R. A Rodgers, Jr. 
W. M. Scott 
J. R. Sevier 
R. A. Simpson 
E. P. Simpson 
Geo. J. Schultz 
H. L. Smith 
T. M. Stribling 
T. I. Stacy 
G. G. Sydnor 
W. T. Summers 
D. A. Thompson 
T. W. Tinsley 
J. C. Turner 
J. 0. Varnedoe 
J. B. Way 
Fielding Wallace 
Thos. L. Wallace 
W. W. Ward 
James Watt 
Wm. A. Watt 
Leigh M. White 
Jas E. Woods 

Geo. R. Bell 


*B. M. Shive 
A. S. Venable* 

E. M. Green 


B. L. Price 

C. A. Weis 

A. Wettermark 

A. B. Israel 
E. H. Gregory 
C. O. Martindale 

R. P. Hyams 
H. M. McLain 
F. M. Milliken 

: Deceased 

Oglethorpe University 


LOUISIANA— (Continued) 

*W. S. Payne W. A. Zeigler J. A. Salmen 

*T. M. Hunter A. B. Smith *J. C. Barr 

J. L. Street W. B. Gobbert F. Salmen 

Sargent Pitcher 

*W. S. Lindamood 


A. J. Evans R. W. Deason 

R. F. Simmons W. W. Ra worth 
J. W. Young 


H. C. Francisco 

Wm. R. Hearst 

*J. R. Bridges 
*Geo. W. Watts 
Geo. W. Ragan 
Thos. W. Watson 


J. W. McLaughlin A. M. Scales 
W. C. Brown A. L. Brooks 

D. C. McNeill L. Richardson 

J. N. M. Summerel Melton Clark 
J. M. Bell 


John E. McKelvey 


A. A. McLean T. W. Sloan *E. P. Davis 

A. McL. Martin Henry M. Massey Jos. T. Dendy 

B. A Henry P. S. McChesney J. B. Green 
*W. P. Jacobs *John W. Ferguson W. P. Anderson 
W. D. Ratchford L. B. McCord F. D. Vaughn 
F. Murray Mack L. C. Dove E. E. Gillespie 

C. C. Good 



Oglethorpe University 

S. C. Appleby 
L. W. Buford 
*J. W. Bachman 
*J. D. Blanton 
T. C Black 
J. L. Curtiss 
W. A. Cleveland 
*N. B. Dozier 

H. W. Dick 
W. G. Erskine 
*M. S. Kennedy 
* J. T. Lupton 
T. E. McCallie 
L. R. Walker 
C. L. Lewis 

C. C. Hounston 
P. A. Lyon 
O. S. Smith 
J. I. Vance 
J. B. Milligan 
G. W. Killibrew 
J. E. Napier 
C. W. Heiskell 

Wm. H. Leavell 
R. D. Cage 
A. F. Carr 
D. C. Campbell 


W. L. Estes 
F. E. Fincher 
R. M. Hall 
David Hannah 

Wm. A. Vinson 
S. P. Hulbert 
W. S. Jacobs 
A. 0. Price 

W. S. Campbell 
S. T. Hutchison 


*Geo. L. Petrie 

F. S. Royster 
A. D. Witten 


Ayer, C. K. Draper, Jesse *Hinman, Dr. T. P 

Ayer, Dr. G. D. Dunlop, William Hood, B. Miffin 

Barnett, Dr. S. T. Edwards, J. Lee Hoyt, J. Wallace 

Bell, Milton W. Grant, B. M. * Hunter, Joel 

Brandon, G. H. Gray, James R., Jr.Hutchison, T. N. 

Brooke, A. L. Fisch, William Inman, F. M. 

Bryan, Shepard *Hamby, W. B. Inman, Henry A. 

Brice, John A. Heinz, Henry C. Jacobs, J. Dillard 

Byrd, C. P. Dillon, John RobertJacobs, Thornwell 
Calhoun, Dr. F. P.*H. P. Hermance Jacobs, John Lesh 

Carson, J. Turner Davis, A. O. Jones. Rob't. H., Jr. 

Carson, S. W. Daniel, Thomas H. Jones. Harrison 

Coleman, W. D. Cooney, R. L. Kay, C. E. 


Oglethorpe University 


Keough, J. B. 

♦King, George E 
LeCraw, C. 0. 
♦Knight, Dr. L. L. 
Manget, John A. 
McBurney, E. P. 
McFadden, Haynes 
McKinney, C. D. 
Minor, H. W. 
Montgomery, C. D. 
Morrison, J. L. 
Moore, Wilmer L. 
Murphy, J. R. 
♦Noble, Dr. G. H. 
♦Orr, W W. 

Ottley, J. K. 
Paxon, P. J. 
Perkins, T. C. 
Pirkle, C. I. 
Popham, J. W. 
Porter, J. Russell 
Porter, J. Henry 
Powell, Dr. J. H. 
Richardson, Hugh 
♦Rivers, E. 
Sibley, John A. 
Smith, Dr. Archi- 
♦Smith, Hoke 
Steele, W. 0. 
Strickler, Dr. C. W. 

Sutton, Dr. W. A. 
Speer, W. A. 
Thompson, M. W. 
Tull, J. M. 
Thornwell, E. A. 
♦Wachendorff, C. J. 
Watkins, Edgar, Sr. 
Watkins, Edgar, Jr. 
Wellhouse, Sidney 
♦Weyman, S. M. 
♦White, W. Woods 
Willett, H. M. 
♦Willis, G. F. 
Williams, James T. 
Williamson, J. J. 


President, Edgar Watkins, Ex-officio 
Vice-President, Robert H. Jones, Jr. 

For Six Years 
Thornwell Jacobs 
E. P. McBurney 

For Five Years 
J. R. Porter 
J. H. Porter 

For Four Years 
Joseph R. Murphy 

For Three Years 
Ormond Gould 

For Two Years 
G. H. Brandon 

For one Year 
Rob't H. Jones, Jr. 
Jas. T. Anderson 

Board of Trustees 

Edgar Watkins 
Thornwell Jacobs 

E. P. McBurney 
Steele, W. O. 
Smith, Archibald 

Carter Lupton 
Ormond Gould 


14 Oglethorpe University 


Thornwell Jacobs, LL.D., Litt.D. 

President of the University- 
John Patrick, M.A. 
Acting Dean of the University 

Mary Feebeck, R. N. 
Dean of Women and Resident Nurse 

Frank B. Anderson, A.B. 
Dean of Men and Director of Athletics 

Ernestine Boineau, A.B. 

A. G. Marshall 

Russell Stovall 
Student Secretary and Cashier 

Oglethorpe University 15 

The Faculty of the University 

The Board of Directors of Oglethorpe University, 
realizing the responsibility upon them of selecting a 
faculty whose spiritual and intellectual equipment 
should be capable of satisfying the tremendous de- 
mands of a really great institution of learning, has 
spared no effort or pains in securing a body of men 
who would not only possess that first requisite of a 
teacher, a great soul, but should also have those two 
other requisites of almost equal importance: power of 
imparting their ideals and knowledge, and intellec- 
tual acquirements adequate for their department. 
The most important element in education is the creat- 
ing in the student of an intense yearning for and de- 
light in the Good, the True, and the Beautiful, and 
the first essential for the creation of such a spirit is 
the example set before him by the Faculty. The ob- 
ject of an Oglethorpe education is to furnish the stu- 
dent with deeper thoughts, finer emotions and nobler 
purposes to the end that he may more clearly under- 
stand, more fully enjoy and more excellently behave 
in the world. It has been the purpose of the Board 
of Directors in making their selection of members of 
the faculty to choose them from as many different 
sections of America as possible, thus providing a rep- 
resentative and cosmopolitan American corps of 


A.B., Presbyterian College of South Carolina, Vale- 
dictorian and Medalist; A.M., P. C. of S. C; Graduate 
of Princeton Theological Seminary; A.M., Princeton 
University; LL.D., Ohio Northern University; Litt.D., 

16 Oglethorpe University 

Presbyterian College of South Carolina ; Pastor of Mor- 
ganton (N. C.) Presbyterian Church; Vice-President 
of Thornwell College for Orphans; Author and Ed- 
itor; Founder and Editor of Westminster Magazine; 
engaged in the founding of Oglethorpe University; 
Author of The Law of the White Circle (novel) ; The 
Midnight Mummer (poems) ; Sinful Sadday (story 
for children) ; Life of Wm. Plumer Jacobs; The New 
Science and the Old Religion; Not Knowing Whither 
He Went; Islands of the Blest; Editor of The Ogle- 
thorpe Book of Georgia Verse; Member Graduate 
Council of the National Alumni Association of Prince- 
ton University; President of the University. 


A.B., University of Virginia; A.M., University of 
Virginia; Fellow in Greek, Johns Hopkins University, 
two years ; Assistant Instructor in Latin and Greek in 
Johns Hopkins University, one year; Ph.D., Johns 
Hopkins University; Professor of Ancient Languages 
in Southwestern Presbyterian University, Clarksville, 
Tenn., now Southwestern at Memphis; Vice-Chancel- 
lor of the Southwestern Presbyterian University; 
Member Classical Association of the Middle West and 
South; Author of Notes on Latin and Greek, Greek 
Notes Revised, The Book of Revelation; Dean of the 
School of Liberal Arts, Oglethorpe University. 


A.B., Indiana University ; A.M., Ohio Wesleyan Uni- 
versity; Ped.D., Ohio Northern University; Teacher 
and Superintendent in the common schools and high 
schools of Ohio and Georgia; Professor of Mathemat- 
ics and Astronomy, Wilmington College, Ohio; Profes- 

Oglethorpe University 17 

sor of History, Georgia Normal and Industrial College, 
Milledgeville, Ga.; Member of the University Summer 
School Faculty, University of Georgia, six summers; 
Pi Gamma Mu ; Assistant in the organization of Ogle- 
thorpe University; Dean of the School of Education 
and Director Graduate School and Extension Depart- 
ment, Oglethorpe University. 


B.S., Stanberry Normal School; A.B., State Teach- 
ers' College, Kirksville, Missouri; A.M., Oglethorpe 
University; Ped.D., Oglethorpe University; Teacher 
and Superintendent in the Public High Schools of 
Missouri; Director Department of Commerce, State 
Teachers' College, Kirksville, Mo. ; Professor of RuraJ 
Education in University of Wyoming and in State 
Teachers' College at Kirksville and Greely, Colorado; 
Editor, Rural School Messenger and The School and 
The Community, and author of tractates on Educa- 
tion; Member of National Education Association and 
of National Geographic Society and National Acad- 
emy of Visual Education; Dean of the School of Com- 
merce, and of Secretarial Preparation, Oglethorpe 


A.B., Albion College ; M.S., University of Michigan ; 
Ph.D., University of Michigan; Member of Society of 
Sigma Xi, of American Astronomical Society, of Am- 
erican Association of University Professors; Fellow 
of American Association for the Advancement of 
Science; Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Olivet 
College; Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Wash- 

18 Oglethorpe University 

burn College; Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 
Oglethorpe University; Acting Dean of the School of 
Science, Oglethorpe University. 


A.B., University of Toronto; University of Toronto 
Exchange Fellow to Germany; graduate student at 
Universities of Munich and Freiburg for one year; 
Sage Fellowship from Cornell University for three 
consecutive years; Ph.D., Cornell University; teacher 
of English for Auslandstelle at University of Munich ; 
Fellow and part-time assistant in philosophy at Cor- 
nell; Professor of English, and Acting Dean of the 
School of Literature and Journalism, Oglethorpe Uni- 


A.B., Havana University; A.M., Havana University; 
attended Medical School, Havana University; Diploma 
in Bookkeeping, Petman Metropolitan School, London, 
England; Professor of Romance Languages, Ogle- 
thorpe University. 


Former Procureur Imperial in Orel and Karkow 
and Judge at the High Court of Justice in St. Peters- 
burg, Russia; A.B. and Golden Medal at the Classic 
College of Alexander I in St. Petersburg, First Rank 
Utriusque Juris of the Imperial University of Mos- 
cow, Russia; Author of "Eloquence at Law," "Advo- 
cacy in Criminal Law," etc. ; Assistant Professor of Ro- 
mance Languages, University of Georgia; Professor 
of History and of Modern Languages, Oglethorpe 

Oglethorpe University 19 


A.B., Cumberland University; A.M., Oglethorpe 
University; graduate Indiana Central Business Col- 
lege, Indianapolis; student for Doctor's degree, Pea- 
body College, University of Washington, University 
of Ohio; Head of Commerce Department and Princi- 
pal of Mountain Home High School 1913-18; Head of 
Commerce Department Rigby High School; Head of 
Commerce Department Montesano High School; Pro- 
fessor of Accounting, Banking, Labor Problems, Cum- 
berland University; Assistant Professor Lowry School 
of Banking and Commerce, Oglethorpe University. 


A.B., Columbia University; M.S., and Ph.D., Cornell 
University; Fellow American Association for the Ad- 
vancement of Science; Professor of Biology, Ogle- 
thorpe University. 


B.A., State Teachers College, Nebraska; M.A., Cen- 
tral University; Supervisor in the Philippine Islands, 
and in Porto Rico; Superintendent of Schools for 
Whites in Alaska, and of High Schools in the States; 
Assistant Professor of Biology, Oglethorpe Univer- 


B.S., Mercer University; A.M., University of Geor- 
gia; Dean Georgia Southwestern College, Americus, 
Ga. ; Instructor in the Division of General Extension, 
University of Georgia; President of the Deans of the 
Junior College Association; Assistant Professor in 
the School of Education, Oglethorpe University. 

20 Oglethorpe University 


University of Tennessee ; Art Institute of Pittsburgh ; 
President of Artist Guild of Atlanta; Professor of 
Fine and Applied Arts, Oglethorpe University; Act- 
ing Dean of the School of Fine Arts, Oglethorpe Uni- 


LL.B., St. Lawrence University; Professor in Law 
School, Atlanta; Instructor in Business Law, Ogle- 
thorpe University. 


Assistant Instructor in Accounting at Oglethorpe 


A.B., Western Kentucky State Teachers' College; 
A.M., George Peabody College for Teachers; Teacher 
in Bowling Green Business University, Western 
Teachers' College, Bryson College, Tenn. ; Mixon Com- 
mercial College, Ga. ; Superintendent of Schools, 
Butts Co., Ga. ; Professor of Economics, Oglethorpe 


Cinematography Pathe Freres, Paris; Studio Mana- 
ger, Federal Film Co.; Inaugurated correlated text 
film courses, New York City Schools ; Director Visual 
Films, F.B.O. Studio, Hollywood; Director of Ar- 
chives and Visual Education, Oglethorpe University. 

Oglethorpe University 21 


A.B. and M.A., Oglethorpe University; Football 
Coach, Oglethorpe University; Acting Dean of the 


A. B., University of Georgia; Assistant Professor of 
Mathematics and Athletic Director, University School 
for Boys; Assistant Professor of Mathematics and 
Athletic Director, R. E. Lee Institute; Assistant Pro- 
fessor of Mathematics and Athletic Director Gordon 
Institute; Coach, University of Georgia; Assistant 
Professor of Mathematics and Athletic Director, Riv- 
erside Military Academy; Dean of Men and Athletic 
Director, Oglethorpe University. 


B.A. in Health and Physical Education, University 
of Florida; Master of Arts in Education (Major 
field: Health and Physical Education), Columbia Uni- 
versity, New York; Senior Manager, Department of 
Intramural Athletics, University of Florida; Director 
of Health and Physical Education and Intramural 
Athletics, Coach of Basketball and Track, Interna- 
tional College, Smyrna, Turkey; Director of Recrea- 
tion, Y. M. C. A. Summer Camp, Constantinople, Tur- 
Key; Coach of Smyrna, Turkey, City Track and 
Field Team to Turkish National Track and Field 
Championships, Ankara, Turkey; Director of Track 
Athletics and Instructor of Tennis, Georgia Military 
Academy Summer School, Camp Highland Lake, 
Hendersonville, North Carolina; Special Lecture and 

22 Oglethorpe University 

Expert Consultant in Reecreation, General Extension 
Division, University of Florida; Instructor in Physi- 
cal Education, Co-director of Intramural Athletics, 
Coach of Freshman Football, Varsity Basketball, and 
Varsity Track, Oglethorpe University. 


Graduate Emory University Library School; Cata- 
loger and Organizer Mitchell College Library, States- 
ville, N. C. ; A.B., Oglethorpe University; Instructor, 
Library Economics, Oglethorpe University; Librari- 
an, Oglethorpe University. 


A.B., George Washington University; A.M., Ogle- 
thorpe University; Graduate student, University of 
Florida; Student, Washington School for Secretaries; 
Secretary, Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Com- 
merce, in Washington, D. C, and in Charlotte, North 
Carolina; Teacher of Commercial Subjects, Jackson- 
ville, Florida; Teacher of Shorthand, Oglethorpe Uni- 


A.B. and A.M., Oglethorpe University; Graduate 
New York Palmer School of Penmanship ; Member of 
Faculty, Atleanta City Schools; Teacher of Penman- 
ship, Summer Session, Oglethorpe University. 

H. 0. SMITH 

A.M., Harvard University; Principal Boys' High 
School, Atlanta, Ga. ; visiting Professor of English, 
Summer Session, Oglethorpe University. 

Oglethorpe University 23 


A.B., Maryville College, Term. ; A.M., University of 
Alabama; Ph.D., Indiana University; Graduate As- 
sistant in Chemistry, Iowa State College; Head of 
Chemistry Department, Oakland City College, Indi- 
ana; two years Industrial Chemist, KanKaKee, Illi- 
nois and Cleveland, Ohio ; Member of American Chem- 
ical Society, American Association for the Advance- 
ment of Science, Georgia Education Association. 


A.B., New River State College, W. Va.; Graduate 
Study, Georgia Peabody College, and Purdue Univer- 
sity; Assistant Professor in School of Commerce, 
Oglethorpe University. 


Tufts College, B.S., Harvard University; Danbury 
Normal School; Master in Science, Freyburg Insti- 
tute; Principal Torrington High School; Superinten- 
dent of Schools, New Hartford; Private Tutor, New 
York City; Reynolds Professor of Biology, Davidson 
College; Professor of Biology, Southern College; Pro- 
fessor of Biology in Extension Department, Ogle- 
thorpe University. 


Assistant Instructor in the School of Education; 
A.B., Mercer University; two years graduate work 
in University of Chicago; Professor in University 
School for Boys, and in Mercer University. 

24 Oglethorpe University 


ABSENCES— Patrick, Boineau, Feebeck. 

ATHLETICS— Patrick, Anderson, Philpott. 

CATALOGUE — Nicolassen, Aldrich, Burrows, Boineau, Ander- 

CURRICULUM — Burrows, Nicolassen, Gaertner, Ormsby, Al- 
drich, Patrick. 

EXAMINATION— Burrows, Aldrich, Nicolassen, Davis, Hard- 

ner, Boineau. 

FACULTY SUPPLIES— Philpott, Springer, Davis, P. R. Al- 

HEALTH and HYGIENE— Miss Feebeck, Dr. Turk, B. E. Al- 
ward, Perez, Philpott. 

LIBRARY — Ormsby, Nicolassen, Pororovshikov, Carper. 

PUBLIC OCCASIONS — Aldrich, Nicolassen, Fenster. 

SOCIAL AFFAIRS— Springer, Patrick, Feebeck. 


THESES— Burrows, Gaertner, Ormsby. 

L. N. TURK, M.D., University Physician. 

P. R. ALWARD, Cashier in Cafeteria. 

CHARLES SMITH, Superintendent of Oglethorpe University 


FUESSEL CHISHOLM, A.B. Assistant in Chemistry. 
VHTATT BENTON, Assistant in Chemistry. 
GERALDINE WISENBAKER, Assistant in Biology Labora- 
ALAN PETERSON, Assistant in Biology Laboratory. 
JACK SMITH, Assistant in Physics. 
JOFFRE BROCK, Assistant in Fine Arts. 
MARY ELIZABETH JOSEY, Assistant in Library. 
FRANCIS TILLMAN, Assistant in Library. 
TOM FALLAW, Assistant in Library. 
MARGARET BAXTER, Assistant in President's office. 
WYNNELL SMITH, Assistant in President's office. 
CAROLYN MATTHEWS, Assistant in President's Office. 

Oglethorpe University 25 

ANNIE LAURIE SHERIDAN, Secretary to Director of 

MARY ZAKHEIM, Assistant in the Office of the Director of 

CLARA BELLE HUFFMAN, Secretary to the Committee on 

ALMA SHAW, Secretary in office of Registrar. 

MARGARET MILLER, Secretary in office of Registrar. 

MAURICE MARTIN, Secretary in Office of Registrar. 

BETTY BENEFIELD, Assistant in office of Registrar. 

MARION OLIVER, Stenographer in office of Student Secre- 

MARY LATTA, Stenographer in office of Student Secretary. 

WILHELMINA EPLER, Stenographer in office of Student 




STUDENT BODY OFFICERS— Glenn Owens, President; 
Hugh Clement, Vice-President. 

Thomas, Andrew Yokovich, Frank Zelencik, Steve Arthur. 

STORMY PETREL— Weekly publication of the student 
body — Chris Pigago, Editor-in-chief; Herman Campbell, Busi- 
ness Manager. 


CO-ED COUNCIL— Taine Saunders, Mary Latta. 

PANHELLENIC COUNCIL— Grace Rushin, Barbara Beam, 
Geraldine Wisenbaker, Amaryllis Pickett, Eleanor Ivey, Ma- 
rion Oliver. 

BLUE KEY — Wyatt Benton, President; Lonnie Bennett, 

LE CONTE CLUB— Wyatt Benton, President; Jack Smith, 
Secretary- Treasurer. 

"0"-CLUB — Composed of those men who have won their 
varsity letters in athletics. President, Loren Thomas, Secre- 
tary-Treasurer, Darden Archer. 

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Historical Sketch 

The historical genesis of Oglethorpe University 
takes us back to the middle of the eighteenth century 
when, under the leadership of Presbyterian men, 
Princeton College was founded in New Jersey and rap- 
idly became the institution largely patronized by the 
young men from Presbyterian families all over the 
world. After a while the long distance which must 
be traveled by stage or on horseback, suggested the 
building of a similar institution under the auspices of 
Presbyterianism in the South. The movement began 
with the spring meeting of Hopewell Presbytery in 
the year 1823, and eventuated in the founding of a 
manual training school, and this in turn, became Ogle- 
thorpe College in 1835 when Midway Hill, in the sub- 
urbs of Milledgeville, then the capital of the state 
of Georgia, was chosen for the location of the insti- 
tution. Old Oglethorpe College was thus the first de- 
nominational college or university between the Atlan- 
tic and Pacific Oceans south of the Virginia line, and, 
of a right, claimed to be the Alma Mater of all that 
brilliant company of institutions which were born 
after her in this vast empire. 

The facilities of the old Oglethorpe were adequate 
for the time. The main building was probably the 
handsomest college structure in the Southeast when it 
was erected, and "contained the finest college chapel 
in the United States not excepting Yale, Harvard or 

In the faculty of the institution may be found the 
names of men who were world famous. Among these 
were Joseph LeConte, the great geologist. James 
Woodrow, the brilliant and devoted Christian and sci- 

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entist, Samuel K. Talmadge, the eminent administra- 
tor and many others. It is, perhaps, the chief glory 
of old Oglethorpe that after three years of instruction 
she graduated Sidney Lanier of the famous class of 
1860 and that he was a tutor to her sons until the 
spring of '61 when with the Oglethorpe cadets he 
marched away to the wars. Shortly before his death, 
Lanier, looking back over his career, remarked to a 
friend that the greatest intellectual impulse of his life 
had come to him during his college days at Oglethorpe 
through the influence of Dr. Woodrow. Her other 
eminent alumni include governors, justices, modera- 
tors of the General Assembly, discoverers, inventors 
and a host of honest, industrious and superb laborers 
for the highest ideals of humanity. 

Oglethorpe "died at Gettysburg," for during the 
war her sons were soldiers, her endowment was in- 
vested in Confederate bonds, and her buildings which 
were used for barracks and hospital, were later des- 
troyed. An effort was made to revive the institution 
in the '70's and to locate it in Atlanta, but the evils of 
reconstruction days and financial disaster made the 
adventure impossible, and after a year and a half of 
struggle the doors were closed for the second time. 

Only twenty-five years have passed since the pres- 
ent movement to re-found the university began and 
they have been years of financial disaster and utter 
turmoil, yet the assets and subscription pledges of 
the institution have passed the sum of one and a half 
million dollars as the result of unusual and self-sac- 
rificing liberality on the part of over five thousand 

The corner stone of Oglethorpe University was 
laid on January 21, 1915, with her trustful motto en- 
graved upon it: "Manu Dei Resurrexit" ( By the 
Hand of God She Has Risen From the Dead). 

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The Opening, September 20, 1916 

Oglethorpe University opened her doors in the au- 
tumn of 1916. After 50 years of rest beneath the gray 
ashes of fratricidal strife she rose to breathe the airs 
of a new day. Her first building, constructed of gran- 
ite trimmed with limestone, covered with variegated 
slates and as near fire proof as human skill can make 
it, was ready for occupancy in the fall of 1916, when 
the first class gathered on her beautiful campus on 
Peachtree Road. A faculty equal to that of any cog- 
nate institution in the country was formed. The work 
of raising funds and new construction goes steadily 
on. All of this has been done in the midst of finan- 
cial disaster that has darkened the spirit of the whole 

The Romance of Her Resurrection 

The story of the resurrection of Oglethorpe reads 
like a romance. Beginning only twenty-five years ago 
with a contribution of $100.00 a year for ten years 
from her present president, it soon gathered with it 
a band of great-hearted Atlanta men who determined 
to see that their city had a university, as well as a 
band of far-seeing educational leaders, who wished 
to erect a certain type of institution in this splendid 
metropolis. The story of how dollar was added to 
dollar during the campaign of four years; of how no 
less than seventy Atlanta men gave each $1,000.00 or 
more to the enterprise; of how the story was told in 
101 cities and towns all over the South from Gal- 
veston, Texas, to Charlottesville, Virginia, and from 
Marshall, Missouri, to Bradenton, Florida, each one 

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of them giving $1,000 or more to the enterprise; the 
splendid triumph of the Atlanta campaigns; all this 
is well known. Since that time the same wonderful 
record has been maintained. There are now something 
like five thousand men, women and children, all of 
whom have contributed or promised from fifty cents 
to $1,000. They are the Founders' Club which is 
carrying the movement forward so splendidly. 

Her Architectural Beauty 

An idea of the quality of construction and design of 
the institution may be gained from the accompanying 

It will be seen that the architects and landscape 
artists have spared no pains to make Oglethorpe one 
of the really beautiful universities of America. The 
architecture is Collegiate Gothic; the building ma- 
terial is a beautiful blue granite trimmed with lime- 
stone. All the buildings are covered with heavy 
variegated slates. The interior construction is of 
steel, concrete ,brick and hollow tile. The first build- 
ing given by Dr. and Mrs. Lupton and their son, our 
beloved benefactors, is the one with the tower just 
opposite on the left of the entrance. Lowry Hall, 
the gift of Col. and Mrs. R. J. Lowry, stands com- 
pleted at the end of the main axis directly in front 
of the entrance. The total cost of construction of the 
buildings mentioned above with the landscape work 
required, will be approximately $4,000,000. The build- 
ing plan will be followed out in its entirety. 

The Oglethorpe Campus 

By the generosity of Mr. William Randolph Hearst, 
Oglethorpe is the possessor of one of the finest college 

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campuses in the entire world. In the summer of 1929 
Mr. Hearst gave to the University the entire Silver 
Lake Estates, four hundred acres of primeval forest 
surrounding an eighty acre lake with something like 
five miles of graded roads winding through it. As 
this property immediately adjoins the two hundred 
acres already possessed by the University, the com- 
pleted campus consists of a body of six hundred acres 
of land in one tract in the immediate vicinity of At- 
lanta, on Peachtree Road and on the main line of the 
Southern Railroad. This gift of Mr. Hearst provides 
for the University ample space for future development 
and protects its growth from encroachment by urban 
Atlanta whose suburbs are rapidly surrounding the 

Hermance Stadium 

During the summer of 1929 the first section of 
Hermance Stadium was erected at a cost of something 
over $100,000. Like all the other Oglethorpe build- 
ings it is constructed of granite, trimmed with carved 
limestone. The seats are of reinforced concrete. This 
first section which seats about five thousand, com- 
prises approximately one-ninth of the total seating 
capacity . When completed it will have cost something 
like $750,000 and will have a seating capacity of ap- 
proximately that of the Roman Colosseum, 45,000. It 
is named in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Harry P. Hermance, 
Hal Hermance and Miss Helena Hermance, the don- 

Her Spiritual and Intellectual Ideals 

But it is not so much the magnificent exterior of 
the institution about which the men who are founding 

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Oglethorpe are most concerned, it is the spiritual and 
intellectual life of their university. To that end they 
have resolved to maintain a faculty and a curricu- 
lum that will be of the highest possible quality, their 
thought being excellence in every department. They 
are taking the superb traditions of the Old Oglethorpe 
and adding the best of the present age to them. 

Founders' Book 

In the Founders' Room at Oglethorpe there will be 
a book containing the name of every man, woman and 
child who aided in the founding of the University, 
arranged alphabetically by states. That Book will 
be accessible to every student and visitor who may 
want to know who it was from his or her home that 
took part in the doing of this, the greatest deed that 
has been attempted for our sons and daughters in 
this generation. The Book is not yet complete, be- 
cause the work is not yet finished, and each month is 
adding many to this roll of honor, whose names will 
thus be preserved in the life and archives of Ogle- 
thorpe University forever. 

Clock and Chimes 

In the tower of the building given by Dr. and 
Mrs. J. T. Lupton, is installed a clock and chimes, 
with three dials, ten bells and night illumination, the 
gift of friends of the University. It is interesting to 
note that this is the only set of chimes on any college 
campus in Georgia. Concerts on the chimes are given 

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Immediate Purpose and Scope 

The purpose of Oglethorpe University is to offer 
courses of study leading to the higher academic and 
professional degrees, under a Christian environment, 
and thus to train young men who wish to become spe- 
cialists in professional and business life and teachers 
in our high schools and colleges, and to supply the 
growing demand for specially equipped men in every 
department of human activity. 

Students who are looking forward to university 
work are invited to correspond with the President in 
order that they may prepare themselves for the ad- 
vanced courses which are to be offered. 

Adequate library and laboratory facilities are pro- 
vided. Free use is made of the city of Atlanta, in 
itself a remarkable laboratory of industrial and scien- 
tific life, whose museums, libraries, and municipal 
plants are at the disposal of our students for observa- 
tion, inspection and investigation. 


The campus consists of approximately six hundred 
acres of land including an eighty acre lake which 
is situated in the northwestern section of the campus. 

In front of the entrance to the campus is the term- 
inus of the Oglethorpe University street car line, and 
an attractive little stone station of the Southern Rail- 
way main line between Atlanta and Washington. The 
first building to be located on the campus, the Ad- 
ministration Building, contains in the basement a din- 
ing room; on the ground floor, chemistry and physics 
lecture rooms, and laboratories, the administrative 

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offices and lounging room for young ladies attending 
the college ; on the second and third floors, the hospital 
and dormitories. Lupton Hall contains the library, the 
President's office, class rooms, dormitories, an Assem- 
bly Hall seating approximately six hundred, equipped 
also as a theatre for the presentation of student dram- 
as, and in the basement, basketball court, swimming 
pool, lockers and showers, and quarters for the Uni- 
versity Press. The University Press is equipped with 
a Babcock optimus press, linotype machine and two> 
job presses, with a number of type stands and other 
printing equipment given by a friend of the Univer- 

Lowry Hall houses the Lowry School of Banking 
and Commerce, and the Art Studios. It is largely a 
replica of old Corpus Christi College, Oxford, the 
alma mater of James Edward Oglethorpe. It contains 
class rooms and dormitories, and will stand as a per- 
petual memorial to the generosity of Colonel R. J. 
Lowry and Emma Markham Lowry. 

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In the Schools of Liberal Arts, Literature and 

Journalism, Science, Business Administration, 

Education, Secretarial Preparation, Fine 

Arts, and Physical Education 

The requirement for entrance to the Academic 
Schools of Oglethorpe University is a certificate of 
graduation from an accredited high school* Or in 
case of non-graduation, if the candidate has fifteen 
units from an accredited high school he may absolve 
his deficiencies by standing entrance examinations on 
four subjects, two of which shall be English and Math- 
ematics. The candidate must present at least three 
units in English and two units in Mathematics. A 
unit represents a year's study in any subject in an ac- 
credited high school. 

Prospective students are requested to bring their 
High School certificates with them; better still, to 
have them sent to the Registrar before applying for 

List of Entrance Units 

Fifteen units may be selected from the following list: 

Group I 

English Grammar I 1 unit 

Rhetoric I 1 unit 

English Literature I or II 1 unit 

•Students coming from outside the State of Georgia may be 
admitted on fifteen units without a high school diploma and 
without examination, but a certificate must be presented. 

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Group II 

Algebra (to quadratics) 1 unit 

Algebra (quadratics and beyond) V£ or 1 unit 

Geometry (Plane) 1 unit 

Geometry (Solid) */% unit 

Group III 

Trigonometry i/£ unit 

Advanced Arithmetic 1 unit 

Latin . 1, 2, 3, or 4 units 

Greek 1, 2, or 3 units 

German 1 or 2 units 

French 1 or 2 units 

Spanish 1 or 2 units 

. (Not less than one unit of any foreign language will 
be accepted). 

Group IV 
American History or American History and 

Civil Government 1 unit 

Ancient History (Greek and Roman) and Me- 
dieval History to Modern Times 1 unit 

Modern History (General History may be 
counted as a unit, but not in addition to 

Ancient, Medieval and Modern History) 1 unit 

English History 1 unit 

Group V 

General Science 1 unit 

Physics 1 unit 

Chemistry 1 unit 

Zoology y% or 1 unit 

Botany Va or 1 unit 

Physical Geography Vfc or 1 unit 

Physiology, Zoology, Botany. Any two of 
these may be counted together as 1 unit 

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Special Students 

Students twenty years of age may be admitted for 
special study upon satisfying the Faculty as to their 
ability to do the work of the classes which they wish 
to enter. Such students may become regular only by 
absolving all entrance requirements. 

Persons under twenty years of age desiring to pur- 
sue special courses not leading to a degree may do so 
as unregistered students upon the passage of an ex- 
amination or examinations satisfactory to the Dean 
of the department in which the work is to be done. 

The minimum number of subjects permitted is 
twelve clock-hours per week. 


A charge of $1 a day will be made for students 
who register after the time set for registration at 
the beginning of the winter and spring terms. 

Standards For Georgia Colleges* 

The following standards have been adopted by the 
State Board of Education of Georgia. They are de- 
signed to serve two purposes: 

(a) A basis of granting charters to new or pro- 
posed higher educational institutions under the pro- 
visions of Section 14 of the Georgia Code.** 

* These standards have been adopted by Oglethorpe Univer- 
sity and are effective as of September 23, 1931. 

** Section 14. No charter giving the right to confer degrees 
or issue diplomas shall be granted to any proposed institution 
of learning within the state of Georgia until the proper show- 
ing has been made to the State Board of Education that the 
proposed University, College, Normal, or Professional school 
shall give evidence of its ability to meet the standard require- 
ment* set up by the State Board of Education. 

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(b) A basis for preparing an approved list of teach- 
er training institutions for the State of Georgia. 

It is not proposed that these standards should op- 
erate to make it impossible for a worthy new enter- 
prise to be begun, nor for a worthy institution now 
in operation to be denied a fair opportunity for de- 

It is, therefore, agreed that: 

(a) In the case of proposed new institutions of 
higher learning, if the Board of Education is satisfied 
that such institution has a reasonable possibility of 
meeting these standards within three years a provis- 
ional charter for three years may be granted, such 
charter to be made permanent if and when such in- 
stitution shall have met the conditions of these 

(b) In the case of institutions now in operation, 
the application of these standards shall not go into 
effect until after the expiration of three years from 
the date of the adoption of these standards. 

Standards for Colleges 

1. Definition: 

A standard college, university, or technological in- 
stitution — designated as "college" in this statement 
of standards — is an institution: 

(a) Which is legally authorized to give non-profes- 
sional Bachelor's degrees; 

(b) Which is organized definitely on the basis of 
the completion of a standard secondary school 
curriculum ; 

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(c) Which organizes its curricula in such a way 
that the early years are a continuation of, and 
supplement the work of the secondary school 
and at least the last two years are shaped more 
or less distinctly in the direction of special, 
professional, or graduate instruction; 

(d) Which is separate and distinct, both in faculty 
and operation, from any high school. 

2. Entrance or Admission: 

A college shall demand for admission of candidates 
for degrees the satisfactory completion of a four year 
course (15 units from a four year high school or 
twelve units from a three year senior high school) in 
a secondary school approved by a recognized accred- 
iting agency or the equivalent of such a course, as 
shown by examination. The major portion of the sec- 
ondary school course accepted for admission should 
be definitely correlated with the curriculum to which 
the student is admitted. 

Persons over 21 years of age, who do not meet re- 
quirements for admission, may be admitted to reg- 
ular college courses if the authorities of the college 
are satisfied that such persons can carry the courses 
satisfactorily. These shall be classified as special 
students and shall not be admitted to candidacy for 
bachelor's degrees until all entrance requirements 
have been satisfied. 

3. Graduation: 

A college shall require for graduation the comple- 
tion of a minimum quantitative requirement of 120 
semester hours of credit (or the equivalent in term 
hours, quarter hours, points, majors, or courses) with 

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further qualitative requirements adapted by each in- 
stitution to its conditions. 

A semester hour is defined as a credit for work in 
a class which meets for at least one sixty-minute per- 
iod (including ten minutes for change of classes) 
weekly for lecture, recitation, or test for a semester 
of eighteen weeks (including not over two weeks for 
all holidays and vacations). Two hours of laboratory 
work shall count as the equivalent of one hour of 
lecture, recitation, or test. 

4. Degrees: 

Small institutions should confine themselves to one 
or two baccalaureate degrees. When more than one 
baccalaureate degree is offered, all shall be equal in 
requirements for admission and graduation. Insti- 
tutions of limited resources and inadequate facilities 
for graduate work should confine themselves to strict- 
ly undergraduate courses. 

5. Permanent Records: 

A system of permanent records showing clearly all 
credits (including entrance records) of each student 
shall be carefully kept. The original credentials filed 
from other institutions shall be retained. As far 
as possible, records of graduates should be kept. 

6. Size of Faculty and Number of Departments: 

A college of arts and sciences of approximately 100 
students should maintain at least eight separate de- 
partments with at least one professor in each devot- 
ing his whole time to that department. The size of 
the faculty should bear a definite relation to the type 
of the institution, the number of students, and the 

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number of courses offered. With the growth of the 
student body, the number of full-time teachers should 
be correspondingly increased. The development of 
varied curricula should involve the addition of other 
heads of departments. 

7. Training of Faculty: 

Faculty members of professional rank shall have 
not less than one full year of graduate work, major- 
ing in the subject taught, in addition to a bachelor's 
degree from a fully accredited college, and should 
have two years of training in an approved graduate 

The training of the head of each department shall 
be that represented by two full years of graduate 
work or its equivalent. 

8. Faculty Load: 

The number of hours of class room work given by 
each teacher will vary in different departments. To 
determine this, the amount of preparation required 
for the class and the amount of time needed for study 
to keep abreast of the subject, together with the 
number of students, must be taken into account. 
Teaching schedules, including classes for part-time 
students, exceeding 18 recitation hours or their equiv- 
alent per week per instructor, will be interpreted as 
endangering educational efficiency. Sixteen hours is 
the recommended maximum load. 

9. Size of Classes: 

Classes (exclusive of lectures) of more than thirty 
students should be interpreted as endangering educa- 
tional efficiency. 

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10. Financial Support: 

The minimum annual operating income for an ac- 
credited college, exclusive of payment of interest, an- 
nuities, etc., should be $30,000, of which not less than 
$15,000 should be derived from stable sources, other 
than students, such as permanent endowment, public 
funds or church support. Increase in faculty, stu- 
dent body and scope of instruction should be accom- 
panied by a corresponding increase of income from 
such stable sources. The financial status of each col- 
lege should be judged in relation to its educational 

A college that does not have such support from en- 
dowment, church, state or public sources must show, 
for a period of three consecutive years immediately 
preceding its application for accrediting, that its 
charges and expenditures are such as to show a min- 
imum average annual net surplus of not less than 
$15,000 from non-educational services, such as board, 
room rents, etc., which may be used to supplement 
tuition fees. 

11. Library: 

A college should have a live, well-distributed, ade- 
quately housed library of at least 8,000 volumes, ex- 
clusive of public documents, bearing specifically upon 
the subjects taught, administered by a full-time pro- 
fessionally trained librarian, and with a definite an- 
nual appropriation for the purchase of new books. 

12. Laboratories: 

The laboratory equipment shall be adequate for all 
the experiments called for by the courses offered in 
the sciences, and these facilities shall be kept up by 

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means of an annual appropriation in keeping with the 

13. General Equipment and Buildings: 

The location and construction of the buildings, the 
lighting, heating and ventilation of the rooms, the 
nature of the laboratories, corridors, closets, water 
supply, school furniture, apparatus, and methods of 
cleaning shall be such as to insure hygienic conditions 
for both students and teachers. 

14. Proportion of Students Candidates for Degrees: 

No institution shall be admitted to the accredited 
list, or continued more than one year on such list, un- 
less it has a college registration of at least 100 reg- 
ular students. A notably small proportion of college 
students registered in the third and fourth years will 
constitute ground for dropping an institution from 
the accredited list. 

At least 75 per cent of the students in a college 
should be pursuing courses leading to baccalaureate 
degrees; provided, however, that this shall not apply 
to students enrolled in extension, correspondence or 
other similar departments, not in regular course for 
a degree, in an institution which otherwise meets 
these standards. 

15. Character of the Curriculum: 

The character of the curriculum, the standards for 
regular degrees, the conservatism in granting honor- 
ary degres, provision in the curriculum for breadth 
of study and for concentration, soundness of scholar- 
ship, the practice of scientific spirit including freedom 
of investigation and teaching, loyalty to facts, and en- 

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couragement of efficiency, initiative and originality 
in investigation and teaching, the tone of the institu- 
tion, including the existence and culture of good mor- 
als and ideals, and satisfaction and enthusiasm among 
students and staff shall be factors in determining its 

16. Extra-Curricular Activities: 

The proper administration of athletics, student pub- 
lications, student organizations, and all extra-curricu- 
lar activities, is one of the fundamental tests of a 
standard college and, therefore, should be considered 
in classification. 

17. Professional and Technical Departments: 

When the institution has, in addition to the college 
of arts and sciences, professional or technical depart- 
ments, the colleges of arts and sciences shall not be ac- 
cepted for the approved list of the State Department 
of Education unless the professional or technical de- 
partments are of approved grade, national standards 
being used when available. 

18. Inspection and Reports: 

Filing of Blank — No institution shall be placed on 
the approved list unless a regular information blank 
has been filed with the State Department of Educa- 
tion. The blank shall be filed again for each of the 
three years after the college has been approved, and 
triennially thereafter, but the Department may for 
due cause call upon any member to file a new report 
at any time. Failure to file the blank as required 
shall be cause for dropping an institution. 

Inspection — No college will be placed on the ap- 

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proved list until it has been inspected and reported 
upon by the agent or agents regularly appointed by 
the State Department of Education. All colleges ac- 
credited by the Department shall be open to inspec- 
tion at any time. 

Oglethorpe University was the first educational in- 
stitution in Georgia to be inspected and fully accred- 
ited by the State Board of Education after the adop- 
tion of the above Standards, following the approval 
of them by all the educational institutions in the com- 

Student Regulations 


1. Each student will first report to the Dean of the 
school in which he wishes to register. With his 
course and schedule approved by his Dean, the stu- 
dent will present his schedule card to the Registrar. 
He will then record his courses on triplicate cards. 

2. A student is not considered registered until he 
registers his subjects in the Registrar's office, has 
these courses approved by the Registrar, secures a 
bill from the Bursar, and pays the Cashier. 

3. No student is to be admitted to class without 
a student card issued by the Cashier when he has set- 
tled his financial arrangements with the University. 

4. At the beginning of each term, a few days after 
registration, the Registrar sends to each professor 
course cards for each student who has registered. 
Should a student fail to appear in class before the 

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two weeks allowed for changing, dropping, or adding 
subjects, the professor is to notify the Registrar im- 
mediately. Failure of the professor to do so does 
not excuse the student from the financial obligation 

5. As soon as course cards are received from the 
Registrar's office, each professor must check his 
roll and report to the Registrar immediately the 
names of any students in his classes for whom he 
does not have a card. 

6. Subjects may be changed, dropped, or added 
only during the first two weeks of each term and 
only upon written permission from the Dean of the 
-school in which the student is enrolled. 

7. Students are allowed to register up to one-third 
of the term. It is necessary that a student attend at 
least two-thirds of the term's classes if credit is de- 

8. Each student is required to register in person. 

9. A fine of $1.00 per day (maximum limit one- 
third of the duration of the term concerned) is charg- 
ed for any student who registers after the dates set 
aside for registration as per college calendar. 

10. As it is impossible to know how many hours of 
work each student will register for at the beginning 
of each term, no bills are sent out in advance. The 
student is advised to get an estimate of his expenses 
before the term begins. 

11. Deans of departments can require delinquent 
students to drop specific courses only at the beginning 
of each term. 

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As a basis for determining the class to which a 
student shall belong, the following regulation is to 
apply: a first year student must have fulfilled the 
requirements for entrance to his class by one of the 
methods specified. In addition to his entrance units, 
a second year student must have completed fifteen 
year hours ; a Junior thirty year hours ; and a Senior 
forty-five year hours. Special students will not be 
eligible for admission to either of the four college 
classes, or membership in any of the social fraterni- 
ties or the athletic or forensic teams representing the 
University. A student failing to receive sufficient 
credits during any year to entitle him to enter the 
next higher class must remain in the lower class un- 
til the deficiencies are absolved. Back work in a re- 
quired subject must be made up within the next term; 
otherwise the student will be excluded from the class 
to which he would naturally belong. 


The average number of hours a week for first year 
students is sixteen to seventeen, and is uniform for 
all schools of the University. The number of hours 
a week for the upperclassmen differs. In order to 
avoid errors in registration all students are required 
to arrange their courses and hours with the Deans of 
the schools which they wish to enter. This also ap- 
plies to special students. 

Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors may not take 
more than 18 hours a week unless they have made 
an average of 90 in the previous term. If a student 
wishes to take more than 20 hours, the written con- 

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sent of the Dean must be secured, regardless of the 
average made. Seniors are not limited, but the writ- 
ten consent of the Dean must be secured. 

There must be 66 minimum hours of regular stand- 
ard work for every degree. One hour per year may 
be selected by the student from Music, Intramural 
Sports, Football, Debaters' Club, Players' Club and 
work on the Petrel, not on the Yamacraw. The stu- 
dent must register and pay for these, and they must 
be certified to by the professor in charge. 


For a supplemental examination, whether on ac- 
count of failure to pass or absence from the Univer- 
sity, the student is to pay a fee of $2.00, receipt for 
which must be secured from the Cashier and pre- 
sented to the professor before the examination is 
given. The examination must be taken in the term 
following the regular term. In case the student is 
out of school one or more terms, he may take it in the 
term in which he returns. If the examination grade 
is below 50, the student is not entitled to a re-exami- 


A student who is absent five times in one course 
in any given term shall be called to account by the 
professor in charge, and in the event he cannot sub- 
mit a valid reason for such absences, he shall be re- 
ported to the Dean of the school in which he is work- 
ing. All absences shall be reported to the Registrar, 
and if a student accumulates a total of 20 unexcused 
absences from classes or four absences from Assemb- 
ly in a term, he shall be required by the Dean of hjs 

48 Oglethorpe University 

school to take an additional hour of work before being 
recommended to the Faculty for graduation. 


A student who is failing in any of his courses 
during a term will be given personal warning, and a 
letter will be written to his parent or guardian by 
the Dean of his school or the Registrar. If a stu- 
dent be seriously behind he may be required to with- 
draw from the University. 

A student failing on one-half of his hours for two 
successive terms will be required to withdraw from 
the University. 

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Courses of Instruction and 
Requirements For Degrees 

In the session of 1937-38 Oglethorpe University will 
offer courses in the undergraduate classes of eight 
schools leading to the customary academic degrees. 
The degree of Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) in Liberal 
Arts will be conferred upon those students satisfac- 
torily completing a four years' course as outlined be- 
low, based largely on the study of the languages. The 
degree of Bachelor of Arts in Science will be conferred 
upon those students who satisfactorily complete a 
four years' course largely in scientific studies. The 
degree of Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Jour- 
nalism will be given to those students who complete a 
course including work in languages, literature and 
journalism. The degree of Bachelor of Arts in Com- 
merce will be conferred upon those students who sat- 
isfactorily complete a full four years' course in studies 
relating particularly to business administration. The 
degree of Bachelor of Arts in Education will be con- 
ferred upon those students who complete the studies 
in the School of Education. The degree of Bachelor 
of Arts in Secretarial Preparation will be conferred 
upon those students who complete the studies in that 

The degree of Bachelor of Arts in the Fine Arts 
will be given to those students who complete the re- 
quirements in the School of Fine Arts. A diploma, 
but not a degree, is given to students completing a 
two-year course in Art. 

The degree of Bachelor of Arts in Physical Edu- 
cation will be given to those students specializing in 
that department. 

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By a careful study of the courses outlined below, 
the student will be easily able to make the choice most 
suitable to his tastes and probable future life. 

In general, it may be suggested that students pre- 
paring to enter such professions as the ministry or 
law, will choose the A.B. course in Liberal Arts; 
those looking forward to medicine, dentistry, engin- 
eering and other scientific work, the A.B. course in 
Science; those expecting to enter the literary and 
journalistic field, the A.B. course in Literature, and 
those who intend to spend their lives in the business 
world ,the A.B. course in Commerce, or the A.B. 
course in Secretarial Preparation; those who expect 
to teach, the A.B. course in Education. 

While each of these courses is so shaped as to in- 
fluence the student towards a certain end, colored 
largely by the type of studies, yet each course will 
be found to include such subjects of general culture 
as are necessary to the making of a life as distin- 
guished from a living. 

Graduates of standard normal schools or junior col- 
leges are admitted to the junior class. 

Examinations, Credits, Graduation 

In place of the Comprehensive Examinations the 
following system of Quality Points has been adopted: 

Superior A (90-99) — 3 quality points for each 
year hour. 

Good B (80-89) — 2 quality points for each year 

Fair C (70-79) — 1 quality point for each year 

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Passing D (60-69) — no quality points. 
Condition E (50-59) — re-examination allowed. 
Failure F (below 50) — no re-examination. 
Inc. — Incomplete. 

In the junior division of the college 30 quality 
points must have been achieved before the student 
is recognized as being in the senior division. The stu- 
dent lacking the required 30 points will be required 
to remain in the junior college until the needed qual- 
ity points have been achieved through further 
studies. For graduation in the senior college the 
student must have achieved 30 additional quality 
points in senior college studies, or a total of 60 qual- 
ity points for graduation and the degree. Transfer 
students must achieve 15 quality points for each year 
spent in study in Oglethorpe University. 

On and after September 1, 1938 no fractional cred- 
its made either in Oglethorpe University or by tran- 
script from another institution will be recognized for 
graduation in any freshman or sophomore subject. 

All transfer credits in order to be acceptable to 
Oglethorpe University must come from standard in- 
stitutions of at least junior college or normal grade. 
Correspondence credits will be accepted to 25 per 
cent of the total requirements for the degree. 

In determining the rating of both high schools and 
colleges for any year the university is governed 
by the rulings of the Department of Education of the 
State of Georgia. 

Definite transcripts are required for admission 
both to the graduate and under-graduate divisions. 

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The Atlanta School System has asked that teachers 
take work only on Friday and Saturday, not definite- 
ly limiting the amount of credit. Fifteen to eighteen 
college hours is considered a reasonable amount of 
work for a pupil giving all his time to instruction. 
Therefore, as teachers are supposed to give at least 
half of their time to their teaching and to its prepar- 
ation, we do not feel that any teacher in service 
should try to carry more than seven and a half or 
nine college hours' work a year as a maximum, not 
including summer school work. When it is under- 
stood that this means seven and a half to nine hours 
of class room work a week, not to mention the prep- 
aration involved, it will be seen that this is reason- 

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University Expenses 


No charges are made for the usual College fees 
such as matriculation, laboratories, infirmary, library, 
contingent, and student activities. 

The charge for tuition is $80.00 per term, $240.00 
per academic year of approximately nine months. For 
this sum a student is entitled to take from 12 to 17 
credit hours of work per week. No student is per- 
mitted to take less than 12 hours per week and those 
students who take more than 17 credit hours per week 
are required to pay for the extra hours at the rate of 
$15.00 per hour. These sums are payable in cash in 
advance, at the beginning of each term, but the Cash- 
ier is given the authority, when a student has proven 
that his credit is good, to allow that student to pay one 
half of the charges at the beginning of the term and 
the other half on or before a date which the Cashier 
will set and which will not be later than the middle of 
the term. This means of paying tuition fees is ap- 
plicable also to charges for board and room rent. 

In the Extension Department, charges are $15.00 
per hour, subject to one third discount to teachers. 
The summer school charges for 1937 are the same as 
Extension charges. No charge will be made for room 
rent during the summer term to any student taking six 
credit hours for the entire summer term or three cre- 
dit hours for a half-summer term, and who boards 
at the college cafeteria, ($72.00 for the entire summer 
term or $36.00 for the first half.) This free room 
rent applies only to teachers in active service. Re- 
lations and friends who do not attend college classes 
may board in the dormitories by paying the regular 
room rent and board charges. 

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Students holding self help positions are not allowed 
any additional discount on bills or permitted to hold 
any other self help job or scholarships. This does not 
include N.Y.A. Scholarships. 

Board and Room Rent 

The dormitory facilities of Oglethorpe University 
are among the safest and most comfortable of those 
of cognate institutions in America. All permanent 
buildings of the University will be like those now 
finished, which are believed to be entirely fireproof, 
being constructed of steel, concrete, and granite 
with partitions of brick and hollow tile. 

The rates named are based upon two grades 
of rooms. The first of these comprises the entire 
third floor of the Administration Building, the third 
floor of Lupton Hall, and the second and third floors 
of Lowry Hall, divided into individual rooms, with 
general toilet and bath on the same floor. Each room 
contains a lavatory furnishing hot and cold water. 
The second grade is that of the second floor of the 
Administration building, and is composed of suites 
of rooms, each suite containing a bedroom, bath, and 
study. The price charged includes first class board, 
steam heat and electric lights, water and janitor's 
service; all rooms are furnished adequately and sub- 
stantially. Every room in the dormitory contains 
ample closet space. The rooms are large, airy, safe 
and comfortable. 

The furniture is of substantial quality and is ap- 
proximately the same for all rooms, including chiffon- 
ier, study-table, chairs, single beds, springs and mat- 
tresses. Room linen, pillows and bed clothing are 

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furnished by the student. Application for rooms 
should be made as early as possible. For reservation 
of room inclose $5.00 reservation fee (non-returnable) 
to be credited on first payment for room rent. 

All students rooming in the dormitories are required 
also to board at the college cafeteria and any student 
not rooming on the college campus may take his or her 
meals at the cafeteria. Students employed by the 
University must board and room on the campus. 

The charge for board and room rent per term is as 

Room rent: Administration Building, third floor, 
Lupton Hall, third floor, and Lowry Hall, second and 
third floors (two or more to the room) $26.00 per 
term. Administration Building, second floor $46.00 
per term (two or more to the room). The charge for 
board is $72 to $80 for the Autumn term, and $60 to 
$70 for the Spring and Winter terms, to suit the 
varying requirements of the students. This is fur- 
nished in the form of meal tickets. Additional tickets 
may be purchased by the student if desired. No re- 
bate is given on unused meal tickets, and no transfer 
of use of meal tickets from one term to another is 
allowed. The University assumes no responsibility 
for, and will not replace, any meal tickets which may 
be lost or mutilated. All charges are payable in ad- 
vance by the term, of approximately eleven weeks as 
per college calendar, and no rebate is allowed for any 
reason. The particular attention of the student is call- 
ed to the fact that the issuance of these meal tickets 
is for their convenience, solely; that they are good 
only for meals taken during the term for which they 
are issued and that the minimum charge for them is 

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$72.00 for the Autumn term, and $60.00 for the 
Spring and Winter terms, and is not subject to rebate 
of any kind on account of failure of students to use 
the tickets which are furnished them. 

Expenses: The University reserves the right to 
raise or lower any and all charges, to discontinue any 
and all discounts and scholarships, to cancel any and 
all contracts for self-help work and to lower or raise 
cafeteria prices at will, as conditions may require. 

All charges are based upon and payable by the term, 
in advance, not by the month or year. The lengths of 
terms are specified in the college calendar. When 
payments are permitted under special conditions the 
obligation of the student to meet deferred payments 
is not thereby impaired. Such special privileges of 
payment will be withdrawn in all cases where the stu- 
dent fails to make settlement without previous billing 
or notice. A penalty of $5.00 is assessed on all stu- 
dents attending classes or any examination without 
having settled their account in advance and $1 per day 
for delayed registration of Winter and Spring terms. 
If a student attends a single class, or occupies a dor- 
mitory room for a single night or purchases a cafe- 
teria ticket, the contract for that term is thus made 
binding and no rebate of any kind will be allowed on 
board (cafeteria meal tickets), room rent, tuition or 
college fees for that term. 

The minimum charges for board and room rent 
are set at figures which years of experience have in- 
dicated to be suitable to the average student. This 
is especially true of board which is set low to suit 
many students that so desire it. Those whose re- 
quirements are greater are expected to purchase ex- 
tra tickets. 

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The University discourages the occupation of one 
room by more than two students and no reduction in 
room rent is permitted on that account except in the 
case of very large rooms furnished barracks style. 

The University cafeteria furnishes a liberal assort- 
ment of food at moderate prices, varying with the 
Atlanta market. 

Contingent Fee 

A contingent fee of $3.00 per term (non return- 
able) is charged to cover breakages, damages to prop- 
erty and similar minor losses due to students, and to 
cover, in part, cost of intra-mural athletics. This fee 
will be raised or lowered in proportion to the losses 
sustained by the University, as above. 


A penalty of $1.00 will be charged each student 
moving articles of furniture from one room to an- 
other without permission from either the Bursar's of- 
fice or the Cashier's office. This fine will also be 
charged any student changing his room without per- 
mission from the office. 

A fine of $1.00 a day (up to one-third of the term) 
will be charged for late registration, Winter and 
Spring terms. 

A fine of $5.00 is charged if any student attends 
a class or examination without registration, including 
payment of charges. 


The University maintains at all times an excellent 

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infirmary, with a nurse in attendance, for the prompt 
treatment of accidents and of such cases of sickness 
as may occur. By this means prolonged and serious 
illness can often be prevented. There is a University 
physician who can be secured on short notice when his 
services are needed. Students whose medical needs 
exceed the facilities of the infirmary find every re- 
quirement satisfied by the hospitals of the city. 

The University makes no charge to the students 
for infirmary service, which includes also the attend- 
ance of the college physician in the infirmary. In 
case of special illness requiring operations or the ser- 
vices of specialists while the University frequently 
is able to secure reduced rates for students, yet we 
assume no responsibility beyond such services as our 
college physician and college infirmary are able to 
render. This includes accidents and injuries arising 
from participation in inter-collegiate sports, in which 
case a special consideration is offered as specified else- 

Directions to New Students 

Students coming to Oglethorpe University from a 
distance should remember that Oglethorpe University 
has its own station on the main line of the Southern 
Railway between Atlanta and Washington. Tickets 
may be purchased and baggag© checked to Oglethorpe 
University, Georgia, the station being immediately in 
front of the campus. Students coming to Atlanta 
over other lines may either re-check their baggage to 
the University station, or may have it delivered at a 
special rate by the Atlanta Baggage and Cab Co- In 
using the latter method mention should always be 

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made of the special students' rate at the time the 
order is given. 

Students arriving at any of the Railway or Bus 
terminals in Atlanta may board "Oglethorpe" street 
cars at the points listed below. This method of trans- 
portation is much more economical than by taxicab. 

Students arriving at the Terminal Station in At- 
lanta may walk a distance of four blocks (down Mit- 
chell Street to Broad Street, up Broad Street to the 
northwest corner of Broad and Marietta Streets) and 
board the street car. 

Students arriving at the Union Station may walk 
a distance of two blocks (down Forsyth to Marietta 
Street) and board the street car. 

Students arriving at the Union Bus Terminal may 
walk a distance of two blocks (up Carnegie Way to 
Peachtree Street, up Peachtree Street one block to 
a safety zone) and board the same car at this point. 

Fares on street cars in Atlanta are ten cents for 
one fare (cash) or four tickets for thirty cents. These 
tickets may be purchased from the street car operator. 

Summer Session 

The summer term of Oglethorpe University meets 
the requirements of regular students who desire to 
speed up their courses or to make up work that is un- 
satisfactory. It also serves a large number of teach- 
ers working toward degrees. 

All summer courses are credited toward the attain- 
ment of a degree, and afford a convenient way to 
push up by one year the date of graduation. Local 

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extension students by availing themselves of the op- 
portunities of the Summer Session are able to do an 
amount of work, in twelve calendar months, equal to 
that done in an academic year of nine months by a 
full-time campus student. Write for bulletin of Sum- 
mer Session. 

Graduate School 

It is the purpose of Oglethorpe University to de- 
velop a thoroughly excellent Graduate School, offer- 
ing courses in all departments leading to the Master's 
degree. In supplying this need, the management 
of the University will be content only with the very 
highest grades of work and facilities. 

Courses leading to the Master's degree in certain 
departments will be found outlined elsewhere in this 
catalogue, under the appropriate department heading. 
This degree is based upon that of Bachelor of Arts 
of Oglethorpe University or of some other approved 
institution- The candidate must carry an aggregate 
of fifteen hours of graduate work, with at least two 
Professors. Transfer credits (maximum 3 hours) 
will be allowed. The work must be of graduate 
grade, and must be approved by the Dean of the Grad* 
uate School and the Registrar. In addition a thesis 
is required. But the degree is not guaranteed at the 
end of a fixed period of time. A certain amount of 
work must be accomplished, and the quality of it 
must be such as to satisfy the Professors concerned 
and the whole Faculty. 

In this connection the prospective student will be 
interested in learning that all Professors chosen as 
the heads of departments in Oglethorpe University 
must have attained the highest academic degree offer- 

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ed that department. This fact is mentioned in order 
to indicate the earnest determination of the Board 
of Directors of the University that her faculty shall 
include only men of the highest intellectual attain- 
ment as well as men of great teaching power and 
strong personality. 

Students entering the graduate school in selecting 
their major courses must present not less than two 
years (six year hours) of under-graduate work in 
the same or closely related subjects evidenced by of- 
ficial transcripts from standard institutions recogniz- 
ed as such by the Department of Education of the 
State of Georgia. In addition to this the student must 
have had one year (three year hours) of work in any 
subject selected as a minor. 

A class that meets once a week during the session 
of nine months, carries a credit of one hour (one year 
hour) . A class that meets three times a week (three 
clock hours for nine months) carries a credit of one 
hour per term, three hours per year. 

A minimum of fifteen college hours or one year 
of work and a minimum of one year (nine months) 
of residence is required for the Master's degree. A 
minimum of one year or approximately nine months' 
residence is required for the Bachelor's degree. Of 
the fifteen hours required for the Master's degree not 
less than nine shall be devoted to the major subject 
and the other six or more selected by the advice and 
counsel of the Dean of the Department in which the 
student is working. In addition a satisfactory thesis 
must be presented to th^s Faculty Committee upon a 
subject approved by txiem and filed with the Committee 
not less than ten days before the date of graduation. 

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Three additional hours may be taken in lieu of a the- 

The Registrar of the University will be pleased to 
answer any inquiries as to graduate courses to be 


It being the purpose of the University to offer its 
services only to those students who by their applica- 
tion and conduct show their appreciation of their op- 
portunities and also to protect its patrons from the de- 
moralizing influences of indifferent and undesirable 
students, the University will at its own discretion 
and without further explanation, exercise the right 
to decline re-registration at the beginning of any 
term to those students who, in the opinion of the ap- 
pointed officials are not making satisfactory campus 

In pursuance of this purpose, a complete list of the 
student body is presented at the close of each term 
to the deans of the University, to the dean of women, 
to the librarian, to the bursar, matron, cashier, foot- 
ball coach, superintendent, registrar and to the presi- 
dent of the student body with directions that each of 
them should canvass the list and set a mark opposite 
the name of any student who, in their opinion, has de- 
finitely failed in any of the following points : 

1 — Continued failure to attend classes, including 
the Tuesday assembly. 

2 — Continued failure in their classroom work and 
inattention and misbehavior in the classrooms and 
at assembly exercises. 

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3 — Willful destruction of or damage to University 

4 — Disloyalty to the University and discourtesy to 
any of the faculty or officials. 

5 — Evident dissatisfaction with rules and regula- 
tions or discontent with facilities offered. 

6 — Ungentlemanly or unladylike behavior, includ- 
ing cheating, stealing and drunkenness or continual 
breach of good manners. 

Should any student be marked adversely by as many 
as four of the persons voting, he or she will not be re- 
registered nor accepted as a student at a subsequent 
term, this with no implication of expulsion but to 
meet the standards adopted for our students. 

The President of the University is directed to super- 
vise the balloting and to warn all those taking part 
in it to guard their votes against the influence of per- 
sonal prejudice. Only the best interests of the stu- 
dents and the good of the institution are to be consid- 

The appointed officials of the institution reserve 
the right to suspend or expel any student whose con- 
duct or lack of proper application to his studies may, in 
the opinion of said officials, warrant the suspension 
or expulsion. All contracts and agreements made 
with the students by the University are subject to the 
above conditions for continued attendance. 

64 Oglethorpe University 

School of Liberal Arts 

Leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) 
in the Liberal Arts 

G. F. Nicolassen, Dean 

This course of study is intended to encourage es- 
pecially the study of languages, ancient and modern. 

No Latin is required for entrance or for gradua- 
tion. But at least one year of Latin is very desirable 
for the better understanding of English words and 
English grammar. Such a course may be taken in 

Considerable variety is possible in following the 
Curriculum on page 71, as there are two sections 
of English 1, three in Spanish 1, and the languages 
may be taken in almost any order. But this arrange- 
ment should be followed in the main to avoid conflict 
of classes in the later years. Each student in the 
Liberal Arts course should consult the Dean at the 
very beginning and have his work mapped out for 
the whole four years. 

At least one year of jGerman and one year of 
French will be required either in High School or in 

Any subject that has been taken in High School 
must be replaced by an elective. 


Latin 111-2-3. For entrance into this class the stu- 
dents are expected to have had at least three years of 
high school Latin. They must be able to translate Eng- 

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lish into Latin with some facility. Livy and Horace 
will be studied in this year. Prose composition, both 
oral and written, will be carried on throughout the 
year. Elective. Three hours. 

Latin 211-2-3. The studies in this class will be in 
Tacitus and JuvenaL Twice a week throughout the 
year. Elective. Two hours. 

Latin 311-2-3. This class will take up such authors 
as the class may need. This course may be arranged 
for those who wish to teach Latin. Twice a week 
throughout the year. Elective. Two hours. 


Greek 111-2-3. Preparatory. This course is designed 
not merely for those who have no previous knowledge 
of the language, but also for those whose preparation 
is inadequate. The most important subjects, both in 
inflection and syntax, are presented early in the 
course and then, by a system of weekly reviews, are 
kept constantly fresh. 

Text-Books: White's First Greek Book, Xenophon's 
Anabasis (Goodwin and White). Three times a week 
throughout the year. Elective. Three hours. 

Greek 211-2-3. The preparation for entrance into 
this class is not so much a matter of time as of 
thoroughness. The student is expected to know the 
ordinary Attic inflections and syntax, to have read 
about one book of the Anabasis, and to have had con- 
siderable practice in translating English into Greek. 

A part of the work of this class consists of the min- 
ute study of the verbs, their principal parts, synopsis 
of tenses, and inflection of certain portions. 

66 Oglethorpe University 

Written translations of English into Greek are re- 
quired once a week. On the other days a short oral 
exercise of this kind forms a part of the lesson; so 
that in each recitation some practice is had in trans- 
lating English into Greek. Elective. Two hours. 

Text-Books: Xenophon's Anabasis (Goodwin and 
White), Memorabilia, Adams's Lysias, Goodwin's 
Greek Grammar, Pearson's Greek Prose Composition, 
Myers's Eastern Nations and Greece, Liddell and 
Scott's Greek Lexicon (unabridged.) 

Greek 311-2-3. In the first term Demosthenes will 
be read; in the second, Herodotus; in the third, Ho- 
mer. Elective. Two hours. 

Graduate Courses in Latin and Greek 

511-2-3. Those who are thinking of taking gradu- 
ate courses are advised to write to the President or 
to the Professor, that their preliminary studies may 
be so guided as to fit them for the work. The re- 
quirements for entrance into these courses are given 
elsewhere in this catalogue, under the head of Grad- 
uate School. 

In Latin the following course will be offered for 
the A.M., degree in the session of 1938-39; Vergil's 
complete works; Vergil in the Middle Ages; History 
of Classical Scholarship; Textual Criticism. 


German 111-2-3. Elementary German, largely con- 
versational and oral, developing reasonable fluency in 
speaking. Elective for Freshmen. Fall, Winter and 
Spring terms. Three hours. Will be given also by 

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German 211-2-3, Easy reading of a number of nov- 
elettes, such as Storm's Immensee, Hillern's Hoeher 
als die Kirche, etc., tog-ether with critical study of 
grammar and exercises in composition, letters, etc. 
Elective for Sophomores. Fall, Winter and Spring 
terms. Three hours. 

German 311-2-3. German Classics, mainly dramatic 
writings of Schiller, Goethe and Lessing, together 
with the elementary principles of language science 
and also composition. Elective for Juniors and Sen- 
iors. Fall, Winter and Spring terms. Three hours. 

German 411-2-3. History of German Literature, ac- 
companied by some anthology of the leading poets and 
writers, covering the leading authors. Elective. Fall, 
Winter and Spring terms. Three hours. 

German 511-2-3. Graduate course leading to the 
degree of Master of Arts will be arranged upon de- 


French 111-2-3- A course for beginners in this lan- 
guage. The student is given a sound foundation in 
elementary grammar, and special emphasis is put up- 
on correct pronunciation. 

Texts: Elementary French Grammar, newspapers 
and magazines, and short novels. 

Prerequisite : None. 

Three times a week throughout the year. Elective 
Three hours. 

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French 211-2-3. A rapid but comprehensive course 
in French grammar, with extensive reading of con- 
temporary French authors. Only French is spoken 
in the classroom. 

Texts: A French grammar and various works of 
modern French writers. 

Prerequisite: French 111-2-3, or two years of high 
school French. Three times a week throughout the 
year. Elective. Three hours. 

French 311-2-3. This course is devoted to the study 
of the French novel and short story of the nineteenth 
and twentieth centuries. All discussion is in French. 
Two hours. 

French 311-2-3 alternates with French 321-2-3. Stu- 
dents completing French 311-2-3 and desiring to con- 
tinue French may elect either French 321-2-3 or 
French 411-2-3. 

Texts: Works of modern French novelists and 
short story writers, periodicals. 

Prerequisite: French 211-2-3, or three years of 
high school French. Three times a week throughout 
the year. Elective. Three hours. 

French 321-2-3. This course is devoted to an inten- 
sive study of the French drama and poetry of the 
nineteenth and twentieth centuries. All discussion is 
in French. 

French 321-2-3 alternates with French 311-2-3. 
Students completing French 321-2-3 and desiring to 
continue French may elect either French 311-2-3 or 
French 411-2-3. 

Texts : Numerous works of French dramatists and 

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Prerequisite: French 211-2-3, or three years of 
high school French. Three times a week throughout 
the year. Elective. Three hours. 

French 411-2-3. This is a course devoted to the 
history of French literature, which traces the evo- 
lution of the French language and the development 
of French literature through the Middle Ages to the 
present time. Specimens of French of the various 
periods are read and discussed in French. 

Prerequisite : French 311-2-3 or French 321-2-3. 

Two times a week throughout the year. Elective 
Two hours. 

French 511-2-3. Post graduate work in French may 
be arranged. 


Spanish 111-2-3. A beginner's course in Spanish. 
The aim of this course it to give the student a sound 
foundation in elementary grammar, reading, writing 
and conversation. Correct pronunciation is given em- 

Texts: Elementary grammar, newspapers, short 
stories, and histories of Spanish speaking countries. 

Prerequisite : None. One hour three times a week 
throughout the year. Elective. Also by radio Sat- 
urday. Three hours. 

Spanish 211-2-3. This is a more advanced course, 
giving special attention to conversation, with a 
thorough study of Spanish grammar and rapid read- 
ing of modern Spanish literature. The life, habits and 
customs of Spain, Mexico, Central and South Amer- 
ica, and Cuba are discussed in Spanish. 

Texts: Advanced Spanish grammar, the works of 
Spanish writers, newspapers and magazines, includ- 
ing current periodicals. 

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Prerequisite: Spanish 111-2-3, or two years of 
high school Spanish. 

Three times a week throughout the year. Elective. 
Three hours. 

Spanish 311-2-3. This course is an attempt to com- 
bine a critical examination of the Spanish novel of 
the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with a compre- 
hensive yet intensive study of Spanish commercial 
correspondence and business methods. Spanish is 
used altogether in class discussions. 

Spanish 311-2-3 is given in alternate years. Stu- 
dents completing Spanish 311-2-3 and desiring to con- 
tinue Spanish may elect Spanish 321-2-3. 

Texts: Works of modern Spanish novelists, Span- 
ish newspapers and magazines, and commercial texts. 

Prerequisite: Spanish 211-2-3, or three years of 
high school Spanish. Two hours. 

Spanish 321-2-3. This course combines a study of 
the Spanish drama with a study of Spanish commer- 
cial correspondence and business methods (See Span- 
ish 311-2-3 above). All class-room discussion is in 
Spanish. Two hours. 

Students completing Spanish 321-2-3 and desiring 
to continue Spanish may elect Spanish 311-2-3. 

Texts: Spanish dramas, Spanish periodicals, and 
Spanish commercial texts. 

Prerequisite: Spanish 211-2-3, or three years of 
high school Spanish. 

Two times a week throughout the year. Elective 
when not required. Two hours. 

Spanish 511-2-3. For graduate students. Careful 
study and recitations of texts of Spanish Literature. 
Research work carried on under the direction of the 
professor- Three meetings a week. 

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Curriculum for the School of Liberal Arts 

First Year 

Second Year 

English 111* 

Mathematics 111 
Physics 111, or 

Biology 111 — 
One Language _ 
History 111 


3 English 211 



One of the following: 
Mathematics 211; His- 
tory 211; Latin 
or Greek 2 or 3 

Chemistry 111 5 

Two Languages - 
Bible 111 or 211 

16 or 17 

Third Year 

Fourth Year 


Two of the following: 
History 311 or 411: So- 
ciology; Economics 

Two Languages 

Mythology and Etymology 



History 311 or 411 . 
Cosmic History 411 

Two Languages 




*In this numbering the hundreds indicate the year (First 
year, Second Year, Third Year, Fourth Year), the tens the 
sequence; the units the terms . The letters, A, B ,C, designate 
sections of a class. 

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School of Literature and Journalism 

Robert L. Ormsby, Acting Dean 

This course leads to the degree of bachelor of arts, 
and aims at providing a general liberal education, 
stressing the literary and other cultural subjects. 
Latin is not required for entrance, but two or three 
years of Latin are desirable. 

The work in English in the college division has the 
two-fold purpose of giving students command over 
the use of their own tongue in both speaking and 
writing, and of familiarizing them with the best in 
English literature. The summer courses, though not 
identical with the winter ones, are similar, thus en- 
abling a student to complete a part of his requirements 
for a degree in the summer term. 


English 111-2-3. Composition and Literature. The 

purpose of this required Freshman course in English is 
to combine the reading of examples of modern prose 
and poetry with practice in composition, both writ- 
ten and oral. The chief object of the course is to 
teach students to express themselves correctly, clear- 
ly, and effectively. Continual emphasis is laid on 
increasing the store of words. A vocabulary test is 
given at the beginning of the fall term, and a second 
one at the end of the spring term, to show each stu- 
dent what progress he has made. For those Fresh- 
men who are shown to be in need of special work in 
the fundamentals, a remedial section is formed dur- 
ing the fall term for drill in spelling, punctuation, 
and grammar. No college credit will be given for 

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this work, but as soon as a student makes sufficient 
progress he may be given an opportunity to enter a 
regular Freshman section. No student will be per- 
mitted to take any advanced studies in this depart- 
ment until he has made a satisfactory record in Fresh- 
man English. Three hours. 

English 141-2-3. English Bible. Old Testament. 
Two hours. 

English 211-2-3. English Literature to 1800. Pre- 
requisite, English 111-2-3. This required course for 
Sophomores is a survey of English literature from 
Beowulf to Wordsworth. The selections are studied 
with special reference to their historical backgrounds. 
Students are given frequent practice in composition. 
They are required to use the library on special assign- 
ments, and they learn to take notes from lectures. 
In the study of the different examples of literature, 
types and forms are analyzed, including the simple 
elements of versification. Three hours. 

English 251-2-3. English Bible. New Testament. 
Two hours. 

The study will include the mastery of the history 
contained in the Bible, an analysis of each book, and 
such other matters as are required for the proper un- 
derstanding of the work. It will be treated not from 
a sectarian point of view, or as mere history or liter- 
ature. The aim will be to impart such a knowledge 
of the subject as every intelligent man should possess, 
enabling him to read his Bible with pleasure and 

The effort will be made to give the students the 
proper defense of seeming difficulties in the Bible, 
both for their own benefit, and that they may be 
able to meet the objections of unbelievers. 

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English 311-2-3. The Modern Essay. Prerequisites, 
English 111-2-3 and 211-2-3. This is a course open 
to Juniors and Seniors, especially those who hope to 
do professional writing. It centers about the con- 
temporary magazine and newspaper article. One of 
the primary objects of the course is to introduce the 
student to contemporary ideas, especially those that 
are revolutionizing the world today. Articles are 
read, analyzed and discussed, and frequent practice 
is given in the clear and orderly presentation of 
thought. Special emphasis is laid on essay structure. 

It is an axiom of this department, and of this course 
in particular, that the best preparation for journalism 
is not the learning of trade tricks for writing copy 
but the power to use good English combined with 
the background of a cultural education. Three hours. 

♦English 321-2-3. The English Drama. Prerequi- 
sites English 111-2-3 and English 211-2-3. This is a 
course open to Juniors and Seniors. It is a survey of 
the development of the English drama from the be- 
ginnings to the present day. At least five plays of 
Shakespeare will be studied. There will be oppor- 
tunity for students to try their hand at one-act plays 
and, if feasible, play-production. Three hours. 

♦English 331-2-3. English and American Poetry 
since 1870. Prerequisites as above. This course in- 
volves the mechanics of verse forms, and students 
will have an opportunity to write verse. Three hours. 

♦English 381-2-3. American Literature. Prerequi- 
sites as above. Three hours. 

♦English 391-2-3. The Story of Philosophy. The in- 
structor attempts, in this course, to introduce, to those 

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unacquainted with philosophy, its major problems 
and their significance for literature and life. An ap- 
preciation of the great philosophers from the early- 
Greeks to contemporary thinkers provides the basis 
for discussion. Three hours. Open only to seniors 
and graduates. 

PUBLIC SPEAKING. A practical speech course 
required of all Juniors in the School of Literature 
and Journalism, and open as an elective to other 
third-year students. Once a week throughout the 
year. One hour. 

English 351-2-3. Mythology and Etymology. The 

first two terms will be devoted to the study of Myth- 
ology, that readers of English Literature may be able 
to understand allusions to classical stories. 

The third term of this course is designed to show 
the origin of English words derived from Greek and 
Latin, especially scientific terms. Students looking 
forward to medicine will find this course particularly 
helpful. No knowledge of either language is required 
for entrance. Two hours. 

English 421-2-3. Methods in English Grammar. 
Three hours. 

*English 441-2-3. Theories and Types of Literature. 

The purpose of the course is an analysis of the various 
forms of prose literature, with special emphasis on 
contemporary writers. Three hours. Open only to 
seniors and graduates. 

English 361-2-3. Shakespeare. Three hours. 
English 371-2-3. The Short Story. Three hours. 
English 411-2-3. Georgia Verse. Three hours. 

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English 341-2-3. Prose. Fiction. Three hours. 

♦English 511-2-3. The Modern Novel. Graduate 

Library Economy 

Library Economy 121-2-3. The class in Library 
Economy meets three times a week. All students 
who have completed three terms of English 111-2-3 
are eligible. This course in designed to instruct the 
student in the elements of the decimal classification 
and the use of the card catalogue, and to make him 
familiar with the best known reference books on 
every subject. During the third term a short course 
in filing will be given particularly for the benefit of 
students in Secretarial Preparation. Three hours. 

Curriculum for the School of Literature and 

College Division University Division 

Hrs. Hr». 

Bible 1 or 2 2 English 6 

English 111-2-3 3 Cosmic History 1 

English 211-2-3 3 Electives 26 

Foreign Languages 6 — 

Social Sciences Total 33 

and History 9 

Psychology 3 

One Science 5 

Electives 2 

Total 33 

♦This course will be given only if there is a sufficient num- 
ber of students who desire to elect it, and if the instructor's 
schedule makes it possible. Not all of these courses will be 
given in any one year. 

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The School of Science 

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) in 

J. A. Aldrich, Acting Dean 

The School of Science is organized to help all stu- 
dents who expect to make their living by exploiting 
nature. It endeavors to build a solid foundation for 
future work in such professions as Agriculture, En- 
gineering, Medicine and Dentistry, and to prepare 
for industrial occupations not yet organized into pro- 
fessional groups. 

It hopes, through the medium of its courses, to 
build a true perspective and its corollary, a sane 
judgment of relative values — attainments which are 
basic in any liberal culture. 


Astronomy 111-2-3. A study of the solar and stel- 
lar systems together with a consideration of the in- 
struments used and methods employed. Two lectures 
and one laboratory or observational period per week 
throughout the year. Three hours. 

Astronomy 121-2-3. Exercises and observations in- 
volving the fundamentals of the processes used in 
practical Astronomy and Astrophysics. One period 
per week throughout the year. One hour. 

Prospective students are advised that first year 
Mathematics and Physics 111 will be of great service 
to them in these courses. 

Stacy-Capers Telescope. A six inch refracting in- 
strument with a focal length of ninety inches. It 

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was formerly the property of an alumnus of the old 
Oglethorpe and is named in honor of him and of Dr. 
James Stacy, the donor. 


Biology 111-2-3. General Biology. Open to all stu- 
dents without previous training in science. An in- 
troductory course in the principles of animal and 
plant biology presenting the fundamental facts of 
vital structures and functions. Some conception of 
the evolution of animals and plants is given by a 
laboratory study of a series of types beginning with 
the lowest forms. 

Three lectures or recitations and four hours of lab- 
oratory work weekly throughout the year. Five hours. 
(All Freshmen in Biology must take a course in 
Drawing) . 

Biology 121-2-3. General Botany. This course cov- 
ers in outline the entire plant kingdom, beginning with 
the unicellular and ending with a study of the native 
local wild flora. It includes a brief study of the prin- 
ciples of plant biology with reference to the funda- 
mental facts of vital structure and function. Open to 
all students without previous training in science. 

Two lectures or recitations and four hours of lab- 
oratory work weekly throughout the year. Four hours. 

Biology 131-2-3. Physiology and Personal Hygiene. 

This course is designed to acquaint the student with 
the structure and physiology of Man in a very ele- 
mentary and general way. Some of the more impor- 
tant diseases will be taken up; hygienic measures are 
considered with reference to each organ system. The 

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main problems of Community Hygiene are also con- 
sidered. Prerequisite: No previous knowledge of Bi- 
ology is necessary. Three lectures weekly through- 
out the year. Three hours. 

Biology 211-2-3. General Zoology. A systematic 
survey course of the animal kingdom. The structure, 
development, and life histories of the major groups of 
Invertebrates and Vertebrates will be considered. 
The course will also take up the distribution of ani- 
mals in time and space. 

Prerequisite : No prerequisite is necessary, but Bi- 
ology 111-2-3 or the equivalent would be helpful. 

Two lectures and four hours of laboratory work 
weekly throughout the year. Four hours. 

Biology 221-2-3. Plant Morphology. A detailed 
study of the structure and functions of the higher 
plants together with a consideration of the principles 
and methods by which plants are classified. Parallel 
reading and reports are required. Prerequisite: Biol- 
ogy 121-2-3. 

Two lectures or recitations and four hours of lab- 
oratory work weekly throughout the year. Four hours. 

Biology 231-2-3. Anatomy. A lecture course deal- 
ing with the anatomy of the human being. This 
course is designed to acquaint the student in* greater 
detail than is done in Biology 131-2-3 with the struc- 
tures as found in Man. Prerequisite: Biology 131-2-3. 
Three lectures weekly throughout the year. Three 

Biology 241-2-3. Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy. 

This course is designed especially for medical stu- 
dents and those who are interested in Animal Biol- 

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ogy. The course undertakes to consider the various 
organs in the light of their phylogenetic development. 
Emphasis will also be placed on the ontogenetic de- 
velopment of organs, as well as on fossil forms. The 
laboratory work will consist largely of the study and 
dissection of the representative Vertebrates, such as 
the dogfish, Necturus, turtle, the bird and the cat. 

Three lectures and four hours laboratory work 
weekly throughout the year. Prerequisite: Biology 
111-2-3. Five hours. 

Biology 311-2-3. Mammalian Anatomy. This course 
is designed for pre-medical students or those inter- 
ested in Zoology. It deals with the phylogeny and 
ontology of each organ system with special reference 
to the Mammal with a view to a better understand- 
ing of the organs as they are found in the human. 
A detailed anatomical dissection of a typical mammal 
will be undertaken in the laboratory. 

Prerequisite: Biology 111-2-3, and Biology 211-2-3 
or the equivalent. Three lectures and four hours 
laboratory work weekly throughout the year. Five 

Biology 321-2-3. Taxonomy. This course includes 
a study of the systematic arrangement of plants in 
categories according to their natural relationships; 
also the laws and principles of such relationships. The 
course begins with the highest division and follows in 
regular sequence through the class, order, family and 
genus. Much of the work will be carried on in the 

Prerequisite: Biology 121. Two hours of lecture 
and four hours of laboratory work per week through- 

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out the year. Four hours. 

Biology 411-2-3. Theoretical Biology. A lecture 
course designed especially to acquaint the student with 
the study of Heredity, Eugenics, and the theory of 
Organic Evolution, as well as the trend of modern 
biological investigations. Introduction to some of the 
more important sources of biological literature will 
also be undertaken. Prerequisite: Biology 111-2-3, or 
Biology 211-2-3. Three lectures weekly throughout 
the year. Three hours. 

Biology 421-2-3. Educational Biology (or Applied 
Biology.) This lecture course will undertake to ac- 
quaint the student with biological problems and phe- 
nomena in which Man is primarily interested, such 
as Man's place in Nature, the development of the hu- 
man before birth and after birth, contributions of 
Biology to civic welfare, Biology in relation to Public 
Health. This includes the consideration of the more 
important parasites, such as hookworm, malaria, yel- 
low fever, triclhina. A brief history of Biology will 
also be considered. Prerequisite: Biology 111-2-3. 
Three lectures weekly throughout the year. Three 

Biology 511-2-3. Special Work in Botany. This 
course involves the investigation of some problem con- 
nected with botanical studies. The work requires the 
maturity of a senior or graduate student, and in gen- 
eral only such students will be admitted to the course. 
Hours and credits are to be arranged. Prerequisite: 
Eight hours of credit in Botany. 

Biology 521-2-3. Special Work in Zoology. This 
course includes the investigation of some problem. 

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Prerequisite: Biology 111-2-3, or 211-2-3, also 241- 
2-3, and 311-2-3. Arrangement should be made with 
the Professor in charge as to hours and credits. 

Biology 331-2-3. Kinesiology. This course is de- 
signed especially for those who are interested in phy- 
sical education. The course deals with the muscles 
of the human body with special reference to their 
action in producing movements. A consideration of 
exercises as well as various games and sports are 
considered in the light of their effect upon the mus- 
cles. Prerequisite: Biology 231-2-3. Two lectures 
a week throughout the year. Two hours. 

Biology 431-2-3. Physical Diagnosis. Prerequi- 
site: Biology 131-2-3 and 231-2-3. Three lectures 
weekly throughout the year. Three hours. 

Biology 441-2-3. Advanced Comparative Anatomy. 
Three hours. 


Chemistry 111-2-3. Elementary Inorganic Chem- 
istry- This course consists of lectures, demonstra- 
tions, and laboratory exercises. During the year, as 
the students are studying the subject, the work of 
the laboratory is closely co-ordinated with that of the 
text. In the spring term lectures on industrial chem- 
istry are given, illustrated by inspection of local man- 
ufacturing plants. 

Three lectures and four laboratory hours a week, 
three terms. Five hours. 

Chemistry 211-2-3. Analytical Chemistry. The time 
devoted to this course is equally divided between the 
following subjects: 

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(a) Qualitative Analysis. 

A study of the analytical processes, including the 
separation and detection of acid and basic ions. Stu- 
dents are expected to emphasize the science rather 
than the art of qualitative analysis. Hence, the sub- 
ject is presented in the light of the laws of mass ac- 
tion, the ionic theory, etc. 

(b) Quantitative Analysis. 

Each student has his course arranged with refer- 
ence to his particular requirement in quantitative an- 

Two lectures and six laboratory hours a week, for 
three terms, for combined courses (a) and (b). Pre- 
requisite, Chemistry 111-2-3. Five hours. 

Chemistry 311-2-3. General Organic Chemistry. A 

study of the fundamental types of organic compounds,, 
nomenclature, classifications, reactions, and general 
application. The time devoted to lectures and recita- 
tions is about equally divided between the study of 
the aliphatic and the aromatic series. Three lectures 
and four laboratory hours a week, three terms, Pre- 
requisite, Chemistry 111-2-3. Five hours. 

Chemistry 411-2-3- Physical Chemistry. This 
course prescribes a systematic study of the import- 
ant theories and laws discovered in the general field 
of chemistry, with the purpose of developing the phil- 
osophy of the subject. Particular attention will be 
directed to the application of fundamental principles 
and to new theories in the light of old conceptions. 

Two lectures and two laboratory hours a week. 
Prerequisite, Mathematics 231, Physics 221, Chemis- 
try 311. Three hours. 

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Chemistry 521-2-3. History of Chemistry. This 
course consists of lectures and collateral reading on 
the development of the science from the earliest times 
to the present. It endeavors to correlate the pro- 
gress of chemistry with the laws of physical science. 

Three lectures a week, three terms- Two hours. 
Prerequisite, Chemistry 211, and accompanied with 
Chemistry 311. 

A graduate course and limited to graduates in the 
School of Science. Two hours. 


Geology 311-2-3. This elementary course consists 
of lectures and occasional field observations in the 
vicinity of the University. The content of the study 
will include general dynamical and historical geology 
with special emphasis on the geological formations in 

Three lectures a week, three terms. Prerequisite: 
Biology 111-2-3 and Chemistry 111-2-3. Limited to 
third and fourth year students. Three hours. 


Geography 411-2-3. The Scientific Foundations of 
Geography. A careful and detailed study of the as- 
tronomical and physical principles underlying the 
science of Geography, with particular reference to 
mathematical geography and climatology. Designed 
for public school teachers of the subjects. Two hours. 

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Mathematics 111-2-3. A survey course. A review 
of the essentials of high school mathematics followed 
by an introduction to Trigonometry, Analytic Geom- 
etry and Calculus. The course aims to put the stu- 
dent in possession of the mathematical tools most use- 
ful in other subjects, and to prepare him for any of the 
special courses listed under Mathematics 211, 221 and 
231. Three hours. 

Mathematics 121-2-3. Mathematics preparatory to 
Statistics and Finance. A freshman course for stu- 
dents in the School of Commerce. Two hours. 

Mathematics 211-2-3. College Algebra and Theory 
of Equations. Three hours. 

Mathematics 221-2-3. Analytical and Spherical Trig- 
onometry, more advanced topics in Plane Analytic Ge- 
ometry and an introduction to Solid Analytic Geom- 
etry. Three hours. 

Mathematics 231-2-3. Calculus. A standard course. 
Three hours. 

Mathematics 311-2-3. Advanced Calculus and Dif- 
ferential Equations. Three hours. 

Mathematics 321-2-3. Modern Geometry. Three 

Note: Courses 211, 221, and 231 will be offered in 


Physics 111-2-3. Experimental. Three lectures and 
four laboratory hours per week throughout the year. 
Five hours. 

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Physics 211-2-3. Modern Physics- Lectures, con- 
ference periods and laboratory work. Three hours 

Physics 311-2-3. Advanced Mechanics, Heat and 
Thermo-dynamics.. Three hours per week throughout 
the year. Prerequisite, Elementary Calculus and 
Physics 111 or its equivalent. Three hours. 

Physics 321-2-3. Electricity and Electrical Measure- 
ments. Two lectures and three laboratory hours per 
week throughout the year. Prerequisite as in 311, 
Three hours. 

Physics 331-2-3. Light. Two lectures and three lab- 
oratory hours per week throughout the year, prerequi- 
sites as in course 311. Three hours. 

Physics 411-2-3. Laboratory Technique. Six labora- 
tory hours per week throughout the year- Prerequisite, 
at least two courses in Physics. Three hours. 

Courses 311, 321 and 331 will be offered cyclically 
so that a student may cover the entire field in his 
four years' course. 

Radio Theory 241-2-3. Production of electric cur- 
rent — measurement of current — electric resistance — 
series and parallel resistance — electromagnetism — 
study of electromotive fields — construction and appli- 
cation of galvanameters, ammeters, voltmeters, and 
wattmeters — study of alternating current. 

Electromagetic waves — telegraph and telephone 
transmitters — vacuum tubes and their applications — 
radio frequency amplifies — power supplies — audio 
frequency amplifies — crystal oscilator — antennae — 
radio receivers. Three lectures and two laboratory 

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hours per week throughout the year. Four hours. 
Curricula of the School of Science 
First Year 


Science 5 English 111-2-3 3 

Mathematics 3 Bible or Mechanical Draw- 
Foreign Language 3 ing 2 

General Science Group 

Hrs. Philosophy 421-2-3 

One Science, 2 years 8-10 £? s ™? c History , 1 

One year in each of Electives to make a total 

the other Sciences 15 of 66 hours - 

A social Science 3 

Special Science Group 

Hrs. One Additional Science 3-5 

Major Science Philosophy 421-2-3 3 

or Mathematics 12-15 Cosmic History 1 

Supporting Minors 10 Electives to make a 

A Social Science 3 total of 66 hours. 

All electives must be chosen in consultation with 
the Dean of the School of Science and the student's 
major professor. They must form, with the required 
subjects, a unified program to fit the student's in- 
dividual needs. When the program is completed, it 
will be signed by the Dean, the Professor and the 
student and filed with the registrar. 

Students who expect to go into graduate work, 
should acquire a reading knowledge of French and 
German. Those who intend to enter a professional 
school should acquaint themselves with the specific 
requirements of the school they intend to enter be- 
fore planning their college course. 

Oglethorpe University 
Pre-Dental Courses 

First Year 



Elective Hours 

Biology 111 
Chemistry 111 . 

English 111 . 


One Course: French 
111, German 111, Math- 
ematics 111 or History 111 3 





Chemistry 311 
Physics 111 
History 111 



. „ 5 


Elective Hours 
One Course: English 
211, French 211 or Ger- 
man 211 3 


Pre-Medical Courses 

First Year 



Elective Hours 

Biology 211 


One Course: Physical 
Education 111 or Psy- 
chology 111 . 3 


English 111 


Mathematics 111 


Second Year 



Elective Hours 

Chemistry 311 _ 
English 211 


. 3 

One Course : French 

111 or German 111 3 

History 111 . 

Physics 111 




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The Lowry School of Banking and 

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) 
in Commerce 

Mark Burrows, Dean 

The aim of all instruction in the Lowry School of 
Banking and Commerce is to furnish the general basis 
of business facts, standards and theory which the be- 
ginner finds it difficult or impossible to acquire in 
his early business experience. It avoids any pretense 
of covering fully the practical details and routine and 
the special technique of the particular business or in- 
dustry which he will enter. 

The Lowry School offers two regular courses of 
study, the General Business Course and the Account- 
ing course. The aim is to concentrate upon the fun- 
damentals of business, and with this in view every 
student is required to obtain a thorough knowledge 
of the basic subjects including accounting, finance, 
economics, and business law. 

Those intending to teach commerce subjects in pub- 
lic high schools should take a sufficient number of 
electives in the field of Education to qualify them leg- 
ally for the Professional Teacher's Certificate. They 
are also urged to take shorthand and typewriting. 

Economic History and Geography 111-2-3. A sur- 
vey of the history and the distribution and charac- 
teristics of the principal industries and their relation 
to geography, resources, cultural development and ra- 
cial aptitudes. Special attention is given to the econ- 

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omic development and future of western Europe, the 
British Empire and the United States. Three hours. 

Principles of Economics 211-2-3. A comprehensive 
introduction to economic studies based upon a recent 
text, lectures, assigned readings and student exercis- 
es. Emphasis is placed upon the application of the 
fundamental principles of economics to the analysis 
of economic problems. Prerequisites: Sophomore 
standing with Economic History and Geography. 
Three hours. 

Markets and Prices 221-2. The nature and value of 
a continuous market; the discounting function of ex- 
changes ; the conduct of brokers ; options and arbitra- 
ting; the legal status and organizations of exchange; 
listing; types of dealers and brokers; the short sale; 
clearing houses; transfer and conversion of securities 
and "rights"; the money market and security prices; 
manipulation; the legal nature of speculative trans- 
tion and principles pertaining to the re-pledging of 
stock; commodity exchanges, their economic func- 
tions, government and operation; futures, contracts in 
cotton, wheat and other commodities; hedging; spec- 
ulating; crop reports; grading and inspection. Prere- 
quisites, Accounting and Banking. Fall and Winter 
terms. Two hours. 

Forecasting 223. The work includes studies of the 
major fluctuations in business activity and a critical 
examination of the factors involved. The relationship 
between the various phases of the business cycle and 
money rates, land stock commodity and real estate 
prices is shown. Each of the principal forecasting 
services is analyzed both as to methods and results 
achieved, and the possibilities of increasing the accur- 

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acy of business prediction are considered. Prerequi- 
site, Markets and Prices 221-2. Spring term. One 

Banking 311-2. The evolution and theory of money, 
government paper money, including colonial bills of 
credit, revolutionary bills of credit and greenbacks; 
the function of the bank, a bank statement, the clear- 
ing house system, and modern banking system, includ- 
ing the commercial, trust, savings and investment 
functions of banks; unit, chain and branch banking; 
foreign banking systems; the Federal Reserve, its es- 
tablishment, fiscal functions and policies; foreign ex- 
change. Prerequisite, Markets and Prices 221-2 and 
Accounting 111-2-3. Fall and Winter terms. Two 

Commercial Credit 313. The various forms of credit 
and credit machinery; the field of mercantile credit; 
duties and qualifications of the credit man; the vari- 
ous sources of credit information; the financial state- 
ment; credit ratios; legal remedies; various types of 
credit safeguards. Prerequisite: Banking 311-2. 
Spring term. One hour. 

Insurance 321. This course gives to the student 
a comprehension of the principles of insurance which 
are of practical value to every business man- Special 
attention is given to the advantages and disadvan- 
tages of the various kinds of policies in the fields of 
life, property, compensation, casualty, automobile and 
marine insurance and to the bases upon which the 
companies draft their policies and contracts. 

Prerequisite, Junior or Senior standing in the Lowry 
School. One hour. 

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Advanced Economics 331-2-3. A history of econo- 
mic thought together with a more advanced study of 
principles and problems. Prerequisite. Junior standing. 
Three hours. 

Business Law 341-2-3. Contracts, Agency and Part- 
nership, Sales Corporations, Negotiable Instruments, 
Real and Personal Property, Bailments, Carriers, Sure- 
tyship, Debtor and Creditor, Insurance and Bank- 
ruptcy. The course will embrace only those principles 
of law which are of interest to the business man. Pro- 
cedure and practice will be ignored. The case system 
will be used. Prerequisite, Junior standing. Three 

Corporation Finance 411-2. A study of the financial 
organization and management of corporations; promo- 
tion; the underwriting syndicate; securing new cap- 
ital; sinking funds and refunding operations, the de- 
termination of profit ; the proper division of profit be- 
tween surplus and dividends and the management of 
the surplus ; the various methods of consolidation with 
special reference to the holding company; the causes 
of bankruptcy; the practice of receivership and reor- 
ganizations. Prerequisites, Accounting 111-2-3, Mar- 
kets and prices 221-2-3. Banking. Fall and Winter 
terms. Two hours. 

Investments 413. The course aims to qualify the 
student for that critical analysis of a security which 
is necessary for a conservative estimate of its value; 
analysis of current, local and national security flota- 
tions; tests of investment, comparative analysis of 
government, municipal, railroad, public utility, indus- 
trial and investment trust securities. The students 
in this course will prepare reports on a number of se- 

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curities. Prerequisite, Corporation Finance. Spring 

term. One hour. 

Marketing and Marketing Problems. 421-2-3. A 

survey of our distributive organization and its func- 
tions and explanation of present tendencies. The case 
system is employed to develop the student's ability to 
analyze and weigh the factors involved in dealing 
with the problems that confront the business execu- 
tive. The cases include problems of substitution, ex- 
clusive agency, style risks, cost of doing a retail and 
wholesale business, mark-up, mail order business, 
chain stores, liquidation of inventories, etc. 

Prerequisites, Junior or Senior standing in the 
Lowry School, or its equivalent from other reputable 

Economic Seminar 431-2-3. The work of the Sem- 
inar will consist largely in the training of the student 
in research methods in economics. Studies in special 
fields will be made by the members of the Seminar and 
will be represented for discussion and criticism. Pre- 
requisites, Advanced Economics with Senior standing. 
Three hours. 

Public Finance 441-2-3-. The course has special 
reference to the requirements of executives and others 
responsible for the efficient management of the busi- 
ness enterprises and determination of policies. 

Among the topics of consideration are the follow- 
ing: Sources of primary and secondary information, 
collecting, editing and tabulation of data and interpre- 
tation of results, diagrammatic and graphic represen- 
tation, averages, dispersion and correlating; index 
numbers and weighing of data; analysis of time series; 

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secular trend ; seasonal variation, cyclical fluctuations, 
forecasting and its limitations. 

Prerequisite, Junior or Senior standing in Lowry 
School. Three hours. 


Elementary Accounting 111-2-3. Fall, Winter and 
Spring. Two lectures and four laboratory hours. The 
student is familiarized through discussion and prac- 
tice with the technique of accounts, financial state- 
ments, special columnar journals, and subsidiary led- 
gers. Partnership and corporation accounting are 
stressed and other special problems studied. Four 

Intermediate Accounting 211-2-3. Fall, Winter and 
Spring. Two lectures and two laboratory hours. The 
problems are more comprehensive, and require a thor- 
ough knowledge of elementary accounting. In the 
fall term problems and statements of liquidations are 
emphasized. Three hours. 

Advanced Accounting 311-2-3. Fall, Winter and 
Spring. Two lectures and two laboratory hours. Em- 
phasis is placed in the winter terms on problems of 
balance sheet valuations, and in the spring term, on 
the preparation of consolidation statements. Three 

Mathematics of Accounting 413. Three lectures per 
week. Simpler subjects of mathematics of accounting 
are presented the first half of the term, the more in- 
volved subjects the last half. One hour credit. 

Auditing 421-2-3. Fall, Winter and Spring. The 
theory and practice of auditing are surveyed, to- 

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gether with the working papers of actual audits. An 
audit report and the solution of special problems 
form a large part of the year's work. Given alter- 
nate years. Three hours. 

Cost Accounting 411-2. Fall and Winter. Theory 
and practice of cost accounting, dealing mainly with 
manufacturing costs, and treating cost accounting as 
an instrument of executive control. Given alternate 
years. Two hours. 


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Curricula for Lowry School of Banking and Commerce 
First Year Second Year 

Accounting 111-2-3 

Economic Geog 111-2-3 
French, German or 

Spanish 111 

English 111-2-3 





Markets and Prices 221-2- 

Economics 211-2-3 

Fr. Ger. or Span, cont'd 
Political Science 311-2-3 __ 
Elective* . 

__ 3 


_. 3 

_ 4 


Third Year 

Fourth Year 

Banking 311-2 

Insurance 313 

Business Law 311-2-3 

History 411-2-3 


Hrs. Hrs. 

__ 2 Corporation Finance 411-2 2 

1 Investments 413 1 

..... 3 Sociology 411-2-3 3 

3 Cosmic History 411 1 

8 Elective* . : 9 

17 16 

If the student desires to major in accountancy he is advised 
to take the third and fourth years according to the following 
schedules : 

Third Year 

Fourth Year 

Banking 311-2 . 

Commercial Credit 313 __ 

Business Law 311-2-3 

Adv. Accounting 311-2-3. 

History 411-2-3 



_ 2 

_ 1 

_ 3 





Corporation Finance 411-2 2 

Investments 413 1 

Cost Accounting 441-2 2 

Auditing 421-2-3 3 

Public Finance 411-2-3 3 

Cosmic History 1 

Elective* 4 


* Electives should be chosen with advice of the Dean of the 
School of Commerce. In general they should be such as will 
broaden the student's education. Science, Literature, Lan- 
guages, Secretarial Preparation subjects, and History are 
some of the fields in which choice can be made. 

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School of Education 

H. J. Gaertner, Dean 

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) in 

The School of Education is both an undergraduate 
and a graduate school. A number of graduates from 
such schools in Oglethorpe University as well as other 
colleges have entered the teaching profession. Much 
of the work being psychological and humanistic, the 
discipline of this school is a preparation for various 
lines of work beside that of teaching. The school is 
a good preparation for dealing with all forms of hu- 
man contact sides of life work. We especially recom- 
mend the courses in shorthand and typewriting to be 
taken as part of the electives in the third or fourth 
year or earlier by students preparing for secretarial 
careers, or commercial teaching in high schools. 

Education 111-2-3. Orientation in Education. In 

this course the historical and philosophical back- 
ground of the American School System will be stud- 
ied. A detailed study of the needs and opportunities 
in the Georgia School System will be made. 

Education 211-2-3. General Psychology. This is 
the basic course for any type of education. It is mod- 
ern in treatment, but we adhere to the "Middle of the 
Road" point of view. Sophomore. Three hours. 

Education 311-2-3. Educational Psychology. A study 

of the Mind in the Acts of Learning; its varied Func- 
tions, Stimulation, Reactions and Processes, Laws of 
Mental Activity. Purpose of the Course: To under- 

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stand more fully the application of Psychology to the 
problem of education. Third year. Three hours. 

Education 331-2-3. Mental Hygiene. In this course 
the student investigates many causes for mental fail- 
ures, the problems of happiness in living, causes of ab- 
normal mentality and the general way in which the 
normal mind is formed. Three hours. 

Education 341-2-3. Principles of Secondary Edu- 
cation. A study of the historical development of the 
secondary school with reference to purposes and cur- 
riculum; objectives of secondary education; relation 
of the high school to the community; adaptation of 
curricula and subject matter to individual differ- 
ences; organization and supervision; school manage- 
ment; school law; education and vocational guidance; 
extra-curricular activities. Elective in third and 
fourth year. Three hours. 

Education 351-2-3. Psychology of the Elementary 
School Subjects. In this course the present status of 
these subjects will be studied. The course includes 
an examination of each type of elementary teaching, 
supply and demand in the profession, characteristics 
that make for success in each field, and diagnostic 
service to enable the student to cultivate desirable 
and eliminate undesirable traits. Elective in third 
or fourth year. Three hours. 

Philosophy of Education 391-2-3. Ethics, Eviden- 
ces of Christianity, History of Philosophy. Open to 
Juniors and Seniors only. Three times a week. Re- 
quired for graduation in the Classical and Scientific 
Schools. Three hours. 

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Education 441-2-3. Educational Tests and Measure- 
ments. In this course the entire new method of men- 
tal surveying and testing, both intelligence tests and 
educational tests, will be studied. The student will 
be required to carry on some practical exercises in 
testing classes in near-by schools. The modern meth- 
ods of tabulating results and interpreting statistical 
procedure will also receive attention. Three hours. 

Education 481-2-3. School and Social Order. A 

study of the activities and needs of children, youth 
and adults in the social order, and the function of 
the school in society. 

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For Adult Education Students 

During the last few years a variety of educational 
subjects have been offered at the request of our 
Adult Education Students. In the future no doubt 
other new subjects will be required. We shall try to 
supply any reasonable demand. 

Among the subjects offered in recent years are: 
Education 221-2-3. Method in Penmanship. The 

Palmer System. Also suggestions for attractive black- 
board printing. 

Education 361-2-3. Curriculum. Historical origins, 
development, and future problems. To meet the re- 
quirements of the State Board of Education. 

Education 371-2-3. Organization of Elementary 

Education 381-2-3. Introduction to Teaching. A 

general outline of all phases of school problems. 

Education 411-2-3. Psychology of Adolescence. 

Education 431-2-3. Wholesome Personality. An 

advanced course in Mental Hygiene. 

Education 451. Theory of Arithmetic. 

Education 461-2-3. Theory of the Elementary 

Education 471-2-3 Abnormal Psychology. 

Education 481-2-3. School and Social Order. Gen- 
eral Principles of Education. 

Education 491-2-3. Development of Modern Edu- 

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Graduate Courses 

Education 511-2-3. Education in the United States. 

Historical Survey. 

Education 521-2-3. Comparative Education. An 

examination of European Systems and those of Am- 

These will vary with the needs and wishes of the 
student. In each instance the course will be planned 
by the Dean of the School and the Registrar. A total 

of fifteen hours, usually five lines of study, together 
with an approved thesis, will be required for the Mas- 
ter of Arts in Education. 

Students in the Department of Education upon en- 
tering the University Division (third and fourth 
years) or previously thereto, are required to designate 
the subject which they expect to teach, which thereby 
becomes their major subject. From nine to twelve 
year hours of college work are required of them in said 
subject for graduation, or, by special permission of the 
Dean of the School of Education, in two closely related 


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Requirements for A.B. in Education 

First Year 

English 111-2-3 

Foreign Language 

History or Mathematics 



.... 5 

Orientation in Education 

Second Year 


English 211 3 

Science 4 

Foreign Language 3 

General Psychology 211-2-3 3 
Political Science 211-2-3 __ 3 



Third Year 

Fourth Year 


Educational Psychology 

School and Social Order 




Sociology 411-2-3 

Tests & Measurements 
441-2-3 , 

Secondary Education 


8 Cosmic History 

Curriculum 361-2-3 

_ 3 

The electives in Junior and Senior years should concentrate 
on the one or two fields which are selected for future teaching. 

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School of Secretarial Preparation 

Mark Burrows, Dean 

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) in 
Secretarial Preparation 

The secretarial course of study is designed for the 
following: (a) Persons who wish to enter the busi- 
ness world in the capacity of skilled assistants to 
those in executive positions; (b) Teachers of com- 
mercial subjects in high schools; (c) Office managers 
and the like; (d) Young ladies who are preparing for 
work of a literary nature, or as social secretaries. 

For those preparing to teach in high schools it is 
recommended that from the electives nine hours of 
Education be taken, as this will qualify graduates for 
the State Professional Teacher's Certificate. 

Stenography and Typewriting 

Typewriting 111-2-3. The first term is devoted to 
a mastery of the standard keyboard by the touch 
method, with considerable attention to proper tech- 
nique, and a knowledge of the mechanism of the type- 
writer. If the student's work is satisfactory the first 
term, he or she receives a grade, but no credit; for 
the second term a net speed of 30 words per minute 
must be attained after deductions have been made for 
errors, using the national standard. For a passing 
grade and credit for the third term a minimum net 
speed of 40 is required. Five times per week. Two 

Stenography 211-2-3. A study of the principles of 
Gregg shorthand with dictation practice. The re- 

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quirement for a passing grade for the third term is 
demonstration of ability to write 100 words per min- 
ute in new matter. The testing is in accordance with 
standard national usage. In addition to acquiring 
skill, methods of teaching are given considerable at- 
tention, as many taking this subject are preparing for 
teaching commercial subjects. Students deficient in 
their English are advised not to take up this subject 
until the English deficiency is removed. Five times 
per week. Four hours. 

Stenography and Office Practice. 421-2-3. This 
course is open to those who have attained a speed of 
100 in shorthand and 40 or more in typewriting, either 
in high school or college. Dictation during the year 
should bring the speeds up to 120 or better in short- 
hand and 60 or more in typewriting. A study will 
be interspersed of filing systems, office machines such 
as the mimeograph, comptometer, and dictophone, and 
office procedures. Prerequisites are shorthand, type- 
wrting, and accounting. Three times per week, Three 

Curriculum for the School of Secretarial Preparation 
College Division 

First Year Second Year 

Hra. Hra. 

Accounting 111-2-3 4 Stenography 211-2-3 4 

English 111-2-3 3 English 211-2-3 3 

Modern Language* 3 Political Science 8 

Typewriting 111-2-3 2 Modern Language** 3 

Electives *** 5 Electives *** 3 



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University Division 

Third Year Fourth Year 

Hrs. Hrs. 

English 3 Sociology 411-2-3 3 

Business Law 341-2-3 3 Cosmic History 411-2-3 1 

Psychology 211 3 Advanced Shorthand and 

History 311-2-3 or Business Practice 3 

History 411-2-3 3 Electives *** 9 

Electives*** 5 — 

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The Social Science Group 

A History of Civilization 111-2-3. An orienting 
course showing the early origins of modern civiliza- 
tion, and furnishing a background for the present 
current of thought and progress of knowledge. For 
first year students. Three times a week. Three 

The Modern History of Europe 211-2-3. A study of 
continental Europe and Great Britain from the Dark 
Ages to the present time. Emphasis will be placed on 
such topics as the Renaissance; the counciliar move- 
ment for reform; the Protestant revolution and the 
Catholic reformation; the development of political 
ideals; the social and industrial revolution; the spirit 
of nationalism and some of its later consequences; 
the growth of internationalism. For second year and 
third year students. Three times a week. Two hours. 

Contemporary History 312-3. A course in contem- 
porary American and European history designed to 
put students in touch with present trends in scien- 

*French, German or Spanish. 
'*A continuation of the first year election. 
! * Selected with the approval of the Dean of the Department. 

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tific, industrial and international problems. Three 
times a week for two terms. Two hours. 

A History of the British People 321-2-3. A course 
in English history in which a minimum amount of 
attention is given to dynastic and military affairs, 
and more than the customary amount to social, relig- 
ious, literary and industrial matters. This course 
should be taken before the one in American history. 
Three times a week throughout the year. Three hours. 

A History of Georgia 322. A course designed to 
give a larger understanding of economic possibilities 
of the state and an interpretation of the social and 
political life of the people. Three hours a week in 
alternate Winter terms. One hour. 

American History 411-2-3. An account of the so- 
cial, political and economic development of the Amer- 
ican people. Such topics will be emphasized as the 
development of the American ideal of democracy, or 
self-government in freedom; the westward moving 
frontier with its influence on social and economic prob- 
lems, such as land tenure, agriculture, manufacturing 
and transportation; the rise of the great industries 
and trusts; the effort of labor to better conditions; 
the immigration question; colonial expansion, and our 
proper relation to the other nations of the world. 
Open only to third and fourth year students. Three 
times a week throughout the year. Three hours. 

Political Science 211-2-3. A study of the scientific 
principles underlying the structure and workings of 
the world's representative free governments. The or- 
ganization and activities of the federal administration, 
with special analytical study of the United States 
government, national, state and local. Considerable 

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attention is given to lectures and discussion of the 
leading national and international problems confront- 
ing the citizens of today. Special subjects for out- 
side reading assigned from time to time. Three times 
a week. Three hours. 

Political Science 311-2. American State Government. 

This course is designed to introduce the student to 
the problems and questions that arise in relation to 
the American States, and to explain the functioning 
of that unique political body. Open only to those who 
have had Political Science 211- or by special permis- 
sion of the instructor. Fall and Winter terms. Two 

Political Science 313. A study of the organization 
and working of the leading European nations, with 
considerable attention to the experiments in govern- 
ment in Russia and China. A good deal of study will 
be given to the problems of internationalism, such as 
the World Court, the League of Nations. Prerequi- 
site : At least two years of history and one in Politi- 
cal Science. Offered each Spring term. One hour. 

The History and Appreciation of Music 311-2-3. 

An inquiry into the evolution of music from the ear- 
liest times to the present. The plan contemplated 
is a combination of history, musical form, and appre- 
ciation. While the historical phase is interesting, and 
an understanding of musical form appeals to the in- 
tellectual and scientific, the main object is to cultivate 
increased appreciation of its beauty and of its power 
as an instrument of expression. The course will intro- 
duce simple and primitive forms with explanations 
and illustrations. This will be followed in proper se- 
quence by the folk songs, the dance form, the suite, 

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grand opera, oratorio, and the symphony. Attention 
will be given to instrumentation and the development 
of the modern orchestra. Illustrative material will 
be supplied by the living voice, the piano, and the 
recently perfected forms of electrical recording. The 
course will be semi-laboratory in its presentation. 
Those taking the course for college credit may pre- 
sent it as a three hour elective in the School of Edu- 

Sociology 421-2-3. A comprehensive outline of the 

subject embracing such topics as the evolution of the 
more important social ideals and institutions and their 
present status ; socialism and social control ; social 
pathology and methods of social investigation, and an 
estimation of progress. An examination of the prin- 
ciples of the subject with some attempt to give the 
student a first hand insight by means of visits to in- 
stitutions, exercises, questions for debate and the pre- 
paration of special studies in social problems. A re- 
quired course in the School of Education and Secre- 
tarial Preparation. Elective to others. Open only to 
third and fourth year students. Three times a week 
throughout the year. Three hours. 

Cosmic History 431-2-3 by President Jacobs. In 

the endeavor to give the graduates of the University 
a course that will co-ordinate the knowledge they have 
obtained on such subjects as Biology, Geology, Pale- 
ontology, etc., with their work in Bible, Ethics and 
Philosophy, the President of the University will meet 
the Senior Class one hour per week, Thursday at 11 :30 
in a seminar covering the story of human life follow- 
ing the broad outlines of Astronomy, Geology, Paleon- 
tology, Embryology, Anthropology and Archaeology. 
The course closes with a study of the first ten chap- 

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ters of Genesis in relation to modern discoveries. It 
is especially designed to give the graduates of Ogle- 
thorpe University a conception of the harmony be- 
tween religion and modern science and is required of 
all fourth year students. It is believed that this work 
of co-ordination of modern science with religion can 
best be done in the fourth year class, to the end that 
in harmonizing the truths learned their faith may 
not be unsettled. One hour. 

Sociology 501-2-3. Marriage. Not a sensational 
course. Presentation of the proper relationships in 

School of Fine Arts 

James M. Springer, Acting Dean 

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art Education 

The department of Art offers two courses, one 
leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts in the School 
of Fine Arts and the other leading to a Diploma. The 
Department also supplies the Art requirement for 
those taking other courses. 

The course is designed for students desiring ex- 
tended commercial training in the field of Fine and 
Commercial Art as teachers. 

Electives are allowed in order that the student may 
specialize in some particular field of art such as por- 
traiture, sculpture, advertising, or prepare himself to 
teach a subject in addition to art, should he be called 
upon to do so. 

All candidates must meet the University entrance 

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Professional Courses in Art 

This is an intensive four year course planned for 
those who wish to follow the commercial and indus- 
trial art professions. The student is first given a 
thorough foundation in the fundamentals of the var- 
ious fields of art. He is then required to specialize in 
whatever field may be his ultimate goal. A Diploma 
in Art is granted to those who satisfactorily complete 
sixty-six year hours of work- 

Courses in Art 

Art: Elementary Freehand Drawing. A course in 
parallel and angular perspective, inclined planes, and 
proportion, through drawings in pencil and charcoal 
from type solids and still life in outline and light and 
shade. One hour. 

Art: Elementary Antique. The work in this course 
is done in charcoal and crayon. Type solids, cast parts 
of the human figure, together with vase forms and 
other ornaments, are used as models. One hour. 

Art: Study of Perspective. This course consists of 
a series of problems in logical order and drawings of 
furniture and buildings, both exterior and interior. 
Two hours. 

Art: Nature Sketching. Pencil drawing of archi- 
tectural, landscape and animal subjects. Emphasis is 
placed on action, light and shade and composition. 
One to three hours. 

Art: Theory of Color and Design. A study of col- 
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of the principles of design, giving a knowledge of line, 
pattern, tone, mass and the basic principles of 
rhythm, balance, unity and harmony. Media, pencil 
and water color. One to three hours. 

Art : Creative Design- The student will make orig- 
inal designs and working drawings for pottery, plas- 
ter ornament, wood carving, metal work, etc. with the 
human figure, plant and animal life as motives. One 
to three hours. 

Art: Art Anatomy. In this course the student will 
undertake a study of the structure and movements of 
the human figure in so far as they relate to art. The 
method used aids the memory to retain form and 
build up figures as applied to illustration, fine art 
and sculpture. One hour. 

Art: Drawing from Life. Drawing from head and 
nude figure. The ability to draw the figure in any 
action or pose for the expression of an idea, to ob- 
serve and render character, is a fundamental requi- 
site to artistic progress in all branches of fine and 
commercial art. Two hours. 

Art : Advanced Water Color. Studies will be made 
in water color and pastel from nature, of fruits, flow- 
ers, drapery and still life. A large portion of the work 
will be done out of doors from nature. One to three 

Art: Lettering. A course in the history, construc- 
tion, and basic principles of letter design and compo- 
sition, intended to lead the student to an understand- 
ing of letter forms. One hour. 

Art: Graphic Design. A study of typography, or- 
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plates. Photo engraving and printing processes in- 
cluding line cut, half tones, wood cuts and lithography- 
will be studied and tours conducted to engraving es- 
tablishments. One to three hours. 

Art: Figure Sketching. Drawing from the cos- 
tumed model in charcoal and pencil. Considerable 
emphasis will be placed on quick action sketches and 
drawing from memory. One to three hours. 

Art: Elementary Composition. A study of bal- 
ance, rhythm, unity and harmony of proportion es- 
sential to good pictures. Its purpose is to stimulate 
the student's inventive faculties and to develop his 
power of expression. One hour. 

Art: Pen and Ink Technique. A study of line, 
tone building, value study. Also a study of dry brush 
rendering. One to three hours. 

Art: Antique and Still Life. The rendering of an- 
tique and still life in charcoal, pencil, pen and ink, 
dry brush and transparent wash, as a basis for in- 
tensive work in composition. Three hours. 

Art: History of Art. A study of the growth and 
development of the fine arts as shown in sculpture 
and painting from ancient to modern times. Two 

Art: Still Life Painting in Oils. The possibilities 
and limitations of pigments on representation, color, 
texture, lighting and the development of technique 
are emphasized. One year hour to six hours each 

Art: Advertising Art. The student is taught how 
to make drawings for posters, newspapers, magazines, 

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catalogues, booklets, folders and bill boards. Prob- 
lems which include figure compositions, still life and 
mechanical subjects are rendered in pen and ink, dry 
brush, black and white wash, and color. One year 
hour to six hours each term; 

Art: Advanced Life Drawing. This advanced 
course in life drawing is for those who wish to ac- 
quire special power in drawing the human figure. It 
presents more advanced problems, and special study 
is given to pictorial arrangement. One to three hours 
each term. 

Art: Elementary Modeling. Modeling from nat- 
ural forms, casts, fruit, flowers as well as convention- 
al ornaments. This course is well adapted to teach- 
ers in both the grades and high schools. One hour. 

Art: Advanced Antique: Drawings made from 
classical casts including busts and figures. Two 

Art: Pattern Design. The work in this course 
deals with the study of historical ornament, the de- 
signing of surface or all-over patterns, for such ar- 
ticles as rugs, linoleum, wall paper, textiles, station- 
ery, candy boxes, etc. Two hours. 

Art: Applied Design. This course is particularly 
adapted to high school teachers. It includes prob- 
lems centering around woodwork, metal work, plas- 
ter, etc. One year hour to six hours each term. 

Art: Advertising Layout. Work of an advanced 
nature in the planning of larger projects in the field 

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of advertising, window and store displays. One to 
three hours. 

Art: Advanced Pictorial Composition. A thorough 
background of art is required for entrance into this 
course. The principles of design, color and pictorial 
composition are applied to designs for wall hangings 
and illustrations. One year hour to six hours each 

Art: Life Painting. Paintings will be made in oils 
from the full nude and draped figure. Studies will 
be made in black and white and in color. One year 
hour to six hours each term. 

Art: Mural Painting. All fourth year students 
will be assigned composition and execution of a mu- 
ral painting in tempera or oils. One to six hours 
each term. 

Art: Landscape Painting. Pictorial work in old 
color by out-of-doors classes. One to six hours each 

Art: Portrait Painting. A detailed study of the 
head and careful delineation of the features, charac- 
ter and expression. Studies done in oil. One to six 
hours each term. 

Art: Sculpture. Architectural figure and orna- 
ment modeling, bust and figure study. This course 
also includes instruction in armature construction and 
the casting of figures in plaster. 

Such of these courses as are demanded will be giv- 
en, but not all in any one year. 

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College Division 


English 111-2-3 

Foreign Language _ 









.... 3 

English 211-2-3 

Foreign Language 3 

Orientation in Education 

111-2-3 3 

History of Art 2 

Art 6 

University Division 



Education 311-2-3 






3 Education 481-2-3 . 

3 Cosmic History 

3 Electives 

8 Art 





English 6 

Foreign Language 6 

Science 5 

Ed. Psychology 311-2-3 3 

Orientation in Education 

111-2-3 3 

School and Society 481-2-3.. 3 

History 3 

Electives 6 

Cosmic History 1 

History of Art 2 


Other Subjects 


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School of Physical Education 

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) in 
Physical Education 

John William Patrick, Dean 

Its purpose is two-fold: To train, protect and de- 
velop the bodies of all the students of the University, 
and to offer a special training, equipping them for 
positions as physical directors and coaches in other 
schools, colleges and universities and in Y. M. C. A/s 
and the Army. 

For the special preparation of students for positions 
as physical directors and coaches in high schools, 
prep schools and universities, a regular curriculum 
has been arranged offering instruction in certain sub- 
jects, the completion of which will lead to a degree 
of Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education. 

The science courses listed are designed especial- 
ly for students of Physical Education. The courses 
are planned to awaken in the student an interest that 
shall be more compelling than that of a prescribed 
course. To this end instruction is based in so far 
as possible on direct observations made in demonstra- 
tion. Each organ is studied with reference to its 
development, anatomy and physiology. Bones, mus- 
cles, viscera, etc., have meaning when introduced in 
the light of their development. The facts observed 
are discussed in lectures and quizzes. Free use is 
made of charts, models, anatomical preparations and 
microscopic slides. Weekly quizzes are supplemented 

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by written tests given upon the completion of some 
general division of the subject. 

History and Principles of Physical Education 121-2- 

3. Three lectures weekly throughout the year. This 
course deals with the history of physical education in 
Europe and the Orient. The course also deals with the 
History of physical education in America. Primarily 
the aim of this course is to relate the story of physi- 
cal education from the earliest times to the modern. 
The political, social, and religious conditions which de- 
termine the presence or absence, or the character of 
physical education are discussed at length. Three 

Varsity Coaching — Football, basketball, and base- 
ball 111-2-3. Three lectures weekly throughout the 
year. Classes conducted by Varsity head coaches in 
respective departments. Fundamentals, strategy, psy- 
chology pertaining to athletics, the art of coaching and 
the uplifting of character are stressed. Three hours. 

Biology 131-2-3. Physiology and Personal Hygiene. 
History, principles, and foundations of health. Three 
lectures weekly throughout the year. Section A, Mon- 
day, Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 A.M., Section B, 
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 9:30 A.M. Three 

An introductory course not requiring previous 
knowledge of the subject. 

Organization and Administration 211-2-3. Two lec- 
tures weekly throughout the year. An extensive study 
of organization and management in all phases of phys- 
ical education programs and activities. Two hours. 

Public School Physical Education 221-2-3. Three lee- 

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tures weekly throughout the year. The course deals 
with physical education in the elementary and high 
schools. Three hours. 

Biology 231-2-3. P. E. Anatomy. Prerequisite: Bi- 
ology 131. Three lectures weekly throughout the 
year. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11 :30 A.M. 
Three hours. 

Community Recreation 241-2-3. Three lectures week- 
ly throughout the year. Organizing programs for va- 
rious community recreations. Three hours. 

Minor Sport Coaching 311-2-3. Two lectures weekly 
throughtout the year. A fundamental study of minor 
sports and technical coaching. Two hours. 

Psychology of Athletics 321-2-3. Three lectures 
weekly throughout the year. A detailed study of 
psychology pertaining to athletics and athletes. A 
study of developing the neuro-muscular control, and 
the mental, moral, and social values. Three hours. 

Biology 331-2-3. Kinesiology or Applied Anatomy. 

Prerequisite: Biology 231-2-3-. Three lectures weekly 
throughout the year, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 
at 8 :30 A.M. Three hours. 

Directed Teaching in Physical Education 411-2-3. A 

study in methods of physical education, efficiency in 
instruction, discipline, training for leadership and 
technical teaching. Three hours weekly throughout 
the year. Three hours. 

Coaching and Practice Teaching 421-2-3. An ex- 
tensive study of psychology of coaching, and practi- 
cal work on field and floor. Three hours weekly 
throughout the year. Three hours. 

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Biology 431-2-3. Physical Diagnosis. Prerequi- 
site: Biology 331-2-3. Three lectures weekly through- 
out the year, Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 :30 
A.M. Three hours. 

Intramural Athletics 

In order to extend the benefits of organized ath- 
letic competition to all students of Oglethorpe Uni- 
versity, instead of only to those who take part in 
intercollegiate competition, the Department of Physi- 
cal Education sponsors the program of Intramural 

The purpose of the intramural department is to en- 
courage every student to participate in some or all 
intramural sports, to provide facilities for this par- 
ticipation, to organize and promote intramural com- 
petition, and to stand for fair play and true sports- 

This program includes competitive sports for every 
student on the campus. Students thus benefit from 
the wholesome effect of organized sports, and from 
the physical development which naturally follows. 

Intramural competitors, strangers at first but later 
friends, learn courage, determination, and self con- 
trol. Qualities of loyalty, self-sacrifice and team play 
are also thoroughly ingrained in each individual 
through this program. 

The fact that the intramural program provides con- 
tinuous competition in some sport throughout the 
school year assures each participating student of 
physical exercise every day of the school year. Too 
much emphasis cannot be placed on this particular 
phase of athletics. 


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Curriculum for the School of Physical Education 

First Year 

_ 3 

English 111-2-3 

History & Principles of 

Physical Ed. 121-2-3 

Math, History, Psychology 

or Language 

Physiology & P. Hygiene 


Varsity Coaching, Football 
Basketball & Baseball. 

Public Speaking , 

Third Year 

Psychology of Athletics 



Applied Anatomy in P. E. 

Minor Sport Coaching 

Educational Psychology 

Math, History, Economies 

or Language 


Second Year 


English 211-2-3 3 

P. E. Anatomy 231-2-3 3 

Organization and Adminis- 
tration in Phy. Ed. 211-2-3 2 
Orientation in Education 

111-2-3 3 

Public School P. E. 221-2-3- 3 
Community Recreation 
231-2-3 3 


Fourth Year 

School & Social Order 

481-2-3 3 

Directed Teaching in P.E. 

411-2-3 3 

Cosmic History 1 

Coaching & Practice Teach- 
ing 421-2-3 3 

Physical Diagnosis 431-2-3- 3 
Elective 3 



Scholarships for Athletics 

We are constantly receiving inquiries from pros- 
pective students concerning "athletic scholarships." 
The only scholarships offered by the University are 
given as rewards for exceptional high school and col- 
lege attainment. The only way in which a football 
or baseball player can receive aid at Oglethorpe is 
in the same way that other students are aided, by 
such self-help jobs as it may be possible for them to 
fill consistent with their week-end absences. These 

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positions pay from twenty to forty cents per hour 
and if occupied industriously and efficiently will cov- 
er the student's college expenses in large part. The 
university must necessarily assign self-help students 
taking part in inter-collegiate athletics to such self- 
help positions as their engagements may permit them 
to hold. 

Our endeavor and policy is to treat all students 
exactly alike, neither favoring nor discriminating 
against a boy who happens to be a fine football play- 

Rules for Eligibility of Players in Inter-Collegiate 
Sports at Oglethorpe University 

1. All students engaging in inter-collegiate sports 
must be fully registered and qualified under the en- 
trance requirements of the University as published 
in the catalogue. 

2. All students engaging in inter-collegiate sports 
must carry at least twelve hours (24 semester hours) 
of standard college work. 

3. All students engaging in varsity inter-collegiate 
sports must have passed not less than twelve hours 
of work during the preceding year. 

4. No student at Oglethorpe University shall be 
shown any preferences financially or academically be- 
cause of engaging in inter-collegiate athletics, but the 
fact that the student engages in inter-collegiate sports 
shall not prejudice his selection in self-help positions 
open to all members of the student body. 

5. Oglethorpe University will not, under any cir- 
cumstances, permit the payment of any moneys for 

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the services of athletes, either by alumni, friends, or 
by the college itself. 

6. The university assumes no responsibility for in- 
juries to students who engage in inter-collegiate ath- 
letics, but in lieu thereof will remit to those students 
who make the varsity or the first year squad a sum 
equivalent to their tuition, which sum is remitted 
for the purpose of paying hospital, doctor, dentist 
bills, etc., in case of injuries or treatments made nec- 
essary by their participation in any game and per- 
sonal assumption of the risks thereby involved. 

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H. J. Gaertner, Dean 

The work is largely planned for those working for 
Bachelor's or Master's Degrees. Accordingly, Ogle- 
thorpe will date the educational history of each stu- 
dent and plan the work necessary for graduation. 

In planning such work we see that certain definite 
studies must enter the curriculum of each student. 
For the Bachelor's degree, the student must have ful- 
filled the following requirements: Science, 6 year 
hours; Foreign Language, 5 or 6 year hours; Educa- 
tion, 12 year hours; English, 6 year hours; History, 3 
year hours. 

During recent years all Colleges have been working 
toward a better organized curriculum. It is this ten- 
dency that demands the above definite requirements. 
There is required a total of 62 year hours of accept- 
able credits. A minimum of fifteen year hours must 
be taken in Oglethorpe University. 

For a detailed statement of the subjects offered, 
see pages 99 and 100 of this catalogue. 

The Master's degree is based on the Bachelor's de- 
gree. The minimum requirement for the Master's is 
fifteen year hours. 

A thesis, approved by the thesis committee, is also 
required. If the student wishes, however, he may 
take 3 year hours additional in lieu of a thesis. 

In addition, Oglethorpe University offers a Summer 
Quarter divided into two terms of 5% weeks each. 
Concentrating intensively on a few subjects each class 

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meets six times a week. Three hours each term or 
six hours during the quarter is the regular amount of 
credit earned. A year hour is two semester hours. 
By these plans teachers combining the year's work and 
summer school attendance will be able to receive their 
degree in a reasonable time. 

At present the number of college graduates offer- 
ing for teaching places is so large that we are rap- 
idly approaching the time when college graduation 
will be required as a minimum for the profession. 

Tuition is payable by term (or year hour) in ad- 
vance. However, arrangements can be made to di- 
vide this into two payments per term. 


Liberal Arts 

German 111 Spanish 211 

Spanish 111 French 111 

Mythology & Etymology 351 
Literature and Journalism 

Shakespeare English Literature 

Short Story American Literature 

English Bible (Old Test.) Ill 
English Bible (New Testament) 211 


General Science Biology 121 — Gen. Botany 

Biology 111 — Gen. Biology Mathematics 111 


Geog. 411 (Scientific Geog.) 

Education 221 — Penmanship Edu. 491 — Development of 

Edu. 361 — Curriculum Modern Education 

Edu. 371 — Organization of Philosophy 391 — Ethics, His- 

Elementary Schools tory of Philosophy 

Edu. 381 — Introduction to Teaching of Arithmetic 


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Social Science 

History 411 — History of 

Civilization (Adv. Course) 
History 312— History of the 

U. S. Since 1896 
Ancient History (Greece and 


Sociology 501 (Marriage) 

History and Appreciation of 

Music 311 
Sociology 421 
Cosmic History 

Fine Art 



Educational Biology 421-2-3 
School & Social Order 481-2-3 
Curriculum 361-2-3 
Appreciation of Music 311-2-3 

or 321-2-3 
Orientation in Education 

Health Education 451-2-3 
Mental Hygiene 431-2-3 
Wholesome Personality 431-2-3 
Abnormal Psychology 471-2-3 
Educational Sociology 531-2-3 
Comparative Education 

Educational Philosophy 



General Science 111-2-3 
Scientific Geography 411-2-3 
Botany 121-2-3 and Advanced 

Fine Art 

Commercial Art and Others 


Foundations of History 

Georgia History 321-2-3 
Ancient History 421-2-3 
Contemporary Georgia 331-2-3 


Shakespeare 361-2-3 
English Novel 391-2-3 
English Literature 441-2-3 
Mythology 351-2-3 


French 111-2-3 

German 111-2-3, 211-2-3 

Spanish 111-2-3, 211-2-3 


Penmanship 221-2-3 
Manuscript Writing 231-2-3 

For further information address Miss Boineau, Reg- 
istrar, Oglethorpe University, or Dr. H. J. Gaertner, 
Oglethorpe University. Telephone CHerokee 2968 

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A student accumulating a total of ten unexcused 
absences from all classes in one term will forfeit one 
hour of credit and two quality points. A total of four 
absences in one term from the Tuesday morning As- 
sembly carries the same penalty. 

All absences concerning illness are to be referred to 
and approved by Miss Feebeck, head of the infirmary. 
Absences concerning college affairs are to be referred 
to and approved by Dean Patrick. All absences are 
to be handed in to the Registrar's office, and students 
are not to be excused by any other faculty member. 

Excused absences are those caused by illness, ab- 
sence from classes on account of college duties, or for 
other reasons approved by the dean. 

Continued and deliberate cutting of classes may in- 
volve dismissal from the University. 

Absences will be counted from the first regular class 
session, whether the student is enrolled at the time or 
not, unless excused by the Dean. 

A student must pass at least 50 per cent of his 
work each term ; failure for two successive terms shall 
automatically cause the student to be dropped, provid- 
ed however that if such student has registered for the 
ensuing term he may continue until the completion 
thereof, and if he shall have exhibited a marked im- 
provement in his studies, the Dean of his department 
may recommend to the faculty the continuance of such 

In the Summer School students must register with- 
in six days after beginning of each term. 

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The Faculty and. Administrative Officers of the Uni- 
versity reserve to themselves the right to make any 
changes in any of the rules or regulations contained 
herein or to change any of the textbooks or other 
study material which they may deem advisable at 
any time. Notice of any change posted on the regu- 
lar Bulletin Board maintained by the University shall 
be sufficient. 


Beneath the Administration building a Crypt fit- 
ted with a stainless steel door and lined with stain- 
less steel plates has been prepared for the reception 
of a collection of material representing a cross section 
of civilization of today and the sum total of human 
knowledge of our times. This consists of micro book 
records of all of the important books in the world, a 
complete photographic history of the United States 
since 1837, in still pictures, and since 1898, in motion 
pictures; and working models of all of our important 
inventions. All of this material will be sealed in con- 
tainers of glass from which the air has been evacuat- 
ed and replaced with an inert gas. The glass contain- 
ers are in turn placed inside transite and steel cases. 
When the material has been finally assembled the 
Crypt will be sealed, to remain inviolate for six 
thousand years. All of the material will be copied in 
duplicate on cellulose acetate film and on metal strips. 
Tests indicate that this will survive until the opening 
of the Crypt. 

Historiographic Museum 

This museum is now being established at Oglethorpe. 
It is the first photographic museum in the world. It is 

128 Oglethorpe University 

devoted entirely to the history of the United States 
as illustrated by still, sound, and motion pictures. The 
collection is already started at the University, and a 
building will be built to house it and an organization 
set in motion to carry on its work permanently. This 
will provide the greatest collection of contemporary 
American history available anywhere. 

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A Tabular Statement of Requirements and Electives 
in the Schools of the University 

"3 60 o § 

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So O T3 

f^ O O q 1 _ H 

<! 8 S '-C g 5 

fi fl C8 .£ 03 

.1 I | I & I 

I I 

Accounting 4 12 4 

Art 31 

Bible & Philosophy .. 5 3 2 3 3.. 

Biology 5 5 .. 

Chemistry 5 5 . . 


Cosmic History . . 




Myth. & Etym. . . 


Library Economy 

Mathematics 3.... 3 3.. 3 3.. 

Physics 5 5 . . 

Political Science .... 3 3 3 3 3 

Phys. Education 15 

Sociology 3.. 3 3 

Stenography 4 

Typewriting 3 

Foreign Languages 6 15 665.. 6336 
Science Group ... 5 10 .... 10 8 5 10 10 . . 
Social Sciences . .. 6.. ..10 8 6 3 3.. 
Electives ...... 5 4 25 17 13 13 28 14 14 20 

. . 15 18 


.. 3 3 



3 .... 17 12 3 . . . . 3 
93365 12 339 


633633.... 3 

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Athletics — Hermance Field 

The magnificent generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Harry 
P. Hermance in giving to Oglethorpe an Athletic Sta- 
dium, makes feasible the development of all forms of 
field sports, including not only the great games of 
football and baseball, but also vaulting, jumping, dis- 
cus and javelin throwing, track work, etc. Physical 
culture for all students is required. 

A sanely encouraging attitude is taken by the Uni- 
versity toward intercollegiate athletics, and Ogle- 
thorpe University is acquitting herself well in that 
sphere of her educational life. 

The policy of Oglethorpe University includes the 
care of the physical life of our students as a matter 
of large importance. Regular instruction, looking to 
symmetrical development of the entire man will be 
given in the Athletic Department of the University, 
under competent medical guidance. Special attention 
is at present given to outdoor athletics. Adequate 
provision is being made for football and baseball 
grounds, tennis courts, etc. Work on Hermance Sta- 
dium has begun and a section is finished providing 
accommodations for five thousand spectators and 

Lake Phoebe 

Besides having those sports common to all well 
equipped colleges in the South, Oglethorpe Univer- 
sity is the fortunate possessor of a beautiful lake 
covering eighty acres located conveniently to the Uni- 
versity campus, with a part of its shores set aside 
for a university boat house. This will enable the 

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institution to add a crew to its list of athletic sports. 
The lake is admirably suited for boating, rowing, 
swimming and fishing. 

Moral and Religious Atmosphere 

The ability of a college or university to develop 
worthy character in its students depends largely upon 
that indefinable quality called college atmosphere. 
As a mother, she breathes her own soul into her boys. 
They inherit all she has been through, all of her labor 
and strength and faith and prayer. If her judg- 
ments have been bought out with money, they inherit 
that; if with blood, they inherit that. Every storm 
through which she has passed strengthens them for 
their own conflicts in the days that are to come. 

Oglethorpe is a daughter of battle and faith and 
prayer. God alone built her, touching the hearts of 
multitudes of His children at the voice of her call. 
Alone of all the prominent ante-bellum universities 
she died for her ideals, and her alone of all the uni- 
versities of America, God raised from the dead. 

By her every battle, her every faith, her every tri- 
umph, she has learned what things are really worth 
while and what hand really to lean upon. She will 
tell her children of Him. 


By the generosity of many friends, so great as to 
be almost unparalleled, and by purchase from special 
funds provided, the university received during the 
first year of its life approximately fifty thousand vol- 
umes for the library. These consist of standard 
works in Literature, History and Science, with many 

132 Oglethorpe University 

valuable reference works in special departments. The 
private libraries of Dr. Aldrich in Science, of Dr. Nic- 
olassen in the Classics and of Dr. Burrows in Edu- 
cation are all available for the use of the students 
in these departments. The policy of the institution is 
to let no year go by without the enlargement of the 
library. A competent librarian is in charge, and the 
rooms will be open during the year of 1938-39 from 
7:30 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. The Carnegie Library of 
Atlanta is also available for the use of our students. 

King Library of English 

By the splendid generosity of Dr. Cheston King the 
university has a library of English with some seven- 
teen thousand books and pamphlets. 

Special Religious Services 

Regular assembly exercises which the students are 
required to attend, are conducted by each of the mem- 
bers of the faculty in turn. During the last three 
years daily preaching services have been held for 
one or two weeks in the Oglethorpe Auditorium. 

Oglethorpe Coat-of-Arms 

Among the unique honors offered at the university 
is the presentation of a sweater with the Coat-of- 
Arms blazoned thereon, which will be awarded in the 
future under the terms of the following resolution 
unanimously adopted by the Faculty of the univer- 
sity, upon recommendation of the President: 

"Resolved, that on and after September 1st, 1922, 
the Coat-of-Arms of Oglethorpe University shall be 

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given to those students carrying a minimum of fifteen 
hours weekly, of excellent personal character and con- 
duct, whose general average for all the courses taken 
during five preceding consecutive terms shall have 
been not less than 93, or who, in lieu of said general 
average, shall have so distinguished themselves in 
some intellectual, creative, or constructive accomplish- 
ment as to entitle them thereto in the judgment of 
the faculty." 

Winners of the Coat-of-Arms 

J. R. Murphy 
W. R. Carlisle 

M. F. Calmes 
L. M. McClung 

A. M. Sellers 
T. L. Stanton 

Gladys Crisler 

J. Hightower, III 

R. Brown 
Christine Gore 
J. M. McMekin 

N. F. Antilotti 
E. E. Bently 
W. V. Braddy 
Esther Cooper 

Fay Bowman 
Leila Elder 

L. C. Drake 
Helen Pariteh 

Bryant Arnold 
Harold Coffee 


E. C. James, Jr. W. C. Johnson 
L. N. Turk, Jr. J. R. Terrell, Jr. 

D. B. Johnson 
J. H. Price 

P. H. Cahoon 
M. M. Copeland 

Al. G. Smith 
L. G. Pfefferkorn 

E. E. Moore 
L. W. Hope 


Martha Shover 

J. B. Kersey 


F. M. Boswell J. D. Chestnut 
R. F. Hardin O. M. Jackson 

J. B. Partridge R. G. Pfefferkorn 

Grace Mason Virginia O'Kelley 

W. C. Morrow, Jr. B. H. Vincent 

Mary B. Nichols J. H. Watkins 

J. K. Ottley, Jr. E. H. Waldrop, Jr. 

Nettie Feagin Earl Shepherd 

Marvin Rivers Wayne Traer 

E. Hollings worth Mary Watkins 

Olive Parish Madge Reynolds 

Stanley Pfefferkorn J. E. Tanksley 

Thyrza Perry 
Charles Pittard 

Eloise Tanksley 
William Powell 


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Clarence Krebs 

Mary Williamson 
Zaidee Ivey 


Marie Shaw 

Harold B. Wright 

Irwin Langenbacher 


Bessie Silverboard 

Jones C. Holbrook 
Herman Lange 

Reavis O'Neal 

Charles Parris 
Martha Keys 

Lloyd Davis 
Louise Evens 

Thornwell Jacobs Jr Ed. G. Reder 
Sara Inell Mitchell Mary Steadwell 
Nellie J. Gaertner 

Samuel Gelband 

Sarah Lefkoff 


Fuessel Chisholm 
Thomas Ewing 
William N. Eason 

James Pearson 
Francis Scott Key 

Creighton Perry 
Ralph Thacker 
Wyatt H. Benton 

The Oglethorpe Idea 

Quality is the word that expresses the Oglethorpe 
idea — quality in location, in climate, in campus, in ar- 
chitecture, in student character, in college life, in ath- 
letics and sports, in faculty, in curriculum and in re- 
ligion and morals. Every one of these we offer at 

Located in the commercial and educational capital 
of the South, with an unrivaled climate, on the most 
distinguished street in that city, on a most beautiful 
campus of over six hundred acres of woodland and 
meadow, including an eighty acre lake which belongs 
to our students for swimming, boating and fishing, 
the physical advantages offered by Oglethorpe Univ- 
ersity are unsurpassed anywhere in the section. 

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One by one a splendid body of buildings is being 
erected on its campus. Every one of them will be of 
granite trimmed with limestone and covered with 
variegated slates. All of them will be as fire proof 
as human skill can make them, and as commodious 
and comfortable as our architects can plan them. They 
will be like the first buildings already erected, which 
are believed to be the safest, most beautiful and most 
efficient college or university buildings in the South- 

The Oglethorpe Site— Atlanta 

The attractions of the city of Atlanta as an educa- 
tional center are fast making it one of the great in- 
tellectual dynamos of the nation. Gifted with a soft 
Southern mountain climate, convenient of access to 
the entire nation over its many lines of railway, known 
everywhere as the center of Southern activities, she 
draws to herself as to a magnet the great minds of the 
nation and the world. Hither come lecturers, mu- 
sicians, statesmen, evangelists, editors, teachers and 
officials of the United States. An intellectual atmos- 
phere created by such conditions and the frequent op- 
portunity of contact with these leaders in all branches 
of human activity, offered frequently to our students, 
give Oglethorpe University an advantage of position 
and of opportunity which she will cultivate to the ut- 
most. Facilities for hearing and meeting the great 
musicians and authors and public speakers and the 
leaders in all spheres of intellectual activity are offer- 
ed our students. The tremendous influence of such 
contact upon the young lives committed to us will be 
felt in their increased ambition and redoubled deter- 
mination to perform, themselves, their duty to their 
race and their God. 

136 Oglethorpe University 

Silent Faculty at Oglethorpe 

It is not going too far to say that the aesthetic 
tastes and home habits of many young men are ruined 
at college by the cheap and unattractive furnishings 
of their rooms and the ugly forbidding architecture 
of the buildings, whose walls often deface their cam- 
pus. The architecture of an institution of learning 
should be a constant source of delight and inspiration 
to its students, teaching quietly but surely the highest 
ideals of life. Indeed all those qualities of soul we 
know as honesty, solidity, dignity, durability, rever- 
ence and beauty may be expressed in the face of a 
building and are so expressed on the Oglethorpe 

Not less important are the personal surroundings 
of the student's room. Cheap, ugly and ill-equipped 
apartments have exactly the same influence on the 
soul of a boy that cheap, ugly and ill-equipped human 
companions have. That is why the rooms at Ogle- 
thorpe are handsomely furnished. The sons of the 
poor are entitled to the information and inspiration 
such surroundings offer, and the sons of the rich will 
deteriorate without them. 

In brief the college education that does not teach a 
love of beauty and tidiness and what is popularly 
called decency is essentially and dangerously defective. 

This is the special work of the silent faculty at 

The Exceptional Opportunities of Our 
Personal Attention 

Young men who desire to enjoy the daily personal 

Oglethorpe University 137 

contact and instruction of the heads of departments 
will note with interest that Oglethorpe offers excep- 
tional opportunities of that nature. It is well known 
that in all our large institutions only the upper class- 
men come into any close contact with the full profes- 
sors, who as heads of departments occupy their time 
in other matters than in educating freshmen. 

We believe in giving our freshmen the best we have, 
and they will be taught by men who have taught in or 
had offered them, chairs in the greatest universities 
of America. This will be a permanent policy at 

Public Utilities 

Oglethorpe University has the double advantage of 
being located in the suburbs of Atlanta, so far out as 
not to be subject to the distractions of city life, yet so 
near in as to enjoy all the public utilities of a great 
city. Among these are city water, electric lights, city 
trolley line, telephone and telegraph service, and in 
addition thereto the University has its own postoffice, 
express office and railway station, all known as Ogle- 
thorpe University, Georgia. 

Woman's Board 

One of the most remarkable gatherings, even in 
this city of remarkable gatherings, was the assemb- 
ling of approximately two hundred of the represen- 
tative women of the city of Atlanta at the home of 
President Thornwell Jacobs, Saturday afternoon, No- 
vember 25, 1916, to organize a Woman's Board for 
Oglethorpe University. 

The purpose of the Board is to aid the University 

138 Oglethorpe University 

in every wise and efficient way, with counsel of, and 
guidance by the proper authorities of the institution. 
Already more than four hundred of the finest work- 
ers and most representative women of the city have 
offered their services and joined the organization. 
Their activities are directed toward the support and 
development of Oglethorpe in every phase of its 
growth and activities. Each of the ladies is assigned 
to the committee on which she feels she is best able 
to serve. These committees cover the various depart- 
ments of the University. They are: Ways and Means, 
Finance, Grounds, Press, Entertainment, Hospital, 
Music, Library, Arts, Refreshments, Transportation, 
and such other committees as it may seem wise to the 
Board from time to time to appoint. 

The authorities of the University welcome the for- 
mation of this organization with the greatest joy. 

The mere fact that they have promised a devoted 
allegiance to the enterprise has its own genuine value, 
but those who know the women of Atlanta, with their 
marvelous capacity for earnest and consecrated work 
directed by a swift and accurate intelligence, will 
realize what must be the results of the efficient aid 
which they are giving to the institution. 

The Woman's Board has established a permanent 
endowment fund, and has been incorporated under the 
laws of Georgia in preparation for handling funds 
donated or bequeathed to the University through the 
Woman's Board. 

Officers and Chairmen of the various committees 
for the year 1936-37 are as follows: 

President, Mrs. Hugh Bancker; 1st Vice-President, 

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Mrs. J. D. Cromer; 2nd Vice-President, Mrs. Francis 
Herreshoff ; Recording Secretary, Mrs. I. R. Carlisle; 
Corresponding Secretary, Mrs. Edgar Watkins, Jr.; 
Treasurer, Mrs. B. F. Ulmer; Chairman Executive 
Committee, Mrs. Katherine Connerat; Chairman Fi- 
nance Committee, Mrs. Lee Ashcraft. 

Directors at Large: Mrs. Haynes McFadden, Mrs. 
William Healey, Mrs. E. Rivers, Mrs. Charles Conk- 
lin, Mrs. Edgar Watkins, Mrs. Frank Mason. 

Standing Committees: Hospital, Chairman, Mrs. J. 
T. Williams; Girls, Chairman, Mrs. Robert Sweeney; 
Athletic, Chairman, Mrs. Edgar Watkins, Jr. ; Library, 
Chairman, Mrs. T. C. Perkins; Finance, Chairman, 
Mrs. Lee Ashcraft. 

Honorary Presidents: Mrs. James R. Gray, Mrs. 
Samuel Inman, Mrs. Harry P. Hermance, and Mrs. J. 
T. Lupton. 


Baccalaurate Address — John Francis Neylan. 

Master of Commercial Science — Joseph Rogers Murphy 

Doctor of Public Service — John Golden, John Harvey 

Doctor of Letters — William Watts Ball. 
Doctor of Laws — Marion Smith, George L. Shearer. 
Bestowal of President's Medal for Distinguished Service — 

Bernard M. Baruch. 

Undergraduate Degrees 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Ava Claude Ammons Elizabeth S. Miller 

Donnie M. Bennett Mary Belle Mitchell 

Minnie G. Carroll Isa Lloyd Osterhout 

Willie Fincher Cates Jack Puryear 

Julia Norton Clifton Ruth H. Satterfield 

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Frank Gardner Dillard Ann Jarrett Shimp 

Alice George Fanny A. Spahr 

Alice Ellis Hart Rebie Workman Stewart 

Mrs. J. W. House B. R. Turnipseed, Jr. 

Mrs. Ola Hicks Jones Alma Wade 

Lelia Livingston Hassie Mae Whitmire 

Emily B. McCay Irene Hancock Young 

Velma M. Merritt Lillian R. Johnson 

Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts 

Pinky Jewell Gates Margaret E. Roark 

Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Commerce 

Homer S. Carson, Jr. Edwin Cherry Hester 

Troy Drew Richard K. Wallace 

Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education 

Ernest Perry Clyburn Stewart D. Clyburn 

Charles Henry Fisher John Hoyt Farmer 

Paul Hilton Neal 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

F. Fuessel Chisholm Mack Albert Rickard 

Thomas E. Ewing Heyl Gremmer Tebo 

Henry Thomas Horton William H. Reynolds 
Duane Hansen Kunde 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

James A. Pearson Ralph W. Thacker 

Creighton I. Perry Mary Adamson Roberts 

Master of Arts in Education 

Pearl Isadore Bennett Mary Rowland Ivy 

Sarah Ann Bradshaw Martha E. Kendriek 

Thelma Eloise Brown Pearl Moore 

Clyde M. Carpenter Lyndell Mae Nelson 

W. Paul Carpenter, Jr. Beulah Edna Philips 

Noel Marshall Cawthon Dorothy T. Pomeroy 

John Hoyt Farmer Edna Kathryn Pounds 

Esther R. Fincher Fannie Cook Symmers 

Willie Boyce Happoldt Frances Byrd Temple 

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Master of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Mae Williamson 

Palmer Teacher's Certificate in Penmanship 

Lucia Harville Mrs. Katherine Patterson 

Marjorie Murphy 

Advanced High School Certificate 

Mrs. Clare Belle Isle Mrs. Melrose Lynch 

Teacher's Manuscript Certificate 

Bernice Anderson 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Dorothy Austin 

Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts 

Margaret Louise Bible 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Gladys Pauline Lindsey Myrta Thomas 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Buelah Moseley Adamson Mary A. Russell 

Bernice Anderson James Ralph Hampton 

Pauline Anderson Carolyn Virginia Jeter 

Sue Bailey Corene Sally Kerns 

Martha Wyly Carmichael Melrose Hamilton Lynch 

Helen Lorena George Lucile Merritt 

Mary Ellen Ramey Virginia Sauls 

Emilie Binion Rogers Beatrice Bird Stegall 

Louise Seaborn Roquemore Alma Elizabeth Suttles 

Samuel McKibben Rosser Elizabeth Ramey Thompson 

Ruth McLaughlin Rosser Mayme Alexander Webb 

Master of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Loyce Furman Cargile 

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Master of Arts in Education 

Effie Estelle Davis Ida Hurtel 
John Luther Ferguson Rose Lovette 
Mrs. Leon D. Hall Jettie Bunn McCoy- 
Edwin Cherry Hester Anna Emilie Senkheil 
Minnie Smith Howell Elizabeth Silvey 

Honorary Degrees 


Doctor of Divinity — Rev. C. I. Stacy, Rev. Henry D. Phillips. 
Doctor of Laws — Hon. Woodrow Wilson, Rev. Clarence W. 



Doctor of Literature — Corra Harris 
Doctor of Engineering — Thomas J. Smull 
Doctor of Laws — Thomas F. Gailor, J. T. Lupton. 


Doctor of Divinity — Rev. Charles Campbell. 
Doctor of Pedagogy — Miss Nannette Hopkins. 
Doctor of Laws — Dr. Michael Hoke, Rev. J. W. Bachman. 


Doctor of Pedagogy — W. A. Sutton, B. P. Gilliard. 
Doctor of Commercial Science — Joel Hunter. 
Doctor of Music — Charles A. Sheldon, Jr. 
Doctor of Laws — N. P. Pratt, Rev. Geo. L. Petrie. 


Doctor of Pedagogy — Carlton B. Gibson. 
Doctor of Science: — Harold R. Berry. 
Doctor of Literature — Mary Brent Whiteside. 
Doctor of Laws — Gutzon Borglum. 
Doctor of Letters — John G. Bowman. 


Doctor of Science) — Willard Newton Holmes. 
Doctor of Laws — Charles Edwin Mitchell. 


Doctor of Commercial Science — Harry Putnam Hermance. 

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Doctor of Divinity — Rev. Henry William Block, Rev. John 

F airman Preston. 
Doctor of Laws — Benjamin Newton Duke. Henry Morrell At- 
kinson, William Adger Law, Rev. Meredith Ashby 


Doctor of Pedagogy — Lawton B. Evans, E. A. Pound. 
Doctor of Letters — Roselle Mercier Montgomery. 
Doctor of Science) — Warren K. Morehead. 
Doctor of Laws — William Randolph Hearst. 


Doctor of Laws — Royal S. Copeland, Morris Brandon, Clark 

Howell, Crichton Clarke. 
Doctor of Commercial Science — Thomas R. Preston, John 

K. Ottley, William J. Bailey, Hoke Smith 
Master of Commercial Science — Haynes McFadden. 


Doctor of Divinity — Rev. Louie D. Newton. 

Doctor of Letters — Nathan Haskell Dole, Mrs. Joseph Mad- 
ison High. 

Doctor of Commercial Sciences — Rudolph S. Hecht. 

Doctor of Pedagogy — Mark Burrows 

Doctor of Laws — Chief Justice Richard Bjrevard Russell, 
Bishop H. J. Mikell, Rev. Russell Henry Stafford. 


Doctor of Divinity — Wilburn A. Cleveland, Homer Thompson. 

Doctor of Letters — Victor H. Hansen. 

Doctor of Commercial Science — Percy Selden Straus 

Doctor of Science — Lenix Craig Sleesman, Theodore Swann. 

Doctor of Laws — Lamartine Griffin Hardman. 

Bachelor of Arts — Zadock Daniel Harrison. 


Doctor of Divinity — Joseph Terrell Dendy. 

Doctor of Letters — Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer. 

Doctor of Commercial Science — Fowler McCormick, Barron 

Doctor of Laws — Albert Edwin Smith. Harlow Shapley. 


Doctor of Commercial Science — Archibald Wellington Taylor. 
Doctor of Letters — Wilfred John Funk. 

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Doctor of Laws — Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Claude Gernade 


Master of Public Service: — Albert Reynolds Rogers. 

Doctor of Pedagogy — M. D. Collins. 

Doctor of Letters — Amos Aschbach Ettinger, Archibald Hen- 

Doctor of Commercial Science — Edwin Walter Kemmerer, 
Paul Block. 

Doctor of Laws — Philip Weltner, Bernard M. Baruch, Her- 
bert Henry Lehman. 


Master of Public Service — Walter Earl Hopper, Cartor Wool- 
Doctor of Science — Charles H. Herty, Francis Gladheim 

Doctor of Laws — Samuel Hale Sibley, Homer Cummings. 
Doctor of Letters — Walter Lippmann. 
Doctor of Commercial Science — Henry Bedinger Rust. 
Doctor of Public Service — William Green. 


Doctor of Laws — Helen Rogers Reid, Caroline Goodwin 0'- 
Day, Clara Mildred Thompson. 

Doctor of Letters — Caroline Miller. 

Doctor of Science — Florence Rena Sabin, Annie Jump Can- 

Doctor of Public Service — Martha McChesney Berry, Cora 
Smith Gould, Mrs. Sidney Lanier, Jr.; Amelia Earhart. 

Doctor of Commercial Science — Josephine Aspinwald Roche. 

Mastjer of Public Service — Ruth Blair. 


Doctor of Letters — Margaret Ayer Barnes, Thomas Sigis- 
mund Stribling, Charles Edgar Little, Clayton Sedgwick 

Doctor of Science — Orson Desaix Munn, Robert Horace Bak- 

Doctor of Pedagogy — Thomas Jackson Lance. 

Doctor of Laws — John Francis Neylan. 

Award of American Banker's Association Scholarship in 
memory of Col. R. J. and Emma Markham Lowry to 
Francis Scott Key. 

Bestowal of the President's Medal for Distinguished Ser- 
vice upon M. D. Collins, Superintendent of Education of 
the State of Georgia. 

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Alumni Association 

President, Carl Sutherland; 1st Vice-President, Miss Lula 
Kingsbury; 2nd Vice-President, Ed David; 3rd Vice-Presi- 
dent, Mrs. Jane Reese Flynt; Secretary and Treasurer, Mrs. R. 
B. Whitworth; Director, Joseph R. Murphy; Claude Mason, 
Athletic advisor; Members of the Executive Committee elected 
for two years, Miss Eloise Tanksley and Miss Sarah Lee Ho- 
gan; Members of the Executive Committee elected for four 
years, having one more year to serve, Claude Mason and Edgar 

Graduates of 1920 

Bachelor of Arts in the Classics 

Newton Thomas Anderson Jr. Warren Calvin Maddox 
Henry Mason Bonney, Jr. Samuel Herbert Gilkeson 
Martin Augustine Maddox 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

James Hedges Goff Thomas Powell Moye 

Sidney Holderness, Jr. James Render Terrell, Jr. 

Robert Allen Moore Charles Speer Tidwell 

Duncan Campbell McNeill, Jr. 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

William Johnson Boswell Israel Lefkoff 

William Rhodes Carlisle Claudius Chandler Mason 

Nathan Meredith DeJarnette Neill Smith McLeod 

Marion Adolph Gaertner Morton Turnbull Nicholes 

Solomon Isaac Golden Robert Gilliland Nicholes 

Edward Carroll James, Jr. Lucas Newton Turk 
"William Carlisle Johnson 

Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Commerce 

Joseph Rogers Murphy Joseph Porter Wilson 

Albus Durham 

Master of Arts 

Chester W. Darrow John Hedges Goff 

Sidney Holderness, Jr. Benjamin Franklin Register 

Graduates of 1921 

Bachelor of Arts in the Classics 

Dwight Barb Johnson 

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Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Ernest Everett Moore Harold Calhoun Trimble 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Sylvester Cain, Jr. Carl Ivan Pirkle 

Marquis Fielding Calmes Israel Herbert Wender 

Malcolm Mosteller 

Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Commerce 

William Ray Conine Joel Hamilton Price 

Francis Yentzer Fife Preston Bander Seanor 

Lucien Welborn Hope Justin Jesse Trimble 

Lester McCorkle McClung Justin Thomas Trimble 
Thomas Edward Morgan 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

America Woodberry 

Master of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Thomas Powell Moye, A.B. 

Master of Arts in Science 

Edward Carroll James, A.B. Lucas Newton Turk, A.B. 

Graduates of 1922 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Walton Bunyan Sinclair William Chas. Hillhouse, Jr. 

Elise Caroline Shover 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Richard Harold Armstrong James Hanun Burns 
Bennette McKinnon Parker Hurlburt Cahoon 

Martha Shover 

Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Commerce 

William Lee Nunn Ted Logine Staton 

Julius Jackson Price, Jr. Charles Horace Stewart, Jr. 

Clifford Sims William Earl Wood 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Frank Knight Sims Edith Lyle Swinney 

John Randolph Smith James Edward Waldrop 

Graduates of 1923 

Bachelor of Arts in the Classics 

James Earle Johnson 

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Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Royal Cooke Frazier Louise Elizabeth McCammon 

Bert Leslie Hammack Sidney Edwin Ives, III 

Edgar Watkins, Jr. 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Murray Marcus Copeland John Lesh Jacobs 

Charles Frederick Laurence 

Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Commerce 

Nelson Burton James Osgood Hightower, Jr. 

Oer McClintic Cobb Joel Buford Kersey 

"William Conn Forsee George Ernest Talley 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

William Adolph Aleck John Arthur Varnadoe, Jr. 

William Penn Selmon Jane Leone Tribble 

Master of Arts in Commerce 

Robert King White, A.B. 

Graduates of 1924 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Margaret Elizabeth Ashley James Varnadoe Hall 

Elizabeth Hawes Broughton Lucy Allen Pairo 

James David Chestnutt Lawrence Gordon Pfefferkorn 

Gladys Fields Crisler Robert Gillimer Pfefferkorn 

Dorothy Elizabeth Foster Ralph Adair Sinclair 

Christine Gore Henry Quigg Tucker 
Mattie White Kellam 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Nelle J. Gaertner James Henry Hamilton 

Paul Courtney Gaertner John Carlton Ivey 

Otis Maholn Jackson Harry Eugene Teasley 
Ralph Augustus Martin 

Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Commerce 

Thomas Arnold Bartenfeld Thomas Brewer Hubbard 

Fred Malone Boswell William Doughtery Mallicoat 

Robert Ogden Brown Luther Thomas Mann 

Herbert Alexander Bryant James Meriwether McMekin 

Candler Campbell John Toliver Morris 

Walter Hugh Cox Coke Wisdom O'Neal 

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Edgar George David Finch Thomas Scruggs 

John Brown Frizer Alfred George Smith 

Walter Fred Gordy Raymond Weather Stephens 
Aaron Monroe Hollingsworth 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Oscar Augustus Lunsford 

Master of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

John Word West, A.B. 

Master of Arts in Education 

Mark Burrows, A.B. 

Master of Arts in German 

William Louis Roney, A.B. 

Graduates of 1925 

Bachelor of Arts in the Classics 

Weyman Hamilton Tucker 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Marcellus Edwin Ford, Jr. Ralph Franklin Quarles 

William Cosby Morrow, Jr. Eva McKee West 

John King Ottley, Jr. Samuel Maverick Weyman 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Alfred Newton Adams Mitchell Charles Bishop 

Evelyn Elizabeth Bentley Gibson Kelly Cornwell 

Thomas Lee Camp William Robert Durham 

Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Commerce 

Everett Bagwell Hugh Dorsey McMurray 

Samuel Preston Boozer Abram Orovitz 

Milledge Hendrix Brower James Bugg Partridge 

Peyton Skipworth Coles Benjamin Franklin Pickett 

Wendell Whipple Crowe William Thomas Porter 

Charles Eliott Ferguson James Marion Stafford, Jr. 

Henry Melvin Hope Erie Houston Waldrop, Jr. 

John Ross Kemp James Paul Wilkes 

Grace Evelyn Mason William Leonard Willis 
Howard Frank Whitehead 

Master of Arts in Education 

Thomas Lee Aaron Theodore Virgil Morrison 

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John Wesley Agee Samuel Burney Pollock 

Miller Augustus Hamrick Rebie Aurora Spears 
Archie Thompson McWhorter 

Master of Arts in Spanish 

Mary Elizabeth Watkins 

Master of Arts in French 

Herbert Chapman 

Graduates of 1926 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Mary Elliot Bogle Mary Louise Smith 

Thelma Elizabeth Doyal Mary Belle Nichols 

Nettie Simpson Feagin Elizabeth Louise Ransome 
Ernest R. Holland 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Earl Carlton Gay James H. Watkins 

Winifred Hugh Kent Robert Frank McCormack 

Harry Clifford Lyon 

Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Commerce 

John David Baxter Wm. G. Broadhurst, Jr. 

Esther Cooper William Atkinson Lee 

Tyler Bruce Lindsey Lamar Howard Lindsey 

Pete Twitty Mackey Harry Walthal Myers 

James Edwin Crabb Marvin Alexander Nix 

James Peyton Hansard William Askew Shands 

Adrian Harold Maurer William Hewlett Perkerson 

Holmes Dupree Jordan Thomas Edward Walsh 

Wakeman Lamar Jarard William Benton Wimbish 

Robert Edward Lee Calhoun Hunter Young 
Roy Moncrief Lee 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Leila Elder Walter Lee Morris 

Ernest Lee Ficquett Dixie Merrill McDaniel 

Nelle Martin George Harrison O'Kelley 

Graduates of 1927 

Bachelor of Arts in the Classics 

Sarah lone Thompson 


Oglethorpe University 

Bachelor of Arts in Secretarial Preparation 

Katherine Eve Bosworth 
Bernard Samuel Dekle 

Edward Oscar Miles, Jr. 
Luther David Wright 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Jeff Turner Anderson 
Leroy Jordan Boone 
I. W. Cousins 
Ralph Talmadge Heath 

J. Lamar Jackson 
George Arthur Murphy 
Joseph Hood Watkins 

Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Commerce 

Emil Harry Bannister 
Kenneth A. Campbell, Jr. 
Frank Chappell Everett 
Julian Stephen Havis 
C. Lovelace Ginn 
Albert Dozier Herring 
Ralph Milton Holleman 
Elizabet hCatherine Hope 
Henry Dewey Justus 
James Daniel Lester 

Harriet Estelle Libby 
James Eugene Lindsey 
Julius Pete Nation 
S. Luke Petit 
Thomas Jefferson Stacy 
John Edward Tanksley, Jr. 
Holt Elihu Walton 
Thompson Paul Wells 
William Paul Whitehead 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Louis Florence Daniel 
William Stephens Evans 
Dorothy Beatrice Horton 
Florence Elaine Josel 
George Moffat McMillan 
Will Horton Williams 
W. A. Barksdale 
Emmett Lee Barlow 
Joseph Lowry Bigham 
Carrie Booker 
John Franklin Boyd 
William Owen Cheney 
homas Erskine Dendy 
RRaymond Hunter Dominick 

Sue Gree 

Wesley Turnell Hanson 

Elsie K. Hogan 

Karl Lester Icenogle 

Frank Alexander Kopf 

Joseph E. Lockwood 

William Parum Lunsford 

William Edward Mitchell 

Theodore Virgil Morrison 

Jesse Elgin Poole 

Harry Clifton Savage, Jr. 

J. A. Smith 

India Nowlin Teague 

Master of Arts in Science 

Joseph Hood Watkins, A.B. 

Master of Arts in Commerce 

Francis R. Hammack, A.B. 

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Graduates October 1, 1927 

Bachelor of Arts in the Classics 

Robert Clifton Dorn 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Fannie Mae Symmers 

Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education 

Mrs. F. E. Garnett Jessie Hardman Lowe 

Hattie Lee 

Master of Arts in Education 

Clarence Edward Betts Beecher Ward Golden 

Virginia Wade Bolden William Anderson Jackson 

Howard Wade Cheney Martha Shover 

Graduates of 1928 

Bachelor of Arts in the Classics 

Luther Marvin Rivers 

Bachelor of Arts in Honors Course 

Helen Rand Parish Olive Slade Parish 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

La Fayette H. Bowman Hoyt Ray Hoover 

Edward Lee Brantley Elizabeth Ruth Patterson 

La Fon Dancy Louise Madden 

Arthur Gottesman Charles Clark Willis, Jr. 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Angello Marie Clarke Madge Reynolds 

Leonard Chapmon Drake Wyeth Calvin Steel, Jr. 
Robert Spencer Howell Stratford Gilman Woodberry 

Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Commerce 

Charles Henry Beuchler, Jr. James Liggorn O'Kelley 

Brantley Jewett Boswell Wayne S. Traer 

William Franklin Chestnutt William Wilson Tye 

Joseph Brayton Dekle William F. Underwood 

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John Fitten Goldsmith Thomas Walters, Jr. 

John Franklin Gordy Charles Clifton White 

Fred Stuart Gould, Jr. Louise Moody Wood 

Louise Martin Hobgood, Jr. Edwina Mary Wray 

Ralph Anton Mahan Alfonso Alfred York 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Mary Emily Busha John Dekle Kirkland 

Robert Clayton Carroll Robert Frank Richardson 

Evelyn Pearce Hollingsworth Yeola Brown Stitt 

Theodosia Hunnicutt Madye Forrester Tyler 

Mable Goodrich Hunter Julia Croom Whitfield 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Edna Baker Rosa Mae Lovett 

Wilhelmina Lowe Gelissen William Nathan Nunn 

Willie Clements Ralph Olmutz Powell 

RRuth Louise Blodgett Frank Taylor 

Hattie Clarke Gurr Carroll Summer 

Waverly Jodelle Huson Hannah Wilson 

Rosa Mae King Edith 0. Wright 

Master of Arts in Education 

George Hiley Slappey 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Agnes Duffay Defoor Ella Parker Leonard 

Robert Thomas Defoor Willie Lunsford 

Dudley Sanford Dennard Margaret Mae Richardson 

Mary Tennyson Fletcher Thomas Preston Tribble 

Mary Bob Huson Rosa Woodberry 

Lula La Roche Kingsberry Edwina Mary Wray 

Graduates September 30, 1928 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Thomas B. Taylor George Augustus Holloway 

Master of Arts in Commerce 

Lowry Arnold Sims 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Ira Jarrell Mrs. Arthur Pew 

Mary Clary Gertrude Pew 

Mrs. Enid G. Johnston Alton L. Knighton 

John D. Self 

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Master of Arts in Commerce 

Ernest P. Enis Ethel Purcell 

Mrs. Frank S. Garrett Mrs. P. S. Woodward 

Martin Augustine Maddox 

Graduates of 1929 

Bachelor of Arts in the Classics 

Elizabeth Cowles Werner 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Marion Brown Anderson Mary Neal Lupmkin 

Ruth Antionette Brown Edward E. O'Kelley 

Leola Wallace Frost Dorothy Trammell Pomeroy 

Mary X. Gunter Jane Calahan Rees 

William Wilson Hill Elizabeth Riley 

Elliece Johnson John William Rogers 

Margaret C. Kendrick Mary Doris Taylor 

Mary Belle Laney Mrs. Charles S. Sanders 

Lyndon B. Knighton Ada McGraw West 
Edna Erie Lindsey 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Angel Allen Carroll Atelia Thompsan 

Adele Johnson Bussey Hayward Martin Thompson 

Elizabeth Collier Dodd Ray Upshaw Todd 

James B. C. Howe Alan Watkins 

Thyrza Pauline Perry Walter M. Wells 

Stanley G. Pfefferkorn Annie Bell Wills 
Evelyn C. Silverman 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Robert Wilson Emery Morris Kemsler Jackson 

Joseph Freeman Hutson Hubbard Hale Kellog 

Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Commerce 

Samuel Earl Blackwell, Jr. Emory Souther Lunsford 

David Meade Blake Paul Thomas Madden 

Hilary Elsberry Bryson John Frances Murphy 

Floyd C. Cooper, Jr. Nellie Kote Noel 

Haywood M. Clements William Crossly Perkins 

John Will Crouch Charles C. Perkins 

Luther M. Davenport Charles C. Pittard 

Louis Gilman Henry J. Reynolds, Jr. 

Homer Thomas Gramling John Robert Shaw 

Fred Griffin Cammie Lee Stow 

Eaton Bass Hill LeRoy Patterson Tebo 

Robert Beverly Irwin James Erskine Thompson 

William Marshall Jones Henry C. Whitesell 

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Joseph Howard Lawson Donald Winifred Wilson, Jr. 

Charles Brannan Lindsey 

Master of Arts in Science 

Edna Baker (in History) Dollie McLendon 

Anne England Woodfin Rampley 

Thelma Laura Edwards Maudie Paulk 

Theresa Amanda Edwards Carroll Alva Summer 

Mrs. Etta Hardman Mitchell Nannie May Williams 

Master of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Adele Johnston Bussey Louise Madden (In French) 

Ralph Olmutz Powell Frank Taylor 

Graduates August 22, 1929 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Leonard Withington Hill 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Ethel Anderson King William Moore Powell 

Evelyn Linch Azile Simpson 

Asa O'Kelley 

Master of Arts in Science 

George Harrison O'Kelley 

Graduates of 1930 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Mildred Frances Bradley Virgil Winifred Milton 

Mary Laura Davis Wade Bryant Arnold 

Mary Collier Dodd 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Earl Lenward Shepherd Mary Lee Price 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Dorothy Moses Alexander Mrs. Lodowick J. Hill, Jr. 

Aura Elizabeth Baird Mrs. Annie Sawtell Johnson 

Ruth Kinnard Annie Elizabeth McClung 

Mrs. Martin A. Maddox Neola McDavid 

Evelyn Fitzgerald Bird Lydia Pearl Moore 

Mrs. Norman Brown Margaret Neuhoff 

William Clifford Bull Emma Virginia Prichard 

Catherine Fisher Carlton Fred Richard Snook 

Helen Irene Clapp Richard Henry Taliaferro 

Mrs. Ethel Taylor Cooper Frances Byrd Temple 

Lyman Bernard Fox Mary Tucker 

Mary Elizabeth Hamilton Asa Patrick Wall 
Cleophas Martha Hicks 

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Bachelor of Arts in Commerce 

Curry Jeff Burford Amos Augustus Martin 

Haywood Monk Clement Eloise Chable Tanksley 

William Harold Coffee Lindsey C. Vaughn 

Mary Evelyn Megahee 

Master of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Mabel Morrow 

Master of Arts in Education 

Otto Leroy Amsler Kenneth Byron Edwards 

Willie Henriette Clements Harriet Clark Gurr 

Mary Turner Holder Janie Thorpe Solomon 

Edna Erie Lindsey Mrs. Rose B. Whitworth 

Warren Calvin Maddox Viola Wilson 

Virginia Butler Nickolson Hannah Barett Wilson 
Ella Callahan Rees 

Graduates August 29, 1930 

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts 

Rufus William Oakey 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Robert Benson 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Ethel B. Clark Judith Rice 

Ethel Hill Mrs. de Bruyn Kops 

Laura Houk Margaret Alice Kilian 

Lamar Jeter Dona Lower 

Henriette Masseling May A. Walker 

Colene Reed Frances Woodberry 
Viola Reed 

Master of Arts in Science 

Ada McGraw West 

Master of Arts in Education 

Claude L. Lynn 

Graduates of 1931 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

William John S. Deal Mary Corley 

Pearl Isadore Bennett Gertrude Corrigan 

Thelma Margaret Brogdon Clyde C. Lunsford 

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Robert Edgar Carroll Maude Byrom Curtis 

M D Collins Ruth Flemming 

Ruth Elizabeth Frost Martha Jean Osborne 

Annie Mary Fuller Donald H. Overton 

Abraham H. Germain Alan Sedgwick Ritz 

Margaret E. Greenwood Mrs. Haze W. Seavey 

Ruth Kinnard Mary Evelyn Standard 

Miriam Steinberg Levy Margaret Alice Verdeman 

Anne Dye McElheny Olin Paul Rogers 
Archie Guy Morgan 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Ernest A Goldin Charles L. McKissack 

Harry Last John Pierce Turk 
Gertrude Pane Murray 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Elilizabeth Hunt Arnold Zelan Theodore Wills 
Helen Mary Bordman 

Bachelor of Arts in Commerce 

James W. Anderson Frank Martin Inman, Jr. 

Paul Bowen Bacon Zaidee Elizabeth Ivey 

Hoke Smith Bell Frank Mackey 

Thomas Henry Daniel, Jr. Frances Elizabeth Merritt 

Lester Elsberry Willie Wodall 

Edward Duncan Emerson Sadajiro Yoshinuma 

Master of Arts in Education 

Mary Clary Elliece Johnson 

Eloise Young Edwards Stanley Mathews Oliver 

Lamar Ferguson Louis L. Perry 

Lelia Wallace Frost Katie Jones Samuel 
Lutie Pope Head 

Master of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Enid Graham Johnston Emma Virginia Prichard 

Rosa May King Carl Thomas Southerland 

Graduates August 27, 1931 

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts 

Gladys Seguin 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Harry Lee McGinnis 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Benjamin Ivey Simpson, Jr. 

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Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Emily Bealer Calhoun Frank Gardner Dillard 

Annie Edna Callaway Claudia Clyde Dumas 

Vera Hyde Hall Beulah Edna Phillips 

Donald W. Heidecker Ruth Spiller 

Zenith F. Jamjerson Thomas Corra Sweet 

Laura Massey Betty Smiley Whitaker 
Ina Harris Norman 

Master of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Margaret Cleghorn Kendrick Henriette Marie Masseling 

Mary Belle Laney Golden A. Pirkle 

Master of Arts in Education 

Mrs. Mary S. Beacom Rebie Harwell Hill 

William Clifford Bull Ira Jerrell 

Thelma Clements William B. Kimble 

Mildred B. Converse Nathan Mann 

Gertrude Corrigan Mrs. C. M. Neal 

Alma Ward Davis Elizabeth H. Pew 

Ella Dicksoon Kathleen H. Pitman 
Gordon Fort 

Graduates of 1932 

Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education 

Frank B. Anderson, Jr. Lillian Herring Purcell 

Evelyn L. Baugh Geraldine E. Reeves 

Gladys Mapp Cannon Mary C. Rowland 

Frank G. Dillard Bessie F. Silverboard 

Glenn James Alice M. E. Staples 

Amy Silks Knight D. Ford Staples 

Vera Estelle Lindsey Edna Mae Whitehead 
Faith Walton Porch 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Milton F. Davenport H. B. Kristman 

Harrison K. Griffin William A. Lee 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Christine E. Bost Edith B. Marshall 

Elizabeta A. Crandall Hallett A. MacKnight 

Burke 0. Hedges Reavis C. O'Neal, Jr. 

Bachelor of Arts in Commerce 

Hewlett Bagwell Earl B. Brooks 

Charles J. Bourn Ace L. Carter, Jr. 

George P. Brinson, Jr. Edward L. Harney 

Claude W. Herrin Ray S. Sewell 

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Allen M. Johnson Richard F. Stone 

Jefferson Davis MacMillan Roy L. Warren 

Frank J. Meyer Marion M. Whaley 

Eugenia G. Patterson Gordon N. White 

Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education 

Parker Lewis Bryant 

Bachelor of Arts in Commerce 

Marie C. Shaw Virginia De W. Templeman 

Mary K. Williamson 

Master of Arts in Education 

Aura E. Baird Albert A. Lacour 

Helen I. Clapp Albert N. Shaeffer 

Ruth Kinnard Margaret A. Vardaman 

Master of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Elizabeth H. Arnold 

Master of Arts in Science 

Earl L. Shepherd 

Graduates August 26, 1932 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Emory Hammack George Christopher Nicholson 

Bachelor of Arts in Commerce 

Lawrence C. Hight 

Bachelor of Arts in Secretarial Preparation 

Gladys Adair Bridges 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Lee Bennett John F. Oakey 

Anne E. K. Cook Alma S. Southerland 

Lillian B. Macrae Nancy B. Wilson 
Rounelle B. Middlebrooks 

Master of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

William L. Jeter 

Master of Arts in Education 

John W. Rogers 

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Graduates of 1933 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Willard P. Allison Marie A. Mauldin 

Evelyn Bailey John Statham 

Ruby W. Baker Mary R. Steadwell 

Rose Goldstein Elizabeth J. Steele 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Lawrence Daniel Drake Almon R. Raines 

Sam Tarentino Jesse D. Hansard 

George S. Gailliard. Jr. Walter R. Massengale, Jr. 

Bachelor of Arts in Commerce 

John H. Bitting Eli F. Rainwater 

Grady H. Blackwell Edward G. Reder 

Carl N. Coffee Robert T. Riggina 

E. Houston Lundy, Jr. Catherine Shaw 

Forrest C. Poole 

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts 

H. Vernon Anderson Sidney H. Davies 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Hermann F. Lange 

Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education 

John W. Patrick Ray H. Walker 

Bachelor of Arts in Commerce 

Louise H. Bode 

Master of Arts in Education 

Mrs. Ethel T. Cooper Theodore R. Moore 

B. E. Alward Donald H. Overton 

C. M. Hicks Ruth W. Sanders 
Mrs. Lucile H. Maddox Edith Overpeck Wright 

Master of Arts in Literature and Journalism 
Harriet C. Rainwater 

Graduates August 25, 1933 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Paul B. Fite, Jr. 

Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education 

Jean England Anderw F. Morrow 

160 Oglethorpe University 

Bachelor of Arts in Secretarial Preparation 

Mildred Heard 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Lewis C. Bell Annie Chapman 

Bertha Mae Bowen Cheston Gardner 

Mary Muldrow Brown. Benjamin Hill Vincent 

Master of Arts in Education 

Vera Estelle Lindsey Nancy Byrom Wilson 

Graduates of 1934 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Edwin Warren Anderson Emma Elhura Gates 

Anna Marie Annaberg Eloise Hogan 
Nannie Stephens Broadwell Sara Lee Hogan 

Elizabeth Ellis Hyatt Rachel May Maddox 

Lucille Dunn Jones Genevieve Neuhoff 

David S. Lashner Lizzie Lyon Pritchett 

Dorothy Hansell Carlton Josie Claire Slocumb 

George Horace Coleman Adelaide Reynolds Setze 

Mildred Eaves Elmer Walls 

Lena Floersch Christine Clarette Wright 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Florence Jackson Bryan Nellie Jane Gaertner 

Mary Norcott Bryan Julian Clarence Heriot 

John Clayton Compton Thornwell Jacobs. Jr. 

Samuel Reed Craven Jane Madelaine Lewis 

Max Sidney Flint, Jr. Ruth Elizabeth Lewis 

Sara Inell Mitchell Mary Hubner Walker 

Albert Seagraves Riley Ina Reeves Worthy 

Lindsey Rudolph Shouse Enrichetta Carrabotta Patelli 

Bachelor of Arts in Commerce 

Louis Lloyd Davis Robin Leroy Thurmond 

Jay Powers Glenn Thomas Christian Wooten 

Asa Jack Harrison, Jr. Gilbert George Wood 
Philip Luther Hildreth 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Harold Aaron Martha Jeanette Linch 

Emory Austin Chandler Leon Rubin 

Jes Ray Johnston Charles Spencer Worthy 

Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education 

Percy Hall Dixon Harry Paul Wren 

Charles Monroe Vance 

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Bachelor of Arts in Secretarial Preparation 

Sara Alice Shame 

Master of Arts in Education 

Anna E. Branch Phillips Wesley Lane Stokes 
Arnold B. Smith 

Master of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Robert Durant England Jesse Douglas Hansard 

Max Sidney Flint, Jr. 

Master of Arts in Science 

Hildreth Vernon Anderson 

Master of Arts in Commerce 

Louis Lloyd Davis 

Graduates, August 24, 1934 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

John Kenneth Brown Vera Holcombe Norris 

Julia Edwards Maxwell 

Master of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Gladys Ma^ Cannon 

Master of Arts in Education 

Clara Florence Bright Hazel W. Seavey 

Emma Gertrude Pollard 

Master of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Enrichetta C. Patelli Virginia Pettigrew Clare 

Cora Lillian Carter Nellie Jane Gaertner 
Emily Betts Gregory 

Master of Arts in Science 

Harold S. Jones 

Graduates of 1935 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Frank Martin Mitrick Elizabeth Carton O'Brien 

Carrie Leonora Johnson Cora Price Welch 

Lucy Madden Suttles Lois Hollingsworth 

Clarence Deaver Mrs. J. C. Brown 

Joseph Arthur Walls Grace New Goss 
Carrie Lee Murrah 

162 Oglethorpe University 

Pearle Wallis Novelle S. Fleming 

Mrs. Gladys Duke Ruth Whitehead 

Mrs. W. W. Wells Mary McWilliams Huey 
Edith Moss 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Lou Allen Evans Samuel Gelband 

Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education 

James Garland Darracott Howard R. Thranhardt 

Willie Belle Robison 

Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Commerce 

Elsie Margaret Martin Stinson M. Adams, Jr. 

Eugene Leontes McDuffie Clark Garner 

John Oliver McNeely Samuel Boyd Leslie 

Bachelor of Arts in Secretarial Preparation 

Opal A. Kittinger Jacquelyn Emily Gordy 

Sarah Louise Mitchell 

Bachelor of Arts in the Classics 

Franklin D. Whitmore 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Franklin L. B. Wall Jean Annette Noel 

Carol Virginia Jeff ares Fairis Bagwell 

James Wilson Head Avery Hewitt Coffin 

J. Marvin Bentley 

Master of Arts in Education 

Elizabeth Jenkins Steels John William Patrick 

Lizzie Lyon Pritchett Virginia Sallie Ballard 

Annie Mary Fuller Anne Dye McElheny 

Ruth Louise Blodgett Belle Cady Aldrich 

Mary Evelyn Standard Neola McDavid 

Graduates, August 23, 1935 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

Thelma Brock Coley Hoke Smith McGee 

Ruth Ingram Hazelle Powell 

Sarah Lefkoff Lucile Wells 

Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Commerce 

James Mikell Holmes 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

Rufus Knox Pitts, Jr. 

Oglethorpe University 163 

Master of Arts in Education 

T. L. Walker Henry Grady Jarrard 

William L. Walker Garland D. Purdue 

Graduates of 1936 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

James Edwin Copeland Lillian W. Allison 

Jack Brown Lucille S. Brown 

Herman Cecil Moon Rose Crosby 

Emma Burnett Opal Taylor Shaw 

Hannah Goldgar Luntz Mrs. Mary C. Atchison 

Lucy Jane Bellows Leona Ingram 

Christine George Ralph Arthur Tolve 

Louise Pirkle Langford Margaret L. Donaldson 

Kathryn W. Cochran Mrs. D. W. Watson 

John Luther Ferguson Mae Williamson 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 

Alva H. Thompson 

Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education 

Willie Boyce Happoldt Hilliard B. McCullough 

Lawrence W. Wade Mildred Harris Kelley 

George R. MacNamara 

Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Commerce 

Joel Erby George Fred Wood 

Joseph M. McGahee James Dawkins Cromer 

Francis Palmer Smith James Mikell Holmes 

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts 

John Mcllwane Holcomb 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 

W. Paul Carpenter, Jr. Robert Henry Frieman 

Master of Arts in Education 

Robert Henry Frieman Mary Neal Lumpkin 

Annette Noel Vincent Howard R. Thranhardt 

Viola Reed Lawrence W. Wade 

Carrie Lee Murrah Anne Schorb Gaines 

Thomas Carra Sweet Aranna Martha Watson 

Lena Floersch Cleveland H. King 
Jessie Hill Kitchens 

164 Oglethorpe University 

Graduates August 22, 1936 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 

L. L. Bennett Martha Elizabeth Kendrick 

Sarah Ann Bradshaw Ruth Kehrer Kirkpatrick 

Martha Lee Carreker Lois B. Kohke 

Eva Carolyn Dodd Myrta Florrid McClure 

Lexie J. Floyd Paula Mildred Ross 

Mrs. Lillian S. Ford Anna Emilie Senkbeil 

Ida Hurtel 

Master of Arts in Education 

Mary C. Atchison Bess Ellison Matthews 

Lura L. Houk Rounelle B. Middlebrooks 

Agnes Saverance McCaskill Kate Williamson Poole 

Palmer's Teacher's Certificate in Penmanship 

Mrs. Clara Belle Isle Miss Clebe Merze Kemph 

Mrs. Melrose Lynch 

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Summer School Students 1937 

Adamson, Beulah, Ga. 
Alger, Jane, Ga. 
Anderson, Bernice, Ga. 
Anderson, Paulise, Ga. 
Austin, Dorothy, Ga. 
Bagwell, Mrs. George K., Ga. 
Bailey, Sue, Ga. 
Baker, Dahlia, Ga. 
Baker, Maude, Ga. 
Baker, Pauline, Ga. 
Bales, Jesse, Ga. 
Barfield, Ruby L., Ga. 
Barnes, Mamie, Ga. 
Belle Isle, Mrs. Clara, Ga. 
Benefield, Betty, Ga. 
Bible, Margaret, Ga. 
Bledsoe, Mrs. H. T., Ga. 
Brewer, Roy V., Ga. 
Brooks, Jimmie Lou, Ga. 
Brooks, Marion, Ga. 
Bryant, Lillian, Ga. 
Buice, T. Carl, Ga. 
Buice, Mrs. T. Carl, Ga. 
Bunn, Bertha, Ga. 
Burge, Nancy, Ga. 
Cargile, Loyce, Ga. 
Carmichael, Martha, Ga. 
Carper, Myrta Thomas, Ga. 
Carroll, Hattie Lou, Ga. 
Carson, Jessie, Ga. 
Cash, Pauline, Ga. 
Cates, Willie F., Ga. 
Cauthon, Frank, S. C. 
Cheek, Mrs. Nettie, Ga. 
Clyburn, Thelma, Ga. 
Cook, Clarice (Miss), Ga. 
Cook, Sarah V., Ga. 
Cown, Rebecca, Ga. 
Cunnard, Mrs. Lucile B., Ga. 
Dale, Leona H., Ga. 
Dame, Lydia B., Ga. 
Denny, Donald, Ga. 
Denny, Mrs. Lois Ellis, Ga. 
Denny, Willis P., Ga. 
Dorrian, Sallie, Ga. 
Dorsey, Abb, Ga. 
Dunbar, Sara, Ga. 
Evans, Nolan W., Ga. 
Fallow, Tom, Ga. 
Falls, Martha, Ga. 

Faver, Hope, Ga. 
Ferguson, J. Luther, Ga. 
Ferguson, Mrs. J. L., Ga. 
Fincher, Mary, Ga. 
Fountain, Mae, Ga. 
Garner, Amanda, Ga. 
Garner, Loie, Ga. 
Garner, Marguerite, Ga. 
Garner, Ola, Ga. 
Gates, Emma, Ga. 
George, Helen L., Ga. 
Gober, Grace, Ga. 
Golightly, Mrs. H. T., Ga. 
Gouge, Mrs. Alice H., Ga. 
Grant, Elizabeth ,Ga. 
Graves, Avery A., Ga. 
Hall, Mrs. Vera, Ga. 
Hampton, James Ralph, Ga. 
Harville, Lucia, Ga. 
Harville, Matra Eugene, Ga. 
Hatcher, Mrs. Eleanor J., Ga. 
Hester, Edwin, Ga. 
Howell, Minnie L., Ga. 
Hunter, Annie Mae, Ga. 
Hurtel, Ida, Ga. 
Hutchins, Ozie, Ga. 
Ivey, Mrs. C. L., Ga. 
Ivy, Mrs. Curtis, Ga. 
Jackson, B. C, Ga. 
Jeter, Carolyn V., Ga. 
Johnson, Dollie D., Ga. 
Johnson, Evie D., Ga. 
Johnson, Mrs. J. B., Ga. 
Johnson, Mrs. Palmer, Ga. 
Johnson, Sarah, Ga. 
Jones, Morris N., S. C. 
Josey, Mary, Ga. 
Kerns, Corene Sally, Ga. 
King, Maud L., Ga. 
Kohke, Lois, Ga. 
Lindsey, Gladys, Ga. 
Livingston, Lelia, Ga. 
Luck, Mattie, Ga. 
Lynch, Melrose H., Ga. 
McCoy, Jettie B., Ga. 
McCurdy, Berta, Ga. 
McGee, Miss Eunice H., Ga. 
McLucas, Lubye, Ga. 
Marchman, Sara, Ga. 
Merritt, Lueile, Ga. 


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Millians, Mrs. C. H., Ga. 
Morse, Lucile W., Ga. 
Moye, Mrs. Thomas A., Ga. 
Mozley, Jean W., Ga. 
Murphy, Marjorie, Ga. 
Newbern, Elizabeth J., Ga. 
Nolan, Mrs. L. T., Ga. 
Oakley, Lois, Ga. 
Oates, Hazel, Ga. 
Paden, Buron M., Ga. 
Paris, Pauline, Ga. 
Park, Genie, Ga. 
Park, Lila E., Ga. 
Parker, E. R., Ga. 
Paschal, Irene C., Ga. 
Pass, Mrs. Ilia Mae, Ga. 
Patterson, Katharine, Ga. 
Pennington, Mrs. W. E., Ga. 
Petty, Jewell, Ga. 
Phillips, Nelle, Ga. 
Plaster, Emma, Ga. 
Pool, Howard, Ga. 
Pool, Ruby, Ga. 
Proctor, Mrs. R. L., Ga. 
Purcell, Evelyn, Ga. 
Reagan, Kate, Ga. 
Richardson, Mrs. Helen, Ga. 
Rivers, Pearl, Ga. 
Rhodes, Eleanor, Ga. 
Robertson, Owen, Ga. 
Rogers, Emilie B., Ga. 
Rosser, S. M., Ga. 
Rosser, Mrs. S. M., Ga. 

Roquemore, Louise, Ga. 
Russell, Mary O., Ga. 
Salley, Margaret, Ga. 
Satterfield, Ruth H., Ga. 
Sauls, Virginia, Ga. 
Seaborn, Mrs. Frances, Ga. 
Senkbeil, Anna E., Ga. 
Silvey, Elizabeth, Ga. 
Simpson, Mrs. Pearl, Ga. 
Smith, Mrs. A. W., Ga. 
Smith, Gerald, Ga. 
Smith, Tessie, Ga. 
Spahr, Fanny, Ga. 
Spiller, Ruth, Ga. 
Steelman, Deborah, Ga. 
Stegall, Mrs. Beatrice, Ga. 
Strickland, Celia, Ga. 
Sublett, Esther, Ga. 
Suttles, Alma, Ga. 
Tanner, Odessa, Ga. 
Thomas, Mary E., Ga. 
Thrasher, Lillian, Ga. 
Tucker, Blossom, Ga. 
Vannerson, Ruth, Ga. 
Walker, Mrs. Mattie, Ga. 
Wall, Nannilee, Ga. 
Watkins, Louise, Ga. 
Watson, Mrs. D. W., Ga. 
Wike, Mrs. Kate O., Ga. 
Webb, Mayme E., Ga. 
Wiley, Maud, Ga. 
Wingo, Edna, Ga. 
Young, Irene H., Ga. 

Undergraduate Students 1937-38 

Acquafresca, Louis, Mass. 
Aldrich, Lyman C, Ga. 
Allen, Rudolph, Ga. 
Allen, Trenton, Ga. 
Allen, William, Ga. 
Andrew,s Osborne, Va. 
Archer, Darden, Ga. 
Arotlin, Sylvia, Ga. 
Arthur, Steve, Ga. 
Askew, Geraldine, Ga. 
Atkins, Herbert, Ala. 
Awtrey, Albert, Ga. 
Axelberg, Arvil, N. J. 
Axelberg, Howard, N. J. 
Baggett, Jack, Ga. 

Bailey, Bill, Ga. 
Bales, Clayton, Ga. 
Barenie, Joseph, Ind. 
Barnes, Fred S., Ga. 
Barnett, John, Fla. 
Bass, Joe, N. C. 
Baxter, Margaret, Ga. 
Bays, Clyde, Ky. 
Beam, Barbara, Ga. 
Beacham, William T., Ga. 
Benefield, Betty, Ga. 
Bennett, Lonnie, Fla. 
Benson, Mickey, Ga. 
Benton, Wyatt, S. C. 
Besozzi, John, Mass. 

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Bird, Glynn, Ga. 
Bobo, Warren, Ga. 
Bone, Frances, Ga. 
Borg, Fred A., Ga. 
Brasselton, Herbert, Ga. 
Branyan, James, Miss. 
Brock, John J., Ga. 
Brooks, Virginia, Ga. 
Broward, Lillon, Ga. 
Burkhardt, Robert, Ohio 
Burt, Francis, N. J. 
Burton, Howard, Ga. 
Bush, Gertrude, Ga. 
Campbell, Chester, Ala. 
Campbell, Herman, Ga. 
Catchings, Ditt, Ga. 
Cauthen, Frank, S. C. 
Chance, Harry, Ga. 
Chapman, Sara, Ga. 
Chesney, John, Ind. 
Chesser, Marvin, Fla. 
Clark, Janet, Ga. 
Clark, Lida, Ga. 
Clement, Edwin, N. C. 
Clement, Hugh, N. C. 
Clinkscales, Sam, Ga. 
Cochran, Ben, Ga. 
Dean, Clark, Ga. 
Decker, Jim, 111. 
DeFrancesco Charles, Mass. 
DeFreese, Martha, Ga. 
Denning, Latham, Mich. 
Denny, Willis P., Ga. 
Downs Emory, Ga. 
Doyle, William, Fla. 
Dunwoody, Martha, Ga. 
Eason, William N., N. C. 
Elliott, J. Hubert, Fla. 
Ellis, Vincent, N. J. 
Epler, Wilhelmina, Ga. 
Fallow, Tom, Ga. 
Fenster, Theodore, Ga. 
Finklea, Leon, S. C. 
Fitten, Medora, Ga. 
Flaun, Lois Ann, Ga. 
Forkner, Ben, Ga. 
Forrest, James, Ga. 
Frasklin, Wilson, Ga. 
George, Elmer, Ga. 
Geraci, Henry, N. Y. 
Goss, Frederick, Vt. 
Grant, Raymur, Ga. 

Graham, Joe H., Ga. 
Gregory, Betty, Ga. 
Guthrie, Odette, Ga. 
Hammock, William, Ga. 
Harben, Luther, Ga. 
Harris, Elmer, Fla. 
Hill, George, W. Va. 
Hills, Edith, Ga. 
Hollingsworth, Aubrey, Ga. 
Holmes, Jean Marie, Ga. 
House, Margaret, Ga. 
Huffman, Clara Belle, Ga. 
Hutchinson, Rufus, S. C. 
Ivey, Eleanor, Ga. 
Jones, Bill, Ga. 
Jones, Hal. Ga. 
Jones, Morris N., S. C. 
Josey, Mary, Ga. 
Joyner, John W., Ga. 
Joyner, Warren, N. C. 
Judge, Bryan, Ga. 
Kavanaugh, William, Ind. 
Kelley, Fred, Ga. 
Kelly, Martin, Ga. 
Key, Francis S., Ga. 
King, Charles, Ga. 
King, Ralph, Ga. 
Klein, Lillian, Ga. 
Knapp, Anna Lou, Ga. 
Langston, Julian, S. C. 
Lanier, James, Ga. 
Latham, Elton, Ga. 
Latta, Mary, Ga. 
Leskosky, Louis, Ind. 
Lewis, Ralph, Ga. 
Lingle, Van, S. C. 
Lowry, Harold, Ga. 
LoCascio, Patsy, Ind. 
McArthur, Mae Bess, Ga. 
McBrayer, M. A., Jr., Ga. 
McCullough, Lamar, Ga. 
McConneghey, Anna, Ga. 
McKay, Mildred, Ga. 
McMillan, Calvin, S. C. 
Maloney, Frances, Ga. 
Malpass, Johnny, S. C. 
Maman, Peter, Ind. 
Martin, Charles, Ga. 
Martin, Maurese, Ga. 
Matthews, Carolyn, Ga. 
Medford, Jack, N. C. 
Melton, Wayne, Ga. 


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Meredith, William, S. C. 
Miller, Margaret, Ga, 
Mills, Bob, Ga. 
Millwood, Janie Mae, Ga. 
Mobley, Nancy, Ga. 
Moore, Sarah, Ga. 
Moore, Margery, Md. 
Moore, Violet, Ga. 
Mosteller, J. D., Fla. 
Mulder, Jeane, Ga. 
Mundy, Emmel, Ga. 
Murphy, Robert, Fla. 
Nedza, John, Conn. 
North, Gene, Ga. 
Nuckolls, Sam, Ga. 

Oates, Hazel, Ga. 
Oliver, Marion, Ga. 
Owens, Glenn, Ga. 

Partain, J. 0., Ga. 
Patton, Mervin, Ky. 
Paulk, Ansel, Ga. 
Perrow, Guerrant, Ga. 
Perry, Jack, Fla. 
Peterson, Alan, Vt. 
Petosis, John, Ga. 
Phillips, Dolly, Ga. 
Piazza, Louis, N. Y. 
Pickett, Amaryllis, Ga. 
Pierce, Laura, Ga. 
Pigago, Chris, Ind. 
Pinson, Edgar, Ga. 
Polak, Alice, Ga. 
Ponder, William, Ga. 
Pope, James, Ga. 
Pressley, James, Ga. 
Pressley, Willis, Ga. 
Rainwater, Paul E., Jr., Texas 
Reinhardt, Marian, Ga. 
Ringel, Margy, S. C. 
Rhea, Mark, Ky. 
Ripley, Charlotte, Ga. 
Rivenbark, Robert, Ga. 
Roberts, Cecil, Ga. 
Robertson, Eugene, Ga. 
Robinson, Evelyn, Ga. 
Russell, Jack, Ga. 
Rushin, A. Grace, Ga. 
Salfisberg, Maclay, N. J. 
Saunders, Taine, Ga. 
Scales, Phillip, Ga. 

Schmidt, Stephen, N. J. 
Schwabe, Edward, Ga. 
Seigler, Lucy, Ga. 
Shannon, Josephine, Ga. 
Shaw, Alma, Ga. 
Shelby, Clarence, Ga. 
Sheffield, Earnest, Fla. 
Sheridan, Annie Laura, Ga. 
Slay, Lawrence, Fla. 
Smith, Jack, Fla. 
Smith, Merck, Ga. 
Smith, Wynell, Ga. 
Snyder, Eugene, Ga. 
Spear, Adolph, Fla. 
Sprouse, Albert, Ga. 
Stephenson, Ernest, Ga. 
Stewart, Kimsey, Ga. 
Stone, John, Ga. 
Stump, Joe, Fla. 
Swygert, Albert, Ga. 
Thomas, Loren, Ga. 
Thomason, Arthur, Ga. 
Thranhardt, Fred, Fla. 
Tierce, Granville, N. Y. 
Tillman, Francis, S. C. 
Tillman, T. C, Ga. 
Tomlin, Dick, Ga. 
Townsend, Dorothy, Ga. 
Upchurch, India, Ga. 
Urquhart, Mary, Ga. 
Vassey, Allan, S. C. 
Vaughn, Paul, Ga. 
Walker, Perrin, Ga. 
Walters, Elmer, Ga. 
Warden, Nancy, Ga. 
Weatherbee, Kenneth, Me. 
Weems, Edward, Ala. 
West, Virginia, Ga. 
Willard, Kenneth, Ind. 
Wlliams, G. K„ Ga. 
Williams, John Craig, S. C. 
Wilson, Marcus, Ga. 
Wisenbaker, Geraldine, Ga. 
Wooten, Ashley, Ga. 
Worthington, Sam, Ga. 
Wyrosdick, Ross, Ga. 
Yokovich, Andrew, Ind. 
Young, George, Ga. 

Zakheim, Mary, Ga. 
Zelencik, Frank, Ind. 

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Extension Students 1937-38 

Adams, Letha, Ga. 
Adamson, Beulah, Ga. 
Aderhold, Kittie H., Ga. 
Akin, Mrs. L. R., Ga. 
Alexander, Myrtle, Ga. 
Alger, Jane, Ga. 
Allen, Jessie, Ga. 
Allen, Samuel S., Ga. 
Anderson, Eylan, Ga. 
Arnold, Lucile, Ga. 
Ashley, Mrs. Esther G., Ga. 
Atchison, Mary C., Ga. 
Athon, Mrs. Anne C,. Ga. 
Baggett, Mrs. S. G., Ga. 
Bagwell, Anna Lou, Ga. 
Baker, Dahlia R., Ga. 
Baker, Ivanora W., Ga. 
Baker, Maude T., Ga. 
Baker, Pauline, Ga. 
Ball, Eunice, Ga. 
Barfield, Ruby, Ga. 
Barnwell, Vivian, Ga. 
Barton, Lou Reeta, Ga. 
Beers, Mariam, Ga. 
Belle Isle, Mrs. Clara W., Ga. 
Bellau, Mrs. Lucile, Ga. 
Bellows, Lucy, Ga. 
Bennett, Ann, Ga. 
Bennett, Donnie, Ga. 
Bentley, Jeannette, Ga. 
Berrong, H. A., Ga. 
Beville, Mrs. J. R., Ga. 
Bird, Evelyn, Ga. 
Bird, Jewel, Ga. 
Black, Ida, Ga. 
Blackwell, D. J., Ga. 
Blodgett, Mrs. Alma D., Ga. 
Blodgett, Ruth, Ga. 
Bolden, Virginia W., Ga. 
Bomar, Mrs. J. H., Ga. 
Boswell, Mrs. Alma C., Ga. 
Bowden, Lucille, Ga. 
Bowen, Mrs. Norris, Ga 
Bowman, Mrs. Mamie T., Ga. 
Boyd, Fayne, Ga. 
Boyd, Mrs. O. B., Ga. 
Brady, Martha, Ga. 
Bramlett, W. B., Ga. 
Brewer, Roy V., Ga. 
Broadwell, Myrtle, Ga. 

Brock, Ethel D., Ga. 
Brockman, Essie Belle, Ga. 
Brooks, Helen M., Ga. 
Brooks, Leona, Ga. 
Brooks, Margaret, Ga. 
Brooks, Marion, Ga. 
Brooks, Ruby, Ga. 
Brooksher, James T., Ga. 
Brookshire, B. J., Ga. 
Brown, Myra, Ga. 
Brown, Thelma, Ga. 
Bryant, Lillian, Ga. 
Buice, Carl T., Ga. 
Buice, Mrs. Carl T., Ga. 
Buice, J. T., Ga. 
Buice, Mrs. J. T., Ga. 
Bunn, Bertha, Ga. 
Burge, Nancy, Ga. 
Burnett, Emma, Ga. 
Burnett, L. W., Ga. 
Burnette, Mrs. B. K., Ga. 
Burrow, Adalee, Ga. 
Burton, Ellis, Ga. 
Cagle, Mrs. B. S., Ga, 
Cagle, Willonell, Ga. 
Cahoon, Mrs. R. L., Ga. 
Cain, O. D., Ga. 
Cain, Mrs. O. D„ Ga. 
Calhoun, Emily B., Ga. 
Callahan, Mrs. F. S., Ga. 
Callaway, Sarah, Ga. 
Capps, Mrs. H. G., Ga. 
Capps, Mrs. M. D., Ga. 
Carnes, Frances, Ga. 
Carper, Myrta Thomas, Ga. 
Carson, Jessie, Ga. 
Cary, Jessie, Ga. 
Cash, Pauline, Ga. 
Cates, Thelma, Ga. 
Cates, Mrs. Willie F., Ga. 
Chafin, Annie Q., Ga. 
Chandler, Mable, Ga. 
Cheek, Mattie Lou, Ga. 
Cheek, Mrs. Nettie, Ga. 
Clark, Mrs. C. C, Ga. 
Cleveland, Eva, Ga. 
Clonts, Lettie, Ga. 
Cloud, Grace, Ga. 
Clyburn, Thomas B., Jr., Ga. 
Coalson, Margaret, Ga. 


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Collier, Dorothy, Ga. 
Collier, Mrs. Fannie V., Ga. 
Collins, J. H., Ga. 
Collins, I. B., Ga. 
Colvin, Winnie, Ga. 
Comer, Willie M., Ga. 
Conner, Willie M., Ga. 
Cook, Mrs. P. W., Ga. 
Cooper, Aaron J., Ga. 
Cooper, Mrs. J. L., Ga. 
Cooper, Louise M., Ga. 
Copeland, Mrs. F. M., Ga. 
Corley, Mary, Ga. 
Craig, Mrs. Leon 
Crespo, Lorraine, Ga. 
Cronic, Maynelle, Ga. 
Crumbley, Dorothy, Ga. 
Crump, J. H., Ga. 
Crump, Mrs. J. H., Ga. 
Dale, Leona H., Ga. 
Daniel, Mrs. Irene B., Ga. 
Davidson, Katherine, Ga. 
Davis, Mrs. J. C, Ga. 
Davis, Josephine B., Ga. 
Davis, Mary J., Ga. 
DeLoach, Lora Lee, Ga. 
DeFoor, Mrs. Marlin, Ga. 
Denny, Mrs. Lois Ellis, Ga. 
Dickey, Mildred, Ga. 
Dodd, Bobbie. Ga. 
Dooley, Mary Lou, Ga. 
Doughty, Melville, Ga. 
Dover, Irene, Ga. 
Dowell, G. W., Ga. 
Drew, Mrs. J. C„ Ga. 
Eades, Mrs. Mary C, Ga. 
Earnest, Vera, Ga. 
Edwards, Theresa, Ga. 
Elder, Hettie, Ga. 
Emerson, Nora Bell, Ga. 
Epps, Jewelene, Ga. 
Etheridge, William D., Ga. 
Evans, Nolan, Ga. 
Exley, Mrs. C. D., Ga. 
Falls, Martha, Ga. 
Fargason, LeRoy H., Ga. 
Fargason, Marion, Ga. 
Fariss, Mrs. J. D., Ga. 
Felker, Catherine M., Ga. 
Ficquett, Ernest L., Ga. 
Finley, Ruby, Ga. 
Fletcher, Nancy Jane, Ga. 

Foote, Inez, Ga. 
Foster, Alice, Ga. 
Fountain, Mae, Ga. 
Fraser, Blanche, Ga. 
Fraser, Thelma, Ga. 
Freeman, Mrs. Alice M., Ga. 
Freeman, Mary Hines, Ga. 
Frost, Ora, Ga. 
Gable, Mrs. Sophia E., Ga. 
Gaertner, Anne R., Ga. 
Gailey, Sarah, Ga. 
Gailey, Mary, Ga. 
Galloway, Evelyn, Ga. 
Garner, Amanda, Ga. 
Garner, Lina, Ga. 
Garner, Loie, Ga. 
Garner, Marguerite, Ga. 
Garner, Ola, Ga. 
Gasque, Anna Lou, Ga. 
Gasque, G. W., Ga. 
George, Helen Lorena, Ga. 
Golightly, Mrs. Lillian, Ga. 
Gouge, Mrs. Alice H., Ga. 
Grant, Mrs. Sarah, Ga. 
Graves, Avery, Ga. 
Green, Annie Kate, Ga. 
Greer, Mrs. Fat, Ga. 
Greenwood, Peggy, Ga. 
Griffith, Carolyn, Ga. 
Hadaway, Grace, Ga. 
Haire, Virginia, Ga. 
Hall, Janie, Ga. 
Hames, John L., Ga. 
Hamilton, Susie, Ga. 
Hankinson, Christine B., Ga. 
Hansard, James P., Ga. 
Harbig, Mrs. G. L., Ga. 
Hart, Nellie S., Ga. 
Harper, M. D., Ga. 
Harris, Pearl, Ga. 
Harris, R. H., Ga. 
Harville, Lucia C, Ga. 
Haynes, Mrs. Chester, Ga. 
Henderson, A. P., Ga. 
Heptinstall, Lillian May, Ga. 
Higgins, Dorothy, Ga. 
Hill, Robert, Ga. 
Holcombe, Jewell, Ga. 
Holland, Equitta, Ga. 
Hopkins, Mrs. J. H., Ga. 
Howard, Mrs. Betty B., Ga. 
Howard, J. H., Ga. 

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Hudgins, Albert W., Ga. 
Hudgins, Edith, Ga. 
Hulsey, Mary J., Ga. 
Hulsey, Mrs. J. D., Ga. 
Humphries, Homer, H., Ga. 
Hunter, Mrs. Annie Mae, Ga. 
Huston, Mrs. W. L., Ga. 
Huston, Mrs. W. S.„ Ga. 
Hutcheson, Cathryn, Ga. 
Hutcheson, Florence, Ga. 
Hutchins, Ozie, Ga. 
Ingram, Leona, Ga. 
Ingrain, Ruth, Ga. 
Ivey, Mrs. C. L., Ga. 
Ivey, Mrs. Custis, Ga. 
Ivey, Mrs. Ida M., Ga. 
Jackson, Mrs. Ethyln, Ga. 
Jackson, Mrs. John M., Ga. 
Jackson, Mrs. M. H., Ga. 
Jarrad, J. M., Ga. 
Jarrad, Mrs. J. M., Ga. 
Johnson, C. P., Ga. 
Johnson, Evie D., Ga. 
Johnson, Lillian R., Ga. 
Johnson, Mrs. Palmer, Ga. 
Johnson, Sarah F., Ga. 
Jones, Glenn C, Ga. 
Jones, Mrs. J. L., Ga. 
Jones, Lola June, Ga. 
Jones, Margorie, Ga. 
Jones, Selle E. M., Ga. 
Jones, Mrs. R. P., Ga. 
Jones, Sylvester, Ga. 
Jordan, Ruby, Ga. 
Juhan, Ina Lou, Ga. 
Keen, Mrs. Thelma, Ga. 
Keith, Ralph, Ga. 
Keller, Frances, Ga. 
Kelley, Mary Lou, Ga. 
Kemp, Mrs. H. N., Ga. 
Kemp, Paralee, Ga. 
Kennedy, Frances, Ga. 
Kerlin, Ethel, Ga. 
Kilgore, Mrs. Eunice, Ga. 
King, Maud, Ga. 
King, Rosa May, Ga. 
King, T. J., Ga. 
King, Mrs. T. J., Ga. 
Kirkpatrick, Ruth K., Ga. 
Kitchens, Mrs. C. B., Ga. 
Kitchens, Mrs. Sara, Ga. 
Knight, Charles B., Ga. 

Knight, H. V., Ga. 
Knight, Mrs. Victor, Ga. 
Kohke, Lois, Ga. 
Kuss, Mattie Ida, Ga. 
Laney, Mary Belle, Ga. 
Langford, Louise, Ga. 
Lawrence, Sarah, Ga. 
Lawson, Thelma, Ga. 
Leathers, Eva Nae, Ga. 
Lee, Dorothy C, Ga. 
Lee, Eva Grace, Ga. 
Lee, Gladys L., Ga. 
Lee, Mrs. R. B., Ga. 
Leiper, Louise, Ga. 
Leslie, Anne, Ga. 
Lester, Harriet, Ga. 
Linder, Frances C, Ga. 
Lively, Mary B., Ga. 
Livingston, Lelia, Ga. 
Locke, Mamie, Ga. 
Logan, Carrie M., Ga. 
Loggins, Henry, Ga. 
Lovelass, Mrs. B. S., Ga. 
Lovin, Agnes Louise, Ga. 
Lowrance, Isabel, Ga. 
Lumpkin, Mary Neal, Ga. 
Luntz, Hannah G., Ga. 
Lyle, Mrs. Douglas, Ga. 
Lyons, Alma J., Ga. 
McCaskill, Agnes June, Ga. 
McClure, Myrta F., Ga. 
McCurdy, Berta, Ga. 
McDavid, Neola, Ga. 
Mclntyre, Odelle, Ga. 
McKenney. Mrs. W. L., Ga. 
McNeal, J. O., Ga. 
McWilliams, Retha, Ga. 
Mackie, Margaret, Ga. 
Macrae, Mrs. L. B., Ga. 
Mahone, Isla, Ga. 
Matthews, Louise, Ga. 
Matthews, Mrs. T. L., Ga. 
Maxey, Mrs. L. D., Ga. 
Mays, Emma, Ga. 
Merritt, Valma, Ga. 
Mewbourne, Edma B., Ga. 
Middlebrooks, Mrs. R. B., Ga. 
Mingledroff, Mary, Ga. 
Milam, Mrs. Loy, Ga. 
Milford, Dorothy, Ga. 
Miller, Mariema, Ga. 
Millians, Mrs. C. H., Ga- 


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Mitchell, Mrs. J. D., Ga. 
Moore, Mrs. Arthur, Ga. 
Moore, Johnnie L., Ga. 
Moore, Pearl, Ga. 
Morris, Avaleen, Ga. 
Morrison, Willene, Ga. 
Moulder, Marjorie, Ga. 
Moye, Mrs. T. A., Ga. 
Mozley, Jean W., Ga. 
Murphy, Marjorie, Ga. 
Nail, Mrs. T. E., Ga. 
Newbern, Elizabeth J., Ga. 
Newton, Charles, Ga. 
Nuckolls, Sam, Ga. 
Norris, Mrs. Vera H., Ga. 
Nunn, William N., Ga. 
Osborne, F. N., Ga. 
Osborne, R. L., Ga. 
Osterhout, Mrs. R. D., Ga. 
Owensby, Mrs. W. G., Ga. 
Paden, Byron M., Ga. 
Page, Mable L., Ga. 
Palmour, Mrs. Ruth, Ga. 
Park, Genie, Ga. 
Parker, Mrs. W. A., Ga. 
Parrish, Nolie Lee, Ga. 
Pass, Mrs. Clarice, Ga. 
Pass, Mrs. Ila Mae, Ga. 
Patterson, Mrs. Katherine L. 
Perlman, Lillian R., Ga. 
Philips, Beulah Edna, Ga. 
Phillips, Mrs. L. H., Ga. 
Phillips, Nelle, Ga. 
Pinkston, Mrs. B. A., Ga. 
Plaster, Emma, Ga. 
Pool, Howard, Ga. 
Pool, Ruby, Ga. 
Pope, Mary E., Ga. 
Potts, Mrs. S. R., Ga. 
Price, Sara W., Ga. 
Purcell, Evelyn, Ga. 
Rainwater, Hattie, Ga. 
Ramsey, Reba, Ga. 
Raoul, Mrs. Pearl H., Ga. 
Reagan, Kate, Ga. 
Rice, Mrs. R. D., Ga. 
Richardson, Helen C, Ga. 
Richardson, Louise, Ga. 
Richardson, Margaret, Ga. 
Roark, Ethel May, Ga. 
Roark, Eula. Ga. 
Roark, Margaret E., Ga. 

Roberson, Ruby, Ga. 
Roberts, Mildred E., Ga. 
Robertson, Gwen, Ga. 
Robinson, Alice S., Ga. 
Rogers, Emilie B., Ga. 
Rollins, Mrs. H. L., Ga. 
Rosser, S. M., Ga. 
Rosser, Mrs. S. M., Ga. 
Russell, Agnes, Ga. 
Russell, Mary O., Ga. 
Russell, Mrs. Velma H., Ga. 
Sanders, Margaret, Ga. 
Satterfield, Mrs. Ruth H., Ga. 
Saxon, Mrs. L. A., Ga. 
Seaborn, Frances W., Ga. 
Seagraves, Carl, Ga. 
Sells, Mrs. Mae, Ga. 
Setze, Adelaide R., Ga. 
Shackelford. Mrs. J. D., Ga. 
Shadix, J. Willie, Ga. 
Shaw, Alma, Ga. 
Shrimp, Mrs. C. L., Ga. 
Shope, Thomas B., Ga. 
Simmons, Beatrice H., Ga. 
Simonton, R., C, Ga. 
Simpson, Pearl P., Ga. 
Simpson, Rubie Lee, Ga. 
Sistrunk, Mrs. R. W., Ga. 
Shanner, Mrs. Ruth, Ga. 
Skinner, Mary, Ga. 
Sloan, Timoxena, Ga. 
Slocumb, Josie, Ga. 
Smith, Mrs. A. W., Ga. 
Smith, Dorothy, Ga. 
Smith, Gerald Y., Ga. 
Smith, J. Alvin, Ga. 
Smith, Josephine E., Ga. 
Smith, M. E., Ga. 
Smith, Tessie, Ga. 
Snellings, Cathryn, Ga. 
Solomon, Margaret, Ga. 
Spahr, Fanny, Ga. 
Spiller, Ruth, Ga. 
Sprayberry, W. P., Ga. 
Statham, John, Ga. 
Stephens, Mrs. D. H., Ga. 
Stephens, Eloise, Ga. 
Stewart, Mrs. Claudia, I., Ga. 
Stewart, Rebie W., Ga. 
Stewart, Mrs. W. F., Ga. 
Still, Florrie, Ga. 
Still, Mrs. R. L., Ga. 

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Stipe, Margaret, Ga. 
Stokes, Fannin, Ga. 
Stovall, Foy, Ga. 
Stovall, Margaret F,. Ga. 
Strickland, Myrtle, Ga. 
Sullivan, Louise, Ga., 
Buttles, Lucy M., Ga. 
Sutton, Alice M., Ga. 
Swanson, J. T., Ga. 
Swanson, Mrs. J. T., Ga. 
Swanson, Ruth, Ga. 
Talley, Mrs. F. F., Ga. 
Tanner, Mary Emma, Ga. 
Tanner, Odessa, Ga. 
Tatum Lucile, Ga. 
Taylor, Kathleen, Ga. 
Thomas, Mrs. M. L., Ga. 
Thomas, W. R., Ga. 
Thomason,, Blanch N., Ga. 
Thomason, Troy, Ga. 
Thompson, Mrs. Joe, Ga. 
Thompson, Mrs. W. O., Ga. 
Thrasher, Lillian B., Ga. 
Thurman, Mrs. F. W., Ga. 
Tidwell, P .E., Ga. 
Timms, Elizabeth, Ga. 
Tomlinson, Sara Frances, Ga. 
Tompkin, Mrs. Bess M., Ga. 
Tucker, Mrs. G. R., Ga. 
Tucker, Mrs. Ruby H., Ga. 
Tupper, Mrs. Noland, Ga. 
Turner, Mrs. J. L., Ga. 
Turner, Heneritta L., Ga. 
Turnipseed, B. Rhett, Ga. 
Turpin, Harold R., Ga. 
Twiggs, Roy, Ga. 
Tyner, Mrs. W. C, Ga. 
Upshaw, Marjorie, Ga. 
Vance, Frances M., Ga. 
Vannerson, Ruth, Ga. 
Waggoner, Maurice E., Ga. 

Waldrop, Eva Mae, Ga. 
Waldrop, Mrs. F. E., Ga. 
Walker, H. H., Ga. 
Walker, M. A., Ga. 
Walker, T. L., Ga. 
Warren, Mrs. N. J., Ga. 
Wasson, Cordon L., Ga. 
Watkins, Evelyn, Ga. 
Watkins, Louise, Ga. 
Watson, Mrs. D. W., Ga. 
Watson, Frank, Ga. 
Weegand, Ruth, Ga. 
West, Ada, Ga. 
West, Donald L., Ga. 
West, John W., Ga. 
West, John W., Ga. 
West, Marble C., Ga. 
Westbrook, J. Ralph, Ga. 
Wheeler, Alice, Ga. 
Wheeler, Fainie, Ga. 
Whelch, Mrs. Cora P., Ga. 
Whelchel, Eddith, Ga. 
Whitworth, Mrs. R. B., Ga. 
Wike, Kate O., Ga. 
Wilbanks, Mrs. Carl, Ga. 
Wiley, Maud, Ga. 
Williams, Kathleen, Ga. 
Williams, Nance, Ga. 
Williams, Olivia, Ga. 
Williams, Thelma, Ga. 
Williamson, John E., Ga. 
Willis, Annie B., Ga. 
Willis, Elizabeth, Ga. 
Willis, Lula, Ga. 
Willis, Opal, Ga. 
Winn, Mrs. F. M., Ga. 
Winn, Mrs. Mack, Ga. 
Woodburn, Chrystine, Ga. 
Woodkin, Belle, Ga. 
Wright, Mrs. Edith 0., Ga. 
Young, Mrs. P. D., Ga. 

Graduate Regular Students 1937-38 

Chisholm, Fuessel, S. C. 

McGee, Eunice, Ga. 


Summer School 1937 

Regular Students 1937-38 
Extension Students 1937-3 





Oglethorpe University 

Graduates May 30, 1937 

Bachelor of Arts 

Ava Claude Amnions 
Donnie M. Bennett 
Minnie G. Carroll 
Willie Fincher Cates 
Julia Norton Clifton 
Alice George 
Alice Ellis Hart 
Mrs. J. W. House 
Mrs. Ola Hicks Jones 
Lelia Livingston 
Emily B. McCay 
Velma M. Merritt 
Elizabeth S. Miller 
Mary Belle Mitchell 
Isa Lloyd Osterhout 
Jack Puryear 
Ruth H. Satterfield 
Ann Jarrett Shimp 
Fanny A. Spahr 
Rebie Workman Stewart 
B. R. Turnipseed, Jr. 
Alma Wade 
Hassie Mae Whitmire 
Irene Hancock Young 

Lillian R. Johnson 
Pinky Jewell Gates 
Margaret E. Roark 
Homer S. Carson, Jr. 
Troy Drew 
Richard K. Wallace 
Edwin Cherry Hester 
Ernest Perry Clyburn 
Stewart D. Clyburn 
Charles Henrv Fisher 
Paul Hilton Neal 
John Hoyt Farmer 
F. Fuessel Chisholm 
Thomas E. Ewing 
Henry Thomas Horton 
Duane Hansen Kunde 
William H. Reynolds 
Mack Albert Rickard 
Heyl Gremmer Tebo 
James A. Pearson 
Creighton I. Perry 
Ralph W. Thacker 
Mary Adamson Roberts 

Master of Arts 

Pearl Isadore Bennett 
Sarah Ann Bradshaw 
Thelma Eloise Brown 
W. Paul Carpenter, Jr. 
Clyde M. Carpenter 
Noel Marshall Cawthon 
John Hoyt Farmer 
Esther R. Fincher 
Willie Boyce Happoldt 
Mary Rowland Ivy 

Martha E. Kendrick 
Pearl Moore 
Lyndell Mae Nelson 
Beulah Edna Philips 
Dorothy T. Pomeroy 
Edna Kathryn Pounds 
Fannie Cook Symmers 
Frances Bryd Temple 
Mae Williamson 

Graduates August 21, 1937 

Bachelor of Arts 

Dorothy Austin 
Margaret Louise Bible 
Gladys Pauline Lindsey 
Myrta Thomas 
Beulah Moseley Adamson 
Bernice Anderson 

Pauline Anderson 

Sue Bailey 

Martha Wyly Carmichael 

Helen Lorena George 

Mary Ellen Ramey 

Emilie Binion Rogers 

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Louise Seaborn Roquemore Melrose Hamilton Lynch 

Samuel McKibben Rosser Lucile Merritt 

Ruth McLaughlin Rosser Virginia ' Sauls 

Mary 0. Russell Beatrice Bird Stegall 

James Ralph Hampton Alma Elizabeth Suttles 

Carolyn Virginia Jeter Elizabeth Ramey Thompson 

Corene Sally Kerns Mayme Alexander Webb 

Master of Arts 

Loyce Furman Cargile Ida Hurtel 

Effie Estelle Davis Rose Lovette 

John Luther Ferguson t«+«„ b,,„„ Tvr„rv, T 

Mrs. Leon D. Hall Jettie ?™ ^cCoy ., 

Edwin Cherry Hester Anna Emilie Senkbeil 

Minnie Smith Howell Elizabeth Silvey 


The proper form for use in making a bequest to 
Oglethorpe University is as follows: 

"I hereby give and bequeath to Oglethorpe 
University, a corporation of DeKalb County, 

Georgia, $ , 


If you desire to leave property, in addition to, or 
instead of money, describe the property carefully un- 
der the advice of our lawyer. Time and chance work 
their will upon us all. Now is the hour to attend to 
this matter. Do now for your university what you 
would have done. 

176 Oglethorpe University 

Original Charter 

GEORGIA— Fulton County. 

To the Superior Court of Said County, 

The petition of James W. English, Sr., Frank Inman, John 
K. Ottley, Thornwell Jacobs, Edgar Watkins, Hoke Smith, W. 
L. Moore, Hugh K. Walker, E. G. Jones, James R. Gray and 
Hugh Richardson, all of Fulton County in the State of Georgia, 
and George W. Watts of Durham, North Carolina, J. T. Ander- 
son, Cobb County, Georgia, and J. W. Hamilton of Spalding 
County, Georgia, respectfully shows: 

1. That they desire for themselves and their associates and 
successors to be incorporated and made a body politic under the 
name and style of Oglethorpe University — for a period of 
Twenty Years. 

2. The purpose of this corporation is educational, and its 
principal place of business and corporate home shall be in the 
County of Fulton and the State of Georgia, but it prays the 
right and power to extend its operations and hold property in 
different counties of this state. 

3. That said corporation shall be granted the power to re- 
ceive by gift, donation, purchase or bequest property of what 
ever kind or character and wherever situated; to receive and 
hold funds as trustees, such funds to be used in such manner 
as may be provided in the trust granting same; to establish and 
conduct a University for the purpose of promoting education 
of such kind and character as may be desirable and desired and 
as may be determined by the governing body; to enforce good 
order, receive donations, make purchases, and effect all alien- 
ations of realty and personalty, not for the purpose of trade 
and profit, but for promoting the general design of such estab- 
lishments, and to look after the general interests of such in- 
stitutions; to grant diplomas and confer degrees, literary, 
scientific, professional and clerical, and such other degrees and 
honors as are usually conferred by Universities, in such manner 
and at such time, and under such circumstances as the govern- 
ing body may determine; to hold, use and invest such funds as 
may belong to it, and to hold as trust funds any property that 
may be placed in trust for scholarship or other purpose con- 
nected with education, and generally to have such corporate 
powers as may be suitable and not inconsistent with the laws 
of this state, nor violative of private rights. 

4. Said Corporation to be governed by a Board of Directors 
of such numbers as may be provided in the by-laws; no one is 
or shall ever be eligible to membership in such board except 
a member in good standing of the Presbyterian Church; and 

Oglethorpe University 177 

as a further qualification to such membership, each member 
shall give, or there shall be given in his behalf, to said Uni- 
versity not less than One Thousand Dollars. Members to be 
elected by the Existing Board of Trustees and their successors, 
provided an Executive Committee of Directors may be given 
full power to perform all or any part of the corporate functions 
herein granted. 

5. The Oglethorpe University has no capital stock, and all 
property owned or acquired hereafter by it is to be held for 
the purpose of an educational university. Petitioners desire 
that the Oglethorpe University when incorporated shall have 
the right to sue and to be sued, to plead and to be impleaded, to 
have and use a common seal, to make all necessary by-laws 
and regulations: and to do all other things that may be neces- 
sary for the successful accomplishment of its purpose as a 
University; with the right to execute notes and bonds as evi- 
dence of indebtedness incurred or which may be incurred in 
the conduct of the affairs of the corporation and to secure the 
same by mortgages, security, deed, bond, or other form of lien 
under existing laws as well as under any other laws that may 
hereafter be passed. 

6. They desire for the said corporation the power and au- 
thority to apply for and accept amendments to its charter of 
either form or substance by a vote of a majority of its Board 
of Directors. 

7. They desire for the said corporation the right of renewal 
when and as provided by the laws of Georgia, and that it have 
all such other rights powers, privileges and communities aa 
are incident to like corporations or permissible under the laws 
of Georgia. Wherefore petitioners pray to be incorporated 
under the name and style aforesaid with powers, privileges 
and communities herein set forth, and as are now, or may 
hereafter be, allowed a corporation of similar character under 
the laws of Georgia. 

(Signed) WATKINS & LATIMER, Attys. for Petitioners. 
Filed in office this the 17th day of February, 1913. 

(Signed) ARNOLD BROYLES, Clerk. 

STATE OF GEORGIA— County of Fulton. 

In the Superior court of said county, May term, 1913. 

Whereas Jas. W. English, Sr., Frank Inman, J. K. Ottley, 
Thornwell Jacobs, Edgar Watkins, Hoke Smith, W. L. Moore, 
Hugh K. Walker, E. G. Jones, James R. Gray, Hugh Richard- 
son, G. W. Watts, J. T. Anderson, and J. W. Hammond, having 
filed in the office of the Superior court of said county their 
petition seeking the formation of a corporation to be known as 

178 Oglethorpe University 

Oglethorpe University, without any capital stock, for the pur- 
pose of conducting an educational institution and having com- 
plied with the statutes in such cases made and provided, and 
upon the hearing of said petition, the Court being satisfied that 
the application is legitimately within the purview and intention 
of the civil code of 1910 and the laws amendatory thereof, it 
is hereby ordered and declared that said application is granted, 
and the above named petitioners and their successors are here- 
by incorporated under the said name and style of Oglethorpe 
University for and during the period of Twenty Years with 
the priviledge of renewal at the expiration of that time, accord- 
ing to the provisions of the laws of this state, and said cor- 
porators and their successors are hereby clothed with all the 
rights, privileges and powers mentioned in said petition and 
made subject to this 8th day of May, 1913 

(Signed) J. T. PENDELTON, Judge Superior Court. 

Fulton County, Ga. 

(Minutes No. 70, Page 309.) 

STATE OF GEORGIA— Fulton County. 

I, Arnold Broyles, Clerk of the Superior Court of Fulton 
County, Georgia, do hereby certify that the within and fore- 
going is a true and correct copy of the original application of 
Jas. W. English, Sr., et al., to become incorporated under the 
name and style of Oglethorpe University, and the order of 
Court granting same, all of which appear on file and record 
in said Court. 

Witness my hand and seal of office, this the 9th day of May, 

(Signed) ARNOLD BROYLES, Clerk Superior Court, 
Fulton County, Ga. 

Revised Charter of Oglethorpe 

GEORGIA— Fulton County. 
The petition of Oglethorpe University respectfully shows: 

1. That by an order of this honorable court, petitioner was 
duly incorporated on the 8th day of May, 1913; to which pro- 
ceedings reference is made. 

2. That Paragraph 4 of said charter granted ma aforesaid, 

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is sought to be amended by enlarging the scope thereof, by 
substituting in lieu of the original Paragraph 4 the following: 

The corporate functions which shall mean the control of the 
property of the corporation, its purchase, sale and other dis- 
position shall be by a Board of Trustees of such number as 
may be provided in the by-laws; no one is or shall ever be 
eligible to membership on such board except a member in 
good standing of a Presbyterian or Reformed Church. This 
Board shall be elected from among those of the Board of 
Founders, hereinafter provided for, who shall possess the 
requisite qualifications. No mortgage, sale or other disposition 
of the real property of the corporation shall ever be made 
except by vote of the Board of Trustees in a regular meeting 
or in special meeting called therefor. Notice must be given 
in the call for any such special meeting of the purpose to con- 
sider such disposition. 

There shall be a Board of Founders, of such number as may 
be prescribed by the by-laws, who shall be persons who have 
shown their interest in the purposes of the University by con- 
tributing thereto, or in whose behalf there has been contributed 
in cash, property, or solvent promises not less than one thou- 
sand dollars and who are of such character and with such 
interest in promoting religion, morality and education as fits 
them for membership. This board shall have the power and 
it shall be its duty to have control and supervision over the 
educational functions of the University, of its President, of- 
ficers, faculty, and courses of study; to elect from among its 
members the Board of Trustees; to borrow money but not to 
secure the same by lien on the real property; to elect from 
eligible persons successors of the present Board of Founders; 
to create an Executive Committee with authority to perform 
all functions when the Board is not in session, as may be 
provided for in the by-laws and to perform generally the ad- 
ministrative functions of the University. The present Board 
of Trustees-Founders shall constitute the Board of Founders, 
whose members and their successors hold for life unless they 
are removed or resign. 

3. That at a regular meeting of the duly authorized of- 
ficers of the corporation held in accordance with the charter 
thereof, the aforesaid amendment was authorized as appears 
from a copy of the resolutions attached hereto, marked EX- 

WHEREFORE, petitioner prays an order of this honorable 
court amending its charter as aforesaid. 

Attorneys for Petitioner, 

403-10 Atlanta Trust Bids. 

180 Oglethorpe University 


Resolved by the Board of Trustees-Founders of Oglethorpe 
University that paragraph 4, as it now reads in the original 
charter thereof dated May 8, 1913, be stricken and in lieu 
thereof, a new paragraph 4 shall be inserted as follows: 

The corporate functions which shall mean the control of 
the property of the corporation, its purchase, sale and other 
disposition shall be by a Board of Trustees of such number 
as may be provided in the by-laws; no one is or shall ever 
be eligible to membership in such board except a member 
in good standing of a Presbyterian or Reformed Church. This 
Board shall be elected from among those of the Board of 
Founders, hereinafter provided for, who shall possess the 
requisite qualifications. No mortgage, sale or other disposi- 
tion of the real property of the corporation shall ever be made 
except by vote of the Board of Trustees in a regular meeting 
or in a special meeting called therefor. Notice must be given 
in the call for any such special meeting of the purpose of con- 
sider such disposition. 

There shall be a Board of Trustees of such number as may 
be prescribed by the by-laws who shall be persons who have 
shown their interest in the purpose of the University by 
contributing thereto, or in whose behalf there has been con- 
tributed in cash, property or solvent promises not less than 
one thousand dollars and who are of such character and with 
such Interest in promoting religion, morality and education as 
fits them for membership. This Board shall have the power 
and it shall be its duty to have control and supervision over 
the educational functions of the University, of its President, 
officers, faculty, and courses of study; to elect from among 
its members the Board of Trustees; to borrow money but not 
to secure the same by lien on the real property; to elect from 
eligible persons successors of the present Board of Founders, 
to create an Executive Committee with authority to perform 
all its functions when the Board is not in session, as may be 
provided for in the by-laws and to perform generally the ad- 
ministrative functions of the University. The present Board 
of Trustees-Founders shall constitute the Board of Founders, 
whose members and their successors shall hold for life unless 
they are removed or resign. 

Resolved further that the President of the Board of Trus- 
tees-Founders be authorized and directed to take the necessary 
steps to amend the Constitution of Oglethorpe University as 
herein before resolved. 

I, Joseph R. Murphy, Secretary, Board of Trustees-Foun- 
ders, Oglethorpe University, hereby certify that the above and 
foregoing resolutions were duly and legally passed at a legal 

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meeting of the Board of Trustees-Founders of Oglethorpe Uni- 
versity on the twenty-first day of October, 1926. 

(Signed JOSEPH R. MURPHY, Secretary. 

Filed in office, this 28th day of October, 1926. 

(Signed) T. C. MILLER, Clerk. 

STATE OF GEORGIA— County of Fulton. 

I, T. C. Miller, Clerk of Superior Court of Fulton County, 
Georgia, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and 
correct copy of the application for amendment to charter in 
the matter of 


as the same appears on file in this office. 

Witness my official signature and the seal of said court, 
this the 28th day of October, 1926. 

(Signed) T. C. MILLER, 

Clerk Superior Court, Fulton County, Ga. 

(Seal of the Court.) October 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18. 


(From a copy of the Milledgeville Journal, September 5, 19S7, 
presented to the University library by Miss Emma Thomas, 
of Athens, Georgia, the great-granddaughter of Mr. B. P. 
Stubbs, Secretary, who signed the notice in behalf of the Ex- 
ecutive Committee.) 

Oglethorpe University 

It has already been announced, that this Institution will 
commence its exercises on the first Monday of January, 1838. 
The Board of Trustees, while again calling public attention 
to this fact, offer some remarks in explanation to a new feature 
which they may have given to its character. 

The University will consist of three departments, Collegiate, 
Academic, and Primary. 

Any person desirous of seeing the laws which govern the 
Collegiate department, can obtain a copy of the pamphlet con- 
taining them, by application to B. P. Stubbs, of this place, Sec- 
retary and Treasurer of the Board. 

Candidates for admission into the Freshman Class, must be 
prepared to stand an examination on Caesar's Commentaries, 
four books, Cicero's Select Orations, Mair's Introduction to 


Oglethorpe University 

Latin Syntax, the Gospels in the Greek Testament, Dalpel'a 
Grammar, including Latin Prosody; also, on English Gram- 
mar, Arithmetic and Geography, ancient and modern. 

The course of instruction in the several classes, will be as 
follows, towit: 


Cicero de Amicitia, 
Graeca Majora, 
Latin and Greek Exercises, 
Algebra (Davis), 

Cicero de Officiis and Horace 

Graeca Majora, 
Latin and Greek Exercises 
Roman Antiquities. 


Horace, (Satires and Ars 

Graeca Majora 
Geometry (Playf air's Euclid) 
Plane Trigonometry, 
Lectures on History 



Graeca Majora, 
Plane Trigonometry, 
Mensuration, (Day's) 
Surveying, (Day's) 


Spherical Trigonometry, 
Analytic Geometry, (Includ- 
ing Conic Sections) 
Descriptive Geometry, 
Differential Calculus, 
Nautical Astronomy, 
Evidences of Christianity, 
Cicero de Oratore, 

Integral Calculus (Young's) 
Natural Philosophy, 
Cicero de Oratore, 
Natural Theology, 


Moral Philosophy, 
General Review. 


Belles Lettres, 
Moral Philosophy, 
Natural Philosophy, 

(Provision will also be made for instruction in Modern 

The Academic Department will consist of those who are 
preparing for entrance into this or any other college. 

Oglethorpe University 183 

The Primary Department will be composed of those pur- 
suing the ordinary branches of an English education. 

The students of these two departments as well as the Col- 
legiate, will be instructed by the Faculty of the College. 

In consequence of this arrangement, boys, in the early stage 
of their literary course, will enjoy advantages perhaps un- 
surpassed in this country, as they will be taught by a regular 
Faculty, while the students of the college will receive the full 
amount of instruction ordinarily given them, as will be seen 
by a reference to the course of study. This system will vastly 
increase the labor of the Faculty; this labor they have how- 
ever consented to undergo. 

The adoption of this new plan has been caused by the pecu- 
liar state of the times. Though the amount on our subscrip- 
tion list is sufficient to warrant the commencement of the work 
in its original form, yet from the present state of affairs, it 
would have been more than indelicate to call upon many in- 
dividuals for their subscriptions. On the other hand, many 
parents have been making arrangements to send their sons to 
Midway during the next year. Such persons it would be 
painful to disappoint, yet it would be impossible to proceed 
for want of surplus in hand. The course now announced as 
being adopted, was then proposed — that is, to bring the Acad- 
emy and College under the government and instruction of the 
same President and Professors. By this arrangement the ex- 
pense of the institution will be sustained, and all difficulties 
in its way removed. 

The Board of Trustees takes this occasion to say that this 
year the Steward's Hall will be discontinued. This is done, 
that there may be no hindrance in the way of such persons as 
may wish to move to Midway for the purpose of taking 

The Trustees close this communication by suggesting to 
parents, (who desire their children to be educated, and who 
cannot afford to send them abroad for this purpose) the pro- 
priety of settling themselves at Midway. By taking boarders, 
the expenses of their family could be more sustained, and 
their children of all ages receive thorough and finished edu- 
cation. To others disposed to turn their attention to keeping 
boarders as a business, we would suggest that Midway offers 
inducements inferior to few if any other positions at the South 
— a healthy and delightful location, and as many boarders as 
they may be able to accommodate. 

By order of the Executive Committee. 

B. P. STUBBS, Secretary. 
July, 11th. 

184 Oglbthorpe University 


Absences 47, 126 

Academic Hours 46 

Accounting 94 

Administration, Officers of _.__ 14 

Adult Education 100, 123 

Alumni Association 145 

Art Courses 109ff 

Astronomy 77 

Athletics 116ff, 130 

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts 64 

Bachelor of Arts in Commerce 89 

Bachelor of Arts in Education 97 

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Journalism 72 

Bachelor of Arts in Science 77 

Bachelor of Arts in Secretarial Preparation 103 

Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education 116 

Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts 109 

Biology 78 

Board 54 

Calendar 7 

Charter . ! 174 

Chemistry . 82 

Classification 46 

Clock and Chimes 31 

Coat of Arms 132 

Commencement 139 

Commerce, See School of Banking and Commerce 89 

Committees : 

Executive 13 

Faculty 24 

Student Activities 25 

Conditions for Continued Attendance 62 

Contingent Fee 57 

Cosmic History 108 

Crypt 127 

Degrees 49f 

Directors, Board of 9ff 

Directions to New Students 58 

Drama . 74 

Education, Department of 97 

English 72 

Entrance Requirements 34 

Ethics 98 

Etymology 75 

Examinations, Credits, Graduation 47, 50 

Exceptional Opportunities 136 

Oglethorpe University 185 

Expenses , 53 

Extension Division (See Adult Education) 100 

Faculty 15ff 

Faculty Committees 24 

Fees 53 

Fines 55 

Founders 8 

By States 9ff 

Executive Committee 13 

Officers 9 

Trustees 13 

Founder's Book 31 

French , 67 

Geography '. 84 

Geology 84 

German 66 

Graduate School 60 

Greek 65 

Hermance Field 30, 130 

Historical Sketch 26 

Historiographic Museum 127 

History 105 

Honorary Degrees 142 

Hours, Year and Term 61 

Infirmary 57 

Intramural Athletics 119 

Lake Phoebe 130 

Late Registration 7, 36 

Latin 64 

Libraries 131 

Library Economy 76 

Lists of Students 165 

Master of Arts 60 

Mathematics 85 

Museum, Historiographic 127 

Music, History and Appreciation of 107 

Mythology and Etymology 75 

Nomenclature of Courses (foot note) 71 

Oglethorpe University: 

Architectural Beauty 29 

Calendar 7 

Campus 29 

Entrance Requirements 34 

Exceptional Opportunities of Personal Attention 136 

Faculty 15ff 

Government 8 

Graduate School 60 

Idea 134 

Laboratories 32 

Laboratory Assistants 24 

Libraries 131 

Moral and Religious Atmosphere 131 

186 Oglethorpe University 

Opening 28 

Purpose and Scope 32 

Prayer . 5 

Railway Station and Postoffice 32 

Resurrection 27 

Silent Faculty 136 

Site 135 

Schools or Departments 49 

Spiritual and Intellectual Ideals 30 

Stadium 30 

Pedagogy (See Education) 97 

Philosophy 74, 98 

Physical Training 116 

Physics 85 

Pre-Dental Course 88 

Pre-Medical Work 88 

President's Course 108 

Psychology 9 7 

Public Speaking 75 

Quality Points 50 

Radio Theory 86 

Registration 44, 126 

Registration, Late 7, 36 

Room Rent 54 

School of Banking and Commerce 89 

School of Education 97 

School of Fine Arts 109 

School of Liberal Arts 64 

School of Literature and Journalism 72 

School of Physical Education 116 

School of Science 77 

School of Secretarial Preparation 103 

Silent Faculty at Oglethorpe 136 

Silver Lake (Lake Phoebe) 130 

Social Sciences 105 

Sociology 108 

Spanish _ 69 

Special Religious Services 132 

Special Students 36 

Stadium 30 

Standards for Georgia Colleges 36 

Stenography _ _ 103 

Student Activities 25 

Student Regulations 44, 126 

Summer Session _ .—.59, 124 

Tabular Statement of Requirements and Electives 129 

Tuition _ 53 

Typewriting 103 

University Calendar 7 

Woman's Board 137 

Year Hour 61 


Oglethorpe University, Ga. 

Students applying for admission to the University 
should fill out and mail to the President the following 

I hereby apply for matriculation in Oglethorpe University. 
I last attended School (or Col- 
lege), from which I received an honorable dismissal. I am 

prepared to enter the Class in 

Oglethorpe University. 

I shall reach Atlanta on the of 



Room Reservation Blank 

Date 193 

Oglethorpe University, 
Oglethorpe University, Georgia. 

It is my intention to enter Oglethorpe University next 

Term and I hereby wish to make application for 

the reservation of room No. on the floor of 

the Building. 

The sum of $5.00 (Five Dollars) is enclosed to show my 
good faith in regard to this, same being applied on my first 
term's room rent after entering. My failure to enter will 
forfeit this amount to the University. 


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