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BOARD OF TRUSTEES. 



MEMBERS EX-OFFICIO. 
His Excellency, AUSTIN LANE CROTHERS, President. 

HON. JOSHUA W. HERING, 
Comptroller of the Treasury. 

HON. ISAAC LOBE STRAUS, 
Attorney-General. 

HON. MURRAY VANDIVER, 

State Treasurer. 

HON. JOSEPH B. SETH, 
President of the Senate. 

HON. J. ENOS RAY, 
Speaker of the House of Delegates. 

HON. .TAMES WILSON, 
Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture. 



MEMBERS REPRESENTING STOCKHOLDERS. 

HON. RICHARD S. HILL, M. D., Upper Marlboro, Md. 
CHARLES H. STANLEY, Esq., Laurel, Md. 

E. GITTINGS MERRYMAN, Esq., Cockeysville, Md. 
J. HAROLD WALSH, Esq., Upper Falls, Md. 

F. CARROLL GOLDSBOROUGH, Esq., Easton, Md. 



MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR. 

.1. M. MUNROE, Esq., Annapolis, Md Term expires 1910. 

HON. CHARLES H. EVANS, Baltimore, Md. " " 1910. 

W. LEE CAREY, Berlin, Md. « « 1912. 

HON. DAVID SEIBERT, Clear Spring, Md. " " 1912. 

ROBERT GRAIN, Esq., Baltimore, Md. " " 1914. 

CHARLES A. COUNCILMAN, Esq., Glyndon, Md. " " 1914. 



STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD OF 

TRUSTEES. 



COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE. 

Messrs. STANLEY, VANDIVER, SEIBERT, COUNCILMAN, 
GOLDSBOROUGH and GRAIN. 



COMMITTEE ON FINANCE. 
Messrs. VANDIVER, STANLEY, WALSH, MUNROE and HERING. 



COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION. 

Messrs. EVANS, WALSH, HERING, SETH and 'PURNELL. 



COMMITTEE ON FACILITIES FOR INSTRUCTION. 
Messrs. MUNROB, RAY, HILL and *PURNELL. 



COMMITTEE ON AUDITING. 
Messrs. VANDIVER and STANLEY. 



COMMITTEE ON EASTERN BRANCH. 
Messrs. MERRYMAN and GOLDSBOROUGH. 



COMMITTEE ON BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS. 

Messrs. COUNCILMAN, HILL, STANLEY and CRAIN. 



EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. 
Messrs. GOLDSBOROUGH, MERRYMAN, EVANS, MUNROE and WALSH. 



♦Died February 11, 1908. jk 



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OFFICERS AND FACULTY OF INSTRUCTION. 



FACULTY AND INSTRUCTORS. 

R. W. SILVESTER, LL. D., President, 
Professor o£ Mathematics. 

THOMAS H. SPBNCE, A. M., Vice-President, 
Professor of Languages. 

EDWARD LLOYD, Major, U. S. A., Commandant, 
Professor of Military Science. 

H. B. McDonnell, B. S., M. D., state Chemist, 
Professor of Chemistry. 

W. T. L. TALIAFERRO, A. B., 
Professor of Agriculture. 

HENRY T. HARRISON, A. M., 
Professor in Charge of Preparatory Department, Assistant Professor of Mathe- 
matics, Secretary of the Faculty. 

JAMBS S. ROBINSON, 
Emeritus Professor of Horticulture. 

SAMUEL S. BUCKLEY, M. S., D. V. S., 
Professor of Veterinary Science. 

F. B. BOMBERGER, B. S., A. M., 
Professor of English and Civics, Librarian. 

CHARLES S. RICHARDSON, A. M., 
Professor of Oratory, Assistant Professor of English, Director of Physical Culture. 

J. B. S. NORTON, M. S., State Pathologist, 
Professor of Vegetable Pathology and Botany. 

T. B. SYMONS, M. S., State Entomologist, 
Professor of Entomology and Zoology. 

HARRY GWINNER, M. E., 
Professor of Mechanical Engineering. 

C. P. CLOSE, M. S., State Horticulturist, 
Professor of Horticulture. 

T. H. TALIAFERRO, C. B., Ph. D., 
Professor of Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Physics. 

P. M. NOVIK, B. S., 
Associate Professor of Horticulture. 

JEROME J. MORGAN, B. S., 
Assistant Professor of Chemistry. 



B. B. PORTER, B. S. A., 
Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry. 

MYRON CREESE, B. S., E. E., 
Instructor in Physics and Electrical Engineering. 

H. L. CRISP, 
Assistant in Freehand Drawing, Pattern Making and Foundry Work. 

WILLIAM N. MICHAEL, 
Assistant in Mechanical and Topographical Drawing, and Shop Practice. 

G. W. FIROR, B. S., 
Assistant in Horticulture. 



F. W. BESLEY, A. B., M. F., State Forester, 
Lecturer on Forestry. 



ASSISTANTS IN STATE WORK. 

R. C. WILEY, B. S., 
Assistant in Chemistry. 

G. H. HARDIN, B. S., 

Assistant In Chemistry. - 

W. R. EASTMAN, B. S., 
Assistant in Vegetable Pathology and Botany. 

L. M. PEAIRS, B. S., 
Assistant in Entomology and Zoology. 



OTHER OFFICERS. 

JOSEPH R. OWENS, M. D., 
Registrar and Treasurer. 

•W. O. EVERSFIELD, M. D., 
Surgeon. 

tHARRY NALLEY, M. D., 

Surgeon. 

MISS M. L. SPENCE, 

Stenographer. 

MRS. L. K. FITZHUGH, 
Matron. 

WIRT HARRISON, 

Executive Clerk. 



•Died January 20, 1908. 
tAppoInted February 20, 1908. 



FACULTY COMMITTEES. 

COMMITTEE ON COLLEGIATE ROUTINE: Messes. Spence (Chairman), Mc- 
Donnell, W. T. L. Taliaferro, Bucklei, Bombergbr, Richardson, Noexox, 
Symons, Close, Gwixner, Harrison, T. H. Taliaferro. 



COMMITTEE ON ALUMNI: Messrs. Buckley (Chairman), Bombergek, Symons. 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE: Messrs. Harrison (Chairman), Richardson, 
Symons, Norton, Bomberger. 

COMMITTEE OX SCHEDULE: Messks. Gwinner (Chairman), Spence, Harri- 
son-. T. H. Tali.vfeero. 



COMMITTEE OX DISCIPLINE: The Commandant (Chairman), The President. 
The Vice-Piiesident. 



COMMITTEE ON AMUSEMENTS: Messrs. Symons (Chairman), Morgan, Crisp, 

Porter. Michael, Creese. 

COMMITTEE ON ATHLETICS: Messrs. Richardson (Chairman), Harrison-, 

BO.MBERGEK. 



COMMITTEE ON LIBRARY: Messrs. McDonnell (Chairman), W. T. L. Talia- 
PEERO, Bomberger, Gwinner, Norton. 

COMMITTEE ON STUDENT RECORDS: Messrs. Bomberger (Chairman), Buck- 
ley, Spence, Michael. 

COMMITTEE ON SOCIETIES: Messrs. Richard.son (Chairman), Gwinner, 
Michael. 



THE SCIENCE SECTION: Me.ssrs. W. T. L. Taliaferro (Chairman), McDon- 
nell, Buckley, Norton, Symons, Gwinner, T. II. T.a.liaferro, Novik. 



COMMITTEE ON CATALOGUE: Messrs. Norton (Chairman), Spence, McDon- 
nell, T. II. Taliaferro. 



COMMITTEE ON COMMENCEMENT: Messrs. Harrison (Chairman), Spence, 
Bomberger, Richardson. 

COMMITTEE ON SANITATION: DOCTORS Nalley (Chairman), McDonnell, 
Buckley, Owens. 



STUDENT PUBLICATIONS: Messrs. Bomberger (Chairman), Norton. 



CALENDAR. 



1908. 

THIRD TERM. 

Monday, March 16tli — Third Term Begins. 

Wednesday, April 15th, noon, to Tuesday, April 21st, 1 P. M. — Easter Recess. 

Thursday, May 15th — Submitting of Theses. 

Sunday, June 7th — Baccalaureate Sermon. 

Monday, June 8th — Class Day. 

Tuesday, June 9th — ^Alumni Day. 

Wednesday, June 10th, 11 A. M. — Commencement Day Exercises. 



1908-1909. 
FIRST TERM. 

Tuesday, September 15th, and Wednesday, September 16th — Entrance Ex- 
aminations. 

Thursday, September 17th, 1 P. M. — College Work Begins. 

Friday, December 18th, noon — First Term Ends. 

Friday, December 18th, noon, to Monday, January 4th, noon — Christmas 
Recess. 



SECOND TERM. 

Monday, January 4th, noon — Second Term Begins. 
Tuesday, January 5th — Special Winter Course in Agriculture Begins. 
Monday, February 1st — Filing Subjects of Theses. 

Friday, March 19th — Second Term and Special Winter Course in Agricul- 
ture End. 



THIRD TERM. 

Monday, March 22nd — Third Term Begins. 

Wednesday, April 7th, noon, to Tuesday, April 13th, 1 P. M. — Easter Recess. 

Monday, May 17th — Submitting of Theses. 

Sunday, June 13th — Baccalaureate Sermon. 

Monday, June 14th — Class Day. 

Tuesday, June 15th — Alumni Day. 

Wednesday, June 16th, 11 A. M. — Commencement Day Exercises. 




MAP SHOWING LOCATION OF 

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MARYLAND AGRICULTURAL CX)LLEGE. 

HISTORY. 

An act to establish and endow an agricultural college in the 
State of Maryland was passed by the legislature of the State in 
1856 (see Laws of Maryland 1856, Chapter 97). At that time no 
other institution of a similar character existed in the United State?. 
Its express purpose was defined to be, "To instruct the youthful 
student in those arts and sciences indispensable to successful agricul- 
tural pursuit." Under the charter thus granted to a party of public- 
spirited private individuals, the original College building was 
erected, and its doors were opened to students in the fall of 1859. 

For three years it was conducted as a private institution, but in 
1862 the Congress of the United States, recognizing the valuable 
work in the cause of practical education which such colleges could 
achieve for the country, passed the "Land Grant Act." This Act 
granted each State and Territory which should claim its benefit a 
proportionate amount of unclaimed Western lands, in place of scrip, 
the proceeds from the sale of which should apply under certain con- 
ditions to the establishment and maintenance of at least one college 
in which the "leading object" should be, "without excluding other 
scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach 
such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the me- 
chanic arts, in such manner as the legislatures of the States" might 
"respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical 
education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and pro- 
fessions of life." This grant having been formally accepted by the 
General Assembly of Maryland, and the Maryland Agricultural Col- 
lege being named as the beneficiary of the grant, the College thus 
became, in part, at least, a State institution, and such it is at the 
present time. 

In 1892 the Federal Government passed a second act for the 
benefit of the agricultural and mechanical colleges. By the act of 
Congress of that year an annual appropriation of $15,000, to be in- 
creased by $1,000 each year until the sum of $25,000 should be 
reached, was granted each State, to be applied to the further equip- 



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ment and support of these colleges. The primary object of this 
legislation was the development of the departments of agriculture 
and the mechanic arts, and the branches kindred thereto. Mary- 
land, in order to comply with the terms of the Act of Congress, 
divided this fund between the State Agricultural College and a 
somewhat similar institution for the education of colored students 
located at Princess Anne, on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. 

In 1887 the Federal Congress passed an important act in aid of 
the agricultural interests, appropriating $15,000 a year in each State 
and Territory for the establishment and maintenance of agricultural 
experiment stations. The Maryland Station was located on the Col- 
lege farm, and was made a department of the College. In 1892 the 
Board of Trustees so far separated it from the College as to put it 
under a special Director, who is immediately responsible to the 
Board. The function of the Experiment Station is the investiga- 
tion of those agricultural problems of most interest and concern to 
the farmers of the State, and the publication and dissemination of 
the results of such experiments in the form of bulletins, for the in- 
formation and guidance of those interested in agriculture. Since 
the organization of the Experiment Station, its influence has steadily 
increased, and its sphere of usefulness has constantly widened, until 
it is now a well recognized factor in the agricultural development 
of Maryland. 

In 1906 Congress passed the Adams Bill, a measure of further 
assistance for the experiment stations of the several States. By 
this act there is granted a gradual increasing appropriation for the 
experimental work of the stations, until such grant shall equal 
$15,000 per annum. 

During the last twelve years the College has made a steady 
growth. This fact is evidenced by the increased number of students 
availing themselves of its facilities; by the erection of many new 
buildings — the library and gymnasium building, the chemical labora- 
tory, the mechanical engineering building, Morrill Hall, the college 
barn, the sanitarium and the new administration building and bar- 
racks, as well as by the establishment of the Department of Farmers' 
Institutes and the State Departments of Horticulture, EntomologA'- 
and Vegetable Pathology, and of Chemistry (Fertilizer and Feed 
Control). Under such favorable auspices the institution has con- 



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tinued to grow, and has become the most important factor in the 
agricultural and industrial development of the State. 

The State Bureau of Forestry, recently created, cooperates 
with the College, the Director being, by the terms of his appoint- 
ment. Lecturer on Forestry at the Agricultural College. 

LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION. 

The Maryland Agricultural College is located in Prince George 
County, Maryland, on the line of the Washington Branch of the 
B. & O. R. R., eight miles from Washington, and thirty-two miles 
from Baltimore. At least nine trains a day from each city stop at 
College Station, thus making the place easily accessible from all 
parts of the State. Hyattsville is the telegraph station. Telephone 
connection is made with the Chesapeake and Potomac lines. 

The College grounds front on the Baltimore and Washington 
turnpike. The suburban town of Hyattsville is two and one-haif 
miles to the south, and Laurel, the largest town in the county, is 
thirteen miles to the north on the same road. Connection with these 
towns and with Washington may be had by steam and electric rail- 
way. The site of the College is particularly beautiful. The build- 
ings occupy the crest of a commanding hill, covered with forest 
trees, and overlooking the entire surrounding country. In front, ex- 
tending to the turnpike, is a broad, rolling campus, the drill ground 
and athletic field of the students. In the rear are the farm buildings 
and barn. A quarter of a mile to the northeast are the buildings 
of the Experiment Station. The College farm contains about three 
hundred acres, and is devoted to gardens, orchards, vineyard, poul- 
try yards, etc., all used for experimental purposes. 

The general appearance of the College grounds is exceedingly 
attractive. They are tastefully laid off in lawn and terraces, with 
ornamental shrubbery and flower beds, and the view from the grove 
and campus cannot be surpassed. 

The location of the College is healthful ; the sanitary conditions 
are excellent. No better proof of this can be given than that there 
has been no really serious case of illness among the students for ten 
vears. 



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COLLEGE BUILDINGS. 

The original barracks is a five-story brick building, containing 
the student quarters and the Domestic Department. The dormitor- 
ies are large, well ventilated and provided with fire escapes, bath and 
water rooms. All the buildings are lighted by gas and electricity 
and heated by steam from the central plant on the College grounds. 

In 1894 the building used as the gymnasium and library was 
erected. The gymnasium, on the ground floor, is well furnished 
with modern athletic appliances. The library and reading room is 
on the second floor, and is large, well-lighted and convenient for the 
purpose. 

The Mechanical Engineering Department is located in a two- 
story brick building, completed in 1896, and now thoroughly 
equipped. It contains workshops for woodwork, machinery rooms 
well furnished with modern equipment, a drawing room, library and 
office, together with a large annex, designed to afford additional 
facilities in forging and foundry work, which was erected and 
equipped during 1904. It is a model building of its kind. 

The chemical building was completed in 1897, ^^^ is now 
thoroughly equipped. It contains several lecture rooms, labora- 
tories for practical work and for the analysis of fertilizers and feed- 
ing material for domestic animals. This work is assigned by an 
Act of the General Assembly to the Professor of Chemistry at this 
College, who is thus the State Chemist. 

Another addition to the group of College buildings is Morrill 
Hall, erected in 1898. This building provides ample accommoda- 
tions for the Departments of Agriculture, Horticulture, Physics, En- 
tomolog}'. Vegetable Pathology and Veterinary Science, thus re- 
lieving the pressure of close quarters from which these departments 
had sufi"ered, and greatly extending their opportunities for the 
development of high-grade scientific work. A greenhouse for work 
in entomology and vegetable pathology was erected in 1904. 

The College Sanitarium, completed in 1901, has proved a most 
efficient means of isolating infectious disease which might other- 
wise have become epidemic, thus seriously embarrassing College 
work. It contains ample room for all emergencies, and is furnished 
with modern hospital facilities. An experienced nurse is in constant 



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attendance, and the College surgeon is present every morning at a 
fixed hour to prescribe for any cadet requiring his services. 

Appreciating the needs of the institution, the State Legislature 
has from time to time appropriated funds wherewith buildings could 
be erected or renovated and equipment secured. 

Among recent improvements are the dormitories, accom- 
modating twice the number of students, an auditorium and offices 
in the Administration Building, added in 1904; a complete renova- 
tion of the original College barracks ; a modern steam heating plant ; 
gas and electric lighting; lavatories; forced ventilation, etc., all of 
which furnish quarters and class-rooms with unusually good sani- 
tary arrangements. 

Under the provisions of the acts of the last State Legislature a 
modern steam laundry has been added to the equipment, and other 
needed improvements will be secured as required. 

GENERAL AIM AND PURPOSE. 

The Agricultural College is the State school of science and 
technology. While seeking, first of all, to perform the functions of 
an agricultural college, its sphere of work has been widened to em- 
brace all the sciences akin to agriculture, and all the arts related to 
mechanical training. To these special and prominent lines of work 
have been added such branches of study as are necessary for a lib- 
eral education, for the development of the intelligent citizen and the 
making of general culture. The purpose of this college is to give 
to young men anxious to prepare themselves for the active duties 
of life such training in the sciences or in the mechanical workshop 
as will enable them to take their places in the industrial world well 
prepared for the fierce competition of the day. 

Recognizing that such an education, in order to be of practical 
advantage to many, must be offered at a cost within the means of 
all, the expenses for the year to the student have been reduced to 
the point where his college dues are not in excess of his ordinary 
daily expenses. It is to be remembered that the College is a State 
institution, in part supported by the State, in part by the Federal 
Government, through its several endowment Acts, and that it is in 
no sense a money-making institution, but simply a medium of dis- 



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bursement by the Government to those classes upon whom the safety 
and prosperity of the State so largely depend. 

While the College provides, as will hereinafter be explained, 
several distinct courses of instruction looking to the special training 
of the student in agriculture, mechanical engineering and the natural 
and physical sciences, the fact is clearly kept in view that a sound 
foundation must be laid for each and every course. Successful 
specialization is only possible after the student has prepared for it 
by a thorough training in the essentials. All education must be 
narrow and one-sided which does not provide for the general cul- 
ture of the student, and which does not look first to the natural and 
normal development of the individual. The general working plan 
of the College may be thus described: 

It begins with the student in his first, or Freshman, year with 
a systematic and carefully adjusted scheme of work, differing but 
little in the several courses, and looking to his general development 
in mental strength, range of information and power of expression 
and thought. At the beginning of his second, or Sophomore, year 
the diflferentiation may be said to begin along those lines in which 
he shows most natural aptitude. This gradual specialization con- 
tinues during his third, or Junior, year, until in his last, or Senior, 
year, his work consists wholly of a few closely connected topics, in 
which he is thus able thoroughly to prepare himself. With the 
present equipment of the laboratory and mechanical work-shops a 
student is able to become so proficient in his chosen line of work 
that when he leaves the College a successful career is open to him if 
lie chooses to avail himself of it. 

The Agricultural College is, legitimately, the crowning point 
of the public school system of Maryland. Its aim is to provide a 
higher educalion for the graduates of the county schools. To this 
end its curriculum is adjusted to meet the preparation of such stu- 
dents. It is this class of young men that the College is especially de- 
sirous of reaching. Experience has shown that our most satisfac- 
tory students come as graduates from the county schools, and no 
efforts will be spared to make the transition from the high school 
or grammar school to the College a possible one for all those actu- 
ated by an earnest desire to complete their education. 



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DEPARTMENTS OF THE COLLEGE. 

Agriculture — 

Agronomy. 

Animal Husbandry. 
Botany and Vegetable Pathology. 
Chemistry. 
Civil Engineering. 

Electrical Engineering and Physics. 
English and Civics. 
Entomology and Zoology. 
Horticulture — 

Horticulture. 

Forestry. 
Languages. 
Mathematics. 
Mecpianical Engineering. 
Military Science. 
Oratory. 

Physical Culture. 
Prepail\tory. 
Veterinary Science. 



The following pages give, under the several departments, the 
general character of the courses offered by each, and the main feat- 
ures of their equipment. 



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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. 

W. T. L. TALIAFERRO, PROFESSOR. 
B. E. PORTER, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. 

The Agricultural Department offers three courses: 

I. A four-year course leading to the degree of B. S. 

II. A two-year course, for proficiency in which a certificate is 
awarded. 

III. A ten-week winter course, for which credit is given toward 
the two-year or four-year course. 

Education is transforming the farms into veritable workshops, 
whose products, in the aggregate, more than equal those of any 
other industry of the country, and under the influence of more 
general intelligence are capable of indefinite extension. In this 
work there is need of the trained investigator to discover the natural 
laws which underlie the phenomena of plant and animal life, and 
there is also need of educated farmers with skill and intelligence 
to receive these principles and apply them in practical farming. 

These courses are so arranged as to furnish a good foundation 
upon which the student may build a successful career as a farmer, 
or develop into a specialist along some line pertaining to the farm- 
ing industry. The studies to be pursued are recognized as being 
necessary to fully equip the student for the highest order of work, 
and for the greatest usefulness. 

The College farm consists of two hundred and sixty-five acres 
of land, which is operated by the Maryland Experiment Station. 
Students of the agricultural course are made acquainted with the 
work of the Station from time to time, and because of the College 
and Station's close association an excellent opportunity is afforded 
the student to study the cultivation and gprowing of crops, the appli- 
cation of manures and fertilizers, the care of stock, the selection of 
seed from growing crops, the judging of the several classes of ani- 
nials, and all the work of the practical farmer. 



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LECTURE COURSE. 



This course runs through the four years, and consists of a 
series of lectures on agricultural topics, delivered once a week at 
the College by specialists from the United States Department of 
Agriculture and elsewhere. This course is a new departure, and 
it is believed, a most important one. The weekly presentation of 
agricultural topics by new and attractive speakers cannot fail to 
produce an excellent effect not only by its educational features, but 
by exciting among the students a livelier interest in agricultural 
work through contact with men of prominence in the profession. 

Students taking the Agricultural, Horticultural, Chemical or 
General Science courses are required to attend these lectures. With 
other students, attendance is optional. 

DIVISION OF AGRONOMY. 

The division of Agronomy takes up the agricultural work per- 
taining to the field and its crops. A number of courses are offered. 
These treat of farm crops, their classification, adaptation to soil 
and climate and methods of culture ; soils, their properties, and how 
to care for them and make them more productive and fertile by 
crop rotation, and by the application of manures and fertilizers; 
farm management, how to make the farm a source of pleasure and 
profit by employing economic business principles and practices; 
farm machinery, the kind of tools to use for preparing the land, 
cultivating and harvesting the crops. A new soil laboratory has 
been added to this department. In this laboratory the student has 
an excellent opportunity to study the physical properties of the 
different kinds of soil. A separate desk and ample apparatus is 
provided each student to perform experiments for himself. 

COURSES OFFERED. 

I. Farm Crops. In this course the production of farm crops 
is considered in detail as to history, uses and requirements, local 
adaptations, varieties, fertilization, cultivation and harvesting. A 
special feature is the study of crop improvement by breeding and 
selection. Very much of this work is of a practical nature in the 
laboratory or on the farm. 



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In order to make this a more practical course it is divided into 
two parts, the first part being given in the spring term and the 
latter part in the fall term. This division enables the student to 
take up the various phases of the work in their appropriate seasons. 

The texts used are Morrow and Hunt's "Soils and Crops/' 
Shaw's "The Cereals In America," Shamel's "Com Judging." 

Sophomore Year, Third Term ; three theoretical and four prac- 
tical periods per week. Junior Year, Second Term ; two theoretical 
and two practical periods per week ; Third Term, two theoretical and 
four practical periods per week. 

II. Soils. The study of the physical and chemical conditions 
of the soil in their relation to profitable agriculture. The soil is 
the basis of all agriculture, and a knowledge of its properties and 
functions cannot be too highly emphasized. The study of this im- 
portant subject is conducted by means of lectures, text-books, labo- 
ratory and field work. No State in the Union possesses a greater 
variety of soils than Maryland, and great attention is paid to the 
study of soil types in their relation to profitable agriculture. 

A well equipped soil laboratory and the wide variety of soils 
found on the College farm offer exceptional advantages in the theo- 
retical and practical study of this important subject. 

The text-book used is "The Soil," by King. 

Junior Year, First Term; 2 theoretical and 2 practical periods 
per week; first half, Third Term; 3 theoretical and 4 practical 
periods per week. 

III. Farm Drainage. Practical work in open ditching and 
under drains is provided for the students, on the Experiment Sta- 
tion farm. Special attention is given to the principles and practice 
of tile drainage. 

The text-book used in this course is Waring's "Drainage for 
Profit and Health." 

Junior Year, Third Term ; 2 theoretical and 2 practical periods 
per week. 

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IV. Plant Production. This course is intended for those 
students only who are specializing in agronomy. It consists of field 



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and laboratory work in the study of the handling of fall sown and 
fall harvested crops. Great attention is given in this course to a 
careful note-taking and study of the results obtained in breeding 
work in corn and other fall maturing crops on the Experiment 
Station farm. 

Senior Year, First Term; 3 theoretical and 4 practical periods 
per week. 

V. Fertilizers. Of vital interest to the eastern and south- 
em farmer of the present day, is the fertilizer question. Between 
it and the profit and loss account is a very close connection, and fre- 
quently a lack of knowledge of the subject entails upon the farmer 
both the loss of money paid and of the possible increase of the crop. 
In this course the subject is developed logically from the needs of 
the plant and the efficiency of the soil to the selecting of the proper 
plant foods for each crop under varying conditions of soil and cli- 
mate. Special attention is given to the home mixing of fertilizers. 

Senior Year, Second Term ; 3 theoretical and 4 practical periods 
per week. 

VI. Farm Machinery. Lectures and practical work. 
Senior Year, Third Term ; 2 theoretical and 4 practical periods 

per week. 

VII. Farm Management. Lectures. 
Senior Year, Third Term ; 2 periods per week. 

VIII. Advanced Work in Crop Production. 

Senior Year, Third Term ; 2 theoretical and 4 practical periods 
per week. 

IX. Advanced Work in Soils. Senior Year, Third Term; 2 
theoretical and 4 practical periods per week. 

X. Thesis and Research Work. To be arranged for with 
the head of the department. 

Senior Year, Second and Third Terms; 2 theoretical and 4 
practical periods per week. 



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GEOLOGY. 

I. Attention is given chiefly to physical geology. The latter 
half of the second term is devoted to the geology of Maryland, 
especially as affecting the character of the soils, mineral wealth and 
other economic conditions of the State. Instruction is given by 
means of text-book work, lectures and field excursions. 

Shaler's "First Book in Geology" is used as a text-book. The 
reports of the Maryland Geological Survey are used for reference. 

Freshman Year, First Term; 4 periods per week; Second 
Term; five periods per week. 



DIVISION OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY. 

The division of Animal Husbandry stands for all lines of work 
which pertain to the judging, selecting, breeding, feeding, develop- 
ment, care and management of the various breeds and classes of 
domesticated animals. Good herds of stock are being established 
at the Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station which are of 
use to the student in his studies. In addition to the supply of stock 
on the farm the proximity of the College to Washington, Baltimore 
and the Government Quarantine Station, near Baltimore, makes it 
possible for the student to get excellent material for study. The 
Heurich dairy farm, close by, furnishes an excellent example in 
dairy farming. It is quite evident that there is but one way to make 
a young man a proficient judge of livestock, and that is by training 
the eye. In all of the lecture and laboratory work outlined in the 
courses the work is demonstrated with living specimens. 

New dairy barns are erected at the Experiment Station. These 
are models of sanitation. A class-room for judging live stock is 
being planned for occupancy in the near future. 

A growing library of herd-books is available to the student of 
pedigrees. These books give a fund of information concerning 
heredity, fecundity, and other breed characteristics. 



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COURSES OFFERED. ' , 

I. Breeds and Scoring. This course is devoted to the detailed 
study of the breeds of live stock. The practical work commences 
with a study of the animal form by the use of the score-card. 
Especial attention is given to the relation of form to function. 
First, the productive types are firmly fixed in the student's mind; 
then he takes up more particularly breed characteristics. Judging 
occupies two double periods two afternoons per week. 

Text-books in use are "Types and Breeds of Farm Animals," 
by Plumb, and "Judging Live Stock," by Craig. 

Junior Year, First Term ; 3 theoretical and 4 practical periods 
per week. 

II. Principles of Breeding. This course takes up the prin- 
ciples of breeding, including selection, heredity, atavism, variation, 
fecundity, in-and-in breeding, cross breeding and a historical study 
of their results. 

Text-book : "Stock Breeding," Miles. 

Junior Year, First Term ; 3 theoretical periods per week. 

III. Livestock Management. Lectures are given on the 
housing, feeding, care and management of dairy cattle, hogs and 
horses (Second Term). The housing, feeding, care and manage- 
ment of beef cattle and sheep (Third Term), The practical work 
in the spring term consists of applications of the work in the lec- 
tures, and takes up the drawing of barn plans and other stable con- 
veniences. 

Junior Year, Second Term; 2 theoretical periods per week; 
Third Term ; 2 theoretical and 2 practical periods per week. 

IV. Dairying. Text-books: Wing's "Milk and Its Produc- 
tion," Russell's "Dairy Bacteriology." 

Junior Year, Third Term ; 3 theoretical and 4 practical periods 
per week. . 

V. Stock Judging. Special attention is paid to the judging 
of groups of animals, similar to county and state fair work. 

Senior Year, First Term; 4 practical periods per week. 



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VI. Herdbook. The herdbooks of the breeds of live stock are 
studied with a view of becoming acquainted with the pedigrees of 
the leading families of live stock, and the methods of recording the 
same. Here advanced work in animal breeding is taken up. 

Senior Year, First Term; 2 theoretical and 2 practical periods 
per week. 

VII. Animal Nutrition. This course embraces the prin- 
ciples and practice of animal feeding. After covering the principles 
of nutrition, it takes up the composition of feeding stuffs, their com- 
bination into properly balanced rations, and the relation between the 
sustenance of animals and their products. Students entering this 
course should have completed courses in Organic Chemistry and 
Comparative Anatomy and Physiology. 

Text-books: "Feeds and Feeding," Henry; "Feeding of Ani- 
mals," Jordan. 

Senior Year, Second Term; 4 theoretical periods per week. 
Third Term ; 4 theoretical and 4 practical periods per week. 

VIII. Profitable Stock Feeding. This course treats of the 
feeding of animals in a most practical manner. Special attention 
is given to the feeding of breeding stock and the fattening of ani- 
mals for market. There is no special requirement to enter this 
course, as in Course VII. 

Text-book : "Profitable Stock Feeding," by H. R. Smith. 
Two-year Short Course students. Second Term of Second 
Year ; 4 theoretical periods per week. 

IX. Research Work. Upon lines and subjects to be arranged 
with the department. 

The object of this work is to develop independence and origi- 
nality in the student, and also to give him a taste for personal inves- 
tigation upon lines which are of particular interest to himself. 

Junior Year, Third Term ; 2 practical periods per week. 

X. Thesis and Research. The investigations already beg^n 
in the Junior Year may be pursued throughout the Senior Year. 
Other work is to be taken up, and may furnish a basis for the 
thesis. The time given this work will be arranged with the depart- 
ment. 



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DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY AND VEGETABLE 

PATHOLOGY. 

J, B. S. NORTON, PROFESSOR. 
W. R. EASTMAN, ASSISTANT. 

The courses in Botany are intended to give such knowledge of 
the vegetable kingdom as is a proper element in general culture ; to 
train the student mind in observation, comparison, generalization, 
and other mental processes essential to true scientific methods in any 
work, and to furnish a basis for practical studies directly connected 
with agriculture; for since plants are the subjects dealt with in the 
field and garden, the study of plant life must be one of the funda- 
mental sciences upon which such work is based. In addition to the 
courses in pure Botany, others of special economic trend are given. 
These are especially for students in the Agricultural and Horticul- 
tural courses, and take up such botanical studies of cultivated plants, 
plant diseases, etc., as may be useful in practical life to the profes- 
sional farmer or gardener. 

The equipment and means for illustration and demonstration, 
consist of a reference library containing the principal botanical 
works needed by students, charts and maps, compound and dissect- 
ing miscroscopes, preserved specimens for illustration, a representa- 
tive collection of Maryland plants; microtome and other instru- 
ments, reagents and apparatus for histological work and physio- 
logical experiments ; a culture room, sterilizers, incubators and other 
facilities for the study of plant diseases. 

Advanced students have opportunity to observe the work being 
done in the laboratory of Vegetable Pathology and greenhouse of 
the State Horticultural Department, and, if competent, to assist in 
the same. Special attention is given to students who wish practice 
in the treatment of plant diseases, as it is the desire of the Depart- 
ment to encourage young men to engage in this work as a business. 

I. General Principles. An elementary course in the general 
principles of anatomy, morphology and physiology of the higher 
plants. The structure and types of seed, root, stem, leaves, flower 
and fruit are studied in the laboratory, with a brief consideration of 
the functions of the different plant organs, a more complete course 
in plant physiology (III) being given later. This course is a neces- 
sary preparation for Course II. 



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Bergen and Davis' "Principles of Botany" is the principal text- 
book used. 

Freshman Year, Second Term; 2 theoretical and 4 practical 
periods per week. 

II. Systematic Botany and Ecology. Principally field work 
with the manual on the native flora, and designed to give a knowl- 
edge of the names of the common Maryland plants and their 
position in the classification of the vegetable kingdom. The ecology 
of the plants examined in the field is also taken up, considering 
their relation to soils, water supply, light and other factors in their 
environment, cross pollination, dissemination of seeds, plant soci- 
eties, etc. Each student makes a collection of at least fifty plants 
from some part of the State. 

Reference books used : Gray's "Field, Forest and Garden Bot- 
any,"' Britton's "Manual," Gray's "Manual," Britton and Brown's 
"Illustrated Flora." 

Freshman Year, Third Term; 2 theoretical and 4 practical 
periods per week. 

A combination of I and II is given in the First Term of the 
two-year course in Horticulture, and in the Third Term of the 
two-year course in Agriculture. 

III. Plant Physiology. Lectures and experiments on the 
life processes of plants ; absorption and transfer of water and food 
materials, photosynthesis, respiration, growth, movement, reproduc- 
tion, etc., with microscopic studies of the structure of the organs 
concerned. 

Sophomore Year, Second Term; 2 theoretical and 4 practical 
periods per week. 

IV. Plant Histology. Laboratory work with the compound 
microscope, studying the minute structure of the tissues and organs 
of the various types of plants. Each student prepares a series of 
sections for study with the microscope, from which he makes a 
set of outline drawings. 

Steven's "Plant Anatomy" and Chamberlain's "Methods in 
Plant Histology" are the principal books used. 

Junior Year, Second Term ; 8 practical periods per week. 



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V. Comparative Morphology and Classification. A com- 
parative study of the structure and life history of the principal 
types of plants from the lowest to the highest. The exercises con- 
sist principally of lectures and microscopic studies in the laboratory. 

Text-book: Bergen and Davis' "Principles of Botany," 
Part 11. The outline of classification of Engler's Syllabus is fol- 
lowed in general. 

Junior Year, Third Term ; 2 theoretical and 4 practical periods 
per week ; given also in abridged form in First Term. 

VI. Economic Plants. Lectures on the names, classification, 
nativity and uses of the useful and detrimental plants of the world, 
with field and laboratory studies of the common cultivated plants; 
given with a view of enabling the student of horticulture or agricul- 
ture to know the scientific names and relationship of the plants with 
which he comes in contact in his chosen work. 

Reference works: Bailey's Gray's "Field, Forest and Garden 
Botany," Bailey's "Encyclopedia of Horticulture," etc. 

Junior Year, Third Term ; 2 theoretical and 4 practical periods 
per week. 

VII. Mycology. Lectures and laboratory work upon the com- 
mon forms of fungi, with special reference to enabling the student 
to recognize those causing plant diseases ; and preparatory to VIII. 

Text-book: Underwood's "Molds, Mildews and Mushrooms." 
Senior Year, First Term; 2 theoretical and 2 practical periods 
per week. • . 

VIII. Vegetable Pathology. The causes, symptoms and 
means of control of plant diseases are studied by means of lectures, 
microscopic work in the laboratory and experiments in infection 
and treatment in field and greenhouse. 

In addition to the lectures numerous reference books are used. 
Senior Year, Second Term ; 2 theoretical and 4 practical periods 
per week. 

IX. Research. Students selecting Botany as a major in the 
Senior Year devote one term to a completion of an original study 
of some botanical subject upon which they prepare their graduation 
thesis. , 



Senior Year, Third Terra; not less than the equivalent of lo 
theoretical periods per week. 

X, Elective courses for students of the General Science 
Course, or for post-graduate students, are offered in Methods in 
Plant Pathology, Botanical Microchemistry, Histology of Trees, 
Seed Testing, Taxonomy or advanced work in any of the under- 
graduate courses before mentioned. 

General Science students in Botany pursue their elective courses 
in the first and second terms of the Senior Year for not less than 
the equivalent of lo theoretical periods per week, and those pursuing 
Entomology as a major devote the equivalent of 3 theoretical periods 
per week throughout the year to Botany. 



DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY. 

DR. H. B. MCDONNELL, PROFESSOR AND STATE CHEMIST. 

JEROME J. MORGAN, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. 
R. C. WILEY, G. H. HARDIN, ASSISTANTS IN STATE WORK. 

This department is charged with two distinct classes of work: 
(i) The State fertilizer and food inspection, and (2) the instruction 
of students. The State work necessitates the publication of the 
"Quarterly" bulletin, which is usually made up of the results of 
the analyses of fertilizers or feeding stuffs, and is sent free of charge 
to all Maryland farmers who apply. Students do no part of the 
State work, the assistants being invariably college graduates. How- 
ever, this work serves as a valuable object lesson to the advanced 
students. 

The Chemical Laboratory Building is devoted entirely to chem- 
istry. It is new and, not including basement, is two stories high. 
On the first floor are the laboratories for the State fertilizer and food 
control work, office, lecture room and balance room. On the second 
floor are three laboratories for the use of students — one for each 



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class — a students' balance room with first-class chemical and assay 
balances and a supply room. The assay furnaces are in the base- 
ment. Each student is provided with a working desk, lockers, rea- 
gents and apparatus. Additional apparatus and materials are pro- 
vided from the supply room, as needed. 

The department is provided with a small, but well-selected, 
library of standard reference books on Chemistry, to which addi- 
tions are made from time to time. 

Instruction in Qiemistry is begun with the Sophomore year, 
four hours per week being devoted to lectures and recitations, and 
three to four hours to practical work in the laboratory by the stu- 
dent, under the supervision of the instructor. In this way he comes 
in direct contact with the substances studied, having at hand ample 
facilities for learning their properties. Special attention is given to 
the elements and compounds of practical and economic importance, 
such as the air, water and soil, the elements entering into the com- 
position of plants and animals, the useful metals, etc. The course 
in the Sophomore year is intended to give the student that practical 
and theoretical knowledge of elementary chemistry, which is essen- 
tial in the education of every man, no matter what his vocation. 
It also serves as a foundation for advanced work in chemistry, if 
such a course is chosen. 

Advanced work in chemistry begins with the Junior year, if 
the course in chemistry is selected, and the larger part of the stu- 
dent's time is devoted to some branch of theoretical or practical 
chemistry during the rest of his course, as outlined elsewhere. 

The object of the full course in chemistry is to prepare the 
graduate for positions in agricultural colleges, experiment stations, 
the United States Department of Agriculture, or in various indus- 
tries that require the services of trained chemists. The demand for 
our graduates for such positions is far in excess of the supply. 

COURSES OFFERED. 

I. General Chemistry. Recitations and practical work in the 
laboratory, where the student performs the experiments under the 
direction of the instructors. Qualitative analysis is started in this 
course. 



The text-book is Remsen's "Introduction to the Study of 
Chemistry." 

Sophomore Year, Three Terms ; 4 theoretical and 3 to 4 prac- 
tical periods per week. 

II. Elementary Organic Chemistry. A brief outline of the 
chemistry of the compounds of carbon. This course is preparatory 
to the more detailed study of Organic Chemistry, which is given 
later, and at the same time serves to round out the course in General 
Chemistry for those who pursue the subject no farther. 

Text-book: Noyes' "Organic Chemistry." 
Junior Year, First Term ; 3 periods per week. 

III. Qualitative Analysis. Text-book: Seller's "Qualita- 
tive Analysis." 

Junor Year, First Term ; i lecture and 12 practical periods per 
week. 

IV. Qualitative Analysis. For students taking Horticul- 
tural, Agricultural and General Science Courses. 

Text-book : Seller's "Qualitative Analysis." 
Junior Year, First Term; i lecture and 6 practical periods per 
week. 

V. Inorganic Preparations. The preparation and purifica- 
tion of inorganic compounds, fractional crystallization, etc. 

Junior Year, First Term ; 4 practical periods per week. 

VI. Theoretical Chemistry. A discussion of the fundamen- 
tal laws and theories of modern Chemistry, with their application in 
problems. 

Text-books : Tilden's "Elements of Chemical Philosophy," and 
Talbot and Blanchard's "Electrolytic Dissociation Theory." 
Junior Year, First Term ; 2 periods per week. 

VII. Quantitative Analysis. Some of the simpler determi- 
nations, so selected as to illustrate the general principles of the sub- 
ject, are given. Neatness and accuracy are insisted upon in the 



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laboratory, and in the conference period the chemistry and mathe- 
matics of each determination are thoroughly discussed. 

Text-book : Lincoln and Walton's "Quantitative Analysis." 
Junor Year, Second Term; i conference and 12 practical pe- 
riods per week. 

VIII. Quantitative Analysis. For students taking Agricul- 
tural and General Science Courses. A brief course illustrating some 
of the general principles in the quantitative study of Chemistry. In 
the latter part of the course the Agricultural men are given the op- 
tion of the analysis of fertilizers, feeds, butter, milk, etc. 

Text-book : Lincoln and Walton's "Quantitative Analysis." 
Junior Year, Second and Third Terms; i conference and 4 
practical periods per week. Senior Year, First Term; 4 prac- 
tical periods per week. 

IX. Mineralogy. This is a course in determinative miner- 
alogy. The more important minerals are identified by their more 
characteristic physical and chemical properties, the blowpipe being 
an important aid. 

Text-book: Brush and Penfield's "Determinative Mineralogy 
and Blowpipe Analysis." 

Junior Year, Second Term; i lecture and 4 practical periods 
per week. 

X. Organic Chemistry. Recitations and lectures. 
Text-book: Remsen's "Organic Chemistry." 

Junior Year, Second and Third Terms; Senior Year, First 
Term; 3 periods per week. 

XL Organic Preparations. The preparation in the labora- 
tory of some of the typical organic compounds, determination of 
boiling and melting points, lowering of freezing points by substances 
in solution, determination of vapor densities, and combustion 
methods for determination of carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen. 

Reference book: Levy's "Organische Praeparate," Remsen's 
"Organic Chemistry," and Gattermann's "Practical Methods of Or- 
ganic Chemistry," translated by Schober. 

Senior Year, Second Term ; 16 practical periods per week. 



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XII. Volumetric Analysis and Assaying. This course is 
mostly acidimetry and alkalimetry, the determination of iron, 
chlorine, silver, etc., by volumetric methods, and the fire assay of 
gold, silver and lead ores. 

Reference books: Sutton's "Volumetric Analysis," and 
Brown's "Manual of Assaying," 

Junior Year, Third Term; 2 lectures and 16 practical periods 
per week. 

XIII. Agricultural Chemistry. The chemistry of soils, 
fertilizers, plant life, animal life, etc. 

Text-book : Engle's "Manual of Agricultural Chemistry." 
Senior Year, First Term; 3 periods per week. 

XIV. Agricultural Chemical Analysis. This is a thorough 
course in the analysis of fertilizers and fertilizing materials, feeding 
stuffs, butter, milk, sugar, starch, etc. 

Text-book: "Methods of Analysis of the Association of Of- 
ficial Agricultural Chemists," 

Senior Year, First Term ; 20 practical periods per week. 

XV. Industrial^ Physical and Electrolytic Chemistry. 
This course is intended to broaden the foundation of the stu- 
dent in Chemistry, and the parts of the subjects covered will be 
selected with special reference to the bearing on Agricultural 
Chemistry. 

Text-books : Blount and Bloxam's "Chemistry of Manufactur- 
ing Processes," Jones' "Physical Chemistry," and Smith's "Electro- 
lytic Chemical Analysis." 

Senior Year, Second and Third Terms ; 6 periods of lectures and 
recitations, and 4 periods of laboratory work per week of Second 
Term, and 5 periods, lectures and recitations during the Third 
Term. 

XVI. Research. This will occupy nearly all the student's 
time in the laboratory. The results will be embodied in the gradu- 
ating thesis. 

Senior Year, Third Term ; 20 periods per week. 
The hours mentioned for practical work in the laboratory are 
intended to be a minimum. The best students put in considerably 



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more time than this, the laboratories being open to advanced stu- 
dents till 5 o'clock in the evenings, and on Saturdays till noon. 
Energetic students are glad to avail themselves of these opportu- 
nities. 



DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL 
ENGINEERING AND PHYSICS. 

THOMAS HARDY TALIAFERRO, PROFESSOR. 
' MYRON CREESE, INSTRUCTOR. 

CIVIL ENGINEERING. 

The subjects pertaining to Civil Engineering are arranged with 
the object of emphasizing the fundamental principles through lec- 
tures and recitations in the class-room, supplemented by practical 
exercises in the field, drafting room, and laboratory. Self-reliance 
being an essential factor in the success of an engineer, the student 
is encouraged in every way to develop this habit. 

Equipment. In addition to minor engineering instruments, 
etc., the Department is at present equipped with two surveyor's com- 
passes, two transits, and two levels. 

Courses Offered. The subjects outlined, with one exception, 
constitute a portion of the curriculum of students in the Civil Engi- 
neering Course. 

I. Elementary Mechanics. The elements of statics dealing 
with the composition and resolution of forces, moments, couples, 
simple machines, and the laws of friction. The elements of dy- 
namics, dealing with velocity, acceleration, laws of motion, work, 
energy, and applications to simple problems. 

Sophomore Year, Second Term ; 3 periods per week. 

II. Architectural Drawing. The drawing of floor plans 
and elevations. Ornamental lettering and title work. Round writ- 
ing. Perspective drawing. Architectural details. 

Sophomore Year, Second Term ; 4 periods per week. 



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III. Elementary Surveying. This course is intended to meet 
the needs of students in the Agricultural and Horticultural courses. 
It includes the use of the compass, transit, and level, one or more 
methods of land surveying, the plotting and computing of areas, 
leveling, and topographical surveying. 

Texts: Robbin's "Elementary Treatise on Surveying," and 
Notes. 

Sophomore Year, Third Term; 3 periods per week of class- 
room work and 3 periods per week of field practice. 

IV. Surveying. This course includes the use and adjustment 
of engineering instruments, the methods of land surveying, the 
plotting and computing of areas, dividing of land, the theory of the 
stadia, true meridian lines, leveling, topographical surveying, rail- 
road curves and cross sectioning. 

Texts : Raymond's "Plane Surveying" and Pence & Ketchum's 
"Field Manual." 

Junior Year, three terms; 3 periods per week of class-room 
work, and 5 periods per week of field practice, First Term; 3 pe- 
riods per week of class-room work, and 2 periods per week of field 
practice. Second Term ; 2 periods per week of class-room work, and 
4 periods per week of field practice, Third Term. 

V. Topographical Drawing. Practice in free-hand lettering, 
maps, profiles, topography, etc. 

Junior Year, three terms; 6 periods per week. First and Sec- 
ond Terms ; 4 periods per week. Third Term. 

VI. Railway Engineering. Preliminary and location surveys, 
cross sectioning, calculation of quantities, etc. 

Text: Searles' "Field Engineering." 

Junior Year, Third Term, and Senior Year, First Term ; 2 pe- 
riods per week. 

VII. Bridge and Structural Designing. The complete de- 
sign and detailing of a steel roof truss and a plate girder. The de- 
tailing from standard commercial drawing sheets of floor beams, 
girders and columns. The complete design of a bridge truss of 
either the Warren or Pratt type. The stresses are determined by 
both analytical and graphic methods. 



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Texts: Merriman and Jacoby's "Stresses," Cooper's "Bridge 
Specifications," Cambria hand-book, Thompson's "Bridge and Struc- 
tural Design," Merriman and Jacoby's "Bridge Design." 

Senior Year, three terms ; 6 periods per week. 

VIII. Strength of Materials. Treating of the elasticity and 
resistance of materials of construction, and the mechanics of beams, 
columns, and shafts. 

Text : Merriman's "Mechanics of Materials." 
Senior Year, First Term ; 4 periods per week. 

IX. Hydraulics. Principles of hydraulics, flow through 
pipes, water supply, etc. 

Text: Merriman's "Hydraulics." 

Senior Year, Second Term ; 5 periods per week. 

X. Highway Engineering. Location, construction, and 
maintenance of roads. 

Texts : Spalding's "Roads and Pavements," and the reports of 
the Highway Division of the Maryland Geological Survey. 

XI. Estimates of Cost. A lecture course on the methods of 
estimating cost. 

Senior Year, Third Term; i period per week. 

XII. Field Engineering. The necessity for practical work 
on the part of those desiring to enter upon engineering as a profes- 
sion is obvious. To meet this condition a number of hours have 
been scheduled for field work in practical problems relating to engi- 
neering. The scheduled hours constitute a minimum, the student 
being encouraged to give as much more of his time as is possible to 
problems of this character. 

Senior Year, three terms; 8 periods per week. First and Sec- 
ond Terms ; 12 periods per week. Third Term. 

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING. 

It is essential to the stability of every structure that it should 
not be erected in too great haste. Therefore, for the session of 
1908-1909, it is deemed best to offer the Electrical Engineering 
Course to no students other than those of the Freshman and Sopho- 
more Classes. 



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Equipment. Equipment is being purchased as the funds per- 
mit, and will be adequate to the needs. 

Courses Offered. In accordance with the policy above stated, 
only the outline of the subject for the Sophomore Year is given. 

I. Elementary Electricity. This subject includes: Static 
electricity, dealing with the phenomena of electricity in its potential 
form, and the conception of electric potential, quantity, capacity, etc ; 
kinetic electricity, including the study of the fundamental laws and 
units, as Ohm's Law, Joules' Law, units of current, electromotive 
force, resistance, etc. ; theory of magnetism, with its phenomena and 
forces ; and electro-magnetism, which is the foundation for dynamo 
electric machine design and construction. 

Sophomore Year, Second and Third Terms ; 2 periods per week. 

PHYSICS. 

The physical lecture room and laboratory are located in Morrill 
Hall, in rooms excellently adapted to the purpose. The department 
is well supplied with apparatus for lecture room demonstrations and 
for students' individual laboratory work, and new pieces of appar- 
atus are added to the equipment each year. 

I. Elementary Physics. The course consists of lectures, 
recitations and experimental demonstrations by the instructor on 
the mechanics of solids, liquids and gases. The student is required 
to work a number of problems, and his attention is directed to the 
practical application of the principles studied. 

Text: Carhart & Chute's "High School Physics." 
. Sophomore Year, First Term ; 4 periods per week. 

II. Physics. The course begins with a review of mechanics, 
after which heat, electricity and magnetism, sound and light are 
taken up successively by lectures, recitations, problems, and demon- 
strations. A knowledge of the elements of plane trigonometry is 
required for entrance. The laboratory work consists of a series of 
experiments, mainly quantitative, designed to illustrate and verify 
the laws and principles considered in the class-room, and to develop 
in the student skill in manipulation and accuracy in making precise 
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Texts: Ames' "Theory of Physics," and Ames and Bliss* 
"Manual of Experiments in Physics." 

Junior Year, three terms; 4 periods of class-room work and 
4 periods of laboratory work per week. 

III. Physics. Advanced work will be provided for students 
who have completed the preceding courses, and who wish to con- 
tinue the study of physics. 



DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND CIVICS. 

• F. B. BOMBERGER, PROFESSOR. 
CHARLES S. RICHARDSON, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. 

This department, as its name implies, covers the work of two 
distinct courses of instruction. It seeks to prepare the student by 
systematic training in the history, structure and use of the English 
language, for the highest development of his mental powers and for 
the complex duties and relations of life ; and, further, to fit him for 
the active and intelligent exercise of his rights and duties as a man 
and citizen. 

The course in English, of necessity, lies at the base of all other 
courses of instruction. Clear and comprehensive knowledge of his 
mother tongue is absolutely necessary to the student in pursuing 
any line of college work. Nor is this all ; for aside from the prac- 
tical value of the English instruction as an aid to other branches of 
study, and as a preparation for business and profession, it is to his 
training in this department, in connection with his study of history 
and the classics and modern languages, that the student must look 
for the acquiring of that general culture that has always been the 
distinguishing mark of the liberally educated man. The English 
work, which is common to all courses, consists of the study of the 
structure of the English language, English and American literature, 
theoretical and practical rhetoric, logic, psychology, critical reading 
and analysis, and constant exercise in expression, composition and 
theme writing. 



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The course in civics is especially designed to prepare young 
men for the active duties of citizenship. The first year is devoted to 
the study of general history, followed by the principles of civil gov- 
ernment, constitutional history, political economy, with special ref- 
erence to current, social and industrial problems, and, finally, lec- 
tures on the elements of business law. 

ENGLISH COURSES. 

I. Language and Composition. English language, review of 
grammar, practical exercise in analysis, synthesis and etymology, 
composition and letter writing. Work in composition consists of the 
preparation of twelve themes upon assigned topics. 

Texts used : Lockwood's "Lessons in English," Buehler's "Ex- 
ercises in English," and Swinton's "Word Analysis." 
. Freshman Year, three terms; 5 periods per week. 

II. American Literature. A study of the most important 
writers, with a view to giving the student an exact knowledge of 
their works. 

Text used : Watkin's "American Literature." 
Freshman Year, Third Term; 3 periods per week. 

III. American Literature. Advanced study of selected 
works of American authors. 

Sophomore Year, Third Term ; 4 periods per week. 

IV. Rhetoric and Composition. Principles and practice of 
rhetoric and composition. Work in rhetoric consists of a study of 
the principles of diction, the sentence, the paragraph, the discourse, 
forms of prose, and the nature, form and structure of poetry. 

Work in composition consists of twelve themes, illustrating 
special processes. 

Text used: Brooks and Hubbard's "Composition-Rhetoric," 
Sophomore Year, First and Second Terms ; 4 periods per week. 

V. English Literature. General study of the history and 
chief writers of English literature. 

Text used : Stopf ord's Brooke's "English Literature." 
Sophomore Year, Third Term ; 3 periods per week. 



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VI. Composition. Practice in English Composition. Special 
lectures. Work in composition consists of twelve themes discussing 
English classics studied in class, or subjects involved in the study 
of civics. Special attention is paid to the oration and short story 
during the Third Term. 

Junior Year, three terms; i period per week. 

VII. English Literature. Advanced study of selected 
works of English authors. 

Texts used : Pancoast's "English Literature," Halleck's "Eng- 
lish" and Taine's "English Literature." 

Junior Year, First Term ; 3 periods per week ; Second Term, 2 
periods per week. 

VIII. Logic. Principles and practice of logic. 
Text used : Jevon's Hill's "Logic." 

Junior Year, Third Term; 3 periods per week. 

IX. English Classics. Critical study of English classics. 
Senior Year, three terms ; 4 periods per week. 

X. Psychology. Principles of Psychology. Text-book and 
lectures. 

Text used: Dewey's "Psychology." 

Senior Year, First Term; 4 periods per week. 

XL Composition. Advanced work in English Composition. 
Special lectures. Eight themes illustrating special processes. 
Senior Year, three terms ; i period per week. 

HISTORY COURSES. 

I. General History. Outlines of general history. 
Text used : Fisher's "Brief History of the Nations." 
Freshman Year, First and Second Terms ; 4 periods per week. 

II. English History. Study of the outlines of English 
history. 

Text used : Montgomery's "English History." 
Freshman Year, Third Term; 4 periods per week. 

III. Current Topics. Seminar discussion of current social, 
industrial, political and economic events. 

Senior Year, Third Term; 2 periods per week. 



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CIVICS COURSES. 

I. Civics. Civil Government in the United States. 

Texts used : Fiske's "Civil Government," Hindsdale's "Ameri- 
can Government" and Clark's "Outline of Civics," 

Junior Year, Second and Third Terms ; 3 periods per week. 

II. Political Economy. Principles of political economy and 
industrial development of the United States, economic science and 
current problems. 

Text used : Walker's "Political Economy." 
Senior Year, First and Second Terms; 3 and 4 periods per 
week. 

III. Business Law. Lectures on principles of law as used in 
every-day life and business. 

Text used: Parson's "Commercial Law" and Hamilton's 
"Practical Law." 

Senior Year, Third Term; 4 periods per week. 



DEPARTMENT OF ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY. 

T. B. SYMONS, PROFESSOR. 
L. M. PEAIRS, ASSISTANT. 

Instruction is given in this Department with a view of giving the 
student, first, the general knowledge of invertebrate and vertebrate 
zoology, which is necessary as a foundation science for an agricul- 
tural education. Second, to fit the student in elementary and ad- 
vanced entomology, both economic and systematic, in order that he 
may pursue this specialty after graduation. A course in economic 
entomology is given to provide those students who are specializing 
in any of the allied agricultural sciences with that information which 
is necessary to their ideal development. 

Students wishing to take advanced work in invertebrate zoology 
are advised to select some subject in entomology. As the 
State and Experiment Station entomological work is conducted 
through this department there are special advantages for students 
in applied entomology. 



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The department library contains a majority of the principal 
entomological publications, which are a great help in advanced 
work. The laboratory is supplied with a large collection of insects 
for the use of students, and is well equipped with microscopes and 
other apparatus necessary for practical work in entomology. 

The Insectary of the State Horticultural Department and the 
Maryland Experiment Station, which is joined to the laboratory, 
affords facilities for special investigation to a limited number of ad- 
vanced students. . ' 

COURSES OFFERED. . 

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I. Entomology. Lectures, laboratory and field work. This 
course is designed as an introduction to all the other work in the 
department. The lectures treat of the zoological position of in- 
sects, the characteristics of the orders, sub-orders and the more im- 
portant families, the habits and life histories of insects, with special 
reference to those species that are of economic importance. The 
laboratory and field work include the study of the more general 
features of insect anatomy, the determination of some common 
species and the collection and preservation of insects. 

Sophomore Year, Third Term; 2 theoretical and 4 practical 
periods per week. 

II. Zoology. Both invertebrate and vertebrate zoology are 
discussed in this course. For the time allowed, a very thorough 
study is made of the classification, anatomy, physiology, character- 
istics and habits of animals from the lowest to the highest forms. 
A representative of each of the larger groups is dissected in the 
laboratory. This course is designed to give the student a general 
knowledge of zoology. 

Junior Year, First Term; 3 theoretical and 6 practical periods 
per week. 

III. Systematic Entomology. Open to students who have 
taken course I or its equivalent. A thorough study of the structure, 
habits, life histories and classification of insects. Intended for stu- 
dents wishing to make entomology a specialty. . 

Junior Year, First and Third Terms ; 2 theoretical and 4 prac- 
tical periods per week. 



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IV. Economic Entomology. Lectures on applied entomol- 
ogy. Discussion of the more important insect pests and the methods 
of combating them. 

Junior Year, Third Term; 2 theoretical and 4 practical periods 
per week. 

V. Advanced Entomology. Open only to students who have 
completed II, III or their equivalents. Morphology and ecology of 
insects. Special and research work will depend upon the ability and 
special object of the student. This course is given for those who 
wish to pursue entomology as a profession. Students making bot- 
any their major subject will be required to take the equivalent of 3 
theoretical periods per week in entomology. 

Senior Year; 10 periods per week. 



DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURE. 

C. p. CLOSE, PROFESSOR. 

P. M. NOVIK, ASSSOCIATE PROFESSOR. 

G. W. FIROR, ASSISTANT. 



F. W. BESLEY, LECTURER ON FORESTRY. 

The Horticultural Department offers two courses : (a) a four- 
year course leading to the degree B, S. ; (b) a two-year course 
for proficiency in which a certificate is awarded. 

The instruction in horticulture is specially based upon prac- 
tical and economical fruit growing, truck farming and commercial 
floriculture. The orchards, gardens and new greenhouses of the 
Experiment Station offer to students a splendid opportunity to 
observe and study modern methods of fruit growing, vegetable 
growing and the forcing of greenhouse flowers and vegetables. The 
work in floriculture is supplemented by trips to modem establish- 
ments of successful greenhouse men in Baltimore, Washington and 



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vicinity. Similar trips to supplement the work in landscape garden- 
ing and truck and fruit growing, are made from time to time. These 
trips are a portion of the regular work, and are often made on Sat- 
urday. Usually the expenses are paid by the College. 

Additional facilities and equipment are added annually to make 
the instruction in horticulture thoroughly practical, efficient and up- 
to-date. 

HORTICULTURAL COURSES. 

I. Principles of Pla.nt Propagation and Nursery and 
Greenhouse Management. This is a discussion of the propaga- 
tion of plants, and their care in the nurseries and greenhouses. 
Practice is given in ordinary greenhouse and garden work, including 
the propagation of plants by seedage, cuttage, layerage and graft- 
age, the planting and potting of plants, etc. 

Text-book: "The Nursery Book," Bailey. 
Sophomore Year, First Term; 2 theoretical and 2 practical 
periods per week; Second Term; 3 theoretical periods per week. 

II. Olericulture, Vegetable and Truck Gardening. This 
includes the origin, history and botanical relations of garden vege- 
tables; the careful study of the location, of the soil, of fertilizers, 
of the general cultivation for vegetable gardens, of the forcing of 
early and tender vegetables, and of the making and management of 
hot-beds and cold-frames. 

Text-book: "Vegetable Gardening," Green. 
Junior Year, Third Term ; 2 theoretical and 3 practical periods 
per week. 

III. Practical Pomology I: Fruit Growing (Orcharding). 
This is a discussion of the principles underlying the growing of or- 
chard fruits. The work begins with the origin of our cultivated 
fruits and the practical methods of propagating them. Next follows 
the study of location for orchards and the planting of trees. Gen- 
eral care and practice are given in the proper pruning of all classes 
of fruits. In the College nursery the students propagate different 
kinds of nursery stock. 

Text-books: "The Nursery Book," Bailey and "The Prin- 
ciples of Fruit Growing," Bailey. 



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Junior Year, First and Second Terms ; 2 theoretical and 2 prac- 
tical periods per week. 

IV. Practical Pomology II: Small Fruits. Lectures and 
practice in the propagation, planting and care of strawberries and 
bush fruits on a commercial basis. 

Text-book: "Bush Fruits," Card. 

Senior Year, Third Term ; 2 theoretical and 2 practical periods 
per week. 

V. Systematic Pomology. This embraces a study of the 
evolution and relationship of the economic fruits ; the study and de- 
scribing of fruits and fruit trees, the study and drawing of buds, 
leaves and fruits. Different kinds of fruit are collected from all 
parts of the State for study and identification by the students. 

Text-book: "Systematic Pomology," Waugh. Reference 
books: "The Evolution of Our Native Fruits," Bailey; "The 
American Fruit Culturist," Thomas ; and several others. 

Senior Year, First and Third Terms ; 2 theoretical and 2 prac- 
tical periods per week. 

VI. Harvesting, Storing and Marketing of Fruits and 
Vegetables. The following points are discussed: profitable mar- 
keting of garden and orchard products, harvesting, packing, stor- 
ing, and marketing of fruits and vegetables, market methods, the 
middle man, pools and shipping associations, refrigerator cars and 
cold storage and the utilization of waste and by-products. 

Text-book: "Fruit Harvesting, Storing, Marketing," Waugh. 
Senior Year, Third Term; 2 periods per week. 

VII. Greenhouse Construction. Lectures and drawing. A 
study of the materials used for greenhouses, heating systems, etc. 
A discussion of the different kinds of greenhouses, and their adap- 
tation for different purposes. 

Text-book: "Greenhouse Construction," Taft. 
Senior Year, Second Term ; i theoretical and 3 practical periods 
per week. 

VIII. Floriculture I : Culture of Cut Flowers. Lectures 
and greenhouse practice. This course is devoted to a thorough dis- 
cussion of the special cut-flower business. It includes the propa- 



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gation, growing and forcing of the most important cut-flower 
plants, the kind of houses best adapted for special cultures, the 
studying of varieties, scoring, etc. 

Text-book: "Greenhouse Management," Taft. 

Junior Year, Second Term ; 3 theoretical and 2 practical periods 
per week. 

IX. Floriculture II: Decorative Plants for House and 
Garden. Lectures and instruction are given on the preparation of 
soils, and the growing of foliage and flowering plants for commer- 
cial and decorative purposes; the propagation of annuals and per- 
ennials for planting in the garden; the planting of window boxes 
and hanging baskets, etc. The students are required to name the 
plants in the College greenhouse and on the campus. 

Text-books: "Greenhouse Management," Taft; "Practical 
Floriculture," Henderson. 

Junior Year, Third Term ; 3 theoretical and 2 practical periods 
per week. f 

X. Plant Breeding. This course commences with a study 
of theories on evolution and heredity. Then follows a thorough 
discussion of the modem plant-breeding methods as they are ap- 
plied in this and foreign countries by important plant breeders. 
Cross-pollination work is done by the students in the College green- 
house and orchard. 

Senior Year, Second and Third Terms ; 2 periods per week. 

XL Landscape Gardening. Lectures, designing and practi- 
cal work. The course commences with a study of the relation of 
the garden to architecture, and it continues with a study of the mod- 
em garden, the homestead, the playground, the public parks and the 
cemetery. It embraces a discussion of the technics of making lawns, 
walks and drives, beds of annuals and perennials, and the planting 
of trees and shrubs. On the completion of this course students 
must be familiar with all the trees, shrubs and other ornamentals 
used on the College lawns and campus. 

Text-book: "Principles of Landscape Gardening," Waugh; 
and several references. 

Senior Year, First and Second Terms ; 4 periods per week. 



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XII. Research Work and Thesis. This work is given to 
the student to test and develop his powers of observation and in- 
itiation. The subject will be arranged with each student individ- 
ually, and the results will be written up for a thesis, which is re- 
quired of all candidates for the B. S. degree. 

Junior Year, Third Term; 2 periods per week; Senior Year, 
three terms; 8 periods per week. 

XIII. Post-Graduate Work. An opportunity for advanced 
work is given to candidates who have the B. S. degree. 

FORESTRY COURSES. 

The following courses in Forestry are offered : 

I. General Forestry. Five lectures embodying a general 
survey of the subject, and its relation to agriculture and other indus- 
tries. (Course I is included in the weekly lecture course in Agricul- 
ture.) 

II. Farm Forestry. Includes Forest Botany, Woodlot Man- 
agement, Measurement and Valuation of Forest Crops, Nursery 
Practice and Tree Planting. Lectures, recitations and field work. 

Text-book: "Principles of American Forestry," Green. 

Senior Year, Second Term; 3 periods per week (required in 
Horticultural and Agricultural Courses — elective in General 
Science). 

III. Wood Technology. A study of common commercial 
woods, their structure, identification, uses and commercial value. 
Decay of woods and methods of preservation. 

Senior Year, Second Term; i period per week (required in 
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Courses — optional in Agricultural 
and Horticultural). 



DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGES. 

THOMAS H. SPENCE, PROFESSOR. 

The Department of Languages embraces the study of three 
branches : Latin, French and German. All students are required to 
take the courses in German. Students may elect to take Latin in 
the Freshman year in place of History. 



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The course of study in Latin is given with two ends in view- 
first, to train the mind into accurate and close methods of reasoning; 
second, to give the student a more thorough and comprehensive 
knowledge of his own language than he could otherwise acquire. 
Especial attention is paid to Latin forms and terminations and to 
the derivation of English words from Latin roots. 

So large a proportion of modern scientific literature is in Ger- 
man and French that a reading knowledge of these languages has 
become almost essential to the student pursuing advanced courses in 
the various spheres of scientific research. Instruction in these 
branches is given, therefore, to enable the student to translate in- 
telligently the works of French and German masters in the domain 
of science, for, frequently there are no English versions of their 
works. As the student becomes more familiar with foreign scien- 
tific terms and construction, he is required to translate treatises 
bearing upon the special line of work which he may be pursuing. 
The study of French is offered as an option in the Senior Year. 

LATIN COURSES. 

I. Grammar and Composition. For students of the Fresh- 
man class who elect Latin in place of History. 

The aim of this course is to give the student a familiarity with 
Latin forms and terminations, and to enable him to read simple 
Latin prose. 

Text-books: Gildersleeve's "New Latin Primer," Collier and 
Daniel's "First Year Latin," or Bingham's "Latin Grammar." 

Freshman Year, three terms ; 4 and 3 periods per week. 

GERMAN COURSES. 

L Grammar and Conversation. Text-book: Otis' "Elemen- 
tary German." 

Sophomore Year, Third Term ; 5 periods per week. 

II. Translation. Text-books selected from the following: 
Haufif's "Das Kalte Herz," Schiller's "Der Neffe als Onkel," Hil- 
lern's "Hocher als die Kirche," Grandgent's "Ali Baba and the 
Forty Thieves," Sybel's "Die Erhebung Europas," Walther's "Alge- 
meine Meereskunde," Northrup's "Geschichte der Neuen Welt,'* 
Brant and Day's "Scientific German," and others. 

Junior Year, three terms; 3 periods per week. 



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III. Translation of Scientific German. Selected readings 
from various texts and periodicals. 

Senior Year, three terms; 4 periods per week. 

FRENCH COURSES. 

I. Grammar and Composition. Text-book: Chardenal's 
"Complete French Course." 

Sophomore Year, First Term ; 4 periods per week. 

II. Translation. Text-books: Super's "French Reader,'* 
Rougemont's "La France," Fenelon's "Telemaque," Herdler's "Sci- 
entific French Reader," and French scientific periodicals. 

Sophomore Year, Second and Third Terms; 4 periods per 
week. Alternative with German in Senior Year; Second Term, 5 
periods per week; Third Term, 4 periods per week. 



DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS. 

R. W. SILVESTER, PROFESSOR. 
HENRY T. HARRISON, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. 

Mathematics is the basis upon which scientific information 
rests. A knowledge of the study is necessary, as much from the 
utilitarian point of view as from the mental training its acquisition 
gives. Its importance as a factor in our College course takes its rise 
from the former consideration. All instruction in this work is with 
a view to the equipping of students for the more practical work 
soon to follow. 

The class work in Mathematics in the several courses consists 
of arithmetic, bookkeeping, algebra^,, geometry (plane and solid), 
trigonometry, descriptive geometry, in its application to mechanical 
drawing, analytical geometry, differential and integral calculus, in 
their application to mechanics, engineering, physics and surveying. 

In the applied mathematics, bookkeeping is taught every stu- 
dent. No matter what vocation a man intends to follow, a knowl- 
edge of business forms and methods of systematic accounts is a re- 



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quisite to success. To be able to use an ordinary compass or transit, 
for the purpose of laying out, dividing and calculating the area of 
land, or of running outlines and leveling for the purpose of drain- 
age, is a necessary accomplishment for every intelligent farmer. 

COURSES OFFERED. 

I. Elementary Mathematics. General Review. 
Freshman Year, First Term; 3 periods per week. 

II. Algebra. Text-book: Wentworth's "Complete Algebra.*' 
Freshman Year, three terms; 5 periods per week, First Term; 

8 periods per week. Second Term ; 3 periods per week. Third Term. 

III. Plane Geometry. Text-book: Wentworth's "Plane 
Geometry." 

Freshman Year, Third Term, Sophomore Year, First Term ; 5 
periods per week. < 

IV. Trigonometry. Text-book: Wentworth's "Plane Trigo- 
nometry." 

Sophomore Year, Second Term ; 5 periods per week. 

V. Solid Geometry. Text-book: Wentworth's Solid Ge- 
ometry. 

Sophomore Year, Third Term ; 5 periods per week. 

VI. Analytical Geometry. Text-book : Wentworth's "Ana- 
lytics." 

Junior Year, First Term; 5 periods per week. 

VII. Calculus. Text-book: Osborne's. 

Junior Year, Second and Third Terms ; 5 periods per week. 



DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING. 

HARRY GWINNER, PROFESSOR. 

HOWARD L. CRISP, ASSISTANT. 

WILLIAM N. MICHAEL, ASSISTANT. 

This department offers a four-year course to those who desire 
to prepare themselves to design and construct machinery or to super- 
intend engineering estabhshments. The design of the course is to 



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furnish such theoretical instruction and engineering practice as will 
prepare its graduates for immediate usefulness in the factory and 
office, and enable them, after a moderate amount of professional 
experience, to fill positions of trust and importance in this pro- 
fession. 

Instruction is given by means of lectures and recitations, ac- 
companied by a large amount of practice in the drafting rooms and 

shops. 

The course leads to the degree of B. S. in Mechanical Engi- 
neering upon the satisfactory completion of the work outlined. 

Equipment. The Mechanical Engineering Laboratories con- 
sist of a two-story brick building, 45 by 60 feet, containing the wood- 
working and machine shops, drafting room and lecture rooms; a 
one-story brick building, in which is the forge shop and foundry; 
and an annex, 25 by 50 feet, containing the boilers, which furnish 
steam for power, heat and experimental purposes, and the electric 
lighting equipment. 

The wood-working shop contains accommodations for students 
in bench work and wood turning. The power machinery in this 
shop is a band and circular saw, five 12-Inch turning lathes, a grind- 
stone and an Oliver trimmer. 

In the forge shops are sixteen power forges, two hand forges 
and a pressure fan and exhauster for keeping the shop free of 
smoke. There is a full assortment of smiths tools for each forge. 

The foundry is equipped with a Whiting cupola, which melts 
1,200 pounds of iron per hour, a brass furnace, one Mellett core- 
oven, and the necessary flasks and tools. 

The machine shop equipment consists of one lo-inch Reed 
speed lathe, one 22-inch Fifield engine-lathe with compound rest, 
one 12-inch Reed combined foot and power lathe, two 14-inch Reed 
engine-lathes, one 24-inch Gray planer, one 16-inch Smith andMills 
shaper, one 24-inch Snyder drill press, one No. 4 Diamond emer>'- 
tool grinder, and an assortment of vises, taps, dies, pipe-tools and 
measuring instruments. 

The machinery of the pattern and machine shops is driven by 
a 9 by T 4-inch automatic cut off, high speed engine, built by mem- 
bers of the Junior and Senior Mechanical Engineering classes, after ^ 
the standard design of the Atlas engine. An 8 by 12-inch engine 



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drives the machinery of the blacksmith shop and foundry. It was 
presented to the College by the city of Baltimore, and secured 
through the efforts of Rear-Admiral John D. Ford, United States 
Navy, retired. 

The drafting rooms are well equipped for practical work, beino 
well lighted and of ample size. 

COURSES OFFERED. 

I. Mechanical Drawing. Practice in plain lettering, use of 
instruments, projections and simple working drawings, the plates 
upon completion being enclosed in covers properly titled by the 
students. 

Text-book: Rouillion's "Mechanical Drawing." 
Freshman Year, three terms ; 6 periods per week. 

II. Freehand Drawing, Straight and curved lines, lettering, 
leaves, plants and ornaments. 

Freshman Year, First Term; 6 periods per week. 

III. Technical Instruction. Explanation of the reading of 
mechanical drawings; the proper cutting angles, care and adjust- 
ment of carpenter tools; relative strength of wood joints; wood, 
its shrinking and warping, and how to correct and prevent. Drill in 
problems in arithmetic, algebra and drawing by notes and lectures. 

Text-book : Goss' "Bench Work in Wood." 
Freshman Year, First Term; 3 periods per week. 

IV. Wood Work. During the first term is taught the use and 
care of bench tools, exercise in sawing, mortising, tenoning and 
laying out work from blue prints. The second term is devoted to 
projects involving construction, decoration and wood turning. 
During the third term the principles and processes of pattern mak- 
ing are taught, together with enough foundry work to demonstrate 
the uses of pattern making. 

Freshman Year, three terms ; 6 periods per week. 

V. Mechanical Drawing. Detailing of machinery and draw- 
ing to scale from blue prints. Tracing and blue printing, and rep- 
resentation of flat and round surfaces by ink shading. 

Text-book: Rouillion's "Mechanical Drawing." 
Sophomore Year, First Term ; 6 periods per week. 



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VI. Elementary Applied Mechanics. Transmission of 
power by belts and pulleys, the results of forces acting upon bodies, 
bolts, nuts and screws, inclined plane, laws of friction, strength of 
shafting and bending moments of beams. 

Text-book : Jamieson's "Applied Mechanics." 
Sophomore Year, First Term; 4 periods per week. 

VII. Blacksmithing. The making of the fire, and how to 
keep it in order. The operations of drawing-out, upsetting and 
bending of iron and steel, including the calculations of stock for 
bent shapes. Welding. Construction of steel tools for use in the 
machine shop, including tool dressing and tempering. Annealing. 

Sophomore Year, First and Second Terms ; 4 periods per week. 

VIII. Foundry Work. Moulding in iron and brass. Core 
making. The cupola and its management. Lectures on the selec- 
tions of irons by fracture, fuels, melting and mixing of metals. 

Sophomore Year, Third Term ; 8 periods per week. 

IX. Descriptive Geometry. Its relation to mechanical draw- 
ing and the solution of such problems relating to magnitudes in 
space as bear directly upon those which present themselves to civil 
and mechanical engineers. 

Text-book: Faunce's "Descriptive Geometry." 

Sophomore Year, Second and Third Terms ; 7 periods per week. 

X. Elementary Machine Design. Freehand sketching of 
the details of machinery and making working drawings of same. 
Calculations and drawings of a simple type of steam engine. Notes 
and lectures. 

Junior Year, three terms; 6 periods per week. 

XI. Machine Work. Elementary principles of vise and ma- 
chine work, which include turning, planing, drilling, screw cutting 
and filing. This is preceded by study of the different machines used 
in the machine shops. 

Junior Year, three terms ; 6 periods per week. 

XII. Steam Engines and Boilers. The principles of steam 
and the steam engine, the slide valve and valve diagrams, the indi- 



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cator and its diagram; steam boilers, the various types and their 

advantages. 

Text-book : Jamieson's "Steam and Steam Engines." 
Junior Year, First Term ; 4 periods per week. 

XIII. Power Plants. Lectures on the location, construction, 
equipment and engineering of power plants. 

Text-book: Hutton's "Mechanical Engineering of Power 
Plants." 

Senior Year, Second Term ; 3 periods per week. 

XIV. Advanced Machine Design. The First Term is devoted 
to lectures and text-book work on the strength and proportions of 
machine parts, and the design of a hand winch or crab by rational 
and empirical methods. During the Second Term the student is 
thrown upon his own resources to grapple with assigned problems. 
During the Third Term, the time is devoted to the design of a power 
punch and hand power crane. 

Text-books : Low and Bevis' "Machine Drawing and Design," 
Cambria and Carnegie hand-books, Kent's "Mechanical Engineer's 
Pocket Book." 

Senior Year, three terms ; 6 periods per week. 

XV. Graphic Statics. The theory and practice of the graphi- 
cal method of determining stresses in cranes, roof trusses and 
bridges, and stress on beams and girders due to traveling loads. 

Text-book: Merriman and Jacoby's "Graphic Statics." 
Senior Year, First Term ; 4 periods per week. 

XVI. Machine Shop Work. Advanced machine work; the 
laying out, assembling and construction of some piece of machinery 
such as an engine-lathe or dynamo. 

Senior Year, three terms; 8 periods per week. ^ 

XVII. Elementary Experimental Engineering. Deter- 
mining the amount of moisture in steam, the efficiency of the in- 
jector, the transit and its uses, indicator practice and the use of 
the planimeter, slide value setting, the slide rule and micrometer, 
the analysis of boiler feed water, and flue gases, the determination 
of proper lubricants. 

Senior Year, Third Term ; 6 periods per week. 



MILITARY DEPARTMENT. 

EDWARD LLOYD, MAJOR, U. S. A., COMMANDANT, 

The Military Department is a distinctive feature of the College. 
By special Acts of Congress, provision is made for the maintenance 
of a Department of Military Science and Tactics in each of the land- 
grant colleges. An officer of the United States Army is detailed to 
act as instructor in military tactics, and as commandant of cadets. 

The Military Department of this College is in a most flourish- 
ing condition. All students upon entering, unless physically in- 
capacitated, are enrolled in one of the companies of the cadet battal- 
lion. Students are required to wear the prescribed uniform at all 
times when on duty. The discipline in barracks is entrusted to 
cadet officers, under the supervision of the Commandant, and the 
discipline of the College is generally military in its nature. The 
practical instruction of the cadets consists of daily drills in the 
"School of the Soldier," "School of the Company," "School of the 
Battalion," and outpost duty. The study of tactics and lectures on 
military science, with practical lessons in procedure of military 
courts, constitute the class-room work of the Department. 

The Military Department is a decided factor in the moral and 
physical development of the student body. By encouraging habits 
of promptness, obedience and neatness, and by its beneficial effects 
upon the carriage and general health of the students, it adds ma- 
terially to the usefulness of the College as an educational institution, 

DISCIPLINE. 

The discipline of the College, as has been stated, is generally 
military in its character. Students are under the control of cadet 
officers, subject to the direction of the officer in charge, who makes 
a daily report to the Commandant of Cadets. The final authority, 
however, in all cases, is the President of the College. 

All students are expected to conduct themselves as young gen- 
tlemen worthy of respect and confidence, and to be zealous and loyal 
to duty under all circumstances. Upon entrance, each one is re- 
quired to give his word that he will comply with all the rules and 



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regulations of the institution. A copy of the rules is then given 
him, and he is held responsible for all acts in disregard thereof. 
Cadet oMcers in receiving the honors which promotion implies, ac- 
cept with them obligations and duties which they are bound to re- 
gard. This is the keynote of student government. Failure in duty 
means, necessarily, forfeiture of confidence and rank. 

Punishment for trivial breaches of regulations consists of de- 
privation of privileges, confinement to grounds or rooms, or special 
military duties ; for aggravated offenses punishment may be suspen- 
sion or expulsion, at the discretion of the Faculty and the President. 

If an excessive number of demerits be given to any student 
during one term, marked deficiency in conduct is apparent, and his 
parents or guardian must at once remove him from the College. 

MILITARY PROMOTION. 

The awarding of commissions and of warrants to officers and 
non-commissioned officers of the battalion is based on soldierly bear- 
ing, observance of the rules of the College and scholastic attain- 
ments. The facts on which the final standing is made for recommen- 
dation for promotion are obtained from the Commandant's record of 
soldierly bearing and conduct, and from the recorded reports of the 
Faculty as to conduct, recitations and examinations. Commissioned 
officers are selected from the Senior Class. These officers are re- 
quired to serve for the year, performing all duties imposed by the 
regulations of the College as a part of their regular course of train- 
ing. Their conduct as officers will be rated as a study, having a 
value of five (5) theoretical periods per week, and a quarterly grade 
will be given. Failure to perform such duties shall constitute a de- 
ficiency, causing forfeiture of both diploma and commission. All 
members of the Senior Class will be ^required to perform these 
duties. All seniors with quarters in barracks will be required to 
drill either as officers or privates. Sergeants are selected from the 
Junior Qass, and corporals from the Sophomore Qass. Excep- 
tions will be made to this order, only when the number of men in 
any one class qualified for promotion is not sufficient for the quota 
of officers required. The standing of a cadet at the end of the 
year will be the basis of recommendation for his promotion. The 



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possibility of his working off conditions during the summer cannot 
be considered, this being a very uncertain factor. 

UNIFORM. 

The cadet uniform, which is required to be worn by students at 
all times, is made by contract with the tailors at a much lower price 
than it could be furnished to individuals. The student's measure is 
taken after he arrives at the College, and the fit is guaranteed. For 
fall and winter the uniform is of substantial cadet-gray cloth, while 
in spring and summer a uniform of light khaki is used. 



DEPARTMENT OF ORATORY. 

CHARLES S. RICHARDSON, PROFESSOR. 

The object of this department is to give a thorough training in 
public speaking. The work is begun with easy lessons in Elocution, 
and this is continued until the student has acquired a mastery of 
vocal expression, and a pleasing and forcible delivery. The student 
is then required to deliver both extempore and prepared speeches, 
covering a wide range of subjects, in this way not only securing 
practice in delivery, but also developing the power of logical thought. 

COURSES OFFERED. 

I. Elocution. Articulation, accent, modulation, inflection, 
force and elocutionary pause; expressive management of the body, 
attitude and motion. Selections of poetry and prose are read and 
declaimed by students. 

Freshman Year, First Term ; i period per week. 

II. Elocution. Simple lectures on orators and oratory. 
Me'-hods of analysis and subjects for orations. Original orations by 
students, both extempore and prepared, on simple abstract subjects 
and speeches before the class on the less complex public questions. 
Subjects for orations requiring research in different departments of 
knowledge. Lectures on parliamentary law. 

Freshman Year, Second Term ; 2 periods per week. 



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III. Elocution. A review of all the work of the Freshman 
Year. More advanced selections for declamation (Shakespeare, Ma- 
caulay, Webster, etc.). Lectures on ancient and modern orators, 
with readings and declamations, by students, from orations. 

Sophomore Year, First Term ; i period per week. 

IV. Elocution. Extempore speeches by students on various 
subjects. Prepared original orations by students on abstract sub- 
jects. Prepared original orations by students on subjects requiring 
careful and intelligent research, including the important public 
issues of the day as Tariff, Currency, Territorial Expansion, Trades 
Unions, Trusts, Federal Control of Public Utilites, etc. Lectures 
on parliamentary law. 

Sophomore Year, Second Term; 2 periods per week. 



DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL CULTURE. 

. CHARLES S. RICHARDSON, DIRECTOR. 

The physical culture of the students is provided for by a rega- 
lar course of instruction in the Gymnasium. The course is carefully 
planned, so as to develop gradually and scientifically the physical 
powers of each student. Beginning with the simplest calisthenic 
exercises, the instruction covers the whole field of light ancl heavy 
gjnnnastic and field and track athletics. 

The equipment and arrangement of the Gymnasium is very 
complete, and the interest manifested by the students is a sufficient 
proof of the success of this department. While desiring to make the 
work in the Gymnasium of practical value to all the students, the 
required work only extends through the Preparatory and Freshman 
years. 

Three periods per week. Preparatory and First and Second 
Terms, Freshman Year. 

One of the most valuable features of this department is a com- 
plete anthropometry outfit, by means of which measurements and 
strength tests of students are taken at the beginning, and also at the 
end of each scholastic year. By means of these measurements and 



tests the exact physical condition of each individual student can be 
ascertained, and such special exercises given as will produce a sym- 
metrical development of the body. 

A valuable adjunct to this department has been the College 
Athletic Association, of which mention is made under the head of 
"Student Organizations." 



PREPARATORY DEPARTMENT. 

HENRY T. HARRISON, PROFESSOR IN CHARGE. 
CHARLES S. RICHARDSON, ASSOCIATE. ' 

This department was organized in 1892, and is designed to 
meet the requirements of those students who have not had the ad- 
vantages of a thorough grammar school training, with a view to 
equipping them to enter the regular collegiate department. 

Only such students are desired as will be able to enter the 
Freshman Class within a year, and who are fifteen years of age. 
This course is recommended especially to students who have not 
been to school for several years ; for their progress in the regular 
collegiate course, by virtue of such a drawback, would be seriously 
impeded. It is to be remarked that as a rule the students who have 
taken this course make excellent progress in their later college 
work. Students in this department are subject to the same mili- 
tary regulations as other students. 

COURSES OFFERED. 

I. Arithmetic Wentworth's "Grammar School Arithmetic,'* 
completed. 

First and Second Term ; 10 periods per week. 

II. Arithmetic Advanced work. 
Third Term; 5 periods per week. 

III. Algebra. Wentworth's "Algebra" as far as quadratics. 
Three terms ; 5 periods per week. 



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IV. History. United States History, completed. 
Three terms ; 4 periods per week. 

V. Geography. Descriptive Geography, completed. 
First Term; 5 periods per week. 

VI. Geography. Davis's "Physical Geography." Completed. 
Second and Third Terms ; 4 periods per week. 

VII. English. Spelling, technical grammar, parsing and 
analysis, composition, letter writing and elocution. 

Three terms; 8 periods per week. 

VIII. Book-keeping. Single Entry. 
Third Term; 6 periods per week. 



DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY SCIENCE. 

SAMUEL S. BUCKLEY, PROFESSOR. 

The veterinary subjects offered in this department are intended 
only to supplement the instruction given in the Agricultural courses, 
so that the student will have had a well-rounded practical education 
upon completion of the work of the Agricultural Department. Only 
those subjects of practical value in the care and management of ani- 
mals are considered — the diseases known to be common to the ani- 
mals of Maryland being given especial attention. The structures 
and functions of the digestive and milk-secreting organs are studied 
thoroughly on account of their practical importance. 

COURSES OFFERED. 

I. Microscopy and Animal Histology. This includes the 
study of the microscope, its use and care. Preparation of objects for 
immediate examination and permanent mounts. Preparation of tis- 
sues, sectioning, staining and mounting. Methods of measurement, 
enumeration and drawing of microscopic objects. The study of cells, 
tissues and organs of the animal body. The work is both theoreti- 
cal and practical. 



Sophomore Year, Second Term; 2 theoretical and 4 practical 
periods per week. 

II. Comparative Anatomy and Physiology. For students in 
the Agricultural and General Science Courses. This course em- 
braces a general consideration of the structures and functions of the 
animal body, with especial reference to animal production and 
dairying. It is not intended as preliminary to professional veterin- 
ary work, as such training necessarily comes within the province of 
veterinary colleges. It is, however, preparatory to the instruction 
given in veterinary elements in the Senior Year under Course III. 

Junior Year, Second Term; 3 theoretical and 6 practical pe- 
riods per week. 

III. Veterinary Elements. For students of the Agricultural 
(Animal Husbandry) Course. 

Senior Year, Second Term; 4 theoretical and 6 practical pe- 
riods per week. 

Note A — Students of the First Year of the Two- Year Agri- 
cultural Course will receive Course II with the Junior Qass, and 
those of the Second Year will receive Course III with the Senior 
Class. 

Note B — Lectures on veterinary subjects will be offered for 
students of the Short Winter Course in Agriculture. 



THE COLLEGE LIBRARY. 

F. B. BOMBERGER, librarian. 

The College Library may properly be regarded as one of the 
departments of the institution, as its aid for purposes of reference 
and its influence upon the mental development of the students must 
always be felt throughout all courses. The present quarters of the 
Library, while adequate for its immediate needs, will necessarily be 
too limited in the course of time. The reading room is well ar- 
ranged and lighted, and is in all respects comfortable and con- 
venient. 



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While the Library is not large, the collection of works has 
been carefully chosen, and the shelves contain a fair supply of 
works of reference, history, biography, essays, poetry and the stand- 
ard works of fiction. Several thousand volumes of bound United 
States Government Reports comprise an important addition to the 
reference works of the Library. Most of the leading magazines 
and a number of newspapers are subscribed for ; technical periodicals 
and works of reference relating to specific branches are deposited 
in the libraries of the various departments. 

The works in the Library are classified according to the mod- 
ern Dewey Decimal System of classification. As rapidly as possible 
the sets of Government Reports that are most valuable are being 
completed and catalogued. At present there are on hand completed 
to date, or nearing completion, sets of the reports and bulletins of 
the United States Agricultural Department, the Geological Survey, 
the Fish Commission, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Mu- 
seum, the Bureau of Ethnology, the Bureau of Education, the 
Labor Bureau, the Census Bureau and the Bureau of American Re- 
publics. There are also nearly completed sets of the Consular Re- 
ports, Special Consular Reports, the Engineers Reports of the 
United States Army, the War of the Rebellion Record and mes- 
sages and documents, besides many other miscellaneous publica- 
tions of great value. Many valuable State publications are also 
on file. 

It is the aim of the Librarian to render all these valuable works 
available for easy reference by the students. 

Grateful acknowledgment is made to the officers of all the 
departments and bureaus above noted for their publications, and 
especially to the United States Superintendent of Documents, 
through whose aid many public documents have been received. 
Thanks are likewise due the following for valuable additions to 
the Library: Johns Hopkins University, the Geological Survey, 
the Weather Service, the Highway Commission, and the Bureau of 
Statistics and Information. Especial thanks are due the county 
press for their liberality in sending their publications free to the 
Library. 



COURSES OF STUDY. 

In order to systematize the work of the dijfferent departments of 
the College, and as far as possible arrange for specialization within 
limits consistent with the normal development of individual students, 
six distinct courses of study have been prepared, one of which the 
student is expected to choose upon entering the regular college work. 

These courses are Agriculture, Horticulture, General Science, 
Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and 
Civil Engineering. 

A continuous and progressive course of work, beginning in the 
Freshman year, with a nearly uniform course for all students, and 
gradually separating in the three succeeding years until the class- 
work is almost wholly specialized, has been found to be most satis- 
factory. A broad and liberal foundation m English, mathematics 
and history is laid in the Freshman and Sophomore years, and then 
the particular line of study desired is emphasized more and more 
until the end of the course. 

In the tabular statement of the courses the hours per week 
are given, the numbers in parenthesis denoting practical or labora- 
tory periods, others theoretical or recitation periods. 

AGRICULTURAL COURSES. 

The four-year agricultural course is designed to fit the student 
for conducting practical operations on the farm, or, should taste or 
circumstance so direct, to successfully prosecute advanced scientific 
research along the lines of agronomy or animal husbandry. With 
this end in view, the course has been made at once comprehensive 
and technical, comprehensive enough to include whatever is neces- 
sary for the complete development of the work, yet technical enough 
to make the student feel that he is a specialist and equipped for spe- 
cial work. 

This course is the result of development. While a man must 
specialize to attain any eminent success, yet in agricultural science 
it is not possible to specialize to the same degree as in some others, 
because it is itself made up of many sciences. Experience has 
clearly shown also that in agriculture the practical must keep even 
pace with the theoretical, that true education trains the eye and 



62 ; 

hand as well as the intellect, and should give to the student the 
ability not only to acquire and originate ideas, but also to express 
them in words and deeds. 

Throughout the Freshman year and the first two terms of the 
Sophomore year the course is non-technical. 

At the beginning of the third term of the Sophomore year, 
agronomy, the production of farm crops, is taken up by all students 
of agriculture. 

In the Junior year the course is divided into two sections, 
known as the Division of Agronomy and the Division of Animal 
Husbandry. This arrangement enables the student to specialize 
along whichever line accords with his interests or desires, while 
at the same time he is taught the fundamental facts of both. This 
enables him to see most clearly, and to harmonize his work to, the 
relations which must exist between these great branches of agri- 
culture. 

TWO-YEAR COURSE IN AGRICULTURE. 

A large number of young men seeking to better themselves in 
their chosen profession of farming are calling for instruction in 
those courses pertaining to practical agriculture. Many of them 
have neither the time nor means at hand to take the full four-year 
course, but while away in school they wish to gain the greatest pos- 
sible amount of instruction and assistance which is particularly 
applicable to the farm. The farm can no longer be run in the old- 
time haphazard way. There is a demand for skill and the highest 
order of intelligence to make a success on the farm, as in any other 
line of human endeavor. Brains must be planted with each little 
seed, and again put into the feeding trough for the animal. To 
meet the demand for instruction along these lines, and for a better 
understanding of the underlying principles of successful agriculture, 
a short course of two years has been provided. 

It embraces much of the technical work of the four-year 
course, and is especially designed to lay a foundation that will 
secure success in practical farming, which, as it must be conducted 
today, is a union of many interests. To enter this course a working 
knowledge of arithmetic, including fractions, mensuration and per- 
centage, and a common-school training in English, is required. 



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SPECIAL WINTER COURSE IN AGRICULTURE. 

A ten-week course, designed for those who are unable to take 
one of the longer courses, and including the largest amount of 
purely practical information about farming in all its phases. This 
course is invaluable to the young man desiring that information on 
agricultural topics so necessary to meet the sharp competition of 
the present day. The College authorities have removed the nominal 
charge of $5.00. We are anxious to have the young men of Mary- 
land who intend to remain on the farm, embrace this opportunity. 
Many cannot afford a four-year course; this solves the problem 
for them. 

Each student will be required to take not less than two hun- 
dred and fifty hours of work. Two hundred of these must be de- 
voted to the following specified studies: 

Soils, 2.2, hours. Agricultural Qiemistry, 20 hours. 

P'arm Dairying, 20 hours. Farm Live Stock, 30 hours. 

Manures, 20 hours. Stock Feeding, 15 hours. 

Plant Production, 25 hours. Horticulture, 40 hours. 

The other fifty hours will be devoted to such topics as the stu- 
dent may elect from the following : Veterinary Science, 40 hours ; 
Tobacco Culture, 5 hours; Plant Physiology and Pathology, 15 
hours; Economic Entomology, 20 hours; Carpentering and Black- 
smithing, 45 hours; Farm Accounts, 12 hours; Road Construction 
and Leveling, 5 hours ; Civil Government, 10 hours. 

Tuition and room free. No expense for use of laboratories or 
supplies. Good board at moderate rates can be secured in the neigh- 
boring villages of Berwyn, Lakeland, Riverdale and Hyattsville — ^all 
within a short distance of the College and Experiment Station. 
Electric cars make frequent connections. A limited number can be 
accommodated at the College at $40.00 for the course. Students 
will be expected to furnish their own bed clothes, pillows, towels, 
napkins and overalls for dairy work. Short course students are not 
required to drill or wear uniforms. 



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CHEMICAL COURSE. 



The Course in Chemistry is essentially the same as the General 
Science Course until the beginning of the Junior year, though any 
of the four-year courses would prepare for this, as the amount of 
chemistry is the same in all courses to the end of the Sophomore 
year, and the demands on the agricultural or technical chemist are 
now so varied that a foundation with more of the essentials of the 
agricultural or the mechanical courses is often desirable. 

Beginning with the Junior year the major part of the stu- 
dent's time is devoted to chemistry, the practical work in the labora- 
tory occupying approximately half of his time. The course is es- 
sentially a course in agricultural chemistry, fitting the graduate for 
positions in agricultural colleges, experiment stations, or the United 
States Department of Agriculture. 

CIVIL ENGINEERING COURSE. 

This course offers a young man an opportunity to obtain train- 
ing in civil engineering that will enable him to engage in practical 
engineering work in the field or in the drafting room with the as- 
surance that he has the necessary preparation to profit by the ex- 
perience thus afforded; or that will entitle him to advanced stand- 
ing, if he desires to pursue a more extended course at a technical 
school of higher grade. The curriculum, which is outlined on the 
following pages, includes not only studies having culture value, but 
the sciences which form the basis of engineering. Students who 
have found themselves deficient in ability to learn mathematics are 
not advised to enter ah engineering course. Upon the satisfactory 
completion of this course the degree of Bachelor of Science in 
Civil Engineering, is conferred. 

Students during the Second Term of the Junior year will be 
required to examine some work on Engineering, and make a report 
to the class. 

A thesis dealing with some problem in Engineering will be re- 
quired of all applicants for the degree of Bachelor of Science in 
Civil Engineering. 

All engineering students in the Junior and Senior Oasses will 
be required to spend a portion of their time in the reading of the 
current engineering magazines. 



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■ . ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING COURSE. 

This course is being introduced because of the gjeat demand 
for young men who are not only well trained in the practical con- 
struction and operation of electrical machines, but who have a thor- 
ough knowledge of the principles and laws controlling the phe- 
nomena and forces with which they have to deal. 

The general plan of the course will be to make the student 
thoroughly acquainted with the scientific laws which are the basis of 
the profession, and at the same time to train him to adapt the laws 
to practise, to use his own judgment, and to apply honest and ac- 
curate methods in all his work. 

The curriculum, as outlined in the following pages, for the 
Freshman and Sophomore Classes of the Session 1908-1909, includes 
those studies which provide a broad general culture, as well as a 
good foundation for the engineering work which follows. From the 
beginning of the Second Term of the Sophomore Year the electrical 
training will extend continuously throughout the course. 

GENERAL SCIENCE COURSE. 

The General Science Course is designed for those who desire to 
secure the advantages of a general liberal education, with the op- 
portunity of specializing in some line of modern science. The basis 
of this course is a thorough training in mathematics, English and 
the principles of citizenship and government. 

The scientific work of this includes Agriculture, Horticulture, 
Botany, Physics, Chemistry, Entomology, Zoology and Veterinary 
Science. In his first two years the student receives a general intro- 
duction to the several sciences, one of which in his Junior and 
Senior Year becomes his choice for more detailed work. A thesis 
upon some topic in the selected field completes his course, and en- 
titles him to the degree of Bachelor of Science. 



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FOUR- YEAR COURSE IN HORTICULTURE. 

The Horticultural Course is designed to give practical and 
scientific instruction in the great productive occupation of Horticul- 
ture. Practical work in orchard, garden and greenhouse is made 
a prominent feature of the course, especially in its early part, which 
is designed to train young men in all the details of general fruit 
and truck growing. In this work the orchards, nursery and vine- 
yard of the College and Experiment Station, which contain a great 
many varieties of all hardy commercial fruits, are used for prac- 
tice and demonstration. 

In the Freshman and Sophomore years the work is not ma- 
terially different from that of the Agricultural and General Science 
courses, but in the Junior and Senior years the subjects of the 
course become grouped and specialized, and include a thesis upon 
some horticultural topic. 

The advanced work in Horticulture is built on the practical 
work before outlined, but tends to the scientific side, and the train- 
ing of men for scholastic and experimental work in colleges, ex- 
periment stations, or in the Department of Agriculture. Excursions 
are made by the students to floral establishments in Baltimore and 
Washington to note and study the commercial aspects of floricul- 
ture. Models in landscape architecture and treatment are furnished 
by the parks and government grounds in and about the national 
capital. The State Horticultural Society, by its meetings and ex- 
hibitions, affords the horticultural students of the College excellent 
training in the work of identifying, noting and judging fruit and 
vegetables. 

TWO-YEAR COURSE IN HORTICULTURE. 

The two-year course in Horticulture is intended for young 
men who wish to devote themselves to fruit and vegetable growing, 
or to commercial nursery or flower business, and who cannot afford 
the time required for a regular college course. 

The course includes practically all of the subjects given in the 
Department of Horticulture, and those of the courses in Agriculture 
that are of importance for the study of general horticulture. Be- 
sides these, there is also a good training in English language, bot- 
any, entomology and chemistry. 

Upon finishing the Course the student gets a certificate which 
gives him credit for the work he has completed at the College. 



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The work of the several years of this course differs from the 
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lainly in the omission of those subjects of a biological character and 
iclusion of mathematics and shop work. The shop work supple- 
lents the mathematical, especially in the last two years, when prob- 
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irst with the use of tools and implements used in wood and iron 
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GENERAL INFORMATION. 
REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION. 

For admission to the College Department, Freshman Qass, an 
entrance examination is required. This examination will be held at 
the College on September 15th and i6th, 1908. The applicant will 
be expected to pass a satisfactory examination in the following sub- 
jects: English grammar, composition and analysis. United States 
history, arithmetic complete, algebra, as far as quadratics, political 
and physical geography. A mark of seventy per cent, is necessary 
to pass. For entrance to the Preparatory Department the require- 
ments are: English grammar, arithmetic, as far as percentage, 
United States history and political geography. 

Applicants for admission to higher classes than the Freshman 
must be prepared to take an examination equivalent to that given 
at the College for promotion to such classes, or must present a certi- 
ficate from county or city schools covering the work of the lower 
College classes as hereinbefore stated. Experience has proven that 
it is almost impossible for a new student to succeed in the work of 
the mechanical course as a Sophomore ; and such assignment will be 
made only upon the candidate presenting satisfactory evidence of 
proficiency in drawing and wood work. 

Every applicant for admission to the College must bring satis- 
factory testimonials as to his character and scholarship from his 
former teacher. This will be absolutely insisted upon. No student 
need apply for entrance who cannot furnish such credentials. 

Students from newly acquired territory or any foreign country 
must have a guardian appointed with parental powers, with whom 
the President can deal in any case of emergency. Students who 
cannot speak English are undesirable, and are advised that satis- 
factory progress at this College on their part cannot be expected 
until they have familiarized themselves partly, at least, with the 
English language. 



EXAMINATIONS AND PROMOTIONS 

In order to pass from one class to the next higher a stu- 
dent is required to pass an examination in each study pursued by a 
mark of at least sixty per cent., and to have a combined mark in 
each branch (daily and examination) of at least seventy per cent. 
A failure in not more than one branch will enable a student to pass 
to the next class with condition in that study in which he has failed ; 
but in every case the student is required to make good such failure 
during the next year. However, no student in the Mechanical or 
Civil Engineering Courses will be promoted to the Junior Qass, 
who is deficient in Sophomore Mathematics. 

For rules for military promotions see Military Department. . 

REPORTS. 

Detailed reports are sent to parents and guardians at the end 
of every quarter. These give the grade of the student in every 
branch of study, his attendance record, and his conduct record with 
comment by the President upon each item. 

In addition to this, monthly reports are issued for October, 
November, January, February and April. These give general in- 
formation as to scholarship, conduct, attendance and health, and 
call attention to deficiency in any one of these particulars. 



GRADUATION AND DEGREES. 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE. 

As a requisite for graduation, the candidate for this degree 
must, in addition to having satisfactorily completed the work pre- 
viously outlined, submit a thesis, which meets the approval of the 
Faculty. 

The subject for this thesis must be approved by the head of 
the department in which the investigation is to be pursued prior to 
February ist, and the thesis completed must be submitted not later 
than May 15th. 



86 . 

MASTER OF SCIENCE. 

The degree of Master of Science may be conferred by the 
Faculty as follows : 

1. Upon students who have completed the undergraduate 
course, and in addition have pursued a successful course of grad- 
uate study for one year at this College, consisting of a major and 
two minor subjects, not more than one of which shall be taken in the 
same department of the College, and to occupy not less than thirty 
hours per week. The course of study to be outlined by the pro- 
fessor in charge of the major subject, and approved by the Faculty. 

. ' . * 

2. Upon college graduates of not less than two years* stand- 
ing, who are employed in any of the departments of the College, and 
who have completed the equivalent of the above course of study. 
Candidates under this clause must have their applications approved 
by the Faculty eighteen months before they contemplate receiving 
their degree. 

3. Upon graduates of this College of not less than three years' 
standing, who having been connected with institutions of learning 
or research, where adequate facilities for advanced work are avail- 
able, have completed a course equivalent to (i) and who have 
passed in the required examinations and have presented a satis- 
factory thesis. 

MASTER OF ARTS. 

The degree of Master of Arts may be conferred upon gradu- 
ates of this College holding the Bachelor of Arts degree, and who 
conform to the following rules : 

1. The candidate must apply for the degree in writing at least 
one scholastic year before the degree will be conferred. The appli- 
cation must contain a description of the extra work, by virtue of 
which the candidate expects to receive the degree. 

2. The candidate must submit one or more theses on subjects 
assigned by the Professor of English and Civics; said thesis or 



87 

theses must be approved by the President of the College, the Pro- 
fessor of English and Civics and the Professor of Languages of 
this College. 

3. The candidate must be prepared to submit to an examina- 
tion in the works of the following authors : Caesar, Nepos, Sallusr, 
Virgil, Cicero, Ovid, Horace, Livy, Tacitus, Plautus, Terence, 
Juvenal. 

MECHANICAL ENGINEER. 

The degree of Mechanical Engineer (M. E.) may be conferred 
by the Faculty as follows: 

1. Upon graduates of this College of not less than three years' 
standing, who having been connected with institutions of learning 
or research, where adequate facilities for advanced work are avail- 
able, have completed a course consisting of a major and two minor 
subjects, and who have passed the required examination and pre- 
sented a satisfactory thesis. (The course of study to be outlined by 
the heads of the Departments of Civil, Electrical and Mechanical 
Engineering, and approved by the Faculty). 

2. Upon graduates of this College who have had three years' 
professional experience of an acceptable character. Such candidates 
must present to the Faculty a full report of such experience, and 
such other information as to the qualifications for the degree as 
may be found desirable, and in addition shall present a satisfactory 
thesis. 

3. All candidates must be at least Junior members of the 
American Society of Mechanical Engineers. All applications for 
degrees must have the approval of the Faculty twelve months prior 
to the date they contemplate receiving the degree, and the thesis 
must be presented at least one month prior to such date. 



88 

CIVIL ENGINEER. > 

The degree of Civil Engineer may be conferred upon any can- 
didate who is a graduate of this College with the degree of Bachelor 
of Science in Civil Engineering, and has been engaged in engineer- 
ing pursuits for not less than three years since graduation, provided : 

1. That he shall be a member of the American Society of Civil 
Engineers. 

2. That he shall accompany his application with a synopsis 
of the work upon which he bases his request. 

3. That the Committee composed of the heads of Civil, Elec- 
trical and Mechanical Engineering Departments, to whom his ap- 
plication shall be referred, shall consider him eligible. 

4. That previous to receiving the degree he shall comply with 
such further conditions, if any, as the aforesaid committee shall 
impose. 



SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS. 
COMPETITIVE SCHOLARSHIPS. 

The College offers a number of scholarships — four for Balti- 
more City, and one for each county of the State. These scholarships 
are awarded to the successful candidate in competitive examina- 
tions, conducted in Baltimore City, by the Superintendent of Public 
Instruction, and in the counties by the County School Super- 
intendent. All scholarship students must be prepared for entrance 
to the Freshman Qass, and are required to take the regular en- 
trance examination. Each scholarship is good for four years, or 
for such part thereof as the holder remains at the College. It is 
then again open for competition. The cost per year for scholar- 
ship students will be found under the head of "Student Expenses.'* 
The following is an extract from the requirements of the Board of 
Trustees, relating to scholarships: . 



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"Persons holding certificates of scholarship must present them- 
selves at the College, or other designated place, at the date which 
may be named in the September or January next following the 
award, and be examined by College authorities for entrance to the 
Freshman Class. Alternates are to be thus examined, as well as 
principals, and in case of a failure of the principal to secure or hold 
the scholarship, the alternate will have the first right to the place 
declared vacant, if within a year from date of the certificate of 
award. 

"Persons holding certificates of scholarship must, in order to 
secure the same, pass the entrance examination of the College, and 
(if entering in January) such other examination as may be re- 
quired to join the Freshman Class. To hold a scholarship, the stu- 
dent must make all payments promptly, and meet such requirements 
of the College as to scholarship and deportment as may he pre- 
scribed by the President and Faculty. By passing special examina- 
tions, or by presenting satisfactory certificates, candidates for schol- 
arship may be permitted to enter the Sophomore Class." A stu- 
dent who fails of promotion, thereby forfeits his scholarship and the 
School Board which granted such scholarship will be notified ac- 
cordingly. 

INDUSTRIAL SCHOLARSHIPS. 

There are also offered by the College a limited number of "In- 
dustrial Scholarships." The holder of such a scholarship is required 
to work as a waiter or janitor a definite number of hours per day; 
these hours are so arranged as to conflict as little as possible with 
his time for study or recitation. Industrial scholarship students 
are not required to drill. 

In consideration of their work a rebate of $140 a year is 
granted each of these students, 

A selection is made from applicants for these scholarships on 
the basis of mental preparation, physical ability and moral character. 
Preference will be given to the sons of citizens of Maryland. Ap- 
plications for this scholarship specifying age, weight, mental ad- 
vancement and enclosing testimonial of moral character must be 
made in writing to the President of the College prior to September 
1st, and the successful applicants for this scholarship will be notified 
to report in person at the College in September. 



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STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES. 

A limited amount of money can be earned by students by tak- 
ing advantage of the opportunities arising from time to time to do 
clerical work, tutoring, and such other labor as may not interfere 
with regular scholastic duties. Those in need of help to continue 
their work, and whose course is marked by an earnest desire to suc- 
ceed, are always given the preference. 

FACILITIES FOR RELIGIOUS WORSHIP. 

The College is undenominational in character. The daily ex- 
ercises of the College are opened with worship in the College 
Chapel. 

Every Sunday afternoon services are conducted by a minister 
of some Christian denomination, an effort being made to have all the 
more prominent churches represented in the pulpit. There is an 
Episcopal Church at College Park; and at Berwyn, one mile north, 
and at Riverdale, one mile south, are Presbyterian churches. In 
Hyattsville, two miles south, may be found Catholic, Episcopal, Pres- 
b)^erian, Baptist and Methodist churches. Students are encouraged 
to attend the church with which they desire to worship. 



COLLEGE REGULATIONS. 

The attention of parents is earnestly called to the following 
rules in force at this College: The College authorities can succeed 
in conferring the maximum amount of training upon the student 
only with and by the active support and earnest co-operation of the 
parent. The President of the College is always ready and willing 
to discuss any failures in a student's record with his parent or 
guardian, and correspondence on this subject is always welcome. 

Three reports are sent to parents during the year, showing the 
student's progress in class work, and his general standing, as to 
conduct, etc. At the end of the year a detailed report of the year's 
work is made. 



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No student will be accepted as a matriculate until the contract 
card containing the following agreement for matriculation is signed 
by parent or guardian, and received by the President of the College : 

"It is understood that the President of the College as the exe- 
cutive of the same, and acting for the Board of Trustees, a party 
to this contract, has the right to ask the withdrawal of a student at 
any time, when in his judgment such withdrawal may be necessary 
either for the interest of the young man or the institution which he 
attends. It is further understood that a parent or guardian can at 
any time withdraw his son or ward, subject to regulations herein 
set forth" 

A cadet manifesting an indifference to the observance of the 
rules and regulations of the institution, or wanting in proper at- 
tention to the preparation of his work, will be cautioned to improve 
in these particulars. Failing to do so his parents, upon notice given 
by the President, must withdraw their son. 

A special pledge to refrain from what is popularly known as 
"hazing," and from taking unfair means in examinations is required 
of every applicant for entrance, before he will be allowed to ma- 
triculate. Parents should impress upon their sons that failure to 
live up to this pledge is a dishonor which unfits them to be longer 
students of the College. "Hazing" is invariably punished by instant 
dismissal. 

Frequent absences from the College are invariably of great dis- 
advantage to the student, in breaking in upon the continuity of his 
work, and in distracting his mind from the main purpose of his at- 
tendance at the institution. Parents are therefore earnestly asked 
to refrain from granting frequent requests to leave the College. 

Students will not be permitted to leave classes or quarters dur- 
ing study hours to answer telephone calls, unless they are urgent. 

Students will not be permitted to make contracts or to sell any 
article to their associates without the approval of the President. 

The sale of second-hand furniture or clothing to new cadets is 
prohibited unless the sale be approved by the commandant of cadets. 

The College will not be responsible for articles left in the bar- 
racks during vacation, nor for valuables left by students in their 
rooms at any time. They should be deposited with the College 
Treasurer, who will place them in the College safe and give a re- 
ceipt therefor. 



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BX7IXS or COMMITTEE ON COIXEOZATE BOTTTINE, ENDORSED BT THE FAOULTT. 



1. A Student may not change Ms course of study unless at the writ- 
ten request of his parent or guardian, and after said request has been 
endorsed by the dean of the course abandoned, and the dean of the course 
requested, and approved by this committee. 

2. Examinations to make up conditions will be given only at times 
set apart by this committee. These dates will be just before the regular 
quarterly examinations in December, March and June ; also the day before 
the resumption of college work In September. Notice of intention to take 
these examinations must be filed in writing with the chairman of the 
schedule committee at least 10 days before examinations commence. Should, 
for any reason, a special examination be requested at any other time a 
charge of $2.00 will be made for each subject on which the applicant Is 
examined. 

3. To attain proficiency a student must make an examination grade 
of 60 per cent.; also a term average of 70 per cent. In case of failure, 
upon re-examination, a grade of 70 per cent, is required. 

4. A student may not be promoted if conditioned in more than one 
study. 

5. A student may not be promoted if he has any conditions of more 
than a year outstanding. 

6. No student may be promoted from the Preparatory Department 
with any condition. , 

7. Any student who uses unfair means in examination will (1) re- 
ceive no further examination in same subject; (2) receive zero for ex- 
amination grade; (3) receive no commission; (4) receive no diploma. 

8. A student Is subject to an oral examination at any time within 
ten days after written examination. 

9. An examination paper, containing erasure or showing alterations, 
may be rejected at the discretion of the Professor in charge, and a new ex- 
amination ordered by this committee. ' 

10. In computing term averages, the daily grade Is computed at 2, 
the examination grade at 1. 

11. The yearly average In all studies is computed by giving each 
subject a weight according to the mean number of hours per week in- 
volved ; theoretical periods being given a value of 2, practical periods 1. 

12. Senior students must submit subjects for graduating theses prior 
to February 1, and all theses for graduation must be completed prior to 
May 15. 

13. No special courses are permitted save by consent of this com- 
mittee. In case consent is granted for a special course, the certificate 
awarded attesting work will not have the College seal nor the Governor's 
signature. 

14. No student may take work in more than one class during any 
one term. 

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STUDENT EXPENSES. 

No charge is made to boarding students for tuition, books or 
diplomas. No reductions are made for regular vacations. 

The expenses of the College year for the several classes of stu- 
dents are as follows: 

Boarding Students. — Board, heat, light and room, $60.00 per 
quarter. 

Scholarship Students. — ^Board, heat, light and room, $30.00 
per quarter. 

Day Students. — ^Room, heat and tuition, $12.50 per quarter. 

Short Winter Course Students. — Board, heat, light and 
room, for the course, $40.00. 

Students entering College after November ist, or leaving the 
same prior to the close of the scholastic year, will be charged for 
the time they are here, as follows, viz : 

Boarding students at the rate of $30.00 per month. 

Scholarship students at the rate of $15.00 per month. 

Day students at the rate of $6.00 per month. 

Students withdrawing after entrance, must pay the charge for 
at least one month's attendance. 

Table board for students not rooming at the College will be 
$14.00 per month, or 25 cents per meal. 

TIME OF PAYMENT. 

For Boarding Students, $60.00 on entrance, $60.00 November 
15th, $60.00 February ist, $60.00 April ist. 

For Scholarship Students, $30.00 on entrance, $30.00 Novem- 
ber 15th, $30.00 February ist, $30.00 April ist. 

For Day Students, $12.50 on entrance, $12.50 November 15th, 
$12.50 February ist, $12.50 April ist. 

Promptness of payment is essential, and must be made in ad- 
vance, by order of the Board of Trustees. 

FEES. 

No fees of any character will be charged by the College. 
Students will be admitted free of cost to membership in the 
College Athletic Association. 



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Damage to College property by students will be promptly re- 
ported to parents or guardians and prompt payment expected. 

All College property in the possession of the individual stu- 
dent, such as his room, furniture, books, apparatus and military 
equipment, will be charged against him, and the parent or guardian 
must assume responsibility for its return without abuse, to the 
proper department at the end of each scholastic year, at which time 
the account will be cancelled. If abused, the cost of replacing or 
repairing the abused article, must be paid by the parent or guardian. 

Damage to College property in public places in the building and 
on the grounds by the students will be charged to the whole student 
body, pro rata, unless the offender is known. In such cases, the 
whole expense of repairing or replacing the damaged property will 
be charged to the parent or guardian of the offending party. The 
matriculation of a student is evidence of the acceptance of this 
regulation. 

Coaching for backward students will be provided by the Presi- 
dent upon application. 

UNIFORM.* 

Dress Uniform (coat, trousers and cap) $15.60 

Khaki Uniform (coat, trousers, hat and leggins) 5.50 

Shirt and belt 1.25 

Payments for uniforms must be made on delivery. This is re- 
quired by the firm manufacturing them. 

ARTICLES NECESSARY TO BE PROVIDED. 

All students are required to provide themselves with the follow- 
ing articles, to be brought from home or purchased from the College 
Park store on arrival: 

I dozen white standing collars. 
6 pairs white gloves (uniform). 
6 pairs white cuffs. 



•Price quoted on basis of last year's contract. 



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1 pair blankets (for single bed). 

2 pairs sheets (for single bed). 
4 pillow cases. 

2 white dimity bedspreads (three quarters size). 

6 towels. 

I chair (uniform). 

I pillow. 

1 mattress (uniform). 

The room-mates together purchase the following articles: 

2 table cloths (uniform). 
2 clothes bags (uniform). 
I broom. 

All the articles marked (uniform) in the foregoing list can 
best be purchased after the student arrives at the College. The cost 
of the entire list should not be more than $15.00 for the year. This 
should be paid to the Treasurer on entrance, as the College has no 
fund from which it can make advances, and failure to comply with 
this requirement will subject the student to much inconvenience. 
Any unexpended balance will be returned promptly. 



STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS. 

Students clubs for religious, social, literary and athletic pur- 
poses are encouraged as a means of creating class and college pride 
and developing an esprit de corps among the students. Each class 
has its own organization, in which matters relating to the class are 
discussed and directed. Officers are elected and the unity of the 
class preserved. This has been found to be a decided aid to disci- 
pline and tends to raise the standard of student honor. 

YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION. 

President, R. Brigham. 
Vice-President, W. C. Reeder. 
Secretary, J. P. Shamberger. 
Treasurer, N. L. Warren. 



Much encouraging work has been done by this organization 
during the past year, and much interest has been shown in the 
meetings. 

LITERARY SOCIETIES. 

These societies are invaluable adjuncts to college work. 
Through them a good knowledge of parliamentary law is gained, 
as well as a readiness of expression and activity in thought, quali- 
ties particularly valuable to the American citizen. 

The Literary Society work is under the general supervision of 
the Professor of Oratory, who is always ready to advise with the 
members in matters of parliamentary law and train them in the de- 
livery of their orations and debates. 

NEW MERCER SOCIETY. 

President, U. W. Long. 
Vice-President, S. M. Lowrey. 
Secretary-Treasurer, J. W. Firor. 
Sergeant-at-Arms, G. C. Day. 

' ! MORRILL SOCIETY. 

President, R. Brigham. 
■ "^ Vice-President, N. L. Warren. 

Secretary-Treasurer, H. B. Hoshall. 

ROSSBURG CLUB. 

The social man is a necessity — whence this organization is en- 
couraged and supported by the President and Faculty. The enter- 
tainments have been marked by a spirit which emphasizes the wis- 
dom of its continuance and justifies its encouragement. 



President, C. W. Sylvester. 
Vice-President, T. B. Mackall. • 
Secretary, U. W. Long. 
Treasurer, W. A. S. Somerville. 



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"REVEILLE." 

The "Reveille" is the College annual, edited entirely by the 
Senior class. Eleven editions of the "Reveille" have appeared, and 
each has been characterized by a gratifying improvement in the 
standard both of originality and expression. 

EDITORIAL STAFF, I908. 

Editor-in-Chief, R. Brigham. 

Associate Editors, W. H. Thomas, J. P. Shamberger, G. C. Day. 

Business Manager, N. L. Warren. 

Associate Business Managers, T. B. Mackall, L. B. Broughton, S. 

W. Lowrey. 
Treasurer, W. A. S. Somerville. 

DEPARTMENT EDITORS. 

Athletic, U. W. Long. 
Humorous, W. C. Reeder. 
Social, J. W. Firor. 
Class History, J. P. Shamberger. 

THE ORATORICAL ASSOCIATION OF MARYLAND COLLEGES. 

The Maryland Agricultural College is a member of this Asso- 
ciation, which is composed of St. John's College, Washington Col- 
lege, Western Maryland College and Maryland Agricultural Col- 
lege. Contests are held annually at these colleges in rotation, and 
a marked improvement is to be observed as a result of its organi- 
zation. 

THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION. 

"The Alumni Association is steadily growing in two ways; 

that is to say, recent graduates almost invariably become active 

members, and the graduates of the earlier days of the College are 

». becoming more active and more interested in all that pertains to 

the welfare of their Alma Mater. 



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The semi-centennial celebration, which occurred March 6, 1906, 
had for one of its results the bringing together of a larger gather- 
ing of the Alumni than on any previous occasion, and this re-union 
is probably the forerunner of larger Alumni gatherings in the 
future. 

The association has continued the offer of three medals for 
worthy students in the several collegiate departments, and there is 
no doubt regarding the wisdom of stimulating in this way the ener- 
gies of the students. The enrollment of the Alumni Association is 
now reaching a point where some definite accomplishment can be 
effected, and each individual should be ready to suggest a desirable 
project, at the same time to assist in the execution of that object 
which is most feasible and popular with the Association at large. 

The entire institution as viewed from the Alumni standpoint is 
worthy of the confidence of its patrons and the public. Each of us 
should feel that every step in advance of that achieved in our day, 
should give us a feeling of pride, that it is in a manner the result of 
the successful completion of the work then offered, and should bind 
us more closely to the work of the present and the broadening of 
its future. 

The officers for the year are: President, W. S. Keech, '93; 
Vice-President, Grenville Lewis, '97; Secretary-Treasurer, Guy W. 
Firor, '07; Executive Committee, members at large, Ed. Hall, '66, 
F. W. Besley, '92. 

Graduates and members of the association are requested to keep 
the Secretary-Treasurer, Guy W. Firor, College Park, Md., in- 
formed of any changes in their addresses. Any information con- 
cerning the older graduates which will enable the officers to locate 
and communicate with them will facilitate their efforts and will 
tend to further the success of the Association. 



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CANDIDATES FOR DEGREES TO BE CONFERRED IN 
1908, WITH SUBJECTS OF THESES. 



BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURE. 
REUBEN BRIGHAM, BRINKLOW, MD. 

"The Profitable Production of Winter Lambs in Maryland." 

WALTER CAMERON REEDER, RISING SUN, MD. 

"Study of the Effects of Feeds Upon the Solidity and Melting 

Point of the Fats in Butter." 

ROBERT HENRY RUFFNER, OPAL, VA. 

"Some Investigation of the Milk Supply of Washington City." 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CHEMISTRY. ^ 

LEVIN BOWLAND BROUGHTON, POCOMOKE CITY, MD. 

"Analysis of Commercial Peppers." 

ELWOOD MCAFEE PARADIS, STOCKTON, MD. 

"Analysis of Commercial Ammonias." 
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING. 



HARRY CLIFTON BYRD, CRISFIELD, MD. 

GROVER CLEVELAND DAY, DUBLIN, MD. 

SAMUEL MACLEROY LOWREY, COLGATE, MD. 

EUGENE HERMAN PLUMACHER, JR., MARACAIBO, VENEZUELA. 

MICHAEL CARMEN PLUMACHER, MARACAIBO, VENEZULA. 

NATHANIEL LUFF WARREN, JR., SELBYVILLE, DEL. 

"Location of a Highway from Lakeland to the Maryland Ag^cul- 

tural College." 

CAESAR SOLARI REVOREDO, LIMA, PERU. 

"The Design of a 96-Foot Span Steel Highway Bridge." 

CARROLL AMBROSE WARTHEN, KENSINGTON, MD. 
ROGER AUSTIN WILSON, CUMBERLAND, MD. 

"Design for 75-Foot Span, Warren Girder Highway Bridge." 



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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE. 
URAH WILLIS LONG, SELBYVILLE, DEL. 

"The Economic Importance of the Order Hemiptera." . 

FRANK ERNEST RUMIG, COLLEGE PARK, MD. 

"Studies of Plant Disease Resistance." 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HORTICULTURE. 

GEORGE GROVER BECKER, BALTIMORE, MD. 

"The Effect of the Specific Gravity and Size of the Seed Upon the 

Resuhing Plant." 

BARNEY REYBOLD COOPER, KENNEDYVILLE, MD. 

"Raising Early Cabbage and Cauliflower — Fall-Grown Plants Com- 
pared with Spring Grown." 

JOHN WILLIAM FIROR, THURMONT, MD. 

"Cross Pollination and Its Effects Upon the Variability of Fruits." 

THOMAS BOURNE TURNER MACKALL, MACKALL, MD. 

"The Effect of Commercial Fertilizers on Lettuce." 

EDWARD INGRAM OSWALD, COLLEGE PARK, MD. 

"The Effect of Manure Upon the Vitality of Weed Seeds, Under 

Barnyard Conditions." 

RICHARD LEE SILVESTER, COLLEGE PARK, MD. 

"The Effect of Potash Salts on Onions." 

.WALTER HENRY THOMAS, CROSS ROADS, MD. 

"The Propagation of the Apple by Means of Cuttings." 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING. 

NORMAN EARLE BRICE, ANNAPOLIS, MD. ' 

WILLIAM ANDERSON SHIPMAN SOMERVILLE, CUMBERLAND, MD. 

"Design of a One Hundred and Fifty Horsepower Return Tubular 

Boiler." 



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HARRY BENTON HOSHALL, PARKTON, MD. 
JOHN PAUL LYSIAS SHAMBERGER, PARKTON, MD. 

"The Designing of a Simple, Reciprocating Vertical Eng^e." 

HARRY WILCOX STINSON, COLUMBIA, MD. 

"The Design, Construction, Installation, Care and Operation of a 
187.5 I- ^- P- Heavy Duty, Self-Contained Stationary Engine." 

CHARLES WESLEY SYLVESTER, DENTON, MD. 

"Plans for a Modem Machine Shop." 



MEDALS AWARDED IN 1907. 

JOHN POSEY MUDD. 

Senior Medal: for highest standing for the entire course; of- 
fered by the President. Average 92.5. 

MORRIS HENRY ADAMS AND WILLIAM TERRY MAHONEY. 

Honorary mention, average over 90. 

J. p. SHAMBERGER. 

Junior Medal : for highest standing in Junior Year ; offered by 
the President. Average 97.4. 

HARRY WOOD LIPPENCOTT. 

*Gold Medal for best debater in commencement competition; 
offered by the Alumni Association. 

STANLEY TORNEY VOCKE. 

*Gold Medal for best Thesis on Agricultural Science; offered 
by the Alumni Association. 

CHARLES HAMILTON HARPER. 

*Grold Medal for best work in Mechanical Engineering Depart- 
ment; offered by the Alumni Association. . 



JOHN POSEY MUDD. 



Honorable mention. 



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REUBEN BRIGHAM. 

Gold Medal for the best essay on "American Citizenship;" of- 
fered by the Board of Trustees. ^ 

HARRY WOOD LIPPENCOTT. 

Schley Prize for best oration, treating Maryland History, de- 
livered on Maryland Day, 1907 ; founded by Hon. B. H. Warner. 

JAMES STANLEY GORSUCH. 

William Pinkney Whyte Gold Medal; founded by Hon. Isaac 
Lobe Straus; for excellence in oratory. 



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MILITARY ROSTER— CADET BATTALION. 

EDWARD LLOYD, MAJOR, U. S. A. 

COMMANDANT OF CADETS. 
FIELD AND STAFF. 

Major B. R. Cooper. 

First Lieutenant and Adjutant, R. L. Silvester. 

Second Lieutenant and Quartermaster, Reuben Brigham. 

NON-COMMISSIONED STAFF. 

Sergeant-Ma j or, C. F. Mayer. 

Quartermaster-Sergeant, L. O. Jarrell. 

Color Sergeant, P. E. Dupuy. 



COMPANY A. 

U. W. Long, Captain. 

W. C. Reeder, First Lieutenant. J. W. Firor, Second Lieutenant. 

H. C. Byrd, H. W. Stinson, Additional Tliird Lieutenants. 
A. C. Turner, First Sergeant. J. Q. A. HoIIoway, Second Sergeant 

J. S. Gorsuch, Tliird Sergeant. W. R. Maslin, Fourth Sergeant. 

H. M. Coster, Fifth Sergeant 
F. J. Maxwell, First Corporal. M. E. Tydings, Second Corporal. 

J. P. Grason, Third Corporal. H. M. Walters, Fourth Corporal. 

COMPANY B. 

J. P. Shamberger, Captain. 

W. A. S. Somerville, First Lieutenant N. L. Warren, Second Lieutenant 

G. G. Becker, Third Lieutenant 
N. E. Brice, E. M. Paradis, Additional Third Liteutenants. 
P. E. Burroughs, First Sergeant G. E. Hamilton, Second Serjeant 
T. D. Jarrell, Third Sergeant L. J. Hathaway, Fourth Sergeant 

B. D. Spalding, Fifth Sergeant 
H. S. Cobey, First Corporal. H. C. Evans, Second Corporal. 

L. G. True, Third Corporal. 



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COMPANY C. ' 

0. W. Sylvester, Captain. 

H. B, Hoshall, First Lieutenant. S. L. Lowrey, Second Lieutenant. 

R. A. Wilson, M. Plumaeher, Additional Tliird Lieutenants. 
J. F. Allison, First Sergeant. F. H. Dryden, Second Sergeant 

M. E. Choate, Third Sergeant C. W. Sigler, Fourth Sergeant 

J. E. Haslup, Fifth Sergeant. 
T. R. Stanton, First Corporal. B. H. Price, Third Corporal. 

W. J. Frere, Second Corporal. E. H. Bounds, Fourth Corporal. 



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ROSTER OF MATRICULATES. 

SESSION 1907-1908. 

GRADUATE STUDENTS. 



NAME. 

FlEOE, G. W. 
Waixs, E. p. 



Beckeb, G. G. 
Beice, N. E. 
Bbigham, B. 
Beoughton, L. B. 
Bybd, H. C. 
coopee, b. r. 
Day, G. O. 
FIBOB J. W. 
hoshall, h. b. 
Long U. W. 
loweet, s. l. 
Mackall, T. B. 
Paeadis, E. M. 
Pltjmacheb, E. H. 
Pltjmacheb, M. C. 
Reedeb, W. C. 
RuMiQ, F. E. 
Shambeegeb, J. P. 

SiLVESTEE, R. L. 
SOIAEI, C. S. 

Somebviixe, W. a. S. 
Stinson, H. W. 
Sylvesteb, G. W. 
Thomas, W. H. 
Wabben, N. L. 
Waethen, C. a. 
Wilson, R. A. 



POST OFFICE. 

College Park 
Barclay 

SENIOR CLASS. 

Baltimore 

Annapolis 

Brinklow 

Pocomoke City 

Crisfield 

Worton 

Dublin 

Thurmont 

Parkton 

Selbyville 

Colgate 

Mackall 

Stockton 

Maracaibo 

Maracaibo 

Rising Sun 

College Park 

Parkton 

College Park 

Lima 

Cumberland 

Columbia 

Denton 

Cross Roads 

Selbyville 

Kensington 

Cumberland 



COtTNTy. 

Prince George 
Queen Anne 



Baltimore City 

Anne Arundel 

Montgomery 

Worcester 

Somerset 

Kent 

Harford 

Frederick 

Baltimore 

Delaware 

Baltimore 

Calvert 

Worcester 

Venezuela 

Venezuela 

Cecil . 

Prince George 

Baltimore 

Prince Greorge 

Peru 

Allegany 

Howard 

Caroline 

Charles 

Delaware 

Montgomery 

Allegany 



Allison, J. M. F. 
Boyle, W. 
Btjeeoughs, p. E. 
COEY, E. N. 
COSTEE, H. M. 

Dbyden, F. H. Je. 
Dtjpuy p. E, 
Gilbeet, L. E. 

GoBStTCH, J. S. 



JUNIOR CLASS. 

Washington 

Washington 

Croome 

Takoma Park 

Solomons 

Pocomoke City 

Pasamaya 

Laurel 

Fork 



District of Colurnbia 

District of Columhia 

Prince George 

District of Colunibia 

Calvert 

Worcester 

Peru 

Prince George 

Baltimore 



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NAME. 

Gbhtin, J, P. 
Haslttf, J. E. 
Hathaway, L. J. 
Hollow AY, J. Q. A. 
Janeb, F. 
Jabbell, L. O. 
jabbell, t. d. 

KOENIG, M. JB. 

McEnany B. 
Maslin, W. R. 
Mayeb, C. F. 
Spauldinq, B, D. 
Tauszky, C. E. 

TtlBNEB, A, C. 



POST omcB. 

Highland 

Savage 

Easton 

Rosaryville 

Baltimore 

Greensboro 

Greensboro 

Baltimore 

Clear Spring 

Port Chester 

Frostburg 

Ohurchville 

Baltimore 

Sollers 



COUNTY. 

Howard 

Howard 

Talbot 

Prince George 

Baltimore City 

Caroline 

Caroline 

Baltimore City 

Washington 

New York 

Allegany 

Harford 

Baltimore City 

Calvert 



SOPHOMORE CLASS. 



Adams, G. 
Allen, H. H. 
Andbews, O. R. 
Babbows, p. R. 
Baxjeb, J. W. 
Bebby R. B. 
Bounds, E. H. 
Bbeeden a. C. 
Cabpinteb, R, H. 
COBEY, H. S. 
Cole, W. P. Jb. 
Ceapsteb, J. O. 
DoAK, H. D. 
Donaldson, J. L. 
Dbach, C. R. 
duckett, j. w. 
Evans H, C. 
Fbebe, W. J. 

GOBSUCH, V. L. 

Gbason, J. p. 
Gbay, S. L, 
Hamilton, G. E. 
Habding, T, S. 
Hicks, C. G. 
HOGE, J. H, 
Kefauveb, J. O. 
Mabtinez, S. 
Maxwell F. J. 
MuNSON, W. C. D. 
osboubne, w. e. 
Pbice, E. H. 
robebts, m. 
Roe, L. M. 
Saundebs, W. S. 
Stableb, S. S. 
Stanton, T. R. 
Steffens, H. L. 



Takoma Park 

Towson 

Hurlock 

Berwyn 

Havre de Grace 

Laurel 

Mardella Springs 

Sollers 

Washington 

Grayton 

Towson 

Taneytown 

Darby 

Berwyn 

New Windsor 

Davidsonville 

Lonaconing 

Tompkinsville 

Mt. Carmel 

Towson 

Nanjemoy 

La Plata 

Laurel 

Cambridge 

Baltimore 

Middletown 

Salvador 

Comus 

South Britain 

Baltimore 

Washington 

Washington 

Wye Mills 

Baltimore 

Brighton 

Grantsville 

Baltimore 



District of Columhia 

Baltimore 

Dorchester 

Prince Grcorge 

Harford 

Prince George 

Wicomico 

Calvert 

District of Columbia 

Charles 

Baltimore 

Carroll 

Pennsylvania 

Prince George 

Carroll 

Anne Arundel 

Allegany 

Charles 

Baltimore 

Baltimore ^ 

Charles 

Charles 

Prince George 

Dorchester 

Baltimore City 

Frederick 

Honduras 

Montgomery 

Connecticut 

Baltimore City 

District of Columbia 

District of Columbia 

Talbot 

Baltimore City 

Montgomery 

Garrett 

Baltimore City 



lO/ 



RAMB. 

Steicbxand, C. W. 
timanus, w. o. 
Tbue, L. G. 
tydings, m. e. 
VALtra;, B. R. 
^alters, h. m. 
Wabd, F. R. 
Wenneb, C. F. 
White, H. J. 
White, J. R. 
Whiting, W. W. 
woolfobd, m. h. 



Aekenhead, W. M. 
Aman L. J. 
Benson, J. B. 
Boss, E. C. 
Beadshaw, H. J. 
Bbasube, G. C. 
Brooks, T. R. 
BUENS, J. M. 
Byees, J. E. T. 
Chubch, C. B. 
Clabk, N. L, 
Daley, J. 
Davidson T. 
Devilbiss, H, R. 
Duckett, a. B. 
Fields, J. F. 
Gaeey, D. 
Glass, D. W. 

HOEN, S. 
JOVA, J. 

Jump, W. G. 

KiNGHOBNE, J. W. 

Lankfobd, G. a. 
Little P. R. 
Ltjnn, C. B. 
Mangum, H. 

MOBLEY, S. C. 

MuDD, B. A. 
Newcomee, E. 
Ntdeggeb, W. E. 
Oiesen, E. E. 
Padgett, W. J. 

QUIMBY, G. p. 

Redmond, B. J. 
Sevebe, w. E. 
Shipley, W. L. 
Silvesteb, L. M. 
Simpson, R. l. 
Smith, W. C. 
sonnenbebg, a. t. 



POST OFFICE. 

Snow Hill 
Laurel 
Washington 
Havre de Grace 
Poeomoke City 
Poeomoke City 
Baltimore 
Brunswick 
College Park 
Poolesville 
Hyattsville 
Cambridge 

FRESHMAN CLASS. 

Easton 

Hyattsville 

Buffalo 

Washington 

Deal's Island 

Selbyville 

Hyattsville 

Morgantown 

Laurel 

Washington 

Laurel 

Baltimore 

Davidsonville 

New Windsor 

Hyattsville 

Hancock 

Denton 

Baltimore 

Richmond 

Washington 

Chestertown 

Baltimore 

Salisbury 

Funkstown 

Baltimore 

Baltimore 

Hyattsvile 

Cheltenham 

Benevola 

Elkins 

Baltimore 

Baltimore 

Cordova 

Charleston 

Riverdale 

Berwyn 

Portsmouth 

Dayton 

Baltimore 

Bladensburg 



COUNTY. 

Worcester 

Prince George 

District of Columbia 

Harford 

Worcester 

Worcester 

Baltimore City 

Frederick 

Prince George 

Montgomery 

Prince George 

Dorchester 



Talbot 

Prince George 

New York 

District of Columbia 

Somerset 

Delaware 

Prince George 

West Virginia 

Prince George 

District of Columbia 

Prince George 

Baltimore City 

Anne Arundel 

Carroll 

Prince George 

Washington 

Caroline 

Baltimore City 

Virginia 

District of Columbia 

Kent 

Baltimore City 

Wicomico 

Washington 

Baltimore City 

Baltimore City 

Prince George 

Prince George 

Washington 

West Virginia 

Baltimore City 

Baltimore City 

Talbot 

West Virginia 

Prince George 

Prince George 

Virginia 

Howard 

Baltimore City 

Prince George 



io8 



NAME. 

Staley, L. 
Stiexeb, J. R. 
Thomas, R. D. 
Thomson, H. C. 

TiMANUS, B. R. 

ToLSON R. L. 
TOWEES. I. L. 
Tbimble, V. 
twaddeix, c. e. 
Waltebs, W. H. 
White, F. M. 
White, W. H. 



POST OFFICE. 

Washington 
Belair 
Pomonkey 
Hyattsville 
Laurel 
Colesville 
Chevy Chase 
Mt. Savage 
Philadelphia 
Poeomoke City 
Dickerson 
College Park 



COUNTT. 

District of Columlk 

Harford 

Charles 

Prince George 

Prince George 

Montgomery 

Montgomery 

Allegany 

Pennsylvania 

Worcester 

Montgomery 

Prince George 



SECOND-YEAR AGRICULTURAL. 



Choate, M. E. 
Golden, C. J. 
Siqleb, C. W. 
Smith, 1. A. 



Caeaza, C. M. 

HOEN, R. 

Langdon, H. B. 
Malcolm, D. 
San Romano, C. 



Randallstown 
Swanton 
Ridgely ; 
A^hton 



Baltimore 
Garrett 
Caroline 
Montgomery 



FIRST-YEAR AGRICULTURAL. 



San Jose 

Richmond 

Charlestown 

Washington 

Lima 



Costa Rica 
Virginia 
West Virginia 
District of Columbia 
Peru 



Bell, G. M. 
boecknee, e. s. 
Calhoun, R. C. 
Dennis, S. C. 
Embich, p. L. 
Evans, B. H. 
Johnson, C. W. 
Kellt, O. 
Klingleb, G. p. 
Long, N. 
Lyon, T. A. 
mobbis, j, c. 
Nydeggeb, W. E. 
Oliveb, S. 
O'Neill, H. H. 
Posey, G. B. 
Robinson, S. L. 
Roth, I. H. 
Scheewe, W. R. 
Seibold, G. C. 
Shema, E. 
Shipley, S. G. 
Smith, R. R. 
sonnenbebg, h. 
Spangleb, G. M. 



PREPARATORY CLASS. 

Berlin 

Baltimore 

McKeesport 

Ocean City 

Washington 

Lonaconing 

Baltimore 

Baltimore 

Washington , 

California 

Hyattsville 

Riverdale 

Elkins 

Brookline 

Bladensburg ; 

Riverside 

Cumberland 

McKeesport 

Baltimore 

Baltimore 

Highlandtown 

Baltimore 

Wakefield 

Bladensburg 

Washingtoii 



Worcester 
Baltimore City 
Pennsylvania 
Worcester 
District of Columbia 
Allegany 
Baltimore City 
Baltimore City 
District of Columbia 
St Mary 
Prince George 
Prince George 
West Virginia 
Massachusetts 
Prince George 
Charles 
Allegany 
Pennsylvania 
Baltimore City 
Baltimore City 
Baltimore 
Baltimore City 
Carroll 

Prince George 
District of Columbia 



109 



NAME. 

STANTON, A. 0. 
THOMPSON, S. 
TWIGG, H. L- 

\^II3UBN, R. 

^nxis, H. D. 



POST OFFICE. 

Grantsville 

Washington 

Twiggtown 

Buffalo 

Baltimore 

Hyattsville 



COUNTY. 

Garrett 

District of Columhia 

Allegany 

New York * 

Baltimore City 

Prince George 



SPECIAL STUDENTS— JUNIOR AND SENIOR WORK. 



OSWAID, B. I. 
RUITNEB, R. H. 



Chewsville 
Opal 



Washington 
Virginia 



SPECIAL STUDENTS TAKING PARTIAL COURSE. 
Lowe, R. L. Baltimore Baltimore City 

SPECIAL STUDENTS TAKING ELEMENTARY WORK. 



Aebango, a, A- 


Camagney 


Cuba 


BOZA, J. 


lea 


Peru 


BozA, 0. 


lea 


Peru 


Castro, P. L. 


Caborojo 


Porto Rico 


Mabmol, a. 


lea 


Peru 


Mabmol, F. 


lea 


Peru 


Olivabes, D. 


Maracaibo 


Venezuela 


Saavedba, J. 


Pocosmaya 


Peru 


Sebvano, M. 


Cucuta 


Columbia 


Tanguis, L. • 


lea 


Peru 




TEN-WEEKS WINTER COURSE. 


Bakee, C. H. 


Mt. Lake Park 


Garrett 


COFFMAN, J. D. 


Lydia 


Washington 


COIXIEE, C. S. 


Easton 


Talbot 


Dalton, J. C. 


White Hall 


Baltimore 


DiCKAED, J. C. 


Baltimore 


Baltimore City 


Ellis, W. A. 


Laurel 


Prince George 


Jacobs, A. W, 


Havre de Grace 


Harford 




INSPECTOR'S CLASS. 


« 


Beeghlt, A. 0'. 


Keyser 


Garrett 


Babnitm, B. 6. 


Girdletree 


Worcester 


Bbown, C. C. 


Chestertown 


Kent 


Gabboll, W. C. 


CJollege Park 


Prince George 


Cabpentkb, 0. M. 


Riverdale 


Prince George 


Davis, F. 


Street 


Harford 


English, J. D. 


Frederick 


Frederick 


Geaham, H. W. 


Tyaskin 


Wicomico 


Gbhtin, S. 


Denton 


Caroline 


Habdt, J. T. 
Hebe, r. e. 
Huss, F. 
Ji^N, C. E. 
Kbumbine, H. S. 


. Elioak 


Howard 


Boonsboro 


Washington 


Ammondale 


Prince George 


Frederick 


Frederick 


. Gilpen 


Allegany 



no 



NAME. 

MacMiixai7, a. M. 
MABiiOW, R. E. 

MUBDOCK, W. A. 

Pbt, T. J. 

SWISHEB, C. 

Wai,keb, W. I. 
Walsh, J. 
Wabthen, G. F. 
Welkins, A. 

WOODWABD, C. H. 
YlNQMNQ, F. 6. 



POST OFFICE. 

Riverdale 

Mulrkirk 

Hagerstown 

Keedysvllle 

Cumberland 

Ghestertown 

Westminster 

Loveville 

Rehobeth 

Hyattsville 

Beistersrtx>wn 



COUNTY. 

Prince George 

Prince George 

Washington 

Washington 

Allegany 

Kent 

Carroll 

St Mary 

Somerset 

Prince Gfeorge 

Baltimore 



SUMMARY OF STUDENTS. 



Graduate Students : 4 

Senior Class 27 

Junior Class 23 

Sophomore Class 49 

Freshman Class 52 

Second Year Agricultural 4 

First Year Agricultural 5 

Preparatory Students 31 

Ten- week Course 7 

Special Students 13 

Inspectors' Class 25 

Total 240 



LIST OF PRESIDENTS AT THE MARYLAND 
AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE. 



1. 


Prof. Benjamin Hallowell, 


President 


; of 


the Fac 


2. 


Rev. J. W. Scott 


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3. 


Prof. Colby 


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M 


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4. 


Prof. Henry Onderdonk 


M 


« 


<4 


5. 


Prof. N. B. Wortliington 


« 


« 


« 


6. 


Prof. C. L. C. Minor 


President 


of 


College 


7. 


Admiral Franklin Buchanan 


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(i 


« 


8. 


Prof. Samuel Regester 


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tt 


« 


9. 


Gen. Samuel Jones 


a^ 


« 


« 


10. 


Capt W. H, Parker 


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« 


« < 


11. 


Grcn. Augustus Smith 


a 


« 


(( < 


12. 


Allen Dodge, Esq., Pro Tern. 


« 


« 


« < 


13. 


Major Henry E. Alvord 


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14. 


R. W. Silvester, LL. D. 


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..I860— 1860 
..1860—1861 
..1861-1864 
..1864-1861 
..1867-1868 
..1868-1869 
..1869-1873 
. .1873-18T5 
. .1875-188^ 
..1883-1881 
..1887—: 



..1892 



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LIST OF GRADUATES W^ITH DEGREES AND 

ADDRESSES. 

The following members of the various graduating classes have been 
located. Any information leading to further additions and addresses and 
occupations of Alumni will be gratefully received. 

CLASS OF '62. 

♦Franklin, J., B. S. 

Sands, W. B., A. B., Lake Roland, Md. 

CLASS OF '63. 

♦Calvert, C. B., A. B. 

CLASS OF '64. «^>'' 

Hall, D., A. M. 
Todd, W. B., B. S. 

CLASS OF '66. 

Hall, E., A. B., Millersville, Md. 

♦Roberts, L., Ph. B. 

Waters, F., A. B., West River, Md. 

CLASS OF '71. 
Soper, F. A., A. B. (M. A. '74), Baltimore, Md. 

CLASS OF '73. 

♦Henry, R. S., A. B. (M. A. '75). 
Miller, O., A. B. (M. A. '75). 
Regester, A., A. B. 
Worthington, D., A. B. -? 

Worthington, W., A. B. 

CLASS OF '74. 

Coffren, J. H., B. S. (M. A. '77). 
Davis, H. M., A. B. (M. A. '77), Poolesville, Md. 
Griffith, L. A., A. B. (M. A. '77), Upper Marlboro, Md. 
Norwood, F. C, A. B. (M. A. '77), Frederick, Md. 

CLASS OF '75. 

Gray, j. B., A. B. (M. A. '78), Prince Frederick, Md. 
Hyde, J. F. B., A. B., 1803 Bolton Street, Baltimore, Md. 
Lerch, C. E., B. S., 110-114 Hanover Street, Baltimore, Md- 
Miller, L., B. S., El Paso, Texas. 

•Deceased. 



112 



CLASS OF 76. 

Blair, W. J., B. S. (M. S., '79), Custom House, Baltimore, Md. 
Thomas, T. H., B. S., Maddox, Md. 
•Worthlngton, J. L., B. S. 

CLASS OF 77. 

♦Beall, B. R., B. S. 

Bmack, E. G., B. S., District Building, Washington, D. O. ' ' 

♦Thomas, G., B. S. 

Truxton, S., B. S. 

CLASS OF 78. 
Thomas, W., B. S. ' , * ; 

* , CLASS OF '80. , 

Gale, H. E., A. B., 260 W. Hoffman St., Baltimore, Md. 

CLASS OF '81. 

Houston, T. T., A. B. * 

Mercer, R. S., A. B. 

Porter, W. R., A. B. 

Bapley, R. R., B. S. 

Thomas, W. H., A. B., Westminster, Md. - . 

Wood, C. W., A. B. 

CLASS OF '82. 

Bowen, P. A., Jr., A. B., 1413 G St., N. W., Washington, D. O. 
Freeland, H., A. B., Mutual, Calvert Co., Md. 
Saunders, C. A., A.B. 

Stonestreet, J. H., A. B., Bamesville, Md. " .' 

Wenner, C, A. B. ... 

',.-•--■ 

CLASS OF '83. 

Chew, R. B. B., A. B., 512 F St., N. W., Washington, D. C. 

Kirby, W. A., A. B., Trappe, Md. 

Lakin, W. A., A. B. 

Rapley, E. E., A. B,, 628 Louisiana Ave., Washington, D. O. 

CLASS OF '84. , 

Martin, F., B. S. * : " 

Lakin, W, T., A. B., Cumberland, Md. 

CLASS OF '88. 

Chambliss, S. M., A. B., News Building, Chattanooga, Tenn. 
Hazen, M. 0., B. S., City Hall, Washington, D. C. 
Johnson, L. B., A. B., Morganza, Md. 

•Deceased. 



113 

•Slgler, W. A., B. S. 

Smith, R. B., B. S., Ridgely, Md. 

Tolson, A. C, A. B., Gunther Building, Baltimore, Md, 

Weems, J. B., B. S. 

CLASS OF '89. 

Griffith, T. D., B. S., Redland, Md. 

Lewis, Gm B. S., Whitehead, Term. 

Pindell. R. M., B. S., Civil Service Commission, Washington, D. C. 

♦Saulsbury, N. R., B. S. 

Witmer, F., B. S., Hagerstown, Md. 

CLASS OF '90. 

Calvert, R. C. M., B. S., Bangalore, India. 

Keech, W. S., B. S., Towson, Md. 

Manning, O. C, B. S., 16 Avon Street, Portland, Me. 

♦Niles, E. G., B. S. 

Russell, R. L., B. S., Anadarko, Okla. 

Soles, C. E., B. S., McKeesport, Pa. 

CLASS OF '91. 

♦Branch, C, B. S. 

♦Langley, J. C, B. S. 

Latimer, J. B., B. S., Broome's Island, Md. 

*Penn, S., B. S. 

Veitch, F. P., B. S., Agricultural Department, Washington, D. C. 

CLASS OF '92. 

Besley, F. W., A. B., State Bureau of Forestry, J. H. U., Baltimore, Md. 

Brooks, J. D., A. B., Medical Department, U. S. A. 

Calvert, G. H., A. B., College Park, Md. 

Chew, F., B. S. 

Childs, N., B. S., Millersville, Md. ■ 

Gambrill, S. W., B. S., Fidelity and Deposit Co., London, England. 

Johnson, B. D., A. B., West Pittston, Pa. 

Ray, J. E., A. B., 416 Fifth St., Washington, D. C. 

CLASS OF '93. 

Alvey, C, B. S., Hagerstown, Md. 

Buckley, S. S., B. S., College Park, Md. 

Graff, G. Y., B. S., 3323 Fourteenth Street, N. B., Washington, D. C. 

Holzapfel, H. H., Jr., B. S., Hagerstown, Md. 

Lawson, J. W., B. S., Southern Railway, Washington, D. C. 

Sherman, H. C, B. S., Columbia University, New York, N. Y. 

CLASSlOF '94. 

Best, H., B. S., Birdsville, Md. 

Bomberger, F. B., B. S. (M. A. '02), College Park, Md. 

Brown, A. S., B. S., Washington, D. C. 

•Deceased. 



"4 . 

Calmes, C. W., B. S., U. S. Revenue Cutter Service, New London, Conn. 

Chiswell, B. M., B. S., Florence Court, Washington, D. C. 

Dent, H. M., B. S. 

Foran, T. E., B. S., Port Deposit, Md. 

Key, S., B. S. (M. S. '02), 1733 H St., N. W., Washington, D. C. 

♦Pue, R. R., B, S. 

Sudler, M. T., B. S. (M, S. '02), University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan. 

Weimer, O. H., B. S., Shamokin, Pa. 

CLASS OF '95. 

Bannon, J. G., B. S. < 

Clagett, G. H., B. S., Upper Marlboro, Md. 

Compton, B., B, S., Woodmont, Conn, 

Crapster, W. B., B. S., 402 Sixth St., Washington, D. C, 

Edelen, G. S., B. S., Central High School, Washington, D. C. 

Graham, H. R., B. S., Chestertown, Md. 

Harding, S. H., B. S., 1770 U St., Washington, D. C. 

Harrison, R. L., B. S., Geological Survey, Washington, D. C. 

♦Jones, H. C, B. S. 

McCandish, L., B. S., Reading, Pa. 

McDonnell, C. C, B. S., Bureau of Chemistry, Washington, D. C. 

Mulliken, C. S., B. S., Brookfield Center, Conn. 

Skinner, W. W., B. S., Bureau of Chemistry, Washington, D. C. 

Sllger, R. E., B. S., Oakland, Md. 

Timanus, J. J., B. S., Towson, Md. 

Wilson, G. W., Jr., B. S., Upper Marlboro, Md. 

CLASS OF '96. 

Anderson, J., Jr., B. S., Rockville, Md. 

Beale, R. B., B. S., General Electric Company, Schenectady, N. Y. 

Crapster, T. G., B. S., U. S. S. Itasca, South Baltimore, Md. 

Dirickson, C. W., B. S., Berlin, Md. 

•Eversfleld, D., A. B. 

Heyser, H. H., A. B., Hagerstown, Md. 

Laughlin, J. R., B. S. (M. S. '01, M. A. '02), Hagerstown, Md. 

Rollins, W. T., B. S., Seat Pleasant, Md. 

Walker, C. N., B. S., 918 F Street, Washington, D. C. 

CLASS OF '97. 

Calvert. C. B., A. B., College Park, Md. 

Cromniller, J. D., A. B,, Laurel, Md. 

Gill, A. S., B. S., 215 St. Paul St., Baltimore, Md. 

Gill, N. H., B. S., Glyndon, Md. 

Graham, J. G. R., A. B., 212 La Salle St., Chicago, HI. 

Howard, H., B. S., Water and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Lewis, G., B. S., Knoxville, Tenn. 

Nelligan, B. S., B, S., District Building, Washington, D. C. 

Posey, F., A. B., Frederick, Md. 

Queen, C. J., B. S., 165 State Street, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Schenck, G. K. W., B. S., 343 Boulevard, Rockaway Beach, N. Y. 

Watkins, B., Jr., B. S., Rutland, Md. 

Welty, H. T., B. S., 349 South Fourth Ave., Mt. Vernon, N. Y. 

Weedon, W. S., B. S. (M. S. '98), Wilmington, Del. 

Whiteford, G. H., B. S., Bellefonte, Pa. 

♦Deceased. 



"5 

CLASS OF '98. 

Allnut, O. v., A. B., Nueva Gerosa, Isle of Pines, Cuba. 

Bamett, D. C, A.B. (M. A. '07), Cambridge, Md. 

Burrougtis, C. B., B. S., Harris' Lot, Md. 

Cameron, 6. W., B. S., Birmingham, Ala. 

DennlBon, R. B., A. B., War Department, Washington, D. C. 

Dickerson, E. T., A.B. (M. A. '03), Baltimore, Md. 

Houston, L. J., Jr., A. B., 2310 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, Md. 

Lillibridge, J. A., A. B., Sparrows Point, Md. 

Mitchell, J. H., M. B., 2519 Grove Avenue, Ric!hmond, Va. 

Nesbitt, W. C, B. S., Southern Club, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Peterson, G., A. B., Carnegie Institute, Washington, D. C. 

Bidgely, O. H., B. S., Sykesville, Md. 

Bobb, P. L., B. S., Baltimore City College, Baltimore, Md. 

Whltely, B. P., A. B., Hyattsville, Md. 

CLASS OF '99. 

Blandford, J. C, M. B., Philippine Constabulary, Ilagan, Isabela, P. I. 

Collins, H. E., A. B., Crisfield, Md. 

Eyster, J. A. B., B. S., 1700 Linden Avenue, Baltimore, Md. 

Gait, M. H., A. B. 

Gough, T. B., B. S., Newburg, Md. 

Hammond, W. A., A.B., 218 Law Building, Baltimore, Md. 

Kenley, J. F., Jr., M.. B., 403 North Second Street, Harrisburg, Pa. 

McCandlish, R. J., B. S., Hancock, Md. 

Price, T. M., B. S., Bureau of Animal Industry, Washington, D. C. 

Bobb, J. B., B. S., Department of Agriculture, Richmond, Va. 

•Sedwick, J. 0., B. S. 

Shamberger, D. F., M. B., Sparrows Point, Md. 

♦Shipley, J. H., B. S. 

Straughn, M. N., B. S., Bureau of Chemistry, Washington, D. C. 

WhitehUl, L B., A. B., New Windsor. Md. 

CLASS OF '00. 

Cboate, B. S., M. E., Roslyn, Md. 

Church, C. G., B. S-, Bureau of Chemistry, Washington, D. C. 

Ewens, A. B., B. S., Atlantic City, N. J. 

Grason, A. S. R., B. S., Towson, Md. 

Groff, W. D., B. S., Owings Mills, Md. 

Jenifer, R. M., B. S., Loch Raven, Md. 

Kefauver, H. J., A. B. (M. A. '01), Frederick, Md. 

Peach, S. M., A. B., Upper Marlbdro, Md. 

Sappington, B. N., B. S. 

Sudler, A. C, B. S., Equitable Building, Denver, Col. 

Talbott, W. H., A.B., Willows, Md. 

Weigand, W. H., B. S. 

CLASS OF '01. 

♦Oobey, W. C, B. S. 

Hardisty, J. T., A. B., Collington, Md. 

McDonnell, F. V., M. B., care of P. R. R., Toledo, Ohio. 

Whiteford, H. G., B. S., Whiteford, Md. 

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Bowman, J. D., M. E., Rockville, Md. 

Couden, J., B. S., 228 W. Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla. . 

Darby, S. P., B. S. 

Fendall, W. S., M. E., Towson, Md. 

Hirst, A. R., B. S., Wisconsin Geological Survey, Madison, Wisconsin. 

♦Lansdale, H. N., B. S. 

Mitchell, R. L., B. S., La Plata, Md. * 

Mackall, L. E., A. B., 1906 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, Md. 

Symons, T. B., B. S. (M. S. '04), College Park, Md. • 

♦Wisner, J. I., B. S. 

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CLASS OF '03. 

Cairnes, 6. W., M. E., U. S. S. Algonquin, San Juan, Puerto Rico. 

Calderon, M. A., M. E, (B. S. '04), Lima, Peru. 

Collier, J. P., M. E., 213 W. Fourth Street, Cincinnati, Oliio. 

Dunbar, E. B., B. S., SpringvUle, N. Y . . , 

Gamer, E. F., M. E,, Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y. 

Matthews, J. M., B. S., 20 W. Preston St, Baltimore, Md. 

Mayo, R. W. B., A.B. (M. S. '04), Hyattsville, Md. •■ 

Peach, P. L., M. E., Case School Applied Science, Cleveland, Ohio. 

Walls, E. P., B. S. (M. S. '05), Barclay, Md. * 

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CLASS OF '04. 

Anderson, J. A., M. E., Test Bureau, B. & O. R. R., Baltimore, Md. 

Burnside, H. W., A. B., Hyattsville, Md. 

Choate, R. P., M. E., Sewerage Commission, Baltimore, Md. 

Cruikshank, L. W-, M. E., 1711 North 18th Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Gray, J. P., B. S., Wilmington, Del. 

Mayo, E. C, M. E., Richmond, Va. 

Merryman, E. W., M. E., Charles Street Ext, Baltimore, Md. 

Mitchell, W. B., M. E., 1013 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, Md. 

MuUendore, T. B., A. B., 602 South 52nd Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Sasscer, E. R., B. S., Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C. 

Shaw, S. B., B. S., Raleigh, N. C. 

StoU, E. W., M. E., Philippine Constabulary, Iloilo, P. I. 

Wentworth, G. L., M. E., N. Y. C. R. R., 335 Madison Ave., New York. 

CLASS OF '05. 

Byron, W. H., B. S., Williamsport, Md. ' 

Digges, E. D., B. S., Maryland Geological Surv^, Baltimore, Md. 

Duckett, F. M., Jr., B. S., HyattsvUle, Md. 

Hayman, E. T., B. S., Stockton, Md. 

Krentzlin, J. J. A., B. S., U. S. S. Monongahela, Bagley, Cuba. 

Mackall, J. N., B. S., Maryland Geological Survey, Baltimore, Md. 

Nicholls, R. D., B. S., Germantown, Md. 

Parker, A. A., B. S., College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore, Md. 

Smith, W. T., B. S., Ridgely, Md. 

Snavely, B. H., B. S., Industrial Works, Bay City, Mich. 

Somerville, J. W. P., B. S., Hyattsville, Md. 

Sturgis, G., B. A. (M. A. '07), Charlotte Hall, Md. 

White, W., B. S., 1215 F Street, Washington, D. C. • t 

♦Deceased. 



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- CLASS OP '06. 

passett, li. E., B. S., Oakland, Md. 

Caul, H. J., B. S., Vega Alta, Puerto Rico. 

Dixon, R. H., Jr., B. S., Maryland Geological Survey, Baltimore, Md. 

Graham, J. J. T., B. S., Chestertown, Md. 

Mayer, G. M., B. S., Ambridge, Pa. 

McNutt, A. M., B. S., Collingswood, N. J. 

Mitchell, J. W., B. S., Brookline, Mass. 

Ridgway, C. S., B. S., University of Maine, Orono, Me. 

Showell, J. L., B. S., Berlin, Md. 

Thomas, S. P., B. S., Ednor, Md. 

Waters, F. R. B., B. S., 1331 G Street, Washington, D. C. 

Zerkel, L. F., B.A., (M. A. '07), Luray, Va. 

CLASS OF '07. 

Adams, M. H., B. S., Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y. 

Bowland, W. A. N., B. S., Fort Worth, Texas. 

Gapestany, B. L., B. S., Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. 

Firor, G. W., B, S., College Park, Md. 

Harper, C. H., B. S., East Lansing, Mich. 

Hatton, H. S., B. S., Piscataway, Md. ' * 

Halloway, E. S., B. S., Rosaryville, Md. 

Hudson, M. A., B. S., Stockton, Md. 

Lhmell, F. E., B. S., Washington, D. C. 

Mahoney, W. T., A. B., Frederick, Md. 

Mudd, J. P., B. S., Savage, Md. 

Owings, H. H., B. S., Simpsonville, Md. 

Vocke, S. T., B. S., 2648 Maryland Avenue, Baltimore, Md. 

WiUiar, H. D., B. S., Catonsville, Md. 



INDEX. 



Page. 

Agricultural Course 61 

Agriculture, Department of... 17 
Aericulture, Four-Tear CJourse 

17, 63, 64, 65 

Agriculture, Ten-Week Course. 17, 67 
Aericulture, Two-Year Course 

17, 62, 66 

Agronomy, Courses 18 

Alumni 97, 111 

Animal Husbandry, Courses.. 21 

Articles to be Provided M 

Assistants 5 

Athletics 56, 93 

Board of Trustees 2-3 

Botanical Department 24 

Buildings 12 

Calendar 7 

Candidates for Degrees. .99, 100, 101 

Chemical D^artment 27 

Chemical Course 68, 69 

Civics 39 

Civil Engineering Department. 32 

Civil Engineering Course 68, 70 

Committees 3,6 

Courses of Study 61 

Degrees 85,86,87,88 

Departments 15 

Discipline 53 

Drawing 32 

Economics 39 

Electrical Engineering Course. 71, 72 

Elocution 49 

Endowment 9 

Engineering 32,48 

English and Civics Department 36 

Englishi Courses 37 

Entomological Department.... 89 

Equipment and Work 19 

Examinations 85 

Expenses of Students 93,94 

Experiment Station 10 

Faculty 4 

Farmers' Courses 67 

Fees 93 

Forestry 45 

French 47 

General Aim and Purpose.... 13 

General Information 84 

General Science Course 71, 73 

Geology 21 

German 46 

Graduation 85 

Historical Sketch 9 

History Courses 38 

Horticultural Department 41 



Page. 

Horticultural Course 74, 75, 76 

Languages, Department of . . . . 45 

Latin 46 

Library 59,60 

Literary Societies 96 

Location and Description 11 

Logic 38 

Mathematics, Department of . . 47 

Matriculation 84, 90 

Mechanical Engineering Course 77, 78 
Mechanical Engineering De- 
partment 48 

Medals Awarded 101, 102 

Microscopy 58 

Military Organization 103 

Military Department 53 

Officers and Faculty 4-6 

Oratory, Department of. 55 

Oratorical Association 97 

Organizations 95, 96, 97, 98 

Pathology, Plant 24 

Payments 93 

Physical Culture 56, 57 

Physics, Department of 35 

Physiology 59 

Pledges 91 

Preparatory Work 57, 58 

Presidents of College 110 

Promotions 54, 85 

Psychology 38 

Public Speaking 55 

Regulations 90 

Religious Opportunities 90 

Requirements for Admission.. 84 

Reports 85 

Reveille 97 

Roster of Students 

105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110 

Rules 92 

Sanitarium 12 

Sanitary Advantages 12 

Scholarships 88, 89 

Student Opportunities 90 

Student Organizations . .95, 96, 97, 98 

Surveying 33 

Synopsis of Courses.79,80,81, 82,83 

Ten-Week Course 67 

Theses 7,85 

Two-Year Courses 66, 76 

Uniform 55,94 

Vegetable Pathology 24 

Veterinary Science Department 58, 59 

jl • jVL* Kjt A. ••■•••••••••••••••• <79 

Zoology 39 



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