College Park, Maryland
College Park, Maryland
BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
His Excellency, AUSTIN LANE CROTHERS, President.
HON. JOSHUA W. HERING,
Comptroller of the Treasury.
HON. ISAAC LOBE STRAUS,
HON. MURRAY VANDIVER,
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
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.
Messrs. GOLDSBOROUGH, MERRYMAN, EVANS, MUNROE and WALSH.
♦Died February 11, 1908. jk
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.
JOSEPH R. OWENS, M. D.,
Registrar and Treasurer.
•W. O. EVERSFIELD, M. D.,
tHARRY NALLEY, M. D.,
MISS M. L. SPENCE,
MRS. L. K. FITZHUGH,
•Died January 20, 1908.
tAppoInted February 20, 1908.
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.
COMMITTEE ON AMUSEMENTS: Messrs. Symons (Chairman), Morgan, Crisp,
Porter. Michael, Creese.
COMMITTEE ON ATHLETICS: Messrs. Richardson (Chairman), Harrison-,
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,
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,
COMMITTEE ON SANITATION: DOCTORS Nalley (Chairman), McDonnell,
STUDENT PUBLICATIONS: Messrs. Bomberger (Chairman), Norton.
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.
Tuesday, September 15th, and Wednesday, September 16th — Entrance Ex-
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
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-
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.
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
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-
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
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-
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
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
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
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-
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-
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.
DEPARTMENTS OF THE COLLEGE.
Botany and Vegetable Pathology.
Electrical Engineering and Physics.
English and Civics.
Entomology and Zoology.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
IV. Plant Production. This course is intended for those
students only who are specializing in agronomy. It consists of field
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
Senior Year, First Term; 3 theoretical and 4 practical periods
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
VI. Farm Machinery. Lectures and practical work.
Senior Year, Third Term ; 2 theoretical and 4 practical periods
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
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.
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.
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
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-
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.
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
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-
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-
DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY AND VEGETABLE
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.
Bergen and Davis' "Principles of Botany" is the principal text-
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
The text-book is Remsen's "Introduction to the Study of
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-
Junor Year, First Term ; i lecture and 12 practical periods per
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
XVI. Research. This will occupy nearly all the student's
time in the laboratory. The results will be embodied in the gradu-
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
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-
DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL
ENGINEERING AND PHYSICS.
THOMAS HARDY TALIAFERRO, PROFESSOR.
' MYRON CREESE, INSTRUCTOR.
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-
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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-
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
Text used : Walker's "Political Economy."
Senior Year, First and Second Terms; 3 and 4 periods per
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
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
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.
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
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
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-
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
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.
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
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
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-
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
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
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.
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.
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-
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
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
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.
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
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.
L Grammar and Conversation. Text-book: Otis' "Elemen-
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.
III. Translation of Scientific German. Selected readings
from various texts and periodicals.
Senior Year, three terms; 4 periods per week.
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-
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.
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
Freshman Year, Third Term, Sophomore Year, First Term ; 5
periods per week. <
IV. Trigonometry. Text-book: Wentworth's "Plane Trigo-
Sophomore Year, Second Term ; 5 periods per week.
V. Solid Geometry. Text-book: Wentworth's Solid Ge-
Sophomore Year, Third Term ; 5 periods per week.
VI. Analytical Geometry. Text-book : Wentworth's "Ana-
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
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-
Instruction is given by means of lectures and recitations, ac-
companied by a large amount of practice in the drafting rooms and
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
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
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
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
The drafting rooms are well equipped for practical work, beino
well lighted and of ample size.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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,
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.
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
possibility of his working off conditions during the summer cannot
be considered, this being a very uncertain factor.
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.
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
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
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.
I. Arithmetic Wentworth's "Grammar School Arithmetic,'*
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.
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.
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
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-
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
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
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
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.
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-
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
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
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-
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
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.
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
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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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.
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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
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
preceding courses (Agricultural, Horticultural and General Science)
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-
iems in machine design are worked out, so far as time allows, in the
ictual construction of the parts designed. The practical work of
^his course is most thorough. The student is familiarized from the
irst with the use of tools and implements used in wood and iron
rork. He is given daily practice in the shops, and is encouraged
develop whatever inventive talent he may have. Results have
lown that students completing this course have no difficulty in
[securing employment immediately upon graduation in the field of
mechanics or mechanical engineering.
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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
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. .
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
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.
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.
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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
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-
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
theses must be approved by the President of the College, the Pro-
fessor of English and Civics and the Professor of Languages of
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,
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
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.
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
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
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS.
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: .
"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
"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-
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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-
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
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
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
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
14. No student may take work in more than one class during any
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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
Scholarship Students. — ^Board, heat, light and room, $30.00
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.
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.
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
Coaching for backward students will be provided by the Presi-
dent upon application.
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.
1 pair blankets (for single bed).
2 pairs sheets (for single bed).
4 pillow cases.
2 white dimity bedspreads (three quarters size).
I chair (uniform).
1 mattress (uniform).
The room-mates together purchase the following articles:
2 table cloths (uniform).
2 clothes bags (uniform).
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Treasurer, W. A. S. Somerville.
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-
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.
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
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
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.
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-
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."
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
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
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
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.
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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.
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.
Sergeant-Ma j or, C. F. Mayer.
Quartermaster-Sergeant, L. O. Jarrell.
Color Sergeant, P. E. Dupuy.
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.
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.
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.
ROSTER OF MATRICULATES.
FlEOE, G. W.
Waixs, E. p.
Beckeb, G. G.
Beice, N. E.
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.
Allison, J. M. F.
Btjeeoughs, p. E.
COEY, E. N.
COSTEE, H. M.
Dbyden, F. H. Je.
Dtjpuy p. E,
Gilbeet, L. E.
GoBStTCH, J. S.
District of Colurnbia
District of Columhia
District of Colunibia
Gbhtin, J, P.
Haslttf, J. E.
Hathaway, L. J.
Hollow AY, J. Q. A.
Jabbell, L. O.
jabbell, t. d.
KOENIG, M. JB.
Maslin, W. R.
Mayeb, C. F.
Spauldinq, B, D.
Tauszky, C. E.
TtlBNEB, A, C.
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.
Maxwell F. J.
MuNSON, W. C. D.
osboubne, w. e.
Pbice, E. H.
Roe, L. M.
Saundebs, W. S.
Stableb, S. S.
Stanton, T. R.
Steffens, H. L.
Havre de Grace
District of Columhia
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
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,
Devilbiss, H, R.
Duckett, a. B.
Fields, J. F.
Glass, D. W.
Jump, W. G.
KiNGHOBNE, J. W.
Lankfobd, G. a.
Little P. R.
Ltjnn, C. B.
MOBLEY, S. C.
MuDD, B. A.
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.
Havre de Grace
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
Stiexeb, J. R.
Thomas, R. D.
Thomson, H. C.
TiMANUS, B. R.
ToLSON R. L.
TOWEES. I. L.
twaddeix, c. e.
Waltebs, W. H.
White, F. M.
White, W. H.
District of Columlk
Choate, M. E.
Golden, C. J.
Siqleb, C. W.
Smith, 1. A.
Caeaza, C. M.
Langdon, H. B.
San Romano, C.
District of Columbia
Bell, G. M.
boecknee, e. s.
Calhoun, R. C.
Dennis, S. C.
Embich, p. L.
Evans, B. H.
Johnson, C. W.
Klingleb, G. p.
Lyon, T. A.
mobbis, j, c.
Nydeggeb, W. E.
O'Neill, H. H.
Posey, G. B.
Robinson, S. L.
Roth, I. H.
Scheewe, W. R.
Seibold, G. C.
Shipley, S. G.
Smith, R. R.
Spangleb, G. M.
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
STANTON, A. 0.
TWIGG, H. L-
^nxis, H. D.
District of Columhia
New York *
SPECIAL STUDENTS— JUNIOR AND SENIOR WORK.
OSWAID, B. I.
RUITNEB, R. H.
SPECIAL STUDENTS TAKING PARTIAL COURSE.
Lowe, R. L. Baltimore Baltimore City
SPECIAL STUDENTS TAKING ELEMENTARY WORK.
Aebango, a, A-
Castro, P. L.
Tanguis, L. •
TEN-WEEKS WINTER COURSE.
Bakee, C. H.
Mt. Lake Park
COFFMAN, J. D.
COIXIEE, C. S.
Dalton, J. C.
DiCKAED, J. C.
Ellis, W. A.
Jacobs, A. W,
Havre de Grace
Beeghlt, A. 0'.
Babnitm, B. 6.
Bbown, C. C.
Gabboll, W. C.
Cabpentkb, 0. M.
English, J. D.
Geaham, H. W.
Habdt, J. T.
Hebe, r. e.
Ji^N, C. E.
Kbumbine, H. S.
MacMiixai7, a. M.
MABiiOW, R. E.
MUBDOCK, W. A.
Pbt, T. J.
Wai,keb, W. I.
Wabthen, G. F.
WOODWABD, C. H.
YlNQMNQ, F. 6.
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
LIST OF PRESIDENTS AT THE MARYLAND
Prof. Benjamin Hallowell,
Rev. J. W. Scott
Prof. Henry Onderdonk
Prof. N. B. Wortliington
Prof. C. L. C. Minor
Admiral Franklin Buchanan
Prof. Samuel Regester
Gen. Samuel Jones
Capt W. H, Parker
Grcn. Augustus Smith
Allen Dodge, Esq., Pro Tern.
Major Henry E. Alvord
R. W. Silvester, LL. D.
LIST OF GRADUATES W^ITH DEGREES AND
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.
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.
•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.
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.
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.
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.
CLASS OF '02.
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.
■ ■ «
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. *
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
- 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.
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
Athletics 56, 93
Board of Trustees 2-3
Botanical Department 24
Candidates for Degrees. .99, 100, 101
Chemical D^artment 27
Chemical Course 68, 69
Civil Engineering Department. 32
Civil Engineering Course 68, 70
Courses of Study 61
Electrical Engineering Course. 71, 72
English and Civics Department 36
Englishi Courses 37
Entomological Department.... 89
Equipment and Work 19
Expenses of Students 93,94
Experiment Station 10
Farmers' Courses 67
General Aim and Purpose.... 13
General Information 84
General Science Course 71, 73
Historical Sketch 9
History Courses 38
Horticultural Department 41
Horticultural Course 74, 75, 76
Languages, Department of . . . . 45
Literary Societies 96
Location and Description 11
Mathematics, Department of . . 47
Matriculation 84, 90
Mechanical Engineering Course 77, 78
Mechanical Engineering De-
Medals Awarded 101, 102
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
Physical Culture 56, 57
Physics, Department of 35
Preparatory Work 57, 58
Presidents of College 110
Promotions 54, 85
Public Speaking 55
Religious Opportunities 90
Requirements for Admission.. 84
Roster of Students
105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110
Sanitary Advantages 12
Scholarships 88, 89
Student Opportunities 90
Student Organizations . .95, 96, 97, 98
Synopsis of Courses.79,80,81, 82,83
Ten-Week Course 67
Two-Year Courses 66, 76
Vegetable Pathology 24
Veterinary Science Department 58, 59
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