Mo.) Washington University (Saint Louis.

A catalogue of the officers and students of Washington University, for the academic year .. online

. (page 43 of 70)
Online LibraryMo.) Washington University (Saint LouisA catalogue of the officers and students of Washington University, for the academic year .. → online text (page 43 of 70)
Font size
QR-code for this ebook

Moses, Edith Winifred 5710 Clemens av.

Nipher, Mary Eugenia 3021 Dickson st.

Pike, Lillian 3877 Windsor pi.

Digitized by VjOOQ IC ^_



Reber, Maiy Granger 4046 W. Belle pi.

Rosenberg, Blanche 5021 McPherson av.

Rosenberg, Helen r>021 McPherson av.

Kunyan, Eloise 302H Sheridan av.

Saraish, Clemenve Judith 4242 Llndell boul.

Schwal), Helen Hannah, A. B., ISiK) . . 4893 Westminster pi.

Sum, Henry Francis 4942 Laclede av.

Thai, .Vdele Dorothy 4184 W. Morgan st.

Tiffany, (Jeorge Shepley, A. H., Har^^,

1899 72 Vandeventer pi.

Wallace, Mary Leighton 4083 Westminster pi.

Warren, William Homer, A. M., Ph. I).,

Harv 3719 Olive st.

Wright, Archie Tyus ..:.... 3804 W. Pine boul.

Total. 4t;.



Webber, Herbert J.,

B. S., Univ. of Neb., 1889.

A. M., Univ. of Neb., 1890. Botany . Washington, D. C.


Adams, Grace,

A. B., Wash. Univ., 1898 . History .... St. Louis.
Gilbert, Helen,

A. B., Wash. Univ., 1897 . History .... St. Louis.
Hospes, Cecilia T^izzette,

A. B., Wash. Univ., 1890 . German . . . .St. Louis-
.laclcson, Edward Fisher,

A. B., Wash. Univ., 1881.

E. M., Wasli. Univ., 1883 . Latin St. Louis.

Pirscher, Charles Frederick,

A. B., Wash. Univ., 189« . German .... St. Louis.
Wittier, William Stephen,

A. B., Wash. Univ., 1898 . History .... St. Louis.

Digitized by VjOOQ IC



Laiipjsdorf, Alexander Suss,

B. S., Wash. Univ.. 18!)8 . Klec. and Mat(. . . St. Louis.
Selby, Au^u.stine Dawson,

B. S.,01iio State l-niv., 1893 Botany . . . . St. Louis.

Total, 9.

Seniors 25

Juniors ... 2S

Sophomores 2.'>

Freshmen 39


(Candidates for degrees not classitied 10

Special Students .... 4(;

Candidates for .Advanced Dej^rees 9

Total 182

Digitized by VjOOQIC



Professor Waterhouse. Three times a week.

1. Herodotus (selections).

2. Homer (selections). Isocrates: The Panegyric.

8. Demosthenes on tiie Crown; Thucydides (selections).
4. Selections from the Tragedians.
.5. Selections from the Tragedians.

6. Plato (selections).

Proji'snor Jur.kson. Three times a week.

1. Livy: Second Punic War. Books XXI-XXX.

2. Horace: Odes and Epodes; Satires and Epistles (selections).
8. Cicero: Philosophical Works (selections): I/etters.

4. Plautus, Terence, Juvenal (selections).

5. Tacitus: Annals and Histories (selections).

fi. Suetonius; Seneca; Moral Essays; Quintilian.

7. Seneca: Tragedies; Martial: Epigrams; Lucretius.

8. Pliny: Letters; Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius (selections;.


Professor Dixon.

1 . The elementary laws of all writing. Canons of correct usage
in language. The function of grammars and dictionaries.
Analysis of sentences. English idioms — auxiliary verbs,
conditional sentences, relative pronouns, etc. Literary
forms — the paragraph, article, essay. The rules of
letter- writing. Exercises in composition and analysis.
Three timps a week.

Digitized by LjOOQ IC


2. Modern Knglish prose^ especially in the departments of narra-

tive and exposition. Framing of synopses and abstracts.
Exercises in journalistic paragraphs. Three times a week.

3. English prose from Sidney and Dry den to .Uiiold, Newman

and Lowell. lectures on the development of English
prose. Three times a week,

4. Modem poetry; Keats, Tennyson, Browning. Sonnet litera-

ture. Ticice a week.
Tlie laws of versification, with exercises. Otie hour a week.

5. Oratory as a branch of literature. The composition of an

oration. Study of Bacon's essays. Twice a week.
Rise and growth of the English novel. Exercises in story-
writing. History of journalism and tlie essay. Once a week.
«. Shakespeare; his life and literary career; the quartos and
folios. English and German editors and commentators;
textual criticism. Critical reading of one play (IHiliJ, The
Wint^^s Tale). Exercises in analyzing tlie structure of
the play, and tlie development and interaction of the
characters. Three times a week.

7. Spenser, Milton (1899, Comus), Pope, Wordswortli. Twice a

Old English grammar and composition. I^ectures on phi-
lology. (hice a week.

8. Dialect literature. Ballad literature. Chaucer and Burns.

Twice a week.
Seventeenth century prose. Once a week.


Professor Heller. Three times a week.

1-2. Elementary Courses. Accidence; Translation from Ger-
man into English and from English into German ; German
Conversation. Reading: ZscAoAAv, derzerbrochene Krug;
Fischer, die wandelnde Glocke; Leandery Triiumereien;
Storm, Immense.
Prescribed for Freshmen who did not present German for

Digitized by VjOOQ IC


3-4. German Syntax; Prose Composition. Joynes-Meistmer;
V. JagemanUj Syntax and Composition; German Conver-
sation; Reading: Stifter, das Heidedorf; Freytag, der
Rittmeister von Alt-Rosen; Mayer, Gustav Adolf s Page,
and a short comedy.

5-6. Composition continued; History of German Literature
from its beginning to the death of Goethe. Reading:
Lessing, Minna von Bamhelm; Goethe, Hermann u.
Dorothea^ Iphigenie auf Tauris; Schiller , das Lied von
der Glocke^ Wallenstein ; Home-Reading.

7-8. History of German Literature from 183^1897. Reading:
Works of Heine, Auerbach, Geibel, Scheffel, Freytagy
Schxiecking, Spielhagen, Ileyse, Wildenhruch, Baumbach,
Seidel, Keller, Introduction to Seminar- work.

9-10. Introduction to the history of German Language ( HW»e).
Middle-High German Grammar (Paul); Reading: Nibel-
vngenlied; Hartmann von Aue; Walther von der Vogehceide ;
Ulrich von Lichtenstein (in the original).

11-12. The poetical works of Goethe. One term devoted to the
study of Faust; one term devoted to the other metrical

13-14. History of German Literature. An outline course.
Courses 6-14 are conducted in Grerman. Courses 9-10 are
offered primarily to students of German parentage^ and are
the basis of a four years' graduate course. Courses 7-8
and 11-12 are given in alternate years. Courses 9-10 and
13-14 are given in alternate years. Students who elect
German 13 are advised to take History 5 at the same time.

Mr. Douay. Three times a week.

1 . Elementary course : Pronunciation^ elementary grammar^ easy

colloquial French.

2. Elements of syntax. Reading and translation of French prose.
A modem French comedy will be read as a part of Course 2.
Courses 1 and 2 are prescribed for Freshmen who did not

present French for admission.

Digitized by VjOOQ IC


3. Reading^ conversation^ dictation. Frencli syntax. TrauH-

latlon of Englisli into French.

4. lieading. Conversation. Study of Idioms. Elements of

French composition. Outside reading.
5-6. Brief account of the development of French literatui*e to

the XVII. century. French literature of the XVII.

century with illustrative readings. French essays on

literary subjects.
7-8. French literature of the XVIII. and XIX. centuries, with

illustrative readings. French essays.
N. B. — Courses 6-6, 7-8 are conducted In French. Recita-
tions and lectures.


Professor Dixon. Three times a week.

Province of Logic. Terms. Extension and intention; Logic
and language. Propositions and their conversion; the
predicable ; division and definition. The Syllogism; reg-
ular, irregular, and compound conditional arguments.
Fallacies and the best methods of treating them. Argu-
ment in orations and general literature.


Mr, Jloxif. Three times a week.

Elementary Psychology. A beginning course, using Hoffding's
(hUlines of Psychology as text-book, with collateral read-
ing in Jameses Psychology.

Mr. Hoxie. Three times a week.

1. Elementary Economics. A beginning course in theory,

prerequisite for all other courses, except Course 4.

2. Advanced Economics. A continuation of the study of theory,

prerequisite for Courses 8, 5, 6, 7 and 8.

Digitized by VjOOQIC


3. Practical Economics. A study of unsettled economic prob-

lems occupyinjj public attention.

4. Industrial History.

5. Money and Banking.

(i. Taxation, prerequisite for Course 7.

7. Financial History of the United States.

8. History of Political Kconomy.

ProfenHitr Snotr. Three times a week,

1. History of England from Henry VII. to the end of the Stuart


2. History of England; Modem Period.

a. History of France under the Bourbon Kings to the Revo-

4. The Bevolution and tlie Empire.

5. Mediaeval Germany ; The Holy Koman Empire to the Peace

of Westphalia.
a. KsL^tern Europe since the Fall of the Western Empire.

7. Constitutional History; C-onstitution of the United States;

Comparison of American and European Governments.

8. Elements of International Law, with Study of Treaties.

IlaJf ("nurse.
J). General European History; Keview and Philosophical Dis-
cussion. IlnJf Course.

Mr. Holmes Smith. Three times a week.

1. Ancient Art: Development of Architecture, Sculpture and

Decoration in Ancient Egypt, Chaldaea, Assyria, Persia,
(ircece, and Rome.

2. Mediaeval Art: Early (Christian Romanesque, and Gothic Art:

Architecture, Sculpture, and Decoration.
Students in these courses may tcith advantage take Drawing 1

Digitized by VjOOQ IC


Three times a week.

1. Higher Algebra. Professor Engler.

2. Plane and Spherical Trigonometry. Professor Engler.

3. Analytic (Teometry. Professor Engler.

4. DifiFereutial Calculus. Professor Engler.

5. Integral Calculus. Professor Woodirard.
«. Higher Plane Curves. Professor Engler.
7. Theor>' of Functions. Professor Engler.

Professor Woodtcard. Three tiroes a week.

1. Graphical Statics, Stress Diagrams for Frames, Trusses, and

Bridges analyzed and drawn to scale.

2. General Principles of Statics and Dynamics with illustrative


3. Rotation of liigid Bodies. Character and di8trii)ution of

Stress. Strength and Stiffness of Girders and Shafts.

4. Kinematics, Mechanism, including the general theory of

transmission of energy by Gearing, Liquids, Belt*, etc.,
with and without friction.

5. Deflection of beams and girders and tlie Torsion of Shafts.


1. Elementary Mechanics, including tlie Mechanics of Fluids.

7\po lectures or recitations and tiro hours of laboratory
work a %reek.

Professor Nipher and Mr. Langsdorf.

2. Heat. 7'tro lectures or recitations and two hours of laboratory

work a week.

Professor Nipher and Mr. Langsdorf

3. Optics. Tiro lectures or recitations and two hours of labor-

atory work a xceek.

Professor Nipher and Mr. Langsdorf

Digitized by VjOOQ IC


4. Electricity and Magnetism. Two lectures or reciUitiotis and
two hours of laboratory work a week.

Professor Nipher and Mr. Langsdorf.

6. Laboratory instruction in Electrical Measurements^ includ-
ing measurement of resistances^ E. M. F. of batteries,
the calibration of amperemeters and voltmeters, electro-
lytic measurements, magnetic determinations, heating
effect of currents, electrical determinations of Joule^s
equivalent. Six hours a week.

Professor Nipher.

6. Introduction to the mathematical theory of Electricity and

Magnetism, including the theory of Potential; capacity
of bodies; energy of electrical systems; electrometers
and electrostatic voltmeters, theory of magnetic measure-
ments, magnetic tields due to electric currents, electrical
induction, theory of d.>iiamos and electric motors, alter-
nating currents, tri-phased systems. Three hours a week.

Professor Nipher.

7. Dynamo-electric Machinery, including a discussion of the

theory of series, shunt and compound dynamos and
motors, conditions of efficiency of dynamos and motors,
conditions of economic operations, transformers and
transformer systems, electric lighting stations, electric
railways, power stations, and secondary batteries. Three
lectures a W(>ek. Professor Nipher.

8. Laboratory work in testing electrical machinery. Three hours

a wpek. Mr. Langsdorf.

9. Designing of electrical macliinery. Six hours a week.

Mr. Langsdtprf.

10. Electrical Transmission of Power and Light, and the study

of the designing of machinery for specific output and
• economy. Three hours a week of lectures and two hours
of laboratory work. Mr. Langsdorf.

11-12. Designing of Electrical Machinery. Six hours a week.

Mr. Langsdorf.
13-14. Laboratory Work. Six hours a week. Mr. Langsdorf.

Digitized by VjOOQ IC



1-2. General Descriptive Chemistry. Lectures and laborator>'
work upon the preparation and properties of the more
important elements and compounds. General laws and
principles of chemistry. Ttro lectures and two hours of
laboratory work a week.

Professor Keiser and Dr. Alleman.

3. Qualitative Analysis. Systematic methods of separating and

detecting the bases and acids. Laboratory work. Six
hours a week. Dr. Alleman.

4. Quantitative Analysis. Methods of gravimetric and vol-

umetric analysis. Laboratory work. Six hours a week.

Dr. Alleman.

5-6. Organic Chemistry. Lectures upon the chemistry of the
carbon compounds. Preparation^ properties and trans-
formations of typical compounds. Methods of determin-
ing chemical constitution ; relationships between classes
of compounds. General laws and theories. TTiree hours
a week. Professor Keiser.

7-8. Laboratory Work in Organic Chemistry. Preparation
and study of the transformations of typical compounds.
Six or ticelre hours a week. Professor Keiser.

9-10. Advanced Quantitative Analysis. Laboratory Work. Analy-
sis of commercial and industrial materials and products.
Sanitary examinations of foods, water, etc. Gas analysis.
Six or tirelve hours a week. Professor Keiser.

11. Laboratory work in Physical Metliods. Determination

of molecular weights by the freezing point and boiling
point methods, l^hree hours a week. Dr. Alleman.

12. Chemical Seminary. Advanced workers and Instructors

meet to report upon and discuss articles in current
chemical journals. Three hours a week.

Professor Keiser and Dr. Alleman.

13. Mineralogy. Crystallography and the determination of

minerals by means of the blowpipe. Three hours a
week. Dr. Alleman.

Digitized by VjOOQ IC


U. Descriptive mmeralog>\ Lectures aud laboratory work.
Three hours a %reek. Dr. Alleman.

1.'). Assayiu^. Fire assays of gold^ silver aud lead ores and
smelting product^s. Laboratory work. Six hhurn a ^rrek.

Dr. AUemau.

n;-17. Kesearch work in Theoretical or Applied Chemistry.
Investigation of some subject in pure or applied chem-
istry. Laboratory work and reading of original papers
and memoirs. Preparation of a thesis.

Professor Kriser.


Pnifesaor Trelense and hro Assistants. Three times a week.

1. P^lenientary Morphology and Organography, with refer-

ence to Ecology and Systematic Botany. lectures and

2. Elementary Anatomy aud Phanerogamic Botany. Lab-

oratory work.

8. Synoptical Study of the Cryptogams. Laboratory work.

4. A sj>ecial study of some group of Cryptogams.

."). Methods of Veiietable Histology. I^aboratory work.

<». Histology aud Morphology of the Higher Plants. lab-
oratory work.

7. A laboratory study of the minute anatomy of the lower

s. Technical Microscopy of Timl)ers. Laboratory work. 7V«

i». Economic Botany. Lectures and laboratory demonstrations.

H) 11. Api)lic(l Mycology. Laboratory work,

V2 i;J. (rarden Bi)tany. Laboratory study of cultivated plants,

at the Botanical (iarden.
U-l.">. Vegetable Physiology. Laboratory work
k; 17. Bacterioloirical Technique. Laboratory work.

It is intended that course \ shall always l)e followed by course
2, tiie two being pre|)aratory to other electives. For the
present, unless special reason to the contrary exists, courses 1

Digitized by VjOOQ IC

corasKS ok insteiction. 41

and 2 only will be given each year, the remaining electives
being oflfered tlie alternate years, as follows: —

For 1899-19(iO.

First term, courses 1, 5, 8, 10 and 16.
Second term, courses 2, 0, 7 and 11.
For 1900-1901.

First term, courses 1,8, 12, 14 and U>.
Second term, courses 2, 4, 9. 13, 1.') and 17.
Students who have taken courses 1 and 2, or have had their
equivalent elsewhere, are admitted to any of the other element-
ary electives which can Ik? taken without conflict with other
university work; but students wlio desire to equip tliemselves as
l)otanlst8 are advised to take the electives as nearly as possible
in the order in which they are offered, and on the completion of
the elective courses should expect to devote not less than ten
hours a week through an entire year to some piece of researcli
work, selected under the advice of the Professor of Botany.

Special post-graduate study or investigation is planned to meet
the needs of students, so far as the facilities of the School of
Botany and the Botanical Garden permit.

Mr. liot^rer.

1. Descrii)tive Astronomy. Lectures and recitations, with

occasional work at the Observator>'. Three times a \reek.

2. Practical Astronomy. Applications of Astronomy in deter-

mination of Time, Latitude, Longitude and Azimuth.
Txpi) honrs reeilationy Uro hours ohserrutorn irork a week.
Special Trigonometry will be required for entrance to
either of these courses.

Adju net- Professor Ifmnharh. Three times a week.
1-2. Lectures and laboratory demonstrations.

Digitized by VjOOQIC



Adjunct-Professor Hambach. Three times a week.

1. General Course.

2-3. Elementary and Systematic Geology.

4-6. Palaeontology.

6. Petrocraphv.

^ ' ' DRAWING.

Mr. Smith.

1. Freehand Drawing in outline of groups of objects^ both from

the objects themselves and from memory. The accurate
observation of form and its correct expression. The
study of proportions and the laws of perspective Involved
in freehand drawing from objects.
Freehand Drawing and Shading from objects with pencil^
pen and ink^ and brush. The study of light and shade ast
a means of expressing form on a flat surface. The
methods of suggesting in sketches the character of
different materials. Six hours a week.

2. Practical Freehand I<.ettering for use on plates and working

Geometrical Drawing. Those problems in construction that
are needed in tlie study of descriptive geometry, machine
design, etc. Six hours a trpek.

3. Machine Drawing. Tlie making of working drawings from

actual measurement of machines and parts of machines.
The making of tracings and blue prints.
Isometric Drawing from actual measurement or from sketches.

In this work the dm wings are line shaded.
Tlie essentials of Linear Perspective, with problems. Six
hours a %ce,e.k.

Professor Fntjlfr. Three times a week.

1. General problems of points, lines and planes; single-curved,

double-cur>'ed and warped surfaces.

2. Tangency, intersections, shades and shadows, linear per-


Digitized by VjOOQ IC



1. Carpentry. Three hours a week. Mr. Swafford.

2. Patteni-Making and Moulding. Three hours a week.

Mr. Bast.

3. Forging. Six hours a week. Mr. Jones.

4. Machine Sliop Work. Six hours a week. Mr. McFarlane.


Professor Van Omum.

1. ElementH of Surveying. Tlie use and adjustment of all the

ordinary surveying instruments; simple land surveying
and leveling. T%eo recitations a week with field practice
Saturday afternoon.

2. Toposjraphical, Mining and Hydrographic Surveying. Topo-

graphical surveying by the transit and stadia method and
also by the plane table; problems in linear surveys^
in laying out simple and compound curves and turn-
outs, the passing of obstrucUons, adjustment of curves,
etc., in railroad surveying. Two recitations a week xoith
field practice Saturday afternoon.
3-4. Surveying in the Field. Three weeks devoted continuously
to field practice. This practice includes the topographical
survey of a considerable tract of ground with an irregu-
lar surface, for the pun^ose of mapping it with five-foot
contours, this survey being based on a system of tri-
angulatiou and levels which forms a part of the work
of the survey. A hydrograpliic survey, with locations
by one of the most approved methods, is made, and a
railroad line is also located from a contour map which is
made in the field, and the earth-work upon it computed.
Determinations are also made by the students for latitude,
time and azimutli, and various other special problems are

♦The instruction in this subject is given in the shops and by the in-
structors of the Manual Training School.

Digitized by VjOOQ IC


worked out practically. For this work the class goes to
a suitable point at a distance from the city the Monday
before the beginning of the year. A map of this survey
is drawn after return from the field.

5. Higher Surveying. C^itV; railroad and geodetic surveying,
with the principles of the construction of maps and the
principles governing the economic locations of railways.
Three rerUfttiona a ireek.

(i. Drawing. To accomi)any Courses 3 and 5. Sijr hours a week-.

7. Stereotomy. Application of Descriptive Georaetrj- to stone
cutting, including groined^, cloistered and skew arches.
Three hours a wt'ek. Professor Engler.

H. Tlie analysis of Stresses in Framed Structures. Analytical
and graphical determinations of stresses in various styles
of roof trusses, and of highway and railway bridges for
distributed and concentrated, fixed and moving loads.
Three hnum d fet'k.

S). Structural Drawing. To accompany Course 8. 6Vr hours

a irvck.

10. Tlie Designing of Framed Structures. The analysis of sus-

pension, draw and arch bridges, and an analytical study
of tlie j)rinciples involved in llie designing of the general
and detail portions of tlie more common styles of bridges
and roofs. Three hfftirs a feek.

11. Structural Design. To accompany C'ourse 10, and Involving

complete details. SU htntrs a week.

12. Kngineoring Materials. .V review of the principles of

mechanics relating especially to the strength of materials,
both inside and ])eyond their elastic limits, together with
the description of methods of testing the strength of
materials and a discussion of the essential properties of
the more common materials of engineering construction.
Thrte hours a ireek.

13. Testing Laboratory Practice. Experimental tests made by

the stutlent on the strength of various kinds of engineer-
ing materials. *s'?.r hours a irrek^

Digitized by VjOOQ IC


14. Testing Laboratory Practice. Experimental tests made by

the student on the strength of various kinds of engineer-
ing materials. For students in mechanical and electrical
engineering. Three hours a week.

15. Masonry Structures, Tunneling and Explosives. Building

foundations, retaining walls, dams, arches, chimneys,
bridge piers, etc., together with the study of the materials
involved. Methods of tunneling through different mate-
rials. The nature and use of explosives. Three hours a ireek.
l(>. Sanitary Engineering and Irrigation. The collection, stor-
age, pumping, settling, filtering and distribution of
potable waters, as modified by various conditions of sup-
. ply and 8er\'ice. The practical designing of systems of
sewerage and drainage. Methods of sewage-disposal.
Modem irrigation methods, including the elements of a
complete irrigation plan. 2'hree htmrs a week,

17. Engineering Design. Supplementary to courses 10, 12, 15

and U\. Sfj" hours n xceek.

18. Specifications and Projects.

(a.) The law of contracts as applied to engineering work,
together with typical forms of specifications.
One hour a week.

(b.) Consideration in detail of a designated engineering
project by the student, with his completed plan
adequately described and its scientific and economic
advantages presented. Two hours a week.

19. Graduation Thesis. An extended study or design, involving

original Investigation or experiment.


Professor Kin en ly .

1. Kinematics of Machinery. The principles of mechanism,

Online LibraryMo.) Washington University (Saint LouisA catalogue of the officers and students of Washington University, for the academic year .. → online text (page 43 of 70)