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COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

ANNUAL CATALOG

1927-1928




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CATALOG OF THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

OF

American University

A Record of the Academic Year 1927-1928
with Announcements for the Year 1928-1929




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The American University Bulletin is published monthly by American University.

Entered as second-class matter March 23, 1926, at the Post OfiBce

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College Calendar 5

Board of Trustees 7

Administrative Officers 11

Faculty 13

Addresses, Concerts, Entertainments, Etc 17

Ideals and Standards 20

Location 22

Washington as an Educational Center 22

History of the University 25

Grounds and Buildings 26

Libraries and Laboratories 27

Supply Store and Post Office 29

Rooms and Board < 30

Requirements for Admission 32

Requirements for Graduation 37

Fees and Expenses 41

Scholarships, Loan Funds, and Student Employment 44

Prizes and Honors 47

General Regulations 48

Student Activities 56

Special Programs of Study 61

Courses of Instruction 63

Art 63

Astronomy .._ 65

Biology 66

Chemistry 68

Classical Languages and Literatures 69

Economics and Business Administration 72

Education and Psychology 75

English 78

French 82

German 84

History 85

Mathematics 89

Music 90

Philosophy 91

Physical Education 92

Physics 93

Political Science 94

Religion 95

Spanish 98

Speech 99

Registration by Courses, 1927-28 100

List of Students, 1927-28 104

Honors and Prizes, 1925-28 Ill

The School of the Political Sciences 113

The Graduate School 114

Degree Conferred in June, 1927 117

Index



192a


1929


J!ANX7A.RY


JULY


JANUARY


JULY


S ■ T W T F S


1 «« Y W T ^ i
12 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18192021
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31


& ■ r w T F s


8 II T W T F 5
.. 12 3 4 5 8
7 8 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 30
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31


12 3 4 5 6 7

8 9 10 11 12 13 14

15 16 17 18 19 20 21

22 23 24 25 26 27 28

29 30 31


.... 12 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 .. ..










FEBRUARY


AUGUST


FEBRUARY


AUGUST


S U T W T F S


S H T W T F 8

1 2 3 4

5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 2122 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31 ..


^ M r W T F s


S M T W T F S

12 3

4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 2122 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31


12 3 4

5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29


1 2


3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 ....


MARCH


SBPTBMBBR


MARCH


SEPTEMBER


S M T W T F S


S M T W T F S


S U T W T F S
1 2


S M T W T F S


1 2 3

4 5 6 7 8 910

11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31


1


12 3 4 5 6 7

8 9 10 11 12 13 14

15 1617 18 192021

22 23 24 25 26 27 28

29 30


2 3 4 5 6 7 8

9 10 11 12 13 14 15

16 17 18 19 20 21 22

23 24 25 26 27 28 29

30


3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31




APRIL


OCTOBBR


APRIL


OCTOBER


S M T W T F S


S U T W T F 6


S M T W T F S

.. 12 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30


S AS T W T F S


12 3 4 5 6 7

8 91011 12 1314

15 16 17 18 19 20 21

22 23 24 25 25 27 28

29 30


.12 3 4 5 6

7 8 9 10 11 12 13

14 15 16 17 18 19 20

2122 23 24 25 26 27

28 29 30 31


.... 12 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 1011 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 ....




MAY


NOVEMBER


MAY


NOVEMBER


S M T W T F S

.... 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 ....


S M T W T F S


S M T W T F 8


S M T W T F S


1 2 3

4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 ..


12 3 4

5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31 ..


1 2


3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1011 12 13 141516
17 18 19 20 2122 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30


JUNE


DECEMBER


JUNE


DECEMBER


S M T W T F S


S M T W T F S


S M T W T F S


S M T W T F 8


1


1


12 3 4 5 6 7

8 9 10 11 12 13 14

15 16 17 18 19 20 21

22 23 24 25 26 37 21

29 30 31


3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30


2 3 4 5 6 7 8

9 10 11 12 13 14 15

1617 18 1920 21 22

23 24 25 26 27 28 29

30 31


2 3 4 5 6 7 8

9 10 11 12 13 14 15

16 17 18 19 20 2122

23 24 25 26 27 28 29

SO











1927




Sept.


19


Mon.


Sept.


20


Tues.


Sept.


21


Wed.


Sept.


21


Wed.


Sept.


21


Wed.


Sept.


22


Thurs,


Nov.


1


Tues.


Nov,


23


Wed.


Nov.


28


Mon.


Dec.


5


Mon.


Dec.


16


Fri.


1928




Jan.


3


Tues.


Jan.


16


Mon.


Jan.


21


Sat.


Jan.


28


Sat.


Jan.


30


Mon.


Jan.


31


Tues.


Feb.


22


Wed.


Mar.


26


Mon.


Apr.


5


Thurs.


Apr.


10


Tues.


May


5


Sat.


May


26


Sat.


May


30


Wed.


June


1


Fri.


June


4


Mon.



1927-1928



Registration for first semester, 2 :00 p. m.
Registration for first semester.
Opening exercises, 10 :30 a. m.
Psychological examinations, 2 :00 p. m.
Special and deferred examinations.
Class work begins, 8:15 a. m.
First report of grades due.
Thanksgiving recess begins, 12 :20 p. m.
Class work resumed, 8:15 a. m.
Second report of grades due.
Christmas recess from 12 :20 p. m. to Tues.,
Jan. 3, 1928, 8:15 a. m.

Class work resumed, 8 :15 a. m.

First registration for second semester.

Semester examinations begin.

Semester examinations end.

Final registration for second semester.

Beginning of second semester, 8 :lo a. ra.

Washington's Birthday ; a holiday.

Mid-semester grades due.

Easter recess from 12 :20 p. m. to Tues.,

Apr. 10, 8 :15 a. m.
Class work resumed, 8 :15 a. m.
Special and deferred examinations, 9 :00

a. m.
Semester examinations b^in.
Memorial Day.
Semester examinations end.
Commencement Day.



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1928


Sept.


17 Mon.


Sept.


18 Tues.


Sept.


19 Wed.


Sept.


19 Wed.


Sept.


20 Thurs.


Nov.


13 Tues.


Nov.


28 Wed.


Dec.


3 Mon.


Dec.


20 Thurs.


1929


Jan.


3 Thurs.


Jan.


14 Mon.


Jan.


19 Sat.


Jan.


26 Sat.


Jan.


28 Mon.


Jan.


29 Tues.


Feb.


22 Fri.


Mar.


25 Mon.


Mar.


28 Thurs.


Apr.


2 Tues.


May


4 Sat.


May


25 Sat.


May


30 Thurs.


May


31 Fri.


June


3 Mon.


Sept.


17 Mon.


Sept.


18 Tues.


Sept.


19 Wed.


Sept.


19 Wed.


Sept.


20 Thurs.



1928-1929

Registration for first semester, 2 :00 p. m.
Registration for first semester.
Opening exercises, 10 :30 a. m.
Psychological and special examinations, 2 :00

p. m.
Class work begins, 8 :15 a. m.
Mid-semester grades due.
Thanksgiving recess begins, 12 :20 p. m.
Class work resumed, 8:15 a. m.
Christmas recess from 12 :20 p. m. to

Thurs., Jan. 3, 1929, 8 :15 a. m.

Class work resumed, 8 :15 a. m.

First registration for second semester.

Semester examinations begin.

Semester examinations end.

Final registration for second semester.

Beginning of second semester, 8:15 a. m.

Washington's Birthday ; a holiday.

Mid-semester grades due.

Easter recess from 12 :20 p. m. to Tues.,

Apr. 2, 8 :15 a. m.
Class work resumed, 8 :15 a. m.
Special and deferred examinations, 9 :00

a. m.
Semester examinations begin.
Memorial Day.
Semester examinations end.
Commencement Day.

1929-1930
Registration for first semester, 2 :00 p. m.
Registration for first semester.
Opening exercises, 10 :30 a. m.
Phychological and special examinations, 2 :00

p. m.
Class work begins, 8:15 a. m.



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Officers of the Boabd

President John C. Letts

First Vice President William Knowles Cooper

Second Vice President Merton E. Church

Treasurer William S. Corby

Secretary Daniel C. Roper

First Assistant Secretary Sara H. Dow

Second Assistant Secretary Ethel M. Martin

Historian Albert Osborn

Secretary Emeritus Charles W. Baldwin



Term Expires in June, 1931

Peter M. Anderson, 5508 Broad Branch Road, Washington, D. C.
Architect and Consulting Engineer

Arthur C. Christie, 4525 Cathedral Ave., Washington, D. C
Physician

Merton E. Church, Falls Church, Virginia
President, Falls Church Bank; Realtor

Lucius C. Clark, American University Campus, Washington, D. C.
Chancellor, American University

Mrs. Sarah B. Cochran, Dawson, Pennsylvania

Josephus Daniels, Raleigh, North Carolina
Editor, The Neivs and Observer

George W. Dixon, Chicago, Illinois
President, Dixon Transfer Company

William J. Faux, Packard Building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coal Merchant

William T. Galliher, Kenesaw Apartments, Washington, D. C.
Chairman of the Board, Federal- Atnerican National Bank

John C. Hamilton, Stoneleigh Courts, Washington, D. C.

Chancellor Emeritus, American University; Bishop, Methodist
Episcopal Church, Retired



AMERICAN UNIVERSITY



George H. Judd, 3411 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, D. C.
President, Judd and Detweiler, Inc., Printers

James C. Nicholson, Frostburg, Maryland

Clergyman, Pastor of Frostburg Methodist Episcopal Church

Clarence F. Norment, Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, D. C.
Chairman of the Board, National Bank of Washington

Samuel R. Van Sant, Leamington Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Banker; ex-Governor of Minnesota

Luther B. Wilson, 150 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York
Bishop, Methodist Episcopal Church

Term Expires in June, 1935

John L. Alcock, Box 994, Baltimore, Maryland
Lumber Dealer

Charles W. Baldwin, 226 LaFayette Avenue West, Baltimore,
Maryland
Clergyman, Retired

Clifford K. Berryman, 1754 Euclid Sreet, Washington D. C.

Cartoonist, The Evening Star
Jabez G. Bickerton, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Clergy^nan
Lewis E. Breuninger, 26 Jackson Place N. W., Washington, D. C.

Contractor and Builder
William S. Corby, 26 Jackson Place N. W., Washington, D. C.

Financier
Earl Cranston, New Richmond, Ohio

Bishop, Methodist Episcopal Church, Retired
Collins Denny, Richmond, Virginia

Bishop, Methodist Episcopal Church South
Mrs. John F. Keator, The Oak Road and School House Lane, Ger-

mantown, Pennsylvania
George H. Maxwell, 550 Tremont Building, Boston, Massachusetts

Patent Attorney



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Mrs. J. Frank Robinson, 613 20th Street, Rock Island, Illinois
Daniel C. Roper, Transportation Building, Washington, D. C.

Attorney
William J. Showalter, 1156 16th Street N. W., Washington, D. C.

Assistant Editor, The National Geographic Magazine
Alfred Charles True, 1604 17th Street N. W., Washington, D. C.

Counselor to Secretary of Agriculture on States Relations

Term Expires in June, 1939

John E. Andrus, Yonkers, New York
Chemical Manufacturer

Charles J. Bell, Twin Oaks, Woodley Road, Washington, D. C.
President, American Security and Trust Company

Edward F. Colladay, 3734 Northampton Street N. W., Wash-
ington, D. C.

Attorney

William Knowles Cooper, 1736 G Street N. W., Washington, D. C.

Secretary, Washington Y. M. C. A.
Calvert Crary, 21 Foster Street, Newtonville, Massachusetts
Gilbert H. Grosvenor, 1328 18th Street, Washington, D. C.

President, The National Geographic Society
J. Phelps Hand, 100 Maryland Ave., N. W., Washington, D. C.

District Superintendent, Methodist Episcopal Church
Harry Hoskinson, 3410 Garfield Street, Washington, D. C.

Vice President, The Sanitary Grocery Company
Samuel H. Kauffmann, 2330 Tracy Place, Washington, D. C.

Business Manager, The Evening Star
John C. Letts, 3200 Ellicott Street, Washington, D. C.

President, Board of Trustees, American University
William F. McDowell, 2107 Wyoming Avenue, Washington, D. C.

Bishop, Methodist Episcopal Church
George F. Washburn, Clearwater, Florida

Financier
William R. Wedderspoon, Coconut Grove, Florida

Clergyman, Pastor of Bryan Memorial Temple
William Lee Woodcock, Altoona, Pennsylvania

Financier



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Executive: Mr. Letts (Chairman), Mr. Bell, Dr. Christie, Mr.
Church, Mr. Colladay, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Corby, Mr. Galliher,
Dr. Hand, Bishop McDowell, Mr. Roper, Mr. True, and ex-
officio member — Chancellor Clark.

Finance and Investment: Mr. Corby (Chairman), Mr. Bell,
Mr. Church, Chancellor Clark, Mr. Colladay, Mr. Galliher,
and Mr. Letts.

Audit: Mr. Roper (Chairman), Mr. Anderson, Dr. Christie,
Mr. Cooper, and Mr. Grosvenor.

Budget: Mr. Letts (Chairman), Mr. Church, Chancellor Clark,
Mr. Corby, Dr. Hand, Mr. Roper, and Mr. Walter.

Buildings, Grounds, and Real Estate: Mr. Church (Chair-
man), Mr. Breuninger, Dr. Christie, Chancellor Clark, Mr.
Colladay, Mr. Kauffmann, and Mr. Letts.

Instruction: Dr. Hand (Chairman), Mr. Anderson, Chancellor
Clark, Mr. Letts, Bishop McDowell, Mr. Showalter, and
Dr. True.

Ida Letts Educational Fund: Mr. Corby {Chairman), Chan-
cellor Clark, and Mr. Walter.

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Lucius C. Clark, D.D., Chairman
Chancellor of the University

Edward T. Devine, Ph.D.
Dean of the Graduate Sdiool

Albert H. Putney, Ph.D.

Director of the School of the Political Sciences
George B. Woods, Ph.D., Secretary

Dean of the College of Liberal Arts



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Lucius Charles Clark

B. A., Cornell College; S.T.B., Boston; D.D., Upper Iowa
Chancellor of the University

John William Hamilton

B.A., Mt. Union; S.T.B., Boston; M.A., Wesleyan ; D.D., Baker; LL.D.,

Southern California, DePauw, Mt. Union; L.H.D., American
Chancellor Emeritus

Herbert E. Walter

Washington School of Accountancy ; Alexander Hamilton Institute
Business Manager

Sara H. Dow

Bursar and Secretary of the Chancellor

Phyllis Lamar

Administrative Secretary

Sylvia Myrtle Power

Secretary of the Business Manager

George Benjamin Woods

B.A., Northwestern; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Dean of the College of Liberal Arts

Mary Louise Brown

B.A., DePauw ; M.A., Michigan
Dean of Women

Sallie Kappes Varrelman

B.A., Northwestern; Diploma, New York State Library School
Librarian

Maenette Olsen

B.A., Baylor ; Secretarial Certificate, Columbia
Registrar and Secretary of the Dean of the College

Frances Bernice Field

B.A., Carleton; University of Illinois Library School
Assistant in the Library

Louise Tayler-Jones

B.A., Wellesley ; M.D., Johns Hopkins
Medical Adviser to Women



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William P. Ballinger

B.A., M.S., M.D., George Washington
Medical Adviser to Men

Elizabeth Stewart

Registered Nurse; Jefferson Medical College Hospital
College Nurse

Eleanor A. Sharkey

Manager of Stitdenfs' Supply Store

Arthur W. Gerth

College Postmaster

William A. Prye

Superintendent of Grounds and Buildings

Jesse A. Millard
Steward

Student Assistants in the Library

Jean Brown
Dorothy Buchan
Rosalie Dimmette
Laura Everett
Margaret Mowbray
Howard Rash
Ruth Rinkel
Sarah Roher

Student Assistants in Deans' Offices

J. Courtney Hay ward
Kathryn Heath
Randall Penhale



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Lucius Charles Clark American University Campus

B.A., Cornell College; S.T.B., Boston; D.D., Upper Iowa
Chancellor of the University

George Benjamin Woods 4331 Cathedral Avenue

B.A., Northwestern; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Dean of the College and Professor of English

Ellery Cory Stowell 57^5 Oliver Street

B.A., Harvard ; Doctor en Droit, Paris
Professor of Political Science

Paul Kaufman 3000 Tunlaiv Road

B.A., M.A., Yale; Ph.D., Harvard
Professor of English

John Edward Bentley 4^2p Loivell Street

M.A., Clark; S.T.B., M.R.E., Boston; Th.D., McGill
Professor of Education and Psychology

Bartlett Burleigh James 3617 Idaho Avenue

B.A., M.A., Western Maryland; B.D., Westminster Theological; Ph.D.,

Johns Hopkins
Professor of History

Will Hutchins 1348 Euclid Street

B.A., B.F.A., Yale.
Professor of Art

Walter Francis Shenton 5(5o5 Porter Street

B.A., M.A., Dickinson; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins

Professor of Mathematics
Delos Oscar Kinsman 4426 Klingle Street

B.L., Wisconsin; M.A., Butler; Ph.D., Wisconsin

Professor of Ecotvomics



Mary Louise Brown American University Campus

B.A.,DePauw; M.A., Michigan
Dean of Women and Assistant Professor of English

Fekdinand a. Vaerelman 4920 Butterworth Place

B.A., California; M.A., Columbia
Assistant Professor of Biology



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Lois Miles Zucker Riverdale, Md.

B.A., M.A., Illinois
Assistant Professor of Latin and Greek

C. Henry Leineweber 3612 Bdgemoor Lane, Md.

Ph.D., Fribourg
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages

William Bultman Holton American University Carnpus

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Illinois
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Harold Colder 4240 ^pth Street

B.A., Carleton; Ph.D., Harvard
Assistant Professor of English

Jessie Mary Ferguson 321'/' 46th Street

B.A., Chattanooga; B.S. in Ed., M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State
Assistant Professor of Education

Mary MearEs Galt American Univrrsity Campus

B.A., Randolph Macon; M.A., Columbia; Graduate Study, Alliance

frangaise in Paris, Johns Hopkins, Chicago
Assistant Professor of French

Glenn Francis Rouse 48^2 46th Street

B.A., Cornell College ; Ph.D., Wisconsin
Assistant Professor of Physics

William Lee Corbin 5.^70 Macomb Street

B.A., Amherst; M.A., Yale; Graduate Study, Oxford, Harvard
Lecturer in English



George Baillie Springston ^yiS Huntington Street

B.A., LL.B., George Washington
Director of Athletics and Instructor in Physical Education for Men

R. DeaWe Shure 8 Pine Avenue, Takoma Park, Md.

B.Mus., Oberlin
Instructor in Music

Harold Merriman Dudley jyo4 Lanier Place

B.A., Simpson; B.D., Garrett Biblical Institute; M.A., Northwestern
Instructor in History

Dorothy Wulf American University Campus

B.S., Connecticut ; Graduate Study, New York Central School of

Hygiene and Physical Education
Instructor in Physical Education for Women and Assistant in Biology



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Arthur Jennings Jackson ^1^2 2 Lowell Street

B.A., Geneva; B.D., M.Th., D.Th., Drew; Graduate Study, Columbia
Instructor in Religion

Marguerite Pearl Cline American University Campus

B.L., Ohio Wesleyan; Graduate, New York School of Expression;

Graduate Study, Emerson College of Oratory and Chicago
Instructor in Speech

Carl Neprud ,/25 £. Raymond Street, Chevy Chase, Md.

B.A., Wisconsin ; Graduate Study, Wisconsin
Instructor in Political Science

Marguerite Waite Rand 1621 T Street

B.A., Pomona ; M.A., Leland Stanford ; Graduate Study, Madrid
Instructor in Spanish

William Lonsdale Tavlf.r City Y. M. C. A.

B.A., Texas ; Graduate Study, American
Instructor in Political Science

Arthur Sherwood Flemming 1820 I Street

B.A., Ohio Wesleyan ; Graduate Study, American
Instructor in Debating

♦Charles Marsh

B.A., Lawrence ; Ph.D., Illinois

Instructor in Economics



* Beginning in September, 1928.



Gordon Smith
B.A., American
Assistant in Biology

Ivy Norton

Assistant in Biology

James Sullivan

Assistant in Chemistry

Bbuce Kesslee

Assistant in Physical Education



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Admissions: Mr. Woods (Chairman), Mr. Kinsman, Mr. Var-
relman, Mr. Leineweber, and Miss Olsen.

Curriculum : Mr. Bentley (Chairman), Mr. Hutchins, Mr. Kins-
man, Mr. Holton, and Miss Gait.

Social Activities: Miss Brown (Chairman), Mr. James, Miss
Wulf, Mr. Jackson, and Miss Field.

Religious Activities: Mr. Jackson (Chairman), Mr. Shenton,
and Miss Ferguson.

Library: Mr. Kinsman (Chairman), Mr. James, Mrs. Zucker,
Mr. Colder, Miss Ferguson, and Mrs. Varrelman.

Public Occasions: Mr. Shenton (Chairman), Mr. Hutchins,
Miss Brown, Mr. Jackson, and Miss Cline.

Scholarships and Honors: Mr. Woods (^Chairman), Miss
Brown, and Miss Olsen.

Lectures, Concerts, and Entertainments: Mr, James (Chair-
man), Mr, Hutchins, Miss Brown, Miss Ferguson, Mr.
Shure, and Mr. Dudley.

Auditing Accounts of Student Organizations : Mr. Shenton
(Chairman) and Mr. Varrelman.

Athletics for Men: Mr. Holton (Chairman), Mr. Colder, Mr.
Rouse, and Mr. Springston.

Athletics for Women: Miss Gait (Chairman), Miss Brown,
and Miss Wulf.



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1927

Feb. 1 Canon Anson Phelps Stokes, Washington Cathedral —
Opening address, Second Semester,

Feb. 11 Mr. William S. Hockman, Director Religious Edu-
cation at Calvary Methodist Episcopal Church —
Chapel address.

Feb. 11 Freshman Party.
Feb. 12 Valentine Dinner.
Feb. 18 Trip to Fort Myer.

Feb. 19 Visit to the White House. Received by President
Coolidge.

Feb. 23 Miss Rounds, Student Volunteer Secretary — Chapel
address.

Feb. 25 Mr. Dan McCowan — Stereopticon lecture at Chapel.

Feb. 25 Faculty Women's Club Party.

Mar.11-13 Student Volunteer Convention.

Mar. 14 Mr. Harold F. Bing, Secretary of British Federation of

Youth — Chapel address.
Mar. 19 Debate v^ith Western Maryland College.
Mar. 25 Debate with Bucknell University.
Mar. 26 Miss Catherine Riggs — Harpist.
Mar. 30 College Tea for American Association of University

Women Convention.

Apr. 1 Mt. Vernon Place Methodist Episcopal Church, South,
Choir.

Apr. 2 Women's Student Government Association Dance.
Apr. 7 Debate with William and Mary College.
Apr. 26 Yasushi Hasegawa, Japanese educator — Chapel address.
Apr. 30 Mr. Siegfried Scharbau and flutist and clarinettist from
Marine Band — Concert.



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May


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May-


14


May


20


May


27


May


29


May


30


May


31



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May 3 Mr. Francis Winters, Principal of State Reformatory
at Morganza, Pennsylvania — Chapel address.
Junior-Senior Dinner.
Sophomore Party.
Faculty-Student Picnic.
Graduation Play, "As You Like It."
Alumni Dinner.

Convocation Sermon at University Gymnasium, Chan-
cellor Lucius C. Clark.

Chancellor's Reception.

Commencement Exercises. Address by Bishop Francis
J. McConnell.

Sept. 20 Formal Opening Exercises — Address by Chancellor
Lucius C. Clark.

Chancellor's Reception to Members of the Faculty.

All-College Frolic in Honor of the New Students.

Faculty-Student Reception.

Faculty Reception for New Faculty Members.

All-College Party.

Dad's Day Celebration.

Dr. Harry C. Oberholser, Biologist, United States Gov-
ernment Biological Survey — Chapel address.

Dr. Lyda B. Earhart — Chapel address.

Hallowe'en Dinner.

All-College Hallowe'en Party.

Dr. Tames G. Rodger, International University Union
— Chapel address.

Nov. 9 Reverend Warren T. Powell. Director of Young Peo-
ple's Work for Department of Church Schools —
Chapel address.

Nov. 10 Dr. Albert Day, pastor of Christ Church, Pittsburgh —
Chapel address.



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Nov. 11 Mr. Howard Smythe and Miss Elsie Raner — Recital.
Nov. 19 Sophomore Party.

Nov. 21 Dr. W. H. Bentley, pastor of Christ Church, Denver,
Colorado — Chapel address.

Nov. 29 Congressman Theodore E. Burton, of Ohio — Chapel
address.

Nov. 30 Mr. Harold F. Pellegrin, National Representative Di-
rector, Potomac Division, Near East Relief — Chapel
address.

Faculty Women's Club Entertainment for student body,
Brecky Club Party.

Miss Pearl Cline and students — Expression recital.
Christmas Vesper Service.

Mr. George A. Douglas, Student Secretary, Intercolle-
giate Prohibition Association — Chapel address.
Formal Christmas Dinner.
Christmas Celebration in Music and Tableaux.

Dr. Karl Buehler, University of Vienna — Chapel ad-
dress.

Jan. 31 Congressman Henry R. Rathbone — Opening address.
Second Semester.

Feb. 10 Charles Rann Kennedy Players, in "The Chastening."


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