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Burke, Edmund, 20, 256

Caesar, 99

Cambridge University, 21, 31, 61

Canadian universities, 61

Captains of a great effort, 375-379

Carlyle, Thomas, 260-261

Cathedrals, 72-73

Cervantes, 189

Chair of divinity, 27

Chanson de Roland, 189

Character, building of, 203-205

Charity, intellectual, 303-307

Charlemagne, 4

Charter, of King's College, 40; of
Columbia University, 165

Chemistry, 38, 99

Children, individuality of, 184; ele-
mentary training, 186

China, imitation of the European
and American university, 66

Christian church, 65; education, 197

Christmas greeting to Columbia's
participants in the European war,
224-226; 229-230

Church and state, 4-5, 10-11, 197-



199; Christian church, 65; an
educational agency, 197

Church of England, and King's Col-
lege, 24-25

Cicero, 10, 28, 99

City and the university, 14, 27, 44-

45, 497SI, 138-14

Civilization, progress of, 72

Classics, admission requirements to
King's College, 28; to the early
American college, 99; study of, in
King's College, 39; failure in
teaching, 188; present-day college,
188-189; Bachelor of arts read-
ing list, 189

Clear thinking, 253-256

Clinton, De Witt, 33, 37

Clinton, George, 56

Closed mind, defined, 339-340

Glossy, Samuel, 31-32

Clubs, formation of, 159-160

Coke, Sir Edward, 38

College, and the city, 14, 27, 44-45,
49-51, 138-140; defined, 62; the
American college, 97-110; sta-
tistics of early distribution, 98;
degrees, 98; curriculum, 99; the
small college, ico; entrance exam-
inations and change in length of
course, 101-110. See also Uni-
versity

College of New Jersey. See Prince-
ton University

College of Philadelphia. See Penn-
sylvania University.

College of Physicians and Surgeons,
42

Columbia University, change of site,
36, 44; charter, 40, 165; Univer-
sity council, 164; both American
and Christian, 199-200. See also
King's College

Columbia University and the Eu-
ropean war, 223-224; greeting to
its members who are taking part
in the war, 224-226; Columbia and
the war (address), 233-241; en-



INDEX



39 1



thusiasm of the teaching staff,
234-235; Students' army train-
ing corps, 245; reconstruction,
246-249; statistics of those who
have taken part, 361. See also
European war

Companionship, worthy, 209-212;
contact with the first-rate, 291-
294

Comte, Auguste, 91

Concord, Battle of, 40

Conquests of war and of peace, 245-
249

Constitutional revision, 37

Contact with the first-rate, 291-
294; worthy companionship, 209-

212

Contacts of civilized men, 197
Contemporary civilization, course

in, 188-189

Contract, inviolability of, 280
Cooper, Myles, 3 1
Copernican theory, 19, 193
Cornbury, Edward Hyde, lord, 25
Cottonian Library, 23
Course of study. See Curriculum
Crowd, age of the, 313-314
Cruger, Henry, 30
Cultusministerium of Prussia, 82-83
Current topics, teaching of, 90
Curriculum, of King's College, 28-
30; of the early American college,
99; course on Introduction to con-
temporary civilization, 188-189;
special course in reading, 189;
four-years course, 101-109, 253-

255

Cutting, Leonard, 31
Cutting family, 30
Cynicism, 259-260
Czecho-Slovakia, and the League of

nations, 239-240

Dante, 189, 320

Darwin, Charles, 4, 19, 189

Davies, Charles, 38

Degrees, of presidents of Columbia



University, 32; Bachelor of arts,
98-100, 103, 106, 108

De Lancey, James, 24-25, 30

Demagogue, age of the, 313-314

Democracy, in administration, 165;
in educational effort, 196

Denmark, and the League of na-
tions, 239

De Peyster family, 30

Discipline, address on, 367-372

Discovery, spirit of, 62

Divinity, chair of, 27; first instruc-
tion in, 40

Duane, James, 41

Dublin University, Trinity College,

31

Du Bois-Reymond, Emil, 120
Duer, William Alexander, 31

Economics, 38, 99

Edinburgh University, 61, 260

Education, system in New York
State, 56-57; failures in method,
187-188; denned, 196; Christian,
197

Educational advance, act of legis-
lature, 23; early movements in
King's College, 32-33; King's
College a leader in the work of the
Public School Society of New
York, 33; President Johnson's
first advertisement in 1754, 39;
expansion urged in faculties, 40;
scheme for an American univer-
sity, 40; Report of 1784, 41; Re-
port of 1830, 41; type of members
of faculties, 51; first conceptions,
56

Edwards, Jonathan, 22, 28

Efficiency, 363-364

Egotism, 89, 1 20, 194-195, 305, 341

Elementary school, and personality,
59; restored to its proper busi-
ness, 186

Eliot, Charks W., 82

Elizabethtown, college at. See
Princeton University



392



INDEX



Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 10, 204,

21O-211, 221, 266-267

English publicists, 20; universities,
40; course in English literature,
99; ideals of conquest, 245

Entrance examinations, 101, 106,
108, no

Erasmus Hall, 32

Erie Canal, 37

Erzberger, Matthias, 236

Ethics, practical, 203-205

Eton College, 31

Euripides, 189

European war, addresses on :
Steadfast in the faith, 219-226;
New call to service, 229-230;
Columbia and the war, 233-241;
Conquests of war and peace,
245-249; World in ferment, 355-
358; New values, 361-364; Disci-
pline, 367-372; Captains of a great
effort, 375-379

European war, our allies, 220-221;
German propaganda, 222-224;
greeting to Columbia's partici-
pants in, 224-226, 229-230; de-
scription of militarism, 235-237;
reconstruction, 246-249

Evolution, doctrine of, 312-313

Examinations, admission, 101, 106,
108, no

Faculties of arts, medicine, law, and

divinity, 40

Faculty, philosophical, 62-63, 106
Faith in the future, address on, 383-

386

Family, an educational agency, 197
First instruction in divinity, 40
First instruction in law, 40
First instruction in medicine, 40
First-rate, contact with the, 291-

294; worthy companionship, 209-

212

Fish, Hamilton, 36, 42
Fisher, Herbert, 83



Fiske, John, 193

Foch, Ferdinand, 233, 236

Force and reasonableness, 215-216

Foreign-language study, 143-146

Four-years course, 101-109, 253-255

France, restitution, 240; ideals of

conquest, 245

Franklin, Benjamin, 22, 28
Freedom of speech, 159-160
French church, and King's College,

27; University, 40; Revolution,

375

Fulton, Robert, 37
Future, faith in the, 383-386

Gauss, Karl Friedrich, 38

Geometry, 99

German universities, 82-83; lecture
system, 128; propaganda, Euro-
pean war, 222-224

Germany, militarism, 235-237; gov-
ernment, 237-238; at the peace
table, 239; and the League of na-
tions, 240; discipline, 367368;
imperialism, 375

Gibbon, Edward, 21, 151

Oilman, Daniel C, 82, 86

Gladstone, William Ewart, 211, 292

Glasgow University, 31

God, conception of, 195

Goethe, 189, 273

Gorgias, 88

Gospel of hope, 259-261

Gottingen University, 20-21

Government and administration,
163-176

Graf ton, Duke of, 321

Gray, Thomas, 21

Great Britain. See under English

Greek. See Classics

Greeley, Horace, 180-181

Greetings to Columbia's participants
in the European war, 224-226

Griswold, Joseph, 30

Hallam, 256

Halle University, 21



INDEX



393



Hamilton, Alexander, 20, 37, 41,

55-56

Harleian manuscripts, 23
Harper, William R., 82
Harpur, Robert, 31
Harris, William, 31
Harrow School, 32
Harvard, John, 14-15
Harvard University, 22, 31-32, 82
Hegel, 189
Heraclitus, 76
Herodotus, 189
Herschel, 38
Hewitt, Abram S., 37
Hildebrand, 4
Hilty, Carl, 260
History, philosophy of, 39; study of,

43, 99, 331, 341-342; failures in

method, 89, 187

Hobart, John Henry, bishop, 41
Hoffmann, Anthony, 30
Holland, and the League of nations,

239

Homer, 99, 189
Hone, Philip, 36

Honesty, intellectual and moral, 261
Hope, gospel of, 259-261
Horace, 14, 189, 297, 326
Hosack, David, 35, 38
Hosack botanic garden, 35
Household of Socrates, 62
Hugo, Victor, 189
Human personality in education,

59-60-61

Hume, David, 189
Hungary, dismemberment, 246
Huxley, Thomas Henry, 120

Idols, 195

Imperialism, Teutonic, 375

Indifference, 259-260

Individual and the mass, 271-272

Individuality of children, 184;
human, 334-335

Ingalls, John J., 347

Instructors. S^ Professors; Teach-
ers



Integrity, moral and intellectual,
297-300

Intellectual upheaval, 193; stand-
ards for measurement, 291-294;
integrity, 297-300; charity, 303-

307

Introduction to contemporary civili-
zation, course in, 188-189

Inviolability of contract, 280

Irish universities, 40

Irnerius, 61

Irrationalism, age of, 311-316

Irving, John T., 41

James, Henry, 183

Jay, John, 30

Jay, Peter A., 33

Jefferson, Thomas, 20

Johnson, Samuel, 21, 316

Johnson, Samuel, first president of
King's College, 19-20, 28-30;
graduate of Yale, 31; standing in
scholarship, 37; first advertise-
ment of King's College in 1754, 39

Johnson, William Samuel, 31-33,

36-37, 41

Joubert, 215

Jugo-Slavia, and the League of na-
tions, 239-240

Junius, 321

Kant, Immanuel, 20, 75, 189

Kent, James, 38

Kindergarten, and personality, 59

King, Charles, 31, 41-42

King, Rufus, 36

Kingdom of ligh\, 347-351

King's College, Samuel Johnson,
first president, 19-20; contem-
porary history, 20; endowment
raised by lottery, 23; president
must be a member of the Church
of England, 24; charter, 25, 40;
liberality in religious matters, 26-
29; admission requirements, 28-
29; curriculum, 28-30; an in-
novator and leader, 31; type of its



394



INDEX



instructors, 31; its presidents, 31-
32; educational advance, 32-33;
financial difficulties, 33-36; change
of site, 36, 44; achievements of in-
structors, 37-39; plans for ad-
vance, 39-41; memorial of 1810,
41; plans of 1858, 42. See also
Columbia University
King's Farm, 25, 34-35, 44
Kingsland, grant to King's College,
34

Laboratory instruction, 127-128,
130, 136

Lamarck, 20

Land grants to King's College, 34-35

Language study, President Bar-
nard's outlook, 43; in the early
American college, 99; address on,
143-146; failure in method, 187

Laplace, Pierre Simon, marquis de,
20,38

Latin. See Classics

Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 20, 38

Law, teaching and public service
in King's College, 38; first instruc-
tion in King's College, 40; Law
school organized, 42; Bologna
University, 61; Roman, 65; and
sociology, 91; law case, People
ex rel. Kelsey v. New York Medical
School, 168-170; lynch-law, 285-
287

Leadership in reconstruction work,
246-249

League of nations, 239-241

Leave of absence, 113

Lecture as a method of instruction,
at Kings' College, 42; danger of
being overlectured, 92-93; value
and faults of, 128-129, 134-135

Leibnitz, 170

Lessing, 189

Lewis, Morgan, 41

Lewis and Clark expedition, 38

Lexington, Battle of, 40

Liard, Louis, 83



Liberal men and women, 179-189;
open-mindedness, 286, 304, 339-

343
Liberty, 63-65, 198-200, 280, 331-

335

Lieber, Francis, 39
Light, kingdom of, 347-351
Lincoln, Abraham, 277-281
Linnaeus, Carl von, 20
Lispenard family, 30
Littleton, Sir Thomas, 38
Livingston, John H., 41
Livingston, Robert R., 37
Livingston, William, 24
Livingston family, 30
Locke, John, 10, 30, 255-256
Logic, 99
Logical presentation of facts, 136-

137

London Spectator, 163

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 144

Lottery, money raised for educa-
tional advance, 23, 26, 33-34

Louisiana purchase, 38

Louvain University, 236

Low, Seth, 32

Lowell, James Russell, 63

Lower Estate, 35-36

Lucretius, 189

Lusitania (ship), 240

Lutheran church and King's Col-
lege, 27

Lyell, Sir Charles, 189

Lynch-law, in judgment, 285-287

Macaulay, 189

McVickar, John, 38

Magazines, 151-152, 181

Magdalen College. See Oxford Uni-
versity

Making liberal men and women,
179-189

Marcus Aurelius, 4, 189, 386

Marston, Thomas, 30

Mason, John Mitchell, 41

Mass and the individual, 271-272

Mathematics, King's College, 31,



INDEX



395



38-39; curriculum, 99; supervision
of teachers, 133-134; failure in
teaching, 188

Mechanics, 99

Medicine, King's College, 37-38, 43;
first instruction in, 40; College of
Physicians and Surgeons, 42

Memorial of 1810, on King's College,

41

Memory and faith, 71-78

Mental activity, period of, 293-294

Merton, Walter de, 14-15

Merton College. See Oxford Uni-
versity

Metaphysics, 99

Michael Angelo, 320

Miers, Sir Henry, 83

Militarism, 235-237

Mill, John Stuart, 333

Milton, John, 189

Mines, School of, 42

Mitchill, Samuel Latham, 32-33, 38

Moliere, 189

Montaigne, 189

Montesquieu, 189

Moore, Benjamin, 31

Moore, Clement C., 41

Moore, Nathaniel Fish, 31

Moral philosophy, 99; principle, lack
of, in some Americans, 204

Morley, John, 211, 286-287

Morris, Gouverneur, 37

Morris family, 30

Munich University, 50

Napoleon, 40
Natural history, 38
New call to service, 229-230
New paganism, 193-200
New values, address on, 361-364
New York (City), an influence in
scientific work, 30-31; Public
School Society, 33; Columbia
University and the city, 49-51; a
laboratory for Columbia Uni-
versity, 138-140; German prop-
aganda in, 223



New York (State), Educational
building at Albany, 55; educa-
tional system, 56-57; Superin-
tendent of public instruction, 56-

57
New York Medical School v. People

ex rel. Kelsey, 168-170
New York University, 50
Newman, John Henry, 50
Newspapers, 151-152, 181; trial by,

325

Newton, Sir Isaac, 19-20, 30
Nibelungenlied, 189
Nicholl family, 30
Nietzsche, Friedrich, 189
Norway, and the League of nations,

239

Ogden, David B., 36
Onderdonk, Benjamin Tredwell,

bishop, 41
Open-mindedness, 179-189, 286, 304,

339-343

Orient, stagnation of, 334
Osborn, governor of New York, 24
Oxford University, 15, 21, 31, 61,

114; vocational training at, 149-

150

Paganism, new, 193-200

Paris commune, 238

Paris, German propaganda, 223

Paris University, 32, 50, 61, 114

Parker, Francis W., 134

Pascal, Blaise, 75

Pasteur, Louis, 21 1

Patriotism, 230

Paul, St., 195

Peace, sacrifices of, 229-230; and

war, conquests of, 245-249
Pell, Philip, 30
Pembroke College. See Oxford

University

Pennsylvania University, 22, 28
Pensions, 114
People ex rel. Kelsey v. New York

Medical School, 168-170



396



INDEX



Pericles, age of, 311

Personal responsibility, 265-267

Personality in education, 59-61

Pessimism, 259-260

Petrarch, 189

Petrograd, German propaganda, 223

Phantom Lake in Wisconsin, 347

Philadelphia, College of. Set Penn-
sylvania University

Philipse family, 30

Philology, 39

Philosophical faculty, 62-63, J 6

Physicians and Surgeons, College
of, 42

Physics, 43, 99

Pilate, 199

Plans of 1858, for the advancement
of King's College, 42

Plato, 90, 179, 189

Plutarch, 189

Poland, and the League of nations,
239-240

Political economy, 38, 99

Political science, 43

Port Royal logic, 255

Power to produce, 183

Presbyterian church, and King's
College, 27

President, efforts in Europe to de-
velop an office similar to the
American university president,
82-84; true functions of, 84-85;
defined by D. C. Oilman, 86

Presidents of Columbia University:
King's College president must be-
long to the Church of England,
24; training and degrees, 31-32;
Samuel Johnson, 19-20, 28-31, 37,
39; William Johnson, 31-33, 36-
37, 41; Charles King, 41-42; F.
A. P. Barnard, 31, 33, 36, 42-43,
81-82

Priestley, Joseph, 38

Princeton University, 22

Private property, 280

Production, 183

Professors, true functions of, 87-92;



criticism of, 155-160; appoint-
ment of, 166-167; removal of,
168-170; accepting other posi-
tions, 175-176. See also Teachers

Progress, 183 ; the elementary school,
186

Progressive, the modern, 315

Prohibition, 159

Propaganda, enemy, in the Euro-
pean War, 222-224

Property, private, 280

Protestantism, 196

Provoost, Samuel, 30, 41

Prussian universities, 82-83; Cul-
tusministerium, 82-83; milita-
rism, 235-237

Psychological presentation of facts,

136-137

Ptolemaic conception of the uni-
verse, 19

Public School Society of New York,

33

Publicists, English, 20
Puritan, 8
Pythagoras, 385

Queen's College. Sef Oxford Uni-
versity
Questionnaire, 86

Railroads, 38

Reactionary, 182

Reading, value of, 151-152; failure
in teaching, 187-188; course in,
189

Reasonableness, 215-216

Reconstruction, after the European
war, 246-249; social and eco-
nomic, 277-281

Reformed Protestant Dutch Church,
and King's College, 27

Religion and education, 195-197

Rembrandt, 320

Remsen family, 30

Renaissance, a new, 303

Report of 1784, on King's College,



INDEX



397



Report of 1830, on King's College,

4i

Requirements for admission. See
Admission

Research, 119

Responsibility, personal, 265-267,
306

Rhetoric, 99

Ritzema, Rudolph, 30

Robespierre, Maximilian, 332

Robinson, Beverly, 36

Roland, Madame, 58

Roland, Song of, 189

Romaine, Nicholas, 41

Roman Catholic church, 32; law,
oldest institution, 65; empire, de-
cline and fall, 303

Romanoff dynasty, 237

Rome, German propaganda, 223

Romeyn, John B., 30

Roosevelt family, 30

Rousseau, Jean Jacques, 20, 189

Ruggles, Samuel B., 36, 42

Russia, German propaganda, 223;
government, 238; at the peace
table, 239; disorder, 246

Rutgers, Henry, 30, 33

Sacrifices of peace, 229-230

Sadler, Michael, 83

St. Andrews University, 61

St. Omer College, 32

Salaries, of teachers, 113, 121

Salerno, University of, 61

Salisbury, Lord, 163

Salmon, George, 271

Scheme for an American university,
40

Schiller, 175, 189

Scholarship and service, 1-15, 189

School of Mines, 42

Schuyler, Arent, 30

Science in curriculum of King's Col-
lege, 29-30, 32, 43; School of
Mines, 42; laboratory instruction,
127-128; failure in teaching, 187;
life of Pasteur, 21 1



Sciolism, 7

Scrap of paper, 362

Screw propeller, 38

Secondary school, 101-102, 105, no

Sedan, battle of, 238

Self-discipline, 369-372

Seneca, 254, 322

Serbia, restitution, 240

Service, new call to, 229-230

Service of the university, 53-67

Shakespeare, William, 189, 320, 350

Shaw, George Bernard, 90

Shelley, Mrs., 271, 274

Site, of Columbia University, 36, 44

Slavs, 237

Sloane collection, British Museum,

23

Smith, Adam, 189

Smith, Goldwin, 185

Social reconstruction, 277-281

Socialism, 159

Sociology, 91-92

Socrates, 4, 6, 76, 88; household of,
62

Sophocles, 75, 189, 267

Spain, and the League of nations,
239

Specialization, 7-10, 104, 130, 137-
138

Spectator, 163

Spencer, Herbert, 91

Spirit of unrest, 277-281

Standards for intellectual and moral
measurement, 291-294; of integ-
rity, 298

State educational building at Al-
bany, 55; Superintendent of pub-
lic instruction, 56; defined, 197;
church and state, 4-5, lO-ii, 197-
199

Steadfast in the faith, 219-226

Steam navigation, 37

Stevens, John, 37-38

Stevens family, 30

Stoics, 172; conception of liberal, 180

Stratford-upon-Avon, 350

Stuart, house of, 375



398



INDEX



Stubbs, William, bishop, 120
Student, president and teacher, 81-
93; danger of being overlectured,

92-93
Students' army training corps, 245-

249

Submarine warfare, 222-223
Success, 319-322
Suffrage, woman, 159
Sumner, William G., 120
Supervision of teachers, 133-134
Sussex (ship), 240
Sweden, and the League of Nations,

239

Swift, Jonathan, 21

Tappan, Henry P., 8 1

Teachers, true functions of, 87-92;
the academic career, 113; salaries,
leave of absence, retiring allow-
ance, 113-114, 121; types of
academic teacher, 119-123; con-
tact with practical affairs of life,
121-123; supervision of, 133-134;
appointment of, 166-167; re-
moval of, 168-170; accepting other
positions, 175-176. Set also Pro-
fessors

Teaching, freedom of, 12, 63-65, 88,
115-116, 138, 157-160; lecture
system, 42, 92-93, 128-129, X 34~
135; methods, 127-130; labora-
tory instruction, 127-128, 130,
136; college and university, 133
140; psychological presentation of
facts, 136-137; vocationalization
and specialization, 137-138

Tennyson, Alfred, 210, 325

Teutons. See Germany

Thanksgiving Day address, 219-
220

Thinking, clear, 253-256; for one's
self, 271-274; forming the habit
of independent thinking, 3 14-3 16

Thomas Aquinas, 4, 189

Thoroughness, 325-328

Thucydides, 189



Titanic (ship), 320
Tolstoi, 189
Townsend family, 30
Tread well, Daniel, 31
Treitschke, Heinrich von, 89
Trinity Church, 25, 27-28, 34
Trinity College, Dublin, 31
Trustees, governors, not adminis-
trators, 164-165; functions, 166-
168

Truth, pursuit of, 198-200
Tryon, William, 34
Type of university scholars, 7-10;
of King's College instructors, 31;
of academic teachers, 119-123

United States, ideals of conquest,

245

University, origin and meaning, 5-6;
function, 7; types of its schol-
ars, 7-10; and the city, 14, 27,
44-45, 49-51, 138-140; early
plans for expansion, 39; Dr.
Johnson's first advertisement in
X 754, 39! scheme for an American
university, 40; service of, 53-67;
Canadian universities, 61; defini-
tion of, 62; imitation by China,
66; efforts in Europe to develop
an office similar to the American
university president, 82-84; true
functions of the president, teacher,
and student, 84-85; University
council, 164; teaching of reason-
ableness, 215-216; training in
thinking for one's self, 271-274;
against lynch-law judgments, 285-
287. See also College; Columbia
University; King's College

Unrest, spirit of, 277-281

Upper Estate, 35

Vallery-Radot, Rene, 211
Van Buren family, 30
Van Cortlandt, Philip, 30
Verplanck, Samuel, 30
Vienna University, 50, 61



INDEX



399



Virgil, 28, 99

Vocationalization, 137-138, 149-152

Voltaire, 189

Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew,

Bishop, 41
War and peace, conquests of, 245-

249

War, European. See European war
Ward, Mrs. Humphry, 120, 185
Washington, George, 20
Watt family, 30
Wayland, Francis, 8l, 107
Webster, Daniel, 3
Wharton, Charles H., 31



White, Andrew D., 82

William, German emperor, 233

Winchester College, 32

Women, educational opportunities,

43; suffrage, 159
World in ferment, address on, 355^

358
Worthy companionship, 209-212;

contact with the first-rate, 291-

294

Xenophon, 99

Yale, Elihu, 14-15

Yale University, 19, 22, 31



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