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laboratories, all supplied with every convenience for facilitating work,
are placed at the disposal of the students. The installation of a com-
plete new ventilating system insures a constant supply of fresh air.

The various classrooms are arranged with many devices for mak-
ing practical demonstrations in the courses covered and new and
special pieces of apparatus are being constantly acquired for such
demonstrations and investigations.


Museum. — The Geological Musetun contains about 30,000 classi-
fied and labeled specimens including about 13,000 mineral specimens,
2,000 rock specimens, and 6,000 fossils, besides collections in several
related sciences. These ftimish abtmdant illustrative material for
instruction in geology and mineralogy.

Laboratory and Classroom Equipment, — Besides the collections of
the Museum, there are geologic and topographic maps, lantern slides,
photographs, and projection apparatus.

The mineralogic laboratory is equipped for the study of crystal-
lography, the physical and chemical properties of minerals, and for
practice in the determination of unknown specimens.

Libraries, — ^A departmental library of about 1,500 volvunes is
available for reference and advanced study. The geologic department

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of the Collie Library receives the publications of the geological svirveys
of the various states and of the United States, besides many similar
publications of other countries and the leading periodicals relating to
geology, mineralogy, and mining. It has also been greatly enriched by
the addition of the private libraries of the late Professors George H.
Cook and Albert H. Chester.


The equipment of the laboratory is extensive, consisting of machin-
ery for the manufacture of brick, tile, and pottery, as well as apparatus
for the physical and chemical testing of ceramic materials.

The brick-making outfit consists of a large auger brick machine
and a small experimental auger brick machine, a horizontal pug-mill,
a dry-pan, which may also be used as a wet-pan, and a down-cut board-
delivery table. The tile and the pottery machinery include a miniatiu-e
slip-house plant, having a blunger, agitator, lawn-screen, slip-pump,
and filter-press, a four-jar glaze-mill, large and small ball-mills, a
potter's wheel, a combination jigger and pull-down, a potter's pug-
mill, a hand-jigger, a reversible bench-lathe, a tile-press,' a wad-machine,
bench-whirlers, and other necessary appliances, all of approved design
and representative of the types of construction used in the manu-
facture of a wide variety of wares.

Two oil-fired kilns and two gas-fired kilns are provided for the
burning of the test pieces and ceramic wares made in the laboratory.
There is also pyrometric equipment for high temperature measure-
ments and for control of the firing.

The library of the department includes current and botmd numbers
of ceramic periodicals and most of the available works on ceramics and
related subjects.

A collection of ceramic wares is also in process of installation.


College Farm, — The bams have been built with a view to con-
venience and economy of space. The equipment is of the most modem
type, including all of the necessary tools and implements required for
farm practice. The live stock includes representatives of the leading
breeds of horses, dairy cattle, swine, and poultry.

On the farm the intensive system is practiced; it includes soiling,
green manuring, and all the natural and artificial aids necessary in
continuous cropping to secure maximum yields. A special study is

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made of forage crops for the dairy and all the leading crops in this group
are grown. The farm is on the whole an object lesson not only in
modem and profitable practice but in showing the economical manu-
facture of crude crop material into high class products, such as milk
and cream, for which all the modem appliances are used.

On the experimental areas the leading varieties of fruits, berries,
and vegetables are grown and scientific methods of fertilizing, maniuing,
and cultivating are used. The plant houses, used primarily for experi-
mentation in soils and the forcing and breeding of plants, afford oppor-
timity for students to observe the behavior of plants under glass.

Models of farm buildings illustrating the best methods of con-
struction besides those illustrating various interior arrangements, such
as stalls for horses and cattle, are available for instruction.

Experiment Stations. — Besides the equipment for direct instruc-
tion the student has brought under his observation the equipment
of the research laboratories of the Agricultural Experiment Stations
in working operations, such as the instrtunents used in the study of milk,
soils, fertilizers, bacteria, mycology, photomicrography, insecticides,
fungicides, and in other experiments relating to agriculture.


The department occupies one-half the first floor and one-half the
basement floor of New Jersey Hall. The laboratories are provided
with modem equipment, making possible the usual work in physiology
and biochemistry. Ample space and special apparatus are available
for those desiring to carry on investigation. A good working library,
containing complete files of all the American journals on the subject
and several of the most important European ones, enables the student
to consult the best recent literature.


The laboratories are ftunished with all equipment needed for
instmction in the zoological and premedical sciences. This includes
thirty-five high-grade compoimd and dissecting microscopes, micro-
projection and microphotographic outfits, Minot rotary microtome,
and full supply of histology apparatus, together with a collection of
slides and museum specimens of animal parasites for use of medical
and sanitary science students.

Plaster models illustrating the structure of man, horse, cow, bird,
reptile, fish, snail, starfish, ascidian, medusa, and worms, with over
one hxmdred wall charts (including all of Leuckart's) are available.

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The museum of comparative zoology contains a collection of
stuffed birds, skeletons, and alcoholic specimens. The collection of
the late Dr. Julius Nelson illustrating the biology of the American
oyster is probably the most nearly complete collection of oyster speci-
mens in this coimtry.

Students pursuing the course in economic molluscs have access
dviring the summer to the fully equipped floating laboratory and power
boat of the Experiment Station.


As part of the equipment for instruction, research, and insect
control a large collection of insects has been accumulated. It falls
in three groups; the economic, the general systematic, and the special

The economic collection consists of material illustrating the life
history and habits of a large nimiber (catalog being prepared) of species
of insects that influence in an important way the welfare of mankind.
Most of the material is in wooden boxes, measuring about 16 by 20
inches with glass covers. The rest of it is included in Riker mounts.

The general systematic collection contains many thousands of
species (catalog being prepared) and is stored mainly in Schmidt boxes.

The special collections are the Hulst and the Smith groups:

The Hulst Collection, — The Hulst Collection of L^pidopUra rep-
resents the life work in entomology of the Reverend George D.
Hulst, PH.D. It consists of two parts: the first, a general collection of
butterflies and moths, was presented to the Collie in 1890 and was
received and cared for soon afterward by the Professor of Entomology;
the second part, though included in the original gift, was retained by
the donor during his lifetime and increased in value by the scientific
labor expended on it. This came into the possession of the CoU^e in
1901 and contains 1,217 species, of which 549 are types of descriptions
written and published by Doctor Hulst, in 3,830 specimens. Li the
families studied by him this collection is without a peer. Exclusive of
these special families there are in the first part 828 species, including
twelve types, in 2,775 specimens. The entire collection thus contains
2,195 species, 561 types, and 6,605 specimens.

The Smith Collection,^The Smith Collection of Lepidoptera rep-
resents the work done by the late Professor John B. Smith during
his connection with Rutgers CoU^e. The collection is especially rich
in the family of noctuid or owlet moths, where at the latest entun^ratiou

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1,683 species (348 of them types) were represented by 8,930 speci-
mens, — ^figures which have been since materially increased. In addi-
tion there are numerous unarranged and undescribed species and a
large series of species in other families. Altogether there are not less
than 2,000 species and over 12,000 specimens.

It is fair to estimate the entire collie collection of Lepidoptera
included in the Hulst and Smith collections as exceeding 4,200 species
and closely approaching 20,000 specimens. Not more than three or
four collections in the United States exceed this in scientific value.


The agricultural buildings contain a large library and reading
room well supplied with the best agricultural books, periodicals, and
bulletins. There are classrooms, laboratories, and offices, a stereop-
ticon and facilities for giving illustrated lectures both day and evening.
The soil laboratory is fuUy equipped with experimental apparatus.
The dairy laboratories have all the modem dairy apparatus: separa-
tors, sterilizers, coolers, refrigerator, chums, butter-workers, bottlers,
bottle-washers, boiler and engine, Babcock machines, and all apparatus
for testing milk and its products. A room for shop practice is provided
with benches, carpentry tools, and pipefitting tools.

The horse stables and dairy bams serve for illustrating methods
of building and arranging of stalls and of handling feed and litter.
Three silos illustrate the relative value of the large and small silos for
the use of a herd of varying size; besides, the daily feeding of the various
kinds and ages of animals is a practical illustration of the preparation
and use of balanced rations. There are, in addition, models of farm
buildings and stalls for dairy cattle.

The cattle owned by the Collie consist of specimens of the four
leading dairy breeds: Holstein, Jersey, Guernsey, and Ajrrshire. The
breeds of swine include specimens of the Berkshire, Duroc- Jersey,
Chester White, Poland China, Large Black, and Yorkshire. Good
types of draft, farm, and carriage horses are also available for instruc-
tion. Special attention is given to market types. A heated pavilion,
60 feet in diameter, is used for judging and exhibiting the various
breeds of live stock.

The equipment for the course in Poultry Husbandry includes a
poultry farm of 8 acres, located on the agricultural campus, which is
equipped with modem buildings and complete apparatus for extensive

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laboratory operations. On this plant there are 56 pens, containing
representatives of 20 breeds of poultry, totaling approximately 1,000
birds. A modem hollow tile incubator cellar has been provided with
Mammoth incubators and the testing room is a valuable feature of the
equipment. Six types of commercial brooders are available for the use
of the students, including an intensive brooder house, with centralized
heating plant, 125 feet long.

The Poultry Administration Building, located in the center of
this plant, provides large classroom, exhibits, demonstration material
and equipment for complete instruction in poultry husbandry. The
poultry department also maintains a 23-acre poultry farm about
one-half mile from the educational plant. This is open at all times
for inspection by students and much is gained by their having an
opportunity to keep in touch with the research and commercial opera-
tions. The new farm contains 100 laying pens and has a capacity of
approximately 3,000 birds.

The eqmpment for the course in Fruit Growing and Market Gar-
dening includes a range of greenhouses of the latest modem construc-
tion, where practical exercises are given in seed testing, seed sowing,
transplanting of plants, the propagation of plants, etc. Practical and
experimental floriculture is also carried on in these and other green-

Various types of farm machines, engines, garden implements,
seed drills, cultivators, hand weeders, dibbers, etc., are on exhibition
during the course.

For the practical exercises in fruit growing the eqmpment includes
fruit trees of the various grades as sold by nurserymen; various types
of pruning shears, saws, priming hooks, hand pruners, budding, grafting,
and pruning knives; a collection of fruit packages; hand sprayers,
barrel pumps, spray nozzles, hose, rods, and other spraying attachments.

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'*The New Jersey College for Women'* was established
by the Trustees of Rutgers College April 12, 1918. The
Legislature of New Jersey at its session in 1917 designated
the State College, maintained by the Trustees, the State
University of New Jersey. Under this title the providing
of facilities for the higher education of women seemed appro
priate, meeting a long-existing need and widespread desire
in New Jersey for such privilege. The College for Women
was therefore founded as a department of the State Uni-
versity; it began its work September 18, 1918. It is located
on property newly acquired for the purpose, adjacent to the
College Farm and one mile distant from the Rutgers College
Camptis. Its staff of instruction is composed of pro-
fessors and instructors from Rutgers College and others
exclusively serving it.

Two distinct courses of undergradtiate instruction are
offered in the New Jersey College for Women: the Uberal
arts course, and the practical arts or home economics course,
each of four years' duration. The liberal arts course leads
to the A.B., Litt.B., or B.Sc. degree in general science.
The practical arts course leads to the degree of B.Sc. The
A.B. degree is awarded to all students in the Uberal arts
course who have offered four years of Latin or three years
of Greek for entrance, and have continued the study of
Latin or Greek in college, and to those who have offered less
than four years of Latin for admission but have taken two
or more years of Greek in college. The Litt.B. degree is
awarded to all students in the liberal arts course who have
taken more than one-half of their elective work in himiani-


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ties (language, literature, philosophy, art, history, political
science, etc.), not including such students as qualify for the
A.B. degree. The B.Sc. degree is awarded to all students,
not qualifying for the A.B. or the Litt.B. degree, who have
taken more than one-half of their elective work in mathe-
matics and the natural sciences and to students taking the
course in practical arts or home economics as prescribed by
the State Board of Education in collaboration with the col-
lege authorities.

The Library and certain other facilities of Rutgers are
available for all the Faculty and students, the department
being in effect an affiliated college. Inquiries concerning
the College for Women should be addressed to Mrs. Elisabeth
N. Greene, Registrar.


William H. S. Demarest, President Seminary Place

A.B., A.M., D.D. (Rutgers); LL.D. (Columbia, Union, Pittsburgh)

Mabel Smith Douglass (Mrs.), Dean 109 George Street

A.B. (Barnard)

Louis Bevier Bishop Place

A.B., A.M. (Rutgers); Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins); Litt.D. (Rutgers)

Professor of the Greek Language and Literature

Eliot Robertson Payson 1 16 College Avenue

A.B., A.M. (Hamilton); Ph.D. (Rutgers)

Professor of the History of Education

William Hamilton Kirk 190 College Avenue

A.B., Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins)
Professor of the Latin Language and Literature

Edwin Bell Davis 145 CoU^e Avenue

B.L. (Dartmouth); A.M. (Rutgers); Qffider d'Acad^mie

Professor of Romance Languages

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Walter Russell Newton 39 CoU^e Avenue

A.B. (Univ. Vt.); Ph.D. (Syracuse)

Professor of the German Language and Literature

Richard Morris 76 Lincoln Avenue

B.Sc, M.Sc. (Rutgers); Ph.D. (Cornell)

Professor of Mathematics

Charles Huntington Whitman 116 Lincoln Avenue

A.B. (Colby); Ph.D. (Yale)

Professor of English

John Hubbard Logan 172 Collie Avenue

A.B. (Mercer); A.M. (Columbia)

Professor of History

Melville Thurston Cook 212 Lawrence Avenue

A.B. (Stanford); A.M. (DePauw); Ph.D. (Ohio State Univ.)

Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology

Charles Herbert Elliott 330 Lincoln Avenue

B.S. (McKendree); A.M.. Ph.D. (Columbia)

Professor of the Science of Education

David Pales, Jr. Y. M. C. A.

A.B., A.M. (Harvard); B.D. (Chicago Theol. Sem.)

Professor of Political Science

Edmond Wood Billetdoux 324 Lincoln Avenue

A.B., A.M. (Williams); Officier d'Acad^mie

Professor of the Spanish Language and Literature

Irving Stoddard Kull 203 Lincoln Avenue

A.B. (Beloit); A.M. (Univ. Ind.)

Associate Professor of History

Marie LomsE Casteen 108 George Street

B.Sc. (Colvimbia)

Associate Professor of Home Economics

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Alicb Josbphinb Aronoff 109 George Street

Associate Professor of Physical Education

Ira Dufresnb Garard 109 George Street

A.B. (Grove City Coll.); A.M., Ph.D. (Columbia)

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Prank Albxandbr Ferguson 17 Jones Avenue

A.B., A.M. (Univ. Mich.)

Associate Professor of Physics

Prancbs Huntington Tombr 109 George Street

Associate Professor of Home Economics

Charlbs Halb Alumni House

Assistant Professor of English

Leigh Wadsworth Kimball 24 North Seventh Avenue

A.B. (Dartmouth); A.M. (Syracuse)
Assistant Professor of Romance Languages

George Willard Martin 17 Huntington Street

Litt.B., M.Sc. (Rutgers)

Assistant Professor of Botany

William Van Nest Garretson 586 George Street

B.Sc. (Rutgers); M.Sc. (Yale); Ph.D. (Univ. Mich.)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Howard Decker McKinney 66 Harrison Avenue

Utt.B. (Rutgers)

Instructor in Music

Theodore Clare 212 South Fourth Avenue

Licend^ ^ Lettres, Ph.D. (Bruxelles)

Instructor in Romance Languages

Edna Livingston Barbour 172 Collie Avenue

A.B. (Univ. Penn.)
Instructor in English

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Jessie Gladys Fiske 142 Wdton Street

Ph.B. (Univ. Vt.)
Assistant in Botany

Officers of Administration

WnxiAM H. S. Demarbst, D.D., LL.D., Seminary Place


Mabel Smith Douglass, (Mrs.) A.B., 109 George Street


Charles Herbert Elliott, Ph.D. 330 Lincoln Avenue

Director of Courses for Vocational Teachers

Henry Parsell Schneeweiss, A.B. 49 Bayard Street


Elisabeth Nicholas Greene (Mrs.) 74 Carroll Place

Registrar and Bursar

George Augustus Osborn, B.Sc., 220 Lawrence Avenue


Arthur Leland Smith, M.D., 64 Bayard Street

College Physician

Kathryn Nonnita McGovern 211 Neilson Street

Assistant in the Registrar's Office

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Jacob G. Lipman, Ph.D., Director

Irving E. Quackenboss, Secretary and Treasurer

Thomas J. Headlee, Ph.D., Entomologist

Charles S. Cathcart, M.S., Chemist

Arthur J. Farley, B.S., Acting Horticulturist

Harry R. Lewis, M.Agr., Poultry Husbandman

Maurice A. Blake, B.S., State Supt. of Farm Demonstration

John P. Helyar, M.S., Seed Analyst

William M. Regan, A.M., Dairy Husbandman

Frank G. Helyar, B.S., Animal Husbandman

Frank App, Ph.D., Agronomist

Carl R. Woodward, A.M., Editor

George A. Osborn, B.Sc., Librarian

Thurlow C. Nelson, Ph.D., In charge of Oyster Investigation

Associate and Assistant Staff

In Hortictiltttre

Robert P. Armstrong, M.S.
Charles H. Connors, B.S.
Lyman G. Schermerhom, B.S.
Henry M. Biekart
Vincent J. Breazeale
William Schieferstein

In Poultry Husbandly

Willard C. Thompson, B.S.
Ralston R. Hannas, M.S.
George H. Pound, B.S.
Morris Siegel
Elmer Wene

In Chemistry

Ralph L. WilHs, B.S.
Edson J. Currier, B.S.
Frank S. Beckwith, B.S.
F. Raymond Hunter
Archie C. Wark
W. Andrew Cray

In Farm Crops
Irving L. Owen, B.S.

In Seed Analysis
Jessie G. Fiske, Ph.B.

In Farm Management
Allen G. Waller, M.Sc.

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In Entomology

Charles S. Beckwith, B.S.
Mitchell Carroll, Ph.D.

In Cranbeny Investigation

Charles S. Beckwith. B.S.

In Administrative Departments

Lindley G. Cook, B.S.
Russell E. Long
Harriet E. Gowen

In Daily Husbandly

Forrest C. Button, B.S.
John Hill, B.S.
Lynton W. Hill, B.S.
W. R. Robbers

In Animal Husbandly
William C. Skelly, B.S.A.

In Publications Department
Ingrid C. Nelson, A.B.

In the Library
Hazel H. Moran



Jacob G. Lipman, Ph.D., Director; Soil Chemist and Bacteriologisi
Henry P. Schneeweiss, A.B., Chief Qerk
Thomas J. Headlee, Ph.D., Entomologist
Melville T. Cook, Ph.D., Plant Pathologist
John W. Shive, Ph.D., Plant Physiologist

Associate and Assistant Staff

In Soil Chemistry and

Augustine W. Blair, A.M.
Selman A. Waksman, Ph.D.
A. L. Prince, A.B.
Jacob Jofife, B.S.
Cyrus Witmer
Mathilde Grptl^

In Entomology

Alvah Peterson, Ph.D.
Augusta E. Meske

In Plant Pathology

William H. Martin, Ph.D.
Gertrude E. MacPherson A.B.

In Plant Physiology

Linus H. Jones, B.Sc.
Elmer Sargent, B.Sc»

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The New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station was
established by State law in 1880 "for the benefit of practical
and scientific agriculture and for the development of our
imimproved lands/* It was located in connection with the
State Agricultural College at New Brunswick, and its manage-
ment was committed to a Board of Directors consisting of the
Governor of the State, the Board of Visitors of the State
Agricultural College, and the President and Professor of
Agriculture of the College.

The broad spirit of public service that has animated the
institution from its inception is well expressed in the words of
the first notice, issued April 7, 1880: *'The New Jersey
Agricultural Experiment Station was e^ablished for the pur-
pose of promoting agriculture by scientific investigation and
experiment ... to give information on various sub-
jects of agricultural science for the use and advantage of the
citizens of New Jersey. It is the wish of the Board of Direc-
tion to make the Station as widely tiseful as its resources will
admit. Every New Jersey citizen who is concerned in agri-
culture, whether farmer, manufacturer, or dealer, has the
right to apply to the Station for any assistance that comes
within its province to render, and the Station will respond to
all applications as far as lies in its power."

The Agricultural College Experiment Station was f otmded
in 1888 under laws of Congress and of the State, and was
placed under the direction of the Trustees of Rutgers College.
Its purposi is *'to aid in acquiring and diffusing among
the people . . . practical information on subjects
connected with agriculture, and to promote scientific inves-
tigation and experiment respecting the principles and
applications of agricultural science.''

The College Station is an organic branch of the State
Agricultural College, and the State Station is also closely
affiliated with it. Experiments and investigations are con-

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tiniiaUy in progress in every department, and many members
of the scientific staffs devote their whole time to such work.
The results are published in the form of bulletins and annual
reports which are sent free to residents of the state who make
application for them.

Some of the activities of the Station concern fertilizers
and mantu'es, soil fertility and soil biology, the composi-
tion of feeding stuffs, milk production, dairy feeding, the
breeding of dairy stock, poultry raising, fruit growing,
vegetable growing, farm crops, farm management, seed
control, floriculttu'e, plant diseases, plant breeding, and the

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