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Polytechnic School, Plan for a, i. 420.
Popular lectures at Carlisle, i. 78.
Popular science, ii. 38.
Porter, Noah, ii. 383.
Portlock, Gen., i. 389.
"Potomac and the Rapidan, The," u.

196.
Preston, 'William, ii. 189.
Prestwich, Joseph, ii. 62.
Primeval Man in France, ii. 43.
Prince, F. O., ii. 369.
Prince of Wales visits America, ii. 42,

99.
Public lands grant, ii. 140, 148, 153, 155,

163.
Putnam, George, D. D., i. 236.

Quet's experiment on carburetted hy-
drogen, i. 388.



446



INDEX.



Quincy, Joaiah, President of Harvard, i.

256 ; ii. 67.
Quincy, Capt. Samuel, ii. 131.
Quint, Rev. Alonzo H., ii. 196.

Eadstock, Lord, i. 395 ; ii. 10.
Railroad at Balttmore begun, i. 53.
Railroad geology, ii. 312.
Railways, lectiures on, i. 60.
Raindrops, velocity of, i. 358.
Ramsey, Mrs., sister of Hannah B.

Rogers, i. 6, 32.
Randolph, Jefferson, i. 192 ; ii. 132.
Rankine, W. J. M., ii. 212.
Reading, value of, i. 189.
Reeder, Gov., i. 341.
Republican party, i. 358.
Richards, Robert H., ii. 283, 332, 356.
Richards, Mrs. R. H., ii. 339.
Riclunond coal fossils, i. 391.
Ridgway, i. 201.
Rings formed by gasea, i. 388.
Riots. See Student Riots.
Ritchie, E. S., i. 97, 382, 383, 387, 388;

ii. 9, 37, 86, 140, 147, 167, 173, 185.
Rives, "William C. , address on the life of

President Rogers, ii. 393.
Rockwell, Gen. A. P., ii. 283.
Rodgers, Commodore, ii. 290.
Rogers, Andrew, letter of, about early

history of family, i. 4.
Rogers, the Brothers, i. 2.

memorial of, i. 3.
Rogers, Hannah (Blythe), mother of

Wm. B. Rogers, i. 1, 6, 12, 19.
Rogers, Henry Darwin.
birth of, i. 10.
teaches school, i- 32.
joins "WiUiam at Maryland Institute,

i. 48.
Professor at Dickinson College, i.

75.
practises engineering, i. 89.
visits England, i. 90.
elected fellow of Geological Society,

London, i. 234.
elected fellow of Royal Society, Lon-
don, i. 389.
elected Professor in Univ. of Pa., i.

115.
directs Geological Surveys of New
Jersey and Pennsylvania, i. 127.



with "Wilham presents paper on
structure of Appalachian chain, i.
209.
lectures in Boston, i. 230.
lectures before Lowell Institute, L

232, 236, 267, 295.
makes his home in Boston, i. 255.
marri^e, i. 338.
goes to Edinburgh to publish hia

Geological Survey Report, i. 341.
appointed Regius Professor of Natu-
ral History at Glasgow, i. 371.
on Evidences of Primeval Man, ii.

40, 43, 52.
comments on English views of the

CivU War, ii. 86, 132, 134.
visits America, ii. 244, 249.
returns to Glasgow, ii. 257.
his death, ii. 260.
Rogers, Henry, son of James B. , ii. 167.
Rogers, Henry Bromfield, ii. 107, 115,

145, 155, 375.
Rogers, James, brother of Robert Rog-
ers, of Edergole, i. 3.
Rogers, James, uncle of Wm. B., i. 51,

65, 174, 295.
Rogers, James Blythe.
birth of, i. 7.

graduates in medicine, i. 21.
employed in chemical manufactory,

i. 43, 52.
lecturer in a Baltimore medical

school, i. 66.
lectures on chemistry at Maryland

Institute, i. 69, 73.
marriage, 1. 87.
appointed assistant on the Virginia

Geological Survey, i. 141.
professor at Summer School of

Univ. of Pa.,i. 187.
elected professor of chemistry in

Univ. of Pa.,i. 274.
his death, i. 324.
summary of his life, i. 325.
Rogers, John, i. 374, 381.
Rogers, Margaret, i. 4.
Rogers, P. K., father of Wm. B., i. 1.
birth and education, i. 4.
arrival in America, i. 5.
receives doctor's degree, i. 7.
autobiographical letter, i. 8.
letter to Thomas Jefferson, !. 10.



INDEX.



447



profeBsor in 'William and Mary Col-
lege, i. 12.

his text-book of Natural Philosophy,
i. 26.

his death, i. 13, 54.

characterization by Hon. A. H. H.
Stuart, i. 56.
Eogers, Robert Empie.

his birth, i. 10.

his boyhood, i. 56.

employed by Capt. McNiel in rail-
road surveying, i. 88.

his medical education, i, 127.

offered chair of chemistry at Louis-
ville, i. 146.

becomes professor in Univ. of Va.,
1. 216.

marriage, i. 219.

succeeds James as professor of chem-
istry in Univ. of Pa., i, 326.

dean of the Faculty, i. 364.

water gas analysis, ii. 45.

at army hospital in Philadelphia, ii.
126, 131, 137, 148, 166.

death of his wife, ii. 149.

second marriage, ii. 258.

appointed to a government inspec-
tion of the Mint, ii. 305.

professor in JeiSerson Medical Col-
lege, ii. 341.
Eogers, Robert, of Edergole, father of

P. K. Rogers, i. 2, 7.
Rogers, Robert, of Edergole, grand-
father of P. K. Eogers, i. 3.
Rogers, William Barton.

his birth, i. 7.

early education, i. 14.

mathematical proficiency, i. 26.

begins teaching at Windsor, Md., 1.
34.

professor in Maryland Institute, i.
40.

plans for a school connected with
Maryland Institute, i. 49,

succeeds his father at William and
Mary, i. 54.

introductory address, i. 58, 61.

on public speaking, i. 74.

success as a teacher, i. 77.

investigations in geology, i. 109.

work on mineral springs of Virginia,
i. 114.



prepares a bill for a geological sur-
vey, i. 118.

addresses Virginia House of Dele-
gates, i. 116.

appointed chief of geological survey
of Virginia, i. 119.

appointed professor of natural phi-
losophy at Univ. of Va., i. 119.

discovers infusorial earth, i. 174.

with H. D. Rogers delivers a paper
"On the Structure of the Appa^
lachian Chain," at meeting of
geologists and naturahsts in Bos-
ton, i. 208.

chosen chairman of faculty, i. 234.

elected to London Geological So-
ciety, i. 234.

his love of poetry, i. 244.

elected a member of Academy of
Arts and Sciences, i. 250.

visits the White Mountains, i. 251.

outlines plan for a polytechnic
school in Boston, i. 260.

receives degree of LL. D. from
Hampden-Sidney College, i. 289.

marriage, i. 296.

his first visit to Europe, i. 298.

speaks at the meeting of British As-
sociation at Birmingham, i. 305.

lectures at Smithsonian Institution,
i. 322.

lectures at Richmond, i. 331.

resigns his professorship, i. 333.

revisits England, i. 368.

British Association at Dublin, i. 371.

severe accident while travelling, i.
377.

Lowell Institute lectures, i. 393.

writes memorial to the Massachu-
setts Legislature, ii. 3.

receives degree of LL. D, from Wil-
liam and Mary, ii. 10.

visits Maine and the Provinces, ii.
11.

memorial to Massachusetts Legisla-
ture, ii. 18.

on "Education as related to the
Natural Sciences," ii. 21,

reviews " Origin of Species," ii. 26.

gives the annual address of the Bos-
ton Natural History Society, ii.
32.



448



INDEX.



on binocular vision, ii, 52, 53, 54.

reports the proceedings preliminary
to the organization of the Insti-
tute of Technology, ii. 70.

prepares report and bill for the In-
stitute of Technology, ii. 73.

addresses the Legislature, ii. 74.

makes an appeal for knapsacks for
soldiers, at the Thursday Evening
Club, ii, 83.

appointed State Inspector of Gas
Meters and Gas, ii. 90.

lectures at Lowell Institute, ii. 95.

gas inspection, ii. 94, 96, 97, 102,
106, 117.

chosen President of the Institute of
Technology, ii. 114, 117.

reports to the Governor on the pro-
gress of the Institute, ii. 143.

vice-president of the Union Club of
Boston, ii. 154.

makes photometric tests of the elec-
tric light, ii. 173.

on the Civil War, ii. 177.

reports to the Governor on the pro-
gress of the Natural History So-
ciety and the Institute of Tech-
nology, 1863, ii. 184.

resigns inspectorship of gas and gas
meters, ii. 187.

visits Scotland, ii. 193.

organizes the School of Industrial
Science of the Institute, ii. 224.

on the status of the Institute in
1865, u. 238-242.

first president of the American As-
sociation for the Promotion of
Social Science, ii. 250.

receives degree of LL. D. from Har-
vard, ii. 263.

Massachusetts commissioner to the
Paris Exposition, ii. 264, 267, 272,
277.

resigns professorship of physics, ii.
279.

slight paralysis, ii. 281.

leave of absence, ii. 283.

resigns the presidency of the Insti-
tute, ii. 294.

on physical laboratories, ii. 302, 303.

presents apparatus to physical de-
partment, ii. 304.



removes to his Newport home,

" Momingside," ii. 306.
his fame as a teacher in Virginia, U.

311.
on the geology of Virginia, ii. 312.
on the Newport conglomerates, ii.

324.
attends the semi-centennial of the

University of Virginia, ii. 325.
chosen President of the American
Association for the Advancement
of Science, ii. 330.
resumes presidency of the Institute,

ii. 350.
elected President of National Acad-
emy, ii. 359.
declines presidency of Appalachian

Mountain Club, ii. 363.
declines presidency of Natural His-
tory Society, ii. 365.
address to the graduates of the In-
stitute in 1881, ii. 371.
introduces Gen. "Walker as Presi-
dent of the Institute, ii. 377.
his death, ii. 388.

Gen. "Walker's memoir read before
the National Academy, ii. 388,
397.
Mr. Rives's memorial address, Univ.

of Va., ii. 393.
Prof. J. P. Cooke's memoir, ii. 400.
a list of his publications, ii. 430.
system of geological nomenclature,
u. 437.
Bogers, W. B,, son of James B., i.

287.
Rogers Laboratory of Physics, ii. 302.
Rollins, John R., il. 91.
Rood, Ogden N., i. 326; ii. 107.
Ropes, T., his hot-air engine and steam

carriage, ii. 190.
Rosecrans, Gen., ii. 229.
Ross, M. D., ii. 74, 182, 208.
Rosse, Lord, i. 371, 372.
Rotating rings of gases and liquids, ii.

53.
Royal Institute, i. 422.
Royal Society Club, i. 383.
Royal Society of Northern Antiquaries,

i. 234.
Rumford Committee, ii. 165.
Runkle, John D., ii. 117, 186, 226, 281,



INDEX.



449



282, 292, 301, 302, 319, 335, 349, 352,

353.
Kuschenberger, Dr. W. S. W., i. 3; ii.

116.
Ruah, Dr. Benjamin, i. 5.
Ruasell, Col. H. S., ii. 130.
Russian shop work, ii. 335.

Sabine, Gen., i. 383.

Saboni, i. 327, 368.

St. Hilaire, Geoffrey, ii. 104.

Salisbury, Stephen, ii. 340.

Sargent, Ignatius, ii. 34.

Saturday Club, ii. 343.

Saunders, Robert, ii. 18.

Saunders, Robert, Jr., i. 19, 22, 24.

Savage, James, i. 251, 273, 29G ; ii. 41,

67, 73, 183, 193, 200, 202, 309.
Savage, James, Jr., i. 363 ; ii. 81, 89, 92,

102, 116, 123, 125, 126, 130, 132, 136,

196.
Savage, Major Thomas, ii. 124.
Savart's musical jets, i. 394.
Saxton's hydrometer, ii. 165.
Scheie de Vere, Prof., i. 236.
School of Industrial Science, M. I. T.,

ii. 116, 140, 143, 164; its scope and

plan, ii. 185 ; first instruction given,

ii. 222, 224, 239. See Mass. Institute

of Technology.
School Fund, ii. 69, 77.
School of Design, Lowell, ii. 304.
School of Mines and Economic Geology,

London, ii. 411.
Scott, Gen., ii. 69, 70.
Screw steamers, ii. 244.
Scudder, Samuel H., ii. 363.
Second Massachusetts Regiment, ii. 186,

196.
Sedgwick, Adam, i. 148, 149, 223, 366,

379.
Sedgwick, Misa Catherine, i. 238.
Seward, W. H., ii. 105.
Shaw, Robert G., ii. 170.
" Shawlands," ii. 236.
Sheffield Scientific School, i. 273, 294.
Sheppy, Island of, i. 100.
Sherman, Gen. "W. T., ii. 219.
Silkworm culture, i. 153.
SiUiman, Benjamin, i. 209 ; ii. 383.
Silliman, Benjamin, Jr., ii. 107.
" Silliman's Journal," i. 110, 198, 2^3,



205, 222 ; ii. 20, 22, 24. See " Ameri-
can Journal,"
Smith, F. H., i, 334 ; ii. 345.
Smith, Goldwin, ii. 206, 212.
Smith, J. Lawrence, i. 326.
Smith, John A., President of 'William

and Mary, i. 17, 55.
Smithsonian Institution, i. 168, 296, 319.
Social Science Association, ii. 250, 278,

281, 283.
Social Science Congress, Edinburgh, ii.

179.
Society of Arts, ii. 216.

First meeting of, ii. 138.
Introduction of Gen. Walker as
President, ii. 377.
Sonorous fiames, i. 383, 384, 393; ii.

73.
Sound, experiments on, ii. 73.
South Kensington Museum, ii. 200, 217.
" Southern Literary Messenger," i, 243.
Speke, Capt., explorer, ii. 170.
Spencer, Herbert, ii. 33.
Spoils System, 1. 246.
State Teachers' Association, ii. 59.
Steams, Major G. L., ii. 172.
Storer, Francis H., ii. 225.
Stuart, A. H. H., i. 54.
Student Riots in Univ. of Va., i. 169,

162, 243, 246, 413.
Sumner, Charles, i. 266, 365 ; ii. 16, 181.
Sumner, George, i. 292.
" Sunny BjII," i. 273.
Survey of Virginia proposed, i. 112. See

also Geology of Virginia.
Sutton's Volumetric Analysis, ii. 175.
Swallow, G. C, i. 385.
Sylvester, J. J., i. 192, 200.

Taylor, Col. John, i. 57.

Technology, Institute of. See Massachu-
setts Institute of Technology.

Technological Education, ii. 252.

Telegraph, Printing, ii. 22.

Temperance Society at Univ. of Va., 1.
206.

Temple Place, ii. 202.

Terrestrial magnetism, i. 385.

Thanksgiving appointed by Lincoln,
1863, ii. 173.

Thayer, Nathaniel, ii. 156, 157, 273, 355.

Thermometers, boiling point, i. 157.



450



INDEX.



Thnisday ETening Club, i. 310 ; ii. 83,

146, 2S2, 314, 320, 321.
Thompson, George, ii. 160, 191.
Thomson, Sir Wm., ii. i, 2S, 43, 101, 158,

337,353.
Tioknor, George, i. 234, 342, 395.
Trades Institute, Berlin, ii. 416.
Treadwell, Daniel, i. 257.
Tremont Temple lectures, i. 359, 360.
Tresca, Prof., ii. 353.
Trowbridge, John, ii. 279.
Tuckerman, Henry, i. 315.
Tully, the microscopist, i. 95.
Turner, Edward, L 96.
" Turner's Chemistry,'' i. 255.
Tyler, Prea. John, i. 190.
Tyndall, Prof., i. 363 ; iL 10, 165.
on Glaciers, il 42.
on Heat, ii. 173.
Typewriting machine, ii. 274.
Tyson, Isaac, L 43.

University of Alabama, i. 272.
University of Glasgow, i. 371.
University of Pennsylvania, i. 5 ; ii. 66.
University of South Carolina, i. 410.
University of Virginia, i. 11, 29, 33, 34,
101, 103, 120, 121, 295 ; U. 325, 339. 399.
adverse legislation concerning, 1.

239.
its influence on other colleges, ii.

265.
memorial address on President
Rogers, ii. 393. See Rives, W. C.

Vacuum tubes, i. 387.

Venable, Charles S., ii. 323.

Vemeuil, P. E. P. de, i. 267.

" Vestiges of the Natural History of

Creation," i. 238.
Vethake, Dr., i. 46.
Vicksburg, capture of, ii. 168.
Virginia anthracites, i. 150.
Virginia Historical and Philosophical

Society, i. 119.
Virginia, lectures in, 1859, ii. 6.
Virginia Military Institute, i. 241.
Virginia in 1861, ii. 76, 82, 85.
Vosges, geology of the, i. 291.

Wales, visit to, i. 370.

Walker, General Francis A., ii. 367, 370.



becomes Presidtot of Institute of

Technology, ii. 377, 380.
memoir of William Barton Rogers,
u. 388, 397.
Walker, Dr. William J.

his gifts to the Institute, ii. 76, 156,

158, 159, 208.
his approval of its plans, ii. 197, 204.
his death, il. 231.
his bequests, ii. 232, 238.
Waller, Littleton, ii. 6.
War, progress of the Civil, ii. 95, 116,
119, 122, 126, 128, 148, 166, 168, 172,
175, 195, 205, 215, 221, 226, 230.
Ware, William R., ii. 235, 249.
Warren, C. M., ii. 280.
Warren, Dr. John C, i. 310, 341.
Warren Club, i. 310.
Washington College, i. 60, 76.
Watson, Dr. William, ii. 186, 225.
Way electric light, ii. 86, 89.
Wayland, Francis, i. 311, 312, 313, 314 ;

ii. 265.
Wayland, H. L., ii. 265.
Weather Observations, i. 319.
Webb, Thos. H., ii. 192, 197, 263.
Weitzel, Gen., ii. 230.
Wheatstone, Sir Charles, i. 105, 308, 383,

388, 394, 422.
Whelpley, J. D., ii. 229.
Whewell, Dr., i. 150, 294.
Whipple, E. P., ii. 321.
White, Andrew D., ii. 276.
Whitney, J. D., ii. 226.
Wilberforce, Samuel, Bishop of Oxford,

1.307.
Wilkes, Commodore, ii. 101, 105.
WUliam and Mary College, i. 12, 29, 33,

55,401, 410; u. 3, 5, 375.
WiUiams College Address, i. 342, 343,

360.
Williams College, Lyceum of Natural

History of, i. 340.
Williams, H. C, i. 168, 170.
WUmer, Dr., President of William and

Mary CoUege, i. 39, 44.
Wilson, Henry, ii. 150.
Winan's friction wagon, i. 72.
Winchester, battle of, ii. 123.
Wise, Gov., ii. 16, 18.
Woman's Education Association, ii. 336,
339.



INDEX.



451



Women in the Institute, ii. 267, 275,

339.
"Woman's Laboratory," ii. 339.
Woman BufErage, for school boards, ii.

362.
Woodhouse, Dr. James, i. 5.
Wright, Miss Prances, i. 69, 91.



Wright, W. H., i. 310.
Wyman, Jeffries, i. 358, 365, 392 ; ii. !
129, 147, 318, 419.

Yoiimans, E. L., ii. 268, 270.

Zalinski, Lieut. E. L., ii. 318, 334,






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