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timers. While the Xampoon is not hoary in point of years, as such things
are reckoned in the joomalistic world, it is, neverthdess, the oldest illn»*
trated comic periodical in the United States.

The prolonged European troaUes have given American oniyersities a
rare chance to get into closer tooch with sister institations in the Tarioos
^mwmmw^ tsd '«pttl>lics of South Amcrica. At Harvard this o^^rtanity is
Sestk AMMlM not to be by any means neglected, as was demonstrated by
the reception given some wedu ago by the University to the large numbor
of delegates who came from Sonth and Central America to the Pan-Ameri-
can conferences at Washington. These delegates were impressed with the
fact that Harvard has been the first institution in this country to estab*
lish a professorship of Latin-American history and public affairs. Shortly
after tlie delegates' visit, Professor Manoel de Oliveira Lima, who is at
the University this year giving the courses on Latin-American history,
and economics, made the suggestion that Harvard should take the lead
in an arrangement for exchange professorships with various South Ameri-
can universities, and it is not improbable that something along this line
will materialise. As an evidence of the growing interest in these southern
lands, mention should also be made of a gift which has recently come to
th'e Harvard Library from Hon. £. V. Morgan, '90, who is now serving
as Ambassador of the United States at Rio Janeiro. This gift consiBts of
more than six hundred volumes relating to the history of the literature
of Brazil It will make a welcome addition to the fine collections which
were gathered throughout the various countries of Central America by
Dr. Wslter Lichtenstein, '00, a few years ago.

In the last issue of the McLgaxine some allusion was made to the die*
appearance of the old-type admission papers at Harvard and to the
Totxtflala— ^^^ ^'^ ^ times these papers, in years gone by, had been
ast to wxE^ I the liandiwork of young instructors. It was not intended to
give the impression that the papers were usually, or in any large meas-
ure, of this workmanship ; but merely that in some departments this had
happened too often for the best results to be obtuned. There is no
question that taking the examinations as a whole most of the papers
have at all times been the product of careful and competent preparation
by men of mature judgment and accurate knowledge as to what the
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often ill-reqaited work with no end of patience and derolion. But all
that does not and cannot alter the fact that yoang instructors (as the
writer has ahundant reason to know from his own earlier experience)
have had a hand in the work, and in some departments their share has
been by no means inconsiderable. At any rate, the Magazine's mention
of this matter was chiefly intended to commend the new arrangements of
today, not to criticise the things done yesterday. We should hardly have
had such a reyolution as has taken place in our admission arrangements
during the last ten years were it not that our old methods seemed seri-
ously defective, and defective in more ways than one.

Among the appointments and promotions which have been announced
since the last issue of the Magazine are the following : Robert William*
son Lovett, '81, has been promoted to the John B. and ApMiatm«te
Buckminster Brown Professorship of Orthopedic Surgery ; sJnwMitoM
James Sturgis Pray,'95, to the Charles £liot Professorship of Land-
scape Architecture. William James Cunningham has been appointed Pro-
fessor of Transportation ; Oakes Ames, '98, Assistant Professor of Botany ;
Dunham Jackson, '08, Assistant Professor of Mathematics ; and Robert
Howard Lord, '06, Assistant Professor of History. Arrangements have
been made for the exchange professorships maintained in connection with
the University of Paris. Professor W. C* Sabine, p '88, Hollis Professor
of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy, will represent the University at
the University of Paris daring the winter semester of 1916-17, and Pro-
fessor Maurice Caullery will spend the second haH of the present academic
year as Exchange Professor at tliis University. Professor Caullery, in
addition to his duties at the University at Paris, is director of the Sta^
tion de ZoOlogie maritime at Wimereux and is president of the Soci^t^
ZoOlogique de France.

Leave of absence for the academic year 1916-17 has been granted to
Professor Kuno Francke, h '12, and to Professor W. F. Dearborn, of the
Department of Education, for the first half of the year.

An interesting collection of books is being brought together in the
Council Room of the new Widener Library. When completed, it is
hoped tiiat the shelves will contain a copy of every book written by any
present member of the Harvard teaching staff. How many books there
will be in this room when the work of assembling them is finished, it is
not easy to say, but the number will run far into the hundreds.

Some unusual distinctions have come to members of the Harvard
faculty during the last few months. Most notable among these, of course,
was the award of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Prof. T. W. Richards,
'86. Prof. C. H. Haskins, h '08, and Prof. J. D. M. Ford, '94, have been
elected corresponding members of the Real Aeademia de Buenas Letras
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Tbe semi-annual report of the Cooperative Society shows a consider-
able increase in business and in net profits for the first half of the current
year. It is proposed to place the Society's services at the disposal of
graduates by developing a mail-order business. Next autunm a branch
store is to be opened near the new Technology buildings in Cambridge.

Revised figures for enrolment at the University this year give the total
number of students as 4716, as compared with 4407 for last year, or an
Ptnoatl aad increase of 309. Another set of interesting statistics which
mlwmll i iiww Mi 1^33 recently been compiled relates to the number of men
holding Harvard degrees who are on the faculties of other colleges or
universities. The highest percentage is found at the University of Mis-
souri, where the ratio is 36 out of 241. At Columbia the percentage is
9.3. The average percentage taken from eight representative Western
universities is 9. The number of professors and associate professors hold-
ing Harvard degrees who are teaching in other colleges throughout the
country is over six hundred. — Among the short series of lectui-es being
given during the winter months are the following : Professor Maurice
DeWulf, of the University of Louvain, on " L*Uniyersite de Pans au
XUIe Siecle " ; Professor Victor Horta, of the University of Brussels, on
*' Belgium and its Architecture " ; Dr. Oswald Sir^n, the distinguished
Scandinavian critic and student of early Italian art, on *' Giotto and his
FoUowei-s " ; Professor Lawrence J. Henderson, '98, on '* Teleology and
Natural Science " ; and Professor W. J. Cunningham on <' Railroads and
Military Transportation." — The new building of the Harvard Crimson
on Plympton Street has been completed and is now being occupied by the
Crimson, as well as by the editorial offices of the Alumni BiiUetin, — A
good many improvements are being made in the shrubs and tree planti^
tions in the Yard. Several large excavations have been made in front of
the new Library building for the shrubbery which is to be placed there
in accordance with the general plans for the Library and its surroond-
ingrg. In addition preparations have been made for the setting out of new
red oak and elm trees. — Two of the Hart, Schafifner and Marx Prizes
were this year awarded to Harvard students : a second prize of $200 to
R. L. Wolf, '15, for his essay on <<Some Aspects of the Theory of
Value," and one of $500, in a competition open to all American citizens
without restriction, to H. B. Yanderblue, p '15, for his essay on '^ Bail-
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CORPORATION RECORDS.

Meeting of November 8, 1915.

The Treasurer reported the following
receipt and the same was gratefully
accepted:

Securities valued at $2597.40 additional
iX from the estate of Caroline M. Barnard, on
account of her residuary bequest.

Voted that the President and Fellows
desire to express their gratitude to the
following persons for their generous
gifts:

To Mr. Joseph Lee for his gift of $3500, to
be applied as a certain salary for the year
1915-16.

To an anonsonous frioid for the gift of
$1500, for present use at the Botanical
Museum.

For gifts amounting to $1000, the final in-
stalment on account of a certain salary for the
year 1015-16.

To the Massachusetts Society for Promot-
ing Agriculture for the gift of $625, the first
quarterly payment for the year 1015-16 on
account of their annual gift of $2500, to the
Arboretum, in accordance with their yote of
July 10. 1904.

To Mr. Felix M. Warburg for his gift of
$300, to be used for the purchase of furniture
for the Division of Education.

To Prof. Edward Dyer Peters for his gift of
$250, for a scholarship in Metallurgy for the
year 1016-17, either at the Harvard Mining
School or at the combined mining school, as
President Lowell may think best.

To the Harvard Club of Fitchburg for the
gift of $200, for the Scholarship for the year
1915-16.

To the members of the Class of 1879 for
the gift of $125, for the purchase of books for
the library of the Department of Economics.

To the trustees of the estate of Edward
Whitney for the gift of $200, to Messrs. Qinn
& Company and to Mr. Edward W. Grew for
their gifts of $25 each, to Mr. F. W. Hunne-
weU, 2d, for his gift of $15, and to Prof. A. C.
Coolidge for his gift of $10 toward the South
End House Fellowships.

To Miss Julia Rodman for her unlimited
loan of records of rainfall and temperature
made by her grandfather, Samuel Rodman,
and his son, Thomas R. Rodman, from 1812 to
1905.

To Mr. Henry W. Cunningham for his gift
of a case for the care of the Rodman records at
the Blue Hill Observatory.

The resignation of Walter Cecil
Scfaumb as Assistant in Chemistry was



received and accepted to take effect
September 1, 1915.

Voted to make the following appoint-
ments for one year from Sept. 1, 1915:

XssMtonte : John Bovingdon and Edward -
Otto Tabor, in Public Speaking; William
Woodbridge Eddy, in Semitic Languages.
AsMordi FeUow : Sidney Powers, in Qeology.
Tutor in the Division of History, Qovemment
and Economics: Frederick May Eliot.

Medical School : AuiatarUa : Bernard Ray-
mond and Leroy Newton Flenting, in Physiol-
ogy.

A»9ociatM : Charles Locke Scudder, in Sur-
gery; Andrew Watson Sellards, in Tropical
Medicine.

Teachii%o Fdlow : James Royal Martin, in
Physiology.

Jnatrudor: Qeorge Burgess Magrath, in
Legal Medicine.

Dental School: AsaietanU: William Wilton
Anthony, Francis Chester Durant, William
Gleason Jewett, Chauncey Nye Lewis, Law-
rence Edward McGourty, Charles Weston,
Ringer and Chester Fisher Wolfe, in Operative
Dentistry; Harry Yeates Nutter, in Prosthetio
Dentistry; Walter Irving Ashland, in An«»-



Fellow : Harrison lindsay Packer, in Dental
Anatomy; Jrutntctore : Carl Eaton Safford, in
Operative Dentistry; George Andrew Pease,
in Prosthetic Dentistry.

Committee on Oeneral Bxaminatione in
Hietory, Government and Bconomice: Prof.
George Grafton Wilson, Chairman; Assistant
Prof. Roger Bigelow Merriman, Assistant
Prof. Edmund Esra Day.

Voted to appoint Frederick Law Olm-
sted, Lecturer on Landscape Architec-
ture from Oct. 1» for the remainder of
1915-16.

The President nominated the follow-
ing persons to be members of Adminis-
trative Boards for the year 1915-16, and
it was voted to appoint them:

UniversUy Extension: James Hardy
Ropes, Dean; Josiah Royce, Paul Henry
Hanus, Clifford Herschel Moore, Ernest
Carroll Moore, Kenneth Grant Tre-
mayne Webster, George Washington
Pierce, Hector James Hughes, William
Bennett Munro, Arthur Fisher Whittem.

Graduate School of Medicine : Horace
David Arnold, Dean; Edward Hickling
Bradford, Algernon Coolidge, Robert
Williamson Lovett, Charles Locke Scud-



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der, Fndandk Taylor LonL Walter
Clarice Howe, See.

Denial Sduxd: Eugene Hanes Smith,
Dean; Charles Albert Brackett, George
Howard Monks, William Parker Cooke,
William Henry Potter, Amos Irving
Hadley, Samuel Tuttle Elliott, George
Henry Wright, Leroy Matthew Simpson
Miner.

Voted to approve the appointment of
Prof. W. S. Ferguson as a member of the
Academic Board of Radciiff e College for
1915-16, in pUoe of Fkof . Edwin F. Gay,
resigned.

Voted to diange the title of Henry
Demarest lioyd from Instructor to
Assistant in Syphilis.

Voted to grant the nse of Sanders
Theatre for an address by Prof. Kit-
tredge on April 28, 1916, the three
hundredth anniversary of the death of
Shakespeare.

Meeting of November 29, 1915.

The President and Fellows of Harvard
College, at a meeting called for that
purpose, acting under the authority con-
ferred by Act of the Legislature of Mas-
sachusetts, chapter 248 of the Acts of
1902, herdi>y determines that the recip-
ients of all degrees heretofore or here-
after granted by Harvard College, other
than the recipients of the degrees of
Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and
Honorary Degrees, whose rights are
fixed by chapter 178 of the Acts of 1865
as amended, shall be entitled to vote for
Overseers to the same extent to which
recipients oi the degree of Badielor of
Arts may now so vote and under the
same restrictions.

The Treasurer reported the receipt of
securities valued at $75,220 additional
from the estate of Morrill Wyman on
account of his residuary bequest to es-
Ublish the Morrill Wyman Medical
Research Fund, and the same was
gratefully accepted.



Voted that the IVeadent and Fdbws
desire to express their gratitude to the
following persons for their generous



To Mn. Evs Riploy Thay«r for her gift of
$25,000, given in memory of her hasband. the
income of eueh fund to be used in pasrment of
the ealary of a Teaehing Fellow At the Harvard
Law Sehool, to be known as the "Eara Bipley
Thajrer Teaching Fellow.*'

To Blr. WillJAm Belknap for hia gift of S360,
for a special scholarship in the Department of
Economics for the year 1015-10.

To an anonjrmous friend for the gift of 8260,
the first instalment on account of a certain
•alary.

To the Department of the Classios for the
gift of $200, for the dasaical library.

To Mrs. William Hooper for her gift of $125,
the second quarterly pasrment on account of
her offer to pay a certain salary for the year
1015-16.

To the Department of Economics for the
gift of $74.81 for the purchase of books for iU
special reading-room.

To members of the Class of 1870 for the
gift of $60 for the purchase of books for the
library of the Department of Economics.

To the Department of English for the gift
of $40 for the purchase of books in English
literature for the College library.

To Mr. Augustus Hemenway, Jr., for his
gift of $26 toward the South End House
Fellowshipa.

The following resignaUons were re-
ceived and accepted to take effect,

8€pi. f , 1916 : Walter Walker Palmer, as Fel-
low in Medicine; Nov. i, 1916 : GUbert Horrax,
as Arthur Tracy Cabot FeUow in Charge of
the Laboratory of Surgical Research; D^e. 1,
1916 : Townsend William Thomdike, as FeUow
in Dermatology, John Bovingdon, as Assistant
in Public Speaking, Hiram Binghiun, as Cura-
tor of South American History and literature;

Voted to make the following appoint-
ments.

Far one year fr&m Sepi. f , 1916: AuialamU:
Thomdike Saville, in Geology, Albert Warren
Steams, in Psychiatry (Medical School):
Joseph Maria Thuringer, in Histology and
Embryology (Medical Sehool).

AaaocuMU: David Cheever, in Surgery*
(Medical School).

Fdlow: James Lincoln Huntington, FVedei^
Ick Carpenter Irving, Foster Standish Kellogg
and John Baker Swift in Obstetrics (Medical
Sehool).

JnatrudoT: Edward Thomas Gibson, in Ffey-
chiatry (Medical School).

Tvlor in the Division of History, Govern-
ment and Economics: Harold Hitchings Bur-



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From No9, 1, for the remainder of 1915-16:
Arthur Traey Cabot Fellow in Charge of the
Laboratory of SurKieal Reeeareh, Samuel
Clark Harvey.

VoUd to appoint Heniy Shoemaker
Conaid, Visiting Lecturer on Botany
from Grinnell College for the aeeond
half of 1915-16.

The President reported that Maurice
Caullery had been appointed and ac-
o^ted as Exchange Professor from Paris
for the second half of the academic year
1915-16.

Voted to appomt Arthur W. Carpen-
ter» Field Director of the Central Amer-
ican Expedition for the year 1915-16.

Voted to appoint Richard F. Carroll,
Secretary of the Peabody Museum from
Jan. I, 1916.

Voted to appoint Charles Clarice Wil-
loughby. Director of the Peabody Mu-
seum for five years from Dec. 1, 1915.

The President nominated John War-
ren as an additional member of the
Administrative Board of the Graduate
School of Medicine for the year 1915-16,
and it was Voted to appoint him.

Voted to appoint William Sturgis Big-
elow, John Templeman Coolidge and
Robert Bacon, Trustees of the Museum
of Fine Arts for one year from Jan. 1»
1916.

Voted to confirm the appointment of
Alfred Marston Tozzer as a member of
the Faculty of the Peabody Museum.

Voted to appoint Oakes Ames, Assist-
ant Professor of Botany for five years
from Sept. 1, 1915.

Voted to appoint Dunham Jackson,
Assistant Professor of Mathematics for
five years from Sept. 1, 1916.

The election of A. Lawrence Lowell,
Malcolm Donald, and N. Penrose Hal-
lowell as members of the Board of Trus-
tees of the Harvard Union to serve un-
til Commencement Day, 1917, and of
William B. Munro and William R.
Thayer to serve until Commencement



Day, 1918, havhig been duly certified to
the Board, it was Voted to confirm said
dection.

Voted to grant leave of absence to
Assistant Librarian A. C. Potter for six
months from Dec. 1, 1915.

Voted to grant leave of absence to
Prof. Frederick J. Turner for the aca-
demic year 1916-17, in accordance with
the rules established by this Board May
81, 1880.

Meeting oj December 20, 1915.

The Treasurer reported the receipt of
$10, the ISth annual payment under the
provisions of dause 40 of the will of
Jerome Wheelodc as amended by section
17 of the modifications and amendments
thereof, and the same was gratefully
accepted.

Voted that the President and Fellows
desire to express their gratitude to the
following persons for their generous
gifts:

To Miaa Abby A. Bradley for her gift of
$600. to be added to the income of the Tt^lliam
L. Bradley Fund for the Arnold Arboretum.

To the Harvard Club of Cleveland for the
gift of $250, the final payment on account of
three scholarahips for the year 1915-16.

To Mr. Arthur Lehman for his gift of $225,
to be added to the income of the William
Hayee Fogg Fund.

To MoBsrs. Frederick H., Horace U., and
John A. Qade for the gift of $213.81 for the
purchase of Scandinavian books tat the Col-
lege Library.

To Mr. George B. Leighton for his gift of
$100, to be used for defraying the expenses of
Prof. Atwood's summer trip to Colorado, and
$200 for the purchase of books for the Library
of the Graduate School of Business Adminia*
tration.

To the Trustees of the A. W. Blake Fund for
the gift of $100, to pay a certain salary for the
year 1915-16.

To Mr. Thomas W. Lamont for his gift of
$60. toward the scholarship to be awarded to
J. M. Brewer, in the Division of Education
for the year 1915-16.

To Mr. Philippe B. Marcou for his gift of
$50 for the Jeremy Belknap Prise for the year
1915-16.

To Mrs. Edward F. Greene for her gift of
$25, to be used for the planting of a small tree
in the College Yard.



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To Kfr. Grenyille H. NoreroM for his addi-
tional gift of $12.30 for binding Phi BeU
Kappa orationa and poems for the College
Library.

To the Alpha Omega Alpha Society for the
gift of $8 for the purchaae of books for the
Library of the Medical School.

For the additional gift of S30 toward a oer-
tain salary for the year 1915-16.

Voted to make the following appoint-
ments.

Pot one year from Sept. 1, J91B : Medical
School : George Richards Minot, Harry Linen-
thai and Harold Bowditch, Assistants in Medi-
cine; Albert Ehrenfried and Ernest Gray,
Assistants in Surgery; Robert Bayley Osgood.
Instructor in Surgery; Raymond Stanton
Titus, Alumni Assistant in Obstetrics; William
Richard Ohler, Austin Teaching Fellow in
Bacteriology.

For the eecond half of 1915-16: John Kiri-
land Wright, Assistant in Military Science.

For the year 1916-16 : FVands Weld Pea-
body, Consulting Physician to the Collis P.
Huntington Memorial Hospital; Robert Bat-
tey Greenough, Surgeon-in-Chaiige of the Col-
lis P. Huntington Memorial Hospital; Edward
Hammond Risley, Assistant Surgeon to the
Collis P. Huntington Memorial Hospital;
Henry Lyman, Research Fellow in Chemistry
of the Cancer Commission of Harvard Univ.

For one year from Sept. f, 1916: Aristides
Evangelus Phoutrides, Instructor in Greek
and Latin.

Voted to appoint Roy Kenneth Hack,
Instructor in Greek and Latin from
Sept. 1, 1916.

Voted to appoint Robert Ho¥rard
Lord, Assistant Professor of History for
five years from Sept. 1, 1916.

Voted to make the following changes of
titles: James Patrick O'Hare from Fel-
low to Assistant in Medicine, Vincent
Robert Yapp from Assistant in the
Library to Superintendent of Circula-
tion.

Voted to grant leave of absence, for
the second half of the academic year
1916-17, to Prof. Paul Henry Hanus.

Voted to grant leave of absence, for the
second half of the academic year 1916-
17, to Assistant Prof. Henry W. Holmes,
in accordance with the rules established
by this Board May SI, 1880.

Voted, on reconmiendation of the



Faculty of Divinity, with the approval
of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, in so
far as their courses are concerned, that
for the academic year 1916-17 Graduate
students in Newton Theological Institu-
tion and students in the Senior dass who
are already Bachdors of Arts, who have
attained an average grade of not less
than 85 per cent during the preceding
year in the School may, with the ap-
proval of both faculties, register in the
Harvard Divinity School, and take, with-
out charge, a maximum of two Harvard
courses as part of their year's work in
Newton Theological Institution; it being
understood that this agreement does not
oblige an instructor to give any course
which would not be given were it not for
students in Newton Theological Insti-
tution.

Voted that, commencing with the aca-
demic year 1916-17, all fellowships and
sdiolarships in Harvard College, the
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences,
the Graduate School of Business Admin-
istration, the Scfaook of Architecture
and Landscape Architecture, and the
Bussey Institution with the Sdio<4 of
Forestry, a¥nirded by the University on
the ground of scholarship and on account
of need, shall be increased by $50 over
the amount as awarded in the year 1914-
15, provided the recipient is paying a
tuition fee of $200.

Meeting of January 10, 1916.

The Treasurer reported the following
receipts, and the same were gratefully
accepted:

$500 in addition to the $1000. previously
received for a certain salary for the year
1915-16.

From the estate of F. W. Putnam. $12 for
the F. W. Putnam Fund of the Peabody
Museum. ^

Voted that the President and Fellows
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following persons for thdr generous
gifts:

To Mr. J. P. Morgan for his additional gift
of $2500 for the equipment of the library.

To Mr. Augustus Hemenway for his gift of
$1000 for the general uses of the University.
^ To Mr. Percy Lee Atherton for his gift of
410,000, the amount bequeathed to him under
clause four of the will of the late J. Arthur
Beebe, "to be spent by him at his disoretion
for musical progress at Harvard College."

To Mr. M. Douglas Flattery for his gift of
$600 to increase the income of the Flattery
Research Fund.

To Mrs. William Hooper for her gift of $500,



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