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new Germanic Museum is approaching completion, and will undoubtedly
be ready for use with the opening of the next College year. There has
lately been given to the Museum an interesting collection of prints which
illustrate the works of Goethe. — The Fogg Art Museum has recently
acquired through a gift a collection of forty-six miniatures representing
the work of the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries. The min-
iatures consist of historiated initials and illuminated borders cut from
chorals, psalters, etc. — The following officers of the Harvard Law Re^
view have been selected for next year : President', Charles Bunn (Prince-
ton 14) ; Treasurer, W. C. Brown, Jr., 14 ; Note Editor, D. E. Dunbar,
13 ; and Case Editor, G. H. Semler (Yale, 14).— The annual triangular
debate this year resulted in a victory for the University over Yale and
a defeat at the hands of Princeton. The subject which was debated was,
'^ Resolved, That the United States should adopt a compulsory military
service modeled after Switzerland.*' The record for the eight years of
debating stands, Harvard 9, Princeton 7, and Yale 5 victories. Of cham-
pionships, i.e., two victories in one series of debates. Harvard has won 3,
Princeton 2, and Yale 1. — A new course in the Department of English,
dealing with English and American Literature since 1890, will be offered
next year by Dr. Ernest Bernbaum, '02. It will take up the chief wnters,



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treating them with reference to modem problems, and especially in con-
nection with the present European war. — A series of seven lectures on
Military Medicine were given in April and May at the Medical School
on such specific topics as recruiting, field and camp sanitation, medical
administration, sanitary tactics and first-aid, and military discipline. —
The Summer School of 1916 will begin on July 10 and continue until
August 19. Its offering of courses for the coming session is an especially
attractive one. Two of the Freshman Halls will be opened for summer stu-
dents, Gore Hall for the men and Standish Hall for the women students.
—The "William Belden Noble Lectures were given during March by Prof.
Shailer Mathews, of the University of Chicago, on the general subject of
^' The Spiritual Interpretation of History." There were many other inter-
esting lectures delivered at the University during the early spring months,
either in series or in a single talk. Among these were the lectures by
Prof. Unokichi Hattori, of the Imperial Univeraity of Tokyo, on ** Con-
fucianism " ; by Professor 6. M. Wrong, of the University of Toronto,
on ^' Canadian History and Government " ; by Mr. Langdon Warner,
'03, on " The Development of Chinese Art " ; by Mr. F. B. Williams,
'88, on "The City Planning Law of the United States " ; by Mr. George
Sarton, of Ghent University, on " An Introduction to the History of Sci-
ence " ; by Mr. Timothy Cole on '* The Analogy between Engraving and
Painting " ; and by Mr. G. Lowes Dickinson, of Cambridge University,
on '^ International Reconstruction after the War."



CORPORATION RECORDS.

Meeting of January 81, 1916.
The Treasurer reported the following
receipts, and the same were gratefully
accepted:

Securities valued at $2428 additional from
the estate of Morrill Wyinan, on account of his
residuary bequest to establish the Morrill Wy-
man Medical Research Fund.

$22.86 additional from the estate of James
L. Whitney, in accordance with the 12th
clause in his will for Uie benefit of the Whitney
Library in the Museum of Comparative Zool-
ogy.

Voted that the President and Fellows
desire to express their gratitude to the
foUowing persons for their generous

gifts:

To an anonymous friend for the gift of $4000
for a certain salary.

To Mrs. Samuel Sachs for her gift of $2500
for the benefit of the Fogg Art Museum.



To the Harvard Medical Alumni Associa-
tion for the gift of $2150. — $2000 thereof to
be used for the payment in the Medical School
of four alumni assistants for the year 1015-16,
— and $150 to be added to the "Harvard
Medical Alumni Association Fund."

To Miss Katherine E. Bulkird for her gift of
$500 to be used at the discretion of Professor
Southard for research work in the department
of Neuropathology.

To Mr. Felix M. Warburg for his gift of
$500, the second payment on account of his
offer of $2500 towards a certain salary.

To Mr. John T. Morse, Jr., for his gift of
$300, the third payment on account of his offer
of $1500, and to Mr. Lawrence E. Sexton for
his gift of $100, the third payment on account
of his offer of $500 towards a certain salary.

To an anon3rmouB friend for the gift of $250
for an anonymous purpose.

To Mr. Charles S. Hinchman for his gift of
$250 towards a Maria Mitchell Fellowship at
the Observatory.

To the Harvard Club of Syracuse for the gift
of $200 for the scholarship for the year 1915-16.

To the Harvard Club of the Connecticut Val-
ley for the gift of $200 for the scholarship for
the year 1915-16.



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To the Harvard dub of San FVanebeo for
the gift of $200, the aeoond inatalzDeDt on ao*
count of the aeholarship for the year 1915-16.

To the Harvard Ciuh of Akron for the gift
of $125 towards the acholarship for the year
1915-16.

To the Harvard Ciuh of New Jersey for the
gift of $125, the final instalment on aocottnt of
the scholarship lor the year 1915-16.

To Mr. J. Templeman Ck>oUdge for his gift
of $100 towards the "Fund for Lectures" in
the Division of Fine Arts.

To Mr. John B. Stetson, Jr., for his gift of
$100 for the purehase of books for the library
of the Peabody Museum.

To Mr. William Endicott for his gift of $100,
the third payment on account of his offer of
$100 a year for five years for the purchase of
books on Transportation.

Voted that tbe President and Fellows
desire to express their gratitude to Mr.
William Endioott for his generous offer
to present an organ to Phillips Brooks
House, and to meet the expenses of
changes in the upper room.

Voted that the President and Fellows
desire to express their gratitude to Mr.
John B. Stetson, Jr., for his generous
offer to present to the Peabody Museum
a pedestal and a bust of the late Profes-
sor Frederic Ward Putnam.

The resignation of Bernard Raymond
as Assistant in Physiology was received
and accepted to take effect Feb. 1,
1916.

The resignation of Joseph Doddridge
Brannan as Bussey Froteasor of Law was
received and accepted to take effect
Sept. 1. 1916.

Voied to appoint Irving William Ja-
cobs, Fellow in Pediatrics for one year
from Sept. 1, 1915.

Voted to appoint Lewis Da3rton Stil-
well. Assistant in History for the second
half of the academic year 1915-16.

Voted to appoint Harold Joseph
Laski, Instructor in History and Tutor
in the Division of History, Government
and Economics for one year from Sept.
1, 1916.

Voted to appoint the following Instruc-
tors for three years from Sept 1, 1916:



John Marks Brewof, in Education; Julius
Klein, in Latin-American History and Eoo-



Voted to i^ipoint Joseph Doddridge
Brannan, Bussey Professor of Lav.
Emeniue, from Sept 1, 1916.

Voted to appoint the following In-
structors from Sept 1, 1916:

Roc«r Adams, in diemistry; Harold Hitcb-
ings Burbank, in Economics; Gabriel Marcus
Green, in Mathematics.

Voted to appoint the following Assist*

ant Professors for five years from Sept

1. 1916:

Louis AUard, off French; Henry Vincent
Hubbard, of Landscape Arcldtecture; Grinnell
Jones,of Chemistry; Kenneth Grant Tk^mayne
Webster, of English.

Voted to proceed to the Section ci
an Associate Professor of Architectural
Design, to serve from S^t 1, 1916:
Whereupon, ballots being given in, it
appeared that John Sanford Humphreys
was elected.

Voted to proceed to the election of a
Professor of Latin- American History and
Economics, to serve for one year from
Sept. 1, 1916: Whereupon, ballots being
given in, it appeared that Ernesto
Quesada was elected.

Voted to grant leave of absence to
Prof. Barrett Wendell for one half of the
academic year 1916-17.

Meeting of February 14, 1916.
Voted that the President and Fdk>ws
desire to express their gratitude to the
following persons for their generous
gifts:

To Mr. Joseph Lee for his gift of $1000, the
first and second pasrments on account of his
offer of $2500. and to Mr. George D. Markham
for his gift of $50, the first payment on account
of his offer of $250 towards a certain salary.

To the Massachusetts Society for Promoting
Agriculture for the gift of $625, the second
quarterly payment for the year 1915-16 on ao*
count of their annual gift of $2500 to the Ar-
boretum, in accordance with their vote of July
10, 1904.

To Mr. John Craig for his gift of $250 for



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the purchaM of books od the history of the
English Drama, for the College Library.

To the Hanrard Club of Michigan for the
gift of $150, the second instafaneot on aoeount
of the scholarship for the year 1915-16.

To the Harvard Club of Minnesota for the
gift of $125, the second instalment on account
of the scholarship for the year 1915-10.

To the Harvard Club of Lynn for the gift
of $50, the final instalment on account of the
scholarship for the year 1915-10.

To Mr. Richard A. F. Penrose, Jr., for his
gift of $150. to Mr. George P. Gardner for his
gift of $100 and to Mr. George B. Leighton
for his 1^ of $80 to be used for a special salary
and expenses in the Geological Department

To Mr. FVederiok P. Fish for the gift of $10a
the third payment on account of his offer of
$500 towards a certain salary.

To Mr. James F. Porter for his gift of $50 for
the Bermuda Biological Station for Research.

To Mr. Alexander Whiteside for his gift of
$25 towards the South End House Fellowships.

To Mr. Frederic A. Eustis for his gift of
$25 towards the cost of restoring a painting of
the School of Ghirlandaio i»esented to the
Fogg Art Museum by Messrs. Louis Cabot,
William E. C. Eustis, and Augustus Hemen-
way.

To Mrs. Alexander 8. Porter for her gift of
a portrait of Colonel James Savage, of the 2d
Maseachusetts Regiment, which will be hung
in Memorial HaD.

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

George Richards Minot, Assistant in Chem-
istry. Medical School: Robert Louis Levy,
Assistant in Physiology; Clifford Black Walk-
er, Assistant in Ophthalmology. Denial Sc/umI:
Waldo Elias Boardman, Curator of the Dental
Museum and Librarian of the Dental School;
Stuart Roberts Hayman, Assistant in Opera-
tive Dentistry and Fellow in Anatomy; Ernest
Lapham Lockwood and William Vernon Ry-
der, Assistants in Operative Dentistry; Nor-
man Ellard, Charles Warren Patch, Charles
William Rawlins, and Habib Ynsuf Rihan,
Assistants in Prosthetic Dentistry.

Voied to appoint Shailer Mathews,
Lecturer on the William Belden Noble
Foundation for the year 1915-16.

Voted to appoint Thomas Powderly
Martin, Archivist to the Harvard Com-
mission on Western Histoiy from Feb.
1, 1016. to July 1, 1917.

Voted to make the following appoint-
ments for the year 1916-17:

Max Farrand, Lecturer on History; Ber-
trand Arthur William Russell, Lecturer on
Philosophy (2d half); Charles Newton Smilfly,



Exchange I^eeturor on Classica, from Grinsell
CoUege (2d half).

Voted to iq>point George Ellsworth
Johnson, Assistant Phtfessor of Educa-
tion for two years from Sept. 1, 1916.

Voted to establish the John E. Hud-
son Professorship of Archaeology.

Voted to proceed to the election of the
John £. Hudson Professor of Arch»ol-
ogy> to serve from Sept. 1, 1916: Where-
upon, baUots bdng given in, it appeared
that George Henry Chase was elected.

Voted to proceed to the election of a
Professor of Anthropology, to serve
from Sept. 1, 1916: Whereupon, ballots
being given in, it appeared that Roland
Burrage Discon was elected.

Voted to proceed to the election of a
Professor of History and Government,
to serve from Sept. 1, 1916: Whereiqmn
ballots being given in, it appeared that
Charles Howard McDwain was elected.

MeOin^ rf FArmry ^ 1916.

The Treasurer rqx>rted the following
receipts, and the same were gratefully
accepted:

From estate of Fknnle Bartlett, $18,555.86
in pasrment of her bequest of $20,000, **the
same to be hdd as the Matthew and MaryE.
Bartlett memorial fund, the income thereof to
be applied to the maintenance of two annual
scholarships of equal amounts, to aid in their
education worthy and meritorious students who
are in need of financial assistance, one for stu-
dents in the college proper and one for stu-
dents in the Harvard Medical School."

From the estate of Samuel Ames, $2000,
being his bequest to ** Harvard University . . .
to be devoted to the uses of the Law School of
said University."

Voted that the President and Fellows
desire to express their gratitude for the
generous gift of $10,000, received
through Drs. WQliam M. Bullard, Wal-
ter Channing and Herbert B. Howard
from sundry subscribers to the endow- *
ment of a Professorship of Psychiatry
in the Harvard Medical School, to be
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Profesaonbip of Neuropathology in the
Harvud Medical School.

VoUd that the Praident and FeQows
desire to express their gratitude to the
following persons for their generous
gifts:

To Mr. Frank OnJiMn Thomson for his sift
of $2600 on account of hU offer of SfiOOOa year
for ten yean, beginninc with the year 1909-
10, for inatruction in Municipal Government,
in addition to that already siven.

To Meena. Frank Graham Thomson and
Clarke Thomson for their gifta amounting to
$1875, on account of their offer of $^00 a year
for five years for supporting the Bureau of
Municipal Research in connection with the
course in Municipal Government.

To Mr. John & Amea for his gift of $1000
for immediate use in the Laboratory of Surgi-
cal Research.

To an anonymous friend for the gift of $350
for the Ricardo Prise Scholarship for the year
1916-17.

To an anonjrmous friend for the gift of $250,
the final instalment on account of a certain sal-
ary.

To Mr. Randolph C. Grew for his gift of
$200 towards the South End House FeUow-
ships.

To Mrs. George Tywm tar her gift of $100,
to Mr. William Stanley Parker for his gift of
$41.66 and to Mr. Ralph Adams Cram for his
gift of $25 towards a certain saUuy.

To Mr. Rodolphe L. Agaasis for his gift
of $150 to be used for a special salary and
expenses in the Geological Department.

To the Harvard Club of Washington for the
gift of $125, the first instalment on account of
the scholarship for the year 1915-16.

To Mrs. Ralph Emerson Forbes for her gift
of'$100 and to Mr. Waldo E. Forbes for his gift
of $25 towards a certain salary.

To Dr. William Sturgis Bigdow for his gift
of $100 towards the traveling expenses of vis-
iting professors to the Department of Geol-
ogy.

To Mr. John M. Culp for his gift of $50. be-
ing the amount of his honorarium returned to
be used for the Lecture Fund of the Gradiute
School of Business Administration.

To Mr. Frank M. Brinckerhoff for his gift
of a bronae tablet in memory of his brother,
Walter Remsen Brinckerhoff, which has been
placed in Appleton Chapel.

The following resignations were re-
ceived and accepted:

To take effect Sept, 1, 1915, Robert Lindley
Murray UnderhiU, as Aiasistant in Philosophy.
To take effect March 1, 1916, George Herbtft
McCaffrey, as Assistant in Government. To
take effect Sept. 1, 1916, John Charles Duncan,
as Instructor in Astronomy.



Voted to make the following appoint-
ments for the second half of the aca-
demic year 1915-16:

Alan Mataon Rodgen, Proctor; Edwin
Martin Chamberlin, Assistant in Education;
Ray Ethan Torrey, Aasiatant in Botany.

Voted to make the following appoint-
ments for one year from Sept 1» 1916:

William LeRoy Hart and Edward Kirdier,
Benjamin Peiroe Inatructors in Mathematics.

Voted to appoint Eugtoe Louis Raiche,
Instructor in French from Sept. 1, 1916.

Voted to appoint the following Assist-
ant Ptofessors for five years from Sept.
1, 1916:

Elliott Gray Brackett, of Orthopedic Sur^
gery; Frederick Herman Verhoeff, of Ophthal-
mological Research.

Voted to grant leave of absence to
Prof. Ephraim Emerton for the second
half of the academic year 1916-17.

Meeting qf Mardt 13, 1916.
The Treasurer reported the following
receipts, and the same were gratefully
accepted:

In settlement of the estate of Francis
Amory, $51,300, in memory of his father,
George William Amory, "for the purpose of
being invested in real estate, or safe mortgages
on real estate, or bonds, or other good securities,
and the net income and the dividends aris-
ing therefrom to be together so invested and
added to the capital, without applying any
part thereof to any other purpose whatever,
for the period of twenty-one years, from the
date of my death, when the same shall forever
remain a permanent fund, to be called 'The
Amory Astronomical Fund,' if not inconsistent
with the rules and regulations of the afore-
mentioned College, the income only of which is
to be appropriated by them to the promotion
and advancement of astronomical science.**

From the estate of Morris Longstreth
$8,346.97 on account of his residuary bequest
"the income thereof to be used as they [the
President and Fellows] may from time to time
determine and think proper, without any re-
striction as to the purposes for which the same
may be appropriated. ..."

Voted that the President and Fellows
desire to express their gratitude to the
following persons for their generous
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To an ftnonsnnoiis friend for the gift of tlOOO
for current expeneea of the CoHie P. Huntinc-
ton Memorial HoepitaL

To an anonymous friend for the gift of $300,
to Mrs. WiUiam H. Forbes for her gift of $125,
to Mr. Arthur Sachs for his gift of $100 and to
Mr. Walter E. Sadw for his gift of $25 to i>ay
for lectures at the Fogg Art Museum during
the year 1915-18.

To Mr. Oakes Ames for his gift of $450 for
the Bermuda Biological Station for Research.

To Mr. Augustus Hemenway for his gift of
$100 towards the " Surgical Library Book
Fund."

To Mr. Emile F. Williams for his gift of $100
to be added to the Asa Gray Memorial Fund.

To Mr. Augustus Hemenway for his gift of
$50 and to Mr. Augustus H. Eustis for his gift
of $25 towards the cost of restoring a i>ainting
of the School of Qhirlandaio, i»«senteid to the
Fogg Art Museum by Messrs. Louis Cabot,
William E. C. Eustis and Augustus Hemenway.

To Professor John E. Wolff for his gift of
$65.50 for the Department of Mineralogy and
Petrography.

To Messrs. Augustus Hemenway, Louis
Cabot and William E. C. Eustis for their gift
of a painting of the School of Ghirlandaio,
presented in 1012 to the Fogg Art Museum.

To Mr. John Pierpont Morgan for his gift
of a catalogue of his ooUection of drawings,
presented to the Fogg Art Museum.

To Mrs. James H. Means for her gift of
records of weather made by her great grand-
father, Dr. John Jeffries, to the Blue Hill Ob-
servatory.

Voted to make the following appoint-
ments:

For one year from Sept. 1, 1916, Ernest
Waters Wescott. Assistant in Chemistry: Wil-
liam David SmiUi. Assistant in Medicine; Wil-
liam Richard Ohler, Edmund Francis Walsh
and John Alexander Wentworth, Fellows in
Medicine. From Feb. 1, for the remainder of
1916-16, Frank Billings, Visiting Lecturer on
Medicine. For the eeeond half of 191&rl6, Esra
Albert Cook. Assbtant in Philosophy; Philip
Lombard Given and Sidney Leavitt Pressey,
Assistants in Psychology. For the year from
Sept. 1, 1916, Chester Aklen McLain, Esra
Ripley Thayer Teaching Fellow (Law School) ;
Francis Joseph Swayse, Lecturer on Legal
Ethics (Law School); William Goodrich
Thompson, Lecturer on Brief Making and the
Preparation of Cases (Law School); Chester
Alden McLain, Lecturer on Constitutional
Law; I.«eonud Thompson Troland, Instructor
in Psychology.

Voted to i^point Frederic Palmer a
member of the Faculty of Divinity for
one year from Sept. 1, 1916.

Voted to i^point the following Preach-



ers to the University for the year from
Sept. 1, 1916:

Edward Caldwell Moore, Chairman, ex
officio: George AlezaiKier Johnston Ross, Paul
Revere Frothingham, EHwood Worcester,
Albert Parker Fitch, Harry Emerson Fosdick.

VoUd to appoint Zechariah Chafee»
Jr., Assistant Professor of Law for five
years from Sept. 1, 1916.

V<aod to change the title of James
Hardy Ropes from Dean of the Depart-
ment of University Extension to Dean
of Special Students and Dean in charge
of University Extension.

VoUd that the President be author-
ized to hold the Conunenoement pro-
ceedings for the conferring of degrees
this year at the Stadium on the morning
of Commencement Day.

Voted to grant leave of absence, to
Assistant Prof. Harvey Nathaniel Davis
for the second half of the academic year
1916-17.

Voted to grant leave of absence to
A. E. Monroe, Assistant in Economics
and Tutor in the Division of History,
Government and Economics, from
March 1, 1916.

An agreement between Harvard
University, on behalf of the Division of
Education, and the town of Lexington,
similar to that executed with the cities
of Cambridge, Newton, and Medford,
and the towns of Brookline and Arling-
ton at the meeting of Oct. 28, 1912, was
presented, and it was wied to authorize
the President to execute said agreement.

Meeting cf March 27, 1916.

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

From the estate of J. Arthur Beebe, $51,600
on account of his residuary bequest "To Har-
vard CoII^ie in trust, to use the income there-
of for the general purposes of the University."

From the estate of Sarah A. Matchett,
SfiO.OOO, the fourth payment on. account of
her residuary bequest.

From the estate of Agatha Schors, $1000



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in MOorcUnee with the f oDowing paracmph of
her will: " Tenth: I give and bequeath to the
Stillman Infirmary of Harvard College, to be
devoted to the Herbert Bchnn Free Bed Fund,
the sum of One ThouMod Dollars (f 1000 )."

VoUd that the President and Fellows

desire to express their gratitude to the

following persons for their generous

gifts:

To the Harvard Club of Seattle for the gift
of $150, the first instalment on account of the
Bchobtrship for the year 101&-10.

To Professor John E. WoUT for his gift of
$132.16 towards the purchase of a collection
for the Mineralogical Museum, and $9.75 to
supplement the appropriation for the Minera-
logical Museum for 1915-16.

To two anonymous friends for their gifts of
$125 each for a Research Scholarship in the
Law School for the year 1915-16.

To Mr. Walter H. Cottingfaam for his gift
of $100 to be credited to the Loan Fund of the
Graduate School of Businsas Administration.

To Mr. Charles K. Cummings for his gift
of $100 towards a certain salary.

To Mr. James Loeb for his annual gift of
$100 for the purchase of labor periodicals for
the College Library.

To Mr. Evan Randolph for his unrestricted
gift of $100 to be applied by the President.

To. the Department of External Affairs of
the Federal Government of Australia for their
gift of a quantity of lantern slides, presented
to the Geological Museum.

VoUd that the President and Fellows
desire to express their gratitude to Mr.
Samuel Sachs for hb generous offer to
esUblish the "Sachs Research Fellow-
ship in Fine Arts»" in accordance with
his letter of March 18, 1916, and the
same was gratefully accepted.

Voted that the President and Fellows
desire to express their gratitude to the
General Electric Company for their gen-
erous offer of an X-ray set for the Collis
P. Huntington Memorial Hospital, and
the same was gratefully accepted.

The President reported the death of
Frederick Lewis Gay, Curator of British
and American Historical Tracts in the
Library, which occurred on the third
instant, in the sixtieth year of his age.

The resignation of Abner Post as*
Professor of Syphilis was received and
accepted to Uke effect Sept. 1, 1910.



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

Gradual Sekoal i4 Medieitu, Thomas Glut-
tenden Hill and Frank Pereival Williama. Ib-



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