University of Massachusetts Amherst - Index Yearbook (Amherst, MA)

 - Class of 1883

Page 99 of 140

 

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Index Yearbook (Amherst, MA) online yearbook collection, 1883 Edition, Page 99 of 140
Page 99 of 140



University of Massachusetts Amherst - Index Yearbook (Amherst, MA) online yearbook collection, 1883 Edition, Page 98
Previous Page

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Index Yearbook (Amherst, MA) online yearbook collection, 1883 Edition, Page 100
Next Page

Search for Classmates, Friends, and Family in one
of the Largest Collections of Online Yearbooks!



Your membership with E-Yearbook.com provides these benefits:
  • Instant Access to Millions of Yearbook Pictures
  • High-Resolution, Full Color Images Available Online
  • Search, Browse, Read, and Print Yearbook Pages
  • View College, High School, and Military Yearbooks
  • Browse our digital annual library spanning centuries
  • Support the Schools in our Program by Subscribing

Page 99 text:

1875. Lieut. A. H. Merrill ' s term of office expires. Lieut. C. A. L. Totten appointed as pi-ofessor of military science and lacLicfc Class of ' 79 entered 31 members. West Point uniform introduced. Rifle Association formed. Prof. Stockbridge publishes his formula for fertilization. 1876. Prof. N. Cressy leaves. President Clark, with Messrs. Wheeler and Penhallow, leave for Japan, to found an Agricultural College. Class of ' 80 entered 33 members. A. A. Southwick becomes farm superintendant. Mortars arrived. Military diploma issued. 1877. Centennial battery and magazine completed. Pres. Clark arrives home from Japan. Class of ' 81 entered 34 members. Nev7 green-house built by Wm. Knovsrlton, Esq. Base ball uniform chosen. 1878. Whiting street among other bequests, left the college $1,000. $1,000 was given for the purpose of forming an experinaental station. An association was formed and the money divided as follows : $500 to test the feasibility of raising Sorgum and manufacturing Sugar and syrup from it ; $200 to test the nutritive value of Corn, raised in different sections of the Union ; $100 to test the purity and germinating power of seeds ; $100 for making practical tests with the lycimetre. The remaining $100 to be spent in ascertaining the effects of different kinds of green fodder in the quality of butter. A lycimetre put in on the field in front of Prof. Stockbridge ' s. Trustees offer one hundred and fifty scholarships. Lieut. Totten leaves. Class of ' 83 entered 82 members. Capt. Smith acts temporily as commandant and is succeeded by Lieut, Morris. 1879. Legislature votes to pay the debt of the College. Prof. Maynard elected to a full professorship. 85

Page 98 text:

Class of ' 74 entered 24. Aggies beat the Amherst ' s at boating. College colors maroon and white. 1871. $50,000 allowed by the Legislature, to pay all debts and current expenses. $150,000 allowed by the Legislature, to be added to the permanent fund of the college. 140 stands of infantry arms, with equipments received. July 21st, Aggies win in the inter-collegiate regatta at Ingleside. Time 16 min., 46 1-2 sec. ; distance 3 miles, straight-away. S. H. Peabody elected professor of mathematics. H. J. Clark elected professor of veterinary science and zoology. Miss Mary Robinson left $2,000 to found scholarships. Class of ' 75 entered 38. Prof. Groessmann submits his first report upon beet experiments. 1872. A. H. Merrill appointed professor of military science and tactics. Prof. Goessmann submits first report on fertilizers. Class of ' 76 enters 37. 1873. Prof. Goessman elected agricultural chemist and state inspector of fertil- izers. Second report on fertilizers submitted. Flag pole erected. Parnsworth prizes for excellence in declamation founded. Hon. Wm. Claflin founded the Grinnell agricultural prizes. Phi Sigma Kappa society founded. Prof. H. J. Clark died. Prof. N. Cressy elected. ' 77 entered 23 members. 1874. Two brass cannon arrived. Prof. Goessmann ' s third report upon fertilizers. M. A. C. becomes the Agricultural College of the Boston University. S. T. Maynard, B. S., becomes gardner and assistant professor of horti- culture. Prof. Peabody resigns professorship of mathematics. Class of ' 78 enters 25 members. The Associate Alumni of the M. A. C. formed. 84



Page 100 text:

Pres. Clark resigned. Hon. Charles L. Flint, Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture, elected President. Class work on the " no pay " system. Professorship of Mental and moral science abolished. Class of ' S3 entered 13 members. Tuition reduced from $75 to 136 per year. System of leasing rooms introduced. Shakespearean club formed. A. A. Southwick farm superintendent resigns. 1880. Hon. Levi Stockbridge resigns the professorship of agricultui ' e, but it is not accepted. The resignation of Pres. Flint is accepted, and Prof. Stockbridge is made President, and with the beginning of the Spring term he entered upon the duties of that office, together with those of his department. Pelham w ater let into the pipes on the ground. Concrete walks laid about the buildings. Freshma.n class entered sixteen members. X. Y. Clark engaged as professor of Physiology, Greology, Veterinary and Entomology. Prof. X. Y. Clark resigns and Prof. Tyler engaged as instructor in Natural Sciences. IJov. 19. — A game of foot-ball between the Willistons and " Aggies. " Nov. 13. — Game of foot-ball between the " Aggies " and Amherst Fresh- men. Nov. — Freshies " sold " three times trying to haze the Sophomores. Dec. 1. — First good sleighing of the season. Dec. 25. — Holiday — a quiet day about college. 1881. Jan. 1.— Holiday. Jan. 8. — Farmer ' s Institute in the chapel, considerable discussion advoca- ting the establishment of an experimental station at the college. Two dignified Seniors get into trouble from borrowing a farm- er ' s team without permission. Jan. 12. — New heating apparatus placed in the chapel. Jan. 25. — Carr receives a fall in the " Gym. " Feb. 11. — The W. I. L. S. holds a mock trial which jDroves to be a complete success. Feb. 22.— HoHday. Feb. 15 ' 16. — Skating parties on the college pond, in which fifteen young ladies aid the students in making the occasion an enjoyable one. 86

Suggestions in the University of Massachusetts Amherst - Index Yearbook (Amherst, MA) collection:

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Index Yearbook (Amherst, MA) online yearbook collection, 1880 Edition, Page 1

1880

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Index Yearbook (Amherst, MA) online yearbook collection, 1881 Edition, Page 1

1881

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Index Yearbook (Amherst, MA) online yearbook collection, 1882 Edition, Page 1

1882

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Index Yearbook (Amherst, MA) online yearbook collection, 1884 Edition, Page 1

1884

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Index Yearbook (Amherst, MA) online yearbook collection, 1885 Edition, Page 1

1885

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Index Yearbook (Amherst, MA) online yearbook collection, 1886 Edition, Page 1

1886

1985 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1970 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1972 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1965 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals
FIND FRIENDS AND CLASMATES GENEALOGY ARCHIVE REUNION PLANNING
Are you trying to find old school friends, old classmates, fellow servicemen or shipmates? Do you want to see past girlfriends or boyfriends? Relive homecoming, prom, graduation, and other moments on campus captured in yearbook pictures. Revisit your fraternity or sorority and see familiar places. See members of old school clubs and relive old times. Start your search today! Looking for old family members and relatives? Do you want to find pictures of parents or grandparents when they were in school? Want to find out what hairstyle was popular in the 1920s? E-Yearbook.com has a wealth of genealogy information spanning over a century for many schools with full text search. Use our online Genealogy Resource to uncover history quickly! Are you planning a reunion and need assistance? E-Yearbook.com can help you with scanning and providing access to yearbook images for promotional materials and activities. We can provide you with an electronic version of your yearbook that can assist you with reunion planning. E-Yearbook.com will also publish the yearbook images online for people to share and enjoy.