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ADRIAN COLLEGE.

REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT.

HON. JOSEPH ESTABROOK,

Superintendent of Public Instruction : SIR-I have the honor to submit the following report of Adrian College for the year ending June 23d, 1887. At our commencement in June the following degrees were conferred : Bachelor of Arts...

3 Bachelor of Music..

5 Doctor of Divinity

2 Graduates of Normal School...

3 The Board of Instruction for the year has been constituted as follows:

David S. Stephens, M. A., D. D., President, and North Illinois Conference Professor of Mental Science and Natural Theology.

George B. McElroy, M. A., Ph. D., Professor of Mathematics.
Bernard H. Rupp, Professor of Instrumental Music and German.
John Kost, M. D., LL. D., Curator of the Museum.

Charles E. Wilbur, M. A., B. D., Professor of History and English Literature.

Wilbert Ferguson, M. A., Professor of Greek.
J. D. H. Cornelius, M. A., Professor of Latin.
Walter H. Howard, B. S., B. Ph., Professor of Chemistry and Physics.
Joseph H. McCulloch, B. A., B. Ph., Assistant Professor of Mathematics.

Geo. B. McElroy, D. D., Ph. D., Dean of the Theological School and Amos Professor of Systematic Theology.

James B. Walker, Corresponding Secretary.

William A. Moulder, Principal of the School of Commerce, and College Accountant.

Lettie A. Heberling, Preceptress and Instructor in Botany and Physiology.
Mrs. A. E. Winchip, B. M., Instructor in Vocal Music.
H. R. Stark, Instructor in the Normal School.
W. H. Howard, B. S., Secretary of the Faculty.

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J. F. McCulloch, B. A., B. Ph., Financial Secretary.
Charles E. Shepard, Librarian.
Edw. Osborne, Steward.
The following courses of study have been given during the year:

[Studies printed in small type are preliminary, and must be completed before beginning the course immediately below.)

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-Latin Grammar; Cæsar, 4 Books; Cicero, 6 Orations; Vergil's Æneid, 6 Books; Jones' Latin Prose

Composition, 40 exercises1. Livy (Books XXI and XXII). Latin Prose Composition. Three hours a week, first

and second terms. 81 hours. -Same as for course 12. Tacitus (Germania and Agricola). Three hours a week, third term. 36 hours. -Livy3. Plautus (The Captives). Terence (Andria). Three hours a week, first term. 45

hours. -Plautus4. Horace (Odes, Epodes); (Satires and Epistles, or selections from Juvenal.) Three

hours a week, second and third terms. 72 hours. -Ancient History; Livy; Rhetoric5. Quintilian (Books X and XI). Two hours a week, first and second terms. 54 hours. -Quintilian6. Cicero (De Oratore, Book I). Two hours a week, third term. 24 hours. -De Oratore; Mental Science7. Cicero (De Natura Decorum), or Seneca's Letters. Two hours a week, first and

second terms. 54 hours.

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-Greek Grammar; Prose Composition (Jones' Exercises-with special attention to the accents)

three Books of Xenophon's Anabasis; Herodotus, selections from books VI, VII, VIII1. Selections from Greek Authors. Boise's Prose Composition. Three hours a week

through the year. 117 hours. -Rhetoric: Herodotus2. Homer (six Books of the Iliad). Three hours a week, first term. 45 hours. -Homer3. Sophocles (Antigone, or @dipus Tyrannus). Three hours a week, second and third

terms. 72 hours. -Thucydides4. Lysias (selected orations). Two hours a week, first term. 30 hours. -Lysias 5. Demosthenes (On the Crown). Two hours a week, second and third terms. 48

hours. -Mental Science: Demosthenes6. Plato (Apology and Crito). Two hours a week, first term. 30 hours. -Plato7. Æschylus (Prometheus Bound). Two hours a week, second term. 24 hours.

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-English Grammar: Analysis of the English Sentence : Punctuation: Orthography1. Rhetoric. Text-books : Hill's Rhetoric; Bancroft's Composition. Frequent practi

cal exercises with special reference to Diction and Structure of the Sentence.

Two hours a week through the year. 78 hours. -Rhetoric: General History2. History of English Literature. Text-books : Welsh's Development of English Lit

erature, Taine's English Literature. Original studies of representative writers in

each period, with themes. Three hours a week through the year. 117 hours. -Rhetoric3. Early English-Chaucer : Prologue to Canterbury Tales, and Parliament of Foules.

William Langlande : Vision of Piers Plowman. One hour a week through the

year. 39 hours. -History of English Literature4. Study of Masterpieces. Pope's Essay on Criticism : Milton's Areopagitica ; Bacon's

Essays; Gray's Elegy; Bryant's Thanatopsis. One hour a week through the year.

39 hours. -History of English Literature5. Study of Shakespeare. Selections from Hamlet, Merchant of Venice, Richard II,

Macbeth and Twelfth Night. One hour a week through the year. 39 hours. -English Literature: Psychology 6. Philosophy of Composition. Text-books: Bain's Principles of Composition and

Campbell's Philosophy of Style. Lectures on the Principles of Literature. Two hours a week through the year. 78 hours.

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1. Beginning French. Text-book ; Duffet's French Method. Part I and selections

from Part II. Three hours a week through the year. 117 hours. -Coursel in French2. French Literature. Text-book : Duffet. Two hours a week, first term. 30 hours. -Course 2 in French3. Cousin's Course de l'Histoire de la Philosophie (2 tomes). Two hours a week, sec

ond and third terms. 48 hours.

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1. Beginning German. Text-books : Otto's Grammar; Jones' Otto's German Reader.

Three hours a week through the year. 117 hours. -Course 1 in German2. German Plays. Text-books : Ahn's Dramatic Plays. Two hours a week, first term.

30 hours. -Course 2 in German3. German Classics. Schiller's Marie Stuart, or William Tell; Goethe's Iphigenie.

Two hours a week, second and third terms. 48 hours.

IV. MATHEMATICS. -Algebra: Geometry1. Trigonometry--Plane and Spherical. Text-book : Wentworth's Trigonometry.

Three hours a week, first and second terms. 81 hours. -Trigonometry2. Analytical Geometry. Text-book : Peck's Analytical Geometry. Three hours a

week, second and third terms, 72 hours. -Analytical Geometry3. Calculus--Differential and Integral. Text-book : Rice and Johnson's Calculus.

Three hours a week, first and second terms. Two hours a week third term. 105

hours. -Calculus4. Mechanics. Text-book: Smith's Mechanics. Three hours a week, first and second

terms. 81 hours. -Trigonometry7. Surveying. Text-book: Schuyler's Surveying. Three hours a week, second term.

24 hours. -Mechanics6. Astronomy-Spherical and Physical. Text-book: Norton's Astronomy. Two hours

a week. 78 hours,

V. HISTORY. -United States History 1. General History. Text-book: Swinton's Outlines of History. Three hours a week,

first term. 45 hours. -General History2. English History. Text-book: Green's Short History of the English People. Three

hours a week, second and third terms. 72 hours. -General History3. History of Civilization in the Middle Ages. Text-book: Guizot. Two hours a

week through the first term. 30 hours. --English History4. Roman and Medieval History. Text-book: Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the

Roman Empire (Selections). Two hours a week through the year. 78 hours.

VI. POLITICAL SCIENCE, --General History; Paychology1. Political Economy. Text-book: Bowen's Political Economy; Selections from J. S.

Mills' Political Economy. Three hours a week, first term. 45 hours. - History of Civilization 2. Sociology. Text-book: Bagehot's Physics and Politics. Spencer's Sociology. Two

hours a week, second and third terms. 48 hours. --Political Economy3. International Law. Text-book: Wolsey's International Law. Three hours a week,

second term. 36 hours.

VII. PHILOSOPHY.

-Rhetoric; Physiology: English Literature1. Psychology. Text-book: Porter's Elements of Intellectual Science. Parts I, II,

and III. Three hours a week, first and second terms. 81 hours.

-Psychology2. Metaphysics—Lectures and Recitations. Text-book : Porter's Intellectual Science,

Part IV, and Hamilton's Lectures on Metaphysics. Three hours a week, third

term. 36 hours. -Psychology, 3. Deductive Logic. Text-book : Jevon's Logic; Bain's Deductive Logic. Three

hours a week, first term. 45 hours." -Psychology: Botany, Zoology or Physics4. Inductive Logic. Text-books : Fowler's Inductive Logic; Mills' System of Logic,

selections from Books III and IV. Three hours a week, second and third terms.

72 hours. - Psychology5. Moral Science. Text-book: Hopkins' Law of Love. Three hours a week, first

term. 45 hours. Metaphysics6. History of Philosophy-Lectures and Recitations. Text-books: Schwegler's His

tory of Philosophy; Eucken's Fundamental Concepts of Modern Philosophic

Thought. Two hours a week through the year. 78 hours. Psychology, 7. Theism-Lectures and Recitations. Text-books: Bowne's Theism: Diman's The

istic Argument. Three hours a week, second and third terms. 72 hours,

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VIII. PHYSICAL SCIENCE,

-Elementary Philosophy; Geometry; Trigonometry. 1. Physics—Experimental Lectures and Recitations. Text-book: Daniell's Principles

of Physics. Three hours a week, the first and second terms. 81 hours. --Course 1 in Physics2. Physics—Preparatory practice with Problems. Three hours a week, third term.

36 hours. -Physics3. General Chemistry-Experimental and Recitations. Text-book : Elliott and Stor

er's Manual. Three hours a week, first term, Inorganic; second term, Organic.

81 hours. -Inorganic; General Chemistry4. Analytical Chemistry-Laboratory work in Qualitative Analysis. with Lectures. Text-book: Hill's Lecture Notes on Qualitative Analysis. Three hours (equivalent) a

week, second and third terms. 72 hours.

IX. NATURAL HISTORY.

-Natural Philosophy1. Botany-Structural-Class Work. Text-book : Wood's Botanist and Florist. Three

hours a week, second term. 36 hours. -Structural Botany2. Botany-Systematic-Class and Laboratory Work. Three hours a week, third

term. 36 hours. 3. Zoology-Text-book : Orton's Comparative Zoology. Three hours a week, first

term. 45 hours.

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