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University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, 1892
 

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Page 8 - An act to apply a portion of the proceeds of the public lands to the more complete endowment and support of the colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts, established under the provisions of an act of Congress approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two...
Page 8 - ... the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts . . . in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions in life.
Page 16 - Territory shall be twenty-five thousand dollars to be applied only to instruction in agriculture, the mechanic arts, the English language and the various branches of mathematical, physical, natural, and economic science, with special reference to their applications in the industries of life, and to the facilities for such instruction...
Page 70 - ... the chemical composition of manures, natural or artificial, with experiments designed to test their comparative effects on crops of different kinds; the adaptation and value of grasses and forage plants; the composition and digestibility of the different kinds of food for domestic animals...
Page 72 - ... analysis of soils and water; the chemical composition of manures, natural or artificial, with experiments designed to test their comparative effects on crops of different kinds; the adaptation and value of grasses and forage plants; the composition and digestibility of the different kinds of food for domestic animals; the scientific and economic questions involved in the production of butter and cheese; and such other researches or experiments bearing directly on the agricultural industry of...
Page 72 - ... varying series of crops ; the capacity of new plants or trees for acclimation; the analysis of soils and water; the chemical composition of manures, natural or...
Page 7 - ... orderly government of said University (provided always that the said rules, regulations, and by-laws shall not tend to give preference to any religious sect or denomination whatsoever) ; to grant and confer such degrees, literary titles, honors, and other distinctions as other Universities, Colleges and Seminaries have done or may of right do; and to do any other thing which shall be found necessary for the government and welfare of such an institution.
Page 72 - That it shall be the object and duty of said experiment stations to conduct original researches or verify the experiments on the physiology of plants and animals; the diseases to which they are severally subject, with the remedies for the same; the chemical composition of useful plants at their different stages of growth; the comparative advantages of rotative cropping as pursued under...
Page 6 - Whereas, the education of youth is necessary for the advancement of morality, virtue and happiness, and tends to render a people or State respectable; to promote which, establishments for Seminaries and Colleges have ever been patronized by all good governments ; and whereas several grants of land have already been made by the State and private liberal donations have been offered, for promoting so needful an establishment within the same, which demand the attention of this Legislature for laying...
Page 93 - The various collections exhibited in the Museum building, though primarily gathered and arranged with reference to study and for illustrating lectures, are of general interest. The rooms are accessible to the public on week days...

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