Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of the Interior for the Year ... with Accompanying Papers

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1889
 

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Contents

Landgrant colleges whose curricula include classical courses
736
Departments of State universities endowed with the land grant
742
Statistics of United States Naval and Military Academies Table
749
Ratio of college attendance to white population in 188586 Table
755
SCHOOLS OF
776
Statistics of same Table 69
788
DEGREES CONFERRED
807
KINDERGARTENS
816
Statistical exhibit at or about the period of 188788
823
Manual training in Europe
829
MANUAL TRAINING STUDIES AND CURRICULA
838
Tool instruction
845
Manual training course of study for New York City
853
Statistics of manual training schools
885
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING
910
Industrial schools Table 84
921
COMMERCIAL AND BUSINESS COLLEGESNURSES
927
Notes from catalogues returns etc
945
EDUCATION OF THE BLIND
962
EDUCATION OF THE FEEBLEMINDED
972
776
973
REFORM SCHOOLS
978
General remarks
988
Statistics of colored pupils in schools for special classes Table 102
994
The use of English compulsory
1000
Statistics of increase of enrolment and attendance Table 106
1003
EDUCATION IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES
1012
778
1017
Ratio of school enrolment to total population and to school population in foreign countries
1018
Inspection of secondary schools in Scotland
1024
Education in British India
1030
Higher education in the NorthWest Territory
1039
Tribal and family relations among the Indians of Metlakahtla
1047
Dlinois
1053
Iowa
1063
New Jersoy 1008
1069
OBITUARY LIST OF NOTABLE EDUCATORS
1075
Report of the Sitka Industrial Training School
1087
Additional digests of State school reports addenda to Chapter IV
1093
Record of work accomplished by the Bureau from August 5 1886 to September 3 1889
1114
INDEX
1121

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Page 743 - That it shall be the object and duty of said experiment stations to conduct original researches or verify 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 a varying series of crops; the capacity of new plants or trees for acclimation; the analysis of soils and water; the...
Page 743 - That in order to secure, as far as practicable, uniformity of methods and results in the work of said stations...
Page 743 - ... 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 the United States as may in each case be deemed advisable, having due regard to the varying conditions and needs of the respective States or Territories.
Page 743 - It shall be the duty of each of said stations annually, on or before the first day of February, to make to the governor of the State or Territory in which it is located a full and detailed report of its operations, including a statement of receipts and...
Page 743 - AN ACT To establish agricultural experiment stations In connection with the colleges established In the several States under the provisions of an act approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and of the acts supplementary thereto...
Page 744 - That bulletins or reports of progress shall be published at said stations at least once in three months, one copy of which shall be sent to each newspaper in the States or Territories in which they are respectively located, and to such individuals actually engaged in farming as may request the same, and as far as the means ofthe station will permit.
Page 744 - SEC. 9. That the grants of moneys authorized by this act are made subject to the legislative assent of the several States and Territories to the purpose of said grants...
Page 743 - ... the chemical composition of useful plants at their different stages of growth; the comparative advantages of rotative cropping as pursued under a 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 artificial, with experiments designed to test their comparative effects on crops of different kinds...
Page 21 - Nothing is more certainly written in the book of fate, than that these people are to be free ; nor is it less certain that the two races, equally free, cannot live in the same government.
Page 744 - ... one copy of which shall be sent to each newspaper in the States or Territories in which they are respectively located, and to such individuals actually engaged in* farming as may request the same, and as far as the means of the station will permit. Such bulletins or reports and the annual reports of said stations shall be transmitted in the mails of the United States free of charge for postage, under such regulations as the Postmaster-General may from time to time prescribe.

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