Queen’s University Senate Minutes

Pages That Need Review

Queen's University Senate Minute Book (Volume 2) 1855-1877

418
Needs Review

418

415

1875-6

[margin] Ap. 24th 1876 [/margin]

honour of Toronto

Hardy Memorial $50 Chemistry - James Ross with honour of Kingston

Aberdeen $50 Senior classics - J.W. Mason

St. Andrews $50 Ethics - J.G. Stuart

Toronto $60 Natural philosophy - G.C. Patterson

Synod $60 Natural philosophy - H. Cameron

Kingston $35 German - G. Ritchie

Montreal $50 - Senior mathematics - D.A. Givens

Cataraqui $50 History - G. Claxton

Reekie $50 Natural science - J.R. Lavell

Buchan $100 Nat. Philos., Eth., Chem. } John Ferguson with Eng. Lit & Greek Vest. } honour of St. Andrews & Cataraqui

Prince of Wales $60 Nat. Philos., Ethics, Chem. } J.B. McLaren and Eng. Literature }

[margin] Prize essays [/margin]

In accordance with the reports of the Committee appointed to examine them, the Senate found that the following essays were entitled to prizes: each essay being indicated by its motto: Burke - Palmam qui meriut ferat Electric Telegraph - Intellect hath conquered time Hume - Nunquam abid natura sapentia dicit House of Commons - Salus populi suprema est [?]

[margin] W. Stewart [/margin]

William Stewart having passed in all the subjects of the matriculation examination was declared to have entitled himself to the rank of undergraduate.

[margin] passmen in Theology [/margin]

The Senate found that the following candidates named in the order of merit had passed the University Examination in Theology: George M. Millan, Thomas D. Cumberland, Alex. H. Scott, John Mordy, Thomas S. Glassford, and Alexander McLean, named in the order of merit, and all of first year.

[margin] scholarships in Theology [/margin]

The Senate found that the scholar[ships]

Last edit 7 months ago by Khufu
419
Needs Review

419

416

1875-6

[margin] Ap. 24th 1876 [/margin]

[scholar]ships had been gained as follows:

1. Church of Scotland $60 - G. McMillan 2. Leitch Memorial (2) - T.D. Cumberland 3. Church of Scotland, A.H. Scott 4. Church of Scotland, J. Mordy

[margin] McIntyre & Macnab & Horton scholarships [/margin]

It was agreed that the McIntyre Scholarship of $32 and the Macnab and Horton Scholarship of $42 be open for competition to matriculants of the first year in Theology.

The following subject were chosen for competition next session:

[margin] subjects of prize essays [/margin]

Prize by D.B. Maclennan Cornwall - Philosophy of Locke Prize by Alex. G. McBean B.A. Montreal - Bastians Theory of Spontaneous generation Prize by Hon. D.L. Macpherson, Toronto - [In?} of the crusades on the politics and literature of Europe Lewis Prize - Philip 2.5-11

[margin] E.H. Jenkyns [/margin]

In reference to a letter of enquiry from E.H. Jenkyns M.A. Pembroke the Secretary was instructed to inform him that he will be admitted to compete for the degree of B.Sc. without attending Lectures provided he previously apply for and receive the ad eundem degree of M.A. from this University.

The Senate revised a part of the Calendar.

[margin] J.W. Motherwell [/margin]

In reply to a letter of enquiry from J.M. Motherwell formerly of this University, presently of Toronto University, the Secretary was instructed to inform him

Last edit 7 months ago by Khufu
420
Needs Review

420

417

1875-6

[margin] Ap. 24th 1876 [/margin]

that he will be admitted ad eundem statum provided he pass a satisfactory examination in classics, ethics, and history; that in classics he may substitute Herodotus for Thucydides; that it will not suffice for him to profess Taylors Manual of History in History; that in both history and Ethics he will require to be examined in the subject of the prelections of the Professors of this University.

Closed with prayer.

W. Snodgrass, D.D., Principal J.B. Mowat, Secretary _________________________ [margin] April 25th 1876 [/margin]

Queen's University, April 25th 1876

The Senate met and was constituted.

Sederunt Principal Snodgrass, Professors Williamson, Mowat, Mackerras, Dupuis, Ferguson, and Watson.

The minutes of yesterday's meeting were read and approved.

[margin] nine B.A.s [/margin]

The Senate having sustained the University examination of the following candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Arts, named in alphabetical order, viz Hugh Cameron, George Claxton, John Ferguson, John Herald, Patric Anderson Macdonald, John Brown McLaren, Andrew Nugent, and James George Stuart resolved to confer and hereby do confer upon each of the eight above named undergraduates the degree of Bachelor of Arts. The Senate having sustained on 14th of October 1875 the University examination of Henry Amey Asselstine resolved to confer and hereby do confer upon him the degree of Bachelor of Arts.

Last edit 7 months ago by Khufu
422
Needs Review

422

419

1875-6

[margin] Ap. 25th 1876 [/margin]

Frederick Scovil Holmes - Farmersville Andrew B. Hourigan - Peterboro Henry Alva Macdonnell Hubbs - Northumberland Eugene C. McNicholl - Peterboro Lindsay Flagg Millar - Kingston Daniel Phelan - North Gower Simmons S. Scovill Jr. - Portland

Of these gentlemen Mssrs. Dumble, Henderson, Holmes, Hourigan, McNicholl, Millar and Scovill having obtained 140 out of 150 marks in three subjects at the written examination were exempted from an oral examination.

The Senate having found the production of certificates by the following medical undergraduates, named in alphabetical order viz.

[margin] six M.D.s [/margin]

George Hutchins Case - London, Ont. Ransom A. Davis - Smith Falls, O Alexander Kennedy - Bath, Ont. John Bernard Murphy - Norwood Thomas Potter - North Gower and John McGill Yourex - Belleville

to be in accodance with their regulations, and the reports of the Examiners to be in favour of their passing, resolved that the said six candidates have passed their final examination in Medicine and agreed to confer and hereby do confer the degree of of Doctor of Medicine upon each of them. Of these gentlemen Messrs. Case, Murphy, Potter, and Yourex having obtained 140 out of 150 marks in three subjects at the written examination were exempted.

Last edit 7 months ago by Khufu
423
Needs Review

423

420

1875-6

[margin] Ap. 25th 1876 [/margin]

from an oral examination.

[margin] subject of Graham Prize essay [/margin]

The Senate chose as the subject of the Essay for which Peter Graham has promised a Prize: The affinities of the Indo-Europe an languages.

[margin] subject of Alma Mater Prize Essay [/margin]

The Senate approved of the subject proposed by the Alma Mater Society for their Prize Essay viz. Pulpit eloquence.

The minutes of this meeting were read and approved.

Closed with prayer.

W. Snodgrass, D.D., Principal J.B. Mowat, Principal ___________________

Last edit 7 months ago by Khufu
424
Needs Review

424

421

1876-7

[margin] Oct. 13th 1876 [/margin]

Queen's University October 13th 1876

The Senate met and was contituted.

Sederunt Principal Snodgrass, Professors Mowat, Mackerras, Dupuis and Watson

[margin] programme of examinations [/margin]

The following programme of the matriculation and pass examinations which had been agreed upon at an informal meeting of Professors held on the 4th inst. was approved of:

[date] [time] [subject] [subject] [subject]
Thursday 10-12 metaphysics arthimetic & algebra matriculation
3-5 metaphysics Euclid matriculation
Friday 10-12 Latin matriculation junior Latin chemistry
3-5 Latin matriculation junior Latin chemistry
Saturday 10-12 Junior mathematics English grammar German
3-5 Junior mathematics English grammar German
Monday 10 - Mowat scholarship
Tuesday 10-12 Senior mathematics ethics
3-5 Senior mathematics ethics
Wednesday 10-12 Senior Greek honours in classics Rhetoric & Eng. liter.
3-5 Senior Greek honours in classics rhetoric & Eng. Liter.
Thursday 10-12 Greek matriculation junior Greek natural science
3-5 Greek matriculation Junior Greek natural science
[margin] 7 freshmen [/margin]

It was found that the following freshmen named in order of merit had passed the matriculation examination in Arts viz.

1. William Briden, Odessa 2. James Downing, Kingston 3. Hugh H. McMillan, Lochiel 4. Julian D. Bissonette, Stirling 5. John McLay, Walkerton

It was agreed to admit Hugh McIntosh a matriculant of Dalhousie College, Halifax ad eundem statum, and to give James Awde the rank of undergraduate, he having passed

Last edit 7 months ago by Khufu
425
Needs Review

425

422

1876-7

[margin] Oct. 13th 1876 [/margin]

in April in Junior Greek, and now in Junior Latin and also at the matriculation examination in mathematics and English grammar.

[margin] Tassie prizes [/margin]

It was found that the Tassie Prize had been gained by William Briden.

[margin] Morris nomination [/margin]

The Morris nomination was awarded to John McLay.

[margin] scholarships gained [/margin]

It was found that the scholarships in Arts had been gained as follows:

Watkins - William Briden Leitch memorial (1) - James Downing St. Paul's - Hugh H. McMillan Mowat - Julien D. Bissonette

[margin] undergraduates [/margin]

The Senate sustained the Pass examination of the following undergraduates named in the order of merit in the respective subjects:

junior Latin senior Latin junior Greek senior Greek honours in classics
1. Anglin 1. McLean 1. Anglin 1. White 1. Macdonald
2. Awde Junior mathematics natural philosophy 2. Cumberland German
3. D'Argent 1. D'Argent 1. McLean 3. Poallagh 1. McDowell
Senior mathematics chemistry natural science 4. Grant 2. Cumberland
1. Nairn 1. Love 1. White metaphysics
2. Creeggan 2. Creeggan 2. Cumberland 1. Shannon
3. Oxley 3. Ritchie 3. Hamilton 2. Drummond
4. Grant 4. Macarthur ethics 3. Wilson
5. Curry 5. Oxley 1. Wilson 4. Cumberland
6. Ballagh 6. Curry 5. Hamilton
7. Nairn 6. Lunam
8. Chisholm
[margin] Dr. N.D. Campbell of Rush College [/margin]

There was read an appllication from N.D. Campbell M.D. a graduate of Rush Medical College Chicago for a degree ad eundem. The Secretary was instructed to inform him that the Senate does not grant degrees in Medicine ad eundem, and that in order to obtain

Last edit 7 months ago by Khufu
426
Needs Review

426

423

1876-7

[margin] Oct. 13th 1876 [/margin]

a degree in Medicine from this University medical graduates from other Colleges require to attend for one session the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Kingston and to pass the regular examination.

[margin] admission of ladies into certain classes [/margin]

In reference to an application from Miss de St Rémy, the Senate sanctioned the admission into the classes of chemistry, and Logic of such young ladies as she might send under suitable superintendence - the fees to be $7 for the Chemistry class and $3 for the Logic class.

[margin] application for B.A. from Rev. C.A. Tanner [/margin]

There was read an application from Rev. C.A. Tanner for the degree of B.A. The Senate resolved to adhere to its minute of Jan. 12th 1866 in regard to a similar application from Mr. Tanner, but in consideration of his not having heard the Lectures on Mental and Moral Philosophy, prescribed in these subjects Murray's Outline of Hamilton's Philosophy and Stewarts' Moral Philosophy.

Closed with prayer

W. Snodgrass, D.D., Principal J.B. Mowat, Secretary _______________________ [margin] Oct. 18th 1876 [/margin]

Queen's University October 18th 1876

The Senate met and was constituted.

Sederunt Principal Snodgrass, Professors Mowat, Ferguson, and Watson.

The minutes of the last meeting, held on the 13th were read and approved.

[margin] application from G.C. Patterson [/margin]

In reference to an application from G.C. Patterson the Senate resolved that in order to graduate his further attendance in the Latin and Greek classes will be

Last edit 7 months ago by Khufu
427
Needs Review

427

424

1876-7

[margin] Oct. 18 1876 [/margin]

optional, but that he will be required to pass an examination at the close of the session in classics in the subjects of his first and third years.

[margin] application from J.N. Chambers [/margin]

In reference to an application from John N. Chambers the Senate agreed that having already passed in Junior Latin he shall be admitted to the rank of undergraduate provided he pass in spring in Junior mathematics and Junior Greek, and in English grammar either in spring or on Saturday, next.

[margin] application for change of class hours [/margin]

There was read a petition from certain students to transpose the hours of the French and Rhetoric classes. The Senate found tht it being impossible to alter the time table so as to suit the convenience of all, there is no sufficient reason to make the change desired.

Closed with prayer. W. Snodgrass, D.D., Principal J.B. Mowat, Secretary ___________________ [margin] Nov. 4 1876 [/margin]

Queen's University November 4th 1876

The Senate met and was constituted.

Sederunt Principal Snodgrass, Professors Mowat, Dupuis, Ferguson and Watson.

The minutes of last meeting held Oct 18th were read and approved.

[margin] Mackenzie passes in French [/margin]

In reference to an application from A.A. Mackenzie it was agreed to accept his standing in French in Prince of Wales College P.E.I. as meeting our requirements in that subject.

Last edit 7 months ago by Khufu
428
Needs Review

428

425

1876-7

[margin] Nov. 4. 1876 [/margin]

Closed with prayer W. Snodgrass, D.D., Principal J.B. Mowat, Secretary ________________________ [margin] Dec. 5th 1876 [/margin]

Queen's University December 5th 1876

The Senate met and was constituted.

Sederunt Principal Snodgrass, Professors Williamson, Mowat, Mackerras, Dupuis and Ferguson.

The minutes of the last meeting held Nov. 4th were read and approved.

[margin] 4 matriculants in theology [/margin]

It was found that the following students named in the order of merit had passed the matriculation examination in Theology viz. John Ferguson, James G. Stuart, Hugh Cameron and Hugh Taylor; and that the scholarships in Theology had been gained as follows, viz.

[margin] scholars in the clergy [/margin]

Buchan (1) - John Ferguson Dow - James G. Stuart Buchan (2) - Hugh Cameron Dominion - Hugh Taylor

[margin] petition on extension of holidays [/margin]

There was read a Petition from 56 students requesting the extension of the Xmas holidays to Tuesday 9th January. After full consideration the Senate resolved to adhere to the announcement of the Calendar respecting the holidays.

[margin] change on matriculation examination in Greek [/margin]

The Senate resolved that at the matriculation examination in classics next session candidates shall have the option between Xenophon's Anabasis Book I cap. vii-x and

Last edit 7 months ago by Khufu
Displaying pages 51 - 60 of 76 in total