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The Johns Hopkins University Circulars are printed by Messrs. JOHN MURPHY & CO., 182 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, from whom single copies may be obtained. They may also be procured, as soon as published, from Messrs. CUSHINGS & BAILEY, No. 262 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY.
Opened for Instruction in 1876.
The Johns Hopkins University was founded by the munificence of a citizen of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins, who bequeathed the most of his large estate for the establishment of a University and a Hospital. It was intended that these institutions should coöperate in the promotion of medical education. The Hospital buildings are approaching completion.
The foundation of the University is a capital, in land and stocks, estimated in value at more than $3,000,000; the capital of the Hospital is not less in amount.
The University was incorporated under the laws of the State of Maryland, August 24, 1867. Power to confer degrees was granted by the Legislature in 1876.
Suitable buildings have been provided in Baltimore at the corner of Howard and Little Ross Sts., and are furnished with the necessary apparatus and books.
ACADEMIC STAFF, 1884-5.
DANIEL C. GILMAN, LL. D., President of the University.
J. J. SYLVESTER, F. R. S., D. C. L., Professor (Emeritus) of
BASIL L. GILDERSLEEVE, PH. D., LL. D., Professor of Greek.
PAUL HAUPT, PH. D., Professor of the Shemitic Languages.
CHARLES D. MORRIS, A. M., Collegiate Professor of Latin and
SIMON NEWCOMB, LL. D., Professor of Mathematics and As
IRA REMSEN, M. D., PH. D., Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Chemical Laboratory.
HENRY A. ROWLAND, PH, D., Professor of Physics and Direc-
WILLIAM H. WELCH, M. D., Professor of Pathology.
GEORGE S. MORRIS, A. M., PH. D., Lecturer on the History of
LEONCE RABILLON, BACH. ÈS LETT., Lecturer on French Lit
WILLIAM THOMSON, LL. D., Lecturer on Molecular Dynamics.
A. MARSHALL ELLIOTT, A. M., Associate Professor of Romance
J. RENDEL HARRIS, A. M., Associate Professor of New Testa-
WILLIAM E. STORY, PH. D., Associate Professor of Mathematics.
WILLIAM T. COUNCILMAN, M. D., Associate in Pathology.
J. FRANKLIN JAMESON, PH. D., Associate in History.
EDWARD H. SPIEKER, PH. D., Instructor in Latin and Greek.
WILLIAM H. HOWELL, PH. D., Assistant in Biology.
PLAN OF THE CIRCULARS.
Although these circulars are designed for the
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.
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For the year 1883-4, (140 pp. in cloth covers),
For the year 1882-3, (156 pp. in cloth covers),
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HOPKINS HALL LECTURES.
In answer to inquiries, and in correction of
1. These courses are academic lectures, designed primarily for the members of the University, and supplementary to the regular class-room work of the students.
2. As the members of the University rarely require the entire room, the Trustees have taken great pleasure in inviting other persons, not connected with the University, to attend.
3. As these lectures are not intended for popular entertainment, but for the instruction of students, those persons first receive tickets, in most cases, who are known to be especially interested in a particular course,-ladies as well as gentlemen. Preference is thus given according to the character of the course, to teachers in other institutions, public and private; students of medicine, law, etc.; professional men and others. If any tickets remain undistributed, they are given out to those who may have applied for them, in order of application.
4. The hall is full when 200 hearers are present; it is uncomfortable if more are admitted. Not infrequently two or three times that number of persons apply for admission, and often applications for tickets cannot be granted. To give the lectures elsewhere would alter their character as a part of the ordinary academic work of the University.
5. There is no general course ticket issued. Applications should state specifically the course for which tickets are desired. Programmes and other current information pertinent to university work may be found in the University Circulars, sent to subscribers on the payment of one dollar per annum, either by Messrs. Cushings & Bailey, Messrs. John Murphy & Co., or the University.
The usage of giving personal notification is not likely to be continued, and those therefore who have been accustomed to receiving such announcements, should hereafter consult the Circulars.
6. It will save much delay if applications for tickets and inquiries on these and other routine matters are addressed not to individuals but to the JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, by postal card, and answers will be promptly returned by mail. Personal applications consume time needlessly.
The lectures begin at 5 o'clock punctually. The doors of the hall are opened at fifteen minutes before 5, and the lectures do not exceed an hour in the delivery.
II. American Chemical Journal. This journal was commenced in 1879, with Professor Remsen as editor. Five volumes of about 450 pages each have been issued, and the sixth is in progress. It appears bi-monthly. Subscription $3 per year. Single numbers 50 cts.
III, American Journal of Philology.
The publication of this journal commenced in 1880, under the editorial direction of Professor Gildersleeve. Four volumes of about 570 pages each have been issued, and the fifth is in progress. It appears four times yearly. Subscription $3 per volume. Single numbers $1.00. IV. Studies from the Biological Laboratory.
[Including the Chesapeake Zoological Laboratory.]
V. Studies in Historical and Political
The publication of these papers was begun in 1882, under the editorial direction of Dr. H. B. Adams. The first volume of 470 pages is now completed, and the second is in progress. Subscription $3 per volume.
The following publications are also issued by the University:
The UNIVERSITY CIRCULARS. Subscription $1 per year.
The ANNUAL REPORT presented by the President to the Board of Trustees reviewing the operations of the University during the past academic year.
The ANNUAL REGISTER giving the list of officers and students and stating the regulations of the University. Published at the close of the
The University Circulars, Annual Report, and Annual Register will be sent by mail for one dollar per annum.
All communications in respect to these publications should be addressed to the Publication Agency of the Johns Hopkins University," Baltimore, Maryland.
In addition to the serials above named, a few copies are for sale of the papers named below:
STUDIES IN LOGIC. By members of the Johns Hopkins University. C. S. Peirce, Editor. (Boston: Little, Brown & Co.) 1883. 123 pp., 120. $2.
THE DEVELOPMENT AND PROPAGATION OF THE OYSTER IN MARYLAND. By W. K. Brooks. 1884. 193 pp., 40. 13 plates and 3 maps. $5.
ON THE MECHANICAL EQUIVALENT OF HEAT. By H. A. Rowland. 1880. 127 pp., 80. $1.50. NEW TESTAMENT AUTOGRAPHS. By J. Rendel Harris. 1882. 54 pp., 8o. 4 plates. 50 cents.