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256 Cambridge. Mullinger, J. B. St. John's College, Cambridge. 346 p. O. Robinson, 5/ net. (College histories.)

“We have little ... but unmodified praise for the . . . volume." Athenæum. 257 Glasgow. Glasgow university. Book of the jubilee, 1451-1901,

226 p. 0. Maclehose, 5/ net 258 Oxford. Aston, J. Sketches of Christ Church, Oxford. Q. Methuen,

3/6 239

Glasgow, E. Sketches of Magdalen college, Oxford. O. Dent, 5/ net. 260

Green, J. R. Oxford studies. 334 p. 0. Macmillan, 5/. (Eversley ser.) 261

Rashdall, H., and Rait, R. S. New college, Oxford. 272 p. O. Robinson, 5/ net. (College histories.)

United States

262 Association of American universities. Journal of proceedings of

First and second annual conferences, 1900-01. 50 p. 0. Association. 263 Baldwin, S. E. Encroachment of the American college upon the field of the university. (Internat. mo. June. 3:634-47.)

Caused by the encroachment of the high school on the first two years of the college

course and by the attempt of the college to do too much. 264 Carter, Franklin. The century's growth in higher education. (In The nineteenth century. Putnam, $2. p. 285-300.)

In the U. S. only. 265 The case of Prof. Ross. (Science Mar. 8. 13: 361-70.)

Prints the reports of the committees of the Stanford alumni, and of the American

economic association. 266 Clarke, F. W. The evolution of the American university. (Forum

Sept. 32 : 94-104.) 267 Germann, G. B. Graduate courses in science. (Science Sept. 13. 14:413–20.)

A list of graduate courses in pure science offered during the academic year 1901-02, by

the Universities of Chicago, Pennsylvania, Yale, Harvard, Cornell, Columbia, and

Johns Hopkins. 268 Hadley, A. T. The direction of the American university develop

ment. (In his Education of the Amer. citizen. Scribner, $1.50. p. 161-74.)

Address at Vanderbilt university. 269 Hyde, W. D. Academic freedom in America. (Internat. mo. July. 4:1-20.)

Considers the rights of donors, the State, the trustees, the faculty, the students, and

the constituency of a college to say what shall be taught in it. 270 Jesse, R. H. Function of the state university. (In N. E. A. Proc.

p. 606-13.) 271 Münsterberg, Hugo. Productive scholarship in America. (Atlantic May. 87:615-31.)

The thesis is that the results of American scholarship "stand in no proper relation to

the achievements of American culture in all other aspects of national life." The lack of thoroness, inferior educational ideals, and the dominating commercial spirit

in American education, come in for some sound, sharp, and well-presented criticism. The article is reprinted in the authors American traits on p.181-127.

272 Reid, Whitelaw. University tendencies in America. 20 p. Q. New York.

An address at Leland Stanford, Jr., university, April 19, 1901. A strong, thoughtful

plea for that education which may be measured by its cultural results rather than by its degree-producing power. For college work which makes life, before that

which makes a living. 273 Thwing, C. F. The small college and the large. (Forum Nov.

32 : 319-27.) 274 Warfield, E. D. Expansion of our great universities. (Munsey

Aug. 25 : 693-707.) 275 Will, T. E. A menace to freedom ; the college trust. (Arena Sept. 26 : 244-57.)

An effort to prove that plutocracy, thru donors to and trustees of American colleges,

is more and more dictating the teaching in them. 276 Hiram college. Green, F. M. Hiram college, and Western reserve

eclectic institute, 1850–1900. 425 p. D. 0. S. Hubbell Ptg. Co., Cleveland, $1.50

A piece of sober historical work by one intimately acquainted with the college for fifty years. The chapters of greatest interest are naturally those dealing with the Hins.

dale and Garfield administrations. 277 Shurtleff college. De Blois, A. K. The pioneer school ; a history of

Shurtleff college. 356 p. D. Revell, $1.50 278 Yale university. Hadley, A. T. Yale problems, past and present. (In his Education of the Amer. citizen. Scribner, $1.50. p. 210–31.

Inaugural address.



279 Brown, E. E. Present tendencies in secondary education. (School

rev. Sept.-Oct. 9:446-58; 498-515.) 280 McDevitt, P. R. The “ grievous school question " again discussed. (Cath. world Sept. 73 : 695-708.)

Protest against municipalizing the Roman Catholic parish schools. 281 Taylor, H. L. Secondary education at the Paris exposition of 1900.

(School rev. Jan.-May. 9:1-21 ; 269-85.)

379.1 American public school system See also No. 51. 282 Anderson, G. W. Politics and the public schools. (Atlantic Apr. 87 : 433-47.)

Illustrates points made by Boston facts, conditions, and figures. 283 Andrews, E. B. False and true in criticism of public school work.

(Educ. rev. Mar. 21 : 258–70.) 284 Boies, H. M. The education of children in public schools. (In his Science of penology. Putnam, $3.50. P. 355-91.)

A discussion of the worth and efficacy, for restriction and prevention of crime, of a

system of public education. Notes some reasons why our national education fails

in this direction and suggests correctives. 285 Harris, W. T. Recent growth of public high schools in the U. S.

as affecting the attendance of colleges. (In N. E.JA. Proc. p. 17481.)

286 Mowry, W. A. The first American public school. (Educ. May. 21 : 535-48.)

Established at Dorchester, Mass., in 1639. 287 The people and the schools; papers and discussions at the roth

annual meeting of the Harvard teachers' association. (Educ. rev. May. 21 : 433-84.)

The double question, What do the people want the schools to do and are the schools

doing it ? is discussed by John Dewey, K. H. Shute, W. B. Jacobs, and S. M. Crothers.

379.15 School supervision

City schools

The latest comprehensive statistics of city schools in the United States are always

found in volume 2 of the Report of the Commissioner of Education. 288 Gay, G. E. School organization in small cities. (Educ. Apr. 21 : 451-58.)

Suggestion for personnel, duties, and powers of a school board in cities of about 20,000

people. 289 Prince, J. T. The evolution of school supervision. (Educ. rev. Sept. 22 : 148–61.)

In Massachusetts, 1647 to date. 290 Philadelphia. Edmonds, F. S. History of the central high school

of Philadelphia. Lippincott, $2 291 San Francisco. Cubberley, E. P. The school situation in San Francisco. (Educ. rev. April. 21 : 364–81.)

A brief historical sketch prefaces a detailed impartial account of the strenuous times

of the last three years.

Rural schools

292 Bonebrake, L. D. Centralization of rural schools. (In N. E. A. Proc. 804-11.)

The author is school commissioner in Ohio, and he illustrates by rural-school history

in that state.

379.16 National university

293 Hoyt, J. W. The proposed national university. (Science Oct. 4. 14 : 505-17.)

A review of C. D. Walcott's paper in same journal for June 28. Mr. Hoyt is a jealous

advocate for an actual teaching university. 294 National education association-Committee on a national university. Report at Detroit meeting. (In N. E. A. Proc. 457–74.)

The Report is adverse to the establishment of a statutory national university and was

not received with favor by the Council. 295 Walcott, C. D. Relations of the general government to higher education and research. (Science June 28. 13: 1001-15.)

Answered by Mr. Hoyt ; see above.

379.17 Secondary schools

See also 370.97 ; 379.73. 296 Hall, G. S. How far is the present high school and early college

training adapted to the nature and needs of adolescents? (New Eng-
land assoc. Official report. 16:72-88.)
Discussion, opened by President Eliot.

P. 88-104. 297 Sadler, M. E. Inspection and examination of secondary schools.

(Educ. rev. May. 21 : 497-515.) 298 Thurber, C. H. The principles of school organization ; a comparative

study; chiefly based on the systems of the U. S., England, Germany, and France. (Ped. sem. Sept. 8:351-94.)

Part of a doctor's thesis offered at Clark university. The merits of centralization

and decentralization are discussed and the articulation of secondary with higher education.


299 Great Britain-Board of education. Educational systems of Australia. (In Special reports on educational subjects. 5:211-625.)

This is by no means the ordinary “Blue book" information, but six monographs

(covering each of the states in the Federation) by educational experts.

Cape Colony

300 Great Britain-Board of education. History and present state of edu

cation in Cape Colony. (In Special reports on educational subjects. 5:3–195.)



301 Great Britain-Board of education. Educational systems of the

chief colonies of the British empire ; Canada ; Newfoundland ; West Indies. 834 p. 0. Eyre & Spottiswoode, 4/6.

This is volume of the important series of reports edited by Mr. M. E. Sadler. It is chiefly a careful account, drawn from trustworthy sources, of educational systems as they exist to-day, and not a history of their origin and growth. Each of the 9 Canadian provinces is treated in a separate chapter, and, with the exception of the 140 pages on Ontario, each of these chapters presents probably the best résumé of its subject now in print. The chapter on Ontario makes no reference to Mr. Ross' admirable book, and does not supersede it except as to later statistics.


379.42 Great Britain

Great Britain publishes many valuable documents on education at home and in the

colonies. List may be had on application to Eyre & Sportiswoode, Lond.

The great “public schools" for boys are under 373.42. 302 Brereton, C. S. H. Educational crisis in England. (In N. E. A.

Proc. p. 151-65.) Also in Educ. rev. Nov. 303 Coulton, G. G. Public schools and the public needs : suggestions for

the reform of: on teaching methods in the light of modern requirements, 334 p. 0. Simpkin, 5/net.

304 The education bill. (Jour. of educ., Lond., June. P. 369-73.

A symposium of expert criticism and opinion of the Board of education bills pending

in Parliament. No. 1, of most merit, was later withdrawn. No. 2, a rather colorless

and somewhat unsatisfactory substitute, passed. 305 Education in Great Britain and Ireland. (In U. S.-Education Comm’r of. Report, 1899-1900. 1 : 1167-1244).

Includes full account of present status of the English system of elementary education. 306 Fitch, J. G. Educational progress in England. (Educ. rev. Apr. 21 : 325–39.)

Progress of the last three years in national elementary and secondary education, the

registration of teachers, and the reconstruction of the University of London. 307 Jebb, Richard. The education bill of 1902. (Jour, of educ., Lond., Dec. p. 771-74.

What should it be? A presentation of five or six leading topics which should be covered by the new bill. They are chiefly concerned with Local authorities for ad

ministration and the taxing power. 308 Sadler, M. E. National education and social ideals. (In Roberts. Educ. in the nineteenth century. Macmillan, $1. p. 210–39.)

A strong statement of what national education should be and do in England follows a rather despairingly droll description of how long and hard they have been trying to

do it. 309 Scott, R. P. Secondary education legislation. (In Roberts. Educ. in the nineteenth century. Macmillan, $1. P. 59–81.)

Brief survey of the gradual steps, as shown by public laws, by which Secondary edu

cation has won its place in England as a great public trust.


310 Education in France. (In U. S.--Education, Comm'r of. Report 1899-1900. 2:1711-32.)

The usual annual chronicle. The condition and progress of the universities under the

law of 1896 is especially noticed. 31 Hardy, E. L. The lycées of France. (School rev. Sept. 9:459-75.)

Deals with some aspects of the discipline and administration of these schools. 312 Taylor, H. L. Education at the Paris exposition. (School rev. Mar. 9: 201-31.)

Describes the French exhibit.


313 Bruncken, Ernest. The German gymnasium ; as seen from a pupil's

standpoint. (Educ. rev. Feb. 21 : 163-73.) 314 Education in central Europe. (In U. S.-Education, Comm'r of. Report, 1899-1900. 1:721-894.)


1. Popular education and national economic development.
2. Statistics of education in central Europe.
3. Appropriations for education in Europe.
4. The schools of Berlin.
5. Expenditures for higher education.
6. Children's claim upon childhood.
7. Medical inspection of schools.
8. Secondary education as viewed by scientists.

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