Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1874
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Report of the
DRAWING—Freehand— Outlines and shaded copies, drawing from the east and object in pencil and crayon. Water Oolor Painting—In ink, monochrome, and full color, as far as applied in the coloring of elevations and perspectives. Shades and Shadows—By single plane method perspectives. History of Architecture—Preliminary, a general vievv and comparison of the principal styles. Detailed, a full examination of the different styles, their spirit, construction, and decoration, successes and failures, ap plicability to American uses. Architectural Drawing—Working out of full sets of working drawings from sketches furnished by the instructor. Architectural Designing—Original competitive designs made by class for projects designated by instructor, with specifications, -estimates and details. ^Esthetics of Architecture—Principles of taste, as applied to the decoration of the more elaborate classes of buildings, by form and color. Estimates—Of cost of all kinds of buildings. Specifications—Agreements, contracts, liabilities and rights of architects, contractors and owners. Ventilation—Warming by direct radiation, hot air, steam, hot water, etc. Water and Gas Supply.
The school possesses a fine collection of plaster casts, 150 in number, made by Christian Lehr, Berlin, mostly from architectural subjects, for use in the drawing classes. The library is large and well selected, containing the latest and most useful works and periodicals in the English, French and German languages, for study and reference, and a fine collection of colored plates illustrative of water color painting, and the different styles of finishingarchitectural drawings. See Carpenter Shop, Mechanical Laboratory, page 44.
E E G E N T , Professor B U R R I L L ,
Professor STUART, Professor
School of Chemistry ; School of Natural History.
SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY.
OBJECT OF THE SCHOOL.
The object of this school is to impart such theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry as will enable the student to apply succesfully the principles of the science to any of the related arts, and to fit him for the more difficult but not less attractive field of original research.
A tabular view of the complete course is given on page 49, course 9. Each student who takes it is expected, in connection with other studies, to work two hours daily in the laboratory, five days in the week, during four years, beginning with the second term of the first year; and, in