Michigan State Gazetteer and Business Directory for ... (Google eBook)

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Comp. and pub. by C.F. Clark, 1867 - Michigan
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Page 90 - ... 4. The legislature shall, within five years from the adoption of this constitution, provide for and establish a system of primary schools, whereby a school shall be kept, without charge for tuition, at ¡east three months in each year, in every school district in the State, and all instruction in said schools shall be conducted in the English language.
Page 91 - The building consists of a main part, with a movable dome 21 feet in diameter, and two wings, one of which contains the rooms for the observer, while, in the other, is mounted the splendid Meridian-Cirele presented by HN WALKER, Esq., of Detroit.
Page 91 - He must pursue at least two of the courses in each semester designated in the following programme. 3. He must sustain an examination before the Faculty in at least three of the studies so attended, the studies to be elected by the candidate. 4. He must present a thesis to the Faculty on one of the subjects chosen for examination. The second degree may thus be obtained, on examination, one year after the first degree. The Master's degree will also continue to be conferred as hitherto, upon graduates...
Page 93 - Pathology; while models in plaster and papier machc, with a valuable collection of Plates, Splints, and Surgical instruments, meet the wants of the more practical branches. An important addition to these means of illustration has recently been made by an importation from Europe of great beauty and value; among which are a collection of bones of the head, disarticulated and mounted, and an extended collection of Wax Models, illustrative of various anatomical and pathological conditions, including...
Page 94 - THOMAS M. COOLEY, Jay Professor of Law. JAMES C. WATSON, MA, Professor of Astronomy and Director of the Observatory. SAMUEL G. ARMOR, MA, MD, Professor of Institutes of Medicine and Materia Mcdica.
Page 92 - The focal length, of its telescope is eight and a half feet, and the clear aperture of the object-glass is six and a half inches. It is furnished with two circles, a little more than three feet in diameter, and each circle is provided with four microscopes, by which the divisions of the circle can be read as near as one-tenth of a second. The same room contains a...
Page 94 - The admission fee is paid but once, and entitles the student to the privileges of permanent membership in any Department of the University. The annual fee is paid the first year and every year thereafter.
Page 92 - A rich collection of the MINERAL SPECIES OF MICHIGAN, including all the varieties of Copper Ore and Associated Minerals from the different localities of the Lake Superior district. This collection is partly the fruit of the State Geological Survey, and partly the result of the subsequent labors...
Page 92 - BOND'S new isodynamic escapement, for recording observations by the electro-magnetic method. In the dome is mounted a large refracting telescope, .with an object-glass thirteen inches in diameter, constructed by the late HENRY FITZ, of New York. The performance of this instrument is entirely satisfactory, and ranks it among the best and largest in the world. Students who make Astronomy an optional study during the Senior year, or in the University Course, will have instruction in the use of the instruments,...
Page 93 - ... collection of plates, splints, and surgical instruments, meet the wants of the more practical branches. An important addition to these means of illustration has recently been made by an importation from Europe, of great beauty and value ; among which are a collection of bones of the head, disarticulated and mounted, and an extended collection of wax models, illustrative of various anatomical and pathological conditions, including representations of the anatomy of the pelvis and its contents,...

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