Clarke County, Ga. and the City of Athens

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C.P. Byrd, printer, 1893 - Athens (Ga.) - 88 pages

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Page 63 - These curricula vary in length from 128 to 140 credit hours. The degree of AB is awarded to students majoring in art, language and literature, the social sciences or music; the degree of Litt.B. to those majoring in journalism; and the B.Sc.
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Page 56 - Qualifications and Compensation of Councilmen: Sec. 4. Any person elected to the office of councilman shall be a citizen of the United States, at least twenty-five years of age and a resident of the city for at least three years. No member of the council shall hold any other civil office (except as otherwise provided in this charter), except the office of notary public. The compensation of councilmen shall be five thousand dollars per year, payable at such times and in such manner as the council...
Page 63 - ... and otherwise manage the same for the good of the university. All money or property granted by the State, or individuals, for the advancement of learning in general is vested in such trustees. SEC. 1273. The board of trustees of the University of Georgia shall be composed of one member from each Congressional district, four from the State at large, two from the city of Athens, and the chairman ex officio of the local board of trustees of the Technological School, all of whom, except the latter,...
Page 62 - MEIGS was one of the ablest men of his day. Dr. Church, in a discourse delivered before the Georgia Historical Society, says : — " President Meigs commenced the exercises of the University when no College buildings of any description had been erected. Recitations were often heard, and lectures delivered, under the shade of the forest oak ; and for years he had the almost entire instruction of the College, aided only by a tutor or some member of one of the higher classes.
Page 62 - The first commencement was held in 1804 in a rustic arbor, amidst the gathering of a few friends of the College, and witnessed the graduation of ten young men with the honors of the institution.
Page 55 - Tallulah Falls. Those concerned in the affairs of State followed the Governor and Senatus Academicus to Athens and all were accorded a generous welcome. Many of the political slates in State and national politics were concocted at such times in the handsome drawing rooms that fringe the University campus.
Page 57 - States at the time of his election nor unless he shall be at least twenty-one years of age, and a resident of the state at least five years before the election.
Page 69 - What we do not call education is more precious than what we call so,
Page 55 - Athens in antebellum days had many marked peculiarities. The town had attracted by virtue of its educational advantages a large number of wealthy and cultured people; the history of the State is dotted at very frequent intervals with the names of Athens men. The University commencements were occasions of most lavish hospitality, and scarcely a home could be found at such times that did not hold a distingushed guest.

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