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Queen's University Senate Minute Book (Volume 2) 1855-1877

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[margin] Apr. 27th 1869 Prize Essays [/margin]

confer on him the degree of Master of Arts.

In accordance with the report of the Examiner it was agreed to confer the Lewis prize on the Lecture with the mot. to Quo infro nos nihil ad nos, and the Church Agent's prize on the Sermon the the motts, Ex Deo norti sunt.

[margin] Boarding houses [/margin]

Prof. Murray read a Report on Boarding Houses. The Report was adopted, the rules and regulations thereof were approved, and in accordance therewith the Senate appointed Professors Mowat and Dupuis a Committee to receive applications from keepers of Boarding Houses.

The Senate revised a portion of the Calendar.

Adjourned to meet tomorrow at ten o'clock.

Closed with prayer W Snodgrass, Principal J.B. Mowat, Secretary __________________________ [margin] Apr. 28 1869 [/margin]

Queen's University April 28th 1869

The Senate met and was constituted.

Sederunt Principal Snodgrass, Professors Williamson, Murray, Dupuis and Mowat.

The minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

The Senate completed the revisal of the Calendar.

[margin] graduates in other faculties may be examined for Arts degrees [/margin]

It was resolved that professional men being approval graduates in Law, Medicine, or Science shall be admitted

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[margin] Apr. 28 1869 [/margin]

admissible to Pass examinations for degrees in Arts, but that the Senate shall dispose of each application for admission separately upon its own merits.

[margin] examination fund for books [/margin]

It was agreed to advance the balance of the Examination Fund to Prof. Murray for the purchase of books for the Library when he is in Scotland.

Closed with prayer. W. Snodgrass, Principal J.B. Mowat, Secretary

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[margin] Oct. 11th 1869 [/margin]

Queen's University October 11th 1869

The Senate met and was constituted.

Sederunt Pricipal Snodgrass, Professors Williamson, Murray, McKerras, Dupuis and Mowat.

[margin] Matriculants [/margin]

On a review of the written examinations it was found that the following candidates had obtained for matriculating, and they were accordingly declared to have matriculated - ranking in the following order:

[margin] 1st year [/margin]

First year 1. John Allen Snodgrass, Kingston 2. William A. Lang, Almonte 3. Angus Crawford, Peterborough 4. Robert Shaw, Kingston 5. William Donald, Seymour 6. William H. Bland, Kingston 7. James Ferres, Portsmouth

[margin] 2d year [/margin]

Second year 1. Archibald P. Knight, Renfrew 2. Malcolm McGillivray, Collingwood 3. James Cormack, Kingston 4. Thomas Hendry, Kingston

[margin] 3d year [/margin]

Third year 1. Hugh Urquhart Bain, Perth 2. Kenneth Neander Fenwick, Kingston 3. Robert J. Craig, Kingston 4. Andrew McCulloch, Nelson

[margin] 4th year [/margin]

Fourth year 1. Thomas H. McGuire, Kingston 2. Ebenezer D. McLaren, Komoka 3. George L.B. Fraser, Kingston 4. Mark R. Rowse, Bath

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5. Duncan McTavish, Osgoode 6. Irwin Stuart, Cataraqui

[margin] Scholarships [/margin]

It was found that the scholarships fell to be awarded as follows:

[margin] First year [/margin]

First year 1. Campbell, John A Snodgrass 2. Leitch Memorial, William A. Lang 3. St. Paul's Montreal, Angus Crawford 4. Watkins, Robert Shaw 5. Allan, William Donald 6. Mowat, William H. Bland

[margin] 2nd year [/margin]

Second year 1. Hardy, Archibald P. Knight 2. St. Andrew's University (865), Malcolm McGillivray 3. St. Andrew's Toronto, James Cormack

[margin] 3d year [/margin]

Third year 1. Cataraqui, Hugh U. Bain 2. Kingston, Kenneth N. Fenwick 3. Aberdeen, Robert J. Craig

[margin] Honourable scholarships [/margin]

Messrs. Snodgrass, Lang, Knight and Bain had each the honour of gaining two scholarships.

Closed with prayer. W. Snodgrass, D.D., Principal

[margin] Oct. 12th 1869 [/margin]

Queen's University October 12th 1869

The Senate met and was constituted.

Sederunt Principa Snodgrass, Professors Williamson, Murray, MacKerras, Dupuis and Mowat.

The minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

[margin] Prof. Ferguson's classes [/margin]

The Senate arranged as to the time and place of meeting for the classes of English language, History, and Modern

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Committee on evening classes [/margin]

Languages.

Principal Snodgrass and Professors Murray and Dupuis were appointed a Committee to consider the subject of evening classes.

Closed with prayer.

W. Snodgrass, D.D., Principal J.B. Mowat, Secretary __________________________

[margin] Oct. 15th 1869 [/margin]

Queen's University October 15th 1869

The Senate met and was constituted.

Sederunt Principal Snodgrass, Professors Williamson, Murray, MacKerras, Dupuis and Mowat.

[margin] Prof. Ferguson received into Senate [/margin]

The Secretary of the Board of Trustees produced and read an Extract Minute of the appointment of Rev. G. D. Ferguson, B.A. as Professor of History and English Language and Literature, and Lecturer on Modern Languages. Prof. Ferguson accordingly took his seat as a member of Senate, and received ther right hand of fellowship from the other members.

Closed with benediction. W. Snodgrass, D.D., Principal J.B. Mowat, Secretary _________________________

[margin] Nov. 11th 1869 [/margin]

Queen's University November 11th 1869

The Senate met and was constituted.

Sederunt Principal Snodgrass, Professor Williamson, Murray, MacKerras, Dupuis Ferguson, and Mowat.

The minutes of the meetings held on

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[margin] Nov. 11th 1869 5 matriculants in theology [/margin]

On a review of the matriculation examinations in Theology it was found that the following students had obtained the number of marks required for matriculating, and they were accordingly declared to have matriculated ranking in their respective years in the order of their names.

[margin] 1st year [/margin]

First year 1. John Francis Fraser, B.A. Kingston 2. Donald Kennedy Campbell, East River, Pictou N.L.

[margin] 2d year [/margin]

Second year 1. Samuel Russell, Newcastle N.B. 2. Peter L. Livingston, Dawn Mills

[margin] 3d year [/margin]

Third year Robert Campbell, B.A., Brockville

[margin] Scholarships [/margin]

It was found that the scholarships fell to be awarded as follows:

[margin] 1st year [/margin]

First year John Francis Fraser, B.A., Leitch Memorial (2) Donald Kennedy Campbell, St. Paul's Church (2)

[margin] 2d year [/margin]

Second year Samuel Russell, Ross Peter L. Livingston, Colonial Committee (3)

[margin] 3d year [/margin]

Third year Robert Campbell, B.A., Colonial Committee (4)

[margin] Dow & Cameron admitted to matriculation [/margin]

John B. Dow matriculant of the University of Toronto, and Alexander Cameron matriculant of Dalhousie College Halifax were admitted to the rank of undergraduates in Arts of the first year.

Closed with prayer. W. Snodgrass, Principal J.B. Mowat, Secretary

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[margin] Nov. 26, 1869 [/margin]

Queen's University November 26th 1869

The Senate met and was constituted. Sederunt Principal Snodgrass, Professors Murray, MacKerras, Dupuis, Ferguson, and Mowat.

The minutes of last meeting were read & approved.

[margin] application from Dr. Neish [/margin]

The application was submitted from James Neish graduate in medicine for permission to attend the Pass examinations for the degree of B.A. without being required to matriculate or to attend classes. The Senate after careful consideration granted the application, and the Secretary was instructed to ascertain from Dr. Neish whether he will appear for his first examination this or the following session, and to inform him that his examination each year will be on the subjects specified in the Calendar, and will be of the same kind and at the same time as that of the matriculated students.

Closed with the benediction. W. Snodgrass, Principal J.B. Mowat, Secretary

______________________ [margin] Decem. 9th, 1869 [/margin]

Queen's University December 9th 1869

The Senate met and was constituted. Sederunt Principal Snodgrass, Professors Williamson, Murray, MacKerras, Ferguson, Dupuis, and Mowat.

The minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

[margin] medical matriculation examination [/margin]

The Senate appointed the examination of candidates for the rank of undergraduate

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[margin] Ap. 5th 1870 Committee on theses [/margin]

Professors Murray and Mowat were appointed to examine the Theses of candidates for M.A. and report.

[margin] date of class tickets [/margin]

It was resolved that the class tickets be dated from the beginning to the close of the session.

[margin] Rules for printers exam papers [/margin]

It was agreed that only those printers shall be exployed to print the examination papers who shall agree to the following conditions:

1. That the paper shall be the same quality as that which the Calendar is printed.

2. That the page shall be of the same size as the Calendar.

3. That each paper shall be on a full sheet of same size as calendar.

4. That the type be small pica except when otherwise ordered.

5. That no communication or hint of any kind as to the contents of any examination paper be given to any one whatsoever not connected with the office.

Closed with prayer. W. Snodgrass D.D., Principal J.B. Mowat, Secretary

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[margin] April 15th 1870 [/margin]

Queen's University April 15th 1870

The Senate met and was constituted. Sederunt Principal Snodgrass, Professors Williamson, Murray, MacKerras, and Dupuis

The mintes of last meeting were read and approved.

[margin] examination papers [/margin]

The Principal submitted a copy of in

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[in]structions supplementary to those adopted at last meeting regarding the printing of Examination papers which had been sent to Messrs Neish and Baillie. Theses were approved.

There was read a document signed by Dr. James Neish and William Baillie, agreeing to print examination papers on the conditions referred to in this and a former minute. The Clerk was instructed to keep said document in retentis.

[margin] Robert Campbell to be examined for B.D. in October [/margin]

There was read a letter from Robert Campbell B.A. enclosing a medical certificate which stated that he was suffering from nervous exhaustion and was thereby exhausted incapacitated for mental labour, and requesting to be admitted to an examination for the degree of B.D. in October. The Senate agreed to the terms of Mr. Campbell's communication - the subjects of examination to be same as those prescribed to students in attendance.

The Principal was authorized to procure books suitable for the several University Prizes.

[margin] class hours [/margin]

A report containing a programme of class hours was submitted by the Committee on the curriculum and adopted by the Senate.

Closed with prayer.

W. Snodgrass, D.D., Principal J.B. Mowat, Secretary

[margin] April 25th 1870 [/margin]

Queen's University April 25th 1870

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The Senate met and was constituted. Sederunt Principal Snodgrass, Professors Williamson, Mowat, Murray, Mackerras, Dupuis, and Ferguson.

The minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

[margin] Undergraduates in Arts [/margin]

On a review of the written examinations in Arts the Senate sustained the University of the following undergraduates named in the order of merit viz

[margin] 1st year [/margin]

First Year 1. John Allen Snodgrass 2. William Arthur Lang 3. Angus Crawford 4. WIlliam Henry Bland 5. Alexander Henry Cameron 6. Robert Shaw

[margin] 2d year [/margin]

Second year 1. Archibald Patterson Knight 2. Malcolm McGillivray 3. James Cormack

[margin] 3d year [/margin]

Third year 1. Hugh Urquhart Bain 2. Kenneth Neander Fenwick 3. Robert John Craig 4. Andrew McCullock

[margin] 4th year [/margin]

Fourth year 1. Thomas Horace McGuire 2. Ebenezer Duncan McLaren 3. George Levack Bower Fraser 4. Mark Rogers Rowse 5. Duncan Byron McTavish 6. Irwin Stuart 7. Peter Stratton Livingston

On a review of the written examinations the Senate sustained the University exam-

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