Yale College : an educational history, 1871-1921 / by George Wilson Pierson.


New Haven, Yale University Press, 1952.

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Subjects Kultur.
New Haven (Conn.) -- Yale University.
New Haven, Conn.
Universita╠łt.
Yale University -- History.
Series Pierson, George Wilson, 1904-1993. Yale, college and university, 1871-1937 ; v. 1.
Description xv, 773 pages portraits 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1952.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 552-577. "Reference notes": pages 578-693).
Contents Part Four: The college, the university, and the public -- 15. Teachers and teaching -- 16. The curriculum again -- The reforms of 1908 and 1911 -- 17. Honors at Yale -- Appointments and special honors -- Agitation for reform -- The faculty's solution -- 18. The literary renaissance -- 19. College -- Sheff -- University -- The proposal of a third college -- 20. College and nation: the entrance problem -- The College Entrance Examination Board -- The problem of the certificate system -- Working your way through college -- 21. The return to required studies -- Part Five: War and reorganization -- 22. American higher education and war -- 23. Yale and the guns -- Neutrality and preparedness -- Hadley and the artillery batteries -- Military instruction 1916-17 -- The college at war -- 24.The great reorganization -- 25. Reconstruction -- The problem of Latin -- The Ph.B. degree -- The problem of admissions -- 26. The common freshman year -- 27. The last years under Hadley -- Appendixes: -- I. Archives -- collections -- II. Unpublished source materials -- III. Printed source materials -- IV. Secondary works.
Part One: The days of Porter and Dwight -- 1. Yale College in the nineties -- 2. The Yale system -- 3. College or university -- Yale's university beginnings -- The conservatism of Noah Porter -- 4. The elective struggle -- The old course of instruction -- The optionals begin: 1876-83 -- The battle of 1884: Upper-class electives -- 5. Timothy Dwight -- Part Two: The consulship of Hadley -- 6. The first lay president -- 7. The government of the faculty -- 8. The age of the barons -- 9. Tyrannosaurus superbus -- Part Three: Rebuilding the course of study -- 10. A new and promising line -- 11. Farewell to Greek -- 12. Claimants to the curriculum -- The proposed three-year B.A. -- The anticipation of courses -- The professions invade the curriculum -- The combined programs -- 13. Discontent, investigation, and reform -- 14. Retrospect: a new system on old principles
Geographic Area Connecticut
Network Numbers (OCoLC)191068
(OCoLC)ocm00191068
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Pierson, George Wilson, 1904-1993.
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