Cornell University examinations, 1869-1931.

Collection Number: 36-2-3877

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cornell University examinations, 1869-1931.
Collection Number:
36-2-3877
Creator:
Cornell University.
Quantity:
.6 cubic ft.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Printed entrance, scholarship, and class examinations, 1869-1931. Also "Lists of Candidates and Schedule of Examinations for Advanced Degrees," 1892-1913. Bound volume of entrance and class examinations, 1871-1879, with a list of reference books in the University Library, 1879, kept by the Chi Chapter of Psi Upsilon. Blank examinations for botany, undated; rhetoric, 1872; French, 1871, 1872; and German, 1873. Exams from Charles David Damsky, M.E. 1917 course E14 Elementary Electrical Engineering first prelim November 1, 1915, third prelim January 26, 1916, E15 Elementary Electrical Engineering Experiment B, E35 Electrical Engineering for Mechanical Engineering Seniors first prelim December 14, 1916. Second prelim February 8, 1917, History 54 Jacksonian democracy readings collateral to Fish Ch, X-XV, also additional study material. Also a sheet from the Office of the Registrar called Explination of Grading Systems. Also, "Examination Questions on the Lectures on Political Economy delivered by Prof. W. D. Wilson," 1871.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Printed entrance, scholarship, and class examinations, 1869-1931. Also "Lists of Candidates and Schedule of Examinations for Advanced Degrees," 1892-1913. Bound volume of entrance and class examinations, 1871-1879, with a list of reference books in the University Library, 1879, kept by the Chi Chapter of Psi Upsilon. Blank examinations for botany, undated; rhetoric, 1872; French, 1871, 1872; and German, 1873. Exams from Charles David Damsky, M.E. 1917 course E14 Elementary Electrical Engineering first prelim November 1, 1915, third prelim January 26, 1916, E15 Elementary Electrical Engineering Experiment B, E35 Electrical Engineering for Mechanical Engineering Seniors first prelim December 14, 1916. Second prelim February 8, 1917, History 54 Jacksonian democracy readings collateral to Fish Ch, X-XV, also additional study material. Also a sheet from the Office of the Registrar called Explination of Grading Systems.
Also, "Examination Questions on the Lectures on Political Economy delivered by Prof. W. D. Wilson," 1871.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University.
Cornell University -- Examinations.
Psi Upsilon Fraternity. Chi Chapter (Cornell University)
Cornell University
Psi Upsilon Fraternity. Chi Chapter (Cornell University)

Subjects:
Universities and colleges -- Entrance examinations.
Examinations -- Questions.
Examinations
Universities and colleges -- Entrance examinations

Form and Genre Terms:
Examinations (documents)
Questions


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cornell University Examinations, #36-2-3877. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

See also two bound volumes of examinations, Question papers used at the examinations for admission, call number LD1352.Q47.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Examination Questions - Assorted
Series II. Examination Schedules and Rules of Conduct
Series III. Entrance Examinations
Series IV. Other

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Volume 1
Questions and Topics for Examination in Logic, Prof. Ziba H. Potter - Spring Term
1875
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter
Box 1 Volume 1
Questions and Topics for Examination in Logic, Prof. Ziba H. Potter - Spring Term
1874
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated
Box 1 Volume 1
Outlines of Lectures on Psychology, Delivered Before the Junior Class in CU, By Professor W.D. Wilson - Fall Term (Arranged as Topics and Questions for Examination)
1881-1882
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated
Box 1 Volume 1
Subjects and Questions for Examination in Psychology - Fall Term
1877-1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter
Box 1 Volume 1
Subjects and Questions for Examination in Psychology - Fall Term
1875-1876
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination Questions and Syllabus of the Lectures on Psychology, Delivered Before the Junior Class in CU, Prof. W.D. Wilson - Fall Term
1874-1875
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated
Box 1 Volume 1
Question Subjects for Examination on the Lectures on Psychology, Delivered Before the Junior Class in CU, Prof. W.D. Wilson - Fall Term
1873-1874
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination Questions and Syllabus of the Lectures on Psychology, Delivered Before the Senior and Junior Classes in CU, Prof. W.D. Wilson - Fall Term
1871-1872
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter
Box 1 Volume 1
Lectures on the History and Criticism of Philosophy, and the Progress of Knowledge, Delivered Before the Senior Class of CU, Prof. W.D. Wilson - Fall Term + Subjects and Questions for Examinations
1880
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination Questions on the Lectures on the Philosophy of History, Delivered Before the Senior Class in CU, Prof. W.D. Wilson - Winter Term
1872-1873
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter
Box 1 Volume 1
Questions and Subjects for Examination in the Philosophy of History, CU, Professor W.D. Wilson - Winter Term
1877-1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter
Box 1 Volume 1
Subjects and Questions for Examination on the Lectures on Moral Philosophy, Delivered Before the Class in CU, Professor W.D. Wilson - Winter Term
1875-1876
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter
Box 1 Volume 1
Topics and subjects for Examination on the Lectures on American Law and Jurisprudence, delivered before the Senior Class in CU, Professor W.D. Wilson - Third Term
1877-1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; Text Books specially recommended: Story on the Constitution. Smith's Elements of the Laws. ; annotated; "Phil Barnard" on the front
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination Questions on the Lectures on Political Economy, Delivered Before the Senior and Junior Classes in CU, Prof. W.D. Wilson - Winter Term
1872-1873
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination Questions on the Lectures on Political Economy, Professor W.D. Wilson - Winter Term
1876-1877
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; "Phil Barnard" on the front; annotated
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination Questions in Political Economy - CU - Winter Term
1878-1879
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; written name on the front
Box 1 Volume 1
Subjects and Questions for Examination in Political Economy - CU - Winter Term
1880-1881
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated
Box 1 Volume 1
C: Cornell University - Physics
1874-06-23
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; instructions on the front: "Do not fold your papers. Write your name on each page of answers. Give solutions of problems in full."
Box 1 Volume 1
A: Electricity and Magnetism - Winter and Spring Terms
1875
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter
Box 1 Volume 1
C: Optics - Summer Term
1876
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; "Phil Barnard" on the front
Box 1 Volume 1
Electricity and Magnetism
1876-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated; 10 questions; question #1 begins with: "Describe the friction electric machine (plate machine), …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Heat
1877-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions and 3 problems; 2 copies; question 1: "What are the various effects of heat?"
Box 1 Volume 1
Acoustics and Optics - Winter Term
1877-03-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam
Box 1 Volume 1
Electricity and Magnetism
1877-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated; 12 questions
Box 1 Volume 1
Mechanics - Fall
1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 12 questions; question 1 begins: "Define velocity"
Box 1 Volume 1
Acoustics and Optics - Winter Term
1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; questions 1 -6 for Acoustics and questions 7 - 12 for Optics
Box 1 Volume 1
Optics - Summer Term
1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "Show how the index of refraction of a substance …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Electricity and Magnetism - Examinations from 8 to 11
1879-03
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 12 questions; "[Two questions may be omitted.]" on the front
Box 1 Volume 1
Electricity and Magnetism
1879-06-10
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; a note on the front: "N.B. -- Students who were conditioned last term will remove that condition if …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination in Heat
1879-12-16
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; note at the top: "Leave a blank line between answers and write the number of each question conspiciously whether you try to answer it or not."
Box 1 Volume 1
Mechanics - Fall Term
1880
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "How is force measured?"
Box 1 Volume 1
Acoustics and Optics
1880-03
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "What is a musical interval?"
Box 1 Volume 1
Optics - Spring Term
1880-06-08
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; note at the top: "Seniors under examination in this subject should notify the Professor in charge when they hand in their papers."
Box 1 Volume 1
Electricity and Magnetism
1881-03-22
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "Give the evidence that there are two kinds of electricity."
Box 1 Volume 1
Heat
1881-12-13
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; question 1: "What are the principal effects of heat?"
Box 1 Volume 1
Electricity and Magnetism - Spring Term
1881
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questionsl annotated; 2 copies; question 1 begins: "What is the effect of a current flowing through a conductor?"
Box 1 Volume 1
Acoustics and Optics
1882-03-21
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "Name and describe the qualities of a musical note."
Box 1 Volume 1
Syllabus of Lectures on Chemistry - Second Term
1877
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated; 27 questions; question 1 begins: "Berthollet's laws."
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination in General Chemistry
1878-06-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; annotated; question 1: "Mention the important compounds of sodium which occur in nature."
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination in General Chemistry
1880-03-24
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; question 1: "Give the definition of an acid."
Box 1 Volume 1
Cornell University - Syllabus of Lectures on Chemistry
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated; 25 questions for Theoretical Chemistry and 5 questions on Inorganic Chemistry; 2 copies
Box 1 Volume 1
Inorganic Chemistry
1880-12-13
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; question 1: "What is an acid?"
Box 1 Volume 1
General Chemistry
1881-06-08
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 6 questions; question 1: "Give the formulae of the compounds of sodium which occur more frequently in nature."
Box 1 Volume 1
Astronomy
1879-12-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 12 questions; 11 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. ; question 1 begins: "Explain the two causes fo the differnce between mean and apparent time."
Box 1 Volume 1
Physical Astronomy
1881-06-07
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 6 questions; note at the top: "[Illustrate by drawings whenever the question permits.]"
Box 1 Volume 1
Descriptive Astronomy - Professor Oliver
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; Room 3 Sibley, 11 a.m.
Box 1 Volume 1
Physiological Botany, Final Examination
1876-06-05
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 15 questions; question 1 begins: "What method is best adapted to the study of Flower, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Botany - Second Preliminary Examination - Spring Term
1879-05-23
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions
Box 1 Volume 1
Botany - Final Examination - Spring Term
1879-06-09
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 20 questions
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination in Physiological Botany
1881-06-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 15 questions; question 1: "What should be the chief characteristics of a typical flower?"
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination Papers on the Lectures on Geology, Prof. Ch. Fred Hartt, M.A. - Spring Term
1871-1872
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination in General Geology
1878-12-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; exam divided into parts: Physiography, Lithology, Petrology, etc., Dynamical Geology, Historical Geology, Miscellaneous; annotated
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination in Geology
1879-12-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 7 questions; handwritten exam in purple ink
Box 1 Volume 1
Exam on Army (1)
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; no original title; 6 questions; question 1: "Discuss the following topics: (a) Bases of operation, (b) Lines of operation, (c) The supply of armies in the theatre of war"
Box 1 Volume 1
Exam on Army (2)
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; no original title; 6 questions; question 1: "Discuss the general considerations which precede the opening of a campaign"
Box 1 Volume 1
Cornell University - Lectures on Physiology - Fall Trimester
1874-1875
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; outline of lectures and a syllabus
Box 1 Volume 1
Programme of General and Special Instruction in Physiology, Zoology, Comparative Anatomy and Economic Entomology, With Rules of Health
1875-1876
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; name signed on the front; outline of lectures and syllabus for Human Physiology and Hygiene (fall trimester)
Box 1 Volume 1
Synopsis of Lectures on Veterinary Science - First Term
1879-1880
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination in Building Materials and Construction - Spring Term
1879
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 15 questions
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination on Renaissance
1880-12-13
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; handwritten exam in purple ink; could not decipher full original title
Box 1 Volume 1
Handwritten Exam in Purple Ink
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; original title not found; question 10: "Name the various kinds of structures to which the Romans applied architecture."
Box 1 Volume 1
Cornell University - Arithmetic A
1875-09-13
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8 questions; question 2 begins: "How many feet and inches deep is a rectangular pit … "
Box 1 Volume 1
Cornell University - Arithmetic B
1875-09-13
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated; 8 questions; question 2 begins: "A wall 5 feet high and 1 foot thick contains 5,400 bricks, "
Box 1 Volume 1
Arithmetic
1876-09-11
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 7 questions; question 1: "Write in figures, using the proper commas and decimal-points, One Hundred and Two Billion, Thirty Million, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Arithmetic
1878-06-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Describe the Roman notation, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Arithmetic
1878-09-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Define: --A Unit; …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Arithmetic
1879-09-16
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8 questions; 2 copies and second copy is annotated; question 1 begins: "What number added to XCVII will amount to CCVI?"
Box 1 Volume 1
Geometry
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated; 6 questions; question 1: "A perpendicular is the shortest line that be drawn from a point to a line."
Box 1 Volume 1
Plane Geometry
1877-09-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "If the opposite sides of a quadrilateral be equal each to each, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Plane Geometry
1878-06-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; drawings; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "Define: --A Surface, a Plane, a Line, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Plane Geometry
1878-09-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; annotated; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "Define: --An Angle, a Right Angle, an Acute Angle, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Plane Geometry
1879-09-16
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 6 questions; question 1 begins: "Define: a regular polygon, similar polygons, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Solid Geometry
1877-09-20
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 questions; question 1: "The sum of any two face-angles of a triedral angle is greater than the third"
Box 1 Volume 1
Geometry
1878-03-26
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 questions; "Phil Barnard" on top of page; question 1: "Define -- a plane, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Solid Geometry
1878-09-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8 A.M.; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "Define:--A Prism, A Zone, A Spherical Triangle, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Solid Geometry and Conic Sections
1879-03-25
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 9 questions; question 1: "Planes perpendicular to the same straight line are parallel to each other."
Box 1 Volume 1
Solid Geometry and Conic Sections
1880-03-23
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2:30 - 5:30 P.M.; 9 questions; question 1: "Define: The plane angle of a diedral angle, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Geometry and Conic Sections
1880-12-14
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2:30 - 5:30 P.M.; 8 questions; question 1: "Define: a right angle, the inclination of a line to a plane, a prism."
Box 1 Volume 1
Algebra. B. (First Sheet)
1875-09-13
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; calculations on the back; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "How do you perform algebraic subtraction ; …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Algebra. A. (First Sheet and Second Sheet)
1875-09-13
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; one drawing on the back; 9 questions in total; question 1 begins: "How do you transpose a quantity from one side of an equation to the other; …
Box 1 Volume 1
Algebra through Quadratics [not for those examined in Algebra Entire] Second Paper
1877-09-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 (1/4) p.m.; questions #5-9
Box 1 Volume 1
Algebra through Quadratics [not for those examined in Algebra Entire] First Paper
1877-09-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 11 a.m.; questions #1-4
Box 1 Volume 1
Algebra ---Afternoon
1877-06-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; part of an exam; questions #5-8; handwritten exam; question 5 begins: "Clear the following equation from radicals, and solve it"
Box 1 Volume 1
Algebra Entire -- Second Paper
1878-01-08
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 (1/2) p.m.; questions #7-10; handwritten exam; question 7(a) begins: "Solve the equations"
Box 1 Volume 1
Algebra Entire -- Second Paper
1878-09-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 (1/2) p.m.; questions #6-8; note at the top of page: "Questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, as in 'Algebra Through Quadratics'"
Box 1 Volume 1
Algebra
1878-12-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 (1/2) p.m.; 9 questions; 2 pages
Box 1 Volume 1
Algebra -- Through Quadratics
1879-09-16
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 3 p.m.; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "Find the lowest common multiple of"
Box 1 Volume 1
Algebra --
1879-09-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 10:30 a.m.; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "Reduce 34/49 to a continued fraction"; could not decipher original title
Box 1 Volume 1
Algebra Entire -- First Paper
1877-09-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 11 a.m.; questions #1-5; 2 pages; question 1(a) begins: "What is meant by a 'negative quantity'?"
Box 1 Volume 1
Algebra Entire -- Second Paper
1877-09-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 pages; 2 (1/4) p.m.; questions #6-12; question 6(a) begins: "Find x, y, and z from the equations"
Box 1 Volume 1
Cornell University, Entrance Examinations - Higher Algebra
1880-09-16
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.; 10 questions; annotated; question 8 begins: "State and prove the rule for finding the equal roots of an equation …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Cornell University, Entrance Examinations - Elementary Algebra
1881-09-14
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 - 6 p.m.; 7 questions; question 1 begins: "Define: Algebra, an unknown quantity, a polynomial, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Algebra
1882-03-21
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 - 6 p.m.; 11 questions; question 1 begins: "Define: rational, irrational, radical, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Trigonometry
1879-06-10
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Show that cos(a-b) …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Trigonometry
1880-06-08
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.; 9 or 10 questions; a piece of exam ripped off; could not decipher entire original title
Box 1 Volume 1
Trigonometry
1881-06-07
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 - 6 p.m.; 7 questions; 2 questions for THEORY OF EQUATIONS; question 1 begins: "Define the six principal trigonometric functions …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Plane Analytic Geometry
1876
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 9 o'clock a.m.; Sibley Building; 9 questions; questions in Roman numerals; possibly Dec. 13, 1876
Box 1 Volume 1
Geometry of 3 Dimensions
1878-03-25
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 10 a.m.; Sibley; 4 questions; could not fully decipher original title; question 1 begins: "Find equation of sphere whose centre is at …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Plane Analytic Geometry, Technical Courses
1877-12-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 a.m.; 6 questions; 2 pages; question 1(a) begins: "Draw carefully an ellipse, …"; could not completely decipher original title
Box 1 Volume 1
Analytic Geometry
1879-12-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in very light green ink; 2:30 p.m.; 8 questions; 2 pages; question 1 begins: "Find the coordinates …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Analytic Geometry of 3 Dimensions
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 12 pages; 5 sections
Box 1 Volume 1
Analytic Geometry of 3 Dimensions
1880-03-26
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in very light green ink; 8 a.m.; 6 questions; 2 pages
Box 1 Volume 1
Analytical Geometry
1880-03-26
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8 - 11 a.m.; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "Refer a straight line to oblique axes …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Analytical Geometry
1880-12-15
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Find the expression for the angle between two straight lines in a plane."
Box 1 Volume 1
Analytical Geometry
1881-12-14
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Find the cosine of the angle …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Differential Calculus and Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions
1877-03-20
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2:15 p.m.; 10 questions; 2 pages; question 1 begins: "Show that the limit of …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Differential Calculus
1878-03-25
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 7 questions; question 1 begins: "What is meant by the limit of any expression?"; initialed J.E.O
Box 1 Volume 1
Differential Calculus
1878-03-25
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 6 Sibley; 6 questions; question 1 begins: "What is meant by the Derivative of a function?"; initialed L.A.W
Box 1 Volume 1
Calculus - Winter Term
1877-1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 7 questions; question 1 begins: "What is meant by a Differential, …"; initialed L.H.Potter at the bottom
Box 1 Volume 1
Differential and Integral Calculus
1878-12-16
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.; 3 Sibley Building; 6 questions numbered with Roman numerals; question 1 begins: "Annotate Articles 322 and 323 Differential Calculus."; initialed L.A.W.
Box 1 Volume 1
Differential and Integral Calculus
1877-12-15
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in very light green ink; 8 a.m.; 3 Sibley; 6 questions; initialed L.A.W
Box 1 Volume 1
Integral Calculus
1879-12-15
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in very light green ink; 8 - 11 a.m.; 7 questions
Box 1 Volume 1
Differential Calculus
1879-06-13
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 a.m.; 6 Sibley; 6 questions; initialed L.A.W
Box 1 Volume 1
Trigonometry
1883-06-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 - 6 p.m.; annotated; 6 questions but two questions are numbered 5; loose page
Box 1 Volume 1
Botany, Methods of Study - none complete
1887-04-04
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten notes; appears as outline of lectures; loose page
Box 1 Volume 1
Calculus
1880-03-26
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 8 a.m.; 7 questions; question 1 begins: "Define a function; a limit; …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Calculus and Analytic Geometry
1881-12-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8 - 11 a.m.; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "Define the integrals …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Example Questions, Shades, Shade and Perspective - Fall Term
1879-12-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten in purple ink; 7 questions; figure of a house and sun at the bottom right corner
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination Questions, Descriptive Geometry - Fall Term
1880
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in light purple ink; 7 questions; question 1 begins: "Find the intersection of a cylinder and sphere …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination Questions, Descriptive Geometry - Fall Term
1881
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Find the intersection of an oblique plane …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Exam. Analytical Mechanics, Juniors
1878-03-27
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 4 questions; detailed drawings
Box 1 Volume 1
Exam. (practical) Analytical Mechanics
1878-03-28
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 5 questions; detailed drawings
Box 1 Volume 1
Exam. Weisbach's Mechanics, Juniors
1878-05-20
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 4 questions; detailed drawings
Box 1 Volume 1
Exam. Weisbach's Mechanics Numerical Problems, Juniors
1878-05-24
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 2 questions; detailed drawings
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination (theory) in Analytical Mechanics
1878-12-14
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 4 questions; detailed drawings
Box 1 Volume 1
Exam. (practical) Weisbach's Mechanics, Seniors
1878-12-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 3 questions; detailed drawings
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination in Analytical Mechanics Numerical Problems
1879-12-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; detailed drawings; note at bottom of exam in pink ink: "N.B. The class in Hydraulics of next term will please look over pp. 712 - 718 (incl.) for Friday, I.P.C. (Jan 9th 1880)
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination in Analytical Mechanics, Theory
1880-03-22
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 4 questions; corrections made in what looks like blue colored pencil; ; detailed drawings
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination in Hydraulics, Theory
1880-03-22
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten in purple ink; detailed drawings; 4 questions;
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination in Hydraulics, Numerical Problems, Seniors in Civil Engineering
1880-03-23
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; detailed drawings; 2 questions
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination in Analytic Mechanics Numerical Problems
1880-03-24
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 3 questions; question 1 begins: "At a certain instant of its motion in its curved path, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Examination in Mechanics Theory
1880-05-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; detailed drawings; 3 questions
Box 1 Volume 1
2nd Examination, Weisbach's Mechanics, Juniors, Numerical Problems
1880-05-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.; detailed drawings; 2 questions
Box 1 Volume 1
First Examination. Mechanics of Engineering
1882-03-20
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in light purple ink; 3 questions; question 1 begins: "Required the strains in the three upper pieces."
Box 1 Volume 1
Second Examination (Numerical Problems) Mechanics of Engineering
1882-03-22
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 2 questions; question 1 begins: "Required the stresses in the pieces A, B, and C"
Box 1 Volume 1
Original Designs
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 5 different drawings in squares; drawn in purple ink; at the bottom, upside down: "(Name) No. 6"
Box 1 Volume 1
Civil Engineering
1879-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten in light purple ink; 3 pages; 8 questions numbered with Roman numerals; 6 additional notes numbered under Roman numerals (I - VI)
Box 1 Volume 1
Cornell University, Exam. Questions, R.R. Surveying
1880-05-20
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten in purple ink; 7 questions; question 1 begins: "Give the method of adjusting the vertical …"; initialed Robert A. Pance
Box 1 Volume 1
Stone Cutting
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten in purple ink; could not completely decipher original title; 10 questions numbered with Roman numerals
Box 1 Volume 1
Engineering
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten in purple ink; could not completely decipher original title; 10 questions numbered with Roman numerals; initialed R.A. Pance
Box 1 Volume 1
Questions for Examination in Geodesy - Winter Term
1880
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in light purple ink; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Describe the secondary base …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Questions for Examination in Geodesy - Winter Term
1881
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in light purple ink; 8 questions; question 2 begins: "Give some of the practical tests of ..."
Box 1 Volume 2
Cornell University - Examination in Grammar
1872
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; question 1: "State the different ways of forming the plural in English nouns."
Box 1 Volume 2
The Cornell University - Examination in Grammar
1873-09-10
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "Explain the use of the Verb, the Adjective, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
The Cornell University - English Grammar
1875
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 20 questions; question 1 begins: "Write a short account of yourself in grammatical sentences"
Box 1 Volume 2
Examination in Grammar
1877-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 14 questions; question 1 begins: "Write a short account of yourself containing information in regard to …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Questions in Geography
1876-09-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 16 questions; annotated; question 1: "What are the tropics and where are they?
Box 1 Volume 2
Cornell University - In Geography
1877-06-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 13 questions; annotated; question 1: "Name the capital of Dacotah, of Switzerland, of Bolivia"
Box 1 Volume 2
Sheffield Scientific School - Examination for Admission
1876-06-30
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 7 questions to translate into Latin; 16 vocabulary words; question 1 for translation: "Caesar led his army into Gaul."; question 1 for vocabulary: "ducere"
Box 1 Volume 2
Sheffield Scientific School - Examination for Admission
1876-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts: I) Translate, II) Grammar; question 1 of II.: "Decline obsides, loca, superiora."
Box 1 Volume 2
Latin - LIVY., Freshman
1877-03
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III); I) Translate, II) Other questions, III) Hand in maps
Box 1 Volume 2
Latin - Quintilian (Book X), Sophomore Latin
1877-12-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV)
Box 1 Volume 2
Latin - Q.B.F.F.Q.S. - Cato Major, and Cicero's Letter, Freshman Latin
1878-03
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 5 parts (I - V); slightly annotated
Box 1 Volume 2
Latin - The Satires and Epistles of Horace
1878-12-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; two passages with a set of questions for each; first passage: Satire I, VI, 1-22; second passage: De Arte Poetica 453-476
Box 1 Volume 2
Greek - Cornell University - Examination in Greek, Fall Trimester
1875
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II) and 7 questions each question I.I: "Translate Apology, Chap. XX"
Box 1 Volume 2
Greek - Greek.
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III); annotated; written at the bottom: "Return the papers"
Box 1 Volume 2
Greek - Greek.
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III); 5 questions for part I; parts II and III are translations
Box 1 Volume 2
Greek - Plato's Apology, Freshman Greek
1877-12-15
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
Greek, Freshman Greek
1877-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III); I. Herodotus, II. Homer, III. "Composition or derivation of …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Greek, Freshman Greek
1878-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV); includes Herodotus and Homer's Odyssey
Box 1 Volume 2
Greek - Homer's Odyssey, Books IX and X, Freshman Winter Term
1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - First Year, The Cornell University - The College of Languages, Examinations in German, Winter Trimester
1870-04-04
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8 questions (translating)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - First Year, The Cornell University -College of Languages, Examination in German, Fall Trimester
1870-1871
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 16 questions; question 1 begins: "Decline the definite article throughout."
Box 1 Volume 2
College of the City of New York - Department of German Language and Literature - Examination Paper, Sophomore Class
1871-02-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 questions
Box 1 Volume 2
German - First Year, Cornell University -College of Languages, Examination in German, First Year Class
1872-06-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - First Year, Cornell University - German Examination - The Story of Clavigo
1873-03-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter
Box 1 Volume 2
German - First Year, Cornell University - Examination in German, First Trimester
1873-12-15
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; exam in red ink; 4 parts (I-IV); question I.I begins: "Write with the definite article, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Sheffield Scientific School - Annual Examination - Junior Class
1875-06-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV); slightly annotated
Box 1 Volume 2
Sheffield Scientific School - Annual Examination - Junior Class
1876-06-10
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV); slightly annotated
Box 1 Volume 2
Sheffield Scientific School - Annual Examination - Freshman Class
1876-06-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV); slightly annotated
Box 1 Volume 2
German - First Year, Cornell University - Examination in Whitney's German Grammar and Reader, Embracing Two Terms' Work
1877-06-13
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - First Year, Cornell University - Examination in German, First Trimester
1877-12-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II); question I.I begins: "Write, with the definite article, the nominative singular, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
German - First Year - Goethe's Prosa
1878-03-28
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - First Year - Examination in Whitney's Grammar and Reader, First Year - First Term
1878-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 5 parts (I - V); part I begins: "Answer the questions, without translating the two following passages"
Box 1 Volume 2
German - First Year, Cornell University
1878-12-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II); part I has 8 questions based on a passage; part II is translating
Box 1 Volume 2
Sheffield Scientific School - Annual Examination - Freshman Class
1873-06-11
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, The Cornell University - Examination in German, Spring Trimester
1870-1871
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV); question I.I begins: "Translate the following into English:--"
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, Cornell University - College of Languages - Examination in German
1871-09-23
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, The Cornell University
1871-03-13
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II); each part has a passage to be translated and questions on that passage
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, The Cornell University - Examinations in German, Spring Trimester
1870-1871
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, The Cornell University - College of Languages - German Examination, Lessing's Nathan der Weise, Fall Trimester
1871-1872
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, The Cornell University - Examination in German, Gɶthe's Italiänische Reise, Spring Term
1872-1873
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, German - Examination in "Wilhelm Tell"
1877-12-20
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, Cornell University - Examination in German, Fall Trimester
1876-12-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 sections both labeled "I"; first question I.I: "Write, with the definite article, the nominative singular, …"; second question I.I: "Translate into German"
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, Junior German
1876-12-15
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, The Cornell University - German Examination, Schiller's Wilhelm Tell [For two Terms]
1875-03-13
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 5 parts (I - V)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, The Cornell University - German Examination, Goethe's Italinische Reise, Third Term
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, The Cornell University - German Examination, Schiller's "Piccolomini," Fall Term
1875-1876
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, Cornell University - German Examination ,"Hermann und Dorothea"
1876-03-20
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, German Examination, Goethe's Prosa
1877-06-14
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II); both parts have a passage to be translated followed by questions
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, German - Examination in "Wilhelm Tell" (Duplicate)
1877-12-20
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I -II)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, German - Lessing's "Nathan der Weise"
1878-01-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts(I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, Scientific German
1878-06-07
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II); both parts have a passage to be translated followed by questions
Box 1 Volume 2
Sheffield Scientific School - Annual Examination - Junior Class
1878-06-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, Wilhelm Tell
1878-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV);
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, Goethe's Prose
1879-03
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV); part I: Sesenheim; parts 2: Werther
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, German Comedy
1879-03
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III); part I: From Lessing's Die Juden; part II: From Schiller's Der Baraiit; part III: From Goethe's Der Triumph der Empfindsamkeit
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, Hermann und Dorothea
1879-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV); part III divided between "For Prof. Fiske's Section" and "For Prof. White's Sections"
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Second Year, Examination in German
1879-06-11
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV); all 4 parts involve translating
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Advanced, Senior German - Faust
1878-06-04
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II); both parts have a passage to be translated followed by questions
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Advanced, Lessing's Nathan der Weise
1878-12-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; divided into Acts (First - Fifth Act)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Advanced, Senior German - Lessing
1878-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Advanced, Senior German - Egmont
1879-03
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Advanced, Goethe's Faust
1879-06-07
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
German - Advanced, Senior German - Schiller's Lyrics
1879-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
A Page of a German Examination
1880-03-24
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 passages to translate; original title not found
Box 1 Volume 2
German Literature - Examination in German Literature
1876-03-21
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II); question I.I begins: "State what is known about the Gothic translator of the Bible"
Box 1 Volume 2
German Literature - Examination in German Literature
1877-03-21
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II); part I: First Term; part 2: Second Term; question I.I begins: "Describe the character of the ancient Goth as compared with that of the Greek …"
Box 1 Volume 2
German Literature - Examination in German Literature
1877-06-09
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 12 questions; question 1 begins: "Write a sketch of Winkelmann's life"
Box 1 Volume 2
German Literature
1878-06-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II); question I.I begins: "Give a concise characterization of the satire in the sixteenth century"; name "Phil Barnard" handwritten on the top
Box 1 Volume 2
French - Cornell University - French Department, First Year, Second Term
1874-03-16
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 17 translating questions; slightly annotated
Box 1 Volume 2
French - (A B C) Cornell University - French Department, Second Year, First Term
1876-12-14
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; one passage to be translated; 5 additional translating questions; annotated on the back
Box 1 Volume 2
French - Cornell University - French Department, Second Year, Second Term
1876-03-22
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
French - Cornell University - French Department, 2nd Year, 3rd Term
1877-06-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 passages to translates
Box 1 Volume 2
French - The Cornell University - French Department, First Year, Second Term
1878-03-25
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 17 questions to translate; question 1 begins: "Did you tell my brother that you are going to Paris?"; additional questions on verb conjugation
Box 1 Volume 2
French - The Cornell University - French Department, Second Year, Second Term
1878-03-28
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV)
Box 1 Volume 2
French - Cornell University - Department of French, First Year, Fall Term
1878-12-16
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 14 translating questions and verb conjugations
Box 1 Volume 2
French - Cornell University - Department of French, Second Year, Third Term
1879-06-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II); both parts have a passage to be translated followed by questions
Box 1 Volume 2
French - Cornell University - Department of French, Second Year, First Term
1879-12-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 parts (I - IV)
Box 1 Volume 2
Italian - Cornell University - Italian Examination, First Year, First Term
1877-12-15
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 12 questions; question 1 begins: "Write the definite article before the singular and plural …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Italian - Cornell University - Italian Department, First Year, First Term
1878-12-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 5 parts (I - V)
Box 1 Volume 2
Italian - Cornell University - Department of Italian, First Year, Second Term
1879-03-27
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; passage to be translated: Il Vero Amico, Atto Primo, Scena 11, Trivella, e Florindo
Box 1 Volume 2
Italian - Cornell University - Italian Department, Second Year, Third Term
1879-06-05
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 parts (I - II)
Box 1 Volume 2
Italian - Cornell University - Italian Department, First Year, Third Term
1879-06-07
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; slightly annotated; one passage to be translated followed by questions; passage begins: "Uscito poi, e camminando di mala voglia, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Spanish - Cornell University - Spanish Department, First Year, First Term
1878-12-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; list of vocabulary; 2 parts (I - II)
Box 1 Volume 2
Spanish - Cornell Unversity - Department of Spanish, First Year, Second Term
1879-03-25
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; passage to be translated followed by questions; passage begins: "Tuve particular gusto de que hubiese retrucado …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Spanish - Cornell Unversity - Department of Spanish, First Year, Third Term
1879-06-10
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; slightly annotated; one passage to be translated followed by questions; passage begins: "Luego que nos …"
Box 1 Volume 2
English Language and Rhetoric - Syllabus, First Year, Third Term - History and Elements of English, Professor Shackford
1877-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; name "Walter (?) Harvard Tap (?) '80" on the front; 12 pages and 232 questions
Box 1 Volume 2
English Language and Rhetoric - History of Elements of English, First Year, Third Term - Professor Shackford
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 20 questions; question 1 begins: "Explain the terms 'bow-wow,' …"
Box 1 Volume 2
English Language and Rhetoric - History and Elements of English, First Year, Third Term - Professor Shackford
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 13 questions; question 1 begins: "Give the family, the stocks of family, and the branches of the stock of languages …"
Box 1 Volume 2
English Language and Rhetoric - Rhetoric, First Year, Fall Term - Professor Shackford
1877-1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 13 questions; question 1: "Show that Rhetoric is both a science and an art."
Box 1 Volume 2
History - Questions for the use of Historical Students in the University of Michigan, By C.K. Adams - Professor of History
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; first 3 pages are ripped; date could have been on the front; annotated; 2 parts; Part First: Consitutional History of England (with 14 questions); Part Second: Constituational History of the United States (12 questions); total 16 pages
Box 1 Volume 2
History - Cornell University - Examination in History
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 14 questions; question 1 begins: "Give briefly and concisely the main causes of the Revival of Learning in Western Europe"; questions on Macaulay's Essays, Essay on Barrre, On Buckle's History of Civilization in England
Box 1 Volume 2
History - Cornell University - Department of History, First Term, Third Year
1877-12-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 14 questions; question 1 begins: "What authority have we for the history of the Romans before B.C. 250?"
Box 1 Volume 2
History - Cornell University - Department of History, First Term
1878-12-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 16 questions numbered with Roman numerals; question I begins: "Into what two branches were the Italici divided?"
Box 1 Volume 2
History - Examination in Modern History
1878-12-20
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 16 questions; question 1 begins: "Give some account of the way in which procedure by torture was fastened upon Modern Europe"
Box 1 Volume 2
History - Cornell University - Modern History, Close of Second Term
1879-03-28
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 15 questions; question 1 begins: "Name the main things done by Charles VII in the Centralization of Power"
Box 1 Volume 2
History - Cornell University - Department of History, Third Year, Third Term
1879-06-11
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 20 questions; slightly annotated; question 1: "Describe geographically Normandy, Guyenne, Brittany, Burgundy, Flanders."
Box 1 Volume 2
Chemistry - The Cornell University - Syllabus of Lectures on Chemistry - Theoretical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 25 questions on Theoretical Chemistry; 5 questions on Inorganic Chemistry; question 1 on Theoretical Chemistry: "Give a definition of chemistry, and explain the distinction between it and physics"
Box 1 Volume 2
Chemistry - Examination in General Chemistry
1878-06-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; slightly annotated; question 1: "Mention the important compounds of sodium which occur in nature"
Box 1 Volume 2
Chemistry - General Chemistry, Second Term
1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 9 questions; question 1: "Explain by means of examples the method of determining the formula of a compound"
Box 1 Volume 2
Chemistry - Directions for Bequences in Chemical Practice
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten directions in purple ink; divided into three parts (I - III); 3 pages; could not completely discern originial title
Box 1 Volume 2
Chemistry - Chemical Equations
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten guidelines in purple ink; begins: "In writing these equations observe"; 8 parts (I - VIII); 2 pages
Box 1 Volume 2
List of Apparatus
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten in purple ink; 33 appratus listed; signed at the bottom "G.C. Calchrell, Professor" but name was not fully identifiable
Box 1 Volume 2
Mathematics - Arithmetic - Directions for Exams
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; note at the top begins: "As the time for reading each paper is in general necessarily very short, your chances of success in mathematical examinations …"; 5 directions; direction 1 begins: "Write legibly, without crowding"
Box 1 Volume 2
Mathematics - Arithmetic
1876-09-11
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 7 questions; question 1 begins: "Write in figures, using the proper commas and decimal-points, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Mathematics - Arithmetic
1877-06-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "Write out the metric tables of length capacity, and weight"
Box 1 Volume 2
Mathematics - Arithmetic
1877-09-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 9 a.m.; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "Write the Metric table of Long Measure"
Box 1 Volume 2
Mathematics - Arithmetic
1878-01-08
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 9 questions; question 1 begins: "Give the Metric Tables of length, surface, capacity, and weight"
Box 1 Volume 2
Mathematics - Arithmetic
1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Write down a prime and also a composite number"
Box 1 Volume 2
Mathematics - Arithmetic
1878-06-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 9 a.m.; 8 questions; question 1 begins "Describe the Roman notation"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra
1876-09-11
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 9 questions; two sheets glued to one page (First Sheet, Second Sheet); question 1: "Multiply a--b into x--y, and give all the reasoning"
Box 1 Volume 2
State of New York - Department of Public Instruction - Examination for State Certificates, Questions in Algebra
1876-12-21
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; long page, ripped slightly and folded in book; 8 questions; question 8: "Derive the formula for finding the last term of a Geometrical Progression"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra - Forenoon (Morning)
1877-06-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; questions 1-4; question 1 begins: "Twice A's property and 3 times B's property, are together equal to $8000"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra - Afternoon
1877-06-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; questions 5-8; question 5 begins: "Clear the following equation from radicals and solve it"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Through Quadratics [Not for those who are examined in Algebra Entire.] - First Paper
1877-09-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 11 a.m.; questions 1 -4; question 1(a): "Remove the parantheses from …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Through Quadratics [Not for those who are examined in Algebra Entire.] - Second Paper
1877-09-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 (1/4) p.m.; questions 5-9; question 5(a) begins: "Find x, y, and z from the equations …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Entire - First Paper
1877-09-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 11 a.m.; questions 1-5; question 1(a) begins: "What is meant by a 'negative quantity'?"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Entire - Second Paper
1877-09-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 (1/4) p.m.; questions 6-12; question 7(a): "Reduce the following radicals to their simplest forms, and add them …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra
1877-12-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 (1/2) p.m.; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Define 'similar quantities' … Students in the Technical Courses with substitute the following …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Through Quadratics [Not for those who are examined in Algebra Entire.] - First Paper
1878-01-08
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 11 a.m.; questions 1-7; question 4(a) begins: "Find the lowest common multiple of …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Through Quadratics [Not for those who are examined in Algebra Entire.] - Second Paper
1878-01-08
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 (1/2) p.m.; questions 8-11; question 8(a) begins: The length of a room is 2 yards more than the breadth …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Entire - First Paper
1878-01-08
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 11 a.m.; questions 1-6; question 4(a) begins: "What is meant by the logarithm of the number n to the base b?"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Entire - Second Paper
1878-01-08
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 (1/2) p.m.; questions 7-10; question 7(b) begins: "The sum of the roots of a quadratic equation equals what?"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Through Quadratics - First Paper
1878-06-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 11 a.m.; questions 1-5; question 1(b) begins: "Perform the operations indicated in the following expression, simplify the result, and divide it by a+x"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Through Quadratics - Second Paper
1878-06-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 (1/2) p.m.; questions 1-8; question 1 begins: "Solve the set of equations"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Through Quadratics - First Paper
1878-09-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 11 a.m.; questions 1-5; question 1 begins: "Find the number to which if 3 be added, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Through Quadratics - Second Paper
1878-09-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; bottom of page was frayed; questions 1-7; question 1 begins: "Solve the equation …Find the sum of the two roots"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Entire - First Paper
1878-09-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 11 a.m.; questions 1-2, 6; note in the middle of the page: "[Questions 3, 4, 5 as in 'Algebra Through Quadratics']"; question 1 begins: "Write the Binomial Formula, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Entire - Second Paper
1878-09-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 (1/2) p.m.; questions 6-8; note at top of page: "Questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 as in 'Algebra Through Quadratics'"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra
1878-12-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 (1/2) p.m.; 9 questions; question 9 begins: "Describe the method of finding equal roots of an equation"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra - Technical
1878-12-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam in purple ink; 9 questions; question 1 begins: "Prove that multiplication is commutative and associative for 2 factors"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Through Quadratics
1879-01-07
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 11 a.m.; questions 1-7; question 1 begins: "Half of A's property exceeds 1/3 of B's property by $6000"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Entire
1879-01-07
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 10 (1/2) a.m.; questions 8-13; note at top of page: "Questions 2, 4, 6, and 7 as in 'Algebra Through Quadratics'"; question 8 begins: "Write the logarithm of the expression …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Algebra Through Quadratics
1879-06-16
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 a.m.; Room VII; 10 questions; question 8 begins: "Find two numbers whose sum is 6"
Box 1 Volume 2
Geometry - The Cornell University - Geometry
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 6 questions; question 1: "A perpendicular is the shortest line that can be drawn from a point to a line"
Box 1 Volume 2
Plane Geometry
1877-09-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 p.m.; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "If the opposite sides of a quadrilateral be equal each to each, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Plane Geometry
1878-01-08
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 7 questions; question 1 begins: "Define a straight line, parallel lines, a right angle, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Geometry
1878-03-26
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 (1/2) p.m.; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Define -- a plane, a straight line perpendicular to a plane, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Plane Geometry
1878-06-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 p.m.; 5 questions; question 2 begins: "Prove that if the diagonals of a quadrilateral bisect each other"
Box 1 Volume 2
Plane Geometry
1878-09-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 4 p.m.; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "Define:--An Angle; A Right Angle; An Acute Angle…"
Box 1 Volume 2
Plane Geometry
1879-01-07
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "Define: Parallel Lines; A Triangle; A Right Triangle; …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Solid Geometry
1875-12-14
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; questions 1-5; questions 6-7 as "Substitutes"; question 1 begins: "Of all isoperimertric polygons having the same number of sides"
Box 1 Volume 2
Solid Geometry
1877-09-20
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8 a.m.; 4 questions; question 1: "The sum of any two face-angles of a triedral angle is greater than the third"
Box 1 Volume 2
Geometry - A
1877-03-21
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 pages; 5 questions; last page is annotated; question 1 begins: "From a given point without a plane"
Box 1 Volume 2
Geometry - B
1877-03-21
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 pages; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "Two triedral angles are equal or symmetrical"
Box 1 Volume 2
Solid Geometry
1878-01-10
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 a.m.; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "Any triangular pyramid is the third part of a triangular prism"
Box 1 Volume 2
Solid Geometry
1878-06-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8 a.m.; 5 questions; question 1: "Define a Plane, a Great Circle, a Pole of a Circle, a Lune."
Box 1 Volume 2
Solid Geometry
1878-09-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8 a.m.; 5 questions; question 1: "Define:--A Prism, A Zone, A Spherical Triangle, A Trirectangular Triangle"
Box 1 Volume 2
Solid Geometry and Conic Sections
1879-03-25
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 9 questions; question 1: "Planes perpendicular to the same striaght line are parallel to each other."
Box 1 Volume 2
Plane Analytic Geometry
1876-12-13
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; initialed L.A.W. at the bottom; 9 a.m.; Sibley Building; 9 questions (I - IX); question I.I: "The length of the side joining the first two points."
Box 1 Volume 2
Plane Analytic Geometry - Technical Courses
1877-12-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 a.m.; 6 questions; question 1(a) begins: "Draw carefully an ellipse, and a hyperbola …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Analytical Geometry - Prof. Potter
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 9 questions; question 1 begins: "Derive the equation of a meridian curve of the earth"
Box 1 Volume 2
Plane Analytic Geometry - Professor Wait
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 9 questions; question 1: "Explain Peirce's system of angular notation, and show why
Box 1 Volume 2
Analytic Geometry - Peck
1878-12-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 (1/2) p.m.; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Find the equation of the straight line that passes through the points …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Analytic Geometry - Technical Courses
1878-12-18
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 (1/2) p.m.; Sibley Building; 8 questions; question 1(a) begins: "Find the equation of the straight line that passes through the point …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Analytic Geometry - 3 Dimensions
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 7 questions; question 3 begins: "Write the general equation of planes that contain the above line"
Box 1 Volume 2
Analytic Geometry (An. Geom.) of 3 Dimensions
1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 4 questions; question 1 begins: "Find equation of sphere whose centre is at point …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Cornell University - Descriptive Geometry: Sophomores, Fall Term
1878-12-16
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten in purple ink; could not completely discern originial title; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Find the intersection of two cylindrical …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Cornell University - Trigonometry - Professor Arnold
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8 questions; question 1: "Give definitions of tangent and secant as ratios, and find tanx in terms of secx"
Box 1 Volume 2
Trigonometry A
1877-06-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Express the six trigonometric functions as ratios …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Trigonometry B
1877-06-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 questions; question 2 begins: "Given the six functions of an angle, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Cornell University - Term Examinations - Trigonometry
1888-06-09
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8-11 a.m.; 7 questions; question 1 begins: "Find directly from the definitions what are the largest and smallest values each trigonometric function can have …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Plane and Spherical Trigonometry
1877-09-20
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 10 a.m.; 8 questions; question 3 begins: "Obtain the formula for the cosine of the sum of two angles, and deduce the formula"
Box 1 Volume 2
Plane Trigonometry
1878-01-10
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 9 (1/2) a.m.; 5 questions; question 1(a) begins: "Define in two ways the secant of an angle"
Box 1 Volume 2
Spherical Trigonometry
1878-01-10
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 11 (1/2) a.m.; 4 questions; question 1 begins: "Prove that in any spherical triangle …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Trigonometry
1878-03-26
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 (1/2) p.m.; Room K; initialed at the bottom L.A.W.; 5 questions; at the bottom of the page: "(Courses of Arch., Civil Eng., and Math)"
Box 1 Volume 2
Trigonometry
1878-06-11
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 (1/2) p.m.; 2 pages (First Sheet, Second Sheet: "to be worked after handing in answers to the above"); questions 1-6 on First Sheet; questions 7-8 on Second Sheet
Box 1 Volume 2
Plane and Spherical Trigonometry
1878-06-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 10 a.m.; 8 questions; question 2 begins: "Give the algebraic signs of the sine, cosine, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Trigonometry
1879-06-10
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 questions; question 2 begins: "Make a table showing the signs of the several trigonometric functions for each of the four quadrants"
Box 1 Volume 2
Differential and Integral Calculus
1876-12-14
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; initialed L.A.W. at the bottom; 9 o'clock; Sibley Building; 9 questions (I - IX); slightly annotated; question II begins: "If from a circular piece of paper with a given radius R, a sector be cut out ..."
Box 1 Volume 2
Differential Calculus and Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions
1877-03-20
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; initialed L.A.W.; Room 3 Sibley Building; 2:15 p.m.; 10 questions; 2 pages front and back; question 1 begins: "Give geometrical illustrations showing …"; list of candidates on the last page
Box 1 Volume 2
Integral Calculus - Technical Courses - Loomis
1877-12-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 a.m.; 8 questions; question 6 begins: "Prove the formula for the differential of a plane area"
Box 1 Volume 2
Integral Calculus
1877-12-17
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8 a.m.; 7 questions; question 1 begins: "Prove Eddy's formula for integrating … "
Box 1 Volume 2
Calculus - Winter Term
1877-1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; initialed L.H. Potter at the bottom; 7 questions; question 1 begins: "What is meant by a Differential, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Differential Calculus
1878-03-25
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; initialed J.E.O at the bottom; 7 questions; question 1 begins: "What is meant by the limit of any expression?"
Box 1 Volume 2
Differential Calculus
1878-03-25
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; initialed L.A.W. at the bottom; 6 Sibley; 6 questions; question 1 begins: "What is meant by the Derivative of a function?"
Box 1 Volume 2
Differential Calculus
1878-06-04
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 11 a.m.; 6 Sibley; slightly annotated; 5 questions; question 1: "Give Cox's demonstration of Taylor's Theorem"
Box 1 Volume 2
Differential and Integral Calculus
1878-12-16
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; initialed L.A.W; 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; 6 questions (I - VI); question 1: "Annotate Articles 322 and 323 Differential Calculus"
Box 1 Volume 2
Calculus -- Darres
1879-03-28
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 9 questions; question 1: "Define The Cycloid, and find its equation"
Box 1 Volume 2
Differential Calculus and Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions
1879-03-28
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; initial L.A.W.; 6 Sibley; 8 to 11 a.m.; 7 questions; question 7 begins: "Investigate the form of the surface represented by the equation"
Box 1 Volume 2
A page of equations
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter
Box 1 Volume 2
Calculus and Analytical Geometry of 3 Dimensions
1879-03-28
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8-11 a.m.; 6 Sibley; 2 pages; 9 questions; question 5 begins: "Prove that an equation involving only two coordinates will …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Differential Calculus
1878-06-14
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 11 a.m.; 6 Sibley; 6 questions; question 6 begins: "Find the minimum value of …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - B - Cornell University - Heat
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "Describe the determination of the absolute coefficient of …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - The Cornell University - Heat
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 11 questions; question 1 begins: "Reduce the following temperatures Centigrade to …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - B, Fall Term
1874
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; questions 3, 6, 7, 12, 13, 18, 21; question 3: "Define (a) Centre of Gravity and (b) the various kinds of equilibrium"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - C, Fall Term
1874
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; questions 4, 9, 10, 14, 15, 17, 20; question 4: "Define the terms (a) velocity and (b) acceleration"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - D, Fall Term
1874
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; questions I, 2, 5, II, 23, 27, 28; question 28: "How is the velocity of air in a flue to be determined?"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - B - Cornell University
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; "Phil Barnard" written at the top; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "Describe the phenomena of statical induction"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - B - Mechanics, Fall Term
1875
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; questions 1-6 and problems 7-9; question 1 begins: "Define the unit time"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - C - Mechanics, Fall Term
1875
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; questions 1-6 and problems 7-9; question 1 begins: "What are the French and English standards of mass?"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Elictricity
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; possible typo in original title; possibly "Electricity"; "Phil Barnard" written at the top; annotated; 5 questions; question 1 begins: "What is the relation between the magnitudes of …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - A - Electricity and Magnetism, Winter and Spring Terms
1875
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 5 questions; question 1(a): "Define potential"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - B - Electricity and Magnetism, Winter and Spring Terms
1875
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; light drawings; 5 questions; question 1(a) begins: "Describe the phenomena of statical induction"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - C - Acoustics and Optics, Winter Term
1876
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; lightly annotated; questions 1-4, questions 5-6 under "OPTICS"; question 1 begins: "What is necessary to cause reflection of sound?"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Electricity and Magnetism
1876-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; "Ph. Barnard at the top"; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "Describe the friction electric machine (plate machine)"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - C - Optics, Summer Term
1876
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; questions 1-5; questions 6-8 under "Those who did not pass the examination in March may answer the following questions in addition to the above."; question 1 begins: "Describe the Magic lantern"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Mechanics
1876-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 12 questions; question 1: "Define Velocity, Acceleration, Force, Unit of Force"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Heat
1876-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 12 questions; question 1: "Distinguish between the real and apparent expansions of a liquid"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Acoustics and Optics, Winter Term
1877-03-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 pages 12 questions; question 1 begins: "Explain the transmission of sound through an elastic medium"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Optics
1877-06
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 12 questions; question 1: "Define Real focus, Vitrual focus, conjugate foci"
Box 1 Volume 2
Problem Set - Due by October 23
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 7 questions; question 1 begins: "Where is the centre of gravity of this series of weights?"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Heat
1877-12
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; lightly annotated; questions 1-10 and problems 1-3; question 1 begins: "What are the various effects of heat?"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Acoustics and Optics, Winter Term
1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; question 1-6 under Acoustics; questions 7-12 under "OPTICS"; question 1 begins: "How is sound produced?"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Optics, Summer Term
1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "Show how the index of refraction of a substance …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Electricity and Magnetism
1878-09
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "Describe the fundamental phenomena of electrical attraction and repulsion"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Mechanics
1878-09
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 10 questions; question 1: "Describe the units of length, mass, and time"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Heat
1878-09
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 8-9 questions; part of the page ripped off; question 1 begins: "Describe the thermometric scales in use"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Acoustics and Optics, Winter Term
1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; questions 1-6 under Acoustics; questions 7-12 under "OPTICS"; question 1 begins: "How is sound produced? What is the distinction between noise and music?"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Mechanics, Fall
1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 12 questions; question 1: "Define veolocity; acceleration; force; work; energy"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Electricity and Magnetism- Special Examination for Engineers
1879-05-24
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 9 to 12 Saturday; 10 questions; question 1: "Find the expression for the resistance of three conductors in Multiple Arc"
Box 1 Volume 2
Physics - Electricity and Magnetism
1879-06-10
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "Three copper wires, lengths 3, 8, and 10 metres; …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Examination in Architecture - Building Materials and Construction - Sophomore. Spring Term
1874
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 20 questions (I - XX); 2 pages front and back; question I: "Name the kinds of stone commonly used in building, and classify them geologically"
Box 1 Volume 2
Cornell University - Junior Examination in Architecture, Fall Term
1874
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 20 questions (I - XX); question I: "Sketch, and give the names of the mouldings used in Greek Architecture"
Box 1 Volume 2
Department of Architecture - Examination in Building Materials and Construction, Spring Term
1875
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 2 pages (2 copies of each); 20 questions (I - XX); question III begins: "Explain the proper method of making concrete …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Senior Examination in Architecture, Spring Term
1875
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 14 questions (I - XIV); question I begins: "What style of Architecture affords the best examples of …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Cornell University - Senior Examination in Architecture, Spring Term
1876
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 12 questions (I - XII); question I begins: "Name the two systems of heating"
Box 1 Volume 2
Architecture - Cornell University - Exam Questions, S.S. and Perspective, Juniors, Fall Term
1878-12-20
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten in purple ink; 7 questions; drawn figures; question 1: "Define brillant point, curve of shade and shadow"
Box 1 Volume 2
Architecture - "Methods of accomplishing or covering the transition from the square corner of a tower to the side of the octagon of a belfry or spire"
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 29 methods; method 1: "Tower gabled on all sides"
Box 1 Volume 2
Architecture - Pressure of Wind on Roofs
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten; page has the problem set-up with a table of values; "Let P be the horizontal force of the wind in lbs per square foot --"
Box 1 Volume 2
Architecture - A part of an exam
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten; questions 16-18; question 16 begins: "What is the horizontal thrust of a beam of white pine"
Box 1 Volume 2
Architecture Exam
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 13 questions; question 13 was cut and pasted onto the page; 2 pages; question 1 begins: "To what amount of tensile strain may a white pine timber …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Architecture - A part of an exam, "Rafters, struts, and tie-beam of white pine"
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; question 21 (or 27, could not discern completely); figure drawing; question: "Determine the strains and proper cross-sections of pieces"
Box 1 Volume 2
Architecture - "Methods of accomplishing or covering the transition from the square corner of a tower to the side of the octagon of a belfry or spire" - Another Copy
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; horizontal
Box 1 Volume 2
Architecture - Examination in Building Materials and Construction, Spring Term
1877
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 2 pages; 20 questions (I - XX); question I begins: "Name three kinds of stone commonly used in building"
Box 1 Volume 2
Subjects and Questions for Examination in Psychology, Fall Term
1875-1876
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; divided into 12 sections (labled as "No.1" to "No. 12") with 3 questions each; question 1 of No.1: "Describe the white nerve matter and its distribution throughout the body"
Box 1 Volume 2
Subjects and Questions for Examination in Psychology, Fall Term
1877-1878
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; divided into 12 sections (labled as "No.1" to "No. 12") with 3 questions each; annotated; question 1 of No.7: "Point out the difference between the sensation of …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Examination in Structural and Economic Geology
1878-03-25
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; "Phil Barnard" written on the front; annotated; questions 35-67; question 35: "Phenomena and composition of 'dust showers' and 'blood rains.' What is 'red snow'?"
Box 1 Volume 2
Examination in General Geology
1878-12-19
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; divided into 6 sets (I. Physiography, II. Lithology, III. Petrology,etc., IV. Dynamical Geology, V. Historical Geology, VI. Miscellaneous) each with a set of questions; 22 questions in total
Box 1 Volume 2
Physiological Botany, Final Examination
1877-06-11
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 20 questions; question 1 begins: "Give a definition of each of the following parts of plants …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Cornell University - Astronomy, Prof. Potter
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; lightly annotated; 12 questions (I - XII); question I: "Explain the difference between the Sidereal and Solar days"
Box 1 Volume 2
Military Science
1878-03-26
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam on lined paper; 13 questions; question 1: "Define discipline as applied to organization od modern armies"
Box 1 Volume 2
Sand Surveying
Undated
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten in purple ink; 2 pages; 14 questions (I - XIV); question I begins: "Describe briefly the different kinds of …"
Box 2 Folder 1
Assorted Exams and Non-Exams (1 of 3)
1870-1884, 1917, undated
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - Examination in History
Undated
14 questions; question 1 begins: "Give briefly and concisely the main causes of the Revival of Learning …"; 2 questions under Questions on Macaulay's Essays; Essay on Barrère; On Buckle's History of Civilization in England
Box 2 Folder 1
The Cornell University - Examination in History, First Year Class
1870-03-31
8 sections (I - VIII); various number of questions for each; question III.1: "To which of the above families do the East Indians belong?"
Box 2 Folder 1
The Cornell University - Examination in History, Second Year Class
1870-04-02
9 sections (I - IX); various number of questions for each; question I.1: "Who were the original Italians?"
Box 2 Folder 1
The Cornell University - The College of History, Second Year Class, Third Trimester
1870-06-25
19 questions; question 1 begins: "What were the powers of the Emperor Augustus and of his immediate successors?"
Box 2 Folder 1
The Cornell University - Department of History, Second Year Class
1871-06-13
7 sections (I - VII); various number of questions for each; question I.1: "What were the principal causes of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire."
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - Department of History, Third Year Class, Fall Trimester
1871
13 sections (I - XIII); question II(a): "Which was the first dynasty of French kings?"
Box 2 Folder 1
The Cornell University - College of History, Sophomore Class
1871-03-15
13 questions; question 1 begins: "What was the first form of government at Rome?"
Box 2 Folder 1
The Cornell University - College of History, Third Year, Fall Trimester
1870-1871
12 questions; question 1 begins: "What is meant by the history of European civilization?"
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - Department of History, Third Year Class, Fall Trimester
1872
Year was rewritten on exam; 12 sections (I - XII); question I(a): "Who were the inhabitants of Gaul when the Franks invaded it?"
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - College of History - Department of Ancient History, First Year Class
1872-03-19
10 sections (I - X); question I: "What advantages may arise from the study of History?"
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - College of History - Department of Roman History, Second Year Class
1872-03-20
10 sections (I - X); question I.1: "What authority is there for the early history of Rome?"
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - Department of History, Second Year, 3rd Term
1872-06-17
Exam in purple ink; 15 sections (I - XV); question I begins: "What different offices and powers did Augustus and …"
Box 2 Folder 1
The Cornell University - Department of History, Second Year Class, Winter Term
1873-03-19
12 questions; question 1 begins: "In the early times of Rome, what was the distinction between …"
Box 2 Folder 1
The Cornell University - The College of History, Second Year Class
1873-06-20
21 questions; question 2 begins: "After the time of the Antonines, what body virtually appointed the Emperor?"
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - Department of History, Third Year Class
1873-12-15
Exam in red ink; 10 sections (I - X); question I.1: "Describe the Celtic character and religion"
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - College of History, Second Year Class, Winter Term
1874-03-18
14 questions (I - XIV); question I: "Describe the Constitution of Romulus, and the division into tribes, curiӕ, centuries, and gentes?"
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - College of History - Ancient History, First Year Class
1874-06-22
9 sections (I - IX); question I.1: "What are the characteristics of the Mongolians?"
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - History of the Decline and Fall of Rome, Second Year Class
1874-06-24
11 sections (I - XI); question I.1: "Describe the character of Julius Cӕsar."
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - History of the Decline and Fall of Rome, Second Year Class (Another Copy)
1874-06-24
Lightly annotated
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - Modern History - Close of Second Term, Class of 1874, A.D. White
1874
12 questions; question 1 begins: "The good and evil effects of the Scholastic Philosophy …"; "OPTIONAL EXAMINATION" section with parts A, B, C
Box 2 Folder 1
The Cornell University - Department of History, Third Year, Third Term
1875-06-10
19 questions; question 1 begins: "What was the Constitution of the Roman Empire under Augustus?"
Box 2 Folder 1
Modern History - First Term
1881-12-14
14 questions; question 1 begins: "What was the effect of the great maritime discoveries upon the paths of commerce, --"
Box 2 Folder 1
Modern History - Second Term
1882-03-22
12 questions; question 1: "State the political results of the Thirty Years' War."
Box 2 Folder 1
Modern History - Third Term
1882-06-07
7 questions; question 1: "What was the Congress of Vienna, and what were its chief political results?"
Box 2 Folder 1
Junior American History - Winter Term
1884-03-21
Handwritten title, date written on the back, 18 questions; question 1: "Causes of King Philip's war."
Box 2 Folder 1
Examination in Literature - Fourth Year, Fall Term
1872-1873
20 questions; question 1: "What are the fine arts?"
Box 2 Folder 1
The Cornell University - Examination in Shakespeare's Macbeth, Senior Class
1873-03-17
15 questions; question 1 begins: "How does the opening of Macbeth contrast with that of Hamlet …"
Box 2 Folder 1
Examination in Shakespeare's "Othello" - Fourth Year, Spring Term
1873
20 questions; question 1: "How does Shakespeare idealize his characters?"
Box 2 Folder 1
Literature - Fourth Year, Fall Term
1873-1874
71 questions; question 1: "The Law of Evolution in Literature"; question 50 misnumbered as question 55
Box 2 Volume 1
Cornell University - Literature - Professor Shackford, Fourth Year, Winter Term
1874
23 questions; question 1 begins: "State the principal Historical Art-Epics …"
Box 2 Volume 1
Comparative Literature - Professor Shackford, Senior Year, Third Term
1875
30 questions; question 1: "In what respect is all criticism comparative"
Box 2 Volume 1
Cornell University - Rhetoric - Professor Shackford, First Year, Winter Term, Second Section
1874
12 questions; question 1: "Give an example of each degree of Personification"
Box 2 Volume 1
Cornell University - Rhetoric - Professor Shackford, First Year, Third Term
1875-06-08
3 sections (I-III); 8 questions for each section; question I.1: "What is the advantage of the participial construction?"
Box 2 Volume 1
Examination in Rhetoric - Professor Shackford, Freshman Year, Second Term
1876
9 questions; question 9 has parts (a)-(l) and parts (d) and ( e) are repeated twice; question 1 begins: "The expansion and the enlargement …"
Box 2 Volume 1
Rhetoric - Professor Shackford, Freshman Year, Third Term
Undated
20 questions; question 1 begins: "Explain by examples the figurative nature of language …"
Box 2 Volume 1
Cornell University - Professor Shackford
Undated
3 sections (I-III); 24 questions total but two questions are numbered 7; question I.1: "From what does Antithesis derive its force?"
Box 2 Volume 1
Cornell University - History and Elements of the English Language - Freshman Year, First Term
Undated
15 questions; question 1: "What classes of words in English are of Saxon origin?"
Box 2 Volume 1
Cornell University - History and Elements of the English Language - Prof. Shackford, First Year, Third Term (1 of 2)
1874
30 questions; question 1: "When is it inferred that different languages are derived from the same source?
Box 2 Volume 1
Cornell University - History and Elements of the English Language - Prof. Shackford, First Year, Third Term, Second Section (2 of 2)
1874
30 questions; question 1: "What are the great divisions or families of languages?"
Box 2 Volume 1
Examination in Ancient Oratory - Fourth Year, Spring Term
1873
25 questions; question 1: "The words orator and oration in their ancient and their modern sense."
Box 2 Volume 1
Cornell University - Senior Examination in Grecian and Roman Oratory
1874-06-10
40 questions; question 1: "What circumstances were favorable to the cultivation of Oratory in Greece?"
Box 2 Volume 1
Cornell University - Ancient Oratory
1874-12-16
20 questions; question 1: "What was the function of the Orator at Athens?"
Box 2 Volume 1
Examination Papers on the Lectures on Geology - Delivered by Prof. Ch. Fred. Hartt, M.A., Spring Term
1871-1872
Booklet format; 20 sections (I - XX); 5 questions in each section but two questions numbered 4 in section VI; question I.1 begins: "Describe Titanotherium, Palotherium, Megatherium"
Box 2 Volume 1
Examination Papers on the Lectures on Geology - Delivered by Prof. Ch. Fred. Hartt, M.A., Winter Term
1871-1872
Booklet format; 20 sections (I - XX); 5 questions in each section; question I.1 begins: "What are dykes, veins, faults, joints, planes of stratification, ripple marks, wave marks?"
Box 2 Volume 1
Examination Papers on the Lectures on Geology - Delivered by Prof. Ch. Fred. Hartt, M.A., Spring Term
1872-1873
Booklet format; annotated; 20 sections (I - XX); 5 questions in each section but two questions numbered 4 in section XV; question I.1: "What are atolls and how are they formed?"
Box 2 Volume 1
Examination in Structural and Economic Geology - Winter Term
1876-03-21
34 questions; question 1: "Scope and main divisions of Geology, with definitions"
Box 2 Volume 1
Examination in Geology - Spring Term
1876
16 questions; question 1: "Name ten of the most abundant rock-forming minerals, giving characters of three"
Box 2 Volume 1
Examination Questions on the Lectures on the History and Criticism of Philosophy - Delivered before the Senior and Junior Classes - Prof. W.D. Wilson, Fall Term
1871-1872
20 sections (I - XX); questions not numbered in order; not on the first page: "If these Examination questions are read in the order in which they are numbered, they will present a syllabus of the Lectures in the order in which they were delivered"; question I.1: "What is the proper scope of Metaphysics?"
Box 2 Folder 1
Questions for the Use of The Class in Zoology - Winter Trimester
1876-03-07
63 questions; initialed J.H.C. at the front page; question 1: "Name and give an account of the simplest organism described in this course"
Box 2 Folder 1
The Cornell University - Junior Examination in Architecture, Fall Term
1875
20 questions (I - XX); question I: "Define the terms 'Aesthetic' and 'Technical'"
Box 2 Folder 1
The Cornell University - Examination in Physics - Electricity (Donated by Prof. E. G. Shalkhauser)
1871-06-12
Handwritten and typed notes; actual exam has 10 questions and is annotated; question 1 begins: "What are the different departments or branches of the science of electricity …"
Box 2 Folder 2
Assorted Exams and Non-Exams (2 of 3)
1870-1871
Box 2 Folder 2
Examination Questions on the Lectures on Political Economy - Delivered by Prof. W. D. Wilson, Before the Senior and Junior Classes, Winter Term
1870-1871
Booklet format; annotated; "William E. Holcomb" signed at the top but could not decipher completely; 20 sections (No. 1 - No. 20); questions not numbered in order; question No.1.1: "Define the nature and scope of Political Economy"
Box 2 Folder 3
Assorted Exams and Non-Exams (3 of 3)
1871-1873, undated, ca. 1965
Box 2 Folder 3
Cornell University - Physiological Botany
Undated
Piece of last page ripped off; dated June 17 (but no year); 2:30 p.m.; 16 questions; question 1: "How are Plants distinguished from Animals"
Box 2 Folder 3
Cornell University - College of Languages - French Department - First Year Class
1872-03-18
16 sentences to translate into French; sentence 1: "Bread and water are good for men. Wine is only good for the sick."
Box 2 Folder 3
The Cornell University - French Department, First Year Class, Third Trimester
1871-06-14
15 sentences to translate into French; one passage to translate to English; sentence 1 begins: "Has not your eldest sister changed her dress?"
Box 2 Folder 3
The Cornell University - Examination in German - Winter Trimester
1873
3 sections (I - III); question III.1 begins: "What is declension?"; "GRAHAM" written on the back
Box 2 Folder 3
Cornell University - Rhetoric - Freshman Class, Spring Trimester
1872-06-18
Exam in purple ink; 20 questions; question 1: "What are the characteristics of Poetic Diction?"
Box 2 Folder 4
Cornell University - German Department - Exam Papers (1 of 3)
1869-1879, undated
Box 2 Folder 5
Cornell University - German Department - Exam Papers (2 of 3)
1880-1889
Box 2 Folder 6
Cornell University - German Department - Exam Papers (3 of 3)
1890-1895, undated
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Examination Papers - Miscellaneous
1889-1893, undated
All papers initialed "K.J. 1893" at the bottom
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Freshman Latin - Nepos
1889-12-20
One section labeled (I); 12 numbered questions on first page under "Translation at Hearing, Etc., and Writing From Memory"; passage is from Ages. 2, I-2; question 1: "What mode and what tense do you expect?"
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Freshman Latin - Cicero: De Senectute
1890-03-19
2 sections (I, II); section I has one passage followed by 6 questions; section II has writing and translation passages (6 numbered questions)
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Freshman Latin - Livy.
1890-06-02
2 sections (I, II); section I has one passage followed by 7 questions; section II has writing and translation passages (4 numbered questions)
Box 2 Folder 7
Sophomore Latin - Terence: History of Roman Literature, Fall Term
1890-12-17
First set of questions (1-4) on translation and a passage; second set of questions (1-5) on Roman literature; second question 1: "Describe, briefly, the Roman theatre in the time of Terence."
Box 2 Folder 7
Sophomore Latin - Horace - Odes and Epistles - Spring Term
1891-06-06
2 sections (I, II); questions 1-5 under section I; questions 1-4 under section II; question I.1 begins: "Translate (at sight) Epist. I, 19, 1-14"
Box 2 Folder 7
Sophomore Latin - Horace: Epodes, Satires, and (in part) Odes - Winter Term
1891
2 sections (I, II); questions 1-5 under section I; questions 1-5 under section II; section II on History of Roman Literature; question II.1 begins: "Give, approximately, the dates of publication of …"
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Greek A
1890-03-20
4 questions (1-4) on translation; question 4 begins: "Translate into Greek: …" and has 5 numbered sentences for translating
Box 2 Folder 7
Grecian History
Undated
10 questions; question 1: "Discuss the geography of Greece in its larger sense"
Box 2 Folder 7
Greek History
1889-12-18
Annotated; 10 questions; question 1 begins: "Give Curtius' theory of the settlement of Greece"
Box 2 Folder 7
Grecian and Roman History and Ancient Geography
Undated
Lightly annotated; 3 sections (I-III); question III.2: "Where was Euboea, --Mt. Olympus, --the Maeander?"
Box 2 Folder 7
Roman History
1890-03-17
Annotated; 10 questions; question 10 has parts a-j; question 1: "Enumerate the sources from which the early Roman annalists obtained their information"
Box 2 Folder 7
Roman History (133 B.C. - 476 A.D.)
1890-06-09
Annotated; 9 questions; question 9: "The state of Christianity in the time of Constantine."
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - French Department, Freshman Year, First Term
1889-12-18
3 sections (I-III); sections II and III are on translation; question I.1 begins: "Conjugate in full the following tenses …"
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Literary Courses - Department of Romance Language, First Year, Second Term
1890-03-17
Exam in French; 5 sections (I-V); 30 numbered questions under section IV; question V.1: "State the formation, comparison and position of adjectives"
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Literary French - Department of Romance Languages, Course I
1890-06-09
5 sections (I-V); all sections are on translation; 20 sentences to be translated under section IV; 26 sentences to translate to English under section V
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Department of Romance Languages, French, Course 2
1890-06-09
4 sections (I-IV); sections I, II, III on translation, at sight; 3 questions under section IV; question IV.2: "Mention the most important results of the Romantic mvoement."
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Department of Romance Languages, Course 2
1890-12-19
Exam in French; 4 sections (I-IV); sections I, II, IV on translation; 4 questions under section III; question III.1: "Give a brief sketch of Corneille's life."
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Department of Romance Languages, Course 2
1891-03-23
Exam in French; 4 sections (I-IV); sections I, II, III on translation; section IV begins: "Give a brief biographical sketch of any two of the following writers of the Romantic School: …"
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Department of Romance Languages, Course 2
1891-06-09
Exam in French; 2 sections (I, II); passage in section I is from Sainte Beuve, Causeries du Lundi and passage in section II is from Mrime, Tamango; section II has 5 questions; question II.1: "What do you understand by Romanticiism?"
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Department of Romance Languages, Course 6
1891-12-22
Exam in French; 3 sections (I-III) on translation; section III is "Translation at Hearing"
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - German Department, First year, First Term
1889-12-19
3 sections (I-III); section II begins: "Write the nominative and genitive singular, and the nominative plural with the appropriate form of …"
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - German Department, First year, Second Term
1890-03-18
4 sections (I-IV); section II begins: "Give the principal parts of the following verbs: …"
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - German Department, First year, Third Term
1890-06-10
3 sections (I-III); section II begins: "Explain the syntax of …"
Box 2 Folder 7
Maria Stuart
1890-12
Exam in German; 4 sections (I-IV); section IV: "Give a brief sketch of Mary's life. In what respects does the play depart from historic accuracy?"
Box 2 Folder 7
Lessing's Prose
1891-03
Exam in German; lightly annotated; 2 sections (I-II); section II: "Give a brief sketch of Lessing's life and literary activity."
Box 2 Folder 7
Sophomore German
1891-06
2 sections (I, II); section I on "Lessing's Prose" and section II on "Hermann and Dorothea"
Box 2 Folder 7
Department of German, Cornell University - Gtz, and Goethe's Prose
1892-03
2 sections (I, II); section I has parts (a.)-(e.); section II has 3 questions; question II.1: "What were the main features of Goethe's residence in Strasburg?"
Box 2 Folder 7
Department of German, Cornell University
1892-06
No original title; 2 sections (I, II); section I on "Egmont" and has 6 passages to translate; section II has 3 questions; question II.3: "Discuss Schiller's criticisms of the play."
Box 2 Folder 7
Physics - 2a: Examination in Mechanics
1891-12-16
Handwritten exam; annotated at the bottom; 3 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.; 6 questions; question 1 begins: "State and explain Newton's Laws of Motion"
Box 2 Folder 7
Course 2a Physics - Electricity and Magnetism, Spring Term
1892
Handwritten exam; annotated at the bottom; 6 questions; question 1 begins: "Describe the tangent galvanometer."
Box 2 Folder 7
Preliminary Examination - Logic
1890-11-25
Annotated; 5 questions; question 1: "Explain Intension and Extension of Words."
Box 2 Folder 7
Logic
1890-12-16
Annotated; 8-10 A.M.; 8 questions; question 1 has parts a-c and begins: "Give the Contradictory, the Contrary, the Subalternate or Subalternant of: …"
Box 2 Folder 7
Logic and Psychology
1891-03-20
Annotated; 8-10 A.M.; 2 sections (I, II); questions 1-2 under section I and questions 1-5 under section II; question II.1 begins: "Give a definition of Physiological Psychology."
Box 2 Folder 7
Examination in Physiological Psychology
1891-06-05
Handwritten exam; annotated; 8 questions; question 3 begins: "What is imagination?"
Box 2 Folder 7
Sophomore Rhetoric
1890-12-17
5 topics (I-V); Topics: I. The Paragraph, II. Invention, III. Invention, IV. The Plan, V. The Development
Box 2 Folder 7
Sophomore Rhetoric
1891-03-21
5 questions (I-V); question I.1 begins: "What is meant by interpretation?"
Box 2 Folder 7
Sophomore Rhetoric
1891-06-06
5 questions; question 1: "What is the difference between Testimony and Authority? Illustrate."
Box 2 Folder 7
Oratory
Undated
Handwritten exam; 24 questions; question 1: "In what 3 ways does an oration differ from an essay?"
Box 2 Folder 7
The Institutes of Education
1892-12-19
9 questions; question 1 begins: "Give a general statement of the scope of education as a science … "
Box 2 Folder 7
The Institutes of Education
1893-03-18
10 questions; question 1 begins: "Show by a linear diagram the order in which the members of the …"
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - School of Law - Examination in Elementary Law and Contracts - Juniors, Fall Term
1892
17 questions; question 1 begins: "What is the common law?"
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - School of Law - Examination in Contracts - Juniors, Winter Term
1893
16 questions; question 1 begins: "Explain the following words as used in the seventeenth section of the Statute of Frauds …"
Box 2 Folder 7
Examination Notes in Military Science and Tactics
1892-03
3 sections: Military Science, Art of War, Military Law
Box 2 Folder 7
Questions on the Lectures and on the Text
Undated
Handwritten exam; subject unknown/could not be deciphered; questions 1-4 on the Lectures; questions 5-12 on the Text
Box 2 Folder 1
Assorted Exams and Non-Exams (1 of 3)
1870-1884, 1917, undated
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - The Graduate School - Schedule of Examinations, Advanced Degrees
1917
Includes an alphabetical list of names and their exams and a list of exams arranged by dates
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - College of Arts and Sciences for Conduct of Examinations and Cases of Fraud in More than One College
Undated
Box 2 Folder 3
Assorted Exams and Non-Exams (3 of 3)
1871-1873, undated, ca. 1965
Box 2 Folder 3
Cornell University - Office of the Registrar - Explanation of Grading Systems
1965
Box 1 Volume 4
Cornell University - List of Candidates and Schedule of Examinations for Advanced Degrees
1892-1913
No 1894, 1906, 1908-1912; note card from H.S. White, Chairman of the Committee on Graduate Work to Dean's Office, University Faculty
Box 1 Volume 1
Botany - Arrangement of Lectures and Examinations in the General Course - Spring Term
1879
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter
Box 1 Volume 2
The Cornell University - Programme of Examinations
1878
Creator: Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; booklet of schedules of exams; "Entrance Examinations" and "Term Examinations"
Box 2 Folder 1
Cornell University - Entrance Examinations - Grammar
Undated
Slightly annotated; 21 questions; question 21 has 22 options; question 1: "Which letters of the English Alphabet are mutes?"
Box 2 Folder 1
The Cornell University - Entrance Examination in Geography
1875-09-14
9 questions; question 1 begins: "Draw an outline map of the United States as large as your paper will allow; …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Cornell University, Entrance Examinations - Arithmetic
1880-19-14
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Define a prime number, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Cornell University, Entrance Examinations - Arithmetic
1881-01-04
Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Define: a unit, a compound fraction, a complex fraction, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Cornell University - Entrance Examinations: Grammar
1871
Box 1 Volume 2
Cornell University - Entrance Examination in Grammar
1874-06-30
Creator: Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 14 questions; exam is in red ink; question 1 begins: "What are the labials? …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Cornell University - Partial Entrance Examination in Latin
1877-06-19
Creator: Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
Cornell University - Partial Entrance Examination in Latin
1878-06-19
Creator: Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 5 parts (I - V)
Box 1 Volume 2
German Entrance Examinations
1877-06-20
Creator: Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 3 parts (I - III)
Box 1 Volume 2
Solid Geometry - Entrance Examination
1879-06-18
Creator: Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 8 a.m.; 6 questions; question 1 begins: "Define: two parallel planes, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Trigonometry - Entrance Examination
1879-06-18
Creator: Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; 10 (1/2) a.m.; 8 questions; question 1 begins: "Define tangent of an angle, …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Higher Algebra, Entrance Examination
1879-06-18
Creator: Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; handwritten exam; Room II; 10 questions; question 3 begins: "Prove that, the number of permutations of n things …"
Box 1 Volume 2
Plane Geometry - Entrance Examination
1879-06-16
Creator: Gift from The Chi of Psi Upsilon Chapter; 9 a.m.; 6 questions; question 1 begins: "Define: a postulate, a straight line, a square, …"
Box 1 Volume 1
Entrance Exams - English
1897-06-1931-09
Creator: Includes an old envelop addressed to the College Entrance Exmaination Board; exams of years 1897-1920 were in this envelope
Box 1 Volume 3
Samples of Entrance and Scholarship Examination Papers
1910-1912
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Examination Papers - Miscellaneous
1889-1893, undated
Creator: All papers initialed "K.J. 1893" at the bottom
Box 2 Folder 7
Entrance Examination in Latin
1889-09
Creator: 7 questions on translation and passages; question 1 begins: "Translate (at sight) Cic. Brutus, I, 1"
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Examination in Entrance Greek
1890-09-29
Creator: 10 questions (I - X); question II begins: "Questions on the preceding passage: (1) Difference between the force of …"
Box 1 Volume 5
Cornell University - Question Papers Used at the Examinations for Admission and at the Examinations for University Scholarships
1890-1901
Box 2 Volume 6
Cornell University - Question Papers Given at the Examinations for Admission and at the Examinations for University Scholarships
1902-1909
Creator: No 1907, 1908
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Examination Papers - Miscellaneous
1889-1893, undated
Creator: All papers initialed "K.J. 1893" at the bottom
Box 2 Folder 7
Cornell University - Department of Military Science and Tactics - Memorandum No. 3, H.E. Tutherly, Professor
1892-03-09
Box 2 Folder 8
Letter of Transmission of Examination Papers from Mr. Kirby Jones
1930-11-26
Creator: A piece of correspondence between Executive Secretary Harold Flack to Professor Otto Kinkeldey; copies of letters from Mr. Kirby Jones
Box 2 Folder 9
Charles David Damsky - Mechanical Engineering - Old Prelims
1913-1917, undated
Creator: From Courses E 14, E 15, and E 35; includes data sheets from Lefax Filing Index: Operation of Mechanical Stokers, Rated Tractive Force of Locomotives, Superheated Ammonia Vapor; includes annotated Jacksonian Democracy -"Readings for History 53 collateral to Fish, Ch. X-XV"