A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912 Page: 180
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180 A THUMB-NAn HISTORY OP
The academic work of the Institute will begin
this autumn on the 28rd day of September. A few
days later the formal opening will be observed
with appropriate ceremonies of inauguration and
dedication, on October 10th, 11th, and 12th, 1912.
Distinguished scholars and scientists from a number
of foreign seats of learning have consented to
participate in the proceedings of this the Institute's
first academic festival by preparing lectures
in the fundamental sciences of mathematics, physics,
chemistry, and biology, and in the liberal humanities
of philosophy, history, letters, and art.
The initial staff of the Institute will be organized
in a faculty of science and a faculty of
letters. Of those who have been selected for positions
under the direction of the faculty of science it
is possible to announce the following elections, the
names appearing in alphabetical order:
Philip Heckman Arbuckle, B. A. (Chicago), of
Georgetown, Texas; Director of Athletics in
Southwestern University; to be Instructor in Athletics.
Percy John Daniell, M. A. (Cambridge), of
Liverpool, England; Senior Wrangler and Rayleigh
Prizeman of the University of Cambridge;
Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of
Liverpool; to be Research Associate in Applied
William Franklin Edwards, B. Sc. (Michigan),
of Houston, Texas; formerly Instructor
in the University of Michigan, and later Presi-
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Young, Samuel Oliver. A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912, book, 1912; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24649/m1/198/: accessed January 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .