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Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society for 1884,-by the
Proceedings and Transactions of the Nova Scotia Institute of Natural
Science (1885); and
Proccedings and Transactions of the Nova Scotia Institute of Natural Science, vol. vi. (1884-85),—by the Institute.
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Canada, vol. iii.,-by the Society. Canadian Economics,-by the Montreal Committee of British Asso
Summary Report of the operations of the Geological and Natural History Survey to Dec. 31st, 1885; and
Report of the Geological and Natural History Survey of Canada, vol. i., (1885) with accompanying maps; and
Descriptive Catalogue of a Collection of the Economic Minerals of Canada,-by the Director of the Survey.
Smithsonian Reports for 1883 and 1884 (3 volumes),—by the Institute. Journals of the House of Commons,-by the Dominion Government. Report of the Superintendent of Education for Manitoba,-by the Superintendent.
Census of the North-West Territories (1884-85), -by the Department of Agriculture.
Report of the Fruit-Growers' Association and International Show Society of Nova Scotia,-by the Association.
A number of pamphlets on Local Government in Ireland,-by F. B. Crofton, Esq.
Local Government in Canada,-by J. G. Bourinot.
Dalhousie Gazette, from 1867 to 1887,-by Editors.
Dalhousie Gazette, several missing numbers,—Geo. Patterson, B. A. Presbyterian Witness, 37 volumes,-by Dr. W. B. McNutt, San
Calendars, Registers, and similar publications from the following Corporations :
Bryn Mawr College;
John Hopkins University;
L'Academie Commerciale Catholique de Montreal;
Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
Missouri Agricultural College;
Mt. Allison College;
St. Francis Xavier College;
Trinity College (Toronto);
University College (Toronto),
THE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM.
consists chiefly of the THOMAS MCCULLOCH and the PATTERSON COLLECTIONS.
The THOMAS MCCULLOCH CCLLECTION was presented to the University in 1884, by the Rev. William McCulloch, D. D., of Truro, with a fund of $1400 for its maintenance and management. This Collection formed the museum of Prof. Thomas McCulloch, who occupied the Chair of Natural Philosophy from 1863 to 1865. It contains a large and valuable collection of birds, especially of the native birds of the Maritime Provinces ; collections of shells, fossils, minerals and rock specimens, made in part by Rev. Thomas McCulloch, D. D., the first President of the College, and collections of dried specimens of native plants.
PATTERSON COLLECTION.-Rev. G. Patterson, D. D., has kindly offered the College a very fine collection of Indian Antiquities, which will be removed to Halifax as soon as suitable accommodation can be provided.
Donations of Dried Plants from the Pacific Islands and Australia have also been made by Rev. Hugh Robertson and Rev. Joseph Annand, M. A, New Hebrides.
* The Provincial Museum which contains collections illustrating the Mineralogy, Geology, and Zoology of the Province, is open to the public daily and may be used by Students.
The Gymnasium is provided with apparatus which was purchased by funds contributed for the most part by former students.
Instruction is furnished by a competent gymnast.
The following are the general regulations for the use of the Gymnasium :
(1.) All male students, graduates, and members of the Alumni Association shall, on paying the sessional fee, be entitled to the use of the Gymnasium.
(2.) Students shall be entitled to instruction in gymnastics without the payment of any additional fee.
(3.) Graduates and members of the Alumni Association shall be admitted to the classes, on payment of a fee of three dollars.
Gold and Silver Badges are offered by the President for competition at the close of the session.
The successful competitors for these Badges have been as follows::