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lyn and at the capital in connection with the regents. New York also claims the distinction of being the first state in the world to make university extension an integral part of its educational system." Consciously or unconsciously this policy is an historical expansion of that Hamiltonian idea of university control which the empire state shares with the University of France. For a detailed study of university extension in America the following bibliographical references have been supplied at the state library at Albany by Miss Avery. 1 University of the State of New York—The extension bulletins devoted to that subject and published from year to year since the beginning of the movement in America are the most comprehensive sources of information. The university early reprinted articles by H. B. Adams on “university extension and its leaders,” Review of reviews, July, 1891, and “university extension in America,” The Forum, July, 1891. See also Miss Katharine L. Sharp's regents' prize essay on “public libraries in relation to university extension," published in 1892, as a regents' bulletin, and republished by University extension world. 2 Philadelphia–In Philadelphia a magazine called University extension was started in 1891. For three years it was a news magazine, but in November, 1893, a second monthly, The University extension bulletin, was started, which gave the news side and left the other magazine free for discussion of problems connected with the work. In March, 1895, the publication of both was stopped and they were replaced by The Citizen, devoted to university extension in its widest sense. Practically the magazine dealt with subjects of interest to the Civic league, and incidentally with extension subjects. The Citizen rendered very great service to the educational cause and to the promotion of good literature as well as of good government. The suspension of the journal in 1898 was widely regretted. 3 The Chicago University extension society, a city organization antedating the organized extension work of the
university, published very early a periodical called The university extension magazine, which changed its form and character four times within a year and a half, and suddenly vanished out of existence. The result was a small collection of numbers of various sizes, volumed four times, with usually two monthly numbers to a volume. When the University of Chicago organized its extension division the Chicago magazine was practically replaced by the University extension world, which was first published as a quarto, and contained a good deal of local material. A change in the editorial staff resulted favorably for the reading matter and the size was reduced. Finally in 1894 the issue was changed from a monthly to a quarterly and printed on heavy glazed paper with wide margins. Cuts were frequently inserted and the magazine was changed to a high grade quarterly. Unfortunately with the issue for April, 1895, the magazine stopped, but the occasional publications of the university afford sufficient information regarding the continuation of extension work down to the present time.
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY By FREDERICK WILLIAM ASHLEY, A. M., New York State Library School, Albany
Adams, Herbert B. Chautauqua, a social and educational study. (See U. S. – Education, Bureau of. Report for 1894–95, v. 1, p. Cook, Albert S. Chautauqua, its aims and influence. (See Forum, Aug. 1895, 19:689–706) Extent and scope of the system fully outlined; objections considered. Faxon, Frederick Winthrop, comp. Chautauqua, a bibliography of the lake and assembly. (See Bulletin of bibliography, July 1898, 1:86–87)
977–1077) A graphic account of what Chautauqua is and what it is doing; its outward features clearly pictured and its manifold activities comprehensively treated, from historical, social and educational standpoints. Also printed separately. Bernheimer, Charles S. National Jewish educational work. (See American monthly review of reviews, Ap. 1897, 15:442–45) Includes brief account of the Jewish Chautauqua society. Portraits. Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth. The Chautauqua movement. (See Cosmopolitan, June 1895, 19:147–58) Interesting judgment as to social and educational value. Illustrated. Chautauqua assembly. Chautauqua year-book for 1895, an official publication of the Chautauqua system of education. 130 p. D.
Fitch, J. G. The Chautauqua reading circle. (See Wineteenth century, Oct. 1888, 24:487–500) A competent English authority's view of the work and its results. Foster, Solemn, ed. Second summer assembly of the Jewish Chautauqua society; official account, issued by resolution of the executive committee. 63 p. Q. Phil. 1898. Jewish Chautauqua
Habberton, John. Chautauqua, the most American thing in
Hale, Edward Everett. Chautauqua. (See Lend a hand, Oct. 1891, 7:223–30; Sept. 1895, 15:163–67) Discursive sketches of the work of the reading circles. — The Chautauqua literary and scientific circle. (See Century magazine, Nov. 1885, 31:147–50) Outlines the general plan. — Chautauqua reading circles. (See Unitarian review, Sep. 1887, 28:233–48) Good general view of plans and methods, including course of study for four years. Harper, William R. The founder of the Chautauqua movement. (See Outlook, Sep. 1896, 54:546–50)
Appreciative judgment of Bishop Vincent's educational work. Illustrated.
Noble, Frederick Perry. Chautauqua as a new factor in American life. (See New England magazine, Mar. 1890, 8:90–101) Good description of the several branches of the system with brief satisfactory consideration of the results accomplished. Illustrated. Post, D. H. “Chautauqua.”. (See Harper's magazine, Aug. 1879, 59:350–60) An interesting early account; well written; illustrated. Tarbell, Ida. Bishop Vincent and his work. (See McClure's magazine, Aug. 1895, 5:240–56)
Excellent sketch ; well illustrated.
Vincent, John H. bp. Chautauqua, a popular university. (See
Willoughby, Westel W. Chautauqua. (See U.S.— Education,
Historical study, including short accounts of forty other “Chautauquas.”
II SUMMER SCHOOLS
Adams, Herbert B. The Catholic summer school of America. (See U. S.— Education, Bureau of. Report for 1894–95, v. 1, p. 1065–77)
Clear, accurate and sympathetic account from the inception to the end of the fourth year.
Conventions and summer gatherings. American summer schools,
sions at Plattsburg, including abstracts of all lectures; with briefer accounts of the Madison school. v. 1-12 bear title Catholic reading circle
Mullaney, Rev. John F. Summer schools and their relation to higher education. (See N. Y. (state)—University. Proceedings of the 31st university convocation. 1893, p. 484–90) The Catholic attitude toward the movement. The new home of the Catholic summer school at Plattsburg. (See Catholic world, Ap. 1893, 57:67–84) Very readable illustrated description of the place and its surroundings. N. Y. (state)—Home education department. Summer schools, report of the summer schools division, 1894–99. O. Alb. 1894– 99. (Home education bulletin nos. 8, 9, 13, 19, 25, 30) Gives each year specific details of the more prominent schools, not only in New York but elsewhere in America and abroad; with announcements of educational conferences, and summer school statistics. An admirable yearly survey of the entire fleld. Raymond, Jerome H. Continuous sessions for colleges and universities. (See School review, Feb. 1899, 7:117–24) Enthusiastic sketch of the plan in operation at West Virginia university. The summer school. (See Dial, June 1895, 18:313–15)
Good brief historical statement. Thwing, Charles F. Summer schools. (See Harper's magazine, Mar. 1878, 56.5ol-10) Interesting early sketch of the scientific schools, with brief view of the whole movement. Illustrated.
Weeks, Stephen B. Check list of American summer schools.
III UNIVERSITY EXTENSION
Adams, Herbert B. Progress of university extension. (See N. Y. (state)— Home education department. Extension bulletin, no. 5, p. 179–84)
Reprinted from Congregationalist, 25 Aug. 1892.
Brief but adequate statement of results accomplished in the United States.
Seminary libraries and university extension. 33 p. O. Balt.
1887. (Johns Hopkins university studies, v. 5, no. 11) Early suggestions for popularizing seminary methods.