Historically Black College
TYPES OF BOYS IN GRAMMAR GRADES BISHOP COLLEGE 1905
THIRTY-NINTH MEETING AND ANNUAL
MEETING OF THE BOARD. At the annual meeting of the
Trustees of the John F. Slater Fund, adjourned from
October 3151, and held at 195 Madison Avenue, New York,
on Thursday, December 12th, 1907, at the call of the
BISHOP COLLEGE, Marshall, Harrison County. Rev. Arthur B. Chaffee, President.
The school is connected with the American Baptist Home Mission Society. Founded, 1881 ; incorporated, 1882. Property: land, $50,000; buildings, $108.500; equipment, $18,000; productive endowment, $12,000; total, $188,500. Property vested in Amer. Bapt. Home Mis. Society. Annual income for current expenses: from Slater Fund, $1,500; Amer. Bapt. Home 'Mis. Soc., $7,435; churches, $119.95; miscellaneous, $2,138.36; tuition, $2,746.73; profit on boarding department, $694.65. Receipts for endowment during year, $12,000; for building and improvements, $500. Expenditure on account of permanent improvements: for buildings. $925.54; grounds, $507.25 ; added to endowment, $12,000. Expenditure on account of current expenses: administration and office, $2,459.08; salaries, $10,795; repairs, $2,495.30; fuel and light (estimated), $800; miscellaneous, $1,400. Instructors: white men, 2: white women, 10: colored men, 11; colored women, 6: total instructors, 29. Students: male, 217; female, 185; total, 402. Students by departments: elementary, 157; secondary, 202; college, 39; theological, 25. Students in following courses: carpentry, 75: other wood-working, 37 ; blacksmithing, 13 : cooking. 25 ; sewing, 132; dressmaking, 20; mechanical drawing, 96; iron turning, 6; printing, 33: millinery, 10; bookkeeping, 25; typewriting, 7; machinery and pipe-fitting, 15; brick masonry, 8; painting, 7; shoemaking, 7; music, 40; nurse training, 4. Dormitories accommodate: male, 100; female, 125. Boarding students: male, 91; female, 105. Boarding students in dormitories: male, 91; female, 105. Degrees conferred : A. B.; B. S.; B. Ph.; B. Th. Four-year course in Academy and special course in college for training teachers. Practice school of three grades with 157 pupils.
The appropriation from the John F. Slater Fund has been used as follows:
Miss Hattic I. Finney, Normal