Bishop College
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
President,

Report from Bishop College To The Trustees of the John F. Slater Fund 1906-1907

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 Department $500
Mrs. A. C. Brown. Girls' Industries 500
Mr. W. L. Jones, Boys' Industries 500

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