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Array REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT
OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR ENDED
AUGUST 31st, 1938.
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Report of the President:
Introduction. ,
Teaching Staff.. * * • i j..«»«j.«	
New Appointments ,
Promotions , i , ,
Leaves of Absence ,
Appointments Necessitated by Leaves of Absence	
Resignations ,
Re-appointment Following Attainment of Retiring Age,
Obituar ie s ,
Honorary Degrees ,
Appointments of Members of the Board of Governors..,
Recognition of Dr. Robert E. McKechnie's Twentieth
Anniversary as Chancellor	
Accrediting of High Schools	
Requests for the Establishment of new Faculties,
Departments and Courses	
Distribution of the new Scholarships and Bursaries Fund.
Utilization of the Carnegie Corporation Music Set	
Continuation of the Agreement with the Connaught
Laboratories	
Amendments to the Probate Duty Act and to the
Succession Duty Act	
Development of the University Forest Area.
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Desirability of Completing the East Mall   8
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Comment on the Report of the Director of University
Extension	
Comment on the Report of the Director of the University
Health Service	
Important Changes in University Policy,
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9 CONTENTS    Continued
PAGE
Report of the Registrar:
•m Registration    12
Nationalities of Students.   13
Geographical Distribution of Students *..u   13
Occupations of Parents , 13
Location of Graduates 13
Comparative Statement of Attendance Sessions 1930-31
to 1937-38 14
Comparative Statement of Degrees Conferred Sessions
1931-32 to 1937-38  14
Comparative Statement of Diplomas Issued Sessions
1931-32 to 1937-38 15
Scholarships, Fellowships and Bursaries Awarded to
Graduates 16
Report of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Scienoe  18
Report of the Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science 21
Report of the Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture 23
Report of the Dean of Women 27
Report of the Director of the Summer Session 29
Excerpts from the Report of the Director of University
Extension 31
Excerpts from the Report of the Director of the
University Health Service 35
Report of the Instructor in Physical Education for Men 38
Report of the Instructor in Physical Education for Women.... 39
Report of the Officer Commanding Canadian Officers'
Training Corps, University of British Columbia Contingent. 40
Publications 46 1.
REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT
To the Board of Governors and
the Senate of
The University of British Columbia.
Gentlemen:
I have the honour to submit the following report
on the work of the University for the academic year ended
August 31st, 1938:
Teaching Staff:
The numbers in the teaching staff for the academic
year 1937-38, were as follows:
Deans of Faculties...
Professors	
Associate Professors.
Assistant Professors,
i-iec uurers«...,,.,,««.
Instructors.	
Honorary Lecturers,,.
Part-time Lecturers..
Assistants.	
3
36
19
20
8
23
2
36
Do
TOTAL  213
New Appointments:
Gordon M, Shrum, M.A,, Ph.D.(Toronto), F.R.S.C-., Director of
University Extension and Professor of Physics.
John Allan Irving, B.A., M.A.(Toronto), B.A,, M.A.(Cambridge),
Professor of Philosophy,
Ralph Hull, M.A.(Brit,Col.), Ph.D.(Chicago), Professor of
Mathematics.
Arthur B„ Recknagel, A.B,, M.F.(Yale), Special Lecturer in Forestry.
William John Allardyce, M.A. (Brit.Col.), Ph.D.(McGill), Assistant
Professor of Biology.
Edmund Morrison, B.A.(Brit.Col.), A.M. (Calif.), Assistant Professor
of English.
Braham Go Griffith, M.A.(Brit.Col.), M.f.(Harvard), Instructor in
Forestry. "
Miss Margaret Fyvie H. Young, R.N., B.A.Sc. (Brit.Col.), M.A.
(Columbia), Instructor in the Department of Nursing and Health,
under the Rockefeller foundation Grant, "
Miss Elizabeth B. Abernethy, B.A.(Brit.Col.), Secretary to the
President, formerly Assistant Registrar*. '
Miss Muriel Upshall, R.N., B.A.Sc.TBrit.Col,), Public Health Nurse. Promotions:
Mr. Ira Dilworth from Associate Professor to Professor of
English.
Mr. Abram Lighthall from Assistant Professor to Associate
Professor of Civil Engineering.
Dr. William Ure from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor
of Chemistry.
Dr. Stanley N„ Wood from Instructor to Associate Professor of
Animal Husbandry.
Dr. Joseph E. Morsh from Lecturer to Assistant Professor of
Philosophy and Psychology.
Dr. Arthur M0 Crooker from Lecturer to Assistant Professor of
Physics.
Dr. Oscar E0 Anderson from Lecturer to Assistant Professor of
Physics.
Dr. Dorothy Blakey from Instructor to Assistant Professor of
English.
Dr. Joyce Hallamore from Instructor to Assistant Professor of
German.
Leaves of Absence:
Mr. Henry F. Angus, Professor and Head of the Department of
Economics, Political Science, Commerce and Sociology,-
to serve as a member of the Royal Commission on Dominion-
Provincial Relations.
Dr. William A0 Carrothers, Professor in the Department of
Economics, Political Science, Commerce and Sociology,- leave
of absence continued, in view of services in connection with
the Royal Commission on Dominion-Provinoial Relations.
Mr. Harry T. Logan, Professor of Classics,- leave of absence
continued from September 1st, 1937 to September 1st, 1938.
Dr. James G0 Davidson, Associate Professor of Physics, from
September 1st, 1937 to July 1st, 1938.
Appointments Necessitated by Leaves of Absence:
James Alexander Gibson, B.A.(Brit.Col.), B.A., B.Litt,(Oxon.),
Lecturer in the Department of Economics, Political Science,
Commerce and Sociology.
Arthur M0 Crooker, B.A.(McMaster), Ph.D.(Toronto), Lecturer in
Physics.
Oscar E0 Anderson, M.A.(Brit.Col.), Ph.D.(Calif.), Lecturer in
Physics.
Patrick C F„ Guthrie, B.A.(Manitoba), M.A.(Toronto), Instructor
in Classics, 3.
Resignations;
Dr, William A. Carrothers, Professor in the Department of
Economics, Political Science, Commerce and Sociology.
Mr. Harry T."Logan, Professor of Classics.
Dr. Jennie B. Wyman Pilcher, Associate Professor of Psychology
and Education.
Dr. James G0 Davidson, Associate Professor of Physics.
Dr, Stanley Do Lash, Instructor in the Department of Civil
Engineering,
Mrs. Celia A. Lucas, Public Health Supervisor.
Re-appointment Following Attainment of Retiring Age:
Mr. John Ridington, Librarian, who, upon reaching
the retiral age in April, 193°, had been appointed for a period
of two years, was re-appointed for a further period of one year.
Obituaries:
Mrs. Charles A. Welsh
It was with deep'regret that the University learned of
the death of Mrs, Charles A. Welsh, who for five years had served
most acceptably as a member of the Board of Governors. Even after
her retirement in 1935, Mrs, Welsh's influence continued to be felt
as the result of the active interest which she had taken in the
work of the University during the years of her official connection
as a Governor,
Dr. Frank Porter Patterson
During the year under review, the University suffered
a great loss through the death of another of its staunch friends
and supporters, Dr0 Frank P. Patterson. For many years as a member
of the Senate, and later as a member of the Board of Governors, Dr.
Patterson made a distinct contribution to the development of the
University. For his deep interest in the welfare of the institution,
and for the sound, progressive views he held"with respect to University policy,, academic and administrative, Dr. Patterson will long
be held in affectionate regard by all the friends of higher
education in this Province.
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The Senate, at a meeting in December, 1937, noted, with
a deep sense of personal loss, the passing of one of its esteemed
former members, Dr. Edward Burness Paul, who for many years had been
one of the foremost educationalists in the Province.
A staunch supporter of all forward-looking movements 4.
in education, Dr. Paul had served the Province in many capacities,-
as Principal of Victoria High School, as first Principal of McGill
University College in Victoria, as Superintendent of Schools in
Victoria, and as Principal of Victoria College.
In recognition of his services to the cause of education
in British Columbia, Dr., Paul had been honoured by this University,
as by his own Alma Aater. the University of Aberdeen, in being made
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Dr. Thomas Carlyle Hebb
By the death of Dr„ Thomas C. Hebb, which occurred in
August after a brief illness, the University was sorely bereaved.
Over a period of eighteen years, and until a few weeks prior to
his passing, Dr. Hebb rendered signal service as Head of the Department of Physics. For his devotion to the highest standards of
scholarship, for his unremitting toil in the work of faculties and
committees, and for"his keen interest in the problems and activities
of the students, Dr. Hebb will long be affectionately remembered
by his colleagues and by the students of this University, in whose
service he devoted so many of the most productive years of his life.
Honorary Degrees:
The degree of LL.D0 (Honoris Causa) was conferred upon
the Honourable Thomas Dufferin Pattullo, Premier of the Province
of British Columbia, at the Eleventh Autumn Congregation, October
27th, 1937, and upon Her Honour Judge Helen Gregory MacGill, M.A.,
Mus0Bac0, at the Twenty-Third Congregation, May 12th, 1938.
At a Special Congregation held in honour of the Canadian
Bar Association, August 19th,, 1938, honorary degrees were conferred
upon the following:
The Right Honourable Sir Lyman Poore Duff, P.O., G.C.M.G., LL.D.,
Chief Justice of Canada.
William, Viscount Finlay of Nairn, K.B.E., Judge of the High
Court of Justice (England).
Arthur T, Vanderbilt, A.B., A.M., LL.B,, Professor of Law in
New York University Law School, President of the American
Bar Association.
The Honourable Senator J. W. de B. Farris, K.C., B.A., LL.B.,
D.C.L,, President of the Canadian Bar Association.
Appointments of Members of the Board of Governors:
Brigadier-General Victor W. Odium and Mr. Samuel H.
Shannon were re-appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council as 5.
members of the Board of Governors for six years commencing August
27th, 1937.
Mr. Justice Denis Murphy was appointed by the Lieutenant-
Governor-in-Council as a member of the Board of Governors for the
period extending from March 16th, 1938, to August 27th, 1939.
Recognition of Dr. Robert E9 McKechnie's Twentieth Anniversary
as Chancellor:
In the- President's report for 1936-37, reference was
made to the twenty-five years of service which Dr. Robert E, McKechnie
had rendered to the University, first as a member of the Senate and
later as Chancellor and Chairman of the Board of Governors, It is
an added pleasure, therefore, to record in this report the celebration
of Dr, McKechnie's twentieth anniversary as Chanoellor,  The oocasion
was fittingly marked on the anniversary of his birthday, April 25th,
1938, when, prior to a meeting of the Board of Governors and at the
home of the Honorary Secretary, a presentation was made to the
Chancellor on behalf of the Board and the Faculties in token of
their esteem and affection. Later in the evening the Board of
Governors took pleasure and pride in recording on its minutes its
appreciation of the devoted service given so generously by the
Chancellor, not only in his public and official capacity, but through
his private efforts as well.
Accrediting of High Schools:
For the year 1937-38, and without prejudice, approval
was given by the Faculties and the Senate to the accrediting of High
Schools in a limited and experimental form as proposed by the High
School Accrediting Board. The University is represented on this
Board by two members of Faculty.
Requests for the Establishment of new Faculties. Departments and
Courses:
During the year, requests were received from learned
societies and from representative groups of citizens asking the
Senate and the Board of Governors to establish new faculties,
-olleges or schools, institutes, courses and departments, as follows:
a Faculty of Law; a College or School of Pharmacy; an Institute for
Research in the Social Sciences; a pre-Medical Course; and the re-
establishment of the Department of Home Economics. These requests,
together with accompanying memoranda, were referred to special
committees for consideration and report. 6.
Distribution of the new Scholarships and Bursaries Fund:
Following the decision of the Board of Governors to
increase the fees for all students, effective September, 1938, provision was made for the establishment of a Scholarships and Bursaries
Fund in the sum of f10,000.00 per annum. Subject to the approval
of the Board of Governors, awards from this fund are made on the
recommendation of the Joint Faculty Committee on Prizes and Scholarships.
For the academic year 1937-38, these funds were made available
for three main purposes, namely:
To establish new, and to augment existing, scholarships,
$2,450.00;
(b)- To establish bursaries in the First and Seoond Years in any
faculty, |1,475.00; and
To establish bursaries in the Third, Fourth and Fifth Years in
all faculties, including students taking the Double Degree
Course, students in Nursing and Health; in Social Service and
in the Teacher Training Course, $6,075.00. Of this amount,
|500.00 was made available for students in Agriculture,
|l,575.00 for students in Applied Science, and 14,000.00 for
students in Arts and Science.
Of the amount set aside for bursaries, approximately $500ȣ0
was made available for students entering the First Year, with the
preference being given to students from out-of-town areas.  In order
to be eligible for a bursary, students entering the First Year were
required to have an average of seventy per cent.; those entering the
Second Year an average of seventy per cent, in Applied Science and
seventy-five per cent, in Arts and Science and in Agriculture, or a
letter grade judged to be the equivalent of seventy per cent, in the
case of students entering from accredited high schools.  In order for
upper year students in Applied Science to be eligible for a bursary,
an average of at least seventy per cent, was demanded; for students
in Arts and Science, an average of at least seventy-five per cent.
Of the 144 applications received for special bursaries, 92
were granted. Practically all applicants were interviewed by the
Committee. In submitting their recommendations to the Board of
Governors, the Committee referred to the high academic standing of the
majority of the applicants and to the very real need on the part of
nearly all of those who applied for bursaries.
Utilization of the Carnegie Corporation Music Set:
In the autumn of 1937 there was held an inaugural recital
of recordings from the Music Set presented by the Carnegie Corporation
of New York. It was the desire of the committee in charge to arrange this recital not only to mark the University's appreciation of this
splendid gift, but also to inaugurate a series of student recitals,
radio programmes and lectures that would utilize the set to its
fullest capacity.
Continuation of the Agreement with the Connaught Laboratories:
Early in the year 1936-37 the Board of Governors of the
University of Toronto approved of the recommendation of Dr. John G.
FitzGerald, Director of the Connaught Laboratories in the University
of Toronto, that the period of collaboration between the University
of Toronto, the University of British Columbia, and the Provincial
Board of Health of the Province of British Columbia, should be
extended for a period of two years. The original agreement, which
had been entered into in the spring of 1935, had proved so satisfactory
to each of the contracting parties that all readily assented to Dr.
FitzGerald's recommendation.  Continuation of the present working
agreement is assured, therefore, until the fall of 1938.
Amendments to the Probate Duty Act and to the Succession Duty Act:
The University learned with satisfaction of the action of
the Provincial Government in amending the Probate Duty Act and the
Succession Duty Act to exempt from duty gifts for educational and
charitable purposes within the Province, This legislation, it is
felts will encourage generous citizens of the Province, in making
bequests, to consider the needs of the University.
Development of the University Forest Area:
During the fall and winter, between seventy and eighty
single unemployed men, who were stationed at the Point Grey camp, were
engaged in improvement work on the forest area, under the general
supervision of the Department of Forestry. This is the second year
that this plan has been in operation as a part of the Provincial
Government's Forest Development Project. The cost of this development
was borne jointly by the Dominion and Provincial Governments.
Up to the present, about seventy-five acres of the University
forest have been cleared of debris and brought into productive condition. Trails have been improved, boundary roads constructed,
drainage projects- initiated and thirty-five acres have been reforested
with 35,000 three-year-old trees of the better species. All these
improvements, amounting in value to many thousands of dollars, have
been made at no expense to the University.
At the present rate of development, several more years will
be required to bring the entire area of University forest into such a 8.
condition as will make it a valuable demonstration to the public
in the management of forest areas for sustained yield, and a carefully-planned and properly-administered outdoor laboratory for
students in forestry and in the closely-related biological sciences.
Desirability of Completing the East Mall:
In view of the volume of traffic now resulting from
activities which centre around the two buildings situated on the East
Malls namely, the Gymnasium and the Stadium, there is urgent need for
the opening of this main artery and for the providing of adequate
parking facilities for those who visit these two buildings. Within a
short time the Brock Memorial Building will probably be erected on
this thoroughfare also.
One of the results of completing the playing field and of
erecting the Stadium is that important athletic events, which attract
thousands of spectators from the city, are now being held at the
University; the Gymnasium is also being used more and more for competitions which attract large numbers-of spectators from Vancouver and
vicinity.
When major games are played at the Stadium the congestion
is so great, notwithstanding a corps of traffic policemen, that the
Board is very apprehensive lest some serious accident happen on what
was designed as a main thoroughfare for the use of the public. Traffic
on this artery, though somewhat spasmodic at present, will be fairly
continuous and heavy as soon as the Brock Memorial Building is erected,
hence the necessity of easy access to this part of the campus.
The fact that the students have borne virtually the entire
cost of these two above-mentioned buildings and are making encouraging
progress in the raising of the funds for a third, is considered an
additional reason why this traffic artery should be completed as soon
as possible. This will give direct access from these buildings to the
Marine Drive and Chancellor Boulevard via the East Mall which, at its
Northern end, joins the road forming the official entrance to the
University grounds.
In no department of the University's many activities has
more gratifying progress been made during the period under review than
that in the Department of University Extension under the energetic and
capable directorship of Dr. Gordon M. Shrum. The report of the
Director on the year's work in this Department was so comprehensive and
of such wide general interest that it has been mimeographed and distributed as a separate report. Excerpts from the Director's Report
appear on pages 31-34 inclusive of this report. 9.
Comment on the Report of the Direotor of the University
Health Service:
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Another excellent report which was issued separately
was prepared by Dr. Kenneth F, Brandon, Director of the University
Health Service, Exoerpts from Dr. Brandon's statement appear on
pages 35-37 of this report.
Important Changes in University Policy:
The President's report for the year 1936-37 concluded
with the following statement:
j "The present state of overcrowding can produce only one of
two things: either a further decline in the standards of work
I that have gained so favourable a reputation for the University,
| or else a further limitation in numbers. To debar a qualified
I  student from the advantages of a University education because
|  of inadequate accommodation would appear to be invidious and
wasteful; to admit him without giving him suitable conditions
in which to do his best is to defeat in a measure the primary
purpose of the University. The increasingly important part
played by this institution in the life of the entire Province -
<?ultural:, professional, scientific, industrial, commercial -
constitutes the justification for these representations. "
In September, 1937, the Chancellor appointed a Committee
of the Board of Governors to study the questions of accommodation,
limitation of attendance, fees, and a system of scholarships and
bursaries; and to prepare a report, with recommendations, for submission to the Board, which should serve as a basis for future University policy.
I In November, the committee presented a report in whioh it
(recommended, among other astters, that "the President see the Minister
fof Education again and notify him that if further and immediate
faccommodation is out of the question the Board will regretfully proceed
fat once to inaugurate a policy of limitation of students".
I
I Later, the President had an interview with the Honourable
fbhe Minister of Education, who suggested that a Committee of the Board
pubmit representations to him with respeot to the need for additional
'^accommodation.
In December, a Committee of the Board of Governors waited
upon the Honourable the Minister of Education,  and also submitted the
University's case to the Executive Council.    An attentive and interested
hearing was given by the Executive Council to every representation made
by the Committee.    Sympathetic consideration was given to the Committee's
request that more accommodation be provided,  and the delegation was
assured that a definite reply to its representations would be made as
soon as possible.    When,  later,the Honourable the Premier advised the
Chancellor that the government, while in full sympathy with the Board's 10.
request for increased accommodation, was not in a position to say
definitely when a new building or buildings might be erected,  a
r-pecial meeting of the Board of Governors was called and the following
resolutions,   submitted by the President, were unanimously adopted:
"GENERAL MOTION
,    RESOLVED,  That,  in view of the fact that the  limits of effective
*     accommodation have long since been far exceeded; that there is
no immediate prospeot of greater accommodation;  that the enrolment is increasing rapidly; that there was no increase in the
legislative grant for 1938-39;  and that there has been an
appreciable lowering of the academic  standards during the past
few years;  consideration be given to the related questions of
limitation,  fees and a system of scholarships and bursaries.
"LIMITATION
RESOLVED, That,  beginning with the Session 1938-39,  the number
of First Year students in the Faculty of Arts and Science and
the Faculty of Agriculture be limited to 450;   in the Second Year
of the Course in Applied Science to 120;  in the Second Year of
the Course in Nursing and Health to 20;  and in the Teacher
Training Course to 60.
"ADMINISTRATION OF LIMIATION
1, RESOLVED, That the method of limitation be worked out by
a Committee of five to be nominated by the Faculties,  or
by the Deans of the respective Faculties,  and to be
appointed by the Board.    On this Committee, Arts and Scienc
should have three members, Applied Science one member and
Agriculture one member,
2, RESOLVED, That the report of this Committee,  when adopted
by the Board, be administered by a Gommittee of five to be
nominated by the Faculties,  or by the Deans of the respective
Faculties, and to be appointed by the Board of Governors.   On
this Committee,  Arts and Science  should have three members,
Applied Science one member and Agriculture one member.
«TUITI0N FEES
RESOLVED, That Tuition Fees be  increased as follows,   effective
September 1st,   1938:
Arts and Science from $125,00 to $150.00
Applied Science " 175.00 " 200.00
Agriculture "      125.00    "    150.00
Social Service »      125.00    "    150.00
Nursing and Health " 125.00 " 150.00
Teacher Training      "      125.00    "     150.00,     and 11.
that an increase of approximately twenty per cent.   (20%)
be made in the fees for Partial students,  for students in
Extra-Sessional Classes and Directed Reading Courses,   for
Summer Session students and for  students in the Occupational
Course.
"SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES
RESOLVED, That,  from the estimated increase of $50,000.00
in fees, the sum of $10,000.00 be set aside for Scholarships
and Bursaries;  that the Joint Faculty Committee on Prizes
and Scholarships be asked to make recommendations respecting
the division of these funds as between scholarships and
bursaries; that the Committee draw up regulations governing
the administration of this fund and submit their recommendations to the Board.       "
The changes consequent upon the adoption of these
resolutions were announced in the 1938-39 Calendar.
Respectfully submitted,
LE0NJ\RD S.   KLINCK,
President.
Vancouver, B.C.,
December 19th, 1939. Ti
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REPORT OF THE REGISTRAR
Registration
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328
529
140
223
363
119
176
295
123
145
268
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135
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Summer Session, Faculty of Arts and
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Nationalities of Students(exclusive of those taking the Teacher
Training Course, Extra-Sessional Classes,
Directed Reading Courses and Public Health
Nursing Course):
British 1933; American 49; Chinese 27; French 6; Italian 13;
Japanese 49; Jewish 15; Norwegian 12; Polish 6; Russian 9;
Swedish 14; others 70. -    TOTAL - 2203
Geographical Distribution of Students:
From Vancouver and vicinity.  1501
From Victoria.  122
From New Westminster  113
From other Provincial points  674
From other Provinces  58
From other countries • 12
TOTAL  2480
Occupations of Parents (exclusive of those taking the Teacher Training
Course, Extra-Sessional Classes, Directed
Reading Courses and Public Health Nursing
Course):
The following occupations were most largely represented:-
Accountant 45; Agent 30; Banker 27; Barrister 19; Broker 35;
Business Man 17; Carpenter 36; Civil Service 27; Clergy 44; Clerk 31;
Contractor 32; Dentist. 15; Doctor 68; Engineer 134; Farmer 75;
Inspector 21; Insurance 34; Lawyer 39; Lumberman 33; Manager 54;
Merchant 97; Miner 19; R.R.Employee 51; Salesman 40; Teacher 50;
Wholesaler 20.
Location of Graduates:
Number in.-
Vancouver 2175; other parts of B.C. 1272; other parts of Canada 266;
British Isles 34; other parts of British Empire 19; United States of
America 198; other countries 42.
Number deceased 74; number whose address is unknown 496.
TOTAL., co 4576 Comparative Statement of Attendance
Sessions 1930-31 to 1937-38
Teacher
Total
5*
Arts and ^Applied
XAgri-
Training
Winter
Summer
Short
Grand
Session
Science
Science
Nursing
culture
Course
Session
Session
Courses Total
1930-31
1580
289
41
63
71
2044
455
401
2900
1931-32
1477
284
44
75
109
1989
441
342
2772
1932-
•33
126?
288
47
I1
64
1739
1606
404
181
2324
1933-
■34
1147
1235
287
49
63
61
570
124
2100
1934-
•35
320
H
71
66
1652
377
I65
2294
1935-
•36
133?
149?
336
6a
80
6a
I883
464
278
2625
1936-37
366
47
95
42
2049
566
306
2921
1937-
■38
1590
416
50
100
67
2223
,f erred
650
278
3151
t*>~{ €>**-*
Comparative
Statement of
Degrees Con
Sessions
1931-32 to 1937-38
B.A.Sc,
Grand
Year
M.A.  B.A.
B.Com.
M.A.Se.
B.A.Sc.
Nursing
M.S.A.
B.S.A.
Total
Total
1931
20
211
14
2
39
7
2
13
308
2500
4
31
1
-
5
—
—
a«
41
2541
1932
17
20*
15
2
*J
4
9
6
291
2832
6
36
1
-
6 .
-
—
—
49
2881
1933
19
215
22
8
44
7
4
12
331
321?
4
46
3
3
5
-
-
1
64
327S
1934
11
204
31
3
37
5
4
12
307
3583
6
36
5
. I
5
-
1
3
57
3640
1935
14
196
23
8
57
13
2
19
*?S
3972
12
45
5
-
5
—
—
1
68
4040
1936
15
175
21
6
50
7
5
16
296
4335
10
38
1
2
3
-
3
2
59
4394
1937
21
190
28
4
48
2
7
14
314
4708
9
54
8
-
6
1
1
1
80
4788
1938
20
204
31
6
56
7
3
19
346
5134  H
4* Comparative Statement of Diplomas Issued
Sessions
1931-32 to
1937-38
Teacher
Public
Health
Social
Occupational
Course in
Year
Training
Nursing
Service
Agriculture
TOTALS
1931
58
11
-
3
72
1932
65
12
8
1
2
11
7
102
24
1933
58
13
1
4
5
—
7i
1934
61
3
10
mm
3
mm
71
6
1935
65
1
15
3
7
3
86
8
1936
60
15
12
-
75
12
1937
39
1
16
5
ii
4
59
24
1938
65
18
i
3
87
\J1 Scholarships, Fellowships and Bursaries Awarded to Graduates
During the year many scholarships, fellowships and bursaries have been won by
graduates of the University. The following list does not include awards which
have been made in The University of British Columbia.
Name
Award
Value Subject
Where Tenable
Allen,George S.
Bennett, Robert L.
Carey, David E.
Christy,Robert F.
Clayton, Henry H.
Cleveland,Courtney
Danielson,Gordon C.
English, William N.
Fisher, John H.
Ford, William L.
Godard, Hugh P.
Guthrie, Andrew
Higham, Grace
Hooley,Gilbert
Kusaka,Shuichi
Lacey, Oliver L.
Lovell, Edwin L.
Morris, William
McKenzie, Kenneth R.
MacLeish, William C
McMahon, Howard 0.
MacPhail, Donald C
Nemetz, Herman
Niven, Ivan
Baker Research Fellowship
Carnegie Institute of
Technology Scholarship
Rhodes Scholarship (3 years)
Teaching Assistantship
Teaching Assistantship
Adams Scholarship
Teaching Assistantship
Teaching Assistantship
National Research Council Bursary
Scholarship
Scholarship
Teaching Assistantship
Charles Kendall Adams
Fellowship
Royal Society of Canada Fellowship
University Fellowship
Susan Linn Sage Fellowship
National Research Council Bursary
Fellowship
James M.Goewey Fellowship
Research Assistantship
Fellowship
Exhibition of 1851 Scholarship
in Science     (2 years)
Scholarship and Demonstratorship
George Leib Harrison Post Doctoral
Fellowship for Research
$700 Forestry
650 Chemistry
400 pounds a yr.
Physics
700 Physics
Geology
700 Physics
650 Physics
650 Chemistry
600 Chemistry
600 Chemistry
700 Physics
400 Greek
1500 Chemistry
650 Physics
400 Psychology
650 Chemistry
750 Chemical
Eng.
650 Physics
Electrical
Eng.
800 Chemistry
275 pounds a yr.
Mechanical Eng
600 Chemical Eng.
Univ. of California
Carnegie Institute of
Technology
Oxford University
Univ. of California
Purdue University
McGill University
Purdue University
Univ. of California
National Research
Council of Canada
Northwestern University
Cellulose Research
Laboratory
Purdue University
Univ, of Wisconsin
Mass.Inst.of Technology
Univ. of California
Cornell University
Cellulose Research
Laboratories
California Institute
of Technology
Univ. of California
National Physical
Laboratory
Mass.Inst.of Technology
.Cambridge University
McGill University
1500 Mathematics  Univ.of Pennsylvania
H Name
Award
Value Subject
Where Tenable
Pyle, James J.
Ridland,C.Carman
Smith, Ronald N.
Thomson, Daniel W.
Volkoff, George M.
Walker, Robert D.
Watson,Kenneth DeP.
Wellwood,Robert W.
Welsh, Maurice F.
Wilson, Norton
Wolfe, William
Wood,Alexander J.
Wright, Frances .
Scholarship
Princeton Graduate Fellowship
Teaching Assistantship
Research Assistantship
Whiting Fellowship
Scholarship
Graduate Fellowship
Duke Forestry Scholarship
Teaching Fellowship
Fellowship
Teaching Fellowship
Fellowship in Agriculture
Scholarship
I650 Chemistry
700 Geology
700 Physics
600 Mechanical Eng.
700 Physics
600 Chemistry
700 Geology
350 Forestry
450 Plant Pathology
750 Chemistry
600 Mechanical Eng.
400 Dairying
500 Chemistry
Cellulose Research
Laboratories, McGill
Princeton University
Purdue University
Engineering Exp.Station
Univ. of Illinois
Univ. of California
Univ. of California
Princeton University
Duke Forest School,
Durham, N.C.
Univ. of Toronto
Calif.Institute of
Technology
Case School of
Applied Science
Cornell University
Stanford University
NOTE: In many cases these scholarships and fellowships carry with them free
tuition or exemption from fees in addition to their monetary value.
Value of scholarships, fellowships, and bursaries won by our graduates
in other Universities and in Institutes in 1938 .$ 30,055.00
Total value of scholarships, fellowships, and bursaries won by our
graduates in other Universities and in Institutes since the first
awards were made in 1917 •	
4599,762.00
Respectfully submitted,
S. W. MATHEWS,
Registrar. 18.
REPORT OF THE DEAN OF THE FACULTY
OF ARTS AND SCIENCE
Curriculum Changes.
Studies with regard to curriculum whioh had begun two
years ago were continued throughout the session 1937-38. The
original committee was enlarged and progress reports were presented
from time to time. A final report was presented last spring but was
held over for consideration last summer and for early action In the
session 1938-39. While certain of the changes contemplated will
tend to relieve over-crowding, the proposals to be presented are
based upon academic grounds alone and not upon limited laboratory
space.
Accredited Schools.
Much time, discussion and consideration were given to
the proposals laid before the Faculties in respect of schemes for
accrediting High Schools in the Province. The proposals were drawn
up by the Accrediting Board and presented to the Faculties (and
Senate) for criticisms and suggestions. On one occasion the
Accrediting Board met at the University and invited the President,
Registrar and the Heads of Departments in the three Faculties to
meet with them for discussion. A tentative scheme was finally
adopted to operate for the Grade XII July examinations of 1938 only.
It is anticipated that the final report of the Accrediting Board
will be presented early in the session 1938-39*
Matrioulation Board.
For the first time in its history the High School and
University Matriculation Board met at the University last March. It
is hoped that in future at least one meeting a year will be held at
the University.
Absences of Professors.
The Dean wishes to record the appreciation of the Faculty
for the honour conferred upon the University when certain of its
outstanding men are invited to give their services in fields which
necessitate their partial or complete absence from the University.
It was a signal honour that Professor H. F. Angus should have been
chosen by the Dominion Government to serve as a member of the Royal
Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations. His absence, however,
was a great loss to the University and this loss was further
augmented when, with very little notice, Dr. W. A. Carrothers who
had for the last five years been giving approximately a quarter of
his time to the supervision of the Economic Council was asked, by
the Provincial Government, at the opening of the session, to give
his full time to the preparation of the brief to be presented to the 19
Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations. It was fortunate
that the University was able to obtain as a substitute for Mr,
Angus one of our own graduates, Mr. James Gibson, B.A,J Billtt., who
was able to postpone for a year the taking up of his duties with the
Department of External Affairs at Ottawa, Mr. Gibson took Professor
Angus' work chiefly, while courses usually token by Dr. Carrothers
were carried by the other members of the Department.  One large | ^0^
class, Economic History, was taken by Dr. Sylvia Thrupp of the /
Department of History. The difficulties of the Deportment were
further complicated by the illness of Professor J. Friend Day near
the close of the First Term. Efforts were made to secure for the
Seoond Term an additional lecturer of senior rank but to no avail,
While there was criticism of the work of the Department because of
insufficient staff, the instructors who did carry on deserve credit
for their work.
It was with regret and apprehension that we learned of Dr.
Sedgewick's serious illness towards the latter part of the First
Term. V/e are pleased to record that he was able to return, fully
recovered, for a portion of the Second Term. The members of the
Department assumed nearly all his work during his absence.
Resignations.
It is xvith sincere regret that we record the resignations
of four of the senior members of the staff, viz., Dr. J. G.Davidson,
Professor H. T. Logan, Dr. Jennie Wyman Pilcher and Dr, W. A.
Carrothers. They had all been connected with the University for a
long time, and the first two had been members of McGill University
College of Vancouver.
Dr. J. G. Davidson
Near the completion of a year's leave of absence, 1936-37,
Dr. Davidson submitted his resignation. As a member of Faculty he
gave unstintingly of his time, energy and ability not only to his
work in the Department of Physics but to student affairs generally
and to athletics and scholarships in particular. His colleagues wish
him many years of sunshine and happiness in the Sunny South to which
he is going.
Professor H. T. Logan.
For a year or more Professor Logan had been on leave to
assume the Principalship of the newly established Fairbridge Prince
of Wales School at Duncan. The appeal of the School was doubly
strong to him, not only because of the work the School undertakes,
but also because he had been a close personal friend of the founder
whose name the School bears. Last March, Professor Logan decided to
remain permanently with the Fairbridge School and accordingly severed
his connection with the University. His loss is keenly felt not only
in his Department of Classics but throughout the University. Like
Dr. Davidson he had for several years been a member either of the
Committee on Student Affairs or of the Scholarship Committee. The
Faculty wishes him success and happiness in his new sphere. 20.
Dr._ Jennie Wyman Pilcher,
A native of New Zealand where she received hor earls'- training
and after graduate studies at Stanford, Dr. Pilcher came to us in 1926
with a sound knowledge of modern psychological and educational theories
Her work in the Departments of Philosophy and Psychology end of
Education has had a far-reaching and profound influence upon the teaching profession in this Province, she leaves us to join her husband,
lately transferred to San Francisco. She takes with her the best
wishes of a wide circle of friends.
Dr. Carrothers came to us from The University of Saskatchewan
in 1930. He had not been in the Province long before his advice was
sought by the Provincial Government on various matters of an economic
nature. For a few years he gave part of his time to the work of the
Economic Council and later to the Bureau of Statistics and Economic
Research. As recorded above, he gave last year full time to the
Provincial Government and last spring was appointed Fuel Commissioner
necessitating his resignation from the University. He was a very
popular lecturer not only in the class room but on the platform and
his close connection with practical affairs enriched his usefulness
In the Department of Economics. We wish him success in the diffioult
task he has undertaken.
At the conclusion of the Special Congregation in August
last, the Faculty met in the Board Room to express their best wishes
to their departing colleagues. Only Dr. Davidson end Dr. Pilcher could
be present.  Dr. Weir, the Minister of Education, and Dr. Mack Eastman
of the League of Nations, Geneva, were among those present at the
Faculty meeting.
Dre Hebb's short illness and death came as a great shock
to us all. He had been connected with the University since 19l6, and
had been head of the Department of Physics since 1920. He was an
outstanding scientist and one of the best teachers in the University.
The writer of this report was very closely associated with him because
of the relationship between the Departments of Physics and Mathematics
and also because Dr. Hebb had had control of the time-table for nearly
twenty years. He was always obliging and cordial, beloved for his
geniality and admired for his ability.
Conelusion.
In conclusion the Dean wishes to express his appreciation
of the cordial and whole-hearted co-operation of the members of the
Faculty and Staff,
Respectfully submitted,
D.  BUCHANAN,
Dean. 21
REPORT OF THE DEAN OF THE FACULTY
OF APPLIED SCIENCE
In my report for the academic year 1936-37, I listed
a few of the important changes which had been made in the curricula.
During the session for which I now have the honour to report,
further changes have been made in courses in order to bring them
more in harmony with those of other leading institutions on this
continent by placing more emphasis on subjects which are becoming
increasingly important in their practical application. Some of
the more important changes are listed below,
1. The course in Chemistry as distinct from that in
Chemical Engineering has been dropped from the list of
courses offered by the Faculty of Applied Science.
2. The courses in structural design have been extended
and the time devoted to advanced theory of structures has
been reduced. A course in advanced structural analysis for
graduate students has been introduced. The course in water
power development has been extended. The course in geodesy
has been dropped, although some instruction in geodetic
surveying will be given in the field work course.
3. The courses in illuminating engineering and the various
applications of electron tubes have been extended. Mathematics
8 and 9 have been combined into one course, "Advanced Calculus
and Differential Equations", offered to fourth year students
in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.
4. The courses in Metallurgy and Ore Dressing offered to
students in Mining and Metallurgical Engineering have been
extended. The course "Mining 6" has been dropped.
5. The courses in Preventive Medicine, Principles of
Public Health Nursing, Practice of Public Health Nursing,
offered to students in Nursing and Health, have been extended.
Departmental reports indicate increasing difficulty in
accommodating the large classes enrolled. There is definite congestion in the laboratories where instruction is provided for
students in Chemical, Electrical, Geological, Mining and Metallurgical
Engineering. An additional research laboratory in the Mining Building
and increased space in existing laboratories are urgently needed. I
trust that it will be made possible to provide this space at an early
date. 22.
Some additional equipment has been obtained during
the year. A superpanner and an infrasizer in the Mining Building
have been of great value in the analysis of fine mineral products
A Brinell machine for the determination of hardness has been
purchased for the Civil Engineering laboratory. Thanks are due
to the British Columbia Electric Railway Company Limited for the
donation of two high tension transformers to the Electrical
Engineering laboratory.
Important research work has been done by professors and
students in nearly all departments. The financial assistance given
by the Board of Governors for research work is appreciated.
I wish to thank the members of the governing boards,
the members of the staff and the students for their helpful cooperation in everything affecting the interests of the Faoulty.
Respectfully submitted,
J. N. FINLAYSON,
Dean. REPORT OF THE DEAN OF THE FACULTY
OF AGRICULTURE
The 1937-38 academic year was not unusual. The work of
the Faculty was carried on as per budget and calendar, and every
effort was made to maintain a high standard of efficiency. The
budget provided adequately for current supplies, equipment and
staff, and consequently such inefficiency as did exist v/as due
primarily to one factor - namely, the crowding of students in
laboratories that originally were constructed to accommodate about
half the number of students.
Registration was well maintained, the total number of
all grades being 103. As intimated in the last report, a fair
proportion of the students, especially those looking forward to
careers in academic work, registered for post-graduate studies.
This tendency also brings additional.pressure on the laboratory
space, supplies and equipment.
The students who received degrees in the spring of
1938 have, for the most part, been absorbed into business and
industry. The demand for trained men has been somewhat stronger
during the past two years than for any similar period that I can
remember.
The largest increase in enrolment during the past three
years, and especially for the year 1937-38, has been in First Year
classes, and consequently the difficulties of accommodation that
were felt first in the upper years have now spread to the First
and Second years.
Progress was made in the following researches:
(a) British Columbia Fish Oils as Sources of
Vitamins A and D.
(b) Activators for Enzymes.
(c) Causes of Raspberry Failure.
(d) Coccidiosis in Poultry.
(e) Fowl Paralysis.
These researches will be reported in detail when budget items are
under consideration in February or March.
The researches being conducted by the various Departments, while valuable from the standpoint of contributions to 24.
industry, have an additional value in that they stimulate interest
and activity in all Departments, This latter value I consider of
marked importance.
I regret to report the loss by fire of the building known
as the Paralysis Research Building. This structure, together with
its equipment, was a total loss to the extent of $2,300.00. Plans
are well under way for the construction and equipment of a new
building on a new site.
On July 1, 19385 Dr» Stanley Wood, Instructor in the Department of Animal Husbandry, was promoted to Associate Professor of
Animal Husbandry and made responsible for all the instructional and
research work in Animal Pathology. I consider Dro Wood to be a
valuable acquisition to the staff of the Faculty of Agriculture.
Some difficulties have been experienced in dovetailing
the work in Poultry Pathology and Animal Pathology. The work of
both divisions can be carried on only in the Animal Pathology
Laboratory in the Agriculture Building. The room is much too small
for the volume of work that must be undertaken from day to day,
and consequently consideration will have to be given almost
immediately to the extension of this laboratory.
During the summer two new silos were built by the Department of Animal Husbandry. These are of a type known as the wooden
hoop silo.  They are somewhat of an experimental nature, but have
proved of great interest to farmers who have observed them.
The blood testing of poultry, conducted by the Department
of Animal Husbandry, v/as carried on, as during the previous year,
under the direction of Dr* Jo G0 Jervis. During the regular testing
period a total of 183,863 samples were tested. Of these, 4,782, or
2.6%, indicated the presence of pullorum disease. The work was
done at a cost to the poultrymen of one cent per sample, and at
the end of the year the special account showed a surplus of $159.25.
The co-operative experiments conducted by the Department
of Agronomy and the Dominion and Provincial Departments of Agriculture
included work in alfalfa studies, barley studies, pastures and
potatoes. Progress was made in all of this work during the year.
Arrangements were made with the Provincial Department of Agriculture
whereby the Department of Agronomy v/ould grow certain quantities
of elite seed (Victory Oats) to be used by the Soils and Crops
Branch of the Provincial Department, This work is being extended.
The Department of Agronomy appreciates the grant of
$200.00 to provide the necessary student assistance for examining
soil samples that are sent to us from various parts of the Province.
These samples are sent in for examination, and even though an effort
is made to keep the number as low as possible, approximately one
hundred samples passed through the Department of Agronomy in the
1937-38 year. 25.
In the Department of Animal Husbandry marked progress was
made with the control of the various diseases common to the dairy
herd. Examinations have been made regularly, and at the present time
conditions in the herd appear to be approaching normal. There has
been no new "flare up" of Bang's disease.
Under the auspices of tho Extension Department, tho Animal
Husbandry staff organized and carried through a Field Day for Live
Stock Breeders and Veterinarians. The programme featured "artificial
insemination" and breeding and sterility problems of dairy oattle.
Dr. Fred McKenzie, a graduate of The University of British Columbia
and now a member of the staff of the University of Missouri, was the
guest speaker.
The Department of Animal Husbandry also acted as host to
the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Association during its convention
in Vancouver the first week of August, 1938, by providing facilities
for a large and a small animal clinic. Tho demonstrations wore a
marked success.
Vegetable trials in co-operation with the Dominion Department of Agriculture have been carried on by the Department of
Horticulture during the past summer. The Department is one of the
official Dominion Testing Stations. Good progress is being made
with the work.
During the year the reconstruction and equipment of the
Incubator House as a laboratory for the Department of Poultry
Husbandry was completed. This makes possible the holding of
laboratory classes in Poultry Husbandry close to the poultry plant
The laboratory accommodates approximately twenty-four students and
adds materially to the efficiency of the work in the Department of
Poultry Husbandry.
Special reference should be made to the popular bulletin
on "Practical Poultry-Feeding" prepared by Professor Lloyd and Mr.
Biely, and published by the Provincial Department of Agriculture.
This bulletin brings up to date scientific information on the
feeding and management of poultry. It has been in great demand.
During the year the number of requests for assistance
received by the Department of Dairying from individuals faced with
difficulties in relation to their dairy enterprises has increased
very markedly. The requests for information with regard to oheese
manufacture are definitely on the increase. Requests to this
Department are usually of a very technical nature, and many of them
cannot be answered without first conducting a oertain amount of
work in the laboratory or in the library. These requests, when
added to the regular departmental, teaching and research ondoavours, 26.
may make necessary the appointment of an additional highly qualified
professor in this Department.
I wish to acknowledge with sincere thanks the receipt
of a special grant of $500.00 from British Columbia Paokers Limited,
to assist in carrying out certain research work with fish meals
and peat soils. This work is well under way and I feel that a
valuable contribution to industry is being made.
Respectfully submitted,
F. M. CLEMENT,
Dean. 27.
REPORT OF THE DEAN OF WOMEN
During the year ending August 1938, work among the women
students was carried on as in previous years, the newest and the most
important development being, perhaps, the increasing interest in
Physical Education from the point of view of physical development for
the students as a whole rather than of special achievements in games
on the part of a few with outstanding ability in athletics. Although
it has not been thought possible with the present equipment to
introduoe the compulsory courses for which the major Universities
in Canada make provision, the voluntary attendance in the gymnasium
classes has shown the importance which the students attach to the
work as conducted by Miss Gertrude E. Moore. The comments of the
spectators upon the contribution of the Women's Gymnasium Classes
to the last "Open House" Day at the University are evidence of the
appreciation of the parents of students and other visitors on this
occasion.
Already it has been demonstrated that not only does the work
in physical education add to the physical development of the women
students through the training and the development of health habits
generally, but also, that it convinces the students of the desirability
of inter-class and inter-faculty games over those of the league games
where the time and the conditions under which they must play are
arranged by a committee with a complete disregard for time tables and
examination schedules and the general conditions of student life.
Another development of importance is a growing change in
attitude on the part of the sororities to the University, A sense
of responsibility and the placing of the claims of the University
before the claims of the Sorority have been exceedingly hard to
develop, largely because of the influence of the affiliation with
the Sororities of the United States and the unwarranted stressing
of the importance of the head office of the organization. Gradually
however, a new attitude has been developing which has shown itself
in a number of ways and which will probably become more evident;
during the coming year. The assistance of the Alumnae members of a
number of the groups has been enlisted and will have on Important
influence on the plans which are being formed.
The Phrateres organization which came into existence three
years ago has grown in influence, maintaining the finer features of
the sorority system without the less desirable. The organization
aims to get into its membership the unsocial and the socially inexperienced girls, and to bring them together under conditions which
will break down the inhibitions caused by timidity, supersensitiveness,
lack of money and other causes, and which as a consequence, will
help to prepare them for the experiences they will meet after leaving
college. The fees are kept at the minimum - $2.00 a year, and provision is made, without embarrassment to the students concerned, for
membership for those who cannot afford even this small amount. Meetings
are held in the afternoon between lectures and dinner, in a room
near the campus, and membership is open to all who apply. 28
Another activity which has been reorganized and made of
increased value to the women students is a class in the conduct of
meetings and in public speaking. This was attended largely by
senior students and women officers in the various executive
committees.
The many needs of the women students have been met in
whole or in part according to the character of the assistance
required. Advice has been given as usual in connection with the
choice of vocations and the appropriate courses of study. In this
connection it is interesting to note the growing disposition on
the part of the University women to enter the business world and
the increasing opportunities for them. A number of times during
the past year requests were received from business houses for
University graduates to serve in various capacities.
The perennial need for residence accommodation for
students from out of town and especially for a Students' Union
Building grows increasingly insistent, and prevents development
along a number of exceedingly important lines.
The perennial need for financial assistance also remains
without completely satisfactory solution. However the small bursary
fund disbursed from the Dean of Women's office grows from year to
year, partially because of the returns made to it on the part of
graduates who were assisted financially during their student days.
Respectfully submitted,
MARY L. BOLLERT,
Dean of Women. 29.
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The nineteenth Summer Session of the University of
British Columbia opened on July 4th, 1938 and closed on August 18th,
1938.  (The change in the date of closing was due to the appropriation
by Senate of Friday, August 19th, for a "Special Congregation in
Honour of the Canadian Bar Association".)
The enrolment for the session classified by college years
follows; for purposes of comparison the corresponding figures for
the three preceding years are given in parallel columns.
1938    1221   1216    1935
Partial 5 18 19 9
First Year 74 89 118 98
Second Year 231 202 204 143
Third Year 80 74 66 66
Fourth Year 90 73 49 52
Graduates 179 183 110 95
Social Service 21 32
Auditors           41 —    -- —
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The enrolment of students seeking University credit is
practically at a standstill. The statement made by the Bursar's
office will show that revenues have actually fallen off, a falling-
off that is accounted for in great part by the method of collecting
fees from graduate students; over seventy had already completed the
payment of the fee of Seventy-five Dollars set for graduate students
and so made no contribution to the revenues of the 1938 session.
The staff was increased from 37 in 1937 to 41 full-time
and three half-time instructors. Of these one full-time instructor
and all three half-time instructors were employed to give oourses
not for University credit but to satisfy the requirements of the
Provincial Department of Education. As in previous years lecturers
were brought in from all parts of Canada and the United States,
several of them men not only of national but of international     x
reputation. The institutions whose staffs were drawn upon were
New Brunswick, Queen's, Toronto, Manitoba and Alberta in the Dominion
of Canada; Harvard, Temple, Columbia, Syracuse, Western Reserve,
Michigan, University of California and Stanford in the United States;
while the Psychological Service of Columbus, and the Educational
Department of Providence sent experts in their respective fields.
In the report for the session of 1937 proposals were made
for a modification of the rules governing Major and Minor fields of
study in the upper years especially in the Natural Sciences. The
end desired is being attained in another way: the courses offered in
Chemistry, Physics and Biology were extended and at the same time
the policy was adopted of putting the curriculum on a permanent 30.
footing thus giving students assurance that it would be possible
for them to prooeed to their degrees in these subjects.
During the summer the Director took advantage of the
presence of Dean Buchanan to draw up, submit to the Heads of
Departments as far as they were accessible, and communicate to the
students a tentative curriculum for the years 1939 and 1940, which
with the curriculum for 1938 might form a permanent cycle of
courses. But a permanent curriculum without a permanent timetable is very little better than no permanent curriculum at all.
So a time-table for both years was also framed and placed in the
hands of the students.
In my report of a year ago I asked for an expenditure in
1938 slightly in excess of the revenue for 1937 and expressed a
hope that such an expenditure would be well within the revenues. My
request was granted in full, but my hopes were sadly disappointed}
the revenue fell some two thousand dollars short of the expenditure.
The causes or at least the most important of them have been already
set forth. Here all that is necessary to say is that they will continue to operate in 1939. The pressure of the competition of the
Summer School of -Education at Victoria will probably continue,
perhaps become more severe. The proposed increase in fees will
not, I am afraid, do much to make up the difference, in fact its
effect will be all the other way. We have none too secure a hold
upon the Upper Country today; a great many who should be ours are  i
already going to the University of Alberta and more will go.      /
Under such conditions it will be necessary to reconsider
our financial set-up considering (l) whether the university
administration should maintain its present policy of insisting that
the Summer Session should, apart from overhead costs, be self-
supporting; (2) whether the number of outside lecturers might not
be lessened so far as to reduce the item of travelling expenses by
at least one thousand dollars.
Last yearns report was written in a mood too optimistic
but a mood that seemed justified by past experience. This yoaxts
report may err as much on the side of pessimism. At any rate
instead of looking to further development in the immediate future
I shall be very well pleased if we maintain the gains that we
have made.
Once more it is my privilege to record the kindness and
good will that I have met with from everybody connected with the
University, and to express my gratitude to all concerned for what
has been a very happy experience.
Respectfully submitted,
LEMUEL ROBERTSON,
Director of Summer Session. 31.
(The complete report has been issued as a separate)
Introduction.
When the University of British Columbia entered the .
field of adult education it did so because there was a demand that
facilities be provided for the continued development of the
intellectual resources of the Province with a view to increasing
the effectiveness of the training in technical and vocational
fields and at the same time increasing the opportunities for
cultural and leisure time activities. Since the Department was
established in 1936 the service rendered has been steadily
expanded and, in addition, every effort has been made to encourage
other agencies to promote adult education. The period under review
covers the work accomplished during the seoond year.
The past year has been an important one, and in many
ways a difficult one. Unfortunately the Carnegie Grant, which had
been used to finance Extension work at the University since 1935,
was exhausted in August 1937 and consequently the department has
been carrying on its work during the past year with limited funds
from the University budget.
However, it is hoped that this report will indicate that,
in spite of its limited financial resources, the department has
shown a considerable increase in its activities during the past
year. It will show further an increased response on the part of
the public to the educational opportunities, both vocational and
cultural, which have been provided by the University through the
Extension service.
A study of this report will indicate that during the
past year the University has made a real effort to provide in some
measure the opportunities whereby adults in even the remotest
sections of the Province may keep in contact with the arts, v/ith
natural and social science, with political and economic developments,
and, in short, with the life and thought of their provincial
University. As a result, the University is becoming firmly
established as the centre of the cultural life of the Province.
Some mistakes have been made, but it is believed that something
definite and practical has been accomplished in the rapidly
developing field of Adult Education.
Policy.
During the past year, as heretofore, It has been the
policy of the department to serve, as far as possible, all sections
of the Province, particularly the more remote urban centres. Since
funds for the work have been limited, an effort has been made to 32.
explore new media for the equalization of the educational opportunities
offered by the University. In this connection emphasis has been placed
upon the use and development of the radio and the directed study-group.
In all phases of the work the main effort has been directed towards
providing an educational programme with a constructive purpose and with
some degree of continuity.
Programme.
The educational programme of the department during the past
year may be discussed under the following headings:
Extension Lectures
Evening Classes
Short Courses
Study Groups
Radio
Extension Library Service
Summer Courses
Visual Education
Fine Arts
Agriculture.
Radio.
Fully appreciating the advantages offered by radio in reaching
the most isolated communities of the Province, the department offered
for the first time a programme of educational broadcasts. In order
to undertake this work, it was necessary to establish a radio studio
at the University. A studio adequately equipped and sound-proofed was
constructed in the Agriculture Building and the initial broadcast was
given on October 26th, At times during the past year as many as
eleven broadcasts a week were given from the University studio.
Although the convenience of the studio facilitates the
offering of programmes, its greatest usefulness is in connection with
rehearsals. Now that adequate facilities are available for this
purpose, it is expected that the quality of some of the University
programmes will improve.
The programme which made the most far-reaching appeal proved
to be "The University Drama School".    The success of this
programme is shown by the fact that "listening groups" were formed
at 122 centres throughout the Province. These corresponded regularly
with the department of Extension, and sent in many requests for plays
books and other information regarding the theatre. The cost of this
course was borne largely by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
An outstanding single programme was the one-hour broadcast
in the series presented by the Canadian Universities. This was presented from the stage of the Auditorium on March 31st from 12:00 to
1:00 p.m. over the Western network. The programme was arranged by
the Department of University Extension in conjunction with the production staff of CBR and Mr. Brodie of Ottawa	 33.
Summer Courses.
During the 1938 Summer Session, two Summer Courses
were offered by the department of Extension - - one in Dramatics
and the other in Athletics.
Drama Course
The University had the good fortune to secure Miss
Ellen Van Volkenburg as Guest Director of the "Summer School of
the Theatre". Her inspiring presence and excellent work did so
much to stimulate the development of dramatic work in this Province,
that this past summer will be looked upon as one of the landmarks
in the history of dramatic art at this University.
Visual Education
Documentary Film.
Considerable progress has been made in the preparation
of a documentary film depicting the history and life of the University.
Films of the 1915 and 1920 Congregations, the 196th
Western University Battalion, and the 1922 Students' Campaign have
been obtained and reduced to 16 mm. These are being edited and will
be available for loan to the Alumni Association and other organizations.
Youth Training Plan.
During the past three years the problem of farmers
from other provinces and other countries migrating to British Columbia
has become more and more acute. These farmers, being unacquainted
with the farming and climatic conditions in this Province, have
experienced much distress.
With a small grant under the Dominion-Provincial
Youth Training Plan, the department undertook to give two short
courses for young people in the rural areas. The courses were
oonducted on an experimental basis, and no attempt was made to reach
all points of the Province. Ten centres in the Fraser Valley were
chosen where lectures might conveniently be given. The instructors
moved from one centre to another using rented trucks to carry their
equipment,
Conclusion.
The speed with which human knowledge is accumulating
makes it a matter of paramount importance that the University - -
in addition to its concern with valuable teaching and scholarly
research - - should devote a portion of its energy to the dissemination
of this knowledge. Thorndike says, "The provision of opportunities
whereby adults can learn those things which they are able to learn, 34.
and which it is for the common good that they should learn,
is a safe philanthropy and a productive investment for the nation."
Through the work of the Department of University Extension,
the University has opened its doors to a large group of earnest men
and women who feel the need for more training, more background, and
more knowledge of the physical world in which they live. It is hoped
that as the work of the Department grows and develops, it will become
more and more vital in the educational life of the Province.
Respectfully submitted,
GORDON M.   SHRUM,
Director of University Extension. 35.
EXCERPTS FROM THE REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR
OF THE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVICE.
(The complete report has been issued as a separate
Change of Staff.
Mrs. Celia A. Lucas was on leave of absence from May,
1937 and found it convenient to retire from the service at the end
of the 1938 spring term. She has devoted many unselfish years to
the cause of public health in British Columbia. In the fall of 1927
she was appointed Public Health Nurse to this service and this
marked the commencement of the continuous operation of a full-time
local health department.  On her rested the difficult task of
initiating the work, establishing routines and record systems which
have eased the work of her successors. Her genuine interest in the
students and her conscientious devotion to duty have left her many
appreciative friends and colleagues. We wish her many happy years
and trust that in her retirement she may find an interesting outlet
for her energies and talents.
Mrs. Lucas was succeeded by Miss Muriel Upshall, formerly
Public Health Nurse in the Richmond Sub-Unit of the Metropolitan
Health Area. She entered her new duties with enthusiasm and
executed them this year to our entire satisfaction.
Through the generosity of the Provincial Board of Health,
sufficient money was granted to employ a clerk for the busiest times
of the year and she was on duty until March 31st.
Tuberculin Testing and X-ray examination for Tuberculosis.
Because Tuberculosis is the greatest cause of death among
people of college age we decided to make a concerted effort to limit
this disease among our students. To commence our anti-tuberculosis
programme this year we offered each new student a tuberculin test
and subsequent X-ray of the chest of all positive reactors. From
November 22nd to 26th, inclusive, we tuberculin-tested 283 persons
who presented themselves. V/e found 75 percent of these students
showed positive tuberculin tests.
This survey, of course, does not represent a fair cross-
section of the tuberculin sensitive state of our students because:
1. The test was offered to students on a voluntary basis.
2. We insisted that contacts of cases take the test.
3. In the group are all those found, on physical examination,
to have symptoms suggestive of tuberculosis.
Thus, the group that was tested contained a predominance
of persons who were more likely to show a positive tuberculin test.
Until a complete survey is nado on the student body as a whole,
distributed according to age, we cannot fairly compare the Incidence 36.
of tuberculin reactors in our students with the surveys of other
Universities on this continent.
Immunizations.
The Health Service found that 21.2 percent of the 22l6
students this year gave no history of smallpox vaccination. During
the year 69 smallpox vaccinations were done. Other immunization procedures were done from time to time as conditions required them.
.... We feel that in the future more preventive inoculations should
be given this highly susceptible group of people and will attempt
to build up this part of our programme.
Sanitation and Examination of Food Handlers.
One of the duties of the Health Service is the supervision
of campus sanitation.
a ft a • •
A survey of lighting in the library was carried out with
the cooperation of Mr. Lee, the Superintendent of Buildings, and Mr.
Ridington, the Librarian. New lighting was placed in the carrels
where the illumination was found to be most inadequate.
The cafeteria has regular sanitary inspection by the
Medical Director and Public Health Nurse. All employees receive
a complete physical examination with blood tests and X-ray examination
of the chest. The full staff of 13 were each examined this year. The
new dishwashing and sterilizing equipment in the cafeteria are great
advantages in the sanitary handling of the food here.
Report of the Summer Session,1938.
The Health Service provided the same facilities as were
initiated in the summer of 1937• The Public Health Nurse was on
duty each school morning and the Medical Director was available for
consultation by appointment.
New Needs of the Health Service.
One of the most obvious health requirements of the student
body is some provision for advising and guiding the student who shows
definite social maladjustment. This includes those who show early
signs of schizophrenia, anxieties and worries. Those students who
left college because of "nervous breakdown" or who were handicapped
during the year by neurotic symptoms, were usually recorded at the
time of their entrance examination as requiring psychiatric guidance
and treatment. It is difficult to convince these students of the
need for treatment because few of them have an insight into their
own mental aberrations. Universities with more personnel on their
Health Services have found the appointment of a psychiatrist to
their staff to be most fruitful in the prevention of mental morbidity.
His services are for the guidance and treatment of those students
who require such special care. 37.
Another need often felt is some means of obtaining
treatment for sick students who refuse to call a physician because
they cannot pay him. We often wish for a "Sick Fund" which might
meet such emergencies.
I would take this opportunity of gratefully acknowledging
the interest that the Deans of each Faculty have taken in the work
of the Health Service, The cooperation of the members of the
Faculty and the appreciation of the student body have been most
encouraging.
We are glad to enjoy a closer working arrangement with
the Instructors in Physical Education, whose purposes are in
sympathy with our own.
For me the year has been most enjoyable and the work
has been greatly aided by the loyal, unselfish cooperation of my
colleagues of the Metropolitan Health Committee staff.
Respectfully submitted,
KENNETH F. BRANDON,
Director, University Health Service, 38.
REPORT OF THE INSTRUCTOR IN PHYSICAL
EDUCATION FOR MEN
General Statement.
The Physical Education programme for the session 1937-38
was divided into three major divisions: voluntary classes, intramural
athletics and inter-collegiate athletics.
The voluntary classes in Physical Eduoation have served
between 250 and 300 men during the past year. Many activities were
offered in addition to classes in general conditioning and individual
corrective work.
The intramural programme was organized and controlled by a
committee composed of ten class representatives, the sports editor of
the Ubyssey, and the Director of Physical Education. Over 650 students
participated in this programme.
This year's expenditures in Physical Education have been
allotted and controlled in direct co-operation with the women's
division.
Suggestions.
One of the main objectives of Physical Education at The
University of British Columbia is to foster inter-collegiate athletics
of a high calibre. Meanwhile, it is imperative that our athletic
teams be managed by capable men who are interested in the welfare of
the individual student. It is suggested that the Physical Education
committee take a more active interest in the men selected to coach
the various teams.
Plans are now being discussed to construct, in the north
dressing room of the Gymnasium, racks for a basket system which will
accommodate 1080 students. The racks will be completed by January
1939 and 400 baskets will be purchased.
The entire programme of Physical Education is becoming a
more important problem each year. With 300 men listed for the voluntary
classes, 350 for campus sports and 700 for intramural athletics, the
time has come when consideration should be given to a more permanent
plan of organization and administration of Physical Education at The
University of British Columbia.
Respectfully submitted,
MAURICE VAN VLIET,
Instructor in Physical
Education for Men. 39.
REPORT OF THE INSTRUCTOR IN PHYSICAL
EDUCATION FOR WOMEN
Interest and attendance in Physical Education activities
increased during the year 1937-38, Approximately seventy-five per
cent of the women were registered. Attendance in morning classes,
which included instruction in sports, gymnasium work and dancing,
was slightly over one hundred students. The programme included
in the various classes: Gymnasium (Marching, Rhythmics, Floor Work,
Tumbling and Mat V/ork, Light Apparatus); Dancing (Folk, Tap, Character
and Gymnastic); Badminton; Archery; Volley Ball; Group Games; Baskets-
Ball; and Golf.
Competition was provided through inter-class matches, mixed
teams competing in various sports, and through class teams, sorority
teams and phrateres teams in intramurals in Badminton, Basket Ball,
Volley Ball and a Swimming Tournament. The University of British
Columbia entered an Archery team for the first time this year in an
Inter-Collegiate Telegraphic Archery Tournament with Eastern Universities. This aroused a great deal of interest both within the
University and through the Province. The University of British
Columbia placed seventh in eleven teams. It may be of interest to
note that a woman on one of the Eastern University teams to make
the highest score of her team and one of the highest scores made,
learned to shoot in Archery at The University of British Columbia.
During this year there has been a marked recognition by
the students of the relationship of health and physioal education.
Charting of posture v/as done as formerly by the Physical Director,
who also gave as usual a series of lectures on Healthful Living,
Through the influence of the physical education work, a considerable
number were persuaded to avail themselves of the opportunity of
medical examination through the Metropolitan Health Board.
A class in Recreational Leadership included theory and
practice and supplied material for the use of leaders in playgrounds,
schools, community centres, etc.
One hundred women took part in the programme of dancing,
tumbling and floor work given in the Gymnasium at Open House.
The objectives in drawing up the programme in Physical
Education for women are, to meet the needs and interests of women
students in regard to personal health; to encourage the use of leisure
time in the maintenance of health through sports which students may
continue after college; and to provide and develop leadership in
organizing and managing recreational activities for girls.
Respectfully submitted,
GERTRUDE E. MOORE,
Instructor in Physical
Education for Women. 40.
REPORT OF THE OFFICER COMMANDING
CANADIAN OFFICERS' TRAINING CORPS
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA CONTINGENT.
1. INTRODUCTION.
By maintaining a high standard of instruction and
efficiency, the University of British Columbia Contingent of
the Canadian Officers' Training Corps has steadily increased
in prestige and public esteem. The excellence of the work of
the contingent during the past year is reflected in the increase in the enrolment and in the high relative standing
attained in the theoretioal and practical work of the unit.
The University Contingent has recently been recognized
by the Army Council of the War Office, and placed on the list
of Universities where student members of the CO.T.C. who are
qualified in "A" and "B" Certificates, may be nominated for
Commissions in the British Army.
The University rifle team was again successful in
winning the Annual Inter-University Rifle Competition in
November, 1937• Thus in two consecutive years the University
of British Columbia, in open competition with other Canadian
Universities, has won this match.
Sergt. Depoe brought further recognition to the U.B.C.
Contingent by making the highest standing of any Canadian
candidate in the War Office examinations for Certificate "B"
(Captain's Examination). Lieut. J.R.Roberts and Lieut.R.S.Clark
tied for third place. This University, therefore, had three
candidates among the first four places in Canada in the senior
War Office examination for University CO.T.C.»s.
2. TRAINING.
(a) Fall Term.
The parades were held on Tuesday nights from 7:45 p.m.
to 10:15 p.m. at the Seaforth Armouries.
The "A" and "B" certificate instruction was carried on
at the Armouries during the regular parades, and also at the
University during periods which were assigned for this purpose.
(b) Work Point Barracks.
During the Christmas vacation a party consisting of
fifty-four, all ranks, engaged in training at V/ork Point Barracks,
Victoria. The course was conduoted by Permanent Force Officers
and Instructors. The subjects taken were Drill, Defence Against 41.
Gas, Bridging, Map Reading, and Tactics. As far as possible
the work was of a practical nature, the leotures being followed
by demonstrations on the actual ground. Although weather
conditions were very bad, no siokness developed; and all ranks
showed a keen interest in the training.
(c) Spring Term.
The parades, starting in January, were continued at the
Seaforth Armouries. Preparation for "A" and "B" certificates
was carried out as in the Fall Term,
3.  EXAMINATION RESULTS.
A summary of the results of the War Office Examinations
for Proficiency, which were conducted at the University of
British Columbia, is as follows:
Certificates "A" and »B" Infantry.
Certificate "A"   Certificate "B"
Infantry        Infantry
Candidates writing: 23 6
Candidates passing: 21 6
Percentage passing: 91.3% lOOf.
The $25-00 Prize for the highest marks in Canada for
the Certificate "B" examination was awarded to Sergt.Depoe,
of the U.B.C Contingent. This prize is presented each year
by the Infantry and Machine Gun Association of Canada.
The Third Prize was divided between Lieut. J. R. Roberts
and Lieut. R. S. Clark, also of this Contingent, The success
of these candidates provides very ample and concrete evidence
of the standard of the training offered by this unit.
Sergt. Depoe was awarded also the Infantry and Machine
Gun Association (M.D,No,11 Branch) Prize for the highest
marks for the Certificate "B" candidates at the University of
British Columbia,
Sergt. Pickell was awarded the corresponding prize for
the highest marks in the "A" Certificate Examination.
(b) Canadian Small Arms School.
Two officers attended the Canadian Small Arms School
at Camp Sarcee, Alta., and were successful in passing the
examinations,
(c) School of Signals.
Two members of the Contingent were successful in passing
examinations at Barriefield, Ontario. 42
Certificates.
Certificates will be awarded to twenty members of
the Contingent.
4» RESULTS OF RIFLE COMPETITIONS.
Annual Inter-University Rifle Competition.
The University of British Columbia was successful in
taking first place in this competition which was fired on
November 21st, 1937. The Leckie Shield which was awarded to the
person making the highest score in the match was won by Lieut.
F. B. Jones with a score of 101/105.
The possible score in this match is 840 points.
The scores of the first three University Contingents
in this competition were as follows;
University of British Columbia Contingent     757
Royal Military College, Kingston 735
University of Manitoba Contingent 705
(b) Classification.
Members of the U.B.C. Contingent carried out the
prescribed classification on Blair Rifle Range in October and
November, 1937.
The Maclnnes Shield for the highest score in
Classification was awarded to Sergt. Mann, for a total score of
103/115.
5. ANNUAL INSPECTION.
The Annual Inspection by the District Officer
Commanding Military District No. 11, Colonel H. C Greer and his
Staff, took place on March 15th, at the Seaforth Armouries.
The Parade strength was as follows:
Officers  13
Other Ranks  l£
Total on Barade  8?
The inspecting officer commented very favourably on
the excellence of the drill and on the general smartness and
efficiency of the Contingent. 6. COLLAR BADGE. 43
During the past year a collar badge has been
authorized and will be issued to all members of the Contingent
before the commencement of the next training season. The
particulars of this badge are as follows:
Undress in brass, service dress in bronze. Argent
three bars wavy Azure, issuant from the base a demi Sun in
splendour proper, 'on a Chief of the second an open book also
proper edged stripped and buckled Or, inscribed with the words
"TUUMEST". Extreme height 1 and 1/8 inches. Extreme width
13 inches.
7. SOCIAL ACTIVITIES.
The eighth Annual Ball was held at the Spanish Grill,
Hotel Vancouver, on Thursday, March 17th. Members of the Military
Committee, Officers of the Vancouver Garrison and others were
guests of the Corps on this occasion.
A Church Parade was held on Sunday, February 13th at
St. Helen's Church.  Sixty from all ranks attended.
8.
i -..■) C amp a r;.< I i v o li> ta t; i r, I i v,: i J. R-
During the past JSwo years there has been a steady
growth, not only in the number -of-.^tudents taking the training
offered, but also in the interest, enthusiasm, and efficiency
shown by the personnel of the Contingent. During the past year
there has been an improvement in practically every phase of the
work, but particularly in the standing at the War Office
Examinations, in the average attendance at parades, and in the
number of men qualifying as first-class shots.
Further evidence of the growth in the standard and
efficiency of the training may be obtained from the results of
the Inter-University Rifle Competition, Judging by this
competition, the Contingent has, for the past two years, ranked
first among Canadian Universities in shooting. During the past
year the unit has ranked first also in the Senior War Office
Examination. (Certificate "B") for Canadian CO.T.C's.
(b) Training.
The training of the Contingent progressed very well
during the past year. The introduction of Light Machine Gun
training added interest to the general programme. The attendance
at parades and rifle practices was exceptionally good, but it 44.
would be greatly improved if adequate accommodation could be
provided at the University for -all the work of the unit. It is
believed that the increase in efficiency of the corps and the
saving of time for the students would warrant a determined
effort to provide adequate training facilities on the campus.
The Contingent has now a full complement of
qualified officers and N.CO's, many of whom have had specialized
training and are qualified as instructors. Thus, although it is
still neoessary to rely upon permanent force personnel for much
of the instruction in the Contingent, an effort has been made
during the past year to make greater use of the Cadet Officers
and N,CO.|s as instructors for the practical work. The record
of the unit during the past year seems to indicate that this
policy has met with a fair measure of success,
(c)  Discipline.
There were no breaches of discipline of any kind
during the year. The relations between all members of the Contingent and other N.P.A.M.Units were excellent.
Ordnance Inspection.
The ordnance inspection, carried out by the District
Ordnance Officer on May 9, 1938, was very satisfactory. No shortages were reported.
The Annual Audit.
The Annual Audit of Regimental Funds was carried
out on September 28, 1937, by a Board appointed for the purpose.
The books and accounts of the Contingent were found correct. The
financial statement for the current year shows a net revenue for
the year of $618.98 and a net expenititure of $2120.90. The
difference has been added to the Corps revenue.
Offers to Fill Posts.
During the past year, Officers, N.CO.'s and
Cadets, in possession of "A" and "B" Certificates have received many
offers to fill posts as officers in the various militia units in
the Province.
9» NOTE OF APPRECIATION BY COMMANDING OFFICER
Although the work of CM.S.I. —A.A.Smith, *
P.P.C.L.I.(I.C), who has been with the Unit during the past eight
years, has been consistently good, the success of this Contingent
in Inter-University Competition during the past two years has
served to emphasize the high standard of the work carried on by 45.
this instructor. The Officer Commanding is deeply appreciative
of his services.
The Officer Commanding wishes to record also, his
appreciation of the assistance and co-operation afforded him
by the Chancellor, the President, the Board of Governors,
the Committee on Military Education, the District Officer
Commanding M.D, No, 11 and Staff, the Officer Commanding The
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, the Officer Commanding the
14th Infantry Brigade, the Medical Officer attached, and all
others who have contributed to the success of the Contingent.
Respectfully submitted,
GORDON M. SHRUM,
Lieut, Col, 46.
PUBLICATIONS
FACULTY OF ARTS MP SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT OF BACTERIOLOGY AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE:
Dr. C E. Dolman and Miss Vivienne G. Hudson:
"Brucellosis in and around Vancouver",
Canadian Public Health Journal, May, 1938.
Dr. C E. Dolman and Mr. R. J. Wilson:
"Experiments with Staphylococcal Enterotoxin",
Journal of Immunology, Vol, 35, No. 1, July, 1938.
Dr. D. C B. Duff. Mr. H. H. Pitts and Mr. H. J. Horn:
"The Effect of Meta-Iodo Benzyl Cinnamate on the
Course of Experimental Tuberculosis in the Guinea-Pig",
Transactions of Royal Canadian Institute, 21, 297, 1937.
Dr. D. C B. Duff:
"Some Serological Relationships of the S,R, and G Phases
of Bacillus sAlmonicida11, Journal of Bacteriology,
36, 57, 1938.
DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY:
Mr. J. Davidson:
"University of British Columbia Botanical Gardens"
(Illustrated), bulletin published by the University, 1938.
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY:
Dr. R. H. Clark;
"Enzyme Activators", Trans. Royal Society Canada, XXXII,
III, 454, 1938. Presidential Address.
Miss Iris Corbould. Dr. R. H. Clark and Dr. R. E. McKechnie II:
"The Intravenous Feeding of Amino-acids",
Journal Amer, Med. Ass'n., Sept., 1938,
Dr. W. F. Seyer:
"The Mutual Solubilities of Hydrocarbons",
Journal American Chemical Society, 60, 827, 1938 *7.
Dr. W. F. Seyer and Mr. R. D. Walker:
"The Physical Chemical Properties of Cis- and
trans-Decahydronaphthalene", Journal American
Chemical Society, 60, 2125, 1938.
DEPARTMENT OF CLASSICS:
Dr. 0. J. Todd:
nTpii-ayutvia-rfa — A Reconsideration",
The Classical Quarterly,   (England),  January,  1938,
PP. 30-38.
Mr. G. B. Riddehough:
Review of "Erasmus, een Levensbeeld, met een keuze uit
zijn brieven". by Dr. Antoon Vloemans (The Hague, H.P.
Leopold, 1937), Dalhousie Review, April, 1938, pp.128-129.
Review of "Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation",
edited by T. F. Higham and C M. Bowra, Oxford, Clarendon
Press, 1938, Vancouver Daily Province, July 23, 1938.
Mr, H. F. Angus:
"Canada and her Great Neighbor", edited and largely
written by Mr. Angus, Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1937,
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH:
Dr. W. L. MacDonald:
"A Book of Modern Prose", edited by W. L. MacDonald,
Dent &  Sons, 1938.
"A Selection of English Poetry", edited by W. L,
MacDonald and F. C Walker, Dent & Sons, revised 1938.
"Poems, Chiefly Narrative", edited by W. L. MacDonald
and F. C. Walker, Dent & Sons, revised 1938.
DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY:
Dr. M. Y. Williams:
"Tertiary Plateaux in the Mackenzie River Basin",
Trans. ROyal Society Canada, 3rd Ser. Sec. IV, Vol,
XXXI, pp. 97-104, 1. pi. 1937. 48.
MS£3ll^ei)r-l gf Geology. sM.<*e_ography - continued:
Dr. M. Y. Williams:
"S1?66.,81^18 of Bison Crassicornis Richardson from the
Yukon", Trans. Royal Society Canada, 3rd Ser., Seo. IV
Vol. XXXI, 1937, PP. 105-110, 3 pis.       '      '
"Map 351A, Manitoulin Island", Dept. of Mines and Resources,
Mines & Geol0 Br., Bureau of Economic Geology & Topog., 1937.
Dr. N. F. G. Davis:
"The Climates of British Columbia",  American Association
for the Advancement of Science,  June,  1938.     In press.
iiL-i1*.   »•   "-ii-..  ana   .-.r.   r».-   ne   h.    •.„'*
-iii. ;-r.£:.„.ir_S®.. ^.   y at son:
a ryrrnotitc
r.uoy oixver uccurrence  in British Columbia1'
i^oonomic 'J-eolcgy Vol.   XXXII,  No.   6,   1937,  p.   826.
Dr.  H.  V,  Warren:
"The Importance of Tetrahedrite  in British Columbia".
B.C.Miner,   January,   1938.
"The Search for Gold",  Report of Proceedings of the 33rd
Annual General Meeting of British Columbia Land Surveyors,
P •  52.
Dr,  H.   V.  V»rarren.  I-.ie.-s?'^.   0. ir^A^^n    v-    u    wvh+o   a~,<*  p    r\~.Ti„,
;,The »•'
1938
iu- *.x-i>-_ —---_ -•- t.-ii» Jdyjiiuc I'.ine . i5.o, iuiner, March,
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY:
Dr. W. N. Sage:
"Geographical and Cultural Aspects of the Five Canadas"
Canadian Historical Association Annual Report. 1937.
pp. 28-34. '    '
"A Note on the Change in Title of Fort St. James",
British Columbia Historical Quarterly, Vol. II, No. 1.
PP. 55-56.
A. S. Merton, "Under Western Skies", Canadian Historical
Review, February, 1938. Book Review.
James G, McCurdy, "By Juan de Fuca's Strait", Canadian
Historical Review, June,, 1938. Book Review,
Report in "Canadian Author", July, 1938, of speech,
"Canada's Trek", delivered at the Annual Convention of
the Canadian Authors' Association at Ottawa, June, 1938. 49.
Department of History - continued:
Mr. F. H. Soward:
"Moulders of Destiny", Oxford Press, 1938.
"Canada and Foreign Affairs", Canadian Historical
Review, June, 1938, pp. 173-190.
"The Imperial Conference of 1937", Pacific Affairs,
December, 1937, PP. 441-449,
"Chiang-Kai-Shek and the Struggle for China", B.CTeacher,
November, 1937.
"Outlook for International Affairs", Vancouver Daily
Province, Magazine Section, January, 1938.
"Canada and the Americas", a report of a study conference
of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs'in
May, 1937. Edited and in large part written by Mr. Soward.
"The Canadian Constitution11, a collection of talks published
by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Contributions to the volume, "Canada and Her Great Neighbor",
edited by Professor H. F. Angus and published by the Ryerson
Press, 1938.
"Canada and the Pacific", Canadian Forum, February, 1938.
Review.
"World Currents and Canada's Course", Canadian Historical
Review, March, 1938. Review.
MReoent Books on International Affairs for Teachers",
Canadian Historical Review, December, 1937. Review.
Numerous book reviews in the Vancouver Daily Province
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS:
Dr. F. S. Nowlan and Dr. Ralph Hull:
"Sets of integral Elements of Certain Rational Division
Algebras", Proceedings, Royal Society Canada, 1937.
Dr. F. S. Nowlan:
"College Algebra", text, Edward Bros., Publishers, 1938.
Mr. W. H. Gage:
"A List  of Expansions for the Function    tf  (x, y,  z)",
American Journal of Mathematics,  Vol.  LLX,  No.  4,
October,  1937. 50,
Department of Mathematics - continued:
Mr. W. H. Gage - continued:
"A Method of Obtaining Certain Theta Expansions",
Trans. Royal Society Canada, Vol. XXXI, Third series,
Section III, 1937.
DEPARTMENT OF MODERN LANGUAGES:
Dr. D. 0. Evans:
"Une Supercherie litteraire; le Werther francais",
Revue de Litterature Compare'e. April-June number, 1938.
DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY
Dr. J. E. Morsh:
"The Credit Man as a Psychologist", Credit Men's Journal,
April, 1938.
DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY:
Dr. C. McLean Fraser:
Report of Oceanography in British Columbia for 1936; and
Report of the Committee on Submarine Configuration and
Oceanic Circulation. Division of Geology and Geography.
National Research Council, United States.
Transactions of the American Geophysical Union. Eighteenth
Annual Meeting, September, 1937.
"New species of hydroids from the Puerto Rican region",
Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 91» No. 28,
November, 1937.
"Distribution of marine organisms", Canadian Field Naturalist,
Vol. 51, No, 9, December, 1937.
"Hydroids of the 1934 Allan Hancock Expedition", Allan
Hancock Pacific Expeditions, Vol, 4, No, 1. August, 1938.
Mr. G. J. Spencer:
"Further Notes of the Fleas of British Columbia",
Proceedings Of the Entomological Society of British
Columbia, No, 34, February, 1938.
"FIctoparasites of Birds and Mammals of British Columbia,II",
A Preliminary list of the Pupipara, Louse Flies. Ibid.
"The Grasshopper Situation on the Kamloops and Nicola Ranges",
"The Status of Parasites on Grasshoppers on the Kamloops
Ranges in 1938". f
The Canadian Insect Pest Review, Ottawa, Vol. 16,
August, September, 1938, Nos. 4 and 5. 51-
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
DEPARTMENT OF DAIRYING:
Dr. Blythe Alfred Eagles. Miss Olga Okulitch and
Mr. Arthur Stephen Ka-dzielawal
"Wildiers' Bios and the Lactic Acid Bacteria.
The Relation of Bios to the Water Soluble B-vitamins",
Canadian Journal of Research B, 16: 46-52, 1938.
DEPARTMENT OF POULTRY HUSBANDRY:
Mr. E. A. Lloyd and Mr. J„ Biely:
"Practical Poultry-Feeding", Provincial Department
of Agriculture.
Mr. E. A. Lloyd:
"Breeding for Improved Meat Type in Egg Laying
Strains of Poultry"3 Proceedings of Twenty-sixth
Annual Convention of Canada Produce Ass'n., January,
1938, pp. 54-57.

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