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REPORT OF THE STATE BOARD OF VISITORS.
To the General Assembly of the State of Connecticut:
The undersigned, in behalf of the State Board of Visitors of the Sheffield Scientific School, would respectfully report that in discharge of their duties they have held the usual meetings, during the year; one for the purpose of selecting for the several scholarships open to students, under the laws of the State, those applicants found to be properly qualified; and another at which examination was made of the progress of the School, and especially of its development in connection with the Peabody Museum, the building for which is now completed and prepared to receive much material belonging to the collections of the Scientific School, and to afford commodious rooms and special apartments for instruction in several of its depart
The report of the Governing Board and Faculty of the Institution, which is herewith submitted, will furnish in detail all needful information respecting the present condition and future promise of the School, and this Board take pleasure in commending the course of instruction now pursued there, and the wisdom, intelligent zeal and personal energy of its corps of instructors, by which the School has been brought to its present leading position among the scientific schools of the country.
The free scholarships which have been so wisely provided by the State, are now largely taken up and with most gratifying results.
In behalf of the Board,
CHARLES R. INGERSOLL,
BIRDSEY G. NORTHROP,
Secretary of the State Board of Education.
NEW HAVEN, May, 1876.