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Title: Class Schedule, September 2, 1838: Electronic Edition.
Author: University of North Carolina (1793-1962). General Faculty
Editor: Erika Lindemann
Funding from the State Library of North Carolina supported the electronic publication of this title.
Text transcribed by Erika Lindemann
Images scanned by Mara E. Dabrishus
Text encoded by Sarah Ficke
First Edition, 2005
Size of electronic edition: ca. 17K
Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
The electronic edition is a part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill digital library, Documenting the American South.
Languages used in the text: English
Revision history:
2005-03-15, Sarah Ficke finished TEI/XML encoding.
Part of a series:
This transcribed document is part of a digital collection, titled True and Candid Compositions: The Lives and Writings of Antebellum Students in North Carolina
written by Lindemann, Erika
Title of collection: General Faculty and Faculty Council Records (#40106), University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Class Schedule, September 2, 1838
Author: University of North Carolina (1793-1962). General Faculty
Description: 1 pages, 1 page images
Note: Call number 40106 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Topics covered:
Education/UNC Faculty, Staff, and Servants
Education/UNC Curriculum
Writings by Non-Students
Editorial practices
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Document Summary

An excerpt from the faculty minutes provides a weekly recitation schedule for seven faculty members and two tutors teaching during the Fall 1838 semester.
Class Schedule, September 2, 18381
University of North Carolina (1793-1962). General Faculty

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Order of Recitations for the 2nd of Sep. of 1838.
Morn Morn Forenoon Afternoon
Monday. Seniors " President Pres [Swain]
Jun. " Marey Marey
Soph. " Phillips Fetter
Fresh. " Graves Owen
Tuesday Sen Marey Swain Marey
Jun. Phillips Hooper Green
Soph. Fetter Phillips M[itchell] & H[ooper]
Fresh. Graves Owen Fetter
Wednesday Sen. Mitchell M[itchell]
Jun. Phillips Phillips Phillips
Soph. Fetter Hooper Hooper
Fresh. Owen Graves Owen
Thursday Sen Fetter Phillips
Jun. Hooper Green Marey
Soph Phillips Hooper Graves
Fresh. Graves Owen Owen
Friday Sen. Marey Fetter
Jun Phillips Hooper Green
Soph Fetter Graves Hooper
Fresh. Owen Fetter Graves
Sunday Sen. Pres.
Jun. Mitchell
Soph. Fetter
Fresh Graves


1. Faculty Minutes 3:226, UA. Recitations were held at 7:00 a.m. ("Morn"), 11:00 a.m. ("Forenoon"), and at 4:00 p.m. ("Afternoon"), except on Mondays, when the morning recitation was dispensed with for all students. Seniors had no morning recitations. Though the chart places the Sunday recitation on the Bible in the "morn" column, the recitations took place in the afternoon.
During this period, David Swain was professor of mental and moral philosophy, political economy, and law; James Phillips , professor of mathematics and natural philosophy; Manuel Fetter , professor of Greek; William Mercer Green , professor of rhetoric and logic; John De Berniere Hooper , professor of Latin; Elisha Mitchell , professor of chemistry, geology, and mineralogy; and Charles Marey, instructor of French. Notice that first-year students were taught by tutors, except for two classes per week in Greek with Professor Fetter . William Hayes Owen , tutor for ancient languages, and Ralph H. Graves, tutor for mathematics, graduated from the University in 1833 and 1836 respectively.