National Geographic : 1900 Jan
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MA GA ZINE THE TECHNICAL COURSE, delivered in the ASSEMBLY HALL OF COLUMBIAN UNIVERSITY, FIFTEENTH AND H STREETS NORTHWEST, on Friday evenings at 8.15 o'clock. January 19.- The Black Hills of South Dakota . . . Mr N. H. DARTON, U. S . Geological Survey. February 2.- Explorations around the Arctic Circle . . Dr FRANK RUSSELL, Harvard University. February 16.- - How Geographic Environment has Shaped American History, Mr J. W . REDWAY, Geographer. March 2.- The Geographic Distribution of Seed Plants . Prof. JOHN M. COULTER, Chicago University. March 16.- The Roman Forum . . . . . Prof. MITCHELL CARROLL, Columbian University. March 30.-Subject not yet announced . . . . . Dr WM. M. DAVIS, Harvard University. *The Dykes of Holland . . . . . GERARD H. MATTHES, U. S. Geological Survey. * The Floods of the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys . H. C. FRANKENFIELD, U. S. Weather Bureau. * The date to be announced later. THE LENTEN COURSE. The subject of this course is THE GROWTH OF NATIONS, as illustrated by the geo graphic and social development of leading European nations. This course of six lectures has been projected with the view of bringing out the elements of national power, and emphasizing the importance of individual character and of natural con ditions in shaping national growth. The course will be complementary to that of last season on "The Growth of the United States." The lectures will be delivered in COLUMBIA THEATER, F STREET NEAR TWELFTH, 4.20 to 5.30 p. m., on Tuesday afternoons, during March and April. March 6.- The Netherlands . . . . . Professor J. HOWARD GORE, Columbian University. (With a General Introduction by the President.) March 13.-France . . . . . Professor JEAN C. BRACQ, Vassar College. March 21.*-Austria-Hungary . . . . . Professor WILLIAM Z. RIPLEY, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. March 27.-Germany . . . . . . Professor JOHN L. EWELL, Howard University. April 3.- England . . . . . . Dr. EDWIN D. MEAD, Editor of the New England Magazine. April ro. -Russia . . . . . Professor EDWIN A. GROSVENOR, Amherst College. * Prof. Ripley's lecture on Austria-Hungary will be delivered on Wednesday, March 21, at the usual hour.