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xvi ANNUAL EEPORT University Certificate and of these 53 obtained the mark of distinc- tion and the mark of Special Distinction The English staff has been active in many ways and several of its members have gained noteworthy recognition The University has awarded the degree of Lit to Dr Reed for his Studies on Early Tudor Drama in which subject he is now leading authority Mr AUardyce Nicoll has been appointed Professor of English Language and Literature at East London College in succession to Sir Sidney Lee Mr Baxter has been invited to become Assistant-Professor of English Literature at McGill University Montreal Department of History -Tho number of students in the Depart- ment was approximately 200 Of these no less than 73 were reading for the Final Honours degree-66 in the Day Classes and in the Evening Classes The existence of so large school stimulated keen emulation and work of exceptional excellence was done The change of the date of the Degree Examination from October to June brought two examinations within the scope of this session's report In the examination of October 1923 out of 16 candidates who entered obtained First Class Honours exactly half the list 14 Second and Third The Inglis Studentship was awarded' to Miss Winifred Utley In the examination of June 1924 of the total number of 113 candidates who entered from the whole University no less than 32 came from King's College They were classed as follows in the first class out of in the whole University 19 in the second out of 68 in the third out of 35 The Inglis Studentship was awarded to Miss Mildred Hudson In neither of the two examinations was there single failure The Pass class was as usual in recent years small 10 students attended the Day Courses and those in the evening The Intermediate Classes were attended by 70 students in all viz Day 52 and Evening 18 The Post-graduate and Research students registered in the Depart- ment numbered 20 but in addition to these many students from' other Colleges attended the seminars provided by members of the staff either at the College or at the Institute of Historical Research Five students completed their investigations presented their theses and obtained the degree of successful course of public lectures was arranged by Dr Jacob on The Artistic Background of Mediaeval History Professor Salvemini an eminent Italian historian delivered short course of lectures on the foreign policy of Italy from 1871 to 1914 Several members of the Department co-operated with the London School of Economics in course on The History and Present Position of the British Commonwealth Professor Hearnshaw was appointed Vice-President of the Historical Association member of the Council of the Royal Historical Society and Chairman of the Education Committee of the Victoria League Professor Newton was elected Chairman of the Board of Studies in
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