Ryerson Memorial Volume
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Ryerson Memorial Volume

By J. George (John George) Hodgins
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Table of Contents
  • RYERSON MEMORIAL VOLUME:
  • PREFATORY NOTE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • THE RYERSON MEMORIAL VOLUME.
    • PRELIMINARY.
    • Appeal for Funds for Erection of the Statue.
    • The Financial Results of the Appeals Made—Particulars of the Statue.
    • Programme of Arrangements for Unveiling the Statue.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • CEREMONY OF UNVEILING THE STATUE, 24TH MAY, 1889.
    • The Hon. G. W. Ross' Address.
    • The Statue Unveiled by Sir Alexander Campbell.
      • Educational Retrospect by the Deputy Minister of Education.
      • The Teachers' Representative.
      • The Acting-Mayor Responds.
      • The Universities of Ontario.
    • Educational Retrospect by the Deputy Minister of Education.
    • The Teachers' Representative.
    • The Acting-Mayor Responds.
    • The Universities of Ontario.
    • Comments of the Press on the Unveiling of the Statue.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • THE ADDRESSES DELIVERED AT THE UNVEILING.[8]
      • The Teachers' Association of Ontario.
      • Address of the Acting Mayor.
      • Representative of the University of Toronto.
      • Representative of Victoria University, Cobourg.
      • Representative of Queen's University, Kingston.
      • Representative Of Trinity University, Toronto.
      • Representative of McMaster University.[11]
    • The Teachers' Association of Ontario.
    • Address of the Acting Mayor.
    • Representative of the University of Toronto.
    • Representative of Victoria University, Cobourg.
    • Representative of Queen's University, Kingston.
    • Representative Of Trinity University, Toronto.
    • Representative of McMaster University.[11]
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • EDUCATION IN ONTARIO—PAST AND PRESENT.
    • Significance of the Event of To-day.
    • The Ontario System of Education—Its Influence Abroad.
    • Comprehensive Character of the Ontario Educational System.
    • Character Of Systems Of Education Abroad, And Lessons Therefrom.
    • Educational Lessons To Be Learned Outside Of Ontario.
    • Three Educational Periods in the History of Ontario.
    • Colonial Chapter in the History of American Education.
    • The United Empire Loyalist Period in Upper Canada.
    • Governor Simcoe's Educational Views in 1795.
    • Early Beginnings of Education in Upper Canada, 1785-1805.
    • State of Education in Upper Canada, 1795-1799.
    • First Official Educational Movements in Upper Canada, 1797, 1798.
    • Educational Pioneers in Upper Canada.
    • Early Efforts to Establish Common Schools 1816-1820.
    • State of Education in Upper Canada, 1784-1819.
    • Fitful Educational Progress from 1822 to 1829.
    • State of Education in Upper Canada, 1827-1829, from the Official Reports, Etc.
    • Course of Study Suggested by Rev. Dr. Strachan as suitable for the District Grammar Schools throughout the Province, 1829.
      • First Year—Boys from 7 to 9.
      • Second Year—Boys from 9 to 11.
      • Third Year—Boys from 11 to 13.
      • Fourth Year—Boys from 12 to 14.
      • Fifth Year—Boys from 14 to 16.
    • First Year—Boys from 7 to 9.
    • Second Year—Boys from 9 to 11.
    • Third Year—Boys from 11 to 13.
    • Fourth Year—Boys from 12 to 14.
    • Fifth Year—Boys from 14 to 16.
    • Rev. Dr. Strachan's System of School Management.
    • Rev. Dr. Strachan's Career as a Teacher.
    • Mr. Joseph Hume's Essay on Education Edited as a Catechism by Mr. Wm. Lyon Mackenzie in 1830.
    • Vicissitudes of Education in Upper Canada, 1830-1839.
    • Educational Efforts of Mr. Mahlon Burwell in the House of Assembly, 1831-1836.
    • Efforts at Educational Legislation by Dr. Charles Duncombe, 1831-1836.
    • Continued Educational Efforts by Mr. Burwell in the House of Assembly.
    • Early Opinions on the Necessity for Manual, or Industrial, Education.
    • Later Opinions on the Necessity for Manual Training in Our Schools.
    • Further Educational Efforts in the House of Assembly, 1835, 1836.
    • Analysis of Dr. Duncombe's Report on Education, 1836.
    • Summary of, and Reflections on, these Educational Efforts, from 1830 to 1839.
    • Extracts from Official Reports on Education in Upper Canada in 1838.
    • Influences by American Teachers and School Books Deprecated.
    • Extracts from the Report of a Commission Appointed to Enquire into the Subject of Education in Upper Canada in 1839.
    • Educational Opinions of Prominent Public Men in 1839.
    • Separate Educational Forces Shaping Themselves in Upper Canada.
    • Noted Representative Educational Leaders—Dr. Strachan and Dr. Ryerson.
    • The Educational Efforts of the U. E. Loyalists and the Ruling Party.
    • An Educational Glance Backwards.
    • Provision for Higher Education in U. C. by the Imperial Government.
    • The Reverend Doctor Strachan as an Educator.
    • Lack of Comprehensiveness in the Educational Policy of the Times.
    • Rev. Dr. Strachan's Reasons for Establishing a University in Upper Canada.
    • Rev. Dr. Strachan, the Founder of Two Universities in Toronto.
    • The University of Toronto.
    • The University of Victoria College, Cobourg.
    • The Queen's College University, Kingston.
    • The University of Trinity College, Toronto.
    • The R. C. University College at Ottawa.
    • The Western University, London.
    • The McMaster University.
    • Upper Canada College.
    • Albert College, Belleville.
    • Woodstock College.
    • The School of Practical Science, Toronto.
    • Various other Colleges and Schools, etc.
    • Rev. Dr. Ryerson's Advocacy of Popular Rights, 1827-1841.[43]
    • Educational Legislation in the United Parliament of 1841 and 1843.
    • Origin of the Annual Grant of $200,000 for the Common Schools in 1841.
    • Educational Efforts of Dr. Ryerson up to this Time.
    • First Appointment of a Superintendent of Education for Upper Canada.
    • Appointment of Rev. Dr. Ryerson as Superintendent of Education.
    • Dr. Ryerson's Report on a System of Public Instruction for Upper Canada.
    • Chief Features of Dr. Ryerson's First Report and School Bill of 1846.
    • Objections to Dr. Ryerson's School Bill of 1846 Answered.
    • First and Second Councils of Public Instruction, 1846 and 1850.
    • Religious Instruction in the Common Schools, 1846.
    • State of Common School Education in Upper Canada, 1845.
    • School Houses and School Teachers in 1845-1850.
    • Dr. Ryerson's Practical Agencies to give Information and Remove Prejudice.
    • Combined Opposition to the Projected System of Education.
    • Educational Proceedings of District Councils in 1847, 1848.
    • Estimate of Lord Elgin's Character by the Hon. W. H. Draper.
    • Invaluable Assistance given to Dr. Ryerson by Lord Elgin.
    • Proceedings of the First Council of Public Instruction—The Normal School.
    • Laying the Corner Stone of the Normal School Building, 1851.
    • The County Model Schools of 1843-1850.
    • Fundamental Principles of Dr. Ryerson's Scheme of Education.
    • Can Upper Canada Emulate the State of New York in Educational Matters?
    • Establishment of the Educational Depository, and its Results.
    • Abstract of Depository Schedule Presented to the Legislature in 1877.
    • Dr. Ryerson a Commissioner on King's College, etc., New Brunswick in 1854.
    • Partial Chronological Sketch of Dr. Ryerson's Educational Work, 1855, etc.
    • Bishop Fraser's Estimate of the U. C. System of Education in 1863.
    • Character of the Important School Legislation of 1871.
    • Review of the School Legislation of 1871.
    • Objections to Improve our School System Answered.
    • Necessity for the Changes in the School Law of Ontario in 1871.
    • Hon. Adam Crooks on the School Inspection Legislation of 1871.
    • Effect of the School Act of 1871 in the County of Haldimand.
    • Effect of the School Law of 1871 in the County of Simcoe (South.)
  • CHAPTER V.
    • A SPECIAL CHAPTER ON THE STATE EDUCATION IN THE "OLDEN TIME" IN UPPER CANADA.
    • Hon. J. Sandfield Macdonald's school days—His Reminiscences of them.
    • Education in the County of Wellington under Dr. Ryerson's Administration.
    • Early School Legislation in 1841, 1843 and 1846.
    • Inferior Qualifications of Teachers and Varied Methods of Teaching.
    • Dr. Ryerson's Test of the Intelligence of a School Section.
    • The Character of the School-house also a Test.
    • School Condition of the County of Wellington in 1847.
    • Great Educational Advance made by the Province of Ontario since 1847.
    • Great Advance also in the Standard of Teaching Ability.
    • State of Education in Upper Canada in 1847-1849.
    • The Old Log School House and Its Belongings.
    • The Pioneer Teachers, and the Trials of "Boarding Round."
    • The Old School House.
    • A School Teacher's Personal Experience in 1865.
    • Reminiscences of Education in the City of Hamilton in 1852.
    • Education in the County of Simcoe, 1852-1872.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • PERSONAL CHAPTER RELATING TO THE REV. DR. RYERSON.
    • The Rev. Dr. Ryerson as a Teacher.
    • The Rev. Dr. Ryerson and His Native County of Norfolk.
    • Closing Official Acts and Utterances of Dr. Ryerson.
    • Reasons for Dr. Ryerson's Retirement as Chief Superintendent of Education.
    • Dr. Ryerson's Letter of Resignation in 1868 and Reply To it.
    • Dr. Ryerson's Letter of Resignation in 1872 and Reply To it.
    • A FEW WORDS, PERSONAL TO THE WRITER OF THIS RETROSPECT.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Transcriber's note:
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