DECEMBER, 1935-JANUARY, 1»3«
St. Agnes Hospital has recently received for its
endowment a bequest of $500 from the late Miss
Eliza Pool of Ealeigh, who for many years had
shown a great interest in its work.
Tlie endowment fund of the College has been
increased by the receipt of $400 from the esta.te
of the late Miss Anne Wilson of Toledo, Ohia
An additional sum is expected when the estate is
Such legacies are of the greatest value to the
Institution, as one of the greatest needs of the
College is an adequate endowment. Without it
the maintenance and progress of the work is al
ways uncertain. Why not make now a gi t to
our endowment or provide for it in your will.
Since the appearance of the la^t issue of the
Record, 240 volumes have been added to the
library collection. Books in all fields are repre
sented, but especial emphasis has been placed on
material in Education and Sociology. Also, a
goodly number of recent books of general reader
interest are included, among which fiction, biog
raphy and drama may be found. Back issues of
important periodicals have also been bound, wit
files in some cases extending over the past ten
Anotlier project now in progress concerns the
State Union Catalogue of Negro Books, m the
preparation of which the co-operation of all
libraries in the state has been asked. This cata
log is to be located at the University of North
Carolina library at Chapel Hill, and lis purpose is
to assemble in one place a record of all books relat
ing to the Negro, together with the libraries in
North Carolina from which they may be procured
The catalog will be especially useful
workers and students in that they may thus locate
all available books on any given topic pertaining
to the Negro, and know where m the state
secure this material.
The library at St. Augustine’s has a remarkably
good collection of Negro material
upon the completion of the catalog to find ou
service in this field extended even further than
On the First Sunday after Epiphany members
of the Choral Club under the direction of Prof.
L. T. Caldwell journeyed to Durham, N. C., and
aided in the Epiphany “Feast of Lights” service
at St. Titus’ Church. The church is being well
served by Rev. Othello D. Stanley, ’27.
Dr. Wallace A. Battle, field secretary of the
American Church Institute for Negroes, made a
short visit to us early in December. He promised
to return soon for a longer stay.
A comprehensive physical education program
which aims to reach every student in the college
with some form of healthful game or exercise, is
being conducted by members of the athletic and
physical education staff. Basketball, archery,
field hockey and boxing are some of the activities
which have engaged a large number of students.
In intercollegiate competition the varsity bas
ketball team has this record to date:
St. Augustine’s, 20; Fayetteville Normal, 21.
St. Augustine’s, 35; Johnson C. Smith, 32.
St. Augustine’s, 24; Fayetteville Normal, 19.
St. Augustine’s, 23; Shaw, 22.
St. Augustine’s, 22; St. Paul, 20.
Students and stall members have through their
chapel offerings contributed to the American
Church Institute, the North Carolina-Virginia
Inter-racial Commission, relief work in Ethiopia,
and local Christmas giving to the needy.
Claude Nelson, an official of the national Y. M.
C. A., who has spent many years in Europe, and
who was with the Sherwood Eddy Seminar in
Russia last year, visited St. Augustine’s recently.
He spoke to several classes and groups, and showed
moving pictures of Russia, accompanying them
with an illuminating lecture. Afterwards, he an
swered many questions, especially about the sit
uation of the Church under the Soviet govern
Through the generosity of the General Educa
tion Board, substantial additions to the equipment
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