MC:F27/1/MS5 Papers Collected by Chapman
Printed Register of Convocation 1868
The register is tab-indexed and contains a few printed and MS fragments.
A notebook used for recording the results of applications to scholarships and demyships. Contains notes on the application process for the Burdett-Coutts scholarship for 1868, 1873, 1874, 1875 and 1878, including applicants from Magdalen, University College and Christ Church. Applicants for Natural Science scholarships to Jesus College in 1868, 1869, 1875 and 1877 are also recorded. From 1869 to 1678, it records the exam results of students of the Natural Science School – including such details as the exam timetable, student names, colleges, practical and theoretical exam results, general notes about individuals, and the subsequent class list for the year.
A record of the applications to the Magdalen College Biological Fellowship 1874, recording that Charles John Francis Yule was elected fellow.
Public Examination results are recorded for the years 1876-77.
The latter half contains a register of examination results for natural sciences demyship applications for the years 1869-1886. This includes a table of the applicants names, ages, schools, mathematical ability, physics, chemistry and anatomy exam results. A final percentage score is then provided for each applicant, and any additional notes about them written beneath the table. The demyship for 1881 is combined with Merton, 1882 is combined with Merton and Jesus and 1884 is combined with Merton and Corpus.
There are also results of the applications for the Brakenbury Natural Sciences scholarship at Balliol College in 1869, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1876, with comments on the applicants physics, chemistry and physiology knowledge
The reverse of the book has some rough notes about osteology, and notes for practical classes, from 1870.
MS class lists for the Second Public Examination in Natural Sciences for 1869
A list of thirteen names and their classes for Michaelmas term 1869.
MS class list for the Second Public Examination in Natural Sciences for 1870
A list of five names and their classes for Trinity term 1870.
Printed Register of Convocation 1878.
118 pages long, some MS notations. Chapman has crossed out ‘Convocation’ in the title and replaced it with ‘Promises and Papers’.
Bound notebook containing MS notes on the Magdalen College Tutorial Board Meetings 1882-92.
Lists the dates of the meeting, those present at each meeting and what was on the agenda.
Botanic Garden Report.
A 9-page printed report on the Botanic Garden for 1883, written by Chapman.
MS Register of Demyship Examinations
A register of examination results for natural sciences demyship applications for the years 1887-1894. Includes a table of the applicants’ names, ages, schools, mathematical ability, physics, chemistry and anatomy exam results. A final percentage score is then provided for each applicant, and any additional notes about them written beneath the table.
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