AN ACT providing for the establishment and maintenance of a Chair of History at Delaware College.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That as soon as practicable after the approval of this Act, the Trustees of Delaware College shall establish and maintain a Department of History, Political Science and Economics, to be known as "State of Delaware, Chair of History." Said Trustees are hereby authorized to purchase books, maps, papers and other material, and to do all other acts and things necessary, for the proper establishment and maintenance of said Chair. The objects and purposes of said Department shall be the teaching of history, political and economical sciences and other allied subjects under the direction and supervision of the Trustees of Delaware College.

Said Trustees shall also provide that a special course on Delaware History and Government shall be taught by "State of Delaware, Chair of History," and every student attending Delaware College shall be required to take such special course. Said Trustees shall further provide that a course of lectures be given annually by not less than four men be chosen by the head of the Department, said lectures to pertain to the subjects taught by the "State of Delaware, Chair of History" and, so far as practicable, said lectures shall be printed and added to the "Library of History."

Section 2. That, for the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this act, the sum of Twenty-five hundred dollars is hereby appropriated annually out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay over to the Treasurer of the Trustees of Delaware College the said sum of Twenty-five hundred dollars in each and every year, said sum to be used exclusively for the purposes of this Act as directed by the said Trustees.

Approved April 6, A. D. 1911.