Whence we Hail.

A glance at the college catalogue shows the great cosmopolitanism of Harvard. Hardly a state of the Union is not represented, and many foreign countries send students. England, France, India, Turkey, Cuba, New Brunswick, Switzerland and Belgium have at least one representative each. The following table gives the residences of students by States: -

1885-6.

Sen. Jun. Soph. Fresh. Sp.

Mass. 131 133 132 149 46

N. Y. 34 33 33 39 11

Penn. 9 14 13 7 5

Ill. 4 7 3 11 5

Ohio. 8 6 6 7 2

Cal. 7 5 4 7 1

N. H. 5 3 5 4 1

N. J. 4 0 8 2 1

Other States 29 33 22 31 26

F. Countries 1 2 6 1 2

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232 236 232 258 110

A comparison of last year's table as published in a former CRIMSON may be of interest.

1884-5.

Sen. Jun. Soph. Fresh. Sp.

Mass. 100 137 140 148 18

N. Y. 27 35 40 31 16

Penn. 7 6 13 17 7

Ill. 8 5 8 6 3

Ohio. 5 7 7 9 2

Cal. 5 7 8 5 1

N. H. 5 5 6 4 0

N. J. 4 6 0 8 1

Other States 28 26 30 23 22

F. Countries 2 0 4 4 0

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191 234 256 255 70

Massachusetts sends by far the largest number of students, more than half the number in the academical department. The eight states which send the largest number are Massachusetts, 591; New York, 150; Pennsylvania, 48; Illinois, 30; Ohio, 29; California, 24; New Hampshire, 18; New Jersey, 15. The relative rank of these States was the same last year when they sent respectively, 543, 149, 40, 30, 30, 26, 20 and 19 students.