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l, and down the Mississippi, turning off through Kansas to the eastern branch of the Pacific Railroad, at the terminus of which they were to meet General Sherman with ambulances and an escort for conveyance across the country to the Union Pacific Railroad, returning then by Denver, Utah, and Omaha, and across the State of Iowa to the Mississippi once more.
This journey was of great interest to Agassiz, and its scientific value was heightened by a subsequent stay of nearly two months at Ithaca, N. Y., on his return.
Cornell University was then just opened at Ithaca, and he had accepted an appointment as non-resident professor, with the responsibility of delivering annually a course of lectures on various subjects of natural history.
New efforts in behalf of education always attracted him, and this drew him with an even stronger magnet than usual, involving as it did an untried experiment—the attempt, namely, to combine the artisan with the student, manual labor with intellectual wo
n and economy, 267, 270; discourages glacial work, 267; opposes glacial theory, 268, 344, 345, 347; on works on Fossil and Freshwater fishes, 313-314; on his own works, 315; later views on glacial theory, 315; farewell words to Agassiz, 400.
Humboldt, centennial, 674.
Humboldt. scholarship, 676.
Humboldt, William von, letter concerning his death, from his brother, 253.
Ibicuhy, the, 687.
Indian Reach, 745.
Invertebrates, relations of, 488,490.
Ithaca, N. Y., 672.
Jackson, C. T., 437.
Johnson, P. C., 692, 750.
Kentucky, fishes of, 523.
Kobell, 150, 643.
Koch, the botanist, 72..
Lackawanna cove, 745.
Lake Superior, excursion to, 463; glacial phenomena, 464; local geology, 465; fauna, 465.
Lake Superior, Narrative of, 466.
Lakes in New York, origin of, 663.
Lausanne, Agassiz at the college of, 15.
Lausanne, invitation to, 280.
Lava bed in Albemarle island, 761.