The New International Encyclopædia/Arizona, University of

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ARIZONA, University of. An American university situated at Tucson, Ariz. It was established by act of the Legislature in 1885, opened 1891, and had in 1901 buildings and grounds valued at $160,000; a library of 6000 volumes and 10,000 pamphlets; a faculty of 20; and 47 collegiate and 178 sub-collegiate students. It receives $40,000 annually from the United States Government and $15,000 (approximately) from the Territory. There is a full academic course, and a manual training and mining school equipment. President, M. M. Parker, A.M.