listory of the Pre-Medical Class
O write the history of the Pre-Medical Class of Emory University
is no small task, for our history is more of a prophetic than of a his¬
When the idea of a new Emory was instilled in tile hearts and
brains of the great men of our church, there were visions of a
great University, a great college of Liberal Arts, a great Law school and last but
not least, a vision of the Souths greatest medical college.
These men, with a far-seeing vision, incorporated the Atlanta Medical College.
This school has for a long time been noted, throughout Georgia and the Southern
States. Thus we have as good clinical advantages as any school in the South.
To make this college even greater, a higher curriculum was adopted and the
Pre-Medieal department was moved to Oxford.
We have made a good beginning, although our number is not very large, but
what we lack in numbers is more than offset by our class spirit.
We were not allowed to get out independent teams in athletics but some of our
men wrought well on the gridiron and basketball court for the Freshmen. From the
past records of some of our members, we believe that Old Emory will find some
stars both in basketball and track, during the coming spring.
Our existence has not been altogether a dream during this year for we have
been delving 'mongst the wonders of life in Zoo.; learning to distinguish between
HaO and H-SOi; striving to get the right French accent; discovering that two men
named Boyle and Charles once lived and thrived; and also learning the law of fall¬
We, the first Pre-Medical class believe with Voltaire that "Nothing is more
estimable than a physician who, having studied nature from his youth, knows the
properties of the human body, the diseases which assail it, the remedies which will
benefit it. exercises his art with caution, and pays equal attention to the rich and
Valter P. Stevens, Historian.