is some talk in these days of the greater advantages of the small college.
It is easy to see that the question is rather one of small classes and
that the small college with its over-worked professors and poor equipment
can offer little to compare with the fine equipment, high-priced teachers,
and small classes of the greater university."
-- Francis Venable,
President of the University of North Carolina, 1900-1914
Round Wilson, The University of North Carolina, 1900-1930.
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1957, p. 49.
Image source: Kemp Plummer
Battle, History of the University of North Carolina. Volume I: From Its Beginnings to the Death of President Swain, 1789-1868. Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton, 1907, frontispiece. Scanned by Documenting the American South.