MIT Entrance Examination, 1869-70: Exhibits: : Institute Archives & Special Collections: MIT
This is pretty cool and fairly tough. These are scans of the test questions and are not for the faint of brain.
If you are homeschooling it is a glimpse into what was important to people then and that is important to know. It is a way to think about how you might want to test your own children and see what is important to you.
I wonder if the tests actually got them the poeple they were looking fo or someone else. These tests are there to exclude people. But were they the right ones to exclude?