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Anderson, Matthew

C. James Trotman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Organization and Management of Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1402 words.

Anderson, Matthew (25 January 1845–11 January 1928), Presbyterian pastor, educator, and social reformer, was born in Greencastle, Pennsylvania, the son of Timothy Anderson and Mary Croog....

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Annan, Noel Gilroy, Baron Annan (1916–2000), historian and academic administrator

David Cannadine.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Education; History. 3580 words.

Annan, Noel Gilroy, Baron Annan (1916–2000), historian and academic administrator, was born on 25 December 1916 (hence his first name) at 64 Gloucester Terrace, London, the younger of the...

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Armstrong, Edward (1846–1928), historian and college administrator

Benjamin G. Kohl.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Education; History. 1609 words.

Armstrong, Edward (1846–1928), historian and college administrator, was born at Tidenham vicarage, Gloucestershire, on 3 March 1846, the second son of John Armstrong DD (1813–1856) and his...

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Barnwell, Robert Woodward

Leonard Schlup.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Civil War and Reconstruction US History; Organization and Management of Education. 1245 words.

Barnwell, Robert Woodward (10 August 1801–25 November 1882), educator, congressman, and U.S. and Confederate senator, was born at Beaufort, South Carolina, the son of Robert Gibbes...

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Barrett, Janie Porter

Cynthia Neverdon-Morton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Organization and Management of Education. 1033 words.

Barrett, Janie Porter (09 August 1865–27 August 1948), educator and social welfare advocate, was born in Athens, Georgia, the daughter of Julia Porter. Various biographical accounts...

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Benton, Thomas Hart, Jr.

Kathleen S. Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Organization and Management of Education; World History. 885 words.

Benton, Thomas Hart, Jr. (05 September 1816–10 April 1879), frontier educator and legislator, was born in Williamson County, Tennessee, the son of Samuel Benton, a congressman. His mother’s...

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Blanchard, Jonathan

Richard S. Taylor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Organization and Management of Education. 1142 words.

Blanchard, Jonathan (19 January 1811–14 May 1892), educator and social reformer, was born in the township of Rockingham, Vermont, the son of Jonathan Blanchard, Sr., a farmer, and Polly...

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Bliss, Tasker Howard

Edward A. Goedeken.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1643 words.

Bliss, Tasker Howard (31 December 1853–09 November 1930), soldier, scholar, and diplomat, was born in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, the son of George Ripley Bliss, a Baptist clergyman and...

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Brewster, Kingman, Jr.

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1331 words.

Brewster, Kingman, Jr. (17 June 1919–08 November 1988), university president and diplomat, was born in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, the son of Kingman Brewster, Sr., a lawyer, and Florence...

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Buck, Paul Herman

David W. Blight.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Education; History. 1009 words.

Buck, Paul Herman (25 August 1899–23 December 1978), historian and university administrator, was born in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Henry John Buck and Adele Kreppelt. Buck took his A.B. in...

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