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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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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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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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Cook, Vivian E. J.

Sterling Stuckey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education. 1251 words.

Cook, Vivian E. J. (06 October 1889–28 July 1977), educator, was born Vivian Elma Johnson in Colliersville, Tennessee, the daughter of Spencer Johnson, a farmer, and Caroline Alley, a...

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Crewdson, Gertrude Gwendolen Bevan

Barbara E. Megson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Organization and Management of Education. 737 words.

Crewdson, Gertrude Gwendolen Bevan (1872–1913), college administrator and benefactor, was born on 28 March 1872, in Manchester, the second daughter among the four children of William...

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Foster, William Hendrick

Larry Lester.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 994 words.

Foster, William Hendrick (12 June 1904–16 September 1978), African-American baseball player and college dean, was born in Calvert, Texas, the son of Andrew Foster, Sr., a United Methodist...

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Fox, Dixon Ryan

Wendell Tripp.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1247 words.

Fox, Dixon Ryan (07 December 1887–30 January 1945), historian and college president, was born in Potsdam, New York, the son of James Sylvester Fox, a seller of Vermont marble, and Julia...

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Hill, Rosamond Davenport

Deborah Sara Gorham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Organization and Management of Education. 1562 words.

Hill, Rosamond Davenport (1825–1902), social reformer and educational administrator, born in Chelsea on 4 August 1825, was the eldest of the three daughters of Matthew Davenport Hill...

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Holland, Annie Welthy Daughtry

Debi Hamlin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1243 words.

Holland, Annie Welthy Daughtry (1871–06 January 1934), educator and promoter of public education for blacks, was born in Isle of Wight County, Virginia, on land adjacent to the Welthy (also...

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Little, Clarence Cook

Karen Rader.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural world, Country Life, and Pets; Organization and Management of Education; Genetics and Genomics; Science and Mathematics. 2204 words.

Little, Clarence Cook (06 October 1888–22 December 1971), scientist and educator, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the son of James Lovell Little, a Boston merchant, and Mary Robbins...

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