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Abraham, Roy Clive

Philip J. Jaggar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Education. 928 words.

Abraham, Roy Clive (1890–1963), scholar of African languages and colonial administrator, was born on 16 December 1890 in Melbourne, Australia. From a Jewish background, he studied at...

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Antonius, George Habib

Michael T. Thornhill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Education; History. 1649 words.

Antonius, George Habib (1891–1942), colonial official, historian, and political activist, was born on 19 October 1891 in Dair al-Qamar, a small town in the Lebanese mountains, the third of...

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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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Bayley, Sir Edward Clive

Stanley Lane-Poole.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 732 words.

Bayley, Sir Edward Clive (1821–1884), administrator in India and antiquary, son of Edward Clive Bayley, of the Bayleys of Hope Hall, Eccles, Lancashire, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of...

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Bell, Sir Charles Alfred

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Education. 1100 words.

Bell, Sir Charles Alfred (1870–1945), administrator in India and Tibetologist, was born in Fort William, Calcutta, on 31 October 1870, the third son of Henry Bell, of the Indian Civil...

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Bethune, John Elliot Drinkwater

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Education. 863 words.

Bethune, John Elliot Drinkwater (1801–1851), administrator in India and educationist, elder son of Lieutenant-Colonel John Drinkwater, later Drinkwater Bethune (1762–1844), and his wife,...

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Breeks, James Wilkinson

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 611 words.

Breeks, James Wilkinson (1830–1872), administrator in India and anthropologist, was born at Warcop, near Brough, Westmorland, on 5 March 1830, the son of Richard and Elizabeth Breeks. He...

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British Association for the Advancement of Science

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Education.

This peripatetic body, founded in 1831, has been important in promoting public awareness of science. The Royal Society was London‐based and like a gentleman's club; the Royal Institution...

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Butler, Sir Montagu Sherard Dawes

Sydney C. Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 840 words.

Butler, Sir Montagu Sherard Dawes (1873–1952), administrator in India and college head, born at Julian Hill, Harrow, on 19 May 1873, was the third son of Spencer Perceval Butler, barrister,...

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Caine, Sir Sydney

Patricia M. Pugh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Organization and Management of Education. 1502 words.

Caine, Sir Sydney (1902–1991), colonial official and university administrator, was born on 27 June 1902 at 58 Gresham Road, Hendon, London, the son of Harry Edward Caine, railway clerk, and...

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