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Surnames: DUN-EVE


DUNCAN, Louis, Ph.D.; sometime President of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, and Associate Professor of Electricity, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.

DUNCAN, P. ; Treasurer of the Transvaal Colony; formerly of the Secretary’s Department, Inland Revenue Office, London.

DUNKIN, Edwin F.R.S., F.R.A.S. ; President, Royal Astronomical Society, 1884-86; formerly Chief Assistant at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich ; author of ‘On the Movement of the Solar System in Space, determined from the Proper Motions of 1167 Stars,’ and other astronomical works.

DUNNING, S. Wright; New York.

DUNNING, William Archibald Ph D Pro-fessor of History, Columbia University, New York; member of the American Historical Association; author of ‘Essays in Reconstruction,’ etc. ; editor of the ‘Political Science Quarterly.’

DURIE, William.

DUTT, Romesh Chunder, C.I.E.; Lecturer in Indian History, Univ. Coll., London; Fellow of the Calcutta Univ.; Divisional Commissioner, 1894 and 1895; author of a series of historical and social novels in Bengali, and a translation of the Rig Veda and other Sanskrit religious works into that language; in English, ‘Civilization in Ancient India,’ ‘Lays of Ancient India,’ ‘Maha-bharata’ and ‘Ramayana,’ in English verse; ‘England and India, 1785-1885’; ‘Famines in India’, and ‘The Economic History of British India.’

DYER, Sir William Turner Thiselton, K.C.W.G., C.I.E., B.Sc., LL.D., Ph.D., F.R.S.; Director, Royal Gardens, Kew; Fellow, University of London, 1887-90; V.P.R.S. 1896-97; joint-author of ‘Flora of Middlesex’; edited English edition of Sachs’ ‘Text-book of Botany,’ ‘Flora Capensis,’ etc.

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EARDLEY-WILMOT, Rear Admiral Sydney M., R.N.; author of ‘ The British Navy, Past and Present,’ ‘The Next Naval War,’ ‘Our Flags : Their Origin, Use, and Traditions,’ ‘The Develop-ment of Navies during the Last Half Century,’ etc.

EASTLAKE, Elizabeth Lady; translated Waagen’s ‘Treasures of Art in Great Britain’; author of ‘Life of John Gibson, R.A., Sculptor,’ ‘Five Great Painters,’ etc.

EATON, Fred. A.; Secretary to the Royal Academy, London; edited Thausing’s ‘Albert Dürer: His Life and Works.’

ECCLES, Dorset; Assistant, British Museum.

EDGEWORTH, FrancisYsidro, M.A., D.C.L.; Professor of Political Economy, Oxford; Fellow of All Souls’ Coll., Oxford; Follow of King’s Coll., London; editor of the ‘Economic Journal’; author of ‘Mathematical Psychics,’ etc.

EDGINGTON, Charles, M.A.; President, Oxford University Speed Skating Club; holder since 1898 of the world’s speed record for the hour (19 in. 848 yds.).

EDWARDS, Miss Amelia Blandford ; Egyptologist and novelist; founded a chair of Egyptology at Oxford; author of ‘Debenham’s Vow,’ ‘A Thousand Miles up the Nile,’ ‘Pharaohs, Fellahs, and Explorers.’

EDWARDS, Edward ; Librarian Of the Monchester Free Library; catologued the library of Queen’s College, Oxford; author of ‘Lives of the Founders of the British Museum,’ ‘Free Town Libraries.’

EDWARDS, William Seymour; Attorney and Counsellor-at-Law U.S.A.; author of ‘Coals and Cokes in West Virginia.’

EGERTON, H. E., M.A; author of ‘A Short History of British Colonial Policy,’ ‘Sir Stamford Raffles,’ ‘Essays on Christ’s Hospital,’ etc.

EGGELING, Professor H. Julius, Ph.D. ; Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology, Edinburgh Univ., from 1875; Sec. and Librarian of Royal Asiatic Soc., 1869-75 ; Professor of Sanskrit at Univ. Coll., London, 1872-75 ; edited ‘Katantra Grammar, with Commentary,’ ‘Vardhamana’s Ganaratnamahodadhi.’

ELIOT, Charles William, LL.D., D.C.L.; Presi-dent of Harvard University; author of ‘American Contributions to Civilization,’ ‘Educational Reform,’ etc.

ELIOT, Whately, M. Inst.C.E.; conducted survey of the coast of New Zealand; late Engineer to Peterhead Harbour Board; Resident Engineer, Eastham section of the Manchester Ship Canal, etc.

ELLES, Maj.-General Sir W. Kidston, K.C.B.; served in the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny, the Hazara Campaign of 1868, Burmese Expedition of 1886-87 ; in command of the Hazara Expedition of 1891.

ELLINGTON, E. B., M. Inst.C.K; Member af the Council M. E. ; Member of the Sociétié des Ingénieurs, Civils de France; Chief Engineer, London and Liverpool Hydraulic Power Companies, etc; inventor of numerous improvements in hydraulic machinery.

ELLIOTT, Daniel Giraud; Fellow of Royal Soc. of Edinburgh ; Curator of Zoology, Field Columbian Museum ; led expedition into the interior of Fast Africa, 1896; and into the Olympic Mountains, 1898 ; author of ‘Synopsis and Classification of the Trochilidae,’ and other works on zoology.

ELLIS, Alexander John, F.R.S. ; author of ‘Essen-tials of Phonetics,’ ‘Early English Pronunciation’; translated Ohm’s ‘Spirit of Mathematical Analysis, and Helmholtz’s ‘ Sensations of Tone.’

ELLIS, Rev. George Edward, D.D.; Professor of Systematic Theology in Harvard Divinity School, 1857-63 ; edited the ‘Christian Register’ and the ‘Christian Examiner’; President of the Massachusetts Hist. Soc., 1887 ; author of ‘A Half-Century of the Unitarian Controversy,’ ‘The Puritan Age and Rule,’ etc.

ELTON, Charles Isaac, Q.C. ; sometime Fellow of Queen’s College, Oxford; M.P. for West Somerset, 1884-85, 1886-92; author of Norway: the Road aud the Fell’ ‘Commons and Waste Lands,’ ‘Origins of English History.’

EMERSON, Rev. George H., D.D.; edited the ‘Christian Leader,’ Boston, Mass. ; author of ‘The Doctrine of Probation.’

ERNST, Gen. Oswald Herbert; Brigadier-General U.S.A.; member of the U.S. Isthmall Canal Commission; Engineer in charge of Western River Improvements, 1878-86, and of Harbour Improvements on Texas Coast, 1886-89; Superintendent U.S., Military Academy, 1893-98; author of ‘Manual of Practical Military Engineering,’ etc.

ESTING, Frank M.; Philadelphia, Pa.

ETHE, C. Hermann, Ph.D., M.A.; Professor of' ‘German and Oriental Languages, Univ. Coll., Aberyst-wyth, from 1875; catalogued Arabic MSS. in the Bodleian Library, Persian MSS. in India Office Library; Examiner for Oxford Univ.

EVANS, Arthur John M.A.,LL.D.,D.Litt., F.R.S.; Fellow of Brasenose Coll., Oxford; Keeper of the Ashmolean Museum, from 1884; made archaeological discoveries in Crete, 1893; excavated the Palace of Knossos; author of ‘Through Bosnia on Foot,’ ‘Cretan Pictographs and Prae-Phoenician Script,’ and other works on archaeology.

EVANS, Hon. Henry Clay ; U,S. Commissioner of Pensions, Washington.

EVERETT, Commander Allan F., R.N.; Signal School, H.M.S. ‘Victory,’ Portsmouth.

EVERETT, Joseph David, M.A., D.C.L., D.Sc., F.R.S.; late Professor of natural Philosophy, Queen’s Coll. Belfast; Assist. to Professor of Mathematics, Glasgrow, 1864-67; author of ‘Centimetre-Gramme-Second System of Units,’ English edition of ‘Deschanel’s Physics,’ ‘Elementary Text-Book of Physics,’ ‘Outlines of Natural Philosophy.’


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