ABBE, Prof. Cleveland, A.M., Ph.D., LL.D.; Meteorologist, U.S. Weather Bureau; author of Atmospheric Radiation, etc.; editor of Monthly Weather Review; Lecturer on Meteorology, Johns Hopkins University.
ABBOTT, Rev. Edwin Abbott, D.D.; Fellow of St. Johns, Cambridge ; Headmaster of City of London School, 1865-89; Hulsean Lecturer, Cambridge, 1876; Select Preacher, Oxford, 1877; author of Cambridge Sermons, Shakespearean Grammar, Latin Prose through English Idiom ; part-author of The Common Tradition of the Synoptic Gospels.
ABBOTT, Col. Henry Larcom, LL.D.; American military engineer; made a survey of the Pacific Railroad and of the Mississippi Delta; took part in the Civil War; served on the Eclipse Expedition to Sicily, 1870 ; author of works on fortifications, river and harbour improvements, and siegeartillery.
ABBOTT, Rev. Lyman D.D ; editor of The Outlook, New York; jointed-editor of The Christian Union, New York ; pastor of Plymouth Church, Brooklyn; author of Christianity and Social Problems, Life of Christ, Theology of an Evolutionist, Life and Epistles of St. Paul.
ABBOTT W. G.; Hartford, Connecticut.
ABEL Sir Frederick Augustus, Bart., K.C.B., D.C.L., D.Sc., F.R.S. ; Hon. Sec. and Director, Imperial Institute ; Professor of Chemistry, Royal Military Academy, 1851-55; Chemist to War Department, 1854-88; President of Special Committee on Explosives, 1888-91 ; Past President of British Association.
ABNEY, Sir William de Wiveleslie, K.C.B., D.Sc., D.C.L., F.R.S.; Principal Assist.-Sec., Board of Education, South Kensington, from 1899; President, Royal Astronomical Society, 1893-95 ; President, Physical Society, 1895-97; author of Instruction in Photography, Treatise on Photography, Colour Vision, Colour-Measurement and Mixture.
ACTON, Roger; journalist on, Illustrated London News Daily News, etc. ; collaborator with Edmund Ollier in History of the United States ; author of Our Colonial Empire; translated The Transvaal Boer speaking for himself.
ADAM, James, M.A., LL.D.; Fellow and Lecturer of Emmanuel College, Cambridge; author of The Number of Plato, The Educational Value of Classics; and editions of Platos works.
ADAMS, B. B., joint-editor of the Railroad Gazette, New York.
ADAMS, Charles Kendall, A.M., LL.D. ; Professor of History, University of Michigan, 1867-85 ; President of Cornell University, 1885-92 ; author of Democracy and Monarchy in France; editor of Johnsons Universal Cyclopaedia, 1895-97.
ADAMSON, Robert, M.A., LL.D.; Professor of Logic and Rhetoric, Glasgow University, from 1895; formerly Professor of Logic and Mental Philosophy, Owens College, Manchester; author of Works on Bacon, Kant, and Fichte.
AFFLECK, J. O., M.D., F.R.C.S. ; Senior Assistant Physician, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary; Lecturer the Practice of Medical Surgery, Edinburgh.
AGLEN, Ven. Anthony Stocker, M.A., D.D. ;Archdeacon of St. Andrews ; Canon of Perth from 1890; contributed to Bishop Ellicotts Commentary or the Old Testament.
AIRD, D. A.; editor of Forge and Lathe.
AIRY, Osmund, M.A., LL.D. ; H.M. Inspector of schools from 1876; Assistant Master, Wellington College, 1868-76 ; author of Treatise on Geometrical Optics; contributor to Dictionary of National Biography, and Epochs of Modern History ; has edited papers for the Camden Society.
AIRY, Wilfrid, B.A., M. Inst.C.E.; Examiner of Inspectors of Weights and Measures, Board of Trade; author of Levelling and Geodesy, 'Weighing Machines, etc.
AKERS, C. E.; author of Argentine, Patagonian, and Chilian Sketches, etc.
ALCOCK, Charles William; Secretary of the Surrey County Cricket Club from 1872; Hon. Sec. of the Football Association, 1867-90; author of Football our Winter Game; editor of Football Annual, Cricketers Annual (Lillywhites), etc.
ALCOCK, Sir Rutherford, K.C.B.; consul at Foochow, 1844, at Shanghai, 1846; consul-general in Japan, 1858, and minister plenipotentiary, 1859 ; minister at Pekin, 1865-71 ; author of The Capital of the Tycoon.
ALEXANDER, Gen. Edward Porter; General of Ordnance; later Brigadier-General of Artillery and Chief of Artillery in Gen. Longstreets Corps, Confederate Army.
ALEXANDER, Patrick Proctor, M.A.; edited Alexander Smiths Lost Leaves; author of Mill and Carlyle, Moral Causation.
ALEXANDER, W. D., Honolulu; author of A Brief History of the Hawaiian People.
ALEXANDER, Rev. W. Lindsay, D.D., LL.D., F.R.S.E. ; Classical Tutor, Lancashire College, 1828; Pastor of Independent Chapel, N. College Street, Edinburgh ; one of the Old Testament revisers ; author of Moral Philosophy.
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