Schurman, Jacob Gould, 1854-1942

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Dates:
Birth 1854-05-02
Death 1942-08-12

Biographical notes:

Jacob Gould Schurman was born May 22, 1854 on Prince Edward Island. He was Professor of Philosophy at Acadia College and Dalhousie College; Cornell University's Sage Professor of Philosophy, 1886-92, and President, 1892-1920; President of the first U.S. Philippine Commission, 1899; U.S. Minister to Greece and Montenegro during the Balkan Wars; and was a diplomat involved with foreign policy making in China, the Far East, and Germany.

From the description of Jacob Gould Schurman papers, 1867-1942, [1986]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63939155

Epithet: American diplomatist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000618.0x0002ec

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Subjects:

  • Religion
  • Ambassadors
  • Education
  • Diplomats
  • International relations

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Places:

  • Diplomatic and consular service, American (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • balkan Peninsula (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • Montenegro (as recorded)
  • Greece (as recorded)