Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922

James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, was a British writer, historian and statesman. Born in Belfast, he was educated at Glasgow University and later Oxford, he practiced law briefly, but returned to Oxford as a professor of civil law. He served in Parliament for many years, and held several government positions, including Ambassador to the United States. A renowned historian, he was also a productive writer of travel books, law tracts, and political theory. Universally admired and liked, an obituary noted that he seemed to have been everywhere, known everyone, and read everything.

From the description of James Bryce letters and engraved portrait, 1889-1915. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 124067861


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