Cut signature of Sir Robert Alexander Falconer. Sir Robert Alexander FALCONER.

Cut signature of Sir Robert Alexander Falconer

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3 x 1-1/2 inch card, autograph on ink. Sir Robert Alexander Falconer, KCMG (was a Canadian academic and bible scholar. In 1907 he became president of the University of Toronto. He sought to maximise the independence of the university, battling unsuccessfully to retain German faculty members in 1914. Nonetheless he was knighted in 1917 for his advocacy of wartime recruitment. Falconer wrote several books on current affairs, including The German Tragedy and its Meaning for Canada (1915), Idealism in National Character (1920) and The United States as a Neighbour (1926). Yale University, Honorary Doctorate (1922) President of the Royal Society of Canada (1931–1932)
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