Date Published: 1877
Binding: No binding
Autograph signed letter. One page, 8 x 5 inches, dated Columbia College, President's Room, May 10, 1877 introducing Reverend George W. Douglas to Professor Burgess.
John William Burgess was a pioneering American political scientist. He spent most of his career at Columbia University and is regarded as having been "the most influential political scientist of the period. Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard was deaf and an educator in science and mathematics who taught at the University of Alabama from 1837-1854. He later served as president of the University of Mississippi and Columbia College (now Columbia University), and Barnard College, for women, established immediately after his death, was named in his honour. Barnard advocated for equal educational opportunities for men and women.