Barnard, Frederick Augustus Porter, Std, Lld, Lhd
Barnard, Frederick Augustus Porter, S.T.D., LL.D., L.H.D.
an Episcopalian educator, was born in Sheffield, Massachusetts, May 5, 1809. Graduating from Yale College in 1828, he became tutor there in 1830; a teacher in asylums for the deaf and dumb, 1831-37; professor in the University of Alabama, 1837-54; professor in the University of Mississippi, 1854-56; president of the same, 1856-58; chancellor, 1858-61. He was in charge of the chart printing of the U.S. Coast Survey, 1863-64. In May 1864, he became president of Columbia College, which position he held until his death, April 27, 1889. He belonged to many scientific societies. and published many technical and educational works. See Appletons' Cyclop. of Amer. Biography.