Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Adams, Charles Kendall

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ADAMS, CHARLES KENDALL, an American historian and educator; born at Derby, Vt., Jan. 24, 1835. He became President of Cornell University (1885), of the American Historical Association (1890), of the University of Wisconsisn (1892), and editor-in-chief of “Johnson's Universal Cyclopaedia” (1892). He died July 26, 1902.