The New Student's Reference Work/Adams, Charles Kendall

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Ad′ams, Charles Kendall, LL.D., president of the University of Wisconsin, was born at Derby, Vermont, Jan. 24, 1835, and educated at the University of Michigan. He also studied in Germany, France and Italy. From 1867 to 1885 was professor of history in the University of Michigan, and from the latter year until 1892 was president of Cornell University. In 1892 he was elected president of the University of Wisconsin. He was the author, among other writings, of Democracy and Monarchy in France; of a Manual of Historical Literature; and of a monograph on Christopher Columbus. From 1892 to 1895 he acted as editor-in-chief of Johnson's Universal Cyclopaedia. He died July 25, 1902.