Anecdotes: Scholars, Educators & Academics

Interesting, amusing, or biographical incidents about scholars, educators, and academics.
Charles Townsend Copeland

For many years Copeland used a couple of...

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John Erskine

Erskine was once asked if he found it...

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William Paton Ker

Visiting a natural history museum, Ker and a...

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William Archibald Spooner

The Rev. W.A. Spooner was reputed to have had...

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Andrew Dickson White

A stickler for academic excellence, White...

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