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Andrew Dickson White (1832–1918)

White, Andrew Dickson. An American scholar and diplomat, former minister to Berlin; born at Homer, NY, Nov. 7, 1832; died in 1918. He was the first president of Cornell (1867–85), and U.S. ambassador to Germany (1897–1902). He wrote: ‘Outlines of Lectures on Mediæval and Modern History’ (1861–72); ‘The Plan of Organization for Cornell University’ (1868); ‘The New Education’ (1868); ‘Report on Co-education of the Sexes’ (1871); and his great work, ‘The Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom’ (new ed. much enlarged, 2 vols., 1895); and an ‘Autobiography’ (1905). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).