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date: 26 November 2020

Barnard, Frederick Augustus Porterlocked

(05 May 1809–27 April 1889)
  • Robert A. McCaughey

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Barnard, Frederick Augustus Porter (05 May 1809–27 April 1889), scientist and university president, was born in Sheffield, Massachusetts, the son of Robert Foster Barnard, an attorney, and Augusta Porter. He attended school at the Saratoga Academy across the state border in New York and then at the Stockbridge Academy, where he was a classmate and friendly rival of ...

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