Visit, British Educational Mission

Visit, British Educational Mission

Visit, British Educational Mission
1919 1
III: Events
In autumn 1919, the British Educational Mission to the United States visited the University of Chicago to examine ways to create closer ties between British and American educational institutions. British delegation members included: Dr. Arthur Everett Shipley, vice-chancellor, Cambridge University; Sir Henry Miers, vice-chancellor, University of Manchester; Reverend Edward Mewburn Walker, librarian of Queen’s College, Oxford University; Sir Dr. John Joly, Trinity College, Dublin; Caroline Spurgeon, Bedford College, University of London; and, Rose Sidgwick, University of Birmingham. American representatives were: Elihu Root, chairman; Donald J. Cowling, president of Carleton College; University of Chicago members, James Rowland Angell, Ernest DeWitt Burton, Richard G. Moulton, Thomas C. Chamberlin, W. G. Hale, and Marion Talbot. At the table, from right: Sir Henry Miers, James Rowland Angell, Arthur E. Shipley (standing), Sir Henry Jones, Shailer Mathews, Reverend Edward M. Walker, Paul Shorey, Rose Sidgwick, Ernest DeWitt Burton, W. A. Payne, Albion Woodbury Small, Robert R. Bensley, Charles Hubbard Judd, James H. Breasted, Caroline Spurgeon, Rollin D. Salisbury, and John J. Joly (seated at the corner of the table.)
Angell, James Rowland, 1869-1949 | Breasted, James Henry, 1865-1935 | Burton, Ernest DeWitt, 1856-1925 | Shipley, Arthur Everett, 1861-1927 | Spurgeon, Caroline Frances Eleanor, 1869-1942 | Walker, Edward Mewburn, born 1858
Photographic prints; 24.8 x 20.7 cm
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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