Muir Central College

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Muir Central College, represented perhaps around 1877

Muir Central College in Allahabad in northern India was a college of higher education founded by William Muir in 1872. It had a separate existence to 1921, when as a result of the Allahabad University Act it was merged into Allahabad University.[1]

The buildings (1872 to 1886) were to a design by William Emerson.[2] Initially the college was affiliated with the University of Calcutta.[3]

Principals[edit]

  • 1872–1885 Augustus Spiller Harrison[4]
  • 1886–1895 Archibald Edward Gough[5]
  • 1895–1906? Georg Thibaut[6][7]
  • James George Jennings
  • 1913 Ernest George Hill[8] (died 1917)
  • 1918–1920 William Arthur Jobson Archbold[9]
  • 1920–1922 Jeremiah Joseph Ernest Durack[10]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ameeta Gupta; Ashish Kumar; Ashish Kumar (Chartered Accountant.) (1 January 2006). Handbook of Universities. Atlantic Publishers & Dist. p. 17. ISBN 978-81-269-0607-9. Retrieved 8 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Jonathan M. Bloom; Sheila Blair (2009). The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art & Architecture. Oxford University Press. p. 57. ISBN 978-0-19-530991-1. Retrieved 8 March 2013. 
  3. ^ B. V. Subbarayappa (2013). Science in India: A Historical Perspective. Rupa Publications. p. 265. ISBN 978-81-291-2096-0. 
  4. ^ "Harrison, Augustus Spiller (HRY843AS)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  5. ^ s:Page:The Indian Biographical Dictionary.djvu/205
  6. ^ The India List and India Office List. Harrison. 1905. p. 58. 
  7. ^ s:The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Thibaut, George Frederick William
  8. ^ 1914-1947. Universities Press. 2003. p. 46. ISBN 978-81-7371-432-0. Retrieved 8 March 2013. 
  9. ^ "Jobson, William Arthur (JB884WA)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  10. ^ "Durack, Jeremiah Joseph Ernest (DRK900JJ)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.