Robert Caldwell (academic)

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Robert Townley Caldwell was the Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge from 1906 to 1914.

Biography[edit]

Born in Barbados on 16 March 1843, he was educated at St John's College, Winnipeg,[1] King's College London and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. as 10th wrangler in 1865.[2] Elected a Fellow of Corpus Christi in 1865, he spent the rest of his working life there serving as a Mathematical Lecturer, Bursar and finally Master[3] until his death on 8 September 1914.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 9780199540877
  2. ^ "Caldwell, Robert Townley (CLDL861RT)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ ”The College of Corpus Christi and of the Blessed Virgin Mary A History from 1822 to 1952” Bury, JPT Cambridge CUP, 1952
  4. ^ Death Of The Master Of Corpus. Business Head And Reformer. The Times Wednesday, Sep 09, 1914; pg. 11; Issue 40630; col D
Academic offices
Preceded by
Edward Henry Perowne
Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
1906–1914
Succeeded by
Edmund Courtenay Pearce