Robert Hebert Quick (September 30, 1831 – 1891) was an English educator and writer on education.
Harrow, London, Quick was educated at Harrow School and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. in 1854 and was ordained the following year. Afterwards he was assistant to Joseph Merriman at [1 ] Cranleigh School; and assistant master at Harrow School, appointed by Henry Montagu Butler, an old friend. [2 ]
Quirk was the first to lecture at Cambridge on the history of education (1879), to the new teachers' training syndicate.
Essays on Educational Reformers (1868; second enlarged edition, 1890)
Quick also wrote on
Friedrich Fröbel, edited John Locke's Some Thoughts Concerning Education (1880), and reprinted with notes Richard Mulcaster's Positions (1888).
Quick's personal library forms what is now the greater part of the
Quick Memorial Library collection at the University of London Research library. Books, pamphlets and periodicals are included, dealing with most aspects of education.
Quick married Bertha, daughter of General Chase Parr. They had a son,
Oliver Chase Quick, and a daughter Dora. [2 ]
References [ edit ]
Life and Memoirs of R. H. Quick (London, 1899)
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Moore, F., eds. (1905). " ". article name needed (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead. New International Encyclopedia C. E. Lindgren, ‘Quick, Robert Hebert (1831–1891)’,
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 20 March 2012
The Quick Memorial Library This article incorporates text from a publication now in the
public domain: Wood, James, ed. (1907). " ". article name needed . London and New York: Frederick Warne. The Nuttall Encyclopædia
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