Alfred Cooper Woolner
January 7, 1936
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Alfred Cooper Woolner (May 1878 - 7 January 1936) was a noted Sanskrit scholar and professor as well as the Vice Chancellor of the University of the Punjab in Lahore.
Punjab University [ edit ]
Woolner served as honorary
librarian of the University from 1902 to 1928. He was made principal and  registrar in 1903. From 1928 till 1936 he served as Vice Chancellor. 
Memorials [ edit ]
Punjab University Library's collection of over 8,500 Ancient Sanskrit and Hindi manuscripts is named in his honour. Also the only remaining intact statue (from the  British Raj colonial era) in Lahore is that of Dr. Woolner which stands in front of the Pharmacy Department of Punjab University. 
Dr. Woolner died in Lahore and is buried in the city's
Gora Kabristan on Jail Road.
References [ edit ]
^ Panjab University Library, Chandigarh, INDIA: Staff Archived February 16, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
^ University of the Punjab - Introduction Archived February 13, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
^ Library Collections
^ Encore, NOS, The News International Archived February 6, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
^ Course :: Department Of Studies In Jainology And Prakrits
^ Alfred C. Woolner (1999). . Motilal Banarsidass Publ. Introduction to Prakrit ISBN 81-208-0189-X.