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Prof. David 
Duncan
1839 - 1923


Prof. David 
Duncan
, Educ. Ediinburgh, Aberdeen and Berlin. Judge, Bombay High Court 1900-13. Author: Spencer, Herbert. Life and Letters of Herbert Spencer. Edited by David Duncan. 2 volumes. London: Methuen, 1908. Poss. Honorary Graduates of The University of Edinburgh 1896 Doctor of Laws David Duncan MA, DSc --------------- India Office Records Catalogue Ref. IOR Creator(s): Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India, 1784-1858 Burma Office, 1937-1948 East India Company, 1600-1858 India Office, 1858-1947 [Access Conditions] Open to public access except for recent personal files, and a very small number of subject files India Office Records: Public & Judicial Department [Access Conditions] Open Public and Judicial Departmental Papers: Annual Files - ref. IOR/L/PJ/6 FILE - Judicial and Public Annual Files 1191-1260 - ref. IOR/L/PJ/6/21 - date: 1880 item: Letter from Prof D Duncan, Presidency College, Madras: regarding appointment of a junior member of the Covenanted Civil Service to the Directorship of Public Instruction - ref. IOR/L/PJ/6/21, File 1220 - date: 3 Sep 1880 Sir M E Grant Duff, Governor of Madras 1881-86: 'Questions and Answers' relating to his administration of Madras, apparently prepared in anticipation of his return; with supporting documents FILE [no title] - ref. Mss Eur F234/82 - date: 1885-86 hit[from Scope and Content] (7) Education; three memoranda by David Duncan (Principal, Presidency College, and Acting Director of Public Instruction, Madras) Entries in: Dictionary of Indian Biography. By C.E. Buckland. London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1906. Who Was Who in British India. By John F. Riddick. Westport, CT:Greenwood Press, 1998. Poss.. Allibone's Critical Dictionary of English Literature: A Supplement. British and American authors. Two volumes. By John Foster Kirk. Philadelphia:J.B. Lippincott, 1891. [Alli SUP] Biography Index. A cumulative index to biographical material in books and magazines. Volume 15: September, 1986-August, 1988. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1988. [BioIn 15] Who Was Who among English and European Authors, 1931-1949. Based on entries which first appeared in The Author's and Writer's Who's Who and Reference Guide, originally compiled by Edward Martell and L.G. Pine, and in Who's Who among Living Authors of Older Nations, originally compiled by Alberta Lawrence. Three volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1978. Source: Who Was Who Publisher: A&C Black Category: Biography Date of publication: January 2006 DUNCAN, David (1839-1923) Details: DUNCAN, David, MA, DSc, LLD; born 5 November 1839; son of David Duncan, Aberdeen; married Janet, daughter of Rev. Joseph Morison, Millseat, Aberdeenshire; two sons one daughter. Education: Grammar School, Aberdeen; University of Edinburgh, University of Aberdeen, and University of Berlin. Work: Private secretary to Mr Herbert Spencer, 1867-1870; entered Madras Educational Service, 1870, as Professor of Logic and Moral Philosophy in the Presidency College; Registrar of the Madras University, 1875-1879 and 1881-1886; Fellow of the University, 1877; Principal and Professor, Presidency College, 1884; Member of the University Syndicate; Director of Public Instruction and Commissioner for Government Examinations, 1892; Member of the Legislative Council, 1894; Vice-Chancellor of the University, 1899; retired from the service, 1899. One of the trustees of the Herbert Spencer Trust. Publications: compiled, under the direction of Mr Herbert Spencer, the four volumes of Descriptive Sociology dealing with uncivilized races; author of The Life and Letters of Herbert Spencer. Recreations: tennis, golf, cycling. Address: 14 Rubislaw Den North, Aberdeen. Clubs: Athenµum. Died: 18 May 1923

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Died: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Sotland 18th May 1923 Buried:
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Prof. David 
Duncan
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Morison
) 1839 - 1923
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David 
Duncan
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Janet 
Morison
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Duncan
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Duncan
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Janet 
Morison
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Duncan
) + 1925
5th Nov 1839Born
1899
Prof. David 
Duncan
(
Morison
) 1839 - 1923 inherited the title
Madras University
  (Vice Chancellor)
18th May 1923Died Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Sotland
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