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    Aird, Thomas (male) 08/28/1802 - 04/25/1876 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Poet, essayist, and journalist; edited Edinburgh Weekly Journal; wrote The Old Batchelor in the Scottish Village (1845), Poetical Works (1848); contributed to Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine. See Boase I: 34, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Alexander, William Lindsay (male) 08/24/1808 - 12/20/1884 Scottish University of Edinburgh; St. Andrews University

    Minister of Newington; pastor of Augustine Church, Edinburgh; wrote articles in Encyclopedia Britannica. See Boase I: 45, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Alison, Archibald (male) 12/29/1792 - 05/23/1867 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Historian and lawyer; wrote at least 50 articles for Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine; noted high Tory, opposed to Parliamentary reform; wrote History of Europe during the French Revolution (1833-1842); attacked Malthus. See Boase I: 47, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Anderson, John (male) 05/23/1805 - 03/25/1855 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    The "Rev. Dr. Anderson" cited in the Calcutta Review is likely the scholarly Church of Scotland missionary John Anderson who was based in Madras; he published the Native Herald, started schools, and wrote. See Boase I: 63, ODNB.

    Angus, Joseph (male) 01/16/1816 - 08/28/1902 English University of Edinburgh; King's College, London

    Baptist divine; wrote on Egyptian history and biblical subjects.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Aytoun, William Edmonstoune (male) 06/21/1813 - 08/04/1865 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Poet, professor of rhetoric at Edin. University; solicitor; contributed to Blackwood's Magazine from 1836 to 1865; wrote Firmilian (a poetic parody) in 1854, Norman Sinclair (a novel) in 1861. See Boase I: 115-6, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Badham, Charles (male) 04/17/1780 - 11/10/1845 English University of Edinburgh; Pembroke College, Oxford

    Professor of Medicine in the University of Glasgow; classical scholar; travelled extensively; translated Juvenal. See ODNB.

    Barlow, Henry Clark (male) 05/12/1806 - 11/08/1876 English University of Edinburgh

    Dantologist; spent several years in Italy; wrote Francesca da Rimini her lament and vindication (1859) and other works. See Boase I: 167-8, ODNB.

    Baynes, Thomas Spencer (male) 03/24/1823 - 05/31/1887 English University of Edinburgh

    Philosopher and journalist; assistant editor of the Daily News; Professor of Logic and English Literature at St Andrews University; contributed to Edinburgh Review and Fraser's Magazine; superintended  ninth edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica.

    Beattie, William (male) 02/23/1793 - 03/17/1875 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Physician to the Duke of Clarence; foreign secretary to British Archeological Society; travelled in France, Italy, Germany; wrote Journal of a Residence in Germany (1821), The Danube (1844), Life of Thomas Campbell (1848), other works. See Boase I: 211, ODNB.

    Bell, Henry Glassford (male) 11/08/1803 - 01/07/1874 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Writer, editor, and advocate; wrote review articles and poems; started the Edinburgh Literary Journal; published Summer and Winter Hours (1831) and My Old Portfolio (1832); president of Glasgow Athenaeum. See Boase I: 227-8, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bell, Jonathan Anderson (male) 1809 - 02/28/1865 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Architect; secretary to the Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland; wrote Poems (privately printed, 1865). See Boase I: 229-30, ODNB.

    Birdwood, George Christopher Molesworth (male) 12/08/1832 - 06/28/1917 unknown University of Edinburgh

    Anglo-Indian official, naturalist, and writer; returned to England in 1868 and worked in India Office. Known to have contributed to the Athenaeum.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Blackie, John Stuart (male) 07/28/1809 - 03/02/1895 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Professor of Greek at Edin. Univ.; wrote for Blackwood's Magazine and Foreign Quarterly Review; translated Goethe's Faust and dramas of Aeschylus; author of Lays and Legends of Ancient Greece and many other books. See Boase IV: 415-416, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Blackwood, John (male) 12/07/1818 - 10/29/1879 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Publisher; managed London branch of Blackwood 1840-45, headed firm from 1852; editor of Blackwood's Magazine from 1845 to death. See Boase I: 300, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Brewster, Sir David (male) 12/10/1781 - 02/10/1868 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Scientist; founded Scottish Society of Arts; principal of Univ. of St. Andrews; invented lens for lighthouses, kaleidoscope; wrote Treatise on the Microscope (1837), Lives of Galileo, Tycho Brahe, and Kepler (1841), other works. See Boase I: 394, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Brougham, Henry Peter (male) 09/19/1778 - 05/07/1868 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Statesman and author; one of the founders of the Edinburgh Review; barrister and M.P.; Lord Chancellor 1830-1834. See Boase I: 426, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Brown, Robert (male) 1842 - 1895 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Arctic explorer and geographer; lectured on geology and botany;
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Brydson, Rev. Thomas (male) 1804 - 01/28/1855 Scottish University of Edinburgh; University of Glasgow

    Minister and poet; wrote Poems (1829), Pictures of the Past (1832); contributed to Edinburgh Literary Journal. See Boase I: 456-7, ODNB.

    Carlyle, John Aitken (male) 07/07/1801 - 12/15/1879 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Physician and scholar; published Dante's Divine Comedy (1849); edited Irving's History of Scottish Poetry (1861). See Boase I: 549, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

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