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GOUGH, Ruby L. HOLLOWAY, Robert Edwards Robert Edwards Holloway : Newfoundland Educator, Scientist, and Photographer, 1874-1904. First Edition in dustjacket.
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 2005, ISBN:0773528520 2005 0773528520 / 9780773528529
GOUGH, Ruby L. Robert Edwards Holloway : Newfoundland Educator, Scientist, and Photographer, 1874-1904. Montreal & Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, (2005). First Edition. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xvii,(1),-274,(4). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, black paper-covered boards, white lettering to spine.
Robert Edwards Holloway (b. August 30, 1850 in Barton-upon-Humber, North Lincolnshire, England - September 14, 1904, St. John's).
Ruby Louise Gough, née Case (b. May 5, 1923 - d. June 13th, 2016).
"At the young age of twenty-four Robert Edwards Holloway, a British schoolmaster, became principal of the Wesleyan Academy in St John's. During his thirty-year tenure he dramatically changed the direction of the school that later became the Methodist College. Ruby Gough's biography of Holloway and the Holloway Era is set against the growing social consciousness of the late nineteenth century and the major crises that shook St John's - the diphtheria epidemic of the late 1880s and the Great Fire of 1892 and its aftermath." - from the dj.
2. From England to Newfoundland;
Summer Interlude I: First Explorations;
3. The Holloway Era Begins;
4. From Academy to College;
5. A Time of Tragedy;
6. From Crisis to Crisis;
Summer Interlude II: White Bay, Labrador, and the West Coast;
7. "And Still the Wonder Grew ... ";
Summer Interlude III: Cruise of the Argo, Notre Dame Bay;
8. School and Community: Blurring the Boundaries;
Summer Interlude IV: A Visit to Snook's Arm;
9. The Work Continues;
Summer Interlude V: Return to Labrador;
10. And So Farewell.
1. 1876 Report, Methodist Academy;
2. Old Pupils' Page;
3. X-Ray Demonstrations in the Methodist College Laboratory;
4. Cycling Notes;
7. Experiments with Radium;
8. Correspondence, Hubert Bond, with the Rhodes Scholarship Selecting Committee;
9. Scholarships 1904-59.
With end-notes, bibliography and index.
Very good in dustjacket. 35.00
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