YARROW, Andrew H.

YARROW, Andrew Henry. 25.11.1919 — Miami 25.2.1999. U.S. Indologist. B.A. 1938 University of North Carolina. After WW II studies under Edgerton at Yale, Ph.D. 1950. From 1952 Assistant Professor of Indian Languages and Civilization at Columbia University. In the 1960s Professor at University of Miami. Publications: Diss. Aberrant Forms in the…

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WOODBURNE, Angus Stewart

WOODBURNE, Angus Stewart. London, Ontario 1.9.1881 — 13.2.1938. Rev. Canadian Missionary. Son of Thomas W. and Annie Cathro. Studies at McMaster in Toronto (B.A. 1906, M.A. 1910) and University of Chicago (B.D. 1917, Ph.D. 1918). Ordained Baptist minister in 1906. In 1906-14 missionary in India. In 1920-30 Professor philosophy at…

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WESTCOTT, Roger W.

WESTCOTT, Roger Williams. Philadelphia 28.4.1925 — Southbury, Conn. 21.11.2000. U.S. Linguist. From 1942 studies at Princeton, Ph.D. 1948 in Oriental Languages. Taught at M.I.T., Boston University, University of Michigan, Southern Connecticut State University, Wilson College, and Drew University, emeritus. Publications: “Toward a more concise inventory of Proto-Indo-European roots”, Word 44, 1993,…

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WERTZ, Dorothy C.

WERTZ, Dorothy C.  Buffalo, NY 18.5.1937 — 29.4.2003. U.S. Scholar of Religion.  B.A. Radcliffe College, then studied Social Anthropology at the London School of Economics. M.A. Radcliffe. Ph.D. Harvard, in Religion. She taught religion and social sciences at eight New England colleges. Later on concentrated on ethical and social issues…

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TOOMEY, Paul M.

TOOMEY, Paul Michael. Newton, MA 23.7.1951 — Orange, Florida 21.7.1992. U.S. Anthropologist. Son of William W. T., an attorney and journalist, and Constance E. Loughran. Graduated 1973 from Bowdoin College. In 1976 at American Institute in New Delhi. Ph.D. 1984 University of Virginia, in Anthropology. Then taught two years at…

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TEPLITZ, David

TEPLITZ, David. 1923 — Terra Linda 21.5.1994. U.S. Yoga Teacher. From Chicago. M.A. Northwestern University in music. Ph.D. American Academy for Asian Studies. A disciple of Ramana Maharshi, Sanskrit and Yoga teacher. Taught Sanskrit and meditation techniques at California Institute of Asian Studies. Played bass, 23 years teacher of music…

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SWADESH, Morris

SWADESH, Morris. Holyoke, MA 22.1.1909 — México City 20.7.1967. U.S. Linguist. Son of Bessarabian Jewish immigrant parents. Etudies at University of Chicago (B.A., M.A.), then followed his teacher E. Sapir to Yale (Ph.D. 1933). In 1937-39 taught at University of Wisconsin in Madison, then in war service (some time in…

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STANLEY, Patricia C.

STANLEY, Patricia Cotman. Austin 5.9.1933 — 5.3.2003. U.S. Linguist. Daughter of Pat Cotman and Pauline Martin. Studies at Chicago (B.A. 1966) and Austin. Ph.D. 1972 University of Texas, Austin. Taught at Washington State University, University of Łódź in Poland (1976-78), University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at…

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SMITH, William C.

SMITH, William Carson. 1883 — 19??. U.S. Sociologist. Graduated 1907 from Grand Island College, Nebraska. In 1912-15 educational work in Assam for American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. Back in the U.S.A. studied Sociology at University of Southern California and University of Chicago. Taught at several American universities. Publications: The Ao…

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SMITH, Henry Goodwin

SMITH, Henry Goodwin. New York City 8.1.1860 — Goshen, Hampshire County, MA 7.8.1940. Rev. U.S. Theologian. Son of Henry Bounton Smith (1815–1877), also a Theologian, and Elizabeth Lee Allen. Graduated 1881 from Amherst College. M.A. 1884 Union Theological Seminary. D.D. 1897 Wabash and Maryville. Presbyterian Pastor in Freehold, NJ, 1897-1903…

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