James McCosh (1811-1894)

James McCosh was a Scottish-American philosopher and educator who came to the United States in 1868. He became a licensed preacher in his native Scotland in 1834. A philosopher, he wrote five books which attracted a great deal of attention worldwide. The College of New Jersey (later Princeton) called him to its presidency in 1868. Continuing to write his books, McCosh reinvigorated the failing college.

Date:
1875 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES17861
Photographer:
G. W. Pach
Height:
1251px
Width:
756px
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