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[[File:William brydone jack.jpg|thumb|right|215x371px|UNB President William Brydone Jack, 1878. MG L 32; Series 6; File 1, Box 4; Item 24.]]'''Nicknames/Other names:''' Manus - because of the way he sounded to students pronouncing 'minus' in his Scottish accent
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[[File:William brydone jack.jpg|thumb|right|215x371px|UNB President William Brydone Jack, 1878. MG L 32; Series 6; File 1, Box 4; Item 24.]]'''Nicknames/Other names:''' Manus - (because of the way he pronounced 'minus' in his Scottish accent)
  
 
'''Education:'''
 
'''Education:'''
  
*Bachelor of Science - University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland
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*Bachelor of Science - University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland  
*Doctor of Civil Laws (1855) - University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada
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*Doctor of Civil Laws (1855) - University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada  
  
 
'''Years Employed:''' 1840 - 1885
 
'''Years Employed:''' 1840 - 1885
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'''Position(s) held:'''
 
'''Position(s) held:'''
  
*Professor of Mathematics & Natural Philosophy (1840 - 1861)
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*Professor of Mathematics & Natural Philosophy (1840 - 1861)  
*Professor of Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, & Astronomy (1861 - 
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*Professor of Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, & Astronomy (1861 -   
*President (1861 - 1885)
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*President (1861 - 1885)  
  
'''Activities/Contributions:''' In 1947, Jack spearheaded the initiative to procure a telescope in 1847 and to erect an observatory in 1851.
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'''Activities/Contributions:''' Jack spearheaded the initiative to procure a telescope in 1847 and to erect an observatory in 1851.
  
 
'''Notes:'''
 
'''Notes:'''
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'''Sources:'''
 
'''Sources:'''
  
*MacNutt, W. Stewart. "The University in the Twentieth Century." The University of New Brunswick Memorial Volume. Ed. Alfred G. Bailey. Fredericton: University of New Brunswick, 1950, pp. 26 - 40.
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*MacNutt, W. Stewart. "The University in the Twentieth Century." The University of New Brunswick Memorial Volume. Ed. Alfred G. Bailey. Fredericton: University of New Brunswick, 1950, pp. 26 - 40.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:00, 29 August 2019

UNB President William Brydone Jack, 1878. MG L 32; Series 6; File 1, Box 4; Item 24.

Nicknames/Other names: Manus - (because of the way he pronounced 'minus' in his Scottish accent)

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science - University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland
  • Doctor of Civil Laws (1855) - University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada

Years Employed: 1840 - 1885

Faculty: Arts

Department:

Position(s) held:

  • Professor of Mathematics & Natural Philosophy (1840 - 1861)
  • Professor of Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, & Astronomy (1861 - 
  • President (1861 - 1885)

Activities/Contributions: Jack spearheaded the initiative to procure a telescope in 1847 and to erect an observatory in 1851.

Notes:

Sources:

  • MacNutt, W. Stewart. "The University in the Twentieth Century." The University of New Brunswick Memorial Volume. Ed. Alfred G. Bailey. Fredericton: University of New Brunswick, 1950, pp. 26 - 40.


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