Charlotte Mary Yonge (11 August 1823 – 24 May 1901) was an English novelist known for her huge output, now mostly out of print.
Charlotte Mary Yonge was born in Otterbourne, Hampshire, England, on 11 August 1823 to William Yonge and Fanny Yonge, née Bargus. She was educated at home by her father, studying Latin, Greek, French, Euclid and algebra.[ [mehr][weniger]
Henry Coppée (13 October 1821 – 22 March 1895) was an American educationalist and author.Henry Coppée was born in Savannah, Georgia, to a family of French extraction that had formerly settled in Haiti. He studied at Yale University for two years, worked as a civil engineer, graduated at West Point in 1845, served in the Mexican–American War as a lieutenant and was breveted captain for gallantry at the battles of Contreras and Churubusco during the Mexican–American War.
He was professor of English at West Point from 1850 to 1855 (when he resigned from the army), was professor of English literature and history in the University of Pennsylvania from 1855 to 1866. [mehr][weniger]
David Henry Montgomery (April 7, 1837 – May 28, 1928), or D.H. Montgomery as he was usually known, was an American author of several history textbooks. His "Leading Facts" series were widely used in schools from the 1890s through the 1920s.
Montgomery attended Brown University, graduating in 1861. He joined Theta Delta Chi during his time at Brown. [mehr][weniger]