Hugh S. Bird
Hugh S. Bird was a member of the group of faculty at William & Mary known as the Seven Wise Men. Bird was hired in 1888, at the age of nineteen, to serve as the professor of pedagogics (or the study of being a teacher). When the curriculum was changed in 1898, he began to teach philosophy as well as pedagogics. He was the first of the Seven Wise Men to leave William and Mary, resigning in 1904.
Material in the Special Collections Research Center
- University Archives Photograph Collection
- William Booth Taliaferro Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, William & Mary.
- Office of the President, Lyon Gardiner Tyler Records, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, William & Mary.
- Godson, et al. The College of William and Mary: A History. Williamsburg, Va.: King and Queen Press, Society of the Alumni, College of William and Mary in Virginia.
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