Nebraska Authors

Elisha Benjamin Andrews

Born 1844-01-10 Hinsdale, NH (USA)

Died 1917-10-30
Putnam County, OH (USA)

Granville, OH (USA)
Denison University Cemetery

Chancellor of the University of Nebraska from July, 1900 to December, 1908. Andrews was an economist who had previously served as the President of Dennison University in Ohio, 1875-1879, President of Brown University, 1889-1898, and superintendent of schools in Chicago, IL. The University of Nebraska has a longer on-line biographical sketch of the author.

Places Lived

Hinsdale, NH
Providence, RI
Newton, MA
Ithaca, NY
Granville, OH
Chicago, IL
Lincoln, NE (1900-1908)

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Nonfiction


American History; Religion; Law; Economics


Brown University, 1870, Providence, RI
Newton Theological Institution, 1874, Newton, MA


Ordained Minister
Professor, Cornell University
President, Brown College
University President, Denison College, Granville, OH
Superintendant of Schools, Chicago, IL
University Chancellor, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Places Worked

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Brown College (University), Providence, RI
Denison University, Granville, OH
Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


American Commissioner to the Brussels Monetary Conference, 1892


Past President of the Association of State Universities, 1904


A Private's Reminiscences of the First Year of the War. 1886.
Brief Institutes of Our Constitutional History, English and American. 1886.
Brief Institutes of General History. 1887.
An Honest Dollar. 1889.
History of the United States. 1894.
Wealth and Moral Law. 1894.
History of the Last Quarter Century in the United States: 1870-1895.1896.
Institutes of Economics. 1900.
Problems of Cosmology. 1901.
History of the United States From the Earliest Discovery of America to the End of 1902. 1903.
United States in Our Own Time: From Reconstruction to Expansion. 1903.
The Call of the Land. 1913.
History of the United States. 1903 and 1925.

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