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F. A. P. Barnard

Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard (1809?1889) was an educator in science and mathematics who taught at the University of Alabama from 1837-1854. He later served as president of the University of Mississippi and Columbia College (now Columbia University), and Barnard College was named in his honor. Barnard advocated for equal educational opportunities for men and women.
Courtesy of University of Alabama W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library