14th (1929) edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica – Who wrote it?

What follows is a listing of authors I recognized who wrote articles for this edition of the Britannica:

US History
Andrew Mellon – US Secretary of Treasury
General John J. Pershing – US Army
Alfred E. Smith – Governor of New York

Military
T.E. Lawrence – on guerilla warfare (Lawrence of Arabia)

Literature
Louis Untermeyer
C.K. Chesterton
Stephen Leacock
H.L. Mencken

Philosophy and Psychology (interesting grouping D.Segal)
E. Husserl
E. L. Thorndike

Physical and Biological Sciences
Niels Bohr – nuclear physics
Sir Ernest Rutherford – xrays
A.A. Michelson – speed of light-professor- at Clark University, Worcester MA
George EastmanEastman Kodak
Albert Einstein– quantum theory

Economics
George Bernard Shaw
General Sir Robert Baden-Powell – founded Boy Scouts

Next blog will be samples of interesting content of Vol. 1!

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