Hartley Burr Alexander

Hartley Burr Alexander, Ph.D (1873–1939) American philosopher, writer, educator, scholar, poet, and iconographer born Lincoln, Nebraska, on April 9, 1873.He was on the staff of Webster's Dictionary from 1903—1908, then became professor of philosophy at the University of Nebraska.He wrote a volume of poetry, Odes and Lyrics (1921). In 1919 he served as president of the American Philosophical Society.[edit]IconographerBurr is believed to have coined the tern iconographer to describe the work that he did developing iconographic schemes, decorative themes and inscriptions for a large number and variety of public buildings in the United States


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