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DARBI, John, educator, born in North Adams, Massachusetts, 3 September 1804 ; died in New York, 18 September 1877. He was graduated at Williams in 1831, and remained there as an instructor till he accepted a professorship in Wesleyan female College at Macon, Georgia Afterward he became professor of mathematics at Williams. In 1845 he was obliged, on account of his health, to go to a warm climate. He was connected with the educational departments of Georgia and Florida, was the founder of the Culloden female College, and afterward professor of natural science ill Auburn College, Ala. In 1869 he was elected president, of the Wesleyan University of Kentucky, but in 1875 resigned, and removed to New York City. He was a regular contributor to the religious press, and was the author of several educational and scientific works, including "Manual of Botany" (Macon, 1841); "The Botany of the Southern States" (New York, 1855); and "(Chemistry" (1860).
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