The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Hopkins, Edward Washburn

Hopkins, Edward Washburn, Ph.D. (Leipzig), LL.D., b, 1857; s; of, Lewis S. Hopkins, M.D.; educ; Columbia, New York, and Leipzig and Berlin engaged in tuition in Columbia, 1881-5; Professor of Sanskrit, first at Byrn Mawr College, 1885-95 and next at Yale, 1895, in succession to Professor Whitney A.B., 1878; Member, German Oriental Society; Secretary, American Oriental Society, since 1897; engaged in University teaching since 1881; spent a year in India, 1896-7. Publications: The Four Castes, Manu in Trubners Oriental Series; Religions of India, The Great Epic of India; Old and New.