The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Smith, George
Smith, George, C.I.E. (1878), LL.D., F.R.G.S., F.S.S. Principal, Doveton College, Calcutta, (Retd.) b. 1833; s.of Adam Smith; educ: the Royal High School, and the University of Edinburgh; Professor, 1854,and Principal of the Doveton College, 1855-58; Editor, Friend of India, Serampur, 1859-75; Editor, Calcutta Review, 1857-64; Editor, Annals of the Indian Administration, 1853-75; Correspondent, The Times of India, 1869-75; Honorary Magistrate and J.P. in Bengal; Fellow, Calcutta University, 1856-75; proceeded to England, 1879; has been General Foreign Secretary of the Free Church of Scotland since 1879 , Member of Council of Royal Societies Geographical Society; Publications: Student’s Geography of British India; Short History of Christian Missions; Twelve Indian Statesmen; Twelve Pioneer Missionaries; Life of William Carey, D.D.; Henry Martyn, Saint and Scholar; Life of John Wilson, D.D.; The Conversion of India; many articles in the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Quarterly Review, The Times, The Scotsman, etc. Address: 10, South Gardens, Edinburgh.