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Prof. Charles Godfrey, M.V.O

Nature volume 113, page 685 (10 May 1924) | Download Citation



As was announced in NATURE of April 12, Prof. Charles Godfrey died on April 4 at the early age of fifty years. All who are interested in the education of boys and girls realise something of his influence on the modern teaching of mathematics, even if their knowledge of him extends only to the admirable text books of which he was one of the authors. But they do not all know that he did much more than write able books to meet an existing demand; that has been done before; it was largely his preliminary work in the cause of better teaching that created the demand for new text-books.

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