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Dr. John Rae

by Robert L. Richards

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Published by Caedmon of Whitby Publishers in Whitby, North Yorkshire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic regions,
  • Scotland,
  • Arctic regions.
    • Subjects:
    • Rae, John, 1813-1893.,
    • Surgeons -- Scotland -- Biography.,
    • Surgery, Naval -- Arctic regions.,
    • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert L. Richards.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRD273.R34 R53 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 231 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2656560M
      ISBN 100905355296
      LC Control Number85240928

      John Rae, Writer: Reach for Glory. John Rae was born on Ma in London, England as John Malcolm Rae. He was a writer and actor, known for Reach for Glory (), The Custard Boys () and Public School (). He died on Decem in tion: Writer, Actor. The Arctic Journals of John Rae – a collection of John Rae’s writings, including pages of his unpublished autobiography, the complete text of his account of his expedition of , the report of the fate of the Franklin expedition, and the exchange of words with Charles Dickens; selected and introduced by .

      John Rae was an American author and illustrator who lived from to He wrote and illustrated "New Adventures of Alice," "Grasshopper Green and The Meadow Mice," and "Granny Goose," and was noted for his portraits of Carl Sandburg and Albert.   John Malcolm Rae was born in London in The son of a London radiologist, he was educated at Bishop's Stortford College and read History at .

      The autobiography of Dr John Rae, – a preliminary note - Volume 14 Issue 89 - Alan Cooke. Scottish doctor and explorer John Rae is a controversial figure in the history of the Arctic. He began his career with the Hudson's Bay Company as a surgeon in Moose Factory, Ontario, where he learned to survey, live off the land, and travel great distances on snowshoes. These skills served him well when, in , he was charged with completing the geography of the northern shore of North.


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Rae was following in the footsteps of many Orcadians before him who were recruited by HBC and made the voyage across the Atlantic to work or settle in Canada. One of nine children, John Rae was born at the Hall of Clestrain, Orphi, Orkney, on 30th September Studying medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, Rae qualified in and promptly accepted the post of ship's surgeon on the Hudson Bay.

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John Rae (20 March – 16 December ) was a British educator, author and novelist. He was headmaster of Taunton School (–) and then Head Master of Westminster School (–). In he became head of the Laura Ashley Foundation and was on the Board of The Observer newspaper from to In he became executive chairman of the Portman Group.

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