James B. Angell Biography

James Burrill Angell (January 7, 1829–April 1, 1916) was an American educator, academic administrator, and diplomat. He was the longest-serving president of the University of Michigan (1871–1909).


Handbook of French literature; historical, biographical, and critical. Rev. and ed. by James B. Angell. Philadelphia, H. Cowperthwait & co., 1857.

The Diplomacy of the United States. Boston and New York, 1884-89.

Inadequate recognition of diplomatists by historians. Washington, 1894.

Honesty. By James Burrill Angell. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 1906.

The age of quickened conscience. Ann Arbor, Mich., The University, 1908.

The reminiscences of James Burrill Angell. New York [etc.] Longmans, Green, and Co., 1912.