“…The Moral Tone Of Canterbury…” – Sir James ‘Doc’ Hight

“It was no idle boast that the moral tone of Canterbury was higher and its public men better educated, more honourable, and public-spirited than those of any other New Zealand settlement at that time”.

Sir James ‘Doc’ Hight (1870 – 1958)
* Canterbury Historian/Author
* History, Political & Science Economy Professor at the Canterbury College (University of Canterbury) – remembered today in the naming of the Hight Library and Art Tower at the U.C.)
* Co-founded the History Society
* Member of the Pilgrim’s Association
* Editor for Whitcombe and Tombs (Whitcoulls)

* Image of Sir James Hight courtesy of  http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz*

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