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James Hight Wikipedia
Sir James Hight (3 November 1870 – 17 May 1958) was a New Zealand university professor, educational administrator and historian. He was born in Halswell near Christchurch, New Zealand on 3 November 1870. He died on 17 May 1958 and is buried at Linwood Cemetery.
In 1935, Hight was awarded the King George V Silver Jubilee Medal. In the 1947 New Year Honours he was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to education.
The library building at the University of Canterbury is named for him.