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Small, Stuart G. P.



Stuart Gerard Paul Small was born on June 22, 1916 in New York City. In 1938 he obtained his B.A. in classics from Bowdoin College, and in 1942, his PhD in classics from the University of Cincinnati.

From 1945 to 1947, Small was an instructor in classics at Marietta College in Ohio and from 1947-1955, he was an assistant professor of classics at Yale University.

In 1955, Small joined the faculty at Northwestern as an associate professor of classics. He was chair of the classics department from 1975-1978.

Small was on the Dean's Honor Roll for Teaching in 1976-1977, and on the Faculty Honor Roll, 1977-1979 and 1983-1984. He was promoted to professor of classics on September 1, 1983. Small retired in 1986, but continued to teach part-time for three more years.

Small was an authority on Catullus, a Roman lyric poet from the first century B.C. He authored the book, Catullus: A Reader's Guide to the Poems published in 1983.

Small married Mary Wren and the couple had three children: David, Gregory and Thomas.

Stuart G. P. Small died in Evanston on July 27, 1992.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Stuart G. P. Small (1916-1992) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/9/2

The Stuart G. P. Small Papers fill eight boxes and span the period 1947-1989. The papers are organized in four main categories: biographical materials, correspondence, teaching files and publications.

Dates: 1947-1989