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Snyder, Franklyn Bliss, 1884-1958

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1884-1958

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Franklyn Bliss Snyder (1884-1958) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3/16/1
Abstract Franklyn Bliss Snyder joined the Northwestern faculty in 1909 as an instructor in English. Snyder took a particular interest in the Scottish poet Robert Burns, publishing in 1932 The Life of Robert Burns and, later, Robert Burns: His Personality, His Reputation and His Art. In 1934, he was promoted to Dean of the Graduate School, taking over the role from James A. James. Among the more important roles Snyder played outside the University were his memberships on the Commission on School Board...
Dates: 1914-1973