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Childs, Francis Lane, 1884-1973



Francis Lane Childs was born on December 18, 1884, in Henniker, New Hampshire. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1906, and became an instructor of English at the College in 1909. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1914, and was promoted to full professor in 1920, a position he held until his retirement in 1954. In 1961, he received an honorary degree from Dartmouth College. Childs died on August 26, 1973 in Hanover, NH.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Francis L. Childs papers

Identifier: ML-55
Date(s): 1898 to 1973

Francis Lane Childs (1884-1973), professor of English. Dartmouth College Class of 1906. The collection consists of family correspondence, course materials, Class of 1906 records and memorabilia as well as research material, manuscripts and galley proofs for his book, "Hanover, New Hampshire."

Phonodisc 0010. Childs, Francis Lane; Professor Dragon, "A celebration of the Publication of the Authorized Version of the Bible" (Dartmouth College Records)

 Folder, Box 2
Part of DS-4: Rauner phonodisc collection
Date(s): 1952 (or 1958, last digit unclear)
Content Description Collection of phonograph records (phonodiscs) held by Rauner Special Collections at Dartmouth College. Most records relate to the history of Dartmouth College and its faculty, staff, and students. Some audio recordings relate to the Upper Valley Region of the Connecticut River, New Hampshire and Vermont. The collection contains many phonograph (vinyl and shellac) records of varying sizes and colors, including many which were cut on-site and outside of the factory stamping process (also known...

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