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Williams, John Robert, 1897-1988



  • Existence: 1897 - 1988


John Williams was born on Nov. 12, 1897 in Boston, Massachusetts. After service in World War I, he graduated from Dartmouth College in 1919. From 1919-1927, he was a graduate student at Harvard University where he received the degree of AM in 1922 and PhD in 1927. Williams was hired as a member of the History Department in 1926. He retired as Professor of History Emeritus in 1964 and died in 1988.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Robert Williams papers

Identifier: MS-832
Date(s): 1919 to 1982

John Robert Williams (1897-1988), professor of history. Dartmouth College Class of 1919. The collection contains student notebooks from his days as a graduate student in history at Harvard University, teaching materials as a member of the history faculty at Dartmouth College, materials relating to his class reunion activities, and research notes and essays relating to his work as a medieval intellectual historian.

Oral history interview with John Williams.

Identifier: DOH-259
Date(s): 1975-08-05

John Williams, Professor of History Emeritus 1926-1964. Oral history interview documenting his career at Dartmouth College.

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