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Page, Curtis Hidden, 1870-1946



  • Existence: 1870 - 1946

Curtis Hidden Page was born in Greenwood, Missouri. He graduated from Harvard University in 1890 where he received the George B. Sohier Prize for literature. He held teaching positions in French and English at Harvard University (1893–1908), Columbia University (1908–1909), Northwestern University (professor of English literature, 1909–1911), and Dartmouth College (professor of English literature, 1911–1946). In 1933 and 1939, Page was elected to the New Hampshire state legislature. He was a also a compiler of anthologies and a translator of French works including "Voyage to the Moon," by Cyrano de Bergerac and "The Man Who Married a Dumb Wife" by Anatole France. He also published a well-regarded translation of eight plays by Molière in 1908. Page died December 13, 1946.

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Curtis Hidden Page papers

Identifier: MS-495
Overview Curtis Hidden Page (1870-1946), educator and translator, professor of English Literature at Dartmouth College. The collection contains correspondence including Dartmouth College Presidents Ernest F. Nichols and Ernest Martin Hopkins as well as writings and research notes on Richard Hovey.