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Fletcher, Robert Huntington, 1875-1919

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1875 - 1919

Robert Huntington Fletcher was born on February 18, 1875 in Hanover, New Hampshire. He graduated with an AB from Dartmouth College in 1896 and with an AM from Harvard College in 1908. He received his PhD from Harvard in 1901. While he was pursuing his degrees, Fletcher worked as a teacher and principle of the high school at Newport, New Hampshire. After travel in Europe he became acting professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1909, after a prolonged illness and employment at Butler College, Indianapolis, Fletcher became professor of English literature at Grinnell College, in Iowa. He left that position in 1915 but did not resign until 1917. He died on June 26, 1919.

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Robert Fletcher papers

MS-787
 Collection
Identifier: MS-787
Overview Robert Huntington Fletcher (1875-1919), author and professor of English literature. Dartmouth College Class of 1896. The collection contains typescripts and manuscripts of essays and poems as well as a photo album of European trips and a letter from Craven Laycock.