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Dargan, Henry McCune, 1889-1970



  • Existence: 1889 - 1970

Henry McCune Dargan was born in 1889. He graduated from Mercer University in 1910 and received a Ph.D. from Harvard in 1914. During World War I, Dargan served in the Army. From 1914 to 1920, he taught English at the University of North Carolina after which he became assistant professor of English at Dartmouth College. Dargan became a full professor in 1923, retiring as Willard Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory in 1957. He died in 1970.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Henry Dargan papers

Identifier: MS-537
Overview Henry M. Dargan (1889-1970), professor of rhetoric and oratory. The collection contains the typescript of his "Studies in the Satire of Swift," as well as galley for his monograph, "The nature of Allegory as used by Swift."