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Demaree, Albert Lowther, 1894-1964



  • Existence: 1894 - 1964

Albert Lowther Demaree was born in 1894. He joined the faculty at Dartmouth College in 1927 as an instructor in history , retiring as a professor in 1961. American history was his special field, in which he regularly taught survey courses as well as political biography and advanced seminars. After retiring from Dartmouth, Demaree became head of the department of history and taught at the newly founded Nathaniel Hawthorne College in Antrim, New Hampshire until his death. Demaree served in the US Navy during borh World Wars, attaining the rank of Commander. The Wars and the concept of sea power continued to interest him for the rest of his life and were the subjects of several of his seminars. In 1945, the US Navy published his book "Naval Orientation" and Demaree periodically revised this much used book. Demaree also published articles and another book entitled "The American Agricultural Press, 1818-1860" in 1941. He died in 1964.

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Albert Demaree papers

Identifier: MS-636
Overview Albert L. Demaree (1894-1964), professor of history. The collection contains class material, including lectures relating to his career as a professor of history at Dartmouth College. The manuscript for his book "The American Agricultural Press, 1819-1860" (1941) is also included.