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Ross, Frank Alexander, 1888-1968



  • Existence: 1888 - 1968

Frank Alexander Ross was born on January 23, 1888 in New York City. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale in 1908 and his master and PhD from Columbia in 1913 and 1924, respectivly. From 1908-1909, Ross worked as a civil engineer in California and later as a teacher of sociology and statistics at Columbia University from 1914-1926, becoming assistant professor in 1926. From 1937-1941, he was professor of sociology and department chairman at Syracuse University. He died in 1968.

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Frank Ross manuscripts and research

Webster MS-265
Identifier: MS-265
Overview Frank Alexander Ross (1888-1968), writer. The collection contains research notes, data, typescripts, and final drafts of several of Frank Alexander Ross' studies on Afro-Americans and Native Americans. Much of the research material is on the economic status of Afro-Americans. Includes rough and final drafts of his "Bibliography on Negro Migration"(1934).