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Webster, Clarence Mertoun, 1892-1959



  • Existence: 1892 - 1959

Clarence Mertou Webster was born on September 16, 1892 in Hampton, Connecticut. He graduated from Clark University in 1915 and earned a master’s degree from the University of Michigan in 1916 after which he taught at several institutions before earning his Ph.D. at Brown in 1935. Webster was also a contributing editor of Yankee magazine and published two books "Puritans at Home" in 1936, and "Town Meeting Country" in 1945. He joined the faculty of Brown University during World War II where he was promoted to asssistant professor of English in 1946 and associate professor in 1949. Webster died after surgery to have a lung removed on January 24, 1959.

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"Town meeting country," typescript

Identifier: MS-581
Overview "Town Meeting Country," by Clarence M. Webster (circa 1945). The collection contains the typescript, with editor's notations, of the book.