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Dunham, Howard F., 1887-1969

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1887 - 1969

Howard F. Dunham was born in Winthrop, Massachusetts on July 1, 1887. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1911, after which he taught French and English at Ohio Wesleyan for two years, and studied at the Universite de Montpellier in France. Dunham joined the Dartmouth faculty in 1914, and received his MA from Dartmouth in 1919. Dunham was also the editor of several books including "Fifteen French Short Stories," (Quinze Contes Francais, 1930). From 1930 to 1941, Dunham corresponded with the French writer Romain Rolland (1866-1944), whose series of novels entitled "Jean Christophe" Dunham regularly taught in his classes. In 1951, Dunham was decorated by the French Government with the "Palmes Academiques." He retired from Dartmouth in 1956 and died in February 1969.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Howard F. Dunham correspondence with Romain Rolland

MS-1318
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1318
Overview Howard F. Dunham (1887-1969), professor of French at Dartmouth College. Graduate of Dartmouth College, Class of 1911. The collection consists of correspondence between writer Romain Rolland and Dunham.