Fairbanks, Arthur, 1864-1944
- Existence: 1864 - 1944
Arthur Fairbanks was born on November 13, 1864. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1886, after which he attended the Yale Divinity School and Union Theological Seminary. He also studied in Germany receiving a PH.D from the University of Freiburg in 1890. He was on the faculty of Dartmouth College and Yale and Cornell Universities until 1900, when he became professor of Greek literature and archaeology at the University of Iowa. In 1906, he was appointed professor of Greek and Greek archaeology in the University of Michigan. He was appointed curator of classical art at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in 1907, and in 1908 became director there. He supervised the museum's move to its current Fenway location. He retired in 1925. He was a member of many classical and died on January 13, 1944.
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Overview Thesis by Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944) entitled "The Dative Case in Sophocles."