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Plapp, Frederick William, 1860-1936



  • Existence: 1860 - 1936

Frederick William Plapp was born on April 14, 1860 in Dubuque, Iowa. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1885. After graduation, he intended to become a physician but circumstances led him into the teaching field. From 1890 to 1930 he taught mainly botany and astronomy at Jefferson High School and Carl Schurz High School in Chicago. Plapp retired with emeritus status in 1930 and died on December 15, 1936.

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Frederick William Platt college essays

Codex 003371
Identifier: 003371
Overview Bound collection of manuscripts of essays by Frederick William Plapp (1860-1936) written while a student at Dartmouth College. Titles and professors include "The Duke of Marlboro" for Prof. Lord, "American Schools and the Roman Catholic Church" for Prof. Richardson, and "John Calvin" for Pres. Bartlett. Also includes a thesis for final honors in French and German entitled "Joan D'Arc" and an oration entitled "The German Element in the US."