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Hurd, John, 1899-1978



  • Existence: 1899 - 1978

John Hurd was born on Nov. 2, 1899 in Boston, Ma. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1923 and received an AM from Harvard in 1924 and a BA from Oxford in 1927. He was hired by the English Department at Dartmouth as an instructor in 1927. He retired as Professor of English Emeritus in 1964. John Hurd died in 1978 in Hanover, NH.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Hurd papers

Identifier: MS-1049
Overview John Hurd (1899-1978 ) Dartmouth Class of 1921, and professor of English at Dartmouth. Contains personal and professional correspondence (much of it related to members of the Dartmouth Class of 1921), photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, programs, diaries and English papers and exams.

Oral history interview with John Hurd.

Identifier: DOH-231
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of John Hurd is comprised of two audiocassette recordings and a tape log of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Arthur Wilson on June 20, 1975 Hanover, NH. The entire interview runs for approximately one and a half hours. Professor Hurd describes his commitment to and style of teaching: He talks about the English Department, some of the tensions, and the faculty: David Lambuth, James McCallum, Sidney Cox, Steams Morse and Louis Connell. He provides his...