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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
Date(s): 1913 to 1977

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
Date(s): 1975-06-20
Abstract John Hurd, Class of 1923, Professor of English Emeritus 1927-1964. Oral history interview documenting his career at Dartmouth College. 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 impressions of student and alumni attitudes towards President Hopkins and Dickey. He discuses College and community architect...
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