Farrand, Max, 1869-1945

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Birth 1869-03-29
Death 1945-06-17
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Max Farrand was born in Newark, N.J., into the family of Samuel Ashbel Farrand and Louise Wilson Farrand. He graduated from Princeton University, where he also received his Ph.D.; later he continued further graduate work in Leipzig and Heidelberg, and at Wesleyan and Yale Universities. He became professor of history at Wesleyan, Stanford, Cornell, Harvard, and Yale Universities (1896-1925), Incorporator and Director of the Commonwealth Fund (1918-1927) and Director of the Huntington Library (1927-1941), remaining as Research Associate after 1941. He was also a Trustee of the California Institute of Technology from 1931, President of American Historical Society (1940), Trustee of the American Academy in Rome, and member of a number of scholarly and honorary societies and clubs. Farrand was married to Beatrix Cadwalader Jones, niece of Edith Wharton and a well-known landscape gardener.

From the description of Papers of Max Farrand, 1816-1947. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122593584

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Subjects:

  • Constitutional history
  • Women authors, American--Archives

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