Davis, David Brion

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Birth 1927-02-16
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David Brion Davis was born on February 16, 1927, in Denver, Colorado, to Clyde Brion and Martha Davis. He received a B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1950 and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1956. He was a professor in the history department at Cornell University from 1955 to 1969 and a professor of history at Yale University from 1969 until his retirement in 2001. His The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture won the Pulitzer Prize in 1967.

From the description of David Brion Davis papers, ca. 1970-1998 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702164713

David Brion Davis was born February 16, 1927 in Denver, Colorado to Clyde Brion and Martha Davis. He received a B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1950 and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1956. He was a professor in the history department at Cornell University from 1955 to 1969 and a professor of history at Yale University from 1969 until his retirement in 2001. His The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture won the Pulitzer Prize in 1967.

From the guide to the David Brion Davis papers, 1970-1998, (Manuscripts and Archives)

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