White, Lynn Townsend, 1907-1987

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Dates:
Birth 1907-04-29
Death 1987-03-30
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Lynn Townsend White, Jr. was born in San Francisco, CA, Apr. 29, 1907; BA, Stanford Univ. (1928), MA, Union Theological Seminary (1929), Harvard Univ. (1930), Ph. D, Harvard Univ. (1934); history instructor, Princeton Univ. (1933-37); asst. professor (1937-40) and professor (1940-43) of history at Stanford Univ.; President, Mills College (1943-58); professor of history, Univ. of CA, Los Angeles (1958-72); Director of the Univ. of CA, Los Angeles Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (1964-70); recipient of numerous honorary degrees, awards and decorations; various publications include: Educating our daughters : a challenge to the colleges (1950), Frontiers of knowledge in the study of man (1956), Medieval technology and social change (1962), Medieval religion and technology (1978).

From the description of Papers, 1937-1985. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41571397

Biography

Lynn Townsend White, Jr. was born in San Francisco, California, April 29, 1907; BA, Stanford University (1928), MA, Union Theological Seminary (1929), Harvard University (1930), Ph.D, Harvard University (1934); history instructor, Princeton University (1933-37); assistant professor (1937-40) and professor (1940-43) of history at Stanford University; President, Mills College (1943-58); professor of history, UCLA (1958-72); Director of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (1964-70); recipient of numerous honorary degrees, awards and decorations; various publications include: Educating our daughters: a challenge to the colleges (1950), Frontiers of knowledge in the study of man (1956), Medieval technology and social change (1962), Medieval religion and technology (1978).

From the guide to the Lynn Townsend White Papers, 1937-1985, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Subjects:

  • Popes--Primacy--History of doctrines--Middle Ages, 600-1500
  • Civilization, Medieval--13th century
  • College teachers--Archival resources
  • Historians--Archival resources
  • History teachers--Archival resources

Occupations:

  • College teachers--California--Archival resources
  • History teachers--California--Archival resources
  • Historians--California--Archival resources

Places:

  • California (as recorded)
  • Manes (as recorded)