Havens, Raymond Dexter, 1880-1954

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Raymond Dexter Havens was a professor of English Literature.

He was born in Rochester, New York in 1880. He graduated from the University of Rochester in 1898, and received his Ph. D. in English from Harvard, 1908. He returned to teach at the University of Rochester, and served as a Y.M.C.A. volunteer in France, 1917-1919. In 1925, he was appointed Caroline Donovan Professor of English at The Johns Hopkins University, a post he held until his retirement in 1949. Havens was an editor of MLN and was recognized as an eminent scholar of Milton and Wordsworth. Raymond Dexter Havens died in 1954.

From the description of Raymond Dexter Havens papers, 1752-1954. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 48394881

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referencedIn Eastman mss., 1892-1968 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Mackall, Leonard L. (Leonard Leopold), 1879-1937. Leonard Leopold Mackall papers, 1900-1937. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Edward Kennard Rand correspondence and other papers, 1900-1945. Houghton Library
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959 Houghton Library
referencedIn Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962. Arthur O. Lovejoy papers, 1872-1963. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Foerster, Norman, 1887-1972. Norman Foerster papers, 1907-1965. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Havens, Raymond Dexter, 1880-1954. Raymond Dexter Havens papers, 1752-1954. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library
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associatedWith Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956. person
associatedWith Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943. person
associatedWith Draper, John William, 1893- person
associatedWith Eastman, Max, 1883-1969 person
associatedWith Foerster, Norman, 1887-1972. person
associatedWith Frost, Robert, 1874-1963. person
associatedWith Gough, Richard, 1735-1809. person
associatedWith Guiterman, Arthur, 1871-1943. person
associatedWith Hancock, Walker Kirkland, 1901- person
associatedWith Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984. person
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith James, Henry, 1843-1916 person
associatedWith Johns Hopkins University. Dept. of English. corporateBody
associatedWith Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834. person
associatedWith Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962. person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Mackall, Leonard L. (Leonard Leopold), 1879-1937. person
associatedWith Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812. person
associatedWith Nicoll, Allardyce, 1894-1976. person
associatedWith Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943. person
correspondedWith Rand, Edward Kennard, 1871-1945 person
associatedWith Southey, Robert, 1774-1843 person
associatedWith Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956. person
associatedWith Stewart, Donald Ogden, 1894-1980. person
associatedWith Tinker, Chauncey Brewster, 1876-1963. person
associatedWith Warton, Joseph, 1722-1800 person
associatedWith Warton, Thomas, 1728-1790 person
associatedWith Wasserman, Earl R. (Earl Reeves), 1913- person
associatedWith Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850. person
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United States
English literature--Study and teaching (Higher)
Authors, American--20th century--Archives
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
Romanticism--Study and teaching (Higher)
College teachers--Archives


Birth 1880

Death 1954


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